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Earlier this month I read “Sons of Thunder”, which is a fine compilation of motorcycle writing assembled by Neil Bradford and showcasing twenty-six top-notch contributors including Roald Dahl, L.J.K. Setright, Lois Pryce, Hunter S.T. and Dan Walsh (to name a few of my personal favourites). It also features...

Hi Dave, I loved the book review and was chuffed that Ace Times came through it in pretty good shape. In respect of the writer’s observations re Ace...

A view from the high ground I’ve just been out for a bottle of water and walked calmly through a street that doesn’t appear to have any traffic rules,...

Although he’s generally an incredibly insightful young chap and his writing occasionally verges on the brilliant, the Boy Biker has never quite managed...

What is with AWOL columnists this month? To tell you the truth after reading about the nightmares Rod’s had sur le continent with a recalcitrant Suzuki...

As a follow up to last month’s piece: to reproof breathable materials use Grainger’s Extreme Superpruf (about £8.50 a can which will do a complete suit) a far better alternative to buying a new riding suit as they do not come cheap. To proof or reproof leather (and vinyl it says) Feibings Mink Oil is superb (£4.88 a tub). However it does involve cruelty to minks...

Sometime around the middle of May I spotted an Internet link to an article about one of my all time heroes so naturally I clicked on it. The photo tribute...

The Land of Fire The weather was getting colder as the sun started to go down. We had a very clear sense of how far south of the equator we are now. We...

Looking out of the window at the few white clouds did nothing to dampen the ache, nor calm the increasingly insistent call of the road outside! A good...