Archive for July, 2018

Dirt

Motorcycle # 3 In hindsight one of the better things that happened to me was too many speeding tickets in the mid 90’s. This put me on a good behaviour driving licence and made me turn to riding off road. It was still the two stroke era, 250cc bikes were […]

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MV Agusta Brutale

Motorcycle #7 This was my ‘2006 ish’ MV Agusta Brutale 750. After a couple of years on my Buell XB Lighting I grew tired of the mid range flat spot that affected the 900cc version.This was the only issue on an otherwise excellent bike and should have been easy to […]

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North Sumatra Motorcycle ride

I have for some time wondered what the area around Lake Toba in North Sumatra would be like to ride. I was not able to find any bike rental previously but by chance met someone from the area via Instagram who gave me some advice including how I can easy […]

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Flores Ride part three

Continuing my ride on the island of Flores, from Riung I cross a series of mountains as I travel south. I was expecting the road to be ok as this route was suggested to me however that is not the case. The road is about 40% acceptable tar and 60% […]

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Flores Motorcycle Tour continued

It rained last night and the clouds were still clinging to the mountains in the morning so I slept in.Eventually I set off to visit the Kelimutu volcano with its three colour crater lakes on the insistence of the lodge owner that ‘no problem can see can see’. Nope. Half […]

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