Archive for September, 2005

Left Side Story

Sep 01, 2005 View Comments by

A pickup truck (called a “ute” in these parts) is heading straight for me on “my” side of the road. For a long second I can’t work out what’s wrong with this picture. Instinct (the incorrect one) kicks in, and I push the Yamaha to my right, onto the shoulder. Simultaneously, the ute veers too, […]

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Bill Mayer Saddles

Sep 01, 2005 View Comments by

If memory serves me, the main character in “The Six Million Dollar Man” hailed from Ojai, California. You remember him, Colonel Steve Austin, in that totally cool 70s series about a pilot “barely alive” after an airplane crash. Rebuilt from bionic parts by Dr. Rudy Wells, he was deemed to be “better, stronger, faster.” Go […]

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