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Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Yeah, as a bushwalker too, I can readily agree...

Yeah, as a bushwalker too, I can readily agree about April- just beautiful.
Motorbiking at it's most awesommest.:freaky
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 04:17 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Yeah, looks the goods Growelly. Thanks. I...

Yeah, looks the goods Growelly. Thanks.

I think we should just do it .

But before anyone gets too carried away in the excitement, If Tassie had it's own regular , reliable ADVRider rally, when...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 04:20 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
St Mary's would be good place, can make a good...

St Mary's would be good place, can make a good ride to get there from all parts of Tassie.
What about somewhere in the deep south (as well). How would that campground at Lonnavale handle a small...
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
I emailed Mark at the Weldborough - Peter...

I emailed Mark at the Weldborough - Peter Cornelius is playing on the 27 Sept.

I went the soft option and booked a double room - bringing Tracy and we're going to take a dirt road route home on...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 05:58 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
:D Aha, Missionary's rofl'ing all makes sense now...

:D Aha, Missionary's rofl'ing all makes sense now - thanks for the link, was a good read. Wasn't aware that there had been an ADV Rider gathering there.

I had heard from some older road riding...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 03:32 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Hehe, when you get up off the floor, why not? :D

Hehe, when you get up off the floor, why not? :D
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 02:41 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
It does Dale, certainly more practical than the...

It does Dale, certainly more practical than the first one:D

Weldborough Hotel in Sept. sounds good - I'm in.
Did'nt know Foss played anything? - bit of a dark horse.

Tassie needs it's own...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
:clap Funny thing -I don't get on the Mountain...

:clap Funny thing -I don't get on the Mountain Bike an awful lot, but today our family and another family (OZ, Jason) did the Railton to Sheffield section of the Tasmania Trail. Had a couple of bevs...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 05:12 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Excellent! Going with a mate tomorrow who is...

Excellent!
Going with a mate tomorrow who is recently back to M/bike riding to check out food drop points for a bushwalk he is planning along the length of the Great Western Tiers.

Will take some...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 04:43 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
And Flickit, yes , I really appreciate your input...

And Flickit, yes , I really appreciate your input here.
I am going to make more of an effort to post things, stuff adventurous bike related.
I have taken a lot of info from your posts - just want...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 04:26 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
How did the ride go Jason?

How did the ride go Jason?
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 02:19 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Had already planned to take my boys and wife...

Had already planned to take my boys and wife bushalking this w/end to climb Mt Murchison and then down to Pillinger. We do a bit of peakbagging, nothing too serious, but we all have our own list and...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 02:01 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
If this goes ahead I'll be in it. End of March,...

If this goes ahead I'll be in it. End of March, first 2 weeks of April (before Easter)
fits well.
:freaky:D
Forum: Australia 03-07-2014, 01:54 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Yep , got that too, thanks Geoff. Love yer work...

Yep , got that too, thanks Geoff.
Love yer work with map posting Flick, I should learn how to do it.
Forum: Australia 03-06-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
A bit more info on the hut near Ragged Jack. ...

A bit more info on the hut near Ragged Jack.
I'd heard about it a few years ago on the Bushwalk.com forum :

http://bushwalk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2717&p=27651. Theres some pictures of it.

...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
I think so, seems to fit. There is a hut directly...

I think so, seems to fit. There is a hut directly below Ragged Jack peak on a low open saddle. There is a 1sqkm area of private property in the National Park. There is a track going across this land...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
Hey Flick, I did that ride from Gipps Ck Rd thru...

Hey Flick, I did that ride from Gipps Ck Rd thru to Fishers tier Rd with a mate on the W/end after a night camped at Lake Leake, so we had O/night camping gear on (KLR650 and Husky(610?)).
It was a...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 04:19 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Goodo, one day riding is better than none. ...

Goodo, one day riding is better than none.
Happy with Maccas - PM sent.
As far as navigation goes, I'm still old school with 1:100,000 paper Tasmaps and compass - will get a Garmin Zumo one of...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 05:15 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
G'Day Llamaha, I'd be interested, depending on...

G'Day Llamaha,
I'd be interested, depending on your dates, but I will give the boat ride a miss, and would hook up in Devonport.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 02:54 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Tarkine Ride 10/11 Aug

Bump.
Glad I did'nt pick this weekend, but next weekends weather looks promising.
Got a new 606 to fit on the front wheel ready for the mud.
Looking forward to a fire and couple of ports.

