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Forum: Australia 06-14-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,808
Posted By jasonveale
It took me 32L safari plus about 6L on the way...

It took me 32L safari plus about 6L on the way and I ran out 2ks east of big red on the way to Birdville. But I last filled up in Oodnadatta rather than diverting to Mt Dare so it was longer overall...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,222
Posted By jasonveale
Round trip to Bourke

I am going out to Bourke with Ed Ho who is doing the Safari. We are leaving east Sydney on the Friday afternoon and travelling out to Bathurst or Orange on Friday night and then west of the Mitchell...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 442,646
Posted By jasonveale
Agreed, it could be too much but we will see how...

Agreed, it could be too much but we will see how we go. We were planning to take the route that the previous trip took through the back roads SW of Moruya and then up the Belowra Rd. I don't have...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 442,646
Posted By jasonveale
south coast loop 21/3

All,

I am organising a weekend variant on this run 21/3. This run inspired me. We are riding down to Bungendore on the Friday night and staying in the Royal. Then down via part of this route to...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,928
Views: 382,974
Posted By jasonveale
First Souths win a gf after a long time, now the...

First Souths win a gf after a long time, now the AT crowd has something new. Looks promising
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,573
Posted By jasonveale
she can get cold, even in November ...

she can get cold, even in November

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/12099675/2003_11_Trout%20Rally/Trout%20Rally%2C%20November%2003%20029.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,919
Posted By jasonveale
Except I closed my photo account. I will have to...

Except I closed my photo account. I will have to repost with the photos. Not much fun without them
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,919
Posted By jasonveale
This was the trip I took with drAT and a couple...

This was the trip I took with drAT and a couple of others. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=242184
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,024
Posted By jasonveale
It is still going but Ed builds hot rods out of...

It is still going but Ed builds hot rods out of retired kitchen utensils so it is possible he has extended it beyond what most can do.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,919
Posted By jasonveale
This will become evident very quickly but...

This will become evident very quickly but leaning/shifting back is important and that may mean conflicting with luggage on the back of the seat. 150ks is a long day. Allow two nights on the French...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,636
Posted By jasonveale
I have done both Vic high country and outback...

I have done both Vic high country and outback (including Simpson crossing unsupported) with DrAT so I can vouch for his advice. Those roads aren't so gnarly that goggles will give you any advantage...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By jasonveale
it was very easy. Wide gravel road at the south...

it was very easy. Wide gravel road at the south end and narrowing to an easy dirt road at the north end with a few larger rocks in the road base. Clay at the north end would be slippery in the rain....
Forum: Australia 10-15-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By jasonveale
no idea of ks. I did heaps of rides on it but...

no idea of ks. I did heaps of rides on it but then not so many since child number 2 despite a very understanding wife. Engine was still going strong but the electrics were in dire need of a...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By jasonveale
Paul, thanks - good to hear. A rare outing...

Paul,

thanks - good to hear. A rare outing for me on Dave Loone's bike. I sold the ktm to a mate who is rebuilding it. I will post some pics once he had progressed a bit more.

Not sure...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By jasonveale
eildon-warburton rd

Hi,

I am at the gp and thinking about riding back via the Eildon-Warburton rd which links Cambarvale up to the road around the south of Lake Eildon. The big river rd comes off it. I am on a...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,955
Posted By jasonveale
I can recommend a loop back to Araluen via...

I can recommend a loop back to Araluen via Bendethera fire trail (go east past Merricumbene) and then coondella NE and then back to meet Merricumbene via Oulla Creek fire trail which has some pretty...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-10-2009, 02:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 41,532
Posted By jasonveale
Dan, will you please find a wife and have some...

Dan, will you please find a wife and have some kids and come back to the pack (peleton this week) a little? Too much time for adventure for you...it is killing the rest of us. DrAT and I and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-05-2009, 04:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 41,532
Posted By jasonveale
Dan - very cool and great pics. Did you take a...

Dan - very cool and great pics. Did you take a gps? What soft and paper maps did you take? Couldn't see the Hay River track on Oztopo. Was the track always obvious?

jas
Forum: Australia 07-05-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,932
Posted By jasonveale
I had these on a DR (can't remember the brand). ...

I had these on a DR (can't remember the brand). They were fine across the Simpson but then sold the DR to a mate who was fairly tough on the girl and they broke. He was way past the design limits...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-13-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,988
Posted By jasonveale
make sure there is a warranty from the ebay...

make sure there is a warranty from the ebay seller. If there isn't then Garmin Australia won't replace it if bought from ebay.

j
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-01-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By jasonveale
I really do think it is the strongest option. No...

