Out for some Road Therapy

As an introvert in a busy office with people constantly seeking my time and in a seemingly endless stream of meetings, I am often needing time to escape and just have some down time to decompress and rejuvenate.  For me there is noting better than helmet time – just getting away on the bike with…

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

That’s not big sky … this is BIG sky – I remember standing on the side of the road in Montana comparing big skies with our guide. 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…

2017 Memorial Ride

Originally the ride we had earmarked as our memorial ride was definitely going to the be the most challenging ride I have attempted to date.  However that wasn’t to be, and in its place we mapped out an interesting ride over some great country side and included one of our other significant places – the…

There is a Plan.

While in Coober Pedy we sat and discussed many options of where we could go but nothing really grabbed us.  The coming weekend is our annual memorial run to remember long distance riders who have died. So as part of the weekend we like to do a minimum 1600km ride (in the day). Therefore we…

In Lieu of a Plan

So far we only have a rough plan for today as we haven’t figured out the larger plan of where and what we are going to do next. But today we are heading 300km further north to Coober Pedy to have a look around this opal mining town.