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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,466
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 Yesterday, 05:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 47
Views: 3,122
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By Oaters
More shots from the PAR

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Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
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: 47
Views: 3,122
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: 1,070
Views: 84,695
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: 431
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: 1,658
Views: 142,075
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: 26
Views: 1,041
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 26
Views: 1,850
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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: 124
Views: 5,466
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 :)
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By Oaters
Out of sequence - Desert Dog & Ani

I've reached Port Lincoln on the Eyre Pennunsula and yet another hospitable SA ADV fellow inmate Matty and Ani his Kelpie dog.

Plan to be with Matty on his yacht moored in the marina here for a...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,466
Posted By Oaters
Made it to Port Lincoln

Reached Port Lincoln yesterday - met up with and enjoyed Matty & Ani's company

Expect to spend a couple of days here with Matty
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Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,466
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Certainly something to aspire to

That'd be great Trev - might be possible - I just may need to make some deposits in the 'emotional bank balance' between now and then.

Been following posting by SA Tourism on FB - suggested to...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,466
Posted By Oaters
Laugh No room for imitations of the real thing

Fair enough PBee - got your attention though :rofl
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,466
Posted By Oaters
Cheers Trev - all your advice has been 'spot on'...

Cheers Trev - all your advice has been 'spot on' thus far - I've no reason believe anythings about to change! onya Oaters :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,466
Posted By Oaters
Wink Resurrecting this

Well I've reached Port Lincoln - expecting to catch up with fellow inmate Matty aka Desert Dog whilst I'm here.

The ride from Cowell to Port Lincoln was great. Especially the views at Port Gibbon...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By Oaters
Hi Mike - no Mike, no secret handshake - just a...

Hi Mike - no Mike, no secret handshake - just a bit of fun on the part of some of these top ADV inmates here in SA

Thanks for looking - I'll take a look at your thread tonight - cheers Oaters :)...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By Oaters
Peterborough to Quorn

Having spent my night in the Railway Hotel Peterborough - cheap enough @ $50 but not a lot else to commend it - hotelier had an indifferent attitude toward guests - I was pleased to shake the dust...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13,473
Views: 932,974
Posted By Oaters
Hi Kym - yes, planning to look Kipo up on my way...

Hi Kym - yes, planning to look Kipo up on my way across to Eyre Penninsula

Cheers Stephen aka Oaters :)
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13,473
Views: 932,974
Posted By Oaters
Holed up in Adelaide

Had a pleasant couple of days visitng friends of my son in Adelaide this past weekend - heading for Clare today - Port Agusta and on to the Eyre Penninsula later this week.

Hoping to catch up with...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13,473
Views: 932,974
Posted By Oaters
SA Adventure riders or riding SA rocks!

Been pottering around this great state since late last month - met great folk and enjoying amazing scenery - not better than just different to NZ - looking forward to repaying the hospitality I've...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By Oaters
From near Robertstown to my induction into the QSC

Wednesday 23 July ( one week after commencing my little odyssey) I found myself Leaving the hospitality shown me by Aussie Trev, his pals PBee and Captain Kaos and their friend Damien fine SA ADV...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,122
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Cheers Te Hopo :freaky

Cheers Te Hopo :freaky
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13,473
Views: 932,974
Posted By Oaters
Cheers Matty - I'll be in touch - once I'm over...

Cheers Matty - I'll be in touch - once I'm over nearer to your place next week - I'm in Adelaide at the mo
Forum: New Zealand 07-31-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Oaters
Yip Neill - great State to visit - amazing vista...

Yip Neill - great State to visit - amazing vista across vast open spaces - as to the changeable weather, some cheeky woman I spoke to up the road in Riverton SA, when I explained I'm from NZ; she...
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