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STARTING FIRST KICK

Published on November 6th, 2006 | by klink

by Klink (written in 1980) Six a.m. is no time to be hanging around Dover ferryport, on England’s South coast. Particularly when it’s raining. Nevertheless there I was, dripping in a rather roomy Motomod rain suit... Read More


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YAMAHA FJR-1300A: VELVET GLOVE, IRON FIST

Published on November 3rd, 2006 | by Al

I picked up the Yamaha FJR1300A three days before Borrie’s Annual Xmas Road Party, an affair which works motorcycles hard. My orientation consisted of riding the bike home, and taking it out for a two hour... Read More


Articles

A BRIDGE TOO FAR… DOWN

Published on November 2nd, 2006 | by Al

In 1977 I owned a Kawasaki Z1-B, the third model of the first Japanese 900. I was 20 years old, I worked for Kawasaki, and I rode my bike every day from my home near Fairfield... Read More


Articles

MOUNTAIN MEMORIES 3

Published on October 15th, 2006 | by Boris

Pics 22 and 23 HELPING THE NATIVE BIRDS This is my old mate, Grub, and his pet bird, Bird. Grub found Bird and tried to share beer with him. Bird was missing a large chunk of... Read More


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MOUNTAIN MEMORIES 2

Published on October 15th, 2006 | by Boris

PICS 11-12 Nothing left the Mountain unscathed – no matter how much respect you think you or your exotic bike demanded. PICS 13-16 The first year I went, I camped with these blokes. I didn’t know... Read More


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MOUNTAIN MEMORIES 1

Published on October 15th, 2006 | by Boris

FOR many older bike riders, the annual Easter long weekend races at Bathurst’s Mount Panorama are nothing but a series of insane memories. For those who really gave themselves over to the Mountain’s magic, those recollections... Read More


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BIKING IN THE 1970s AND 1980s

Published on September 25th, 2006 | by klink

We all started somewhere. I started on this Suzuki TS125 in 1977. Despite the huge rack and the dent in the tank, I thought I was the cat’s pyjamas on this baby. God, I was young.... Read More


AMCN Twisty Bits

SEX WITH PORCUPINES

Published on October 19th, 2005 | by Boris

The Serbs have a saying my father was particularly fond of, which, translated literally, goes: “You have just fucked a porcupine in the back.” He used to say it to me on those rare occasions when... Read More


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2004 KAWASAKI VN2000 – PURPLE REIGN

Published on August 8th, 2004 | by Boris

The world’s largest-capacity, mass-produced motorcycle is currently, and rather appropriately, made by Kawasaki Heavy Industries. And in a world where size ALWAYS matters, the VN2000’s 2053ccs and 340kgs dry weight certainly matters more than most... Read More


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