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Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 02:35 AM
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Views: 3,990
Posted By Oaters
Brachina Gorge ...

Brachina Gorge
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Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By Oaters
Parachilna, Brachina and Bunyaroo Gorges

Sunday 27 July dawned fine and frosty at my little camp site adjacent to the Blinman Pub
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Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By Oaters
Resurrecting this RR

Now that I'm back in Aotearoa - time to resurrect / complete this RR

Riding the Public Access Road (PAR) to the Artimore Ruins with Track Notes provided by Aussie Trev was a highlight of my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By Oaters
Lunch stop on final day ...

Lunch stop on final day
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Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By Oaters
Kipo on has trusty machine

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Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By Oaters
An Old Kiwi's appreciation

Kia Ora - I was fortunate enough to be able to take part in this great event - one of the best I've done - huge thanks to Kipo, the Apex Club of Port Augusta and those who supported my fund raising...
Forum: New Zealand 09-11-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Oaters
Hi Kym

Hi Kym - sorry, I'm late to this thread - just home on Sunday and getting used to new routine. Seems others have already answered your Q - both sites cited are really worthwhile Eddie B and Josh
...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Chicky in Mildura

Met up for a drink and a yarn in Mildura last evening - I think we both agree, a dirty GS shows it's being used as intended :wink:
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Fortunate old fool

Cheers kramer2k3 - been great to have you along for the ride :)

Mostly, the fellowship of 'motorbikin' is great - I've certainly been extremely fortunate in my travels here in Aus. Met some great...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Wink One happy old fool

Cheers PBee - great to meet up with you at Robertstown - for all too short a time.

Hoping to meet up with Chicky for a beer and a yarn tomorrow

I'm a real fan of SA and the Flinders in...
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Talking One happy camper

Trev - and others - the just completed Apex Outback Postie Bike ride was a highlight of my time here in Australia

I had a barrel of fun - those Postie bikes are a real 'Hoot' - most of the time I...
Forum: New Zealand 08-25-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,463
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Kiwipeet pretty much nails it IMO

Marty - I'd invoked the same 'Speights' wisdom (original reference - hard to find the perfect woman) - post didn't appear as I lost connectivity from here in SA

You've had a DR I believe - they're...
Forum: New Zealand 08-25-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Oaters
Thumb These SA ADV riders are tops

See here for the Apex Club's little Postie Bike - Kipo has generously prepared for my use commencing Thursday through Sunday - a 1000km in the Outback
...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Laugh Taking a different line - metaphorically

Cheers Trev - for everything - your generosity of spirit, facilitation and generally being a big part of making this all too brief sojourn in your 'Lucky Country' such a pleasure

Here at Quorn...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Hi Trev - back to Melbourne via Mildura and fly...

Hi Trev - back to Melbourne via Mildura and fly home Sat 6/9 - cheers Oaters

Am off to port Augusta to ride Pichi Richi rail this morning :)

And yes Kipo has done me proud with his prep of the...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
AussieTrev - thanks for the link to the clip on...

AussieTrev - thanks for the link to the clip on YouTube of the mud in 2010 ( not!)

I don't have large enough gonads to be riding on the outside of the rails on the bridge that appears toward the...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Wink Aw gee shucks

Hi Trev - yep after doing Eyre pretty thoroughly - (there's only so many photos of stunning sea vistas, friends and family can take) and enjoying a relaxted time pottering around Whyalla - including...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Hope you got out for a ride as planned Matty and...

Hope you got out for a ride as planned Matty and the ribs and other bruises stood up to it okay

Been taking it quietly here in Whyalla for a couple of days - did the Steel Works tour this morning...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Hi Kym - you'll be on the road by now - sorry to...

Hi Kym - you'll be on the road by now - sorry to hear about your Mum - hope she's okay - ageing eh

Keep me posted if your near my location - should your plans change - it'd be good to hook up

...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Wicked Ani's antics

Hi Trev - the reason for your advice became clear as soon as I met Ani - a woman at the Marina made that mistake. Me, I heeded your advice :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By Oaters
Cheers James - your travels aboard first an R12...

