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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #750 on: May 14, 2019, 05:20:11 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #751 on: May 14, 2019, 05:21:01 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #752 on: May 14, 2019, 05:22:06 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #753 on: May 14, 2019, 05:25:22 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #754 on: May 14, 2019, 05:35:56 PM »
Wow. Not bad for someone who was too focussed on enjoying the ride to stop and take photos!  :rofl  :Like:
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #755 on: May 14, 2019, 05:49:37 PM »
The Big Boxing Croc at Humpty Doo

I think it may have been me that challenged Pete to errr, a couple of challenges .... 

OzLap 2019 Challenges, see how many:

   *   RTE's can you squeeze-in in 63 days?

   *   How many pics you cab get of the ST, errr BM, in front of Big Things?

   *   See if you can enough pics of your motorcycle in front of township signs to spell supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - only one wildcard (for the X, permitted).

   *   See if can get the grandest Grand Tour.

   *   See if you can get the most royal of Royal Tours.

I hope we don't live to regret this, my right index finger is already suffering from RSI on the Say Thanks button.

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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #756 on: May 14, 2019, 05:55:26 PM »
That’s a beautiful looking bike whatever you put it in front of.
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #757 on: May 14, 2019, 06:18:23 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #758 on: May 14, 2019, 06:38:08 PM »
Big Boab Tree on the Great Northern Highway.   I stopped at this spot to get a photo of me with the pack of lifesavers (another story), and later that day realised that it was shown on Google Maps as The Giant Boab.  The second photo is an internet photo of the same tree.  The third photo is of a much photographed Big Boab Tree close to the turnoff to Derby.
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #759 on: May 14, 2019, 06:57:27 PM »
Wow. Not bad for someone who was too focussed on enjoying the ride to stop and take photos!  :rofl

There were plenty of Big Things that I passed, but did not photograph.  Too committed to a long day's ride, too wet and slippery on the roadside, just got moving and didn't want to stop and get off again, previously photographed with my previous bike,  etc etc etc.
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #760 on: May 15, 2019, 04:37:39 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #761 on: May 15, 2019, 04:38:20 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #762 on: May 15, 2019, 04:40:48 PM »
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #763 on: May 15, 2019, 06:28:05 PM »
Big Croc at Wyndam.  This thing is HUGE
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« Reply #764 on: May 15, 2019, 06:31:04 PM »
Looks like a small sarcosuchus.

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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #765 on: May 15, 2019, 06:41:33 PM »
 :blu13 The bike looks like a Beema too so as long az it's BIG or a BIKE it's all interesting  :grin :Like: :blu13left
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« Reply #766 on: May 15, 2019, 06:45:55 PM »
Big Tuna at Edenhope

Edenhope or Eden?

When we were kids, family holidays were at Boydtown (other side of the bay from Eden), Dad got invite from a local to go Tuna fishing on his trawler, came back the camp ground with two bigguns in the boot of the Mark 11 Zephyr, so big they had to lie diagonal and the boot lid wouldn't close.  Not as big as above though.
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« Reply #767 on: May 15, 2019, 06:53:03 PM »
Big Tuna at Edenhope

Edenhope or Eden?

Edenhope.  I posted the same fish in my Harrow Ride Report.  It's not actually a tuna, but a fish from Saint Vincent And The Greanadines (country in the Caribbean sea).

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« Reply #768 on: May 15, 2019, 07:23:24 PM »
 :blu13 Mark ll zepher? I had a PINK n Grey one of them  :-[ :blu13left
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #769 on: May 23, 2019, 06:47:37 PM »
I found another as I sort through my photos.

The Big Gold Panner at Bathurst.   I could not get the bike in the photo, so I settled for an OzSTOC cap.   :thumb
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« Reply #770 on: May 23, 2019, 07:28:13 PM »
It's actually in Kelso, but you got a lot closer to it than I did.

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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #771 on: June 03, 2019, 08:04:31 PM »
I found another among my photos.

The Big Mango at Bowen
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #772 on: June 25, 2019, 03:53:15 PM »
I went for a ride today to bag a couple of Big Things that I knew about.  This first one is off the beaten track on Poole Road, and at this location...  https://goo.gl/maps/MV3wppyjoqPp3YDR9   There is another Big Thong on the cliff top drive near Elliston SA.

The Big Thong near Port Germein SA.   
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #773 on: June 25, 2019, 03:56:55 PM »
The Big Tin Man  at the Tin Man Roadhouse near Port Pirie.    This is made from 44 gallon drums, and has been there forever, because I remember driving past it in around 1964.
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Re: STs in front of BIG things.....
« Reply #774 on: June 25, 2019, 05:18:35 PM »
The Big Tin Man  at the Tin Man Roadhouse near Port Pirie.    This is made from 44 gallon drums, and has been there forever, because I remember driving past it in around 1964.
Even though we get to Pirie quite often we don't go out the northern exit that often and pass the Mobil BP there.
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