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Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 06:11 PM
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Posted By SharkEagle
Laugh Welcome lukenowlan.

Welcome lukenowlan.
Forum: Australia 05-16-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By SharkEagle
Hi All. Back at work and now have less time for...

Hi All. Back at work and now have less time for replying.

My routes are a bit of a hit and miss affair as I am not familiar with the country side. I will learn as I explore further I suppose.
...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By SharkEagle
Part 3 - The trip home

Thanks to all the interest. Fraser was definitely the best adventure I ever had, and maybe next trip will be accompanied by a few ADV inmates. Time will tell but keep an eye out for a planned trip...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By SharkEagle
Hi Pete. Riding solo has its advantages. You can...

Hi Pete. Riding solo has its advantages. You can go where you want and also when you want. You also tend to appreciate meeting other travellers and tend to make friends easier as you go. It...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By SharkEagle
Right, here goes. So I was in Hervey Bay...

Right, here goes.

So I was in Hervey Bay for 4 days and being entertained by a triplet of 8 year old boys that had no sympathy for my sore muscles. I was camping at the Colonial Village YHA and...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By SharkEagle
Thanks. I like this suggestion and have looked it...

Thanks. I like this suggestion and have looked it up on Google Maps. I will definitely give this a go as I plan to do this trip next year again with some variations to my route.
Forum: Australia 05-10-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 883,245
Posted By SharkEagle
DR650 Ride Report from Sydney to Hervey Bay and Fraser Island

Hi All

Work in progress but you can read a bit here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21382590#post21382590

Blue Skies
Forum: Australia 05-10-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,756
Posted By SharkEagle
DR650 Ride North - April/May 2013

Ride Report Solo April/May 2013


Hi all. This is my first ride report. Message to MODS - please move this if it is not in the correct section.


Since I had been slaving away at work...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,336
Posted By SharkEagle
Hi Bla-Bla. Also an ex saffer. For me the weapon...

Hi Bla-Bla. Also an ex saffer. For me the weapon of choice is a DR650. As mentioned earlier, the 21'' front is a must for sandy riding. Also I can not immagine me with my 5'10 65 kg frame manhandling...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4,504
Views: 634,390
Posted By SharkEagle
And then after some dirt: ...

And then after some dirt:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-tELQEdpxFRA/UMsiW0AQDJI/AAAAAAAAAGg/P67DFdBjF8s/w396-h297-n-k/DSCF0546.JPG
Forum: Australia 12-14-2012, 04:53 AM
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Views: 634,390
Posted By SharkEagle
Recently passing through Jindabyne: ...

Recently passing through Jindabyne:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SuUKZPQh8-k/UMsco4HQZ_I/AAAAAAAAAF4/6KohyZw1Wcc/w892-h669-p-k/DSCF0511.JPG
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 19,453
Posted By SharkEagle
Hi Guys. I am following this with keen...

Hi Guys.

I am following this with keen interest.

I live in Dee Why, ride a DR650 and looking for people to explore the country side with.

Just returned from an awesome trip in the VIC High...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
Hi crash77. I definately try to avoid...

Hi crash77.

I definately try to avoid offroad riding when alone. I have been in Australia now for 5 years and am yet to meet like-minded riders from my area. I live in Dee Why.

Maybe ADV will...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
Thanks backtodirt. I posted a question...

Thanks backtodirt.

I posted a question earlier w.r.t the translation of the river depth reported at Biggara on DOM website compared to the level at Davies Plain crossing (Tom Groggin).

As an...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
Not to mention my heart beat .... :eek1

Not to mention my heart beat .... :eek1
Forum: Australia 12-09-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
Oops. My river crossing went better than linking...

Oops. My river crossing went better than linking a vid. This when I was sure that I knew how.

Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37XTA96pRqY&feature=plcp

Cheers
Forum: Australia 12-09-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
HI Needless to say, I managed to cross on...

HI

Needless to say, I managed to cross on Thursday and managed to return today.

Today I had a GoPro attached to my front screen. This is the video
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Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
Thanks to everyone for responding. I...

Thanks to everyone for responding.

I received confirmation today that the river is very much crossible at the moment and the river is expected to be low and slow.

Should I feel it to be...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
Thanks to all for responding. As I mentioned, I...

Thanks to all for responding. As I mentioned, I am traveling alone an am not taking any chances, Well, some chances are acceptable as we would not be biking otherwise.

Yes, I will be walking the...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,209
Posted By SharkEagle
Crossing at Tom Groggin

Hi

I am planning to cross here on 06/12/2012 on my way to Boenba Flats.

Does any one have updated information as what to expect regarding water level and crossing conditions? I will be...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14,256
Views: 1,849,735
Posted By SharkEagle
Long weekend project

Hi Inmates.

I am new to this forum, new to owning a DR650 and fairly new to Australia. So in all I am a total Newby! :rofl

As I was still recovering from a bout of flu, I decided to start...
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