Archive for March, 2023

March 18, 2023

Goggles to Go

Smile for Saturday

Honor Blackman in military garb as a courier rider during the war.

March 15, 2023

Confounding Contraptions

Heath Robinson

Whenever overly complicated and seemingly unnecessarily contrived machines are required then there in no one better call than from the drawing desk of cartoonist William Heath Robinson. His whimsical inventions were improbable, rickety machine barely kept going by incessant tinkering.

March 13, 2023

Farkles and Gewgaws


Accessorize the ride. A plethora of fixin’s to spruce up the bike. From a studded kidney belt, to Davy Crockett tail tassels. I’d rather just leave the Triumph we’ll enough alone.

March 12, 2023

Cut from a Different Cloth

Ooh, you are awful, but I like you.

Such was the catch phrase of comedian Dick Emery, whose ribald humor was very much of its day. He was also an avid motorcyclist riding big powerful machines such as this Kawasaki, BMW R90’s and Honda 750’s.

March 10, 2023

Western Tassels

Wild West Wear and Women

International Women’s day was this past week. To further celebrate the amazing deeds women take on with assured aplomb here’s a lass and her desert sled still knocked up and grizzly from an outback hare.

March 9, 2023

Black Lightning 1952

Molly & James

Listening to Richard Thompson’s most well known piece this image came to mind so I had to scribble it down.

March 8, 2023

Red Bob

White Wall

Rigid with springy saddle. But a tooth rattler no doubt. Bright fire engine red and Hunt mag’d ignition. Long smooth roads through the high desert. Not for urban pothole rich streets.

March 7, 2023

What a memory!

Mahout with Motorcycle

Nellie says just strap ‘er on and I’ll get you through the jungle to your destination. An Indian with an Indian being carried by an Indian elephant. Adventure awaits!

March 4, 2023

Cafe Gals

Two Fair Ladies

On a swift bike. A proud Triumph owner was obviously persuaded to let these lasses have their photo taken sitting on his pride and joy. They both have a cheeky smile to the camera and I’ll bet are as thick as thieves when making plans for the weekend.

March 2, 2023


Liter Lump

Sweet power from the classic in-line four from Kawasaki. Engineering art if there is such a thing.