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…

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…

Just Helping Out

As I have mentioned in previous posts, I help out with the occasional cycle road racing events as a motocom – ie a commassaire on a motorcycle.  So I have had quite a bit of experience in and around cyclists.  A month ago I had a call for help with an event (not a race) in…

Finding my way home

From Port Lincoln I continued up and around the coast popping into the various settlements along the way.  It amazed me the number of these little towns on my trip that had quite prominent murals painted on walls.   In endurance riding circles Horrocks pass is the welcome to the east, the first set of true…