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BUY  YOUR  OWN

Applause as deafening as my Harley on full throttle.  Score cards appeared...  8.9, 8.7, 9.2, 4.8… what?  4.8! Obviously a BMW rider’s score; they’re impossible to impress!  The noise stopped and I realised it wasn’t applause.  It was my bike.  And I had a branch stuck in my helmet!


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WARNING:  HIGHLY ADDICTIVE

I remember arriving for my learner’s course, staring at the 125 cc Groms all lined up and feeling a stab of nerves deep in my gut at the thought of mounting such an unstable looking machine. I had never ridden a motorcycle before; I’d always been too reserved, not confident in my…


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WHO THE HELL IS THIS CHICK!

In 2018, I took a road trip from Adelaide, South Australia to Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, for the 20th annual Fish’s Memorial Run.  I reconnected with a lass I hadn’t seen since the early 90s, when we both lived in The Alice.  We’ve stayed in touch and she invited me…


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