celebrating 40+ years of motorcycling

From an archive

I have remarked on numerous occasions over the years that it staggers me that photos from over 40 years ago keep coming out of peoples' archives that nobody has ever seen except the person … [Read more]

Winging it

Well I did my first long ride on Goldie yesterday. My club, CEMCC, has a monthly Wednesday ride named in honour of a former member and it is always well attended, at least that's what I have … [Read more]

Never Ready

At the end of 1967, the FIM announced that it was putting a stop to all of this multi-cylinder nonsense and that road racing bikes would be restricted to "just" 4 cylinders. The era before … [Read more]

Maintenance day

As the title suggests, today was a maintenance day. There were jobs that needed doing on both the VFR and the Gold Wing so there was no putting it off any longer. I actually intended doing … [Read more]

Important Half of My Life update

It's over 11 years since I started writing my blog. In that time, I've produced a couple of thousand articles and ranged far and wide over subjects that cover much more than just … [Read more]

The Great Ocean Road

Every country has its "must see" destination, whether it be the Grand Canyon, Stonehenge, Niagara Falls or the Pyramid of Giza. In Australia we have a raft-load of them which is probably why … [Read more]