Blog: March 27. I got a selfie stick!

Evening all. It’s Sunday arvo, and while the weather’s been a little weird, it’s mostly been good. It’s been overcast all week with just a shower here and there, so that was okay. Not that I’ve been doing a lot of riding. I was at my desk most of the week. I did spend a day in Sydney – I think it was Thursday – with Nick Dole and his amazing dog Ernie as they…

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Blog: March 20. Crap weather

It’s Saturday morning and I’m just back from driving the Yamaha quad-thing. It’s windy and very wet, and I don’t expect I’ll do any riding today or tomorrow, so I may as well write this now. Obviously my ‘riding’ this week was mostly the quad – correctly called a ‘ROV’ – and it was an interesting experience. There was nowhere near enough time in the driver’s seat to make the vehicle work. We were allowed…

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Blog: March 13. Messing about with Africa Twins

It’s Sunday arvo, and I have to be honest and say I’ve had a fairly sensational week. First up Pottsy grabbed the KLR, sorted the footpeg situation and had the bike back in my shed in about 36 hours. I was peeing my pants to ride it, so pulled on my clobber and headed out. What a frigging disaster. I couldn’t ride the thing. I knew what was going on, and I’ve written about the…

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Blog: March 5. Two steps forward, one step back

Afternoon, everyone. It’s Sunday arvo, and I finally headed out for a strop on the KLR. Nature is a mother. I goofed around all morning while it was sunny and glorious. As soon as I headed out on the bike at lunchtime it started to rain. As soon as I got back to the shed the sun came out and it was as hot as a bastard again. So that sucked a bit. Only a…

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