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Time to put the word out for riding companions. Might have to back off the daily km tally as last year nearly killed me. Must be getting a little old to do the 900+km per day.
This is the route we took last year, always open to alterations or complete new routes.
Last year we did the return trip in 6 days including the weekend at Tintaldra. I will try for 10 or 12 days this time depending on work commitments. Swags and tents were the norm last time, but I could be tempted to use country pubs. Anybody keen to join in???? Pace is tailored to ability and preference.
I am defineatly interested. Do you stick to the bitchy or do you take dirt roads. I have a 1000 v strom that I could take, but what I would really like to do is follow the dirts roads etc as much as possible on my 640 adventure. I would also prefer to swag it it with the occassional stop over in country pubs etc.
The world supers are on the weekend after at Phillip island and I was thinking if taking this in ( even if its just the saturday)
Would be every interested in discussing this further with you. Would also like to pick your brains about some of the other rides you have done that I have read about here and on other websites. (canada etc)
Hey Saab, I have a friend on a 640 that might be keen to do some dirt stuff with you. I try to do mostly bitumen stuff on the DL but will do the odd dirt road if the quality is good. The DL is a little heavy to slide around on the dirt.
Are you in Brisbane???? If so we could catch up. Let me get my house move out of the way on Friday week and I will get a little spare time.
Hadn't thought of the Supers, but that's another option worth considering.
Do the run over to Canada you won't be disappointed!
So you got up early this morning to eh! Look forward to catchng up, I live at Eatons Hill about 18km north of the CBD.
I will send a link for this thread to the Brisbane Community to open it up a little more.
Guys, new to this forum and am prepering a TTR 250. Where can I get the dates for the meeting etc. Keen to tag along but as you can appreciate 900+km's per day would kill me and probably the bike. Setting up the bike now and would be keen to meet up at some stage. Is there a Brisbane 'chapter'. Live on the Gold Coast...
It is on the border between Vic and NSW .. some good riding avalible.
You migh be best with the dirt riders .. little speed difference between the 640 and 250s on dirt .. well less than on tar. Depends on the ridering experience and the dirt too. If you are judged to be slower (? or is it distance travelled in a day?) then set off a day or so in front and meet up later on? How far do you want to travel in a day .. and on what surfaces.
For me ... touring .. well 400km is good. 1,000km per day is just travel, not touring and it would be tar or really good dirt. 200km is being lazy, or doing a few walks..
I may be a starter for the ride down anyway. At the moment I'm in Noo Zulland and am due back towards the end of January. I'm trying to decide whether to ride down with you guys or leave earlier and do a lap around Tasmania.
When are the Supers?
Cheers(G&T for me),
P.S. The Fushing is bloody good here at the moment!!
Sounds good Glen.
Myself and another mate on a 950 are definates. We plan on departing Bris Tues 19th or Wed 20th and have plotted a route taking in mostly good quality dirt roads. Will be camping / swagging most of the time. Might stay in a pub a couple of nights. We will also be taking in the World supers at PI, although not sure if we will stay for the Sunday as I need to be back at work on the 5th March.
I'm still keen to do a cracow run with you on my strom as well. Have you heard anything about the back to Cracow weekend Fred is putting on?
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