Around Australia on the Fish and Chip Oil Motorcycle part 4 end of the road

Hi Readers, We've been following Paul Carter as he attempts to circumnavigate Australia on a Bio-Organic Oil Motorcycle called Black Betty. I haven't had the chance to keep up with Paul's travels, however it seems  the last posts and videos have been en-route to Darwin, It looks like the end of the road for this first attempt. I suggest you jump across and check out his … [Read more...]

Around Australia on the Fish and Chip Oil Motorcycle part 3

Hey, We've been following Paul Carter as he attempts to circumnavigate Australia on a Bio-Organic Oil Motorcycle called Black Betty. It's been an eventful trip with major engine  troubles such as throwing engine belts on a regular basis. Since our last post, Paul has had a fall on Betty and has found himself in hospital. I suggest you jump across and check out his … [Read more...]

Get your kicks on Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66

Route 66, you've seen it on the movies, it's been in television shows, products have been named after it, songs have been written about it. So if you're not from the United States; what is it; where is it; and what's all the mystique surrounding it? For those who aren't familiar with Route 66, it's a highway that traverses the US from Los Angeles to Chicago. Route 66 or … [Read more...]

The Postie Bike

The Postie Bike

Do you know how much fun it is to ride around on a Postie bike? For a change, it is a real blast. I am borrowing an Irish friend's bike for a while until he can get his licence current, and to go down town for a spin is great. It is so light and robust. You can throw the thing around incredibly. After sitting astride a large road bike, it is an amazing sensation to be on … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Awareness Campaigns

Motorcycle Awareness Campaigns

Today I attended the launch of the Motorcycle Awareness (11th to the 17th of October 2008) week in Canberra, the capital of Australia.It’s a week of activities to promote Motorcycle Awareness and Road Safety to the broader community run by the Motorcycle Riders Association of the ACT(Australian Capital Territory). The week has a number of key events with the big launch today … [Read more...]