Archive for 2012

BMW City Pants 2

My original pair of BMW City pants have proven themselves to be really versatile and I have just grown out of them size wise so when looking around for a new pair of riding pants I decided to go again with the BMW City Pants, this time version 2. I […]

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Book – Jupiter’s Travels

Finally got around to reading this famous motorcycle travel book. I have been going to order it from Amazon for years and then saw it on the shelf the other day of my local book shop. Of course I paid twice the online price as is everything retail in this […]

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Philippines, Cebu

A while back I wrote about riding in the Philippines. I received quite a few emails asking for info and so I want to tempt you with some more off the beaten track riding. Cebu is one of the 7000 islands that make up the Philippines and features narrow coastlines […]

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Good motorcycle roads Gold Coast – Currumbin valley

I always used this road to ride south then Numinbah north as they flow better those directions but it is worth noting if you ride this from the south then before the M1 you can turn into Old Coach Road and Tullebudgera connection road and skip the highway to Reedy […]

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Spyder shorty gloves quick look

I picked these up some time ago in South East Asia and was told the brand would be available in Australia soon. A mixture of textile and soft leather, with the usual reinforced areas and small portion of carbon fiber. Generally similar in style and construction to many other shorty […]

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Philippines, Bataan

I seem to be passing by parts of Asia every year however with the exception of Japan have not got yet kicked off my riding in the region.  There are 3 rides I have been thinking of. The Genting and Cameron Highlands of Malaysia. The Mae Hong Son loop in […]

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New Zealand tour GoPro

I have finally had some time to edit the video footage I my mate took of the New Zealand ride completed last November. This was shot with a GoPro Hero 3 camera and it is poor quality in my opinion. Additionally despite having another bike in front sometimes (me) it […]

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