Wednesday, March 21, 2012


"The Cafe Racer is a different breed, and we have our own situations. Pure speed in sixth gear on a 5,000-foot straightway is one thing, but pure speed in third gear on a gravel-strewn downhill ess-turn is quite another.
But we like it. A thoroughbred Cafe Racer will ride all night through a fog storm in freeway traffic to put himself into what somebody told him was the ugliest and tightest diminishing-radius loop turn since Genghis Khan invented the corkscrew.
I am not without scars on my brain and my body, but I can live with them. I still feel a shudder in my spine every time I see a picture of a Vincent Black Shadow, or when I walk into a public restroom and hear crippled men whispering about the Kawasaki Triple..." - Kingdom of Fear by Hunter S Thompson.

From SJH in Oz

Sent on the move.