Motorcycles parked in the shade.
|The guys taking in the view|
After a drink and chat it was off to Lavers Hill and then along the GOR for a stop and fuel at Apollo Bay. We had a great run along the GOR and it seems like the recent heavy rains have really cleaned the asphalt - the grip today was terrific.
|Steve pulling up in the main street of the coastal town of Apollo Bay.|
|The Commando is approaching its 40th birthday!|
|Waiting in the shade while the guys fuel up. At $1.42 per litre ($5.38 per US gallon) it's a blatant rip off. I'm glad I have a large fuel tank.|
After a brief walk around the Saturday market it was back on the motorcycles for a sensational run up through the bush to Forest, then to Steve's place near Colac. After chewing the fat for a while there under a shady tree, Marty & I headed back down Hwy 1 to Geelong.
This run was a really satisfying mix of great roads, great weather and great friends to share the experience with. January has just about ended and at last we are getting some decent summer weather! Tomorrow's forecast is for 41C (105F) so it was great to get out today in a very enjoyable 20C-25C (68F-77F).