the weather is getting cooler….

Hi all.   Has anyone else noticed that it’s getting a bit cooler lately?  It was particularly evident on Monday afternoon when we left Grafton to head back to Yamba.  The sun was lower, the shadows were longer and the temperature was definitely moving further south.  But the biggest problem with riding home on Monday and Tuesday was the bugs…lots and lots of bugs!  Anthony’s visor, jacket, and backpack were pelted with hundreds of the little buggers, and they were also splattered all across the front of me.  I was covered in a sea of green and yellow muck!

But despite that, this weeks riding has been great fun, the morning rides to work have been sunny and have given us a chance to get out and enjoy the road……something that we also did last  Saturday afternoon.

We headed out of town and took the long stretch down Middle Road, out to North Bank Road at Palmers Island, then back out onto the main road, before heading onto the highway towards Grafton, and took the Maclean exit at Ferry Park…..which looks something like this.


And then after getting to Maclean, we headed out to Brooms Head……which looks something like this…


The road out to Broom includes some awesome long flowing corners which are connected by long straight bits (which gave us a chance to open up the throttle and go for it)

It was a great ride, and as the sun started going down, we headed back to Yamba, (in the reverse direction) and had a great time.  It was approximately 100 km and a great way to spend a saturday afternoon.

I hope that you are all enjoying your trips up and down the blacktop this week….cheers, Derbi.

This weeks winner of Derbi’s Celebrity Pillion Passenger of the Week gets her looks from her birthplace….which is Paris….Ohio.

She also has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology,   She is part Romanian, Italian, and Cherokee, loves Muscle cars, loves rock climbing and she can also play the trombone.   And she’s also an Autopsy assistant and a model…

She is Stevie Lynn.



2 Responses to “the weather is getting cooler….”

  1. May 5, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    sounds like a cool ride derbi…here’s hoping Anthonys new gloves arrive this week!! That has to help with the cold! x

  2. 2 anthony
    May 5, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    I hope they arrive too…..can’t wait to go out for a ride with you too! x

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