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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,965
Posted By TanMcG
Hi there! Mrs Tiger dropping in again to add some...

Hi there! Mrs Tiger dropping in again to add some of my thoughts, memories, stories and a couple more photos to the ride report, hope you don’t mind..

Even a motorbiker needs cash out sometimes! I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,965
Posted By TanMcG
If I may add my two cents worth to this write up,...

If I may add my two cents worth to this write up, first thing I'd like to apologise for the photos on day one. Our little point and shoot camera was sent away for repairs recently so I was working...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-19-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 35,242
Posted By TanMcG
Still following along and enjoying the updates...

Still following along and enjoying the updates :nod

Love the biker slug! Glad I'm not the only one that enjoys getting a bit sidetracked watching little critters.

My hubby jmcg just bought a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,067,609
Posted By TanMcG
Hey Mark :wave Glad to hear you have arrived...

Hey Mark :wave

Glad to hear you have arrived safely in Cape Town :clap

I thought I was jealous of all the exciting places you've been visiting and things you've been doing, but now you've gone...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 35,242
Posted By TanMcG
Ladybug, I'm enjoying your adventures,...

Ladybug,

I'm enjoying your adventures, loving the photos and seeing all these little out of the way places :D

I have heard of geo caching, but until this report didn't really know what it...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,067,609
Posted By TanMcG
Wow! Looks like fun :D Yet another item to...

Wow! Looks like fun :D

Yet another item to add to my fast growing list of places/activities I simply MUST experience!

What an amazing adventure you are having. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 57,253
Posted By TanMcG
The donkey in your first post made me laugh and I...

The donkey in your first post made me laugh and I love your story telling style :rofl

Beautiful pics too. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,067,609
Posted By TanMcG
Hi Mark :wave I have FINALLY got caught up...

Hi Mark :wave

I have FINALLY got caught up from page 1 all the way to today. Boy have you covered some ground and seen some amazing places. It was fun to check out the photos that go along with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,460
Posted By TanMcG
Amazing scenery! I wanna go ride there!! :clap ...

Amazing scenery! I wanna go ride there!! :clap

Love that you are tackling it two-up :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Hi there :wave, and thanks for your kind words! ...

Hi there :wave, and thanks for your kind words! :D

It was a bit of work but also fun reliving the adventure and having people read along too. I'm sure looking forward to going on another...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,067,609
Posted By TanMcG
Hi Mark, When jmcg first asked me if it was...

Hi Mark,

When jmcg first asked me if it was ok to invite this ADVrider to come stay with us I didn't really know what to expect, especially as I hadn't read any of your RR!! :lol3 It was a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,866
Posted By TanMcG
Love this pic :D It's been an awesome couple...

Love this pic :D

It's been an awesome couple of days getting out on the bikes together again! Been way too long!!

Thanks heaps:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Hey Flinty. Glad to hear that the TimTams bought...

Hey Flinty. Glad to hear that the TimTams bought you out of hiding! We had a couple left on Day 13, but it was so hot we just about had to eat them with a spoon they were so melted! Yum!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 14 - Wilsons Prom to Home

Day 14 has arrived. The last day of our adventure. While I am sad to think that the trip is just about over, jmcg on the other hand said last night while we were laying in the tent that it was just...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 13 – Wilsons Prom

Today feels like I’m cheating: I’m writing a ride report but we didn’t do any riding! This map gives an overview of Wilsons Prom showing location of Tidal River camping ground and the 3 beaches we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Glad you have enjoyed. The Tiger was an excellent...

Glad you have enjoyed. The Tiger was an excellent steed carrying both of us and our gear, no problems :D

Sorry I have been so slow with the last couple of instalments, back at work and university...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,970
Posted By TanMcG
Good luck on your trip! Africa is top of my...

Good luck on your trip!

Africa is top of my list for places I want to travel by motorbike so good on you for taking the plunge.

Plus, I LOVE the graphics on your panniers :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,177
Posted By TanMcG
Nice report :D looking forward to the next...

