I finally met Dani Pedrosa at Silverstone, Day of Champions....and he's taller than me!!!
I bought my Panigale 959 Special Edition a few months ago, with the full intention of taking it on a 2 week tour of Italy and Sicily, covering around 2k miles. Firstly, to make it comfortable, I fitted a Sato Racing link to drop the seat height a smidge and let me build confidence. I … Continue reading How to tour on a Sportsbike…
It's been a 6 months of change, culminating in going freelance, and focusing on the positives in life, walking away from unhelpful people, situations and limiting social media, working out regularly, seeing a specialist Nutritional Therapist to advise on dietary changes to improve my wellbeing, and.... drum roll...... buying a new bike!! Every year I … Continue reading New bike grin time
Sorry again, had a mahoosive lifestyle upheaval, health, work, happiness, new bike on the horizon, for now, enjoy my gawjus new bike boots. I hereby present, the sexiest top shelf outside Soho All to be explained soon!
I know, I know, I promised more regular updates in the summer, all I can say is being trapped in the job from hell didn't give me the head space to update the blog, I am, however, free now, and will spend the next week catching up on Ducati Track Day at Silverstone, Ladies World … Continue reading Where did the year go??
watching my favourite sport at a beautiful circuit was just what the Doctor ordered. As it was, the Doctor happened to be on the same flight as us, out of London, to Austin
So. A year ago, World Ducati Week 2016 was winding down. I had decided in 2015 that I would go to the bi-annual festival of all things Ducati, and plans started coming together the first few months of last year
The year started with my poor Monster having a terrible case of Tank Mumps. Due to the tank being plastic, and the ethanol in the petrol here, the paint had blistered badly, leaving it looking less than pretty, and after a few months of talking to various people about a replacement tank, I decided to … Continue reading A review of my 2016 on my bike…
Obviously if you buy a new bike, main dealer stamps in your service book are a consideration, as it may influence how a manufacturer deals with any warranty type issues, or component failures. If this is not a concern, you are free to pick from either main dealership garages, which theoretically should provide factory trained … Continue reading The Garage Issue
Beryl Swain was the first woman to compete in the Isle of Man TT (singles class) and yet receives no recognition. She was a housewife from North London, and took part in the 50cc class at the TT and other races, yet the FIM rescinded her licence over concerns that if she was killed at the … Continue reading The legacy of Beryl Swain