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I’ve been wanting to do this course for some time and now that we have the longterm Australianised version of the Tracer 700 at our disposal, replete with knobbly tyres, it seemed more relevant than ever.

You probably won’t be surprised to learn that in London there’s very little chance to ride on the dirt, unless perhaps you’re doing a runner across Hampstead Heath, but that’s another story. Now that I’ve moved to this wide, brown land it seems something of a waste not to get out there and explore things away from the beaten track, or at least away from the HWP cars cruising every fun bit of tarmac. With that in mind, I felt it was time to learn

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