Copious thanks to Atpaw for letting me use his bike (named Stratocat, a Triumph Tiger 1050) and taking most of the photos.
EDIT: The consistently wonderful higgs_raccoon took the liberty of submitting one of the photos from that shoot to Pawpets for a caption competition they run. Although I'm a little nervous about holding Rattus up to potential ridicule, most people were in fact very kind which is of course in character for furries. My favourite line in fact didn't get submitted as a caption. It was by Vorewriter and appears in the IRC log: "All right. Come and get me now you damn cat."