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Old 4 Nov 2013
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Arriving in Darwin in 3 weeks

Hi All

I am just putting this message out there- i am riding an Africa twin, currently in Jaipur India, and looking to ship the bike to Darwin. I have broken down as i connected the MOSFET reg / recrtifier the wrong way when changing the battery and fried it, i am trying to get a spare from a 650 transalp to work.

Is there anyone in the Darwin area who can meet up and help me get on my feet before heading into the outback? i am a little unprepared, have sat nav but need to sort a map for Oz. Need a new front tyre and an oil change. And hopefully some s and advice on what i should be taking with me to survive the trip from Darwin down to Adelaide along the coast. Also i understand i may be asked for an address when i arrive so any help on this would be great.

My compadres have returned to London now so i am waiting in the hotel for news from the garage and, if i can get it fixed, will ride to Kolkata and ship to Darwin.

Hope to be in contact with some of you Ozzie's soon!

Cheers, Adam

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Hi Adam,
Sorry I can not offer advise or help you out in Darwin but when you get to Adelaide please PM me. I live in the hills outside of Adelaide and could offer you much advise on this part of the world along with a place to stay and a few cold ones.
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Hi Adam,

Here is how my process went when arriving to Darwin about a month ago: Process to get bike from Dili to Darwin | Where is Hemuli?

Remember to clean your bike properly.

Alicross was fast and good place to get new tires in Darwin.
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Hey Adam and Hemuli,

arriving the 25th in Sydney. hopefully we can all meet somewhere for a few .


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