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Come fly with me

Well, I am home from PI and the World Supers. What an adventure and what a cautionary tale as well; let me explain. Herein a mixture of new material and my potted reports as events unfolded on … [Read more...]

Musical chairs

With Ducati's slightly improved performance at Mugello on the weekend, the focus switches to a private test for the team later this week at the same circuit. And some chair re-arranging is taking … [Read more...]

My island in the sun (with apologies to Harry Belafonte)

Recovering, if that's the right word, from my yearly pilgrimage to Phillip Island for the opening round of the FIM World Superbike and Supersport Championship. What a 6 day epic it was. Leaving … [Read more...]

Not so super

In a couple of weeks we will see the opening on the 2013 racing season. And it begins, fittingly, at Phillip Island, with Round 1 of the World Superbike Championship. However, all in the garden is … [Read more...]

Max hangs it up

As foreshadowed in my posting yesterday, current WSBK champion, Max Biaggi, announced his retirement from motorcycle racing last night, aged 41. At an age where most serious riders have already … [Read more...]


Are for relaxation, or so they tell me. But I seem to have spent all of it so far cleaning up my study, relocating cupboards and generally doing stuff that keeps you pretty busy. Having a break now … [Read more...]