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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...]

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...]

Treasure Island

Wow, what a week! I've just got back from a trip to the 20th Annual Island Classic at Phillip Island (nice of them to name it after me!) and it surpassed by a considerable margin the enjoyment that … [Read more...]

Island tragic

Well, the first round of the WSBK at Phillip Island last weekend delivered the very best and the very worst of what a race meeting can deliver. Champagne racing in the premier categories and the … [Read more...]

WSBK by numbers

Ahead of this weekend's World Superbike opening round at Phillip Island, here's the numbers, courtesy of the series promoters, Infront. 1 - the most successful number: 80 races have been won by the … [Read more...]

A temporary member of the Fourth Estate

You see, I did pay attention to those French lessons in High School. In French politics the Press was referred to as the Fourth Estate. In order it was the 4th most important group of society, behind … [Read more...]