We’ve explored north, we’ve explored south, east isn’t really an option for a weekend seeing as we live so close to the ocean, so we decided on west. The wild west, the wild windy west. This is a story of wind, frost and puppies; oh yes, there were puppies!
Cold start, warm finish. Riding with a group of established and new friends up the Putty Road and down through Wollombi. Good times and a little ratbaggery. Continue reading
Confusion over arrangements for the day turned out to be a blessing in disguise! And then there was the alpaca hugging.
This was our route:
I have added a new page to my Learnings section, recognising that reinforcement of training is key for me to stay safe:
Last Sunday, we joined a small group of Sydney Easy Riders for this route but, as it happened, we were only able to do a small part due to a commitment with a friend that afternoon; inspired by the route, however, we returned today to enjoy the whole ride.Continue reading
Today we introduced an old friend to a new experience, the motorbike joy that is the New South Wales Royal National Park. Continue reading
Today was an exercise of tactical withdrawal, some days the weather is not just going to be on your side and all you can do is get out of its way. With rains forecast to move east over the range and down to the coast, we were forced away from the more interesting roads but the main road home still proved to be a lot of fun. Continue reading
Gary declared this as his ‘best day of riding ever’, wow, big call! I’m not quite so definitive (my Mum always describes the ‘holiday of a lifetime’ as a bit sad because then nothing will be ever be better) but I will say it was a brilliant day and we discovered some wonderful new roads. Continue reading
More mountain roads, gorgeous seaside towns and the promise of platypuses (or is that platypi?) was the story of today.
With another public holiday close to a weekend, Gary and I have decided to make the most of it and embark on another awesome motorbike trip – this time we are heading south. Continue reading