Blog: March 28. Been a good weekend.

It’s Sunday morning as I write this, and yesterday I enjoyed one of those rare rides not connected with work. The Dominator was finally ready for action again, and being the Easter weekend, I felt I could afford a morning to myself. Darren ‘AC’ Newberry was looking for a ride as well, so we headed out on one of Marty HC’s routes from Coffs to Taylors Arm. It was nice. I haven’t been doing much…

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Blog: March 21. Been riding.

G’day, everyone. It feels good to say that, because for the last week I’ve been trying to get my ‘Bongiorno’ and ‘Gracias’ in the right place with ‘cappuccino’ and ‘Testastretta’. I didn’t even attempt words like ‘preload’ and ‘weight bias’. I’ve been in Italy riding the Ducati Multistrada Enduro. I was on the island of Sardinia, part of the Tuscany region of Italy, and it’s the best international travel experience I’ve ever had. The Australian…

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Blog: March 14. Been chatting with Scott Britnell.

It’s Sunday arvo and I’ve just returned from a chat with Scott Britnell. Scott’s building a Husky FE450 with the intention of entering Dakar in 2017. He’s a tough bugger, and I reckon he’s going to get there. He’s sending the bike off to middle east next week in preparation for his entry in the Abu Dhabi rally. Typically of Scott, he’s weighed up all the pros and cons and seems to be very well…

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A ride report from Marty

Gorgeous George Sometimes a great ride through brilliant countryside with a good crew and no hassles is hard to write about Good idea Engrossed in a new project, I hadn’t got back to the boys about the Sunday ride, but when my wife started to insist, maybe I did need a ride. It turned out Georges Trail was the goal, one of the best adventure trails anywhere. What it lacked in length is made up…

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Blog: March 7. Saved by Ramdog!

It’s Sunday arvo and I’ve been watching Toby Price drive a stadium Truck at the Clipsal 500 in the lead-up to the V8s. I have to be honest, it looks pretty hilarious. Toby seems top be driving well, but the action of those trucks on that tarmac street circuit is just plain wrong. Meanwhile, I was about to have to confess to another week of no riding when an e-mail popped up from Dave Ramsay…

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