Relativity

Relativity

Relativity and riding, say what? Is this some kind of science course? No, well, not exactly. It’s about perceptions. Perceptions of speed and what we do as riders. Sure it’s covered in Keith Code’s A Twist of the Wrist: The Motorcycle Roadracers...
Things to do on the Internet

Things to do on the Internet

Looking for distraction? What better place than our contemporary SkyNet via AI induced bird song analysis and visual mapping for us fragile humans with our retro eyesight; because ‘machine┬álearning’ sounds so much less threatening....
Personality goes a long way…

Personality goes a long way…

Aldous Huxley on Technodictators, 1958. “In this remarkable interview, Huxley foretells a future when telegenic presidential hopefuls use television to rise to power, technology takes over, drugs grab hold, and frightful dictatorships rule us all.” Via...
Into the island

Into the island

Gentle reader when last we spoke the first flagrant disregard for traffic signals had been observed with some delight on my part. Ferry, not Corsten, but Ferry my driver is originally from Sumatra and navigates deftly from serious practice at the seemingly chaotic...
Scooters everywhere

Scooters everywhere

Everywhere. Has it been that long since I saw so many, so many that I’m surprised? Rewind. It’s unseasonably warm but overcast. My driver greets me with a call, I roll out to the street in anticipation, are we there yet? Melbourne airport Qantas domestic...
Why?

Why?

Because it feels good. Because it makes me feel alive. Because it releases me. Because. Just because. I can’t draw upon the words to describe the feeling, the exhilaration, the focus, the timeshift, the freedom. Words aren’t adequate to describe the...