Not looking for route advice

Discussion in 'Australia' started by richo360, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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  2. XRman

    XRman Long timer

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    How unkind. He did get it dirty at least once I am reliably informed. Richo has already commented on the soft legs ages ago when he succumbed to the BMW image thing; marketing V substance.​
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  3. Uncle Crumpet

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    I am sure Mouse is right, we are so lucky to have him here.
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  4. richo360

    richo360 Long timer

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    With bikes, like many things, I am an accumulator with no forethought or plan. :)
    I think I'll use it more for road based touring, with a nice gravel section here or there.. that's it. I've got Enduro, single and dual cylinder adventure bikes... this fills a missing gap I guess.
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  5. Dave Ward

    Dave Ward Long timer

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    How much do you charge for a PR campaign like this?
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  6. richo360

    richo360 Long timer

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    So I did Bylong Valley road today, apart from the swarms of grasshoppers, is a brilliant tar road. Enjoyed it a lot.
    At Sofala pub for the night, will push on to Omeo tomorrow night.
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  7. GodSilla

    GodSilla I did that.

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    I've often found that drawing a straight line on a map between destination points is a good start, then work out the best roads from there.

    This is a handy technique. I used it to plot a route from Coolac to Lake Cargelligo, where almost every single road runs north-south or east-west, but with a diagonal plot line it stood out that there was one set of diagonal gravel roads that did the trick, it would have been much harder to pick and plot without the line on a decent map.
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  8. richo360

    richo360 Long timer

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    Yeah Tom, that was my rough plan too.... some suggestions on here helped.
    I wanted to stay off the main highways, and stick to second rate roads etc much as possible.. . Called and saw Mouse at Bryon, he gave me the tip of a great few single lane bitumen roads out the back of his place . Threw in some scenic drives ( there's a great dirt one 35ks north of Young) . Took me a bit to figure to turn off the stability control and put it in off-road mode.
    Gundagai - Tumut- Tumbarumbra- Jinjellic was a blast.
    Omeo valley road from Corryong was good too.

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