Blog: May 25. I’m a coach.

It’s Monday morning and I’ve been in Sydney doing Motorcycling Australia’s coaching course. I’m now a ‘Level 0’ or ‘Club’ coach, which, like all administrative things, has some important limitations and meanings when it comes to legal protection and obligations should I engage in any coaching. Even to say a person is ‘coaching’ has to be legally defined before MA will have anything to do with it, and then our governing body’s involvement seems to…

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Blog: May 18. The next disc is raging.

I’ve done no riding this last week, but it’s not all gloom and doom. First, Dan Vaughan finished the Dominator, so it’s back in the shed and running as sweetly and as smoke-free as ever. Craig Murcott was doing some work and Dan’s workshop, and with those two blokes working on it, the result can only be superb. The damage was bad, but nothing compared to what it might’ve been, so I’m glad of that….

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Blog: May 11. Struth.

Frigging May! Already. Craig Murcott just left here, and he’s wearing his heated gloves and jacket for a ride he did on the weekend (it’s Sunday arvo). I fancy myself capable of dealing with tough going, but the cold really knocks me about. Winter isn’t my favourite, and here it is again. Bugger. It’s been a quiet week for me. I had to go to Sydney for work, and the rest of the week I…

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Blog: May 4. Been ridin’.

It’s been a big week, and for a change I can say I spent pretty much the whole week riding. I started off with a run down the freeway on Monday. I had to deliver work’s Triumph 800XCx to Triumph in Melbourne, so I managed to piece a few things together to make the trip effective. First up Tuesday was a stop at Safari Tanks in the middle of Victoria there somewhere – near Bright…

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