March 25, 2012 GMT - Police and a bad Day 9. Bairnsdale to Melbourne. Wednesday 21st March
KM 282 BEAR RIDES - sadly none ! What a shitty day ! The stuff I wrote in the earlier entries about the weather gods treating me well came back to haunt me today. I awoke this morning undecided about...

March 25, 2012 GMT - Day 8 Corryong to Bairnsdale. Tuesday 20th March
KM 255 BEAR RIDES 47, 53 I left the camping ground around 8:00 am this morning and rode through the beautiful Murray Valley. It was a cold morning as the sky had been clear and there was lots of fog...

March 25, 2012 GMT - Day 7 Queanbyan to Corryong. Monday 19th March
KM 323 BEAR RIDES 15, 53 I have just set up the tent in an idyllic little camping ground called Colac Colac Caravan Park after a beautiful days riding through the mountains. The weather has been superb and is predicted...

March 25, 2012 GMT - Day 7 Sydney to Queanbeyan - Cars off the road !
Day 7 Sydney to Queanbeyan. Sunday 18th March KM 430 BEAR RIDES 16, 28, I headed out of Sydney on the Sunday after a day with Bevan, Jan and their three boys, Richard, Edward and William. Saturday was wet so...

March 25, 2012 GMT - Day 5 - Putty Rd into Sydney
Day 5 Port Putty Rd Grey Gum Cafe to Sydney KM 220 BEAR RIDES 32, 31 After camping over night at the Grey Gum Cafe and an excellent breakfast at the cafe there was another 60km's of Putty Rd remaining...

March 23, 2012 GMT - Day 4 Gloucester to the Putty Rd Grey Gum Cafe
Day 4 Gloucester to Putty Rd Grey Gum Cafe KM 220 BEAR RIDES 18, 31 I left Gloucester quite late as today was a reasonably short ride - just 220 km's south to the Putty Road. I was staying with...

March 23, 2012 GMT - Day 3 Port Macquarie to Gloucester
Day 3 Port Macquarie to Gloucester KM's 323 BEAR RIDES 30, 35 The bike after ahhh .. 'running low on gas' yesterday was still sounding bad ... still backfiring and running rough - a bit like a Ducati !...

March 23, 2012 GMT - Day 2 - Embarrasing !
Day 2. Grafton to Port Macquarie KM 311 BEAR RIDES 120, 36 Ok, lets gets this over with. Today something embarrasing happened. I ran out of gas. There, I said it and you can all have a good laugh. Its...

March 23, 2012 GMT - Getting Started Day 1
Day 1 Brisbane to Grafton. KM 377.7 BEAR RIDES - 113, 7, 24 (Bear Rides are the ride numbers from The Australian Motorcycle Atlas) I looked out the window and the weather was fine. This was a good thing as...


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