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Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14,064
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Posted By Fipsy
Thinking of combining it with the Flinders...

Thinking of combining it with the Flinders Classic as the dates work well for me. Something along the lines of;
- Ride up to Ango on Wed
- Thurs am - Ride the PAR's (Glass Gorge, Artimore,...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
I might give you a date, if you give me a name...

I might give you a date, if you give me a name :evil
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Thanks for that PB, might do just that. ...

Thanks for that PB, might do just that.



Thanks MB,

The road condition shit-o-meter now ranges form 'easy' to 'rough as guts' :baldy That's outback roads for you!

Does this road have a...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Just wondering if anyone knows about, or has...

Just wondering if anyone knows about, or has travelled, the road (red) that splits off the Strzelecki Track, about 80km from its origin at Lyndhurst, and heads more-or-less parallel with the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,111
Posted By Fipsy
Unfortunately being up front all day, I didn't...

Unfortunately being up front all day, I didn't get to take a lot of snaps, or much video either, but I thought I'd better put in my bit here also.....

This ride was originally conceived by DR Ozzy...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,111
Posted By Fipsy
Let me guess, you didn't read the itinerary until...

Let me guess, you didn't read the itinerary until 10mins before we pulled out, right? :deal You know, the one that was on the web site for the last 2 weeks?......or were you too busy still playing...
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Fantastic ride on the weekend! Thanks...

Fantastic ride on the weekend!

Thanks everyone who attended, and to those who helped out with lead/sweep riding. I think that the consensus was that this is a ride format we can use as a template...
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
And there was me thinking we might get 5 or 6 of...

And there was me thinking we might get 5 or 6 of us going on this!

Not sure what happened there!


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RR's here: www.fipsy.me
Forum: Australia 12-04-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Thanks Dave, I think we're all itching' to get...

Thanks Dave, I think we're all itching' to get started! :clap

I've updated the itinerary and GPX file to reflect the following, but only a couple of minor changes to note;

1. Accomodation venue...
Forum: Australia 12-03-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14,064
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Posted By Fipsy
Airbag! ...

Airbag!


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RR's here: www.fipsy.me
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
http://b.vimeocdn.com/ts/175/229/175229351_640.jpg

http://b.vimeocdn.com/ts/175/229/175229351_640.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Okay, that was a bit harsh.....I'll let you use...

Okay, that was a bit harsh.....I'll let you use colouring pencils instead so you can rub out where you went over the lines.....

......but that's the last time FFS! :0-0
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14,064
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Posted By Fipsy
Go here...

Go here (http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/display/20141202014736-92005-map.html) where I've put up a Google Maps copy of the route.

Only other option I can suggest is a big sheet of butcher's paper...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
:D Buy a GPS!! otherwise......... ...

:D

Buy a GPS!!

otherwise.........

I'll post one up tonight. :deal Will probably have to do it over a few pages to preserve some of the detail. See how I go.
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Gawler to Deep Creek Run - Sat Dec 6th

:clapUpdate: Accomodation venue changed to Cape Jervis Station (http://capejervisstation.com.au) :clap

Due to the large numbers, limited open camping, and inability to pre-book sites at Deep...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
SA Adv Riders

Re the Gawler-Deep Creek ride

We're at 20 bikes now. Until I've had final numbers confirmed, I'm going to put a hold on additional numbers so we can keep things manageable.

Those of you who...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Added! Welcome aboard :clap Ride info is...

Added! Welcome aboard :clap

Ride info is here (http://www.fipsy.me/trip-planning/gawler-to-deep-creek.html). :deal

See you Sat'dee!
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Thanks for that MB. Which way are you heading...

Thanks for that MB. Which way are you heading over in the morning?



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RR's here: www.gonescratchin.com
Additional vids; at Vimeo 'gonescratchin'
Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Gawler to Deep Creek Run - Sat Dec 6th

Looks like this is growing into a popular ride! :clap

We have 15 bikes coming all up :eek1 (all starting from Gawler at this stage).

Because of the numbers, Paul and I decided we'll split into...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Ha! Took three of us to get the Battlestar...

Ha! Took three of us to get the Battlestar Galactica's warp drive out of that! :eek1
Checkout 4:20 onwards.

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Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
PM'd you but just in case - absolutely. Up to...

PM'd you but just in case - absolutely. Up to about 9 riders so far.

My idea of a beach run.........:clap

http://fipsy.smugmug.com/Other/General/i-FK62HBB/0/L/Goolwa%20Beach-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,415
Posted By Fipsy
G'day Graham, best to point the links now to...

