Graphic: Even the seasoned riders can sometimes get it wrong...
Flying Doctor Podcast #49:
Australia has a large and strong motorcycle community that loves to travel the long open roads of the Aussie outback.
Phil Eley has travelled thousands of hours on two wheels, across the USA, Europe and South America - and he has spent much time exploring Australia's inland.
In this Flying Doctor podcast interview we learn what happened when Phil came to a rough patch on the Birdsville track in remote South Australia and he had a near-death experience, cartwheeling and ending up badly injured and having to rely heavily on others.