2013 Scrapheap Adventure Ride - Back 'O' Bourke - March 29-30

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Pezz_gs, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    Yup, just having a bit of trouble getting a knobby for the front:lol3
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  2. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    And on a serious note - Does anyone have any good dirt road route suggestions to get me and Pezz from Mudgee north to say around Coonamble? I'm thinking this thing will be a pain in the butt (literally) on anything but dirt.

    Cheers
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  3. ECKS-Man

    ECKS-Man Been here awhile

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    Head for Goolma, then up the Dubbo road for about 10km, right on to (I think) lambing flat ck rd and follow through to the highway, comes out near Cobbora. Then head for Mendooran, mostly dirt. After that I'm a bit out of my territory, although it is sealed on the main road to Gilgandra from there.
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  4. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome... tEAM iDIOT.

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    You just have to survive the first half an hour and then you get to ride in the car with Pezz, whose bike wont even make the start...:deal
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  5. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    Ouch! BASTARD! :D
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  6. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    Gee tREV,

    I thought marriage would have quietened you down a bit :lol3
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  7. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    Pretty harsh commentary eh Perry? And coming from an LC4 rider too:eek1
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  8. buckscreek

    buckscreek AUTODIDACTIC

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    sounds like that trailer with lounge and fridge might be handy after all??:wink:
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  9. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    Hey Ecks, Thanks man, that looks like a pretty good start to the proceedings Hmmmmmmm
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  10. Pezz_gs

    Pezz_gs Cant ride for crap

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    So, anyone have any bike build photo's to post??

    Im taking the XR460/4 out for another run this year, just need to heli-coil number 4 Spark plug back in, (No need for comment tREV :wink:)

    Charged up the battery last week, so it will be out and about shortly. Must also fix the blinkers too.

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  11. Rockman

    Rockman Been here awhile

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    Ok heres mine. 185 cc of pure power. Still a few things to do
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    And 50 bucks worth of spare parts. Actually its not as bad as it looks. Its fairy complete and the motor turns over ok so it might get the gong for next years scrap heap yet..

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  12. yellowchops

    yellowchops Hates Sand

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    Hey Col, just spoke to Ross about the planned route. My Father in Law on (in) a Ural, with my son in the chair and I ( DR650) would like to join you for at least part of the ride if that is ok. We will be heading over from Tamworth early Sat morning. We need some practice! May even have the scrapper running by then. Cheers Graham
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  13. Rockman

    Rockman Been here awhile

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    G'day Graham
    Col is down in Parkes for the Elvis Festival :lol3, so I'll answer your question.
    Yes no worries with the ural, start is the Oxford Hotel in Inverell but we can accomodate other start points - it'll still cost you 25 bucks though..
    You can also pull out of the ride any time you like, but please let us know if that is the case just so we know we havent lost you somewhere along the way.

    cheers
    Phil
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  14. colm

    colm Hopefull

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    Elvis is alive. I saw him in Parks.
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  15. Travop

    Travop Freakazoid

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    Unfortunately i wont be able to make it this year as i have just started an apprenticeship and wont be able to take any time off D':
    HOWEVER
    since i am relocating to Toowoomba i MAY be able to host some riders coming from Brisbane or wherever for a night when passing through or even offer some logistical support and use of tools and workshop, i will keep you guys posted if i can help out at all.

    Its a great event and i wish everyone good luck! :D
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  16. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    Well work progresses with the KTM

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    I have most of the big lumps done, just a few bolts to tighten and start doing the electrics. I'm still looking for a kick start lever, once i have that i'll see if it runs...... or in frustration i'll try roll starting it. The back shocks are away getting rebuilt. All up I reckon i'll sneak in just under the grand including purchase price which was literally off a scrapheap! I won't be fully registering this one, i reckon i'll try the unregistered vehicle permit option.

    Went up and saw the KLEaner yesterday and planned out a route north to Bourke, and took time out to help with his roof ventilation :gun2:doh and tried some of his moonshine:freaky.

    Route is going to be roughly (kicking off Thursday morning) Mudgee - Gulgong (tar) Gulgong - Cobbora (tar and gravel) Cobbora - Mendoran - Tooraweenah (tar and gravel) Tooaweenah- Armatree - Quambone (Tar and gravel_, Quambone - Coolibah - Byrock (tar and Gravel)
    . Stay at Byrock Thursday night:clap:freakyThen off to Bourke in the morning, have a pie and an Apple turnover at Merrills bakery then on to Commeroo via Fords Bridge turning right and the Yantabulla turnoff.

    Sundays plan is back to Bourke then the backroads to Quambone, stay there Sunday night and back here Monday.
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  17. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    Bump for the cause!

    So who else has pics of what they're bringing? C'mon don't be shy, if I can feel comfortable posting up a pic of a KTM in my shed then anyone can join in :rofl
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  18. rjf

    rjf SBS's #1 fan in January

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    Well I came home from work last night, went to park the scrambler but this was in its parking spot -

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    Me:FFS dad, tell me you didn't buy that thing.


    Dad: yep, only paid $300 bucks:deal.


    Me: :hmmmmm.................................. :evil


    (not saying I'm a starter, but it could be on the cards)
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  19. OldDog

    OldDog aka Hugh Jarse

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    Thats a bit flash for a scrapper Rhys! Tell ya what, if you come along for this little adventure I'll buy you a cold beer or ten.....:freaky
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  20. duxrneet

    duxrneet Been here awhile

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