I really do think it is the strongest option. No arm for it to bend. The plastic really hugs the bar. I have put mine through the paces in terms of crashes and bumps so I will stick with it. Just...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,040
Posted By jasonveale
Dan, my words, your pictures. We could go far! ...

Dan, my words, your pictures. We could go far! Training manuals, witty anecdotes! Videos of us falling over all the time. I can see it now.

jas
Forum: Australia 05-31-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,040
Posted By jasonveale
the vast majority of simpson dunes have a turn at...

the vast majority of simpson dunes have a turn at the top because the wind has blown acros the lip and the cars go around it and over time it creates a turn.

So the real trick is to gas it just...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By jasonveale
It is very dry but a great place to visit on the...

It is very dry but a great place to visit on the way through.

j

http://jasonv.smugmug.com/photos/142610209_6wckm-M.jpg



http://jasonv.smugmug.com/photos/142610291_kQMr7-M.jpg
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-24-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By jasonveale
i have the garmin mount. No arm so very very...

i have the garmin mount. No arm so very very little risk of breaking off and the cable tie connection makes it easy to take the mounting plate off (unit mounts to this so you aren't going through...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By jasonveale
ABC in the SA outback

The ABC's Bush Telegraph radio program was broadcasting in the SA outback this week. Roxby Downs, William Creek, Mungerannie, Marree, Parachilna. Some good local storys there. Good coverage of the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-19-2009, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,881
Posted By jasonveale
ok, I searched around but can't see where the gpx...

ok, I searched around but can't see where the gpx files are being posted that you are using? I have some tracks that I would like to contribute.

thanks,

Jason
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 05-08-2009, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,728
Posted By jasonveale
shonky maps

you don't need to get a CD

Download from one of the servers from here:

http://www.gpsaustralia.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2525

Seems better than Tracks 4 Australia in most areas I have...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By jasonveale
Not strictly relevant given your proposed route...

Not strictly relevant given your proposed route but just note that the two tracks that are to the SE of Packsaddle off the White Cliffs Rd nr Mutawinji are station tracks and no through roads. They...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-27-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,487
Posted By jasonveale
Andy - I am planning one in November that you...

Andy - I am planning one in November that you might enjoy. 80% certain it is happening at this point. PM me your email and I will keep you updated.

cheers,

Jason
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-22-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,128
Posted By jasonveale
I ride a ktm400 on trails which are generally...

I ride a ktm400 on trails which are generally very bumpy and very often covered by trees - ie often shadow. So maybe in those conditions the Oregon wouldn't work so well for me. It does seem that...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-21-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,128
Posted By jasonveale
depends on the riding. If it is adventure riding...

depends on the riding. If it is adventure riding but on fairly good roads/trails then I would say the Zumo is far better. But serious trail riding with lots of bumps may challenge the Zumo mounts. ...
Forum: Australia 04-21-2009, 03:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,303
Posted By jasonveale
eyre creek

Got my TBAM today and there is something in one of the letters about eyre creek west of birdsvile blocking access due to flooding until June. May want to check with the locals that you can get...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 04-17-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,728
Posted By jasonveale
I have a colorado 300. Good points are the...

I have a colorado 300. Good points are the rendering and pixel density (I made up that term, there is a more accurate one but I can't remember it) but the screen is a little dim without external...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 45,882
Posted By jasonveale
ok, i will bite. Sylvia, you aren't likely to...

ok, i will bite. Sylvia, you aren't likely to have much in the way of an action shot but if you have any of #70 I would appreciate it. And #61 if you have any too please..

thanks,

jas
Forum: Australia 04-07-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 45,882
Posted By jasonveale
in the swim

Going to be a fun ride on sunday. I think my swimming training for the last few months will be handier than I thought....

j


Saturday...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-18-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,317
Posted By jasonveale
You can install Google maps on to the phone which...

You can install Google maps on to the phone which often has more details but you will need network coverage which is pretty unlikely in the areas where you need more detail. I was surprised how much...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-21-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By jasonveale
the gang ...

the gang

http://jasonv.smugmug.com/photos/419637151_8cS7V-L.jpg

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-21-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By jasonveale
vic high country ride australia

I only have the ktm400 at the moment so rides are overnighters in search of dirt trails. This time it was the Vic/NSW border in the mountains. We had a slightly unusual bunch of bikes for serious...
Forum: Photos 11-09-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3,144
Views: 824,573
Posted By jasonveale
Cordillo Downs Rd - NE South Australia ...

Cordillo Downs Rd - NE South Australia

http://jasonv.smugmug.com/photos/165392855_jYmWf-M.jpg

http://jasonv.smugmug.com/photos/165393267_RHKJp-M.jpg
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