Author Archives: Duktape

Standley Chasm De-Ja-Vous

Tales from the Dukside: Standley Revisited. Sunday March 24.   Although this was the HOG Gazetted ride it made 4 in a row for some members and 3 for others who attended the Black Dog Ride. Yet 6 bikes showed up to ride under the long grey cloud that now covered the centre of Australia […]

RIP Harley the RDA Horse

Harley 2007 – 22/03/2019  Harley aged 8 Ready to Teach Riding Skills. Sadly the most loved little horse at the Riding for the Disabled Association of Alice Springs has passed away after a battle with colic. Harley was purchased in 2013 as a 6 year old by the Alice Springs Chapter of the Harley Owners […]

Indian in our Midst. Sunday March 10.

Tales from the Dukside: Indian in our Midst. Sunday March 10.   Having put the Heritage back in the shop after the bend new rear tyre kept going flat every hour I was now astride the demo Road King Special with a 114 motor and Vance & Hines pipes tuned to a nice deep note. […]

Ross River

Tales from the Dukside Drop out to Ross River. Sunday Feb 10, 2019   It was a day for the newer members to shine with only Mal and the Duktape fronting for the old. That and that Erin’s bike wouldn’t be in it today. Deb Noll fronted but has once again succumbed to the Ross […]

Standley Chasm – 1st Ride of the Year

Tales from the Dukside – A Chasm is a Break   And that’s exactly what was needed after the Feastivities have died down and the mercury bouncing over 40 degrees every day. This Duk hasn’t been for a proper ride since Broken Hill in September and the bike did raise its concerns by blaring its […]

A Light Delight Ride

Christmas Light Ride:- With a small number of the Chapter still in Alice to contend with an expected Christmas hot enough to melt the wax outta old Santa’s ears it turned into a fun night starting at the Golf Club for Sunday Dinner while we waited for Sundark O’clock. The ABC was keen to take […]

Christmas Light Ride

Christmas Light Ride Sunday 23rd December 2018 Meet at the Alice Springs Golf Club 6:30pm Reserved table for 12 to 20 members so no dramas.   Ride starts at Sundark time.

RDA Shed Opening

Riding for the Disabled helps people with all kinds of disabilities from Down Syndrome to Post Traumatic Shock and every thing else. For years kids have had to ride in the blazing saddles under a 40degree sun. Not anymore, local support and donations have helped the Central Australian RDA centre become the envy of Australia […]

2018 Toy Run Hot

This years Toy Run gathered at the new starting point at the Alice Springs Golf Club. So many bikes of all shapes and sizes showed off their Christmas Bling as they led Big Al Santa astride a Honda Goldwing ridden by our oldest member Neverready. Thanks for the loan Kerry Noll it made for a […]

2018 Toy Run Route Announced

The Alice Springs Motorcycle Toy Run Route has a slight change from all other years. Saturday 8th December Depart Golf Club 10am the ride takes this order. Cromwell Dr -> Leichhardt Tce -> Stott Tce -> Sadadeen Rd -> Spearwood Rd -> Undoolya Rd -> Kurrajong Dr -> Undoolya Rd -> Sturt Tce -> Schwarz […]