Over the Anzac Day long weekend in 2006, just prior to travelling to California, I took part in a motorcycle trip to the Lake Johnston area, about 460 kilometres east of Perth, organised by Paul Tregurtha.
Even though it was mid-April the temperature was in the mid to high 30s. Not the most comfortable conditions to ride but, hey, there’s always a cold drink to come back to after the ride!
The bruised ribs from a fall on the last day made for an uncomfortable trip across the Pacific.
Everyone learnt a very good lesson – don’t mess around on salt lakes, no matter how inviting the look.
Text and layout by Kim Epton