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Old 02-21-2009, 03:09 AM   #759
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Location: Adelaide, South Australia
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Gawler Ranges/Lake Gairdner Dry Lake Speed Trials Mar 11th -14th ride/camp-out

This is it .................... finally it's on Speed Week

Company on the ride is welcome

Photo courtsey of DSRA site, thanks

Wednesday 11th March: ..... Staging point: Cowell Bakery, Eyre Peninsular 10.30 am

Then ride the coastal Rd south to Port Gibbon then veer NW (all dirt) to Wudinna via Elbow Hill; High Way lookout; Mangalo; Darke Peak; Goyders Monument; Mount Wudinna; Turtle Rock; Polda Rock to refuel bike & rider.

Then due north to tour the Gawler Ranges National Park & camp Wednesday night

Thursday: explore more of the NP before heading to Mt Ive station & Lake Gairdner to check out the fabulous Speed Racers & camp overnight.
......... Spectator info

Friday: some more early morning, clean air "Speed" action before heading out either via:

Option 1. Kingoonya & Glendambo to Woomera, Port Augusta & Adelaide camping where we finds ourselves on the way.

Option 2. Iron Knob to Port Augusta & camp near Hawker & then maybe Saturday, ride east on the Warcowie Rd to Baratta Hill Station where any interested "easterners" can veer off to Yunta while those heading south can enjoy Weira Downs; Johnburgh; Orroroo (check out the second half of this ride report and continuing dirt via Yatina Gorge to at least Spalding.

Wednesday morning Aussie Jase & myself, at this stage will be meeting at the Caltex Castle Plaza Edwardstown at 5.30am to ride direct to Wallaroo to catch the (pre-booked half priced $31.25 bike & rider Wed special) 8am Wallaroo 2 hour ferry to Lucky Bay (they recommend you bring your own tie-down ropes etc) to be at the Cowell's Bakery by 10.30 for morning tea.

Of course all this is subject to the gods closer to departure so stay tuned

Really looking forward to this trip which has been in the planning for years

***** Refer to new thread for ongoing info & updates

Tag along riders are welcome.
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