Bemm River is somewhere I’ve been wanting to check out so this was a great opportunity. So a plan was put together incorporating longer and shorter routes so riders had a choice of how to get to our destination.
This book recommendation came up on my reader feed from Gypsy’s Moto Travels and it intrigued me so I downloaded and read it.
While our trip to the US is still months away I have starting to turn my mind to what we need for the ride component of our trip when we hire a bike for a couple of weeks.
When I talk to riders about a big ride I often get very different responses. For some a big ride is 300kms and others that’s just what you do before breakfast. So how do you prepare yourself for bigger days on the bike or a big multi-day tour?
With Deb away for a Stampin’ Up conference in Melbourne I was at a loose end. So on Saturday after a quick run around the house getting all (most) of those weekend jobs done (mostly), I threw my camping gear and some basic supplies on the bike for an overnight camping trip … somewhere.
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…
Sitting alone at the service station at 6:15am made me wonder whether I had misunderstood our plan. Apparently we had agreed to meet at 7. Opps. So I gave the bike a quick once over and noticed that the rear tyre was down on pressure. Not 1 or 2psi but 10. That’s strange as I…