G'day Graham, best to point the links now to www.fipsy.me

The old 'wordpress-based' site was painfully slow, so have a dedicated domain under my updated id (Fipsy).

Up to Morgan on the boat...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
You won't need your map feet - we've already got...

You won't need your map feet - we've already got that covered.........

.......may as well leave your dentures at home too! Wouldn't want them to get dirty now! :shog

Enjoyed catching up Fri....
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
SA Adv Riders

G'day Stu,

Gawler to Meadows is about 60-70% dirt, and Meadows to Deep Creek is around 90% dirt.

Last run didn't have any single tracks, but I'm sure DR Ozzy could easily incorporate a single...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Gawler to Deep Creek run - Sat Dec 6th

Re-doing the Gawler to Deep Creek run again next month. All welcome. Sat Dec 6th, and optional overnight at Deep Creek CP.

Meet at Gawler BP 8:30am, depart 9am.

Fuel is available again at Mt...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Fipsy
G'day Tony! Not out and about enough though!...

G'day Tony!

Not out and about enough though!

Working on a run up to Innaminka/Camerons Corner/White Cliffs next year - just going through some date options. I hear you've talked MB into doing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Fipsy
This is what it looked like the first time I saw...

This is what it looked like the first time I saw it, through the eyes of a complete novice adv'er, about 3 years ago, with my 1200GSA parked behind me, whilst I contemplated the potential...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Fipsy
Quick trip up to Caroona, South Australia

Short 2-day trip up to the Caroona Creek Conservation Park, South Australia.

Unfortunately one of the tracks we planned to do was closed off, so had to make alternative plans for a different camp...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 938,176
Posted By Fipsy
Quick trip up to Caroona Conservation park

Up to Caroona..........again!

http://gonescratchin.smugmug.com/AdvRiding/Caroona-2014/i-FBbCXjL/0/L/ThomasHutAll-L.jpg

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25444154#post25444154
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By Fipsy
Quick trip up to Caroona, South Australia

Short 2-day trip up to the Caroona Creek Conservation Park, South Australia.

Unfortunately one of the tracks we planned to do was closed off, so had to make alternative plans for a different camp...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Chookarloo, off Brookman Rd (Meadows end) can be...

Chookarloo, off Brookman Rd (Meadows end) can be a good spot if you're mostly riding the Fluerieu. It's pretty central to the whole Fleurieu, otherwise it's Deep Creek or Waitpinga. Only has the one...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-19-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By Fipsy
G'day Stinky, Welcome to the awesome world...

G'day Stinky,

Welcome to the awesome world of GSA riding!



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All RR's here: www.gonescratchin.com/blog
Additional vids; at Vimeo 'gonescratchin'
Forum: Australia 07-02-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 938,176
Posted By Fipsy
Murray Darling Explorers - Adelaide to Pooncarie

Just updated the RR with a separate bunch of videos here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=990853).
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By Fipsy
Murray Darling Explorer - Videos Days 1-5

Below is the video footage from a recent trip to Pooncarie from Adelaide. The original 'pictorial' RR is here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981342).


Day 1
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,527
Posted By Fipsy
I've been using the Enduristan Sandstorm for...

I've been using the Enduristan Sandstorm for about 2 years now. Standing up in rougher off-road, whilst it does contact the front if my thighs (I'm 6"2'), it's soft enough to deform and let me move...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/22/y9uvahuh.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/22/y9uvahuh.jpg


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Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
Wouldn't want to be up there after a couple of...

Wouldn't want to be up there after a couple of inches of rain - would turn into a real quagmire by the river!


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Forum: Australia 06-20-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,016,368
Posted By Fipsy
SA Adv Riders

Pooncarie vids for days 1 & 2 are up now. will need desktop to view)

Day 1 - Springton - Loxton - Ned's Corner

http://vimeo.com/98623409

Day 2 - Ned's Corner - Lock 8 - Wentworth - Pooncarie...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,635
Posted By Fipsy
Maps and other small stuff goes in my tank bag. I...

Maps and other small stuff goes in my tank bag. I wear a Badlands Pro jacket so I'm always waterproof on top, but my Klim Traverse goretex pants can easily be folded and pinned under my Kriega tool...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-15-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,635
Posted By Fipsy
R1200GS Softbags?

I've used the Enduristan Monsoons for 2 1/2 yrs now. Lov'em. Easy on, easy off. Wide 'throat' so easy to access the contents compared to narrower panniers. Waterproof - don't need extra liners. Easy...
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