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WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« on: February 16, 2016, 06:49:52 PM »
Ok here we go. Apparently he rides I write  so I'm told.
We left Warwick on Saturday morning the first day of a 2 month road trip to National Rally in Perth.  All packed and ready to go.  ( was told to trim wardrobe to bear minimum)

We travelled down the New England to Guyra then across to Ebor Falls and have a lunch stop.

From there it was down through the beautiful countryside of Dorrigo where we didn't see
Diesel crossing the street after quenching his thirst  ;-* as it was about 34deg.
Arriving at Nambucca Heads to set up camp for the next two nights.

On Monday we packed up camp and made our way down the coast to Port Macquirie, Taree Gloucester and over Bucketts Way to Singleton.

Tuesday saw us on the road again bright n early to avoid the heat. I couldn't quite get use to the idea of sunrise on the left ( very different from early morning rides at home).  Through the fog and dodging the storm debris we rode the Putty Rd (was on our bucket list and I see why it's so popular) ++ ++ An early coffee at Grey Gums Cafe - not at all how I pictured it. We took a look about Lithgow today and are now settled in at Little Hartley for a few days. 
 
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2016, 07:17:33 PM »
I am so envious I've nearly turned Kawasaki green
I jus wanna ride my bike

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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2016, 09:14:38 PM »
Looking forward to updates and Pics along the way guys  :-++
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2016, 09:23:30 PM »
I am so envious I've nearly turned Kawasaki green

What he said !!!!. 2 month road trip. That's a bucket list entry right there.
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2016, 10:27:03 PM »
Totally 100% jealous.  One day it will be me.  What a trip.  Please keep us slaves to our mortgages informed.    :thumbsup
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2016, 10:35:58 PM »
Safe travelling and enjoy yourselves. Sounds like you made a great start.


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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2016, 11:25:27 PM »
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see you guys at the Mill sunday ,, ride safe in Sydneys traffic...
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2016, 07:34:45 AM »
What an adventure, I am looking forward to following your trip to Perth National meeting from my computer back home
Finally all the months of planning is happening
Have a great trip  :hatwave and keep us posted  ++
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2016, 08:06:31 AM »
Safe and thoroughly enjoyable travels
And what Brian said.
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2016, 10:44:54 AM »
Awesome stuff guys, I'm sure you'll have an awesome adventure on the trip to WA :runyay :runyay :runyay
I'm looking forward to reading all about it, stay safe and have fun :thumbsup
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2016, 08:29:30 PM »
Looking good so far Nav Girl - PitSTop has got your room ready, drinks fridge is stocked and Webber primed, lawns mowed, edged and watered ready for your arrival next week  :thumb
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #11 on: February 17, 2016, 08:51:03 PM »
Looking good so far Nav Girl - PitSTop has got your room ready, drinks fridge is stocked and Webber primed, lawns mowed, edged and watered ready for your arrival next week  :thumb
Sounds great. :beer  Looking forward to catching up with you both.  Spent today at Jenolan Caves -  calf muscles are feeling the effects of 100's of steps.
 
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #12 on: February 17, 2016, 09:57:50 PM »

 
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calf muscles are feeling the effects of 100's of steps.

You wont have to worry about that out here  - There are no slopes so no need for steps  :wink1 :grin
« Last Edit: February 17, 2016, 10:05:25 PM by Brock »
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2016, 08:14:15 PM »
Have spent the past couple of days leisurely checking out the Blue Mts area.  Visited Lithgow, Jenolan Caves this is one of numerous photos in Lucas Cave

Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens, Mt Victoria and of course Katoomba and the Three Sisters We've found some great lookouts and continue to marvel at the glorious scenery.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2016, 08:22:49 PM by NavGirl20 »
 
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2016, 08:52:23 PM »
Where will you guys be on the saturday 5 March?
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2016, 09:03:07 PM »
On Saturday 5 we are leaving from Port Augusta to o/night in Ceduna.
 
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2016, 09:11:22 PM »
We might see you, we should be travelling from around Waikerie to Streaky Bay for the Sat night, Streaky Bay much nicer then Ceduna, but both OK. Our Sunday night stop will be either Border Village or Eucla, prob Eucla . . But depends . .
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2016, 11:11:00 PM »
So very jealous ...looks like you are both doing it tough  :well

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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2016, 01:52:07 AM »
Well done team - will follow this thread with interest.
Many happy miles to come.      :thumb





Quote from: NavGirl20 on 16-02-2016, 18:49:52<blockquote>

From there it was down through the beautiful countryside of Dorrigo where we didn't see
Diesel crossing the street after quenching his thirst  ;-* as it was about 34deg.

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It was great to NOT see you guys as well.      ;-*                     :beer               :rofl
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2016, 05:11:46 PM »
Well it was a busy morning making brekky for a young OzSToc IBA rider on his way north west. I then rode out towards Grenfell this morning and met PC & NavGirl and escorted them into West Wyalong. The beer wine and chocolate has been flowing after the paper rice chicken and vegie rolls and pork slices for lunch.
PC is airing the camper trailer tent in the Man Cave after a heavy dew this morning in the mountains. It got to 37 today so the tent dried within minutes. Marian is relaxing under the aircon.


They are relaxing on the 4D Gang lounge  :thumb :grin
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2016, 06:35:25 PM »
Awesome stuff guys, I'm sure you'll have an awesome adventure on the trip to WA :runyay :runyay :runyay
I'm looking forward to reading all about it, stay safe and have fun :thumbsup

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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2016, 08:21:28 PM »
Well it was a busy morning making brekky for a young OzSToc IBA rider on his way north west. I then rode out towards Grenfell this morning and met PC & NavGirl and escorted them into West Wyalong. The beer wine and chocolate has been flowing after the paper rice chicken and vegie rolls and pork slices for lunch.
PC is airing the camper trailer tent in the Man Cave after a heavy dew this morning in the mountains. It got to 37 today so the tent dried within minutes. Marian is relaxing under the aircon.


They are relaxing on the 4D Gang lounge  :thumb :grin



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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #22 on: February 22, 2016, 09:20:22 PM »
We had an o/ night in Bathurst on Sunday and while there did the obligatory thing and took the bike around the track ----several times.
Today we left Bathurst bright and early to beat the heat, had a lovely brekky stop at the Rose Garden Coffee shop at Cowra  then made  our way to West Wyalong where Sicman escorted us into town.
These photos show Peter on pole position and view from the Esses  at Bathurst.
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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2016, 11:12:21 AM »
Marian & PC rode out this morning towards Balranald with a hot 40 degree day ahead. Its gunna be 42 tomorrow.



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Re: WA Nat Rally 2016 Here we come
« Reply #24 on: February 23, 2016, 04:37:03 PM »
Yes it was very warm today. Left early but was still 39 degrees at 11am when we arrived in Hay. 20 Kms from Hay Peter was pulled over and had to speak with the local constable. He had an RBT and license check. When we got back on the ride to continue it was 46 degrees. Have spent the afternoon by the pool. Photo shows Hay Plains. We were told there is nothing there and by the photo they were not kidding.  :H
 
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