• By Bandit Rider   -   Feb 21, 2020

    DUSTY BUTT CHRONICLES PART 5

    So, the Dusty Butt was over, but we had 5 days to get home. And we had a few plans... Monday With the perfect weather about to change...

    Wheels, Parts
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Feb 17, 2020

    DUSTY BUTT CHRONICLES PART 4

    For us the last day of the Dusty Butt started early again and as you can see from the video, we snuck out of town while it was still...

    Video, Parts
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Feb 15, 2020

    DUSTY BUTT CHRONICLES PART 3

    Day Two of the Dusty Butt started a little later than the first day as the planned distance for the day was a bit shorter than both...

    Parts
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Feb 13, 2020

    A BREAK

    ...from the Dusty Chronicles as there is another wee event coming up soon and the Tenere needs some love before the off. First up,...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Feb 12, 2020

    DUSTY BUTT CHRONICLES PART 2

    Day One of the big event and the alarms went off at 5am for an early start but lying in bed the wind was nearly drowning them out....

    Parts
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Feb 11, 2020

    DUSTY BUTT CHRONICLES PART 1

    Ok, so I've been home for a while and even back at work for a day so it's time to start my write-ups of our trip away to tackle the...

    Video, Photo, Parts
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Feb 3, 2020

    QUICK UPDATE

    Just a very quick update from the road. The two WR's ate the Dusty Butt for brekkie with no issues. We did skip some sections but did...

    Video, Photo, Cross
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 28, 2020

    SHAKE DOWN

    After all the fettling it was time to give the WR a run and checkout the new gearing and tyres. A message from Oldbeer on Adventure...

    New
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 27, 2020

    MOUSE MAINTENANCE

    With the Dusty Butt not very far away at all, the WR has been getting a fair bit of care and attention - first all those farkles and...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 13, 2020

    JUST ANOTHER KTM RIDER?

    On Friday night Colin rang to tell me that he had a visitor. And he wasn't just some mate or random off the street but a bloke from...

    KTM
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 8, 2020

    FARKLE SEASON PART 5

    Or should that be: the continued evolution of a long-distance, mile-munching, high performance endurance weapon? With the prospect...

    Seat, Performance, Parts
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 7, 2020

    EXCITEMENT BUILDS

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 6, 2020

    2019 HIGHLIGHTS

    Wow, we're 6 days into the New Year as I write this and I've only been on two rides so far. Perhaps I should have made some sort of...

    New
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 5, 2020

    OUT EAST AGAIN

    With the return to work rapidly approaching Colin and I thought that we'd better get in another quick ride. This time around we substituted...

    KTM
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jan 2, 2020

    STARTING THE YEAR ON THE RIGHT FOOT

    Just prior to New Years, Colin had decided that we needed to get out on the little bikes - something about a conditioning ride for...

    New
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Dec 31, 2019

    THE LAST ADVENTURE FOR THE YEAR

    I was just back from Xmas in the ‘naki with all the rellies when my phone goes off and it's some bloke called Colin inviting me on...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Dec 31, 2019

    HAPPY NEW YEAR TENERE

    Not sure if it really needed it... But I did it anyway... Too clean? Best do something about that...

    New
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Dec 30, 2019

    THE RIDE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

    Well, Merry Christmas...this blog has been a long time coming. Over a week ago Colin and I snuck in a little pre-Christmas ride and...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Dec 30, 2019

    XMAS - DONE AND DUSTED

    Yep, she's all over... This year our tribe had Christmas at my sister's in the 'naki. I took the ute and dog up and somehow managed...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Dec 16, 2019

    2019 COAST TO COAST

    Saturday was this year's running of the Coast to Coast ride which raises money for our local rescue helicopter. The one photo I took...

    Show, Photo