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Forum: Ride reports Today, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Time to Bail

Well after talking to my family I decided that I should head back to civilization rather then continue on with the guys. Haddons Corner will always be there; my Mum won't.

We refueled at...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Mining history

Extraction of minerals was why this town developed.
Now it mines tourists....
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
High at the Pub

This is the North Blinman Pub which is supposed the be at the highest altitude in S.A. ( 600 m)
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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Blinman Pub

Great beer and food.


http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/KYMTABLET/Pictures/2014-08-28/P1000040_zpsaeffadf4.jpg
We stayed in the warmth of the rooms over the road.
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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
A photo- op

stopping to view the hills in the distance started to happen more often.
...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Dangerous curves

Just to show that all the roads are not straight.

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/KYMHP/Pictures/2014-08-27%20kyms%20photos%202014/kymsphotos2014036_zpsbafe6aa2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Hills?

That is the Flinders Range in the distance.

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/KYMHP/Pictures/2014-08-27%20kyms%20photos%202014/kymsphotos2014035_zps23714bed.jpg
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
time to turn

Bruce was familiar with this route so we took an interesting detour.
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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
View

Here is a panormaic view of the are near Yunta.


http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/KYMTABLET/Pictures/2014-08-28/P1000028_zpscc562b78.jpg


We camped nearby last year,...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Heading to Yunta

Another bum break/smoko. Notice the long straight roads. We were making good time.

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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Wine anyone?

Bruce is the wine maker from Magella wines in the Coonawarra.

I enjoyed his product even though it was packed in a bladder.
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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Keith was crook ( sick)

We were in our dog box of a cabin in Morgan at the end of day one. We found out that Keith talked in his sleep. He did warn us!
...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Smoko

More likely a bum break! It gets a bit uncomfortable when you don't have much room to move on the bike's seat because of the luggage. This is north of Bordertown and it was still cold. Mick the ride...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
BRR bon voyage

Here is another of last year's venturers who couldn't make this years
's trip. Wal is giving the ADV salute at the Bordertown bakery.
...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
mother ship

This is Bruce's BMW800 very heavily ladened with 8L of wine!

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/KYMTABLET/Pictures/2014-08-28/P1000016_zps2138ff6a.jpg
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
OzNutter's rig

Keith put together this bike at the last moment when his 950 could not be prepared in time. The aged XR650 held together and reportedly sounded better on its return.
...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
GagD2's rig

This is Gag's DR. A neat set up indeed.

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/KYMTABLET/Pictures/2014-08-28/P1000012_zps1c746990.jpg
Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Together and ready to go

We look like a rag- tag group, but we were very keen. Cold but keen. This is the Dergholm pub or the pub in the scrub. Great pizza oven and good beer. We camped near here at BAileys rock a few years...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Pre-ride dinner

We met for a BBQ dinner on the Saturday prior to leaving.

Dave didn't make it this year. He went on his own " Big Trip" earlier but crashed and burned near the Gibb River station. Oz nutter and...
Forum: Australia Today, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
welcome home boys

I finally got my gmail to open up and found your Spot address only to find that you had arrived home.

I look forward to the RR too! I have done a bit on the first two days already in Ride Reports.
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Where are they now?

Location of gags etc.?
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
I am still having issues trying to edit this...

I am still having issues trying to edit this report so I will add photos and captions;

Here is my bike ready to go

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m547/xrman1954/P1000003_zps287e476d.jpg
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By XRman
Haddons Corner Australia

The Big Trip 2014-Green Triangle ADV riders
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It is a sad fact of life that most of us dream more about...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Ct125

Are you still looking for a CT125 Sam?
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,185
Posted By XRman
2c

I came off a WR250F (290 kit) when looking for an ADV bike.

I used to own a DR650RS which is the previous model ( kickstart, looked great, heavy and terrible suspension). The later DR model had...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Date for Robe ride?

My calendar is rapidly filling for the next few months. I have a wedding (#3) in November, another trip to Adelaide to clear out Mum's unit, a trip to the snow to show the Nascimentos the white...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Nope

He had a 400 /4 cylide rof the same year. I was sorting through his junk and found the treasured poster of the whole rnage for that year.
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Back home again

6 days of riding. Covered about 2600km. I have posted my route on www.transaustraliatrail.com.au (http://www.transaustraliatrail.com.au).

I found my way south from Parachilna to Peterborough. I...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
I have a honda. Brochure for your XL. Found it...

I have a honda. Brochure for your XL. Found it at Franks house.

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Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 25,800
Posted By XRman
Did Scott grow up in centrael Victoria ?sent from...

Did Scott grow up in centrael Victoria ?sent from my MB525 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 77,670
Posted By XRman
Clutch and throttle ok if you run them behind the...

Clutch and throttle ok if you run them behind the triple clamps. Not sure about the brake line.

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Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Wal can you gmail me gags spot address please....

Wal can you gmail me gags spot address please. Xrman1954@gmail.com

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Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Good pickup JC. Where are the gt riders now? ...

Good pickup JC. Where are the gt riders now?

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Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,055
Posted By XRman
we are off

THE ANNAUL GREEN TRIANGLE group ride heads off tomorrow. We hope to get to Morgan by nightfall. Then up to Yunta and the Flinders. Then Birdsville and Haddon's Corner.

My mum has had a fall, so...
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
so you packing the tent now?

so you packing the tent now?
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
bike is ready

the bike just needs a splash of fuel and it is packed and ready to go. All systems working! I think the new multimeter scared the electrics into compliance. it was useless to resist!!!!!! Pun...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,111
Posted By XRman
amazing website

well worth visit. there must be hundreds of similar stories about attempts to settle the land that failed. The virtual museum is a great idea!
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,055
Posted By XRman
caution

watch out for the Nullarbor Nymph. She used to streak across the road (40 years ago)so now she might be a road hazard!
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4,899
Views: 200,184
Posted By XRman
Oil change and new front pads fitted. Those pads...

Oil change and new front pads fitted. Those pads only have 3.5 mm of material on them so they look worn out before they actually are down to the wear groove.

I have flashing light again too....
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,822
Posted By XRman
KTM vote

Though i don't own one, I would have thought that the KTM1190 would get the vote for the " best big" ADV bike.

For me it is a 2 bike: 2 big, 2 heavy, 2 expensive, 2 labour intensive, 2 powerful =...
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