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Title: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on March 25, 2015, 02:27:29 PM
Details to be confirmed, thinking either Tennant Creek or Three Ways for anyone who is interested.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Lionel on March 25, 2015, 02:41:47 PM
I'm interested. I've heard less than flattering comments wrt to staff attitude at 3 ways.
TC may provide more options. But either location is good for a longish ride.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on March 25, 2015, 02:53:36 PM
I quite like Outback Caravan Park in Tennant Creek, been stopping in there for years.

http://www.travelnt.com/en/tennant-creek-and-barkly-region/accommodation/outback-caravan-park (http://www.travelnt.com/en/tennant-creek-and-barkly-region/accommodation/outback-caravan-park)
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on March 25, 2015, 03:48:02 PM
I,d be in that as it would be great to catch up again.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on March 25, 2015, 03:57:34 PM
I could possibly be interested in doing this so I can start to get some IBA or even far rider (if we can get a sanctioned event) .

Would be best to organize this for a little later in the season so it is a little cooler.

Paul,
Check the dates. At this stage I've pencilled it in for October, same time as we did Renner Springs last year.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on March 25, 2015, 04:28:31 PM
I could possibly be interested in doing this so I can start to get some IBA or even far rider (if we can get a sanctioned event) .

Would be best to organize this for a little later in the season so it is a little cooler.

Paul,
Check the dates. At this stage I've pencilled it in for October, same time as we did Renner Springs last year.


Spanner The only problem with later in the season is you are running into cyclone season and from Tennant Creek and further north it starts to get into the high thirties low forties temperature wise making october the best timing wise. That suits me I,ll con the boss into doing some work for me.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: spanner on March 25, 2015, 04:43:26 PM
I didn't check the dates when I posted.   :fp  I was thinking it was being organized for the next month.
I now know it is later in the season ...... October!  :runyay
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: saaz on April 02, 2015, 09:23:06 PM
It's possible. When I stopped at 3 ways last time it all seemed ok, did not try the accommodation side of things.

May go then back to Victoria to Airey's inlet for East #36 (and visit mum near by) then East #37 in NSW/Qld (where ever that might be, have to check)  Distance before mid November is good.

That is assuming all going ok on the family front.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: StinkyPete on April 06, 2015, 06:05:19 PM
I quite like Outback Caravan Park in Tennant Creek, been stopping in there for years.

[url]http://www.travelnt.com/en/tennant-creek-and-barkly-region/accommodation/outback-caravan-park[/url] ([url]http://www.travelnt.com/en/tennant-creek-and-barkly-region/accommodation/outback-caravan-park[/url])


I agree, and have stayed there a couple of times.   I'm interested.....  :clap
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: saaz on April 06, 2015, 07:02:56 PM
Last time we only had members from Territories (ACT and NT). I suppose we could allow members from States to attend   :think1   :beer

I think if we pencil in a regular event around this time, with a known location, it could become one of the marque events of Ozstoc. And if anyone wants to do IBA rides, what better place than the NT to shorten the hours needed.

Closer to the event we can see what the ride plans are. Coming in from further North has some appeal to me.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on April 06, 2015, 07:26:49 PM
Saaz stop reading my mind.

3034km from my place to T.Creek (SS3000kms in 48hrs, via NSW, Vic, SA, NT and home NT, QLD, NSW)

Now to get something worked out (current wife said "just do it, you know you want too", I love the med's she's on)

I won't know till nearer the date if I'm going.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: STroppy on April 06, 2015, 07:35:22 PM
Bugga . . . . I was considering doing this ride . . . Then Lionel and SAAZ decided to do it . . . Bugga . . . Now I'll have to tag along . . . Bugga . . . Bugga . . . Bugga . . . Can't wait . .
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on April 06, 2015, 08:19:25 PM
maybe even a chance to convince ppl for a national rally in the red centre before the end of the century. Be central for everyone then.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on April 06, 2015, 08:22:07 PM
maybe even a chance to convince ppl for a national rally in the red centre before the end of the century. Be central for everyone then.

