ACT ADV Riders Thread...Discover the ACT and surrounds

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Oz Nutter, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    There was a bullsh_t discussion about a fire trail in the Brindies that went on and on (and on and on, and on)

    I got sick of it in the end and deleted all my posts on the topic

    Just housekeeping

    Dog willing, will check is out on Sunday
  2. Ron50

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    You missed Hoots's posts about Bag Range Fire Trail being deleted.

    My responses to his posts were pointless by themselves - looked like I was having a conversation with myself - so I deleted them. This accounted for a couple of pages going missing.

    As it happens, today I did Bag Range to confirm what I had said.

    The tracks are still wet after the weekend rain but Bag's surface on the steep parts isn't greasy clay and isn't eroded, even though the sign at the top says that the track is impassable when wet.

    Fair bit of fallen timber on the track as it doesn't get much use.
    Bag log.JPG
    Even after the recent rain the creek at the bottom was dry
    Bag dry creek.JPG
    As I had to go through The Follies I was glad to have a stealth tyre on (one that's so bald it doesn't leave tracks).
    stealth.JPG
  3. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    Looks like a great day for it Ron. Nice piccies.

    I tried following that discussion because I'm sure I've ridden the trails in question ( I couldn't put a name to most of them myself :lol2), but I just ended up confused....:scratch

    I used to go exploring up there with a mate most every Sunday, both of us on XR's, and we rode pretty much every trail up there. We took TY250's at first:clap, just so's we could work out where not to go. I wish trials bikes were legal.:(
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  4. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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  5. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    From that website Davo :

    What kind of bike can I compete with?
    We are looking for period correct bikes, pre 1985. Think racers, hill climbers, stripped downs, cutdowns and bobjobs. We are focusing on British and American, but we may welcome other types if they fit the vibe.


    and the date :

    What date is the event?
    The hill climb event is a one day event on 19 October 2019. If you are a rider (including crew), volunteer or sponsor we can provide space to camp on site. Campers can arrive at the venue on 18 October 2019 after 4pm (but we can cater for early arrivals if we need to). Spaces and facilities will be limited (note - the venue does not have shower facilities).
  6. sidetrack one

    sidetrack one Chief Tiddler Supporter

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    They had a stand at the Bulli bike show
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  7. davorallyfan

    davorallyfan Commonist

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    Hipster Hillclimb. I'll practice my fake 'merican
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  8. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Give one of these, a "Deus ex-machina" treatment Davo, and you might be in the hunt I reckon... it's be right up your alley to be "alternative" mounted (on Japparese :ricky morrosikkle)

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  9. dirty dennis

    dirty dennis are we there yet

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    The brown beak at the front should be good for mounting some sort of weight to kep the front down
  10. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    "brown beak" a.k.a. collapsed carboard carton laying on table in the background... :photog

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    Dennis... :wave
  11. dirty dennis

    dirty dennis are we there yet

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    Yebbut:-)
  12. OzCr0w

    OzCr0w She'll be right mate!

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    Sunday looks like exploring day for me on the AT.
    I might wander into Tallaganda and see where I end up
  13. Woody2627

    Woody2627 Grey Wobbler

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    I thought you blokes would be busy getting your gardens ready. Mexican tomatoes ready for harvesting in February
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  14. OzCr0w

    OzCr0w She'll be right mate!

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    I’d like to tag along too if you were to head in there if you felt like some company
  15. dunc

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    Snowy Mountains hit by earthquake
    A 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck Berridale in the NSW Snowy Mountains last night but there have been no reports of damage or injuries.

    The quake, which struck at a depth of 10 kilometres, was also felt in the towns of Bredbo, Cooma and Cootralantra and even 150 kilometres away in Pambula and Nethercote on the south coast.
  16. BergDonk

    BergDonk Old Enough to Know Better

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    I didn't feel it, but it sure made a noise, almost like I've never heard before. I went outside looking for half a dozen big cylindered bikes, thinking maybe I had some visitors just arriving. Or it was some sort of aircraft low flying. The first noise was followed up by another a bit later, maybe 30 secs, not sure.
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  17. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I thought it was a thunderstorm, but when I went outside for a look there was nuthin'........................
  18. BergDonk

    BergDonk Old Enough to Know Better

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    One of my momentary thoughts too, but the clear sky negated it immediately.
  19. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I took a nice ride to Tathra and back yesterday with my neighbour, him on his 350 BSA and me on my TTR250, Sparky. Had a nice time at the Tathra hotel catching up with a couple of mates at the regular weekly Uselesses get together. We took as much gravel as possible to get to Bega, although my neighbour chickened out on crossing the Bega River itself with road tyres on......
    Today I fired Ratty up and took a pleasant 625cc cruise to Bega and back for doctors appt, much better than taking the ute. It's a nice day for it down here.:ricky
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  20. Fred Gassit

    Fred Gassit Munge Knacker Supporter

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    My brother somehow knows a bloke involved in this event. They went out to the farm where the hill is, I think it`s just for a bit of hippster fun as the hill is not like Webs spur or something like that, he rode his WLA up the hill........

    Should be a good day out....