Remember we might well get washed away with rain but we do not normally have to many snowy or icy days.
on rare days the sun shines as well and it's then i normally ride.
As a younger man i commuted 30 miles a day come rain, snow ice or fog. No heated grips and just normal non waterproof leather clothing.
But i have bad memories of not being able to get off the bike some days because my knees would not move and i could not feel my feet or hands :sad:
but then i blame this for my bad knees, hands and feet these days i am sure there is only so many times you can freeze these bits
Just returned from a 10 day tour of awesome roads that must have been in mind when the Duke was designed. Lots of pics of the roads and the bike.
For all the non-Kiwis on this forum, you might be interested in what it's like to ride in NZ as I've uploaded a whole load of photos of a recent 2000 km short tour to my blog with a bit of narrative.
There's nothing like NZ's south island for touring by bike but some mates and I were due to...
Hey guys! :smile_big:
Just came back from an unscheduled trip through a couple of countries in Europe (The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland and Germany). Did about 4000 km on this one trip and had the best time of my life, so I thought I would go ahead and share it, maybe...
I've decided to share my upcoming trip and I hope you appreciate/enjoy it. If this thread is inappropriate or no one is interested, please let me know. :)
This friday me and a buddy of mine are going to take an 9-day trip starting in my home country, going all the way down to the south...
I was out riding yesterday with a few friends from the NZ branch of the Institute of Advanced Motorists. Although I'm still an Examiner, I retired as regional Chair of IAM just before C-19 lockdown and this was our first get-together since all restrictions were lifted. Great riding, even...