That sounds like a great idea, what time of year are you thinking????
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on April 06, 2015, 08:29:15 PM
maybe even a chance to convince ppl for a national rally in the red centre before the end of the century. Be central for everyone then.

That sounds like a great idea, what time of year are you thinking????
maybe end of march first couple of weeks in april as the weather is still kind to us then not too hot but not freezing cold either.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on April 07, 2015, 09:00:49 PM
Last time we only had members from Territories (ACT and NT). I suppose we could allow members from States to attend   :think1   :beer

I think if we pencil in a regular event around this time, with a known location, it could become one of the marque events of Ozstoc. And if anyone wants to do IBA rides, what better place than the NT to shorten the hours needed.

Closer to the event we can see what the ride plans are. Coming in from further North has some appeal to me.
Great idea John. I'm sure having the states attend won't detract too much from our Territory overnighter o:)
In all seriousness, I'd love it if we could make this a regular event    :beer
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Bikebear on April 23, 2015, 08:50:18 PM
Well now I'm not doing the Sthn Cross Poker Run this year I could be tempted to take a few days and ride to Tennant Creek for the weekend. I'll have to swap my leave around.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on April 24, 2015, 02:24:02 PM
It would be great if you could make it Craig, the more the merrier  :beer :beer :beer
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on August 13, 2015, 03:10:28 PM
Getting close anymore info Wendy for those that may have to organize early.

cheers Paul
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on August 15, 2015, 08:30:51 PM
Hi all,

Confirming location of the overnighter as Outback Caravan Park, Tennant Creek.

http://www.travelnt.com/en/tennant-creek-and-barkly-region/accommodation/outback-caravan-park (http://www.travelnt.com/en/tennant-creek-and-barkly-region/accommodation/outback-caravan-park)

I will have information in the next couple of days regarding price and availability of accommodation.  There is also a regular bush BBQ at the park, or shuttle bus to the RSL.  I will post information on both, then we can decide which is the better option.

Attending so far (from posts above):

WendyL
BlueOwl
NTRebel
saaz
Lionel
STroppy

Maybes:

Abe
Bikebear
spanner

This should be a great weekend.  Awesome opportunity for southerners to log up some IBA rides if anyone is interested.  Only a measly 2000km return for us, so no IBA this time...

The more the merrier, so come on, you know you want to..... ;-*
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on August 20, 2015, 11:22:33 AM
Finally got hold of them at Outback Caravan Park yesterday (phone: 08 8962 2459).  There is currently plenty of accommodation available, rates as follows:

Cabins
Deluxe 2br cabin, sleeps up to 6 (king bed plus 2 x double bunks)  $149 per night for 2 adults, additional $25 per night per extra adult (or $15 extra without linen)
"One and a half", sleeps up to 4 (king bed plus 1 x double bunk)  $139 per night, extras as above
Deluxe cabin, sleeps 2 (king bed)  $149
Standard cabin, sleeps 4 (double bed plus 1 x double bunk)  $99 per night, extras as above
Single ensuite room (single bed)  $89 per night

Powered sites
$25 for one person
$38 for two people

Unpowered sites
$15 for one person
$30 for 2 people
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on August 20, 2015, 01:31:16 PM
Thanks for that Wendy  :thumb

I'm putting in for leave next week for the weekend, fingers crossed.

I'll check with the Canberra boys about sharing the accommodation  :whistle
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on August 20, 2015, 02:18:59 PM

I'm putting in for leave next week for the weekend, fingers crossed.


I'll cross mine too, would be great to put another face to a name  :thumb
Title: Re: NT - RTE/Overnighter Tennant Creek - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on August 20, 2015, 02:24:02 PM
Just spoke to Jan at the park, much friendlier than the young girl I spoke to yesterday.  I've booked by cabin, one of the standards for me and Nae.

