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Old 30 Jan 2009
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Hi All,

Been lurking on the Hubb for ages, and thought I should finally chime in! My wife and I will be riding around Australia in June for four months, the purpose is for an on-going article of the website we write for. (OneWheelDrive.Net - Home)

Obviously this is a very general question at this stage, our main idea is to start in Sydney or Bris, depending on where we can get bike shipping cheaper to, then a counter clock wise trip around, venturing to the center around Tennant Creek.

Just hoping to get some ideas for bike friendly accommodation in any areas people deem worth seeing?
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I just returned from my Around Oz 2008 trip. It was fantastic. I started in Aug in Melbourne and returned to Melbourne (going counter clockwise) in December (had to be home before Christmas to keep her happy) 14,555 miles. Look in here if you like. www.horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/rickmcd
I would be glad to answer any questions you might have.
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Rick - thanks for the heads-up about your Aussie trip .. which does indeed look fantastic .. .. I'll have a real good read of your blog-account sometime during this weekend.

I intend to import (under cover of a carnet) my New Zealand-based Honda XL650V TransAlp into Australia sometime next year to undertake a similar 4-month tour. Can I also contact you for some pre-planning advice? which I'm sure will be invaluable.


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Can I also contact you for some pre-planning advice? which I'm sure will be invaluable.
Sure you bet. ONE of the many reasons for these trips is so we can talk about them. My direct email is rick dot mcd at verizon dot net I am riding down to Mazatlan on Feb 7th and will be back on Feb 20th so will be out of touch then.
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