celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

Pssst, hey, Bud, wanna buy an Aprilia??

Interesting news item here. Apparently the Aprilia factory is selling off its collection of 500cc Grand Prix bikes from the late 1990's. These were the bikes ridden by McWilliams and Harada … [Read more]

The “Other” V4.

Unlike Honda's steadfast refusal to update the aging VFR, Italian manufacturer, Aprilia, is about to enter the market with a sports bike based on the V4 concept. Having made a name for … [Read more]

Web site update.

Tonight I have updated my web site. I have published Chapter 3 of My Motobiography here.....and the 2nd chapter of The Ride That Shall Not Be Mentioned, here And I have also updated the … [Read more]

WSBK Teams for 2009. Confirmed and Speculation.

Ducati Xerox Noriyuki Haga Michel Fabrizio Yamaha Italia Ben Spies Tom Sykes Ten Kate Honda Carlos Checa Ryuichi Kiyonari Jonathan Rea Alstare Suzuki Max … [Read more]

Champions all.

Quiet weekend, this. Weather wasn't conducive to riding so home pursuits were in order. And this afternoon I settled down with the latest issue of "Bike" magazine, my favourite read. I used … [Read more]

Been busy.

Haven't posted for a week or so. Haven't been riding much, either. This working full-time caper sure keeps you close to home. Did ride down to Canberra last weekend for a big speedway … [Read more]