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.
When Deb initially mentioned the weekend to me she suggested we take the bike. Okay, she had me at bike…. so we decided to make it into a long long weekend by taking Friday and Monday off and do a bit of exploring.
Do bikes get jealous? Do they get offended if you leave them at home and take another one.?
My attempts to find the best screen for ZX14R have seen me experiment with a range of screens with varying sucess from the Laminar Lip, a few different double bubble, the Zery Gravity touring screen, and finally the MRA touring screen.
I was surprised to see that my last post was back in November and it’s now March.! How did that happen.? Riding days have been a bit light on as we’ve been busy organising my daughter’s wedding that was held a few weeks ago. Once the photos are back I will share as it was…
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…
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. …
Chain maintenance is something that most motorcycle riders have to deal with as part of ownership. This is a review of the Cameleon chain oiler that I have been using on my Kawasaki ZX14 and ZX14R for the past 8 years and over 250,000km.
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.
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.