My First Time For Riding A Motorcycle In Snow And Ice

My First Time For Riding A Motorcycle In Snow And Ice

Today was my first time for riding a motorcycle in snow and ice. After spending a couple of cold days on the Central Coast of NSW helping out my parents, I didn't want to do the motorway run back to Canberra so I opted for a cross-country. Far more interesting, less traffic, lots of fun, it just takes longer. After experiencing the cold snap in NSW and checking out the … [Read more...]

WWII Treasure – Buried Motorcycle in the Forest

WWII Treasure – Buried Motorcycle in the Forest

Source: WWII Treasure Buried in the Forest - Worldshipwrecks I must confess I envy those guys with enough time to wander the woods and the beaches with their metal detectors. Even if they’re not actually treasure-hunting, these fellows often find amazing pieces with historic value which end up in museums or make awesome memorabilia of times past. However, finding a … [Read more...]

A fork on the road and the motorcycle accident

A fork on the road and the motorcycle accident

We reached a fork on the road and then there was the motorcycle accident. The motorcycle ride plan was to go to from Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory to the Gold Coast in Queensland in two days with the aim of catching up with relatives and friends. We left Canberra at 7.00am and planned to overnight in Armidale. Watching the satellite rain maps, the day … [Read more...]

Riding in traffic on a motorcycle – 3 second gap

Riding in traffic on a motorcycle – 3 second gap

There's one problem when riding in traffic on a motorcycle when something goes wrong around you, someone usually comes off second best and in many cases, it's the motorcyclist. This interesting little video shows you what happens when this occurs. In this case it's an interesting outcome. The video reminded me of how I should ride in traffic. Here's what works for me; I … [Read more...]

Would you ride an Electric Motorcycle?

Would you ride an Electric Motorcycle?

Would you ride an Electric Motorcycle? Electric Motorcycles; now there's a novel concept. When I go riding and we stop for a coffee, I ask that question to those who I ride with. Most motorcycle riders usually say they wouldn't. They like the sound and rumble of the exhaust and the engine. Then again I find a lot of people say one thing then when they try it, change their … [Read more...]