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Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By soul_adventurer
im 5'7" and i had my DRZ 400E lowered with longer...

im 5'7" and i had my DRZ 400E lowered with longer links. didnt really make much difference. its ok with riding boots on but I'm still mindful of what I'm doing when i need to put my feet down....
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 66,017
Posted By soul_adventurer
thanks Mick! kezza, great photos. i wished i...

thanks Mick!

kezza, great photos. i wished i had taken my go pro yesterday. next time...:D
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 66,017
Posted By soul_adventurer
it was good. we took a dirt road to the east of...

it was good. we took a dirt road to the east of koah (not far from the service station). several low water creek crossings. we were supposed to go up through the rainforest a bit more but the track...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 66,017
Posted By soul_adventurer
sunday 26th oct

I'm heading up to Koah tomorrow to meet up with the Coral Coast Riders. they are having an "off road" ride for dirt bikers (and adventurers). I've not ridden with them before but from what I've seen...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,073
Posted By soul_adventurer
make sure the plate hook doesn't rotate out...

make sure the plate hook doesn't rotate out beyond the end point…!!!

im so glad my own shoulder injury healed with conservative management. one lot of joint surgery in my life and a lifetime of...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 66,017
Posted By soul_adventurer
hi guys well I'm back home now for the rest of...

hi guys
well I'm back home now for the rest of the year.
just got to get the bike overhauled then I'm going to be looking to do some rides around the north.
I do have a ride out to longreach...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,904
Posted By soul_adventurer
great ride ahead you lucky girls!!!! looking...

great ride ahead you lucky girls!!!! looking forward to the photos.:D
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 135,572
Posted By soul_adventurer
^ i saw them in innisfail north Qld, about 2 1/2...

^ i saw them in innisfail north Qld, about 2 1/2 weeks ago.
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,795
Posted By soul_adventurer
this stinky dirty pair turned up at kunawarritji...

this stinky dirty pair turned up at kunawarritji on wednesday night.
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh59/yachtgirl_photos/IMG_2042_zps1edc68ff.jpg[/URL]

they looked and smelt a lot more...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,073
Posted By soul_adventurer
here's your bike chris…just loaded. the tie downs...

here's your bike chris…just loaded. the tie downs on the front are sitting pretty good. not crossing any electrical wires etc. no tension on fairing or tank.
the rear tie down is threaded through...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,073
Posted By soul_adventurer
nice adventure ride report jen!! from one woman...

nice adventure ride report jen!!
from one woman to another…yes it does take time to get into the hang of dirt riding and its much better done at your own pace and learning curve…rather than being...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,073
Posted By soul_adventurer
yeah it is. thats where I'm working at present....

yeah it is. thats where I'm working at present. chris fell off about 23km out on the south road of the CSR.
bernadette (me in pink shirt above photos)
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,073
Posted By soul_adventurer
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh59/yachtgirl_...

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh59/yachtgirl_photos/IMG_0035_zps06420d4f.jpg[/URL]
the three amigos…all happy smiles and bones intact!

sometime much later chris decides to fall off his bike...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 135,572
Posted By soul_adventurer
CCCC (aka chris) getting into a blue and red...

CCCC (aka chris) getting into a blue and red plane this morning…??!!!!
Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,115
Views: 135,572
Posted By soul_adventurer
Saturday afternoon at kunawarritji WA. seven...

Saturday afternoon at kunawarritji WA.

seven or so riders pulled up with support vehicle.
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By soul_adventurer
you are a long way off yet. safe riding for the...

you are a long way off yet. safe riding for the rest of the trip. and don't worry, I'm here 24/7!

incidentally theres still a lot of 4wd people passing through.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By soul_adventurer
hi bret still riding the ex army yamaha?! ...

hi bret
still riding the ex army yamaha?!
post up some photos of the ride when you get a chance.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By soul_adventurer
59DEN when i rode across to WA in august last...

