Category: Bikes

  • Blame it on Bloody  Queensland

    Blame it on Bloody Queensland

    It’s funny the way we change as we get older, and I don’t just mean the ‘character’ lines that begin to appear. Gravity also takes on a whole new meaning as we struggle to oppose it’s unceasing assault on any part of us which is no longer as taught as it used to be! However, […]

  • Pillion Point of View

    Pillion Point of View

    Born To Be Mild What is it about the desire to be hauled along the roads and byways on the back of a motor bike? It’s not as though it’s the most comfortable mode of travel. The seat never seems to “quite” fit the derriere, the view is limited to say the least. The noise […]

  • Fair Weather Fiend

    Fair Weather Fiend

    The weather seemed quite fine, there was the possibility of storms later in the day. Since when did the mere thought of precipitation deter the intrepid biker? Leaving at the crack of dawn (10am) we set off to explore a route only previously travelled (by us) with four wheels. Of course the road workers insisted […]

  • Sidestand Psyche!

    Sidestand Psyche!

    Ah, the beautiful New England! Spring at last. Pack away the jumpers and enjoy the warmth of the blossom scented air! As we set off for the day there was a certain nip in the air passing us by on the “Guzzi”. Living at an altitude of 1000 metres, one of the worst mistakes you […]

  • Loose Ends

    Loose Ends

    Living here in the mountains, it’s always a refreshing change to visit the coast. To feel the heat and humidity, the sandflies and mosquitos. We do get spoiled here I admit. To us 30 degrees is almost unbearably hot! So, off we set, ostensibly to visit the rellies – or “outlaws” as Windbreaker would put […]