They don't do the onsite bbqs any more, but there is a free shuttle bus to the Memo Club for dinner, or we can just do our own bbq.  What do people think? 

Cheers

Wendy
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Lionel on August 21, 2015, 12:39:30 PM
My preference is for our own BBQ as it is more fun.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on August 21, 2015, 01:03:26 PM
BBQ  :eat :beer
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on August 21, 2015, 01:44:05 PM
got to agree with Lionel and Abe for bbq
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on August 21, 2015, 01:57:27 PM
Cool, I'll start thinking about organising something....
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Bikebear on August 23, 2015, 11:39:42 AM
Don't think I'll be able to make it. We're a person down at work and another guy had put in for leave for that time. One day I'll be able to get to one of these. Have fun..
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 06, 2015, 03:33:44 PM
Bump....

Overnighter at Outback Caravan Park, Tennant Creek.

Attending so far (from posts above):

WendyL
BlueOwl
NTRebel
STroppy

Maybes:

Abe
Lionel
spanner
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on September 06, 2015, 07:18:09 PM
I should know "officially" tomorrow (Monday 070915), but my Inspector (bike rider) said I should be right to go, so fingers crossed.

Have planned some travels before and after  :wink1
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 06, 2015, 07:21:01 PM
Fingers crossed Abe
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on September 10, 2015, 10:40:22 AM
Leave approved  :runyay

Now to work on the finer points of some IBA rides  :grin
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 10, 2015, 12:00:08 PM
 :runyay :runyay :runyay :runyay

Looking forward to catching up for a few  :beer
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: STroppy on September 10, 2015, 05:08:06 PM
I'm sorry guys . . . Committed to too many things . . . Have to pull the pin on this one . .
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 10, 2015, 06:49:18 PM
I'm sorry guys . . . Committed to too many things . . . Have to pull the pin on this one . .

Bummer
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 22, 2015, 09:25:45 AM
Getting close now, any more takers??????

WendyL
BlueOwl
NTRebel
Abe
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on September 22, 2015, 10:02:56 AM
Lionel is still going to my knowledge
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: spanner on September 22, 2015, 10:11:28 AM
it is my STrong desire to attend this one BUT we have a issue surrounding a return date from a previously (SWMBO'd) planned trip. The dates currently are under negotiation but I will not KNOW for CERTAIN until the day I need to actually leave.

Makes it very hard to organise but when the partner does not really understand (or approve of) my desire for LD riding it becomes a source of discontentment.

I will try and be there and will definitely post if I am going just so you know if you should expect me or not.

I will be leaving from Townsville and attempting to do a SS1600.

Spanner.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 22, 2015, 10:13:49 AM
Confirmed:
WendyL
BlueOwl
NTRebel
Abe
Lionel

Maybe (hopefully):
Spanner

Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 22, 2015, 10:20:11 AM

Makes it very hard to organise but when the partner does not really understand (or approve of) my desire for LD riding it becomes a source of discontentment.


Sounds to me like she needs educating.....
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: spanner on September 22, 2015, 12:27:16 PM
is there a specific meeting time? Like the Far Rider meets? or is it just turn up and eat?

Also ..... I know this sounds like a silly question BUT what are the chances of rain? Also is there a heavy dew out that way?  The reason is I have a tent but it has no fly. So if the dew / rain is heavy I need to source another tent for this trip.

cheers,

Spanner.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: spanner on September 22, 2015, 12:27:48 PM

Makes it very hard to organise but when the partner does not really understand (or approve of) my desire for LD riding it becomes a source of discontentment.


Sounds to me like she needs educating.....


Can I book you in as a educational specialist?
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on September 22, 2015, 12:34:05 PM
shouldn't be too much rain or dew so you should be safe
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 22, 2015, 12:38:52 PM

Makes it very hard to organise but when the partner does not really understand (or approve of) my desire for LD riding it becomes a source of discontentment.


