Tags archives: race

  • Casey Stoner...

  • Watch this incredible video and you will understand why Casey Stoner is such a legend, laying a black line on the ripple strip through one of the fastest corners at Phillip Island. Casey, we will miss you...
  • Island Classic 2012 Part 5 - Suzuki XR69

  • There were 3 incredible Suzuki XR69's competing at this years Island Classic, all of them piloted by professional riders. The bike pictured here is being ridden by former MotoGP rider Jeremy McWilliams, the other 2 bikes were ridden by Irish road racer Ryan Farquhar and Josh Brookes the Aussie BSB[...]
  • Island Classic 2012 Part 4 - In the Pits

  • A walk through the pits at the island classic would leave almost any motorcycle enthusiast drooling all over the place, so many beautiful bikes. The atmosphere is relaxed and everyone seems to find time to say hello and tell a few stories about their bikes. Here is a random collection of shots taken[...]
  • Island Classic 2012 Part 4 - Katana

  • 80's superbikes are awesome, classic styling and big HP. The Katana would have to be one of my favourite bikes from this era and the few examples that get raced each year in the Unlimited Forgotten Era category are incredible machines. The #99 bike is ridden by Steve Martin (ex-WSBK rider and W[...]
  • Island Classic 2012 Part 3 - Pre War Racers

  • The oldest bikes to compete at the Island Classic are the pre war class of machine. This year the 1926 1000cc Indian Altoona was not only the oldest bike in the field but was also the fastest by quite a considerable margin. There were a few other Indians in the field,  1941 750cc Scout based bikes[...]
  • Islands Classic 2012 Part 2 - Moto Guzzi

  • There were a couple of really nice guzzi's racing at the Island this year, this bike in particular caught my eye. The owner had only recently imported the bike from Spanish Guzzi specialists Guzzi Moto Box, check out their site as this is not the only bike those guys have built. I took this sho[...]
  • Island Classic 2012

  • The 2012 AMCN International Island Classic at Phillip Island gets underway today, this event is the premier historic motorcycle racing event in Australia and seems to be growing in popularity every year. Quite a few big name riders (past and present) are racing this year and will no doubt put on a[...]
  • Australian MotoGP 2011 - Stoner is World Champion!

  • Casey Stoner clinched the 2011 MotoGP World Championship at Philip Island today, I was lucky enough to be at the track to witness this great achievement first hand. The weather forecast looked pretty average for the day and for a few moments I even considered staying home but thankfully I didn't a[...]
  • Broadford Bike Bonanza 2011 - Part 4 Road Race

  • This is the final instalment in the series of pictures from the Broadford Bike Bonanza. There were lot of very nice bikes on show but the Britten V1000 was by far the highlight for me. I have watched the story of this bike more times that I can count so to see the bike in the flesh was a very cool[...]
  • Broadford Bike Bonanza 2011 - Part 3 Dirt Track

  • The Broadford Speedway track can be extended out into a kidney shaped circuit for Dirt Track racing. It seems that almost anything goes as far as bikes are concerned for the dirt track, US style flat trackers, MX bikes with a trials tyre on the back and dedicated Jawa dirt track racers. The big XR[...]
  • Broadford Bike Bonanza 2011 - Part 2 Motocross

  • The Broadford Bike Bonanza has all motorcycle racing disciplines covered, everything from MX to Speedway, Dirt Track, Road Race, Trials and Enduro. This years event attracted a good variety of MX bikes, most of which were beautifully prepared. It was great to see quite a few riders giving the bike[...]
  • Broadford Bike Bonanza 2011 - Part 1 Speedway

  •   This years Honda Broadford Bike Bonanza was a great event, I took heaps of photo's across the weekend but only now have I managed to find a few spare minutes to put them together into a post. This is the first of a series of posts and focusses on the Speedway. I must admit that every year I [...]