Nice report :D looking forward to the next instalment!
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 12 – Emerald to Wilsons Prom

Last night we made a trip to the supermarket to find some foods that would be suitable for our breakfast, lunch and dinners as there is nowhere open for dinner at the Prom and the prices at the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 11 – Princetown to Emerald

I shall start today’s report by apologizing in advance for the lack of photos. It wasn’t a very exciting day and involved a lot of riding and as you will see not a great deal of opportunities to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 78,444
Posted By TanMcG
Argh, I step away from the computer for 5 minutes...

Argh, I step away from the computer for 5 minutes and suddenly there are 6 pages of the Wans latest and greatest!!

Better late than never..

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 10 – Portland to Princetown

Our route for the day

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-dTKbqzv/0/M/i-dTKbqzv-M.png

Last night we discovered that there was another motorbike rider camping in the caravan park. We had a brief...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Hi KawiGirl Canada is pretty high on my list...

Hi KawiGirl

Canada is pretty high on my list of places to travel, so I hope to read about your journeys some time!

Thanks for coming along on this ride! Am glad you are enjoying the food angle,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 9 - Halls Gap to Portland

Our route for the day

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-tmpBtb4/0/M/i-tmpBtb4-M.png

Last night we decided that today we would move on from Halls Gap and head back to the coast. We would like to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
We definitely had a great holiday. Thanks for...

We definitely had a great holiday. Thanks for reading and commenting. It makes the hard work worthwhile when you hear people are enjoying reading the fruits of your labour :D

The ride between...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
I totally get that you don't understand the...

I totally get that you don't understand the running. I tell you what, sometimes I wonder what the heck I'm doing too :rofl

Thanks for the comment. I'm finding it quite fun going over the pics...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Good luck with the change! I'm sure you'll have...

Good luck with the change! I'm sure you'll have a blast, I know I am :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Thanks LittleWan. I love reading about your 2-up...

Thanks LittleWan. I love reading about your 2-up adventures with BigWan :D can't believe some of the 'roads' you travel together!!

I think our Aussie critters are pretty cool, as you can probably...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Can your wife drive the caravan while you go by...

Can your wife drive the caravan while you go by bike?? :wink:



:lol3 I can just picture that!

Thanks for reading and commenting, maybe we'll pass you travelling around in Oz some time!
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 8 - In and around Halls Gap

Our route for the day

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-VxRch8B/0/M/i-VxRch8B-M.png

We woke early and went for a 5km run along the road in the direction of town. There weren’t really any hills...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Thanks GSPD750, its exciting to think that my RR...

Thanks GSPD750, its exciting to think that my RR might inspire someone :D

I hope your wife enjoys our story and that you have many great adventures together in the future! I find that...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
:rofl Love your thoughts on cake GelandeRoadie! ...

:rofl Love your thoughts on cake GelandeRoadie!

I have an awesome cake photo coming up in Day 8 that I bet you will like :D. Will try to get it written up after work tonight. I had no idea how...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 910,373
Posted By TanMcG
2 week Aussie Tiger Tale..

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-XXdQ8Cz/0/M/i-XXdQ8Cz-M.jpg

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=864831
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 7 - Beachport to Halls Gap

Today is about the halfway point of the journey, as mentioned earlier we only have two weeks off work together for the trip, so we need to start moving in the general direction of home. Oh how I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 6 - Nelson to Beachport

Our route for today

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-424qQ7v/0/M/i-424qQ7v-M.png

We were up early (I find that when I’m camping I tend to get up pretty early with the sun) and dressed for a run....
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 5 - Killarney to Nelson

Our route for the day

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-92T53fp/0/M/i-92T53fp-M.png

With young children in the house we were up reasonably early and after being spoiled with a home cooked...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 4 - Warrnambool to Killarney

Our route for the day

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-dsz4Mpj/0/M/i-dsz4Mpj-M.png

We woke up this morning and snuck out of the house for another run. While we didn't go as far this time, boy...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 3 - Blanket Bay to Warrnambool

Our route for the day

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-bFgQScS/0/M/i-bFgQScS-M.png


Quite a cool cloudy start to the day today. Fired up the JetBoil for a cuppa then set about packing up camp....
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Day 2 - Lorne to Blanket Bay

Starting kms (which means if I did my math correctly we did 227kms yesterday)

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-trhF5wj/0/M/i-trhF5wj-M.jpg

Our route for the day:
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,523
Posted By TanMcG
Thanks Antipode! :D

Thanks Antipode!

:D
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