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Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,004
Views: 966,129
Posted By AlSheehan
10 Days in Tassie Starting from Oberon, NSW

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26308021
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
And for those on FB, some photos and maps: ...

And for those on FB, some photos and maps:

https://www.facebook.com/alan.sheehan.547/media_set?set=a.1543577455911165.1073741855.100007767763205&type=3
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Camping at Scotts Peak Dam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3MShEC6K0I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heCiFfaLHWI
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Hellyer Gorge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbOEIRggeiI
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Jacob's Ladder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ1mB5JmyrM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1_ofMK3SQ0
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Last Day: Canberra to Oberon

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 14: 21/2/15. Last Day! 237 kms in 2 hrs and 35mins average speed 92 kph.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Melbourne to Canberra via Cabramurra and Shannons Flat

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Day 13: 20/2/15. The start of the ride home. 732 kms in 9 hrs 37 minutes ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Last day in Tassie

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 12: 19/2/15. Last day in Tassie. 122 kms in 7 hrs and 4 mins average speed 17...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Playing around Ulverstone

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 11: 18/2/15. 243 kms in 5 hrs and 48mins average speed 42 kph.

The...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Scottsdale to Ulvertone

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 10: 17/2/15. 223 kms in 6 hrs and 10 mins average speed 36 kph.

After...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Scott's Peak Dam to Scottsdale in a roundabout way...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day9: 16/2/15. 483 kms in 9 hrs 43 mins average speed 50 kph.

We started the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Derwent Bridge to Scotts Peak Dam via Strathgordon

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Day 8: 15/2/15. 313 kms in 6 hrs 30 mins average speed 48 kph.


We had...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Queenstown to Derwent Bridge via Reece Dam

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 7: 14/2/15. 303 kms in 6 hrs and 6 mins average speed 50kph.

Consistent...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Stanley to Queenstown via the Western Explorer

<!--><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 6: 13/2/15. 293 kms in 6 hrs and 6 mins average speed 48 kph.

With a strong easterly...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Waratah to Stanley

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 5: 12/2/15. 193 kms in 4 hrs and 40 mins average speed 41 kph.

A short...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Scottsdale to Waratah via the Great Lake

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Day 4: 11/2/15. 389 kms in 7 hours 46 mins average speed 50 kph.


After...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Devonport to Scottsdale via Jacob's Ladder

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Day 3: 10/2/15. First Day in Tassie! 361 kms in 10 hours 29 mins average speed...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Corryong to Spirit of Tasmania (Melbourne)

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]-->Day 2: 9/2/15. 570kms in 11 hours and 38 minutes average speed 49 kph.

We...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Oberon to Corryong

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Day 1: 8/2/15. 468 kms in 7 hours and 5 minutes average speed 66 kph.


...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,222
Posted By AlSheehan
Ten Days in Tasmania Starting from Oberon

This is our first trip to Tassie on bikes. 10 days in Tassie and a couple of days each way there and back on the mainland.

The crew: Chad Sheppard (BMW R1200GSA), Nick Berlyn (Suzuki DR650) and...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,796
Posted By AlSheehan
I have an '02 GS Adventure. I have 89,000ks on...

I have an '02 GS Adventure. I have 89,000ks on and love it.

A little tip on the ABS - don't touch the rear brake pedal. If you learn to ride with front brake only (seems scary at first - but once...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,938
Posted By AlSheehan
No worries, Pat. We'll do that. I think it'll...

No worries, Pat. We'll do that. I think it'll only be calamity that stops us from getting there;o) - an off, or running out of money, something silly like that.:huh

In the hills east of Melbourne...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,938
Posted By AlSheehan
Three of us fresh off the boat from 10 days...

Three of us fresh off the boat from 10 days riding in Tassie on Thursday morning, so we're keen to have a look for the first time.

Al.
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,509
Posted By AlSheehan
Over on the night of the 9th and back on the...

Over on the night of the 9th and back on the night of the 19th. We'll be on a R1150GSA, and R1200GSA and a DR650.

Al.
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By AlSheehan
Thanks for the links Troy! Good tip...

Thanks for the links Troy!



Good tip for most people, but unfortunately I am on NBN Satellite which is pathetically slow and totally incapable of video streaming (unless its very early in the...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By AlSheehan
Thanks! I'll get the DVR set up. Al.

Thanks! I'll get the DVR set up.

Al.
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By AlSheehan
2015 Dakar on TV?

Is this year's Dakar on tele?

I expected to find it on tele tonight, but no...? It still starts New Years Day doesn't it?

Al.
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,638
Posted By AlSheehan
Just made a mental note of the name of that road....

Just made a mental note of the name of that road. It doesn't sound big pig friendly.

Al.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By AlSheehan
I believe Red Hill Road to Sofala and Razorback...

I believe Red Hill Road to Sofala and Razorback to Castlereigh highway are good for a big pig. I've done a lot of other roads in the area on mine, and a mate of mine has done these two within the...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,509
Posted By AlSheehan
:lurk We're doing a trip in February, so I'm...

:lurk

We're doing a trip in February, so I'm watching with interest. Love the photos BTW.

Al.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By AlSheehan
Shonky doesn't do routing. I have the...

Shonky doesn't do routing.

I have the OzTopo's. They have excellent detail and the do routing both in the PC and in the GPS.

I also have 550.

Al.
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,211
Posted By AlSheehan
Death is something we are very shielded from and...

Death is something we are very shielded from and sanitized to for most of the population (doctors, nurses and emergency workers are probably the exceptions)... and that's something I don't...
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By AlSheehan
I've been looking for this as well. If I can't...

I've been looking for this as well. If I can't get a DVD this just have to do. I remember when it came out. I knew quite a few people in it (probably can't remember them now!).

Al.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,623
Posted By AlSheehan
The police allegedly "submit their helmets and...

The police allegedly "submit their helmets and aftermarket communication devices to an independent facility for additional safety testing. Although the helmets have already been AS/NZ1698 approved,...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,623
Posted By AlSheehan
AS1698: 5mm for external features on the original...

AS1698: 5mm for external features on the original helmet. It has nothing to do with aftermarket attachments.

Al.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,623
Posted By AlSheehan
The AS tells you nothing. Here's another...

The AS tells you nothing.

Here's another article worth reading: http://motorbikewriter.com/motorcycle-helmet-cams-legal-but-are-they-safe/

My interpretation? The cameras are legal (depending on...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,623
Posted By AlSheehan
I was about to post the same link as Russ. ...

I was about to post the same link as Russ.

This is one of those PITA rules. It isn't in the road rules, its incorporated under the Trade Practices Act. See here:...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By AlSheehan
I use autocom and its great. As Matt said you can...

I use autocom and its great. As Matt said you can buy cables to suit your UHF radio. I run a GME 5W (Get a 5W handheld, don't mess about with 3W or less). The radio harness gives you a PTT button for...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,028
Posted By AlSheehan
The new Qld wording is still pretty weak IMO...

The new Qld wording is still pretty weak IMO regards standing. It's only permissible over bumps or rough surfaces. It's a start, but its still lame.

Stand up to make your self seen? No.
Stand up...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,969
Posted By AlSheehan
Small world! My step daughter is jillarooing...

Small world!

My step daughter is jillarooing at Chatsworth station. Their grader driver lives in a house south of the main homestead, and was rung by AUSSAR directly to go and find the guy and...
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