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Had my L's a month now, and my new R3 a couple of weeks. 275km on the clock and today I took on my first commute through the mean streets of Melbourne travelling from Cheltenham to Docklands.
On the way in - took Beach Road, which worked out pretty well. Door to door in about 45 minutes. Still a learner so strictly no lane splitting allowed...
I have done Day 1 of my Q-Ride today and will be doing Day 2 on Saturday.
It was so much fun! I loved every second of it. Manoeuvring the bike around was a lot easier than I thought although I certainly wasn't perfect. The biggest trouble for me was throttle and clutch control, I stalled quite a bit because I couldn't quite get where the grab...
A thorn in the side of Victorian motorcycling has announced his resignation as of this Friday, 5th February 2016.
Gordon Lewis has consistently failed to abide by his terms of reference by attacking motorcycling throughout his term in office. He will not be missed.
Theme: From your job or workplace.
$50 will be deposited into the winners bank account. Buy yourself something or donate it to charity.
* 1 photo per person and has to be THEME RELATED.
* Photo must be taken by you. You may add a comment explaining the photo, location etc.
* No other posts or comment aside from your entry please. This is to keep to photos in a row down the page so we don't have to scroll through pages looking for photos
* Competition entries close 6pm Monday 22...
Pick it up next week as I'm away for work all week interstate.
Pretty funny as I was looking at getting an Aprilia Shiver 750, went for a few test rides. Test rode the MT09 which I've always sort of lusted after and knew in about 3 minutes it was the bike for me.
It's in the matt grey with no extras so nothing special but...
Picked up my new baby today.
2007 V-Strom 650 ABS
The 'Welcome Home' ritual begins early tomorrow, with a top-to-toe wash, adjustment of controls, chain clean and a naming ceremony. Then a gentle cruise with my daughter, who's almost as excited as me, about the new addition to the clan.
I've asked my family for name suggestions,...
Passed my license test roughly a week ago and have had my Honda CBR300R just sitting in my office's garage for over 2 weeks just waiting to be ridden. Weather in Sydney has been bad recently so I ended up riding it on Saturday night. This was literally my first ride after doing the course, never rode my bike prior to this so finding out the...
Now it's time to convert a few here, to the 'Adventure' side of things
Now with around 80% of this country's road network still dirt, I decided to create this little day trip report to convert a few over.
As I mentioned in my previous report, even though I ride tar, dirt top is still my preferred route of travel.
Single track and trail...
It's me again with another Netrider ride video, this time for the Wollombi run on the 16th.
Thanks to hornet for taking us along, despite the early horrible weather it turned out to be a good day of riding.
Riders on the day: hornet, 69SIM, Sibi, Kimi, sneo, bastian, Ruckus, wideone3, BOB88R.
After the recent hot weather here in the Riverina, NSW; I decided as soon as temps drop I am on the bike for a day out.
So Thursday comes around and temps finally drop to 31 degrees, so I jump on my DR650 and head for Tumbarumba, via all the dirt I can find. Now Tumba is 110km from my home, but I manage 160km via the dirt, once there I head out...
It had been about 18 months or so since I’d completed my first Far Ride; in that time I had changed bikes and just hadn’t found a ride that suited for various reasons but had always intended on doing another.
The Far Riders are the Australian arm of the Iron Butt Association and bill themselves as the home of long distance riding in Australia...
No way can I do as good a job as @Oldmaid for a ride report so instead I'll link you a little video of some of the destinations of the ride (and some other stuff). A big thanks though to GeorgeO for getting the ride organised and for leading us from McGraths Hills onwards and to BanzaiElise for TEC'ing.
Anyway, here is the video ...