Thunder Rally 2013... October 25-27

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  1. billyt53

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    <HR style="COLOR: #575757; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->The 32nd DOCNSW Thunder Rally at Sheba Dams is well into its preparation and will be held October 25th (Fri) to 27th (Sun). The organisers are hoping that a shift in date might see sunnier skies (read warmer). I am still packing the woolens, brrr...For entry details and heaps of pics' go here;

    http://groupspaces.com/thunderrally

    And while making changes, why stop with one? A few others are afoot but more later when detail is confirmed.



    What won't change...
    • All proceeds of the Rally will be donated to Morwong Rehab Unit @ Ryde
    • All motorcyclist are welcome @ the beautiful Sheba Dams site... and there are fish in them thar dams so bring your favourite hunting stick.
    • There are loos there, and fresh water (from the dam, so boiling is suggested).
    • The Lions club will have the usual fare on Saturday night and Sunday morning, as well as T and coffee.
    • Monster Raffle with over $4000 of prizes (generously provided by our sponsors).
    • There will be the usual 16 Awards for the Longest Distance everything as well as the crowd favourite.. Longest Distance Stuffed Cat!!!
    There are more than six thousand unreal motorcycling routes to Nundle from all points of the compass, sealed and unsealed, easy to difficult. You choose.

    Catchya.
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  2. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    I hope to be there this year, I like the Thunder rally, it's one of the best:clap
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  3. CSaw

    CSaw Been here awhile

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    Wondered where this went, and then how to get it out of "fluff".
    :clapThanks.
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    Now ya in trouble, thinking of going to this one! :deal :eek1 :lol3
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  5. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    Baz it's a ripper lock it in.
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    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    Been thinking of going for a couple of years now, may as well knock it over this year!, :freaky
    You going to the 'TTT' Russ? :ear
    Cheers
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  7. Russ

    Russ Let's ride Super Moderator

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    To far away at this stage, to commit.
    I like the TTT, Richard and Sonja are great hosts and I love the ride in and out, if things work out I'll be there.
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    'TTT', 'Dargo', 'Far Cairn', 'Sidecar', 'Spaghetti', 'Thunder', 'Trout' & 'Bards' :deal
    Think my dance card might be full!, catch up @ one them Russ :freaky
    Cheers
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  9. Russ

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    :thumb
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  10. CSaw

    CSaw Been here awhile

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    Any chance you two guys might bring some mates to the rally so that there might be more than three of us there!!!
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  11. billyt53

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    Ok I'll be there! :freaky
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    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    What, has this one been a bit low on numbers? :eek1
    Been to a few lately where numbers have been down, :freaky
    See what we can do :clap
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  13. CSaw

    CSaw Been here awhile

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    No, numbers have been good. Bad years = 180ish, good = 300ish. Bill is the Thunder die hard with 30 attendances of the 31 rallies to date.
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    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    Sounds like the place to be then!, catch ya there :freaky
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    ...here is a link to the rally 'site' including entry details etc, guys & gals....
    Dear Fellow Riders,
    Here are details for this year's Thunder Rally, follow the link. When=October 25/26/27th. Where=Sheba Dams Recreation Area (Nundle, 40k south of Tamworth). We have solid raffle prizes, including vouchers for bike gear and more! We ask that you fill out the form and send it in asap to help us get it right on the day!...AND...spend 2 minutes sending the info along to your group of fellow riders etc. Every dollar we save on postage, is another dollar we can give the Spinal Unit! By doing this you are taking your place along with the 9000+ riders who have travelled 8,000,000+ks supporting this concept over the last 31 years. Well Done! It's a wonderful ride and a beautiful rally site. Don't forget your fishing gear, some excellent trout have been caught right at the site! (exceeding 4kilo!). This link includes entry forms, pictures, and info'. All bikes & riders welcome! http://groupspaces.com/thunderrally Ideally we'd love you to come for a ride and have some fun up at the Thunder, but, don't forget, there is a "non-attendance option" for those who still want to support the Spinal Unit and get their badge, cap & neck buff etc, but just can't get there. Ride safe, one and all.
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  16. CSaw

    CSaw Been here awhile

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    Thanks for adding that one Mal, I presume that you are coming, so we have at least five intended rallyists. Now to hunt down the other 295...
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  17. auntymal

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    ...and...we aught to dob him in! Of those 30 of 31...the one he missed was #1!!!:clap
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  18. Doctor

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    just looked at the date on this one :evil and bugger me it's not a winter rally :eek1
    i reckon we/i might have a look at having a crack at this one :freaky






    dont blame me if it rains :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
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  19. Doctor

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    google says no dirt road to this from Nundle if that is ya choice , is this correct :ear
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  20. billyt53

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    No dirt from Nundle to the site which is about 6klm from town.
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