Green Triangle Region riders

Discussion in 'Australia' started by XRman, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. XRman

    XRman Long timer

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    That is a good idea!

    A refridgerted side car with a cafe bar attachment. That way we could be assured that the pack would not out run us by too many kilometres. Whats more; would we care if they did???
  2. prestonpaul

    prestonpaul What?

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    Yes it is. It's really Mrs prestonpaul's but she is having a hard time getting me off it so she can have a go :evil
    Bucket loads of fun, but a steep learning curve! As long as you remember right hand corners are fun and left hand corners want to kill you all is good :eek1 Put another 140km on it today and I'm starting to get my head around it and the engine is starting to loosen up a little.
  3. The Cougar

    The Cougar Barry Dawson's Twin

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    Good to hear PP now once run it, XR and I would like an Engel fridge, heated grips and spare battery put in, some knobblies and we will be good to go for the CC run.. Oh and be quick about it my good man.
  4. GoneAgain

    GoneAgain Huh?

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    we might have covered this already, but has anyone got garmin mapsource on their 'puter to autoroute shonkeymaps..?

    was tinkering yesterday workin out my 'post bbcc ride' the standard garmin maps will autoroute on its roads, but if i switch maps to shonkey and try add a waypoint on a track that doesnt exist in the garmin maps, it routes me 'as the crow flies' for that section...

    (the gps unit will let me autoroute via roads etc on shokeymaps....)

    anyone made this work.. or am i...routed..?


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  5. Miss Jane

    Miss Jane Ride like a girl

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    :lol3
  6. GagsD2

    GagsD2 ...Are we there yet?

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    .....but, what are you thinking for post CC?? Are you going to scoot back down in SA, east side of the Flinders? Been chatting with Slow about doing that, a loop from CC to the west and circling back on Renmark for the squirt back to SW Vic
  7. XRman

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    Now you are talking. It seems a waste of all that" northage" to go back home the same way.

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  8. GoneAgain

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    Birdsville races are on about 5 days after we hit CC :D

    and then, well.... i'm over half-way to Darwin :evil


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  9. prestonpaul

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    Heated grips are the number one mod to be done. Then it's getting a second battery to run camp lighting and the like. It came with a knobbyish tyre on the spare wheel so all good there. Not much room for an Engle though, I reckon a soft esky with some ice would be the go.
  10. GagsD2

    GagsD2 ...Are we there yet?

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    ...different to 'ewe' turns :evil If you look at your map XR (and others) head west from CC towards the Strez then drift towards the Flinders......not sure of distances or time but loose plan at this stage..
  11. GoneAgain

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    well worth a trip thru the gammon ranges and down the back of the flinders to Yunta!

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  12. XRman

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    already looked at the strez gammon
    Flinders idea. I like it.
    Brr gave me a demo on ewe turning a sheep with its head stuck in a ringlock fence.
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  13. GagsD2

    GagsD2 ...Are we there yet?

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    now you just have to get better....
  14. XRman

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    Drugs will be my friend. Insurance quote done today

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  15. Miss Jane

    Miss Jane Ride like a girl

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    On our very first proper ADV trip, Mtrain and I did Cameron's Corner, via the short cut, to Mont Colina bore on the Strez in a day, then Arkaroola the next day. Two of our best days on the trip.:clap

    Can recommend going into Grindles Hut to camp, lovely spot and nice riding.
  16. GagsD2

    GagsD2 ...Are we there yet?

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    nothing like personal experience for the best advice you can get, thx Jane xx
  17. bigredroosta

    bigredroosta Been here awhile

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    +1
    I was even thinking this very thing the last day or two.
    Wouldn't mind a look at the strez, and some back tracks thru Yunta.
    A look at some country I've never been thru, instead of a fairly solid backtrack from CC to home.
    So, Gags, count me in
  18. GagsD2

    GagsD2 ...Are we there yet?

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    When we have a meet up later this month, we will have a more definite route sorted......won't we Mick???
  19. GoneAgain

    GoneAgain Huh?

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    if ya bored, post 105 (last post on page 7) of me ride report (link below) is the start of a week long ride renmark, dangalli, yunta, arkaroola, gamons etc from 2 or 3 years back.. :deal

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  20. GoneAgain

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    just puttin it out there... looks like i'll be comin thru 'that side' of the triangle (on me way back from bendigo) wed 24th or thurs 25th...? or you thinkin a weekend?


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