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Gotta Love Spring

The first outing with the Subaru. Our old car has had to put up with a lot over the years including teaching both our girls to drive.  And it was sporting all the experience and marks that comes with that.  So it was time to upgrade. Enter one Subaru Liberty. On Friday when I got…

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Just takin’ it easy

For those who have followed my blog may have picked up the theme that I like riding my bike and I like riding a long way.  Well that is very true.  However, I also really love sharing my rides with Deb.  These rides aren’t measured in 1,000’s of kilometers but in the number of coffee shops,…

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Memorial Ride 2016

Each year long distance riders from around Australia congregate at Wilmington in South Australia to remember riders (friends) who we have lost.  This year was especially poignant for me, with the loss of Pat, the life of the party, the clown, our friend. The Plan I have always wanted to do the run between Ivanhoe…

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Adventure

Today the motorcycle market is all about niche markets – sports, hyper sports, sports tourers, tourers, cruisers, trials, trail, motocross, enduro, mortard,  adventure, and the list goes on. Sometimes you just have to do inappropriate things with inappropriate equipuipment – be adventurous. Today we went for a ride into the forest. One of us was…

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Final thoughts – Riding in Spain

It really doesn’t matter how you do it, or what you ride, the important thing is that you do do it. Spain is an amazing place to ride. It is jam packed with history, fascinating towns and cities surrounded by amazing scenery, and connected by glorious roads. This is some of the best riding I…

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All good things must come to an end

So the ride from the castle at Cardona was our last real day of riding. I must say I felt a bit sad knowing that today I’d be going to the Catalunya MotoGP. Not because I didn’t want to go to the race but it marks the end to this fabulous adventure on these fabulous…