Blog: February 24. Lots happening. No riding.

Sorry to be a day late, but for the first time in several years I actually had ‘annual leave’. I’ve been working for myself for so long that the idea of having days were you don’t work but still get paid is a novelty. In any event, I managed a couple of days away and haven’t done any riding. Nor have I made any progress on anything else – like the Poker Run. I’ve been…

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Blog: February 17. There’s a dualsport poker run coming!

Yo everyone. It’s time for another ride/event, so, thanks to Pottsy – who most of you should know, but probably don’t want to admit it after his hat at the Glen Innes MacDonald’s on Longest Day last year – we’re going to have a dualsport poker run. In case anyone may not have experienced a poker run, it’s the simplest concept imaginable. Every time a rider completes a lap, they get a playing card. After…

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Karen Ramsay’s weekend away

Fortunately I’m at home writing this ride report and not bailing Dave out of a Queensland lockup. I guess those new laws in Queensland aren’t quite as bad as people have made out. Craig H finally got his new replacement KTM after the other one had its engine dusted, so we decided a nice day out with mainly bitumen would be the way to go to break the new bike in. We left town at…

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Blog: February 10. Last ride for a while

It’s Saturday night again, and I managed to wander out to Oban River this morning. It’s out near Ward’s Mistake, and it was such a perfect ride I still can’t believe how good it was. The weather was perfect, the coffee at Ebor and Juan’s was smooth and rich, and the Dominator is really working well. I had a ball. I even met a few colourful characters. First up was a couple of blokes in…

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Blog: February 3. Namedropper!

I admit I’m feeling both a bit sheepish and a bit chuffed tonight. First up my wife and I decided to go to the local Macca’s for breakfast during the week. The cafe bar must be one of the slowest in the country, so when I saw there were very few people I barrelled past some skinny kid with his ears tucked into one of those caps and blurted my order to the girl. While…

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