Category Archives: Ride Reports

Reports from recent Alice Springs HOG rides.

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 […]

The Tilmouth Tango

Tales from the Dukside:- The Tilmouth Tango.   Tilmouth Roadhouse is just a short 188k ride on the Tanami Hwy and doesn’t usually attract many riders to come out. Thus was the case when Crackers lobbed at Liberty Servo and sat with nobody on the curb waiting for the multitude that is I to turn […]

FOBbed Off

Tales from the Dukside:- FOBbed Off:   Big Kev put out a call for an unscheduled ride gratefully received by many but today was that day when keen as you are and ready sat down on the Heritage seat I turned the ignition on and Beep Beep Beep goes the alarm. Flat battery in the […]

Standley Chasm Ride

Standley Chasm Ride          11th March, 2018 With just a handfull of happy chappies making it out for the absolutely fabulous weather, Neverready, Kerry, Ron, Kingsley, Crackers, Batic and me set off at 9am sharp. Sky – Overcast, Temp at 26degr. all bikes start “First TIme”! Big Al fronted up but had […]

Christmas Light Ride

Tales from the Dukside: Christmas Lights Ride.   Did I say the Dice Run was the last ride? But wait there’s more, a tour of all the pretty Lights was to come the very same evening. Although a different cast of members turned up at the Todd Tavern for a Christmas Dinner like all others […]

Last Ride of 2017 – Dice Run

Tales from the Dukside: Sunday 17th Dec – Last Ride of 2017.   With Marty taking his role as Activities Officer very seriously the call was put out for a Dice Run close to town for the last spin of the year.   Me, I turned up half hour late due to a bit of […]

Ride Report – Glen Helen 26th Nov 2017

Tales from the Dukside Glen Helen 26th November 2017   And thus the last ride before Christmas is taken by 8 happless riders with 3 of our lovely lassess on board. Now I was sure we had it down as a 9am depart but with Mouthguard throwing in some confusion with messaging Standley Chasm it […]