Monday, August 15, 2016

Two rides in one weekend

Yes it's hard to believe I know but the drought is over and I got out for 2 rides in the one weekend. Hallelujah brother Amen! The lord must have been shining down on me this weekend either that or he'd fallen asleep and I caught him off guard.

Yes siree Bushpig and I got out for a short ride for lunch. We headed up towards the half way house on the Putty road today. It was perfect riding conditions another 23°C winters day with not a cloud in the sky. Gotta love these Sydney winters.

Riding up Windsor road there were Highway patrol cars and motorcycle police bikes everywhere, must be a blitz on today, that's not good just have to keep the speed in check, not as easy as you think when you own a 200hp ballistic missile it actually takes a lot of concentration to stick at the speed limit on one of these babies.

Filling up the tank at Wilberforce we made our way up to Colo and on through the twisties. Bushpig and I got split up a bit here as he was a speeding but I was being a good boy and who did I see in the middle of the twisties, yes that's right another mobile tax collector, looks like he just did a u turn to chase another bike going the other direction.

Passing by the Grey Gums cafe there must have easily been over 100 bikes in there and there was also a HSV club outing, they followed us out from the cafe headed north.

We soon arrived at the old halfway house and there were a few bikes in here today to.


Bushpig doing what he does best



I might ad here that the hastily written and obviously dodgy signage is factually correct. The bacon and egg rolls are salubrious. I love them with a health dose of pepper! Mouth watering.


We met one of Bushpigs friends from the pub here who was on his way back from the Vietnam veterans ride so we had lunch with Sam and his mate. There was a constant stream of bikes going past today and why not it was the best day for it. It was time to head for home though and we turned our bikes around and rode back down towards Windsor again.


Another fantastic day out on the bikes, since I've had the gearbox fixed under the recall the bike has been going great and I think I've now got it nailed down how to power wheelie the thing too but that's a story for another day



9 comments:

  1. Two rides in one weekend? Are you feeling okay?

    Glad you didn't win any performance awards from the local constabulary. They sure seem to target riders there. They usually leave us alone here unless you're really over the speed limit.

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    1. I think I'll be able to manage ok, might need some beer to cope though.
      Yeah we pay enough tax here don't need to give them anymore as they dont deserve it.

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  2. Power wheelies - found out how to turn the traction control off eh? Must be nearly time for tyres after 2 rides in a weekend...

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    1. Yep the anti wheelie control is off for sure, and yes I have some tyres on order maybe I should get two sets.....

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  3. Looks like two great adventures, thanks for the share!

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  4. never been up that road in the daylight
    used to travel it in a truck 30 odd yrs ago and it was a shocker
    must go and have a look at what all the fuss is about now lol

    oh your page is getting thrown out with a pic or something in experimental ghosts post on the side

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  5. Love reading your blog, thanks for the share!
    Kim

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