I slept for a solid 10 hours and woke up with the sun all the way for the first time on my trip. I had woken up once during the night to cover my gear when it started raining only to realise in the mo... more
A crash today was nearly the end of my trip but I was saved by two things my dad had taught me when I was younger. I'll get to that in a minute.
While packing up this morning I started talking with... more
Promised that I would follow that up with my load out of gear for traveling.
This setup is the result of many trips including camping, car camping and of course traveling on a motorcycle. It’s a fa... more
The only damage to the bike after the fire was the side panel and bellypan, a little bit of the sticker on the seat panel and the back of the front guard. The Phoenix lives on thanks the help of guys... more
My phone died sometime in the night but no need to worry about the alarm because the swarms of flies returned to me as soon as the sun peeked over the horizon. I got packed up as quick as I could wish... more
When I bought my swag (A roll up canvas tent/sleeping bag thing for the non-Australians) the camping shop in Adelaide sold me on the fact that the mesh was so fine that non even the smallest gnat coul... more
I pulled into the old Gladstone Station ruins after dark last night and couldn't see when I was setting up my swag. Somehow I managed to put it right on top of the only chunk of cement on an otherwise... more
Bergamonti was born in Gussola.
Bergamonti had started racing in gimkanas in the second half of the fifties and shortly later he moved to road racing. In 1965 he won the Italian Juniores champions... more
The NSU Kettenkrad HK 101 SdKfz2 was equipped with a 4-cylinder, in-line automotive gasoline Opel Olimpia engine producing 36 h.p. at 3400 rpm. Its transmission included a dry single-plate clutch, a 3... more
Woke up at 4:45AM, flew from Adelaide to Perth, repaired all the damage to the bike, rode north for ten hours and set up camp. As you can see I didn't have the luxury of much spare time today so when... more
After writing Day 5's adventure I met the campers at the site next to me and had dinner and then port, whiskey and beer with them. After reading that a 6m Great White had stranded 16 swimmers on a roc... more
Spring is coming! You know it's going to rain, so be ready!
A funny thing happens when it rains at a racecourse. The track magically empties! Everybody goes and sits in their trailers, drinking... more