Blog: August 20. Mac’s doohickey fell off

I was scheduled to do attend the fourth round of the Aussie SXS championship in Queensland this weekend. It’s a buggy event, and while it was work, I thought I’d make the most of it and ride up. Fellow KLR owner Mac Eggins was free, so we decided we’d make a weekend of it. The idea was to ride up in a leisurely way on Saturday, get the pics I needed in the arvo, then…

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Blog: August 13. Hard at work

It looks as though I didn’t blog last week. That’s a bit embarrassing. I thought I had. Blame it on jetlag. As I recall, I arrived back from Alice Springs on the last flight on Sunday night, so now I think about it, I probably didn’t do a blog. Good on me. To catch up, then. I spent the whole of the week leading up to last Sunday in Alice Springs riding the Red Centre…

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Blog: August 6. Struggling

I’ve been riding the Benelli TRK502X in Italy. I arrived home yesterday arvo (Saturday) and, after 72 hours travel for 48 hours on the ground in northern Italy, I’m a tad disoriented and jetlagged. As much as I dislike travelling overseas for work, especially fast trips where I spend more time in airports and aircraft than I do at the destination, this was one of the most pleasant and enjoyable I’ve done. The bike was…

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