Blog: September 24. Way out west

Actually I haven’t been ‘way’ out west. I went for a lap out to Roma in Queensland. It’s probably on the edge of civilised world, but it’s not a long way out. The ride came about because the KLR Riders Rally was on this long weekend at Stonehenge in Queensland. Stonhenge is way out west. It makes Longreach look cosmopolitan. Anyway, I was intending to ride out with Grafton’s Mac Eggins. We’d ridden to last…

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Blogeroony: September 17. All done for another year

The hoo-haa this past week has been about work’s Congregation. I rode up to Inverell on Wednesday to say hello to the Vickerys at Green Valley Farm and see if everything was ready to go, and of course it was. Those guys are fabulous. There’d been a few millimetres of rain so the venue wasn’t totally dried out, and numbers were big – over 300 – so catering was going full-steam. I rode out to…

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Blog: September 3. A bit frustrating

I’ve been in Sydney for most of the week, and on one of the days I was able to do a few laps of Eastern Creek as a guest of BMW Motorrad. Beemer runs an event called ‘RR Experience’ which is sort of a ride day. Punters can bring their own bike along, no matter what brand, and spend a few days cutting laps. But the essence of it all from BMW’s point of view…

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