Blog: October 31. The KLR’s gone

It’s Sunday arvo, and as much as I love Summer, I’ve had enough sun to last me a while yesterday and today. I’ve been frantically trying to make sure I’m up-to-date with mowing, car washing and other household chores before I launch into a full-on November. First up this week was the KLR heading off to Melbourne. Actually, it’s not Melbourne. It’s a small place near Wangaratta. Whatever. The pick up was scheduled for Thursday,…

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Blog: October 24. Cool!

It’s Sunday around lunch time and I’m waiting for the telecast of the MotoGP to start. It’s been a good week, really. I ordered the new parts for the Honda, found a little more minor damage, and in general it looks as if the bike will be back on form without too much stress. The bike, that is. My foot and ankle are still a bit secondhand. Even then, nothing’s broken, so I’m counting myself…

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Blog: October 17. Bugger!

Sorry to be a little late, but I’ve been having IT issues. The host company sorted it out this morning and were brilliant. Meanwhile, I went for a lap with the guys from Maschine this last weekend, and, in a repeat performance from a few years ago, kicked a fallen tree and ended up with a bruised foot. Some might remember a few years back I was riding with Boris Everson when I kicked a…

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Blog: October 10. A quiet week

It’s Bathurst day, so this will be quick. I’ve been at my desk all week, so I don’t have much to report. I found some spots of oil under the KLR, but it turned out to be chain lube, so that was okay. I have some bits and pieces here to be fitted whenever Craig Murcott/Dan Vaughan has time, and then I somehow have to get the bike to Wangaratta in Victoria. If anyone’s going…

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Blog: October 3. Doohickey demystified

It’s Sunday afternoon and I’ve been out on the mountain bike with a few industry people. What I thought was a cramp in my leg is starting to feel like it’s something more serious, but I’ll see what it’s like when it’s cooled down properly. Meanwhile, the reason I’ve been pedalling about the forest is a bit of a long story. It started with a visit to Yamaha Motor Australia this week for work. I…

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