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Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
The first half of The Silver Ciry Hwy from...

The first half of The Silver Ciry Hwy from Tibooburra to Broken Hill was rough with lose gravel, ruts, rocks etc,
after reaching Packsaddle which is about half way down the road improves with longer...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
I have just been reminded to tell the story of my...

I have just been reminded to tell the story of my visit to the sand dunes when nature called,
It was when we camped at that magic place in the middle of nowhere along the Strzelecki Track...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Now on the road from Tibooburra to Broken Hill ...

Now on the road from Tibooburra to Broken Hill
The Silver City Hwy.
It was clean tar for a few K' s out of Tibooburra
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/78293c82.jpg

And then it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Must be a few of those screws that fell out...

Must be a few of those screws that fell out laying around the roads into Tibooburra now,
I wonder if they end up stuck in somebodys tyre :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Arrived at Tibooburra and set up camp, a nice...

Arrived at Tibooburra and set up camp,
a nice place to spend the night
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/a6dbe772.jpg

As I was moving my bike around the camp site I heard some...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Before I post some more pics here is a little bit...

Before I post some more pics here is a little bit of video on a section of road works
With me fishtailin along
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/48750d7f.mp4

To be continued....
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
The road from the Corner to Tibooburra changed...

The road from the Corner to Tibooburra changed many times from large rocks to small lose rock to sand and corrugations,
here are a few pics of this mixture of road...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
A lot of flat ground out here ...

A lot of flat ground out here
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/4395a13e.jpg

Corner post and dingo fence at sunrise
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/21c5ddb5.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Singing "On The Road Again" we continued toward...

Singing "On The Road Again" we continued toward the turn off to Cameron Corner,
you need to give way when one of these big guys comes along...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
A sort stop at Lyndhurst to re fuel ...

A sort stop at Lyndhurst to re fuel
Interesting sign on one of the doors at the petrol station
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/b2aca038.jpg

The first part of the Strzelecki...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Our next stop was not all that far down the road,...

Our next stop was not all that far down the road, in the old days Farina was a full on town and there is lots of ruins to see here,
This was once a pub then a hospital.... or was that a hospital...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
The old Ghan railway at Marree ...

The old Ghan railway at Marree
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/1955b0aa.jpg

We had some time to spare so we took the Oodnadatta Track to have a look at the southern end of Lake...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Next day a bit further south we stoped for a look...

Next day a bit further south we stoped for a look at the Old Mulka store ruins
amazing how people lived out here in the hot summer months...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
We only got home to our house today (tuesday...

We only got home to our house today (tuesday 14-5-12) from this ride, this will be the first night in own beds for a couple of weeks and I will sleep so well, I have a story about air beds that I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Sitting on a good speed It did not take long to...

Sitting on a good speed It did not take long to reach the South Australia border
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/birdsville/92290d53.jpg

Further south the road had more small...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
So much mud was stuck up above the rear wheel it...

So much mud was stuck up above the rear wheel it took some time to get most of it out,
looks like the bike has just relieved it's self in this pic...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
When this guy went outback he took everyhing with...

When this guy went outback he took everyhing with him
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/birdsville/d4a41cb7.jpg

Ruins of the Birdsville Royal Hotel...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 931,257
Posted By SpYder Guy
May 2012 Birdsville, Camron Corner, Broken Hill etc

3 Beemers and a Subaru loaded with our camping gear
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18675589#post18675589
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/birdsville/3c6cb5d7.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
Wicked May 2012 Brisbane, to Birdsville, Marree, Merty Merty, Camron Corner, Broken Hill etc

3 riding Beemers and 2 in a Subaru with all our camping gear etc
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/birdsville/164361ce.jpg

The ride is around 5,000k's with a mix of high speed tar,...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 10,805
Posted By SpYder Guy
Other commitments so I can't make this ride :cry ...

Other commitments so I can't make this ride :cry
have a good one.
Forum: Australia 06-20-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 10,805
Posted By SpYder Guy
That would make it a gang bang... I mean gang...

