celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

The trouble with insurance.

My recent difficulties have highlighted a situation that wasn't immediately apparent. A friend was just talking about an almost-new ZX10-R that fell over in the driveway and did $4500 worth … [Read more]

MotoGp Musings. Part the Second.

Yesterday's MotoGp test at Brno was interesting for a number of reasons. Test Times: 1. Casey Stoner AUS Ducati Marlboro Team (B) 1min 56.261 secs 2. Valentino Rossi ITA Fiat Yamaha … [Read more]

MotoGp Musings..

Fascinating racing last night, though disappointing from an Aussie point of view. Casey's crash when he had a commanding lead is being touted on most American forums as evidence that Casey … [Read more]

The search begins.

I spent a bit of time today trolling through the various bikes sales sites on the net starting to look for a replacement bike. I've got a short list of about 8 bikes, 4 of which are in NSW … [Read more]


Thank God the funeral is over. What a harrowing day. Nevertheless it was good to be there and to show support and compasson to the family. I've started making up a short list of potential … [Read more]

Small advances

The insurance company has made an offer on the bike; less than what I was hoping for, but more than they could have, so I guess I should be grateful. Will have to stump up some cash to get … [Read more]