Sounds to me like she needs educating.....


Can I book you in as a educational specialist?

Bring her along, Danae (BlueOwl, my 15yo daughter) and I will both educate her....
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek/Three Ways - 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 22, 2015, 12:39:37 PM
shouldn't be too much rain or dew so you should be safe

Bloody hot and dry at Renner Springs on Saturday, can't see it changing dramatically in 2 weeks
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 22, 2015, 12:40:53 PM
is there a specific meeting time? Like the Far Rider meets? or is it just turn up and eat?

Just turn up.  Lionel is likely to be there the day before.  Nae and I will be leaving Darwin around 4-5am so will be there by around 4pm
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 24, 2015, 12:57:44 PM
Confirmed:
WendyL
BlueOwl
NTRebel
Abe
Lionel

Maybe (hopefully, sounds like plans are well underway :think1):
Spanner
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Lionel on September 24, 2015, 01:45:38 PM
Owing to circumstances beyond my control I am now unable to participate in the ride.
I do enjoy riding in the NT and I like socialising with the NT crowd.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 24, 2015, 02:42:17 PM
Owing to circumstances beyond my control I am now unable to participate in the ride.
I do enjoy riding in the NT and I like socialising with the NT crowd.

That's a real shame Lionel, I was looking forward to the catch up  :-[
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Abe on September 27, 2015, 06:25:48 AM
Now I know why Wendy picked the location  ;-*

Barkly Gold Rush Camp Draft
1 - 4 October 2015 - Tennant Creek
A chance to see cowboys doing what they do best.
The Barkly Goldrush Campdraft Challenge is an annual family event held in October each year at Tennant Creek.

http://www.discovercentralaustralia.com/Mobile/Info/Events.aspx (http://www.discovercentralaustralia.com/Mobile/Info/Events.aspx)
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 27, 2015, 08:50:35 PM
Now I know why Wendy picked the location  ;-*

Barkly Gold Rush Camp Draft
1 - 4 October 2015 - Tennant Creek
A chance to see cowboys doing what they do best.
The Barkly Goldrush Campdraft Challenge is an annual family event held in October each year at Tennant Creek.

[url]http://www.discovercentralaustralia.com/Mobile/Info/Events.aspx[/url] ([url]http://www.discovercentralaustralia.com/Mobile/Info/Events.aspx[/url])


Would you believe me if I told you I was totally unaware??? ;-*
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: NTRebel on September 27, 2015, 11:31:07 PM
never Wendy but we'll get you back next and have next years RTE in Alice in october you'd be in for the masters games wouldn't you
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: spanner on September 28, 2015, 08:10:21 PM
bad news.

apart from the possibility of not getting back from camping in time to come on this ride my grandfather was in hospital quite unwell.....i say was cause now he is in the mortuary.

93 is not a bad innings for the old bugger.

Well now we are not going camping nor am i riding to tenant creek.

my apologies for not being able to come

BUT

I will be able to get a 1600 on my trip down.

Next time perhaps.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: WendyL on September 28, 2015, 09:06:58 PM
bad news.

apart from the possibility of not getting back from camping in time to come on this ride my grandfather was in hospital quite unwell.....i say was cause now he is in the mortuary.

93 is not a bad innings for the old bugger.

Well now we are not going camping nor am i riding to tenant creek.

my apologies for not being able to come

BUT

I will be able to get a 1600 on my trip down.

Next time perhaps.

My condolences Spanner. 93 is a great innings. Good luck with your SS1600
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015
Post by: Gadget on September 28, 2015, 11:40:28 PM
Condolences Spanner. Tenant Creek will still be there for another day.
Title: Re: NT - RTE Tennant Creek, 3-4 October 2015 - CANCELLED
Post by: WendyL on October 01, 2015, 08:19:40 AM
Due to another late cancellation, this RTE is cancelled, unless of course there is a dark horse or two out there who were planning to attend without actually listing......