Fleurieu Ridges Ride May 2011

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by masterbrewer, May 28, 2011.

  1. masterbrewer

    masterbrewer TDMster

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  2. ClearwaterBMW

    ClearwaterBMW The Examiner

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  3. Sol Erzenberg

    Sol Erzenberg Lost somewhere

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    Looking pretty 'green' must have had some good rains down South ?..:lol3
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  4. Aussie Trev

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    I know the answer to the green Balfours Frog but will leave that to MB. Home, 1 x Corona gone already, and a hot shower awaiting - gee, I'm cold. 400 kms for me and left home at 0700 and back at 1600 - long day.:huh
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  5. Aussie Trev

    Aussie Trev aka DRTrev

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    At least his trigger finger still works - plus an eye for something to be photographed.....

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    Some schools just do maths and science!!

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  6. Aussie Trev

    Aussie Trev aka DRTrev

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    Do you believe that MB didn't see this coming.....2 seconds later the big Yam spat mud all over MB whilst his hand/s were sort of busy. Welcome back MB,,,:lol3

    Well done Richard.:clap

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  7. masterbrewer

    masterbrewer TDMster

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    HTFU ol' boy, you loved every 'wet' moment :lol3

    It was fabulous today finally feeling like "I'mmmmmmmmmmm nearly baaaaaaaaack" to good health. :wings

    Now having so much empathy for anyone feeling poorly, I wanted to cheer Trev up as he was clearly showing signs of trauma as he's obviously just realised that he will never be as young again as he recently was .......... happy birthday mate & thanks for all your support for my wife & I over recent months.

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    more to follow :evil

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  8. LC4nicator

    LC4nicator Certified Wino

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    Good to see you out 'n' about Kym.....welcome back mate.

    Trev....seems every time I switch the interweb on, you're out there somewhere
    You been fightin' with the misses again?:lol3

    As for Froggie.....do tell!
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  9. TerryK

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    Good stuff MB, glad to see your out on the trusty TDM again & riding a bike IMHO is good for your health providing you don't hit something that is LOL, it was cold today Trev so much in fact that I just ordered hand guards for the Triumph, one finger goes to white & even blue in this weather.

    if my plan goes ahead for a new bike I might call on your map skills to help with dirt routes to the Flinders...want to get a XT660R or XT660Z & do the big trips.

    Cheers Terry
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  10. Aussie Trev

    Aussie Trev aka DRTrev

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    I get around Conman, had to get up at 0600 on a bloody Sunday to make it to this one, but had a great time so it was all worth while.

    As for Froggie.....it was my birthday during the week and MB presented me with a cake!! Like I need the calories!!:eek1

    Go and get your big bore Con, you would have enjoyed today also...
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  11. Aussie Trev

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    Shots of the guys meandering through the Fleurieu....

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  12. Aussie Trev

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    This is a brand new 400E which is still being run-in. Some people just don't get it......:muutt

    Nice one Chicken Man

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  13. masterbrewer

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    here's a group of hopeful meat handlers now

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  14. masterbrewer

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    We started out under clear skys & brisk clean air with fog hanging in the gullies, but unfortunately turning into numerous passing showers as the day grew on.

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    The frequent showers glassened the roads nicely to keep your witts about you, and together with the occasional churned up clay patches as you crested a rise or two, all made for good character building riding.

    Michael D took the cake however in his haste to get to the Normanville bakery for lunch, overcooking a corner & launching his DR into a deep pool of water by the side of the road and showing amazing skills in surviving the pressure wash.

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    The warming 'Charlie shuffle' worked for him

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    Obviously some of the guys were in awe with the stunning scenery

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    With the final sections riding through misting rain, but all still good

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    And finally resfreshments to settle the dust .................. ooppp! can't use that excuse today :lol3

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    He looks good for his age, doesn't he? :rofl

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    Fabulous day out with great mates, many thanks

    Already planning "The Fleurieu Ridges In Reverse" ride.

    Hopefully cya soon

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  15. kipo

    kipo South Australian Tiger Resistance Group

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    Great to see you back MB.

    Good ride report. Who's the old bloke in the beenie?
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  16. Sundowner

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    Any more photo's in this series? :lol3 Maybe photoshop them first.

    Had a blast today guys - great to meet old and new faces plus share a brilliant ride over some great tracks. :clap
    More please, MB. :thumb Your on-the-go map reading nav skills still amaze me. Especially in the rain..:huh :webers Want more :ricky
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  17. Aussie Trev

    Aussie Trev aka DRTrev

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    Only one, sorry mate, missed the all important one!!:cry

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  18. Concorde

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    Have to agree a great day for a ride...

    ...while you went South Trev, in what is spectacular country, I took the Tenere out for its first solo trip in the Barossa.

    Certainly diffrent riding compared to the DRZ...a few extra Kg's a few extra horses...
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  19. 27rich

    27rich Been here awhile

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    Thanks MB for the well organised ride, good to catch up and ride with all. Cant wait for the reverse.
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  20. TerryK

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    Was up through there today on the Triumph, your Tenere which did you get 1200cc or 660cc, thinking of the 660 myself or even the XT660R (lower seat height & cost)
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