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Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Hi soloexpiditioner It was a great trip We...

Hi soloexpiditioner
It was a great trip
We had a top time at the Birdsville Races I couldn't believe how many people were there,
the last time I was in Birdsville I seen about a dozen people.
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
West ...

West
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Middle...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
After Birdsville we decided the corner country...

After Birdsville we decided the corner country would be a no go with the bikes needing a rest also in 2012 riding that corner country route after the Hay River our main goal was to ride to Byron....
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,507
Posted By AdvPete
Filling my bike up at Birdsville I had about...

Filling my bike up at Birdsville I had about 14lts left in the tank so i used approximately 34lts to cross 510km of the Simpson but I don't know exactly because dumb ass me pulled up beside the...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By AdvPete
Fuelled up at Mount Dare for the Simpson Desert ...

Fuelled up at Mount Dare for the Simpson Desert
Back to handling like a pig with 48lts of fuel & 10lts of water ready to take on the 1100 sand dunes.
The road into dalhousie springs was crap with...
Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,507
Posted By AdvPete
Next day heading to the Simpson we called into...

Next day heading to the Simpson we called into chambers pillar.

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Forum: Australia 09-12-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,507
Posted By AdvPete
After a nice stop over at Alice Springs we headed...

After a nice stop over at Alice Springs we headed down the old Ghan railway to Finke then camped at lamberts centre of Australia. I figured if we're doing Coast to Coast we have to camp in the...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By AdvPete
Satellite Phone

Isatphone Pro

Pre paid Satphone with Inmarsat.
Credit expires on 28/7/2016
158 units left on it, half a unit to send a text, 1 unit per minute for talk time.
...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,507
Posted By AdvPete
We made Byron yesterday. No major problems my...

We made Byron yesterday.
No major problems my bike developed a oil leak behind the front sprocket & Kesso's 690 rear shock was stuffed after the Simpson.
It was chopped up from the Birdsville race...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By AdvPete
Cool2 Hi Joe That lights working great. It's a bit...

Hi Joe
That lights working great.
It's a bit taped up, the CSR gave everything a flogin including me!!! :whip
But having a ball :lol3
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 04:34 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Hi Dan At this stage we'll go down Cordillo...

Hi Dan
At this stage we'll go down Cordillo Downs to the Dig Tree, Innamincka, old strzelecki to the corner store. Than thru to Wanaaring , Lightning Ridge & on to Byron but we'll make it up as we...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 04:52 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
It's been a good stop over in Alice. We head to...

It's been a good stop over in Alice.
We head to Birdsville on Monday, we will meet my uncle there for the races, he's on his drz400. Then he's going to ride a few days with us.
I'll try & post...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 04:40 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Laugh Kesso's went for a ride into Alice today, an hour...

Kesso's went for a ride into Alice today, an hour later I get a phone call he ran out of fuel.
I had to get his uncles farm ute with a Jerry can of fuel.
I think he needs bigger fuel tanks on the...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 05:22 AM
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Views: 7,507
Posted By AdvPete
Some nice tourists gave us ice cream & a coke at...

Some nice tourists gave us ice cream & a coke at Wolfe Creek.
I didn't tell them were we where going to camp the night though :eek1
...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By AdvPete
Yes that is per litre at Kunawarritiji but it's...

Yes that is per litre at Kunawarritiji but it's better than pushing it

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Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 04:56 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
When I rode the Cape then down the Hay River in...

When I rode the Cape then down the Hay River in 2012 it was like I was poring fuel on the ground, I ran 16 - 45 gearing & 190 main jet 48 pilot.
I did a bit of stuffing around & this trip I'm...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 07:18 PM
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Views: 7,507
Posted By AdvPete
Loved the CSR big soft dunes ...

Loved the CSR big soft dunes

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Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 05:37 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
My beautiful wife organised some new panniers to...

My beautiful wife organised some new panniers to be sent to Alice Springs.

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Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Fuel used with the 625 & the 690 was about the...

Fuel used with the 625 & the 690 was about the same sometimes the 625 was better on fuel some times it wasn't there was never any more than 1lt difference between them Wiluna to Cotton Creek 37lts...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By AdvPete
41 to 46 sand & more sand foot peg back on &...

41 to 46 sand & more sand foot peg back on & loving the dunes, big soft dunes means no corrugations
Well 46 to stretch lagoon top spot for the last night of the CSR
...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 02:14 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
We came across two tours with 6 wheel drive...

We came across two tours with 6 wheel drive vehicles towing trailers,
the first tour were at Durba Springs when we arrived
One of the drivers has a drz 400 and gave us a xxxx :1drink
We seen 20...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
If it wasn't for good knee braces my knee would...

If it wasn't for good knee braces my knee would be still in the CSR

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Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 05:04 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Ow I forgot lake disappointment <a...

Ow I forgot lake disappointment

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Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By AdvPete
Kunawarritiji to well 41 dirty water at 41 but...

Kunawarritiji to well 41 dirty water at 41 but nice to pore over the head

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Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
After a couple of nights rest heaps of showers...

After a couple of nights rest heaps of showers lots of duck tape a easy out borrowed from another traveler to fix the foot peg, me & the bike are ready to take on the last leg of bone jarring...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 06:28 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
The 690 used the same amount of fuel for each...

The 690 used the same amount of fuel for each fuel stop as my 625
Fuel stops Wiluna, Cotton Creek, Kunawarritiji & Bililuna.
At Cotton Creek give Ben a ring they sell it by the litre 08 9176 9009...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 06:03 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Georgia bore to Kunawarritiji had a hell day...

Georgia bore to Kunawarritiji had a hell day heaps of sand, 150km out from well 33 I hit something & snapped one of the bolts from my foot peg. With no left foot peg I couldn't turn hard right & I...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
3rd camp Georgia bore long day lots of wippy...

3rd camp Georgia bore long day lots of wippy trees plenty of sand fuelled up at cotton creek, the 625 used 36lts for 740km.
The bikes are going great so far
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
2nd camp Durba springs stayed 2 nights, this is...

2nd camp Durba springs stayed 2 nights, this is the best camp spot on the CSR really soft sand on the way in.

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Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 05:25 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Day who knows???

1st camp well 6 good water shady trees good easy riding from Wiluna bikes handled like pigs 55lts of fuel 6lts of water

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Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 11:48 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
Day 8

It's been a very relaxing time at Denham.
Tomorrow we head off towards the csr I don't know if I'll be able to send photos between here & Alice, I'll send picks when I can.


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Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
Day 7

Spending the day rehydrating :evil

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Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 03:18 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
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Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 02:06 AM
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Posted By AdvPete
Day 6

Went for a quick blast to Steep Point & back to Denham 470km.
Did that on our tanks, we took 5lts extra each but didn't need it

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Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 11:39 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
Day 5

At Denham staying a few days

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Went & got...
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 11:35 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
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Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 11:22 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
Day 4

Heading towards Denham stopped for lunch at Kalbarri.


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Forum: Australia 08-09-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 89
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Posted By AdvPete
Day 3

Left Perth early in the morning rode to the pinnacle desert than made camp at coronation beach. I'll send photos when I get better phone service!!
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Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 11:15 PM
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Posted By AdvPete
Day 2

Bikes are packed - went for a ride along the foreshore the weather has turned it on.


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Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By AdvPete
Thanks stumps, We have another day in Perth...

Thanks stumps,
We have another day in Perth than head north towards Danham.

This was on the way back from getting the shock fixed I pulled up along side a Redbull promotion car & one of the...
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