Review by Alan Doak This review was originally written for Business Desk. They’ve had a recent change in policy where they will only review electric or hybrid vehicles. I support this decision. They have allowed me to publish the review here. The expectation had been killing me. I’d been waiting a long time to ride […]
Another review, published today on BusinessDesk. After an absence of 25 years, Harley-Davidson reintroduced the Sport Glide in 2018. Built as part of the Softail family (a frame with a concealed rear shock), it’s a fun, pacy-when-you-need-it, minimalist motorcycle…
Well, the weather bomb looks like it’s on its way. I left Wellington this morning having packed my gear at a leisurely pace. I needed to be in Turangi around 4.00pm at the latest for scrutineering. I stopped at the BP in Paremata to fill up with 98. Five minutes is all it took. The […]
Winter is coming. I live in Wellington and soon it’ll be a miserable ride anywhere near the Desert Road / National Park / Napier-Taupo road because of extreme cold, and potential snow and ice. I decided to plan a sneaky 1,600 km in on the first weekend of May – the last big ride before […]
Here’s the video of the Super Thou – riding 1,000km in less than 14 hours. Video by me, shot on a GoPro Hero 4 Black – edited on iMovie, music edited on Audacity, graphics and animation done in Photoshop. Music is an edit of Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile – The Goat […]
I spent a bit of time taking the bad footage that I had from a mis-aligned GoPro and turned it into a video! Enjoy. You can read the ride report here.