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I’ve Been Lookin’ For You Everywhere

There you are, I’ve been lookin’ for you everywhere!

Gee you’re lookin’ well, ya been crook long?

Wadya mean your fine and been here the whole time.

It’s me that’s been M.I.A.?



Shooda, Wooda ,Cooda


Sometimes you make decisions based on what you know at the time, hoping they are the right ones. Sometimes these decisions are made months, or years in advance of when results are expected.


A Trip Down Memory Lane.


I arrived home from work today to find a box full of old photos strewn all over the floor.

Yep, you guessed it, The Pillion got bored and was reminiscing about the old days.


Our Own Worst Enemies.


You’re probably thinking. Uh oh, what’s happened now?


Motorcycle Touring… And Planning… And Such…


Wouldn’t it be great if there were free motorcycle specific touring guides complete with maps and places of interest dedicated to each region in Australia?

There are of course several websites around that identify great riding roads, but these don’t seem to mention other attractions that may be of interest to motorcyclists visiting the area.


eBook: Ballina Base Motorcycle Touring Guide


Last week I presented an eBook about touring Tasmania on a motorcycle.

This week I thought I’d share another eBook, this time a little closer to where I live.

Well, it’s about 2-1/2 hours ride from me, but I consider it part of my backyard because I can easily do a return trip in a day.


eBook: A Riders Guide To Touring Tasmania


I’ve been harping on about Tasmania quite a bit over the last 12 months or so, and rightly so too, it’s a great place to visit and explore.

Especially if you’re on a motorcycle.


Never Leave A Rider In Distress


Many states in Australia have adopted lane filtering laws.

Each state has their own rules, and while much is similar, there are some differences in what you can and can’t do legally. Which in turn can cause some confusion for interstate riders.

What’s legal in Queensland may not be in New South Wales or Victoria.


She’s Buggered Mate.


Well, it appears my (t)rusty old computer has carked it.

The manufacturers smoke has escaped and I’m damned if i can get it back in.

So, as I’m not keen on publishing from my phone, I might be a bit quiet for a while ’till I can get it fixed or replaced.

Watch this space. 


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St Bernard’s.


I’ve mentioned previously that I really enjoy the ride up to, through and around the Mt. Tamborine area.

No mater which direction you come from, the ride is always enjoyable.