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Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:45 PM
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Posted By SafariBerg
its expensive but works very well ...

its expensive but works very well

http://www.memotours.nl/images/pdf/Memo%20Tours%20Rally%20Kit%20customer.pdf
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
thanks for the feedback Winna :thumb wish...

thanks for the feedback Winna :thumb

wish him well and congrats on the effort...............the CSR is very much up there on the tough Adv ride list, even without the extra dimensions he took...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
real keen to hear the nuts and bolts of how it...

real keen to hear the nuts and bolts of how it all went down from those in contact with him

:ear:ear:ear
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
so 10:45 am WST into Halls Creek, just shy of...

so 10:45 am WST into Halls Creek, just shy of 52hrs after leaving Wiluna = average speed of 35kph for the 1850km

http://goitalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/target-bullseye.jpg


Super...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
couple of short stops that's all early...

couple of short stops that's all

early morning, high speed on a wide road & skippy would be the risk issue :ear
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
Looks like there may be a problem on the Tanami...

Looks like there may be a problem on the Tanami rd.................anyone in touch with him ??

Been stopped not far north of Bililuna for almost an hour now
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
on the move again looks like Halls Creek is the...

on the move again looks like Halls Creek is the target ASS.............cool, so this will be the benchmark :deal
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
Tanami rd up to Halls Creek ...

Tanami rd up to Halls Creek

http://www.abc.net.au/news/image/4623468-3x2-940x627.jpg


So is Halls Creek the ASS or Bililuna ??


either way an amazing effort, he covered in 48...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
he stopped for 4 hrs last night currently...

he stopped for 4 hrs last night

currently he's crossing Guli Lake, some easy hard pan for a change

http://www.exploroz.com/images/blogs/805_2__TN800x600.jpg?_20114
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
The grave is near Well 40, at the moment he is...

The grave is near Well 40, at the moment he is halfway between Well 37 and Well 38
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
http://www.exploroz.com/images/blogs/1399_8__TN800...

http://www.exploroz.com/images/blogs/1399_8__TN800x600.jpg?_26600
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
Heading up to Lake Tobin named after a stockman...

Heading up to Lake Tobin named after a stockman who got on the bad end of the locals back in the day

http://static.panoramio.com/photos/large/21917925.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
:thumb yeah reckon so

:thumb yeah reckon so
Forum: Australia 05-24-2015, 12:01 AM
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Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
:thumb Awesome effort.............still a good...

:thumb Awesome effort.............still a good 14-15 hrs to Bililuna yet though
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
the last 200km is wide open gravel road and fast,...

the last 200km is wide open gravel road and fast, but he still has the next 300-350km of tighter going, its not easy going until around Well 50
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
reckon your estimate is looking closest thus far...

reckon your estimate is looking closest thus far Den
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
He looks to be near Well 31 now, will start...

He looks to be near Well 31 now, will start hitting the corrugations soon
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
While the 690RR is the ideal machine for the...

While the 690RR is the ideal machine for the Coast to Coast, at ~210-220kg fully loaded it would still be a handful on the CSR, specially trying to do it at speed

...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
The track is more open now, he's past Thring...

The track is more open now, he's past Thring Rock, his average speed should pick up a bit

http://www.exploroz.com/images/blogs/412_1__TN800x600.jpg?_22678
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
Savory Creek, this is the saline creek he crossed...

Savory Creek, this is the saline creek he crossed last night, looking at the spot he checked out a couple of locations before he crossed it

...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
yeah reckon a nap, its a very physical track with...

yeah reckon a nap, its a very physical track with a still pretty large/heavy bike, he's done about 750km in 24hrs, average speed is around 32-33kph

on much lighter enduro bikes with only 13-15L...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
no, the track there is rough, twisty, rocky,...

no, the track there is rough, twisty, rocky, rutted, gullys etc etc go fast and it'll be over the bars soon enough
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
missed the turn I'd say

missed the turn I'd say
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
a spring and great camp spot ...

a spring and great camp spot

http://www.cephas.com/ImageThumbs/1222279/3/1222279_Durba_Springs_Durba_Hills_Canning_Stock_Route_Western_Australia.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
http://forktalescomau.fatcow.com/wp-content/upload...

http://forktalescomau.fatcow.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/P1020099-8x6.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
he's gone into Durba which is surprising, wonder...

he's gone into Durba which is surprising, wonder why its a dead end
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
yeah but usually easy to see as they walk along...

yeah but usually easy to see as they walk along the track
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
all good moving again, almost at the Durba...

all good moving again, almost at the Durba Springs junction now
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
out in the dunes you don't get roo's but...

out in the dunes you don't get roo's but along/among the ranges you do, which is where he is now
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
maybe, but its less than 250km from the last...

maybe, but its less than 250km from the last refuel / stop at Well 9
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
something has slowed him just past the turn-off...

something has slowed him just past the turn-off to Cannings Cairn
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
Next refuel will be at Georgia Bore I reckon,...

Next refuel will be at Georgia Bore I reckon, should be there around midnight
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
12 hrs down and 450-460km done, average pace is...

12 hrs down and 450-460km done, average pace is now around 38-40kph,

doing well, in another hr and he will be at the Durba Springs turn-off & have done in 1 day what we did in 3 days last year
...
Forum: Australia 05-23-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
yeah 13-15km/L is my guess, the terrain is not...

yeah 13-15km/L is my guess, the terrain is not suitable to try and MX the thing thru, plus the ave speed will drop at night............this track is somewhat more technical than the east-west stuff...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
stopped for a refuel at Well 9 by the looks of...

stopped for a refuel at Well 9 by the looks of it, average pace of around 45-47kph since leaving Wiluna give or take
Forum: Australia 05-22-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
he's on the road north, left Wiluna at 7am WA...

he's on the road north, left Wiluna at 7am WA time today
Forum: Australia 05-21-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
so he kicks off Sat AM ?? any idea of...

so he kicks off Sat AM ??

any idea of expected departure time from Wiluna ?
Forum: Australia 05-18-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,783
Posted By SafariBerg
actually the majority of 4x4's go north to south,...

actually the majority of 4x4's go north to south, its the blind corners just over the dune crests that will be the danger zones as the 4x4's try and build momentum to get over the dune
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,286
Posted By SafariBerg
The 501's make a truly awesome ADV bike, mine has...

The 501's make a truly awesome ADV bike, mine has 36L fuel on board for a range of about 600-650km

I will soon be riding it 7,000km across the centre of Australia on 90% desert tracks taking 2...
Forum: Racing 05-17-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6,246
Views: 793,088
Posted By SafariBerg
You cant really see the whoops in this vid, they...

You cant really see the whoops in this vid, they are MUCH MUCH deeper in the centre of the track
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