Cheers James - your travels aboard first an R12 and then an F800GS and your RR was one of those inspired me to do this :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Hi Matty - the Whales were fantastic this morning...

Hi Matty - the Whales were fantastic this morning




Not sighted by me Kym - reckon you'd be right though - ageing, gravity and all that
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Big ups for these guys in Ceduna

Changed the oil - Penrite semi synthetic 10w -50 $12:95 / litre - let me drain and dispose if the used oil - very obliging - bought a small funnel and left it there for the next person passing...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
En route to Steaky Bay

Great tourist drive - dirt road out of Elliston - thanks to the young woman at the Road house heading out of Elliston where bought gas - she drew my attention to this route - views of Flinders...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By Oaters
More shots from the PAR

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Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By Oaters
Time in the Flinders Ranges

For more info on this please check out my blog adventurousoaters@wordpress.com

Blog Sat 9 August

Around Angorichina & Blinman

Saturday 26 July '14 - day 8
Saw me relocate from Angorichina...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By Oaters
Playing catch up with this thread / RR

Getting back to this - from Streaky Bay, West Coast Eyre Peninsula from the Streaky Bay hotel - $50 including a great continental breakfast - gets my strong recommendation

Well I've been twenty...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 91,959
Posted By Oaters
What you doing here in the Aust forum Mark -...

What you doing here in the Aust forum Mark - thought it was just me frequenting these parts - look forward to catching up in Aotearoa some time
Incidentally - my late parents used to live at St...
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By Oaters
Auckland Gravel Riders I believe - they've a page...

Auckland Gravel Riders I believe - they've a page on FaceBook
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 146,223
Posted By Oaters
Your camping set up sounds good Steve -...

Your camping set up sounds good Steve - influenced by your Naultilus (sp) tent on last years Cape to Cape, I bought one and am finding it very good here in SA. Also bought a new Macpac bag in...
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,615
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Love it Mark - sounds like you were fortunate -...

Love it Mark - sounds like you were fortunate - could well have ended in tears - cheers S :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Tribute to those who make their living from the sea

Very sad - Leo was only 24

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Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Cheers - I suspect being in the park they're...

Cheers - I suspect being in the park they're accustomed to lots of us humans being about - had a near miss with one as I entered the Park about 4pm yesterday - luckily I wasn't going too quickly :)
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Companions at Yangie Bay - Coffin Bay National Park - Eyre Peninsula

Enjoying their breakfast as I packed up my campsite this morning

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Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Big ups to Matty and Ani

Hi Matty - thanks for the generous comments and your hospitality

I camped last night in the Coffin Bay National Park at Yangie Bay - rained as I was putting the tent up. Stayed dry however and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,752
Posted By Oaters
Oz to Ice

Amazing undertaking - I salute you - as others have commented 'great pics' - respect ! Cheers Oaters - an old fart behaving ridiculously :)
Forum: Australia 08-10-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
I'm glad your experience of New Zealand was...

I'm glad your experience of New Zealand was positive. Seems to me that majority of folk we meet on the road are what I term 'people of goodwill' - keen to engage positively and offer assistance where...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Wicked Heading off to Matty's yacht

Planning to spend the evening with Desert Dog and Ani at Port Lincoln Marina aboard Matty's yacht - more genuine 'Australiana' experiences forecast
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Certainly the friendship that's been extended to...

Certainly the friendship that's been extended to me by fellow ADV inmates here in Aust has been fantastic - I'm hoping myself and other NZ inmates can return the favour in future - cheers Oaters :)
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,354
Posted By Oaters
Hi Kramer2k3 - I'm sure I'm putting in the beef...

Hi Kramer2k3 - I'm sure I'm putting in the beef myself - lunch was local fish and chips with schnitzel for dinner :)
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