Does Greg Smith rock, or WHAT?

I’m just going through the images from the Ducati model release, and I’m in awe of Greg Smith’s photography. I don’t think he’ll mind my posting this one on the site. Greg – iKapture – must be Australia’s leading bike photographer, and when I sit here scrolling through shot after jaw-dropping shot I’m reminded what excellence is all about. I’ve had to reduce the size and quality of the image to get it on here,…

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Blog: June 27. You want it when?

It’s a chilly Sunday and I’m sitting at home resting. Somewhere during the day yesterday I gave my back a twist and it’s a bit how’s-your-father. She’ll be right, but. Meanwhile, I had to duck down to Sydney for work this last week, and as I was driving back on Tuesday night the phone rang. I answered and found a tech from Ducati wanting to talk about the bike he was setting up for the…

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Cousin Matthew’s Maidenwell ride

Hi all On the 28/29th may our group of enthusiastic riders¬† from various suburbs met up for the annual Maidenwell pub ride. This pub puts on a pig-on-a-spit on the last Saturday night every month, with free camping. The riders in my group were. Shawty, Spartacus, Branson, Kiwi Pat and myself. First break was Dayboro bakery then to Kilcoy via the D’aguilar National Park. A fuel top up and we bid goodbey to Kiwi Pat….

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Blog: June 20. It’s all happening.

From Cousin Matthew: Hi all, If your bike uses the H4-style globe like the Suzuki DR and DRZs, grab some of these newly released globes from your Narva stockist. More light with no extra power drain on your electrical system. Less chance of wildlife trophies with these babies fitted. Regards Matthew Foster Geez. I only put the HD globe info up last night to be sure I wouldn’t forget. Cousin Matthew was straight onto me…

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Secret Squirrel update

Secret squirrel has been out investigating reports of abnormal activity near Glenreagh. There have been sightings of unusually large adventure bikes riding Erzberg-type trails – okay so it might have been a BMW 800 and 2 DR650s on Sherwood Road. But there was reports of loud voices saying, “No! No! No, Marty! Get me out of here!” Upon investigation today Squirrel did find signs of disturbing things in Sherwood Forrest. It looks like Robin Hood…

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Blog: June 13. Marty HC to the rescue.

It’s Sunday arvo and yesterday Marty HC, Trev Randall and myself went out on a recce ride. The Ducati folks are doing a model release here in Coffs in a few weeks, and seeing as it was in my back yard they asked if I’d lay out a course suitable for the bikes. “No problem!” I squawked, then realised I wasn’t much good at that sort of thing. Marty is exceptionally good at that sort…

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Blog: June 6. BMW buddies.

It’s Saturday morning as I write this and I’m waiting for the bad weather to hit. It’s raining, but nothing serious so far. I expect the internet will fail once the really bad weather arrives, so I’m jumping in early before I sit down with a supply of coffee and watch the river rise. I had a top day’s riding on Thursday with Uncle Al on his BMW 650 Sertao and Chris Laan on his…

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