Blog: October 25. I’m a shithouse rider.

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’m watching the Sepang MotGP. So if there’s a few typos I’ll fix them later. I’ve had a stupid week. There was some riding, which was good, but there was so much compressed into the end of the week that it was a bit of a pest. First up Al, a good friend of many years, Marty HC and myself went out to ride part of disc three for work. Initially Al…

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Blog: October 18. A quickie ‘cos the MotoGP’s on.

It’s Sunday arvo and I’ve just sat through a nail-biter for the Moto 3 class. Moto 2 is due any minute, so this will be a short blog. That works well, because I don’t have a lot to tell. I’ve been in Sydney this week at a Milwaukee New Tools Simposium. I guess they figured I was a new tool. I sure didn’t know anyone or anything. It was an unbeliveable show, though. It must’ve…

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Riders wanted: October 21 and 22

It’s short notice, but next Wednesday and Thursday, October 21 and 22, I’m heading out on Marty’s Disc Three route to a do story for work. Anyone who’d like to come for a ride is welcome.   Rendezvous at Guyra Roadhouse at 8.30am, Wednesday, October 21 Probable route: Guyra north through Texas on Wednesday, then south back to Guyra on Thursday…somehow. We’ll make it up as we go along and see how much time we…

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A whole new world – from Marty HC

With an exciting invite to join ADB and a film crew for five days riding new BMWs in the New England area, I thought it’d be a whole new world of experiences for a country boy and long-time reader like me. I just didn’t expect them to speak a different language as well. With almost everyone on the crew right into photography and video, the technical terms were thick in the air every night. A…

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Pottsy solves a mystery

About a year ago there were a few comments made about riding a DRZ250 along Kilpotray Trail in the rain by a bloke called Mike. Then Mike commented a few times from other places far and wide up and down the coast. There were questions asked around the mid-north coast and nobody knew who he was.  A few claimed sightings of a yellow flash in remote mountain ranges, but the identity remained a mystery –…

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Blog: October 12. A great weekend.

It’s Sunday afternoon late, and it’s been a great weekend. First up Marty had put together a new loop, so I went out on work’s Triumph to have a look at it and get a few pics on Saturday morning while it was sunny. The loop is for a ride we’re hoping will come good next year, but it’s not certain yet. Marty had done all the work and put together a great four days,…

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Blog: October 5. A Dominator just went past my window!

It’s true! Just as I sat down to start writing this blog a late-model Dominator cruised past the window! It was one of the red ones with a white tank. It happened so unexpectedly I didn’t get a pic. Who was that masked man? It’s been a busy week. First I went down to Wollongong and met up with Matt Phillpott. Matt’s an interesting character. He’s a big KTM fan – he has an 1190,…

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