celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

Well, hello Autumn

This is the scene out my front door this morning. It is most unusual because, here on the east coast of Australia, we have been experiencing an extended Summer. Just yesterday the skies were … [Read more]

Happy birthday, Mr Superbike

Today, the 27th of April is the 62nd birthday of Robbie Phillis, the man who was christened Mr Superbike during his racing career due to his dominance of the category in Australia. As well … [Read more]


While cleaning out mum's house when she went into care earlier on this year, we found all of Dad's official army papers; I never knew that mum had kept them. Dad was considerably older than … [Read more]

The end of the line

Though it hasn't been officially announced by Honda, it seems that the venerable VFR Honda range has come to an end. First appearing in 1986 (above), VFR fanatics have been contacting their … [Read more]

When the road calls

Last weekend was Round 3 of Motostars, held at the picturesque Greer Park go kart track just out of Toowoomba in Qld. The plan always was for me to take the bike for this round, the furthest … [Read more]

When your supplier is dependent on another supplier

Again my apologies for not updating more often. Family commitments have taken precedence and look like doing so so for a little while longer, please bear with me. As most of you know I … [Read more]