cairns greater region riders

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  1. kezzajohnson

    kezzajohnson kezza

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    You going Kuranda range Iddy ?
  2. Checkmate3

    Checkmate3 Been here awhile

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    Yes Kezza,
    Not sure which way I'll go yet but will work it out at Atherton. Might veer off and meet up with DD and make sure he doesn't get lost.

    iddy
  3. dirty dennis

    dirty dennis are we there yet

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    Well, made it as far as Eumungerie by 7.30. (40km north of Dubbo)
    Just had a snitty & beer; doo dah to Springsure tomorrow
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    Checkmate3 Been here awhile

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    Sweet,
    get to Springsure tomorrow and you'll have a couple of easy days after that.

    iddy
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  5. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    I should get my GS shock back tomorrow and fit friday evening.
    I have an alternate if that turns to custard

    I shall probably go up Kuranda, part of me wants to go on the dirt, part of me wants to get there and rest, and snooze and get away from it all for a little while
  6. Dick0

    Dick0 Been here awhile

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    Good to see a few wandering up ! have a good trip Dennis
  7. kezzajohnson

    kezzajohnson kezza

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    We'll keep and eye on the weather I guess - don't want to ride that road again if it's gonna turn to soup - could be bitchy most of the way.
  8. dirty dennis

    dirty dennis are we there yet

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    In Springsure having a beer or two.
    Going to head to Ravenswood via Mt Coolan tomorrow
  9. Checkmate3

    Checkmate3 Been here awhile

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    A big day there DD, looks like a 1000+klm, earned a cold one!

    iddy
  10. dirty dennis

    dirty dennis are we there yet

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    Actually it was pretty good, wasn't too hot, got here about 5 but that stretch from Walgett to Roma is one of the most forgettable lengths of road anywhere & that includes the hay plain! Who was the goose that thought this was a good idea:photog
  11. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    Clermont to MT Garnett is pretty boring as well, but enough to keep you busy, suppose its just long.
  12. Checkmate3

    Checkmate3 Been here awhile

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    Just spoke to Desert Wind, he's at Atherton and will be there for the meet at 0900.
    He came through Einasleigh today and reports no real issues on the dirt. Mrs DW seeing the sights at Einasleigh
    Dirty Dennis was also on the line and is settling in behind a bar at Ravenswood, he's planning on being near the Lynd around midday tomorrow.
    I'll be at the base of the range at 0700.

    iddy
  13. kezzajohnson

    kezzajohnson kezza

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    Cool and I will be a Maccas Gordonvale 0700 - bit of rain 'aint gonna stop me.
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  14. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    i shall be following and chasing, need to reinstall rear shock and make progress.
    Will head to atherton, that place after herberton, MG and then either bitumen or Ootan.
    Dont wait for me, just looking forward to getting away
    will text Checkmate3 a few times
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  15. dirty dennis

    dirty dennis are we there yet

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    So this is what a quick trip to get on the turps at a pub you haven't been to before looks like.
    Good meeting up with some familiar faces, putting faces to names & just bullshitting in general
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  16. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    Thats not a bad @dirty dennis good average speed!

    I had a great weekend, thanks, that loop around Valley of the Lagoons - it came good!
    Maybe I shall at least look at a map one day! thanks @Checkmate3

    Was a bit wet on the way home though!

    Thanks all for arranging and organising
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  17. Dick0

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    Top effort Dennis, good to see you wander up !
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  18. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    Today, thursday 20-Dec-18 @ 16:30 there was a motor vehicle incident involoving a motorbike at Holloways roundabout. I know the rider, he wasnt one of our mob, in fact i dont think he has ever ridden on dirt. He has lots of track experience.

    He was taken to Base and critical.

    (edited to correct the time of the event)
  19. kezzajohnson

    kezzajohnson kezza

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    Hope he recovers OK.
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    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    ^thank you