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masterbrewer 08-15-2006 05:24 AM

Arkaroola Photos TDM Adventurer view
 
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Three of us left from Adelaide; NX 650 Dominator; K1200R & the TDM850 travelling dew north on as many dirt roads as we could find up to Hawker; Wilpena Pound; Blinman; Parachilna; Beltana; Waraweena Private Conservation Park; Leigh Creek & Lyndhirst, then east to the Mt Hope/ Arkaroola Rd and then south to Arkaroola.

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Fully loaded ready for adventure

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The first challenges

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Starts to get slippery


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These roads are suppose to be dry, now where is the best place to come off for the camera?


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Right here seems good


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Sunset first night

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Our first glorious sun rise........Who's put the kettle on?

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Station road near Hawker

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Glorious riding roads in the Flinders Ranges


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One of the many creek bed crossings..............keep a look out for flash floods guys !


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Brachina Gorge


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Brachina Gorge dry creek bed....soft, smooth & slippery


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Where the hell did you say we were?...........along a public access road out of Blinman

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Further along the public access road out of Blinman.


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Another creek bed crossing on the P.A.R..........check out the flying fuel can just keeping up with Charlie

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One of the many deeply rutted tracks we had to negotiate


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The riders view


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Sunset across the railway tracks at Parachilna


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The famous Prairie Hotel at Parachilna

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The front bar Prairie Hotel, Parachilna

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Their famous F.M.G. (Ferral Mixed Grill)


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Waraweena Conservation Park..the track to Mt Hack


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On top of the lookout........not much room to turn around here guys!


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As you can see from further up the lookout


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and it's a long way down if you go too far


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riding down the base of Mt Hack


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oopps!!!!!


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The Strzeleki Track.......eerrrr highway ?


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Mount Freeling Station letter box


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along the Mt Hope to Arkaroola Road


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We're here !.....................eerrr well nearly


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Stay tuned for what happened in the Gammon Ranges !

Linky Dink to next section of trip Arkaroola to William Creek:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...05#post5833805


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Andrew2 08-15-2006 05:36 AM

Excellent,keep it coming:clap .What's that front tyre on the TDM Mr Brewer?.
A2

nevgriff64 08-15-2006 05:42 AM

Sensational photo`s Masterbrewer :clap

Looks like a great ride

Definately have to do this one day

masterbrewer 08-15-2006 05:43 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Andrew2
Excellent,keep it coming:clap .What's that front tyre on the TDM Mr Brewer?.
A2

Fronts are IRC 110's, rears are TKC 80's....absolutely fantastic.


Loved that road from Arkaroola to Copley hey!!! something like this one but I was having too much fun to take photos at the time.

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:wings


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atgreg 08-15-2006 05:57 AM

:clap :thumb:bow

Pezz_gs 08-15-2006 05:16 PM

Great report . . . :clap

More Please :freaky

TouringDave 08-15-2006 07:07 PM

masterbrewer, great pics, thanks for sharing:D

GB 08-15-2006 07:47 PM

Excellent :thumb

Lobby 08-15-2006 07:56 PM

:lurk

Lewy 08-16-2006 01:28 AM

Great report and mix of machinery:clap :clap

davorallyfan 08-16-2006 02:03 AM

I've always loved your work Mr Marsta:freaky

Stackator 08-16-2006 05:25 AM

Great report
 
Loved the pics especially the feral mixed grill. Interesting loading of the TDM too. Is there extra gravity in those parts that makes the bikes fall down?

If you have any more pics I am sure that we could find the time to take a look

~Stack

Svendura 08-16-2006 05:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by masterbrewer
Fronts are IRC 110's, rears are TKC 80's....absolutely fantastic.

G'day Mate,

what a great ride and what an overwhelming country you live in.
I really envy you. Have a nice ride and always be carefull.

I can hardly await to read your story's upcomming part.

Regards, Svenja

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Lobby 08-16-2006 05:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by masterbrewer

Their famous F.M.G. (Ferral Mixed Grill)


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Is it really Feral? :eek1

RedDirtRider 08-16-2006 07:17 AM

Masterbrewer, it is great country out that way. I think the public access road was the old Artimore Track.....can get a bit rough at times:wink: . One feral out of three (mixed grill) at the Prairie isn't bad, kind of analagous with one roadie out of the three amigos:lol3 Your photos are great, cheers for now, Ian:freaky


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