Enjoying the Sunshine

After being cooped up inside for the past couple of weeks feeling crook it was nice to escape and get out and enjoy the sunshine.  The calendar says that winter started on Saturday, and the sun was out.  I’m outta here.! Today there was no real plan.  Just a ride in the sunshine. Okay the…

Just Going For A Ride

Walking out the door at 3:15 last Saturday morning I briefly thought about grabbing my electric vest but as it was going to be a minimum of 2 degrees C it shouldn’t be too bad.

For the next hour and a half the temp hovered between 0 and 3 degrees. Maybe I should have grabbed that vest.

Own Backyard

How often do we crave to ride in far off exotic places and just forget to explore and take in what’s around us … in our backyard. It hit me a couple of weeks ago after an afternoon’s ride with a friend in the ‘snowies’, Australia’s high country just a couple of hours from home. …

The Joy of the Open Road

Mostly people associate motorcycles with sinuous tarmac winding through mountain passes.  Not wide open roads with barely a corner in sight.  The two just don’t seem to go together.  I know many riders who refuse to ride open roads and will trailer bikes rather than ride.  But they underestimate what the open road offers.
There is something special about just rolling through a big country as the scenery washes over you allowing time to retreat into your own head space and just sit in your thoughts as the miles pass beneath your wheels.