Blog: June 24. Cold

I went for a ride in Lithgow and Orange on the weekend, and it was chilly. In fact, under clear, blue skies and with the sun shining yesterday morning it was just a whisker below zero when I left Orange yesterday morning. The fog surrounding Bathurst was murderous, and the ice on the road kept the heart rate up, but I got through it in one piece and made it home last night, so all…

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Blog: June 17. Still got the wog

After a week of Butter Menthols, bags and bags of snotty tissues, and coughing like single-cylinder diesel I still feel like crap. I thought I felt better today (Sunday). I had to go to Woolgoolga, and it was such a nice day I thought I’d enjoy myself. I fell in a heap something terrible when I got back. I think I’ll have to start a support group for sufferers of Man Flu. We can get…

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Blog: June 10. Got the wog

It’s Monday morning and a glorious day outside, but I’m at my desk sniffling and coughing and being as pathetic as I can in the hope of some sympathy. At this stage it’s just a cold, but the dreaded Man Flu could be just around the corner. You never can tell. Those germs are frigging sneaky. Finke is the big news this weekend, and Toby Price is having another crack at his self-styled ‘Ironman’. He’s…

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Pottsy’s mid-week ride

I got a day off work out of the blue. So as you do, I went for a wobble, working out ways to link up the old highway south of Coffs to Kempsey in preparation for a ride Tom and I are planning. It was a tough job wobbling about in the sunshine on back roads and lanes, but l managed to link up some nice stuff all the way to Kempsey without backtracking too…

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Blog: June 3. Coff City Moto shop ride

I’ve been at my desk trying to catch up all week, but this morning I dragged the Yamaha out of the shed and headed in to Coffs City Moto, just off Englands Road, for a road ride. I’m keen to support dealerships who run rides. It’s a big service to riders, plenty of whom probably aren’t even customers. I especially applaud Coffs City Moto for there being no charge or marketing spiel. It was just…

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