dead horse gap and beyond

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by mattherat, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. mattherat

    mattherat it was like that when i got here

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    i did this 4 day ride last week

    1st stop, lake bathurst 2 hrs souyh of sydney, aussieland


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  2. mattherat

    mattherat it was like that when i got here

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    turn right here for tarago


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    i stopped at cooma for the night,

    a bit of fog next morning as next pic shows

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    from cooma i went to thredbo then to

    dead horse gap. not as cold as usual

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    across the murray river and into the great

    state of victoria


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  3. mattherat

    mattherat it was like that when i got here

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    im now on the corryong / benambra road stopped

    at sassafrass gap to get a pic


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    just south of hinnomunjie i got onto

    parish boundary lane. this is a well known adv road

    in these parts. like a giant roller coaster :eek1


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  4. mattherat

    mattherat it was like that when i got here

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    next stop was omeo where i spent the night

    stayed at the golden age motel which i

    highly reccomend heres some pics of omeo

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    next morning more fog :eek1



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    some other riders were there as well

    the guy who rides the tenere has his right

    leg missing just below the knee .

    he has done a charity ride around australia in six

    weeks like that :clap:clap


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  5. mattherat

    mattherat it was like that when i got here

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    i am now heading up the omeo highway to

    anglers rest,lightning creek and mitta mitta.


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    coming up is the cobungra river,

    they do a bit of rafting here


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    another view of the victorian alps

    then its downhill to lightning creek


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  6. mattherat

    mattherat it was like that when i got here

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    a couple of pics at mitta mitta

    then on to tallangatta


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    the park in tallangatta

    nice stop for a break

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    next stop lake hume then across

    the murray river back into new south wales

    at jingellic


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    comin up is the town of batlow,

    famous for its apples


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    last stop for this trip is the lovely town of

    tumut . here's a pic of my doings after a

    hard days ride :lol3


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  7. mattherat

    mattherat it was like that when i got here

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    this morning im heading to canberra via

    wee jasper heres some pics


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    the last time i was here the river was just a small

    stream under the bridge, now its part of a lake :eek1


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    now a little side trip to see what the

    murrumbidgee river looks like


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    well, there's certainly alot more water here than the last time

    i was here . this area is the upper reaches of burrunjuckdam


    from here i did a u turn and headed for canberra on

    mountain creek road

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    end of the dirt and end of the story

    from here its a boring freeway bound 3 hrs

    to home. :cry


    see ya later :deal
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  8. Desert2202

    Desert2202 Been here awhile

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    Nice looking country, also good to see you dont need "wire" wheels or knobbie tyres to do a bit of dirt work :evil Thanks for the report.

    Geoff.

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  9. Loutre

    Loutre Cosmopolitan Adv

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    Love the color of your bike, think that is still the best one for all the gs's :clap
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  10. PowerStrokin85

    PowerStrokin85 Off Road Trip!

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    WOW!! This looks like it was an AWESOME trip! That roller coaster road looks like a lot of fun. Great pics and info! :clap

    Now I want to take a week off of work and head west in my country to explore.
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  11. ttr

    ttr Been here awhile

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    Beatiful land and great roads!!
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