That would make it a gang bang... I mean gang plank!
Forum: Australia 06-19-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 10,805
Posted By SpYder Guy
I heard a rumour about some new rule :deal ...

I heard a rumour about some new rule :deal
something about any juniors that dont have a sponsor have to help Rumble with his double planking training
and he go's on top :huh
but don't worry it...
Forum: Australia 06-18-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 10,805
Posted By SpYder Guy
Muzza, What's the penalty for not turning up, ...

Muzza, What's the penalty for not turning up,
Im not sure if I can get up that early again for a second time to make from my place to there by the start time,
it was a shock to my system last...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 10,805
Posted By SpYder Guy
It's possible he could be launched from the Kart...

It's possible he could be launched from the Kart in a planking position :lol3

http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/kart.jpg
Forum: Australia 06-08-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 10,805
Posted By SpYder Guy
Rumble, I forgot you were there taking the photo...

Rumble, I forgot you were there taking the photo and waiting your turn to plank! if I remember rightly it was you that organised that gang plank.
Forum: Australia 06-07-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 10,805
Posted By SpYder Guy
Yes the double planking could be a worry ...

Yes the double planking could be a worry
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/plank.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-24-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
After Rumble Everyone's doing it! ...

After Rumble Everyone's doing it!
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/image001.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-23-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/o...

http://i289.photobucket.com/albums/ll215/roboqld/over50.jpg

:D
Forum: Australia 05-23-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
Yes you never know what might be coming along...

Yes you never know what might be coming along towards you, another reason I might have been keeping left could have been to let the faster riders pass :D
I was getting along ok but had to work hard...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 8,946
Posted By SpYder Guy
The 1st Frail Trail Ride is done and "Dusted" :D ...

The 1st Frail Trail Ride is done and "Dusted" :D

Keep an eye out for future Frail Trail Rides.
Forum: Australia 05-21-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
Nothing special in this video guys, but it does...

Nothing special in this video guys, but it does show some of of the first half of the ride,
the second part of the ride was even better along that creek but the fog we had earlier made the camera...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,618
Posted By SpYder Guy
After a great day ride my ride home last night...

After a great day ride my ride home last night was mainly in heavy rain and dark, down the freeway from Caboolture to the southern end of Loganholme was the worse,
even in a few sections when the...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
I have some video in HD quality I will upload to...

I have some video in HD quality I will upload to youtube later today,
will put the link up when it's on.
Forum: Australia 05-21-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
Thank You Dusty for planning and leading Frail...

Thank You Dusty for planning and leading Frail Trails number 1,
it was all good, I have never been to that area before it was fantastic,
great bunch of guys too,
well done. :clap...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
The weather's not looking to bad this morning, ...

The weather's not looking to bad this morning,
just a few small cells coming in from the coast,
I will run the Gauntlet up the M1 and hope they miss me!
Forum: Australia 05-20-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
I better go to bed soon, early start for me in...

I better go to bed soon, early start for me in the morning to make it to the start point in time for a coffee before the ride :wink:

A few things done so I don't have to rush to get ready in the...
Forum: Australia 05-18-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
Some of the sponsored juniors will be thinking...

Some of the sponsored juniors will be thinking what's a "crystal set"
and no it's not two glasses!
Forum: Australia 05-16-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,164
Posted By SpYder Guy
Good your going Murray, I will have to go to...

Good your going Murray,
I will have to go to bed early Friday night so I can get up at 6am and have time to get ready and ride to Kilcoy by 8:30am.
you know I'm not the early morning type :snore
Forum: Australia 05-14-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,651
Posted By SpYder Guy
Did they say how it was those last few K's in the...

Did they say how it was those last few K's in the dark ?
Forum: Australia 05-14-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,651
Posted By SpYder Guy
5:42pm and still riding, they are going for...

5:42pm and still riding,
they are going for Tibooburra which will mean some riding after sunset!

UPDATE:
looks like they made it into town in the dark just before 6:30pm

There they are and...
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