Brisbane to Grandchester early bird ride 6am Sat 28th Dec 2013

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  1. B1

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    EARLY BIRD ADVENTURE RIDE
    BRISBANE TO GRANDCHESTER LOOP
    6AM START SATURDAY 28TH DEC 2013


    Meeting 5.45AM for 6AM start at Caltex servo in Kenmore (located here)

    Before coming on any of these rides you must read and agree to the disclaimer here. These are informal social rides with no central organiser or any person taking responsibility for others, and you come on these rides at your risk. You'll need a backup plan for any breakdowns, make sure someone can collect you and/or your bike if needed and bring at least a basic toolkit.

    Please read about our corner-making system and general guidelines for the ride here, and a general guide to safety gear here.

    An early morning ride to beat the heat, aim to be back in Brissie before 10am. A mix of tar and dirt roads. It looks like we've mainly got experienced riders on lighter bikes so I think I'll throw in some single track... e.g. if anyone knows Old Grandchester Rd an experienced rider can get a big bike through there but might not enjoy the experience! If you are on a big bike or relatively new to dirt then you may find it a bit challenging...


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  2. Terryc

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    Count me in Baz...

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    Saturday 28th July 2013????
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    I'm in if I can park my camper trailer at someones house in Brisbane tommorow night???


    PPPPlease???

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    Cheers Barry, count me in.


    If anyone needs a lift up that way from northern NSW or Gold coast, PM me or call, I'm going up tommorow night and staying in my camper trailer, if anyone wants to join me. My number is 02 6684 5395.


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    Just thought to put my hand up as it sounds a good ride and out my way then I remembered I don't have a friken bike since I sold the S10. Dam I will start having to get more serious about finding another ride sooner than later.
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  8. B1

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    no worries, gordo is parking his camper just up the road from my place outside the central parking district.
    it looks like experienced riders on lighter bikes so i'm throwing in some single track and rough bits as well to make it fun. see the original post.

    while legal, a fair few of these bits are "unmaintained roads" (read tracks) that go near houses and past properties with horses so prefer if everyone can be light on throttle on those bits.

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    Events have conspired against me on this ride. ( brakes need fixing on landcruiser ).

    Sorry guys, but I'll see you all again soon.

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    Hey barry???


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    mt crosby rd then on to stumers rd. could meet you on the corner here.

    easy fuel terry, i think we might pull into laidley for fuel and a bite to eat then head back. not much over 100km to there.

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    mt crosby rd then on to stumers rd. could meet you on the corner here.

    I'll meet you here too Barry
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    I will be on that corner with reon and 1 other at 6


    mt crosby rd then on to stumers rd. could meet you on the corner here.

    easy fuel terry, i think we might pull into laidley for fuel and a bite to eat then head back. not much over 100km to there.

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    Be at the caltex ready for 6 leave
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    looks like we got ourselves a convoy. hey brian, i don't think we've ever tempted you to ride south of brissie before. ::D

    we'll push off at 6am sharp as there'll be guys waiting at mt crosby, if you are a bit late just head for the corner of mt crosby and stumer rd.

    just a reminder to tone it down whenever we are near houses etc. hardly anyone uses the unmaintained roads we'll be using and i could see plenty of horses that could be easily spooked and residents wondering what the hell we were doing there.

    prefer to be seen at gentlemen engaged in a hooligan's sport rather than hooligans engaged in a gentlemen's sport. :lol3
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  20. B1

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    thanks to the sweeps, baric, pritch and terry (am i missing anyone?).

    great morning, we had 11 bikes in total. at laidley. once we fueled up there quite a few peeled off for home or heading further west so only four headed back for brissie. fairly cool ride with the overcast skies, glad we got a ride in today instead of tomorrow in a predicted 40 degrees around those areas. :huh
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