Blog: September 26. Success!

I finally managed to get the KLR rego changed to NSW in my own name. I was waiting at the motor registry with my face pressed up against the glass when they opened in the morning, and with all my paperwork in order it was a simple matter of paying a zillion dollars, grabbing the new plate, and walking away. Hooray. With that finally sorted I started doing a few bits and pieces. I think…

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Blog: September 19. Back from Tingha

It’s Sunday lunchtime and I’ve just unpacked my kit to try and dry it out. Yesterday, Saturday, was work’s adventure-bike meeting at Green Valley Farm, and I’d organised to meet Nigel Harvey from Triumph. He was heading down from the Gold Coast, and the idea was we’d meet in Casino and ride down together on one of Marty HC’s routes. Nigel’s a really enthusiastic fella and a good rider, and he makes for great company….

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Blog: September 12. The KLR is here.

I’ve picked up the KLR from Brisbane, and I’m once again involved in the reality of buying a budget-priced second-hand bike. Thanks to work I spend nearly all my time on brand-spanking-new bikes. I’ve had the Dominator for a few years now, and although I fuss over it a lot, it’s in great shape and doesn’t need much attention…and it doesn’t get ridden much. So here I am back in the real world. Fortunately, Ben,…

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Blog: September 5. A good memory

It’s been a busy time at work last week and will be this next week, so I haven’t been riding. As unlikely as it sounds, I’ve been out testing a new SUV for work. The less said about that, the better. Meanwhile, I had to sift back through some old images this last week, and I found a couple that conjured up some great memories. I was riding in Cambodia in 2007. I’d hired a…

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