Blog: July 27. The changeover.

Hey everyone! It’s Sunday night and I’ve had a very busy week with no time for riding. I have to return the Triumph XCx to Triumph, so I had to strip all the accessories off it. The only day I could find to do that was Friday, and it was raining. The shed is full of bikes, so I started just coping with working in the drizzle, but then I remembered I had a Quickshade…

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Blog: July 20. Not so cold after all

It’s Sunday arvo and I’ve had a pretty good run this weekend, I have to say. Triumph lobbed a new Tiger 800XRx into the shed for work, and I’ve been able to grab a few short rides on it. It’s SO smooth! It has everything I love about the 800XCx, but it’s more road oriented. The smaller front wheel and tubeless tyres are an indicator of what Triumph expects the bike to do, but I…

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Marty’s Inverell ride in September

I’m sure I’ve mentioned it here before, but Vince Strang is doing a ride on the weekend of September 19 and 20. The ride will include the release of Disc Three: The Granite Belt. Actually, I can’t remember if Marty told me that was the title or not, but it’ll do for the purposes of this post. There’s a few people heading up there, and there’s a few possibilities once a rider gets there. My…

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Blog: July 12. Cold.

It’s Sunday arvo and I’ve had a quiet week with not much to tell. It hasn’t been an overly stressful week at work, but it’s been steady, and I’ve been at my desk beavering away and making the most of a little quiet time. There was supposed to be a major cold front hit the NSW Central Tablelands today, with snow down as far as Armidale and Guyra. I had to smile to myself because…

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Blog: July 5. All quiet.

It’s been a fabulous weekend as far as the weather’s concerned, so I hope you’ve all been out riding and enjoying the conditions. I’ve been in Sydney for work pretty much all week, and as a result, I haven’t done any riding. I did spend a morning at Aprilia talking about the new Caponord Rally. I’ll ride one in a couple of weeks, and I’m looking forward to it. I’m not a traditionalist when it…

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