Category Archive: motorcycle adventure

An Almost Perfect Summer’s Day

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Yesterday was one of those days that really makes me appreciate my lifestyle choices. It was scorching hot, about 35 degrees Centigrade, and I’m in my country house. I spent the morning doing some finishing work on one of my hide paintings I’m currently working on, then moved into the garden to saw, sand and […]

Back on two wheels – BMW F650GS

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  This year my old bike, Feisty, an Aprilia Pegaso 650, went past the MOT deadline and I was stuck looking for parts. I decided to sell her because she spent far more time in the garage (or in bits) than she did on the road. I needed something more reliable and, when my friend […]

Yamaha 1700 Roadstar

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I haven’t ridden Feisty, my Aprilia Pegaso Mk1, for a while due to overheating issues. I’ve been so fixated on getting Vlochka, My Land Rover Discovery, into working order for long distance travelling that I sort of neglected my motorbike this year – which is a major shame because it was a scorching hot summer. […]

Trail cam animals – boar, wild cat, marten

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This is the weekly round up for the beginning of May. This morning the sun was shining so I hopped on my motorbike, Feisty, and set off for my village house. Once there, I donned my bush garb and traipsed across the now overgrown meadow to go check on my trailcam – I had a […]

I almost rode with the Russian Night Wolves motorcycle gang…

Today has been a very, very long day. I’ve been looking forward to today ever since I heard that the infamous Russian motorbike gang, the Night Wolves, would be coming to Svidnik to lay flowers and wreaths at the Soviet WW2 Memorial – and that local bikers could ride with them into town. The best […]

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