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things are not going well at all

i was fitting the new front tyre when i found this in the rim.  things like this make me nervous about taking betsy out on another expedition to far away places.  better that it happened at home, but i just hope the old girl doesnt have too many more surprises for me.  I was actually … Continue reading »

departure date looms but…

betsy is still not mobile.  paul helped me get the motor back into shape (i.e. he did it), so i was hoping to be ready to leave by now, but betsy seems to like being back in australia so is making things difficult for me. I’m waiting for an undertray and new headlight, but more critically … Continue reading »

can a KTM 950 run without a stator?

last week Paul and i set off for Melbourne, planning to ride the ocean rd on the way over and the alpine country on the way home, visiting some family and friends in between. as fate would have it, the weather forecast was for storms all the way over, but the gods were smiling so … Continue reading »