Biker Road Tales

Fact & Fiction from the Oz Biker Lifestyle

Brand New Army Harleys Still in Crates

“YEP — FAIR DINKUM — brand new WLA Harleys; they’re still in their packing crates and cost only $10 bucks…

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How Skraps Got Back In The Saddle

EVERYONE WHO rides has had at least one big, scary prang. Of course, it’s all relative; for some people, a…

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Going back to school by motorbike

MY MATE Crusty and I were at the Steyne Hotel on Manly Beach. Ah, yes, closing time, which meant it…

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Bobby Thornton Remembered

BOBBY THORNTON was born and raised in Perth; his life ended in mid January 2009 after three years of fighting…

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Aussie Motorbike Ride to Tibet

THE PLAN WAS to ride our 500 cc Royal Enfields from Kathmandu to the Tibetan border, and then another six…

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Triumph Bonnevilles Don’t Grow On Trees

THEY SAY if you remember the 1970s, you didn’t drink, because the ’70s was the last decade available to pissheads…

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Roo’s Mis-Adventure Part 9

THIS TRIP to the USA was to be different—I was travelling to re-meet with a lady, do a rally together,…

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AJS 500 Burning Ring Of Fire

MY FAVOURITE bike in history is my own 1950 AJS 500 cc single. I fell in love with that black…

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The Oldest New Triumph Trident Ever

ONE OF my mates from years ago was named Blossie. He’s not around any more, but back then, he was…

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When Cool Goes Out The Door

WHEN YOU ride a bike, let’s face it, you are basically on show to the whole world. Of course, the…

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Roo’s Mis-Adventure—Part 8

IN ALL MY trips to the States I have never really desired to do much in San Francisco, maybe it’s…

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Smiley the One-Legged Polisher

WE DID a feature on Smiley, the Polisher, in Ozbike #298. Smiley has since had his leg amputated so we…

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