Blog: July 17. Cooktown

It’s a rainy Sunday morning and I’m happy to say I’ve spent the last week riding a loop from Cairns to Cooktown and back in Far North Queensland. It was for work, so that takes a little of the edge off the ride, but it was still great. Photographer Wilko and I had been congratulating ourselves on organising a ride we’d both been wanting to do and being able to write the whole thing off…

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Cousin Matthew’s Alpaca Ride

When the boss gives you a DCM followed by, “You can actually have the whole week off,” you do as you’re told and then send out a message to see if anyone is available for a midweek ride. Branson responded with a, “Yes! I’m in!” The long-term forecast for the week was for clear skies so everything was on our side. Marburg¬† was our start point for this ride, a nice little town at that….

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Blog: July 10. A bit chilly, eh?

It’s Saturday arvo and I’ve had to run down to Sydney for work this last week, so I don’t have much to talk about as far as riding goes. I finally washed the Dominator after it followed the Ducatis last week, but that’s as close as I’ve been to a bike. I see Marty HC’s been getting his WR450F back in shape ready for a ride, and Dave and Karen Ramsay are out on their…

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Blog: July 3. A quickie.

I’m under a bit of pressure from work this week, so I’ve been at my desk most of today (Sunday). Still, it’s been a good week, so I’ll try for a quick rundown: After my cock up with the dates of the Ducati Multistrada Enduro release it all went ahead on Monday and Tuesday, June 27 and 28. Thanks to Marty HC setting a great loop, the ride went really well. The only bike to…

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