Pulling the Pin…

As we got off the bikes in Glenambo, Ed looks at me and says you’re not feeling the love for this ride are you?… This week was meant to be a week riding with mates with an attempt on a couple of IBA ride (50cc and then a Centreline24). But we all have had bad…

A ride to clear the head

Work’s been fairly relentless; the new bike hasn’t yet experiencing an IBA ride distance; and the girls are out of town – it sounded like a perfect opportunity to just get out of town and go for a ride. The plan consisted of three corners, (Dubbo, Cobar, and Hay) a meeting location and a time.  That’s it.…

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…

The 50cc – just don’t give up

The motorcycle community like all communities is made up of a wide range of different sub cultures. There’s the sports bike riders with their fast sports bikes and often bright leathers; the tourers with huge heavy bikes complete with surround sound and arm rests for the pillion; the adventure riders with big tall bikes and…