2012 Cancer Council Ride

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Bronx, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Bronx

    Bronx Bronx

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  2. huskygirl

    huskygirl HuskyGirl

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    You will have to thank Adventcha for the words I'm just the labour :wink:
  3. Bronx

    Bronx Bronx

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    I will thank him with a bottle of red wine next time we meet (that is if he still likes red wine) :lol3:lol3:lol3
  4. huskygirl

    huskygirl HuskyGirl

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    as I gaze off into the distance, clear my vision and yes he has a glass of red in his hand :freaky :lol3:lol3:lol3

  5. Fossilator

    Fossilator Adventurer

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    Don't you mean In both hands or is Lake Leake a distant memory!
  6. huskygirl

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    No, that would be when I actually sent the Owner and Aventcha off to bed at 3:00am in the morning after keeping the pub up with loud music and being lead astray by DirtisGood and PajeroPete's desire (or the pub's owner's marketing skills) to drink $75 rounds of Black Sambucca.

    5 days living with blokes one wife act and the Staff thanked me

    Yep I remember Lake Leake.............:loll

    I also seem to remember the next day was a bit sloooooowwwwwwww for some :(:
  7. Bronx

    Bronx Bronx

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    I will speak with tksmith again and set a definate date for the Qld leg.

    Bruce
  8. tksmith

    tksmith Another GS Freak

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    Well guys

    In negotiation with hard head as to a recce day. Probably next weekend. Actual ride date the weekend of the 5th May.

    Bronx I am trying to get the spanner all the way down to you. Either by the SEQ leg going all the way or getting a couple of my slack arse mates on the mid north coast in NSW to meet us half way.

    If we do go all the way to Raymond Terrace it will be a pretty long run and the pace will have to be pretty brisk. Any feedback on routes and such appreciated but at this stage I am thinking of straight down to white swamp, down through Pretty Gully , from there I,m not sure.

    Preferred plan is to get down near Grafton and handover. Keep you posted
  9. El Ponkin

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    Springsure weekend already booked for the 5th long weekend, damn. Not enough weekends,
    Andy
  10. huskygirl

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    Looking forward to pics to add to the website and also some film if you can get it. We will pretty well filled a fair bit of the relay this year.
  11. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    I am gunna meet Mr Smith and company in Grafton on Sunday Morning 6 th May and guide the riders south as far as they decide to ride within their ( Qlders ) time constraints. The Spanner should arrive in Raymond Terrace mid - late afternoon on Monday May 7 th :thumb . ( all being well and going to current plan)

    Where and when will Bruce take the spanner from the last carrier should this plan all pan out correctly :wink: ?



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  12. tksmith

    tksmith Another GS Freak

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    I'll have my GoPro on so should get some descent footage. And stills from them are as good as a picture from a good phone camera.

    For those lurking on the thread that are thinking of coming on the ride, can you chime in 'cos it will make the decision of booking a pub or a camp site easier. There are a good selection of both in Grafton.

    I also just realised that the ride is on Mothers day. probably not a great idea. Might be better to push it back a week or so?

    Input welcome here.
  13. tksmith

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    Well the recce has been postponed. Too wet up here this weekend. Hope it fines up for next weekend! The route for the ride is Ripley Rd from Cunningham Hwy to Coulson, via Bundamba Lagoon. Down to Boona through to Maroon just west of Kooralbyn. Down Carney's Ck, White Swamp to Koorela. Then on though Tooloom, Paddy's Flat to Tabulam. From there down the Clarence way and divert back along the river through Copmanhurst to Grafton.

    God(s) being willing that is :D
  14. tksmith

    tksmith Another GS Freak

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    Hardhead and I are hoping that if the rain clears today that we will try to get as south as we can tomorrow. Probably to the Tank Traps at Paddy's. Just for a ride so if your in the vicinity and up for a spin' give me a PM.
  15. huskygirl

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    Hope the ride is a blast
  16. tksmith

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    Well the recce was a washout and based on a couple of other rides that went ahead (hey Sean-o , Poppy, digga1111 etc) it was a good call.

    Anyway. The weekend coming is supposed to be the SEQ leg of the relay but it seems like there are few confirmed starters. we are entertaining the idea of pushing that date back again to try and work around the clash with Springsure, Mothers Day and another bout of wet weather. If anyone I have not contacted would be inconvenienced by doing this could you let me know?

    While I'm at it, Is there any dates that anyone would prefer. let me know. I have put together what I think is a great all round route from Diagular shops to Grafton with a few a) and b) sections like White Swamp vs Condamine River and Duck Ck vs Paddy's Flat. Very little tarmac (about 20% max) The pace will be flowing and no single track, I'm no single tracker but I like a little challenge so this is a typical dirt touring route. Suitable for GS's Strom's etc but the b) choices will be there for the singles and the more 'adventurous' . We will cover some of the best country in the Nth NSW SEQ border area and have a great night on Saturday in Grafton. Best of all you can swap an a) for a b) on the way home on Sunday :D

    Hope you're all up for a bit of fun. And raise some oney for a good cause.

    No ego's, hero's or yobbo's.:evil
  17. Hardhead

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    Todd, keep me informed of any new date by sms. If you push it back I might be able to join in.
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  18. digga1111

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    what about wankers, are wankers allowed:ear
  19. tksmith

    tksmith Another GS Freak

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    Yes mate, wankers are allowed, otherwise I would not be able to join in. :rofl

    But not the one with the moustache!!
  20. outback jack

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    Why don't you blokes bite the bullet and head to Springsure, a winner all round for the Cancer cause, should be about 30+ riders and plenty coming from your neck of the woods. I'm sure we can raffle a stripper or two to raise some extra coin. :brow