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Information about riding motorcycles, specifically Harley-Davidsons in Australia. Routes taken by.. Wombattle, cost of ownership, tech tips and commentary.

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  • 1 of 3
    on Apr 13, 2015
    Sadly I don't seem to be getting the Road King, or my other bikes,  out of the shed as much as I'd like lately. 75,000kms on the clock and it's still going strong though. However it was time to blow the cobwebs out of it and the othe...
  • SS1600K Mackay to Newcastle
    on May 4, 2014
    The alarm went off at 3.15am and my get out of the motel routine kicked and I was out the door with a docket at the Caltex at 4.01am and a witness signature.  It was quite cool so the heated vest was turned on and away I went.  Yeah yeah, h...
  • Cairns to Mackay
    on May 3, 2014
    I was in Cairns at the National HOG Rally and I needed to get home. The HOG Rally was fun but didn't leave me in an appropriate condition to take on another 2300ks in one day trip so I left Cairns before lunch on Sunday and rode down the Bruce Hw...
  • Newcastle to Cairns 2300kms in 1 day
    on Apr 30, 2014
    "You can't ride to Cairns in a day from Newcastle" "No you say? Lets see."  Sadly I didn't have time to take any pictures, but the ride is documented and witnessed as per IBA rules. Here we go....off to the 2014 Natio...
  • 1600km+ 1 Day : Fun on the Harley
    on Feb 22, 2013
    JP and I are now Road Captains of our local HOG® Chapter and a while back we mentioned we were going to do an Iron Butt SS1600K for a bit of fun  and were happy to take a long anyone who might like to have a crack but weren't sure how to...
  • 1600km+ 1 Day : Fun on the Harley
    on Feb 22, 2013
    JP and I are now Road Captains of our local HOG® Chapter and a while back we mentioned we were going to do an Iron Butt SS1600K for a bit of fun  and were happy to take a long anyone who might like to have a crack but weren't sure how to...
  • It's been a while
    on Oct 5, 2012
    An increasingly busy life, an in part a selection of other bikes to ride,  has seen my Harley-Davidson® Road King® gathering a little too much dust in the garage for the last 5 weeks or so, but today I was down to lead a local HOG Chapte...
  • It's been a while
    on Oct 5, 2012
    An increasingly busy life, an in part a selection of other bikes to ride,  has seen my Harley-Davidson® Road King® gathering a little too much dust in the garage for the last 5 weeks or so, but today I was down to lead a local HOG Chapte...
  • SPOT's Review Update: It's Fixed, almost.
    on Sep 23, 2012
    A little while ago I wrote about the demise of my SPOT Connect resulting in my sending it off to Pivotel for a warranty claim.  Well the news is mostly good.  The SPOT Connect has a 12 month warranty and my unit was replaced.  I can...
  • Jett Heated Vest Review
    on Sep 23, 2012
    While riding my Harley-Davidson® Road King® up through the centre of Australia in June this year I was reminded how cold it can get doing long hours in winter.  I resolved to do something about it and the result was the purchase of a Jet...
  • SPOT's Review Update: It's Fixed, almost.
    on Sep 23, 2012
    A little while ago I wrote about the demise of my SPOT Connect resulting in my sending it off to Pivotel for a warranty claim.  Well the news is mostly good.  The SPOT Connect has a 12 month warranty and my unit was replaced.  I can...
  • Jett Heated Vest Review
    on Sep 23, 2012
    While riding my Harley-Davidson® Road King® up through the centre of Australia in June this year I was reminded how cold it can get doing long hours in winter.  I resolved to do something about it and the result was the purchase of a Jet...
  • HOG Ride on the Road King
    on Aug 31, 2012
    A beautiful day for riding my Harley-Davidson today.  It was sunny, warm for the season and a new members ride day for the local HOG Chapter.  @officerhardass was to be the rear  Road Captain for the day with another member leading the...
  • HOG Ride on the Road King
    on Aug 31, 2012
    A beautiful day for riding my Harley-Davidson today.  It was sunny, warm for the season and a new members ride day for the local HOG Chapter.  @officerhardass was to be the rear  Road Captain for the day with another member leading the...
  • SPOT's Dead
    on Aug 22, 2012
    A while back I bought a SPOT Connect (review here) so I could log/track my long distance and Ironbutt Rides on my Harley-Davidson® Road King®.  While it had it's moments, a while back between Lithgow and Bathurst it turned off and I coul...
  • SPOT's Dead
    on Aug 22, 2012
    A while back I bought a SPOT Connect (review here) so I could log/track my long distance and Ironbutt Rides on my Harley-Davidson® Road King®.  While it had it's moments, a while back between Lithgow and Bathurst it turned off and I...
  • 2013 Harley-Davidson CVO Road King
    on Aug 21, 2012
    I got really excited when I heard about the 2013 Harley-Davidson® CVO® Road King®,  it's something I've been waiting for with baited breath for years, the opportunity to consider upgrading my well loved and well ridden 09 Road-King t...
  • 2013 Harley-Davidson CVO Road King
    on Aug 21, 2012
    I got really excited when I heard about the 2013 Harley-Davidson® CVO® Road King®,  it's something I've been waiting for with baited breath for years, the opportunity to consider upgrading my well loved and well ridden 09 Road-King t...
  • Klim Latitude Jacket Review
    on Aug 15, 2012
    My well worn Harley-Davidson Road Warrior textile jacket has been showing signs of decay and leaking a bit lately.  It's had a good run and seen many many k's but the time has come to replace it.   I've been considering something a little m...
  • Klim Latitude Jacket Review
    on Aug 15, 2012
    My well worn Harley-Davidson Road Warrior textile jacket has been showing signs of decay and leaking a bit lately.  It's had a good run and seen many many k's but the time has come to replace it.   I've been considering something a little m...
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