The photo is of Malcolm riding his Suzuki GS1200 SS down his kilometre-long dirt drive in the middle of winter. Pretty heroic if you ask me. Common sense has prevailed though. He now owns a VStrom 1000 which is probably more suited to the winter conditions!
A Central Otago, NZ winter!
Keeping the winter connection, when I lived in the UK, there was a motorcycle event held every Boxing Day in Northamptonshire called the Wild and Woolly Scramble. Scrambling being the quaint earlier term for what is now motocross. The track was laid out through the fields of a working farm and testing conditions is an understatement - snow laying on the top of metre-deep mud in some places. Great for spectators but not so hot for the competitors. No such thing as a pressure wash for the bikes either. The photo was taken by me in 1968.
A study in abject misery!
The famous Rickman Metisse frame