• By Bandit Rider   -   Sep 18, 2019

    FORDELL TRAIL RIDE

    A few months ago I sniffed out an upcoming Trail Ride and after Colin and I had so much fun on our last one, I set to inviting all...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Sep 11, 2019

    ABOUT TIME!

    A well deserved World Championship after a few very unlucky years. Go Courtney!

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Sep 2, 2019

    CHECKING THINGS OUT

    Last week I finally got the fork seals done on the Tenere and on Thursday someone suggested that they'd need to be tested properly... Look...

    Test
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Aug 18, 2019

    WELL I'LL BE BASHED!

    Some time ago and after scouring the internet for options, I pulled the trigger on a bash pad/skid plate for Mighty Mouse. The standard...

    New
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jul 28, 2019

    FRDC MC ACTUALLY RIDING

    A little ago I put out a note at work to see if I could drum up some interest from the bike riders at work at getting together for...

    Wheels
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jul 14, 2019

    A LONG TIME AGO

    Or perhaps it was last weekend...I went for a ride, and have only now gotten around to blogging it... Anyway... Last Sunday Colin came...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jul 4, 2019

    IBA AWESOMENESS

    So, a few days ago the 2019 Iron Butt Rally finished and it's been really neat to watch all the posts on their Facebook page. There...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jul 3, 2019

    QUIET WEEKEND

    This past weekend I pretty much stayed around home doing chores and wasting time on the internet... The Tenere sorely needs a run but...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jun 24, 2019

    SOLSTICE RIDE

    So, as mentioned in the last blog, Chris was at it again, riding yet another Saddlesore 1000 for charity. This time around he had his...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jun 21, 2019

    WHAT THE?

    I don't usually post up too much about my planned rides (ok, maybe planning stuff for distance events) but tomorrow I am planning on...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jun 20, 2019

    TWO WR'S TACKLE A TRAIL RIDE

    This post has been a while coming - I've had some trouble with video quality after uploading to Youtube. If you look at the two videos...

    Video, Tuning
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jun 11, 2019

    GOTTA BE BLUE

    ...farkles that is. Yep, another package from China arrived. That Mighty Mouse is getting pretty spoilt lately... This time around...

    Package
  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jun 10, 2019

    KIDNAPPED!

    On Saturday I missed a call from Colin. Turns out he was having some bluetooth issues... Three quarters of an hour later I heard a...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jun 5, 2019

    GRAVELICIOUSNESS!

    On Monday the Queen was much more useful than usual, as she is still with us we were able to take the day off work to celebrate her...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   Jun 2, 2019

    MOUSE LUBE

    Well, one of the inconsiderate things that Yamaha did when designing the WR was to forget to add a shaft drive. This means that poor...

    Yamaha, Oil
  • By Bandit Rider   -   May 26, 2019

    THAT VALLEY AGAIN

    So this bloke I know was keen to get some more miles on his new KTM and this time around he'd already decided that he wanted to go...

    New, KTM
  • By Bandit Rider   -   May 19, 2019

    MIGHTY MOUSE IN THE MAUNGATUKS

    Yesterday I finally had the chance to ride the little WR in the mighty Maungatuks - a place that Colin had been promising would be...

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  • By Bandit Rider   -   May 18, 2019

    THE WR FARKLES ARE GETTING OUT OF HAND

  • By Bandit Rider   -   May 15, 2019

    GLUTTON FOR PUNISHMENT

    Every time I change a tyre I run into some little issue and end up saying "never again." The easy bit... But, the WR is only a little...

  • By Bandit Rider   -   May 12, 2019

    FIGURE OF 8?

    During the week a chap I know and do the odd ride with done gone and traded a bike in so had a new stead that needed blooding. And...

    New