Steve’s introduction to motorcycling was in the early 1980’s on the back of an ex-Police Kawasaki Z1000 on a twisty piece of road at Jenolan Caves west of Sydney. He was instantly hooked on the thrill of motorcycling.
Eager to learn, he realised very quickly that the licensing system at the time was hopelessly inadequate in teaching the skills necessary to become a safe and competent rider. He looked outside the system and completed his first advanced rider training course even before obtaining his road licence, and has been a passionate supporter of rider training and education campaigns since.
He became involved in road racing for many years, firstly as a competitor and then as an official, and worked at many Castrol 6 Hour races and Bathurst meetings in the 80’s as a member of Willoughby District Motorcycle Club.
After more than 25 years on motorcycles he still regularly attends training courses and track days to fine tune his riding skills and lives with the belief that “the day you think you know it all as a rider is the day you should hang up your helmet”.