So...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2013, 03:49 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
Yeah, weekend of Sat10, Sun11 Aug - hopefully we...

Yeah, weekend of Sat10, Sun11 Aug - hopefully we get some good weather.
Forum: Australia 07-24-2013, 04:55 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
2 Months! Thats a long time to be away from the...

2 Months! Thats a long time to be away from the bike..... er, I mean.... your wife and children.:D
Take care Marty, hope to catch up when you come home.:freaky
Forum: Australia 07-24-2013, 04:35 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Tarkine Ride 10/11 Aug

I'm going, anyone is welcome.
I will be 2 up with my youngest son (10yrs).- so theme is exploring, enjoying mud, smelling campire odours etc.
Plan is: Day 1- Rabalga track, Wedge Plains Rd, Tayatea...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 11:05 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
V nice. Sumac Rd definitely in. I was'nt sure...

V nice. Sumac Rd definitely in. I was'nt sure about forestry activity down that rd - but that looks great!
Forum: Australia 07-14-2013, 10:59 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
Tarkine Ride

Hi WR. In August I can do weekends of 3/4, 10/11, or 24/25.
Any of those dates suit you?
If so, we can lock it in, post it up, and see who else is interested.
Herding cats made simple.:D
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 10:54 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
Thanks for that great info Flickit - a plan is...

Thanks for that great info Flickit - a plan is hatching. :D
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 07:27 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
Thanks Flickit - looks promising. Have you been...

Thanks Flickit - looks promising.
Have you been down Sumac Rd, south of the Arthur Forest Drive? It looks like at the bottom you can get onto the Western Explorer.
Was wondering if it would be...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 06:16 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
Rapid River Bridge

Forestry still list it as closed due to being unstable - does anyone know if it is actually still there and whether a bike will get across?
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 06:03 PM
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Posted By MonoMark
:lol3 There's madness in my method. I normally do...

:lol3 There's madness in my method. I normally do more things than her, so when she wants to do somethig with the girls - I know to get out of the way.

Reminds me of "The Man Song" :
...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2013, 04:21 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
August Ride

So... Anything planned for August?
My wife is going to have a girls night out in Hobart to see Phantom of the opera with her girly friends, dates to be decided (and I am encouraging her to take ink...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2013, 04:47 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Next morning the puddles outside the pub were...

Next morning the puddles outside the pub were frozen over, so we decided to see if we could go back via Interlaken
http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag104/mtbadman/P1020492_zps2477dfbe.jpg...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2013, 04:11 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Lk King William Ride - Fail, but still had fun

Sorry for delay in reporting back.

We decided to go up Highland Lakes rd, via Golden Valley, and only went as far as Projection Bluff parking area, got this :...
Forum: Australia 07-05-2013, 01:38 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
How very exciting. (I might listen to your...

How very exciting. (I might listen to your predictions more now Geoff :D).
We are going to go have a look and if we are allowed up we will go up and go very carefully (via poatina). We have from...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2013, 06:20 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Hey Andreas, what bike did you end up getting?...

Hey Andreas, what bike did you end up getting? and more importantly, the thought process behind the choice ?
Forum: Australia 07-03-2013, 05:48 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Good on ya Marty - we will get on just fine, in...

Good on ya Marty - we will get on just fine, in the back of the ambulance:D
Forum: Australia 07-03-2013, 05:15 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Winter Challenge

Bit of a joke, but half serious.
A new Tas Riders Winter challenge.
On a designated date (no cheating:rofl ), mid winter get together in the highlands at a designated place - winner gets to light...
Forum: Australia 07-03-2013, 04:42 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Lk King William Ride 6/7 July

Yep, still on. I'm prepared to go as carefully as necessary to get there.
They are[I] still talking about snow showers.
An hour after arriving the hut will be a little hot box, the scab will have...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2013, 04:43 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
I had a good ride over the weekend - had an...

I had a good ride over the weekend - had an overnighter at Corrina with my wife for our wedding anniversary - went in via western explorer, arrived just on dark, last hour in rain. Due to o/night...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2013, 04:21 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Geez, What happened WR?

Geez, What happened WR?
Forum: Australia 06-30-2013, 04:16 AM
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Posted By MonoMark
Faark WR! Glad you're OK. I recommend rest, on...

Faark WR! Glad you're OK.
I recommend rest, on the banks of Lake King William. See how ya go.:clap
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