Zed2 – the Ultimate Touring Weapon

So with sudden demise of my trusty zed I went in search of a suitable replacement.  And after looking around there really wasn’t anything that grabs me like my zed. Except for the  newer version of the ZX14R from 2013 which included a number of improvements and some nice restyling. Enter one 2014 ZX14R, with only…

Zed is Dead!

It all started innocently enough… A friend asked me take his new GTR out for a ride to get the oil moving as he is out of action for a while. It was only going to be a short ride of around 70km just to clear out the cobwebs. So I invited my son-in-law to…

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…

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,…

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…

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…