Thursday, December 24, 2009
Friday, December 11, 2009
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Thanks to everyone who voted on the photos, the final choice for the calendar has now been made.
Don't forget, I have lost all the previous addresses of people who've had calendars in the past, so if you would like a calendar this year, you must send me your details: Click Here
Friday, November 6, 2009
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
You simply enter the details of your item, and then Interparcel offers you all the different delivery options that you can use for your package.
You can also pay using PayPal, which I find is very handy.
They offer a fabulous, convenient service, and I thought I should let you know about it - click here for their website: Interparcel
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Friday, October 30, 2009
Friday, October 23, 2009
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Saturday, October 10, 2009
Friday, October 9, 2009
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Sunday, October 4, 2009
Saturday, October 3, 2009
Friday, October 2, 2009
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Saturday, September 26, 2009
We have just called to see Damian at Daytuner Performance to check he runs and has enough gears!
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Monday, September 21, 2009
Friday, September 18, 2009
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Off to Silverstone tomorrow for a good run out.
Going to take "Gordon" - see how he's feeling after a big rest this season.
Mark Hanna is bringing "Sabina" and we are going to see what the new rear shock assembly he has developed will be like.
Mark's also bringing his new aquisition for me to have a run out on - not named yet - but can you tell what it is?
Monday, September 14, 2009
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Friday, August 28, 2009
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
I have received this great testimonial from Nick Shorter, so I thought I would share it with you:
I can highly recommend a day with Mike...
...Rather than spend 1,000's on the bike anymore I decided to spend the money on the nut on the saddle. At a very wet and gloomy
His tuition style is excellent, he speaks in plain English, he realises the day is about the rider and focuses completely on you, not once did I hear an old war story, he has the patience of a saint, is enthusiastic and never once gave the impression he didn't want to get out on track even in the grimmest of weather conditions (I would have been very interested in his old war stories though).
If I could start my racing career again, I'd get a decent reliable stock bike and go see Mike, before spending any money on the newest gizmos. The greatest gains in lap times are in a brain re-map, not a few more bhp. I'm seriously considering another tuition day to see what I can learn in the dry.
Monday, August 10, 2009
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Monday, August 3, 2009
Sunday, August 2, 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Well 'Sabina' has done exactly what Mark wanted.
He planned her out, designed her bits and pieces, rustled up plenty of product and financial support, built her up into a beautiful, competitive machine, took her racing - and Won!
He's currently building another bike, and that means it's time for her move on.
We have all shed a tear...
Looks good and sunny doesn't it?
Well it was for practice.
But I only got five laps as the bike seemed to be over heating and loosing power.
We really didn't know what to do; with less than an hour to the race.
All we could try was to top the water up and check there wasn't an air lock.
Just ten minutes to go and it rained and rained - poured down and the track was soaking wet.
Luckily it kept the bike cool - I took the lead on the 2nd lap and won the race, unchallenged
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Sunday, July 19, 2009
It's something called 'regularity'.
The winner is the rider who laps most consistent to one of their designated lap times. Penalties are given if you lap faster or slower.
I have 'baggied' the Suzuki XR 23, as ridden by Pat Hennen and Barry, to do my sessions on.
Trouble is track is not just muddy but we are also being plagued with heavy rain showers.
Saturday, July 18, 2009
Iain Duffus, Brian Morrison and I are here at the beautiful Cholmondeley Castle, for their "Pageant of Power".
Chris Wilson has kindly invited us to ride his historic bikes.
I find the Randy Mamola Cagiva is the one that best matches my leathers at the moment, and Iain is fancying the RGV - that leaves the Roberts Yamaha for Brian.
Friday, July 17, 2009
Doing a one to one coaching day with Griffo from the Throttle Monkey forum.
It was dry first thing this morning for three sessions.
And then it's rained heavily for the last three.
I think Griffo is hoping that we will squeeze a 7th session in as he is really enjoying himself...
Thursday, July 16, 2009
This one has done Rockingham and Cadwell and has done really well, still has loads of life in it however I'm coaching a race competitor at Oulton so think I might need a new one to start the day!
The weather forecast is very poor so I may even get the chance to try Avon's new wet weather tyres, they look like the wets I use on 'Sabina' in the old style tread pattern, so they should offer unbelievable grip in the wet - we'll see.
Click here to check out the Avon range: Avon Tyres