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...]

My BMW K1300GT SE arrived – The eagle has landed!

My BMW K1300GT SE arrived – The eagle has landed!

The BMW K1300GT SE has been a motorcycle of personal interest for some time. When I returned to riding in 2006, I promised myself I would buy a BMW Motorcycle. Being tall, I have a problem with my hip to knee distance on most motorcycles and what I can fit on. When it came to the BMW models I was interested in, the RT and RS1100 and K1200GT 2003 were in my budget. I … [Read more...]

Breakdown and Recovery Services

Breakdown and Recovery Services

Do you have any Breakdown and Recovery Service cover? Last year we were into day one of one the best rides through the Snowy Mountains and something went wrong. Our trip started the day before and we had travelled from Canberra to Cooma, then on to Adaminaby. … [Read more...]