Age: 53
3 seasons racing with SOAR Am license in Lost Era Lightweight and Am Old Folks classes
Goals for 2024 – get a podium finish, see if the Ohlins suspension makes a difference
Goal for 2023 – get a podium finish, 0.1s off!!

Recent posts

SOAR 2024 Round 1

The first chance to try out the new bike was SOAR practice weekend. Sadly the Saturday was a washout but we got a good few sessions in on the Sunday. The bike was hard to start and running rough at first, in the first practice session it didn’t even rev […]

2005 CBR600RR B Bike Upgrade

Well I didn’t have the money from selling the red #1 CBR600RR for very long! Admittedly I started looking as soon as the deal was done. I figured I might as well stick with Hondas for some commonality of parts but if I saw a deal on a newer R6, […]

2004 CBR600RR #1 – Sold

This bike has been awesome but it didn’t have any race goodies like clip ons, rearsets or race fairings so I’ve been thinking about upgrading or maybe trying something different. At the end of the season I decided to list it for sale in race trim as a track day […]

SOAR Rounds 6 and 7, 30 Sept – 1 Oct 2023

The final rounds of the season! Ugh Zoe and I went up on Wednesday evening and after some remote working on Thursday, we got a canopy and the tent up and registered for the weekend. Friday Practice Danny very kindly installed two new tires for me, a Pirelli front and […]

SOAR Round 5, 9-10 September 2023

Took the blue bike back to Denny who found that a valve shim had fallen off during assembly – that was causing the misfire. There were a few leaks around the thermostat again and a couple of other minor things but he got it rebuilt ready for me to pick […]

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