I love Motorsport. I love the sound. I love the smell. I love the adrenaline. And I love the speed. In my younger years I raced cars in the forest for a few years and picked up many valuable driving skills that have helped me on the road, and I burnt through a lot…
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.
I was flicking through one of the tags I follow the other day and came across a blog about a book on Australian pioneering women in motorcycling and the author was being interviewed on a local motoring TV shows. The book is a really easy read and is a collection 15 different stories about women…
It was a lesson that I learned too late in my motorcycle riding history. Riding bikes for hours with no hearing protection damages your hearing and so with ringing in my ears I warn younger riders to wear hearing protection.
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.
Sometimes you twist the throttle to go faster and other times you just want to take in the aural sensation that a six cylinder bike offers. It’s intoxicating.
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?