Issue 78

Issue 78

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Click on the image to download the latest issue of the club magazine – Riders Torque.   File is 4.75 mb.

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September Newsletter

September Newsletter

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NEWSFLASH The club newsletter will be late. For those who haven’t heard, I have spent the last week in hospital after trying out dog wrestling. Please Note: If you want to try this sport, start with something small, like a jack russell, rather than a great dane mastif cross!! So the up shot is one hand typing is slow, and will have it to everybody as soon as...

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A Good Day Turns Bad

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  Champion Ride Day – Lakeside Peter Hansen and I have done similar  training days with Stay Upright, two being at the Historical Lakeside. We both agree they have been great days, lots of fun and with good info which makes you think about how you ride. Peter will be covering these in a later edition, so I’ll leave that to Peter & talk about my initiation into Track Days. A day was planned at Morgan Park where Motorcycle Sports Qld run a 4 day event where...

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Updated Members

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Have finished updating the website members list and club members should now be able to post to the web site.   If you are a club member and would like to have a membership for the web site, click on the members page and send your details.

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2 Laps of the Island

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Two Quick laps of the Island or The Most Exciting Three and a Half Minutes of my Life by Warren Walker. As some of you may be aware I have been going to the Australian round of Moto GP every two years since 2005. This is done with a group of mates and work colleagues who have gone on each trip as well as some people who have come along for just a single trip. However because of work commitments several of the regulars were unable to make it last year. We therefore...

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Triumph Sprint ST verses Triumph Sprint GT

Triumph Sprint ST verses Triumph Sprint GT

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By Peter Hansen   Warren has asked me to do a sort of comparison between the Triumph Sprint ST and GT. I should mention the ST is a 2006 model and the GT is 2011. So here goes. The ST was an excellent bike except for a few small niggles that I could live with and one I couldn’t. For me, the ST was comfortable, had more than enough power for my capability and the handling was quick and stable. The power is spread right across the rev range so it is usable and...

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