59DEN
when i rode across to WA in august last year i got into wave hill after closing time at the servo where the camp ground is. so i found the local RAN and asked to camp on her front patio for...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By soul_adventurer
hey pete, I'm supposed to be flying out on the...

hey pete, I'm supposed to be flying out on the mail plane on the Thursday 21st. i don't want my contract to blow out past the 2 weeks so i don't think i will see you unless you get in earlier.
safe...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By soul_adventurer
great! would love to meet you all. I'm at the...

great! would love to meet you all. I'm at the clinic * so I'm easy to find. its next door to the shop. raelene and bill (community boss) know me from last time and i will let everyone know I'm...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By soul_adventurer
no I'm not riding in. i would if i had the time. ...

no I'm not riding in. i would if i had the time.

my agency is in dire need of staff to fulfil their obligations from their end as preferred supplier to the aboriginal medical service they assist....
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By soul_adventurer
kunawarritji (well 33 canning stock route)

i will be in this location for two weeks from the 7th august 2014.

my agency has run short of staff and begged me to do the short term contract despite being home for only three weeks (post a ten...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 66,017
Posted By soul_adventurer
great photos macdoc. thanks for posting.

great photos macdoc. thanks for posting.
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
JMick, I'm at innisfail. i can always teach you...

JMick, I'm at innisfail.
i can always teach you how to fall off! I'm good at that!:D
and i know i WILL be needing help with the containers as they are all steel although I've got some nice...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
JMick, thank you for the offer. however i build...

JMick, thank you for the offer. however i build with timber…carvel plank on frame. this is my third classic timber yacht i have built.
however i wish i had a welder guy close by….im building a...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,073
Posted By soul_adventurer
what J_B says is so true and what i have always...

what J_B says is so true and what i have always found to be the case when either riding and doing other outdoor pursuits…you actually don't need too much food to survive.
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,073
Posted By soul_adventurer
the coco pops and other cereals are just "junk...

the coco pops and other cereals are just "junk food". you would getter better energy from protein bars. they pack into smaller spaces and whilst weighing a bit more than a pack of coco pops are far...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
um…I'm actually staying home for as long as...

um…I'm actually staying home for as long as necessary to finish building my yacht.
however i have a remote emergency care course to attend in alice springs in september and was thinking about riding...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
gosh you lot….thanks again for such lovely...

gosh you lot….thanks again for such lovely comments. i feel humbled by how kind all the people on this forum can be when comparing it to the "every man for himself" attitude and the knife edge...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
thanks for all the great (nice) comments fellas....

thanks for all the great (nice) comments fellas. very much appreciated.
i wish i had taken more photos but the urge to keep riding and not stop for even a brief photo opportunity overwhelmed me....
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
the entire Savannah Way is a lot different this...

the entire Savannah Way is a lot different this year than last. in the NT and QLD sections, the dirt road is rougher and there are large sections undergoing serious roadwork. there is a real push to...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
...heard the chain rattle more than what sounded...

...heard the chain rattle more than what sounded healthy and thought i had broken the thing. i wasn't happy about this as i had purposely not packed any links etc. anyhow on closer inspection i see...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
somewhere out there… time for a photo… ...

somewhere out there…
time for a photo…
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh59/yachtgirl_photos/bike/PA070134_zpsc0cfa8a6.jpg[/URL]

panhead pete's fuel can on the back! thanks pete. i was hoping...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
christine and paul had dropped about 5 pots into...

christine and paul had dropped about 5 pots into the adjacent creek. the haul in the morning was impressive. ...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
...i got stuck one night half way between hells...

...i got stuck one night half way between hells gate and doomagee…when i say i got stuck i mean in terms of accommodation. because my agency pays my way home i usually pull up at places that offer...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
on the way home i found the going a bit more...

on the way home i found the going a bit more rough than the previous year. the road between dunmurra through to doomadgee (save the bitumen parts) is full of corrugations and having recently been...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
so i detoured via halls creek to attend to some...

so i detoured via halls creek to attend to some last minute business with the 'big cheese' (my boss) and headed for kununurra. the detour was only about 170 km so no real big deal i guess. I've...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
the road suffers quite bad throughout the year...

the road suffers quite bad throughout the year but the halls creek council deemed it necessary to upgrade a section out in the middle of nowhere. cant figure the logic on that one…this same section...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,774
Posted By soul_adventurer
i did this instead...

my desert contract ended just on 10 days ago. it was a long arduous contract out in the tanami desert in a very small aboriginal community. very tough position being a sole practitioner amongst the...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,963
Posted By soul_adventurer
i am using lithium batteries. i think in...

i am using lithium batteries. i think in hindsight it was flashing a red light on the "gps" to indicate no acquisation of signal.
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