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Bear Tracks: Sorrento to Queenscliff Ferries
2 weeks ago

Bear Tracks: Sorrento to Queenscliff Ferries

I don’t know about you but for me, ferries are one of the pleasures of touring. Not all of them are terrific, mind you. I could take the boat from …
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Column: James ‘ROCKET Weaver, OJC
1 month ago

Column: James ‘ROCKET Weaver, OJC

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A few weeks ago was my first trip to Queensland Raceway! Getting there early, I got to visit a few friends but after catching COVID, I had to sit …
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Bear Tracks: Southern Norway
1 month ago

Bear Tracks: Southern Norway

A lot has been written about Norway, but I’m not sure that anyone has ever picked up the contradictions its society throws up. A regular Norwegian saying is, “Either conform …
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Column: James ‘Rocket’ Weaver, OJC
2 months ago

Column: James ‘Rocket’ Weaver, OJC

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Hi everyone, it’s been a long time! My last article (here) was back in 2017 when I was 9 and on a KAYO. Since then I’ve done a lot …
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Bear Tracks: The Illawarra, NSW
2 months ago

Bear Tracks: The Illawarra, NSW

There is nothing quite like a decent day’s ride over interesting motorcycle roads, with maybe a quick lunch somewhere. But there are alternatives, if you live in Sydney there is …
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Bear Tracks: Australian War Memorials in France 
3 months ago

Bear Tracks: Australian War Memorials in France 

To commemorate all the animal deeds and sacrifices in war, the Australian War Animal Memorial Organisation (AWAMO) has issued a purple poppy, which can be worn alongside the traditional red …
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BEAR TRACKS: US Pacific North-West
4 months ago

BEAR TRACKS: US Pacific North-West

As I write this it looks as if we can Travel to the USA as long as we are fully vaccinated. Let’s be honest, the US is one of the …
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Bear Tracks: The East Coast Of Tasmania
5 months ago

Bear Tracks: The East Coast Of Tasmania

“I went to Tasmania for a story and developed deep vein thrombosis en route. So for the first two weeks I was in hospital getting treated.” – Bill Bryson. So …
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Bear Tracks: The Five Punts Outside Sydney
6 months ago

Bear Tracks: The Five Punts Outside Sydney

There are six free car (and motorcycle) carrying punt ferries in the Sydney area. One, known as the Putney Punt, is at Mortlake and is not part of this story. …
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Bear Tracks: Getting An International Drivers Permit
7 months ago

Bear Tracks: Getting An International Drivers Permit

As I write this, it is beginning to look as if we can make plans for overseas trips again. Only plans, of course; any opportunity to go is still months …
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