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Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,024
Posted By Archie55
Look forward to the rest of the journey. keep the...

Look forward to the rest of the journey. keep the photos coming.
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,445
Posted By Archie55
Enjoyed the report Andrew. I wish I'd had...

Enjoyed the report Andrew.

I wish I'd had the time to join you after all. Doubt I could have handled that mud though.

Japan's looking great.

See you in a few weeks.

Cheers,
John
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 926
Posted By Archie55
Great report, and terrific photos - I love the...

Great report, and terrific photos - I love the large size and clarity. It's a trip I'd like to make some time.

Cheers.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,381
Posted By Archie55
Gret report Justin. You guys sure have some...

Gret report Justin.

You guys sure have some decent riding country over there.

Cheers,
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9,166
Views: 3,569,629
Posted By Archie55
I haven't posted on this forum before, but...

I haven't posted on this forum before, but figured I could drop a few shots in of my bike from previous years.

Me, posing with the bikes on a trip to Broome last year - my DL650 and my...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Thanks Lozza. I was trying to convey the wide...

Thanks Lozza. I was trying to convey the wide open spaces and at the same time, the variety of sights along the way.

The Weestrom is certainly a good bike for the trip - plenty of grunt when...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 83,370
Posted By Archie55
Great photos and report. Keep it coming.

Great photos and report. Keep it coming.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,759,401
Posted By Archie55
Happy Birthday, Rivka! :clap

Happy Birthday, Rivka! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2010, 05:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Thanks Farcall. I appreciate your comments. It's...

Thanks Farcall. I appreciate your comments. It's good to get the feedback , and one of the reasons I really love this ADVrider site.

It's odd really - when I was putting the story together, I had...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,531
Posted By Archie55
Great story Andrew, and great photos. You have...

Great story Andrew, and great photos. You have nothing to fear in that department. I regret missing the experience now, and I'm starting to consider 2012 already, even before I know where it is. :D
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Thanks for the compliments, everyone. Having...

Thanks for the compliments, everyone. Having taken the majority of the "on the road" shots whilst still travelling, I was surprised to find that so many worked out. I'd still prefer to stop and take...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,372
Posted By Archie55
Great scenery - must have been a terrific ride,...

Great scenery - must have been a terrific ride, even in the rain.

Thanks for showing us.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
A deteriorating section of a very tall length of...

A deteriorating section of a very tall length of boundary wall –

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t4/archie5522/Broome%20Trip%20-%20Day%209/D90-18633_1546.jpg

The north side of the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Actually, Andrew, I suspect that most ADVRiders...

Actually, Andrew, I suspect that most ADVRiders would have been happier with more bike photos. 1741 views/52 replies - most of the latter my own postings.

I get a bit carried away with the scenic...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
A short run after that, past tiny Coomberdale,...

A short run after that, past tiny Coomberdale, and I entered the northern outskirts of Moora, the main town in the area, and it gave much more sign of life. People, vehicles and open shops were...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Hi Andrew. I've had some computer problems...

Hi Andrew.

I've had some computer problems tonight, so I'm taking longer to finish this than anticipated. I've switched to the other laptop, so should be OK now.

Thanks for the thumbs up.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Others still appeared to be thriving – ...

Others still appeared to be thriving –

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t4/archie5522/Broome%20Trip%20-%20Day%209/D90-18331_1229.jpg

What appeared to have been an old bank building, now the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Three Springs’ main street, with wheat silos and...

Three Springs’ main street, with wheat silos and railway line on the left.

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t4/archie5522/Broome%20Trip%20-%20Day%209/D90-18319_1226.jpg

Three Spring's...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
The first stretch, through green rolling hills...

The first stretch, through green rolling hills and farmland to Mingenew, was pretty much the longest individual stretch of the whole day (54 km). At the outskirts of the town, I saw a collection of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
I opted to ride down the dirt track and across...

I opted to ride down the dirt track and across the river bed in order to photograph the newly re-built bridge, rather than ride across it.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Day 9 – Geraldton to Perth – approx. 523kms ...

Day 9 – Geraldton to Perth – approx. 523kms

I got up at about 7am, and after a leisurely breakfast in the Motel, left Geraldton at 8.25am, looking forward to a leisurely day travelling down the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
A little further after the Overlander, I passed a...

A little further after the Overlander, I passed a solar powered emergency telephone, the first I remembered noticing.

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
At Wooramel Roadhouse, they had a pin-up board of...

At Wooramel Roadhouse, they had a pin-up board of photos depicting travellers vehicles that had stopped there over the years. This first one caught my eye, as representative of the “home-made paint...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Day 8 – Carnarvon to Geraldton – 535 kms ...

Day 8 – Carnarvon to Geraldton – 535 kms

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t4/archie5522/Broome%20Trip%20-%20Day%208/Day8.jpg

Although I awoke this morning at 5.30am, then got up at 6.30, I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
At a minute past noon, I came upon this lone (and...

At a minute past noon, I came upon this lone (and hardy) cyclist.

http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t4/archie5522/Broome%20Trip%20-%20Day%207/D90-17228_1202.jpg

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
At 8.40, I passed the turnoff to the Karajini...

At 8.40, I passed the turnoff to the Karajini National Park, that I’d skirted on Days 2 & 3. This road was unsealed and would eventually take the traveller back to Munjina, where we’d spent the night...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Day 7 – Port Hedland to Carnarvon – 860 kms ...

Day 7 – Port Hedland to Carnarvon – 860 kms

I awoke at 6am, and left Pt Hedland at 7. Today was the longest stretch, and I didn't want to be caught out by any delays.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Near the western end of the same road, I could...

Near the western end of the same road, I could look over the narrow town at part of BHP’s iron ore refinery, where the train loads of ore from inland are prepared before being shipped to China,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
I arrived in town at 2.40pm, exactly 7 hrs after...

I arrived in town at 2.40pm, exactly 7 hrs after leaving Broome. Outside the airport, I took another shot of the curious sculpture that reminded me more than anything, of a signet ring.

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
One of the big termite mounds that abound in this...

One of the big termite mounds that abound in this area, as they do through a lot of the north of Western Australia.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Part 2 – SOLO V-STROM – Heading Home – 2578 kms ...

Part 2 – SOLO V-STROM – Heading Home – 2578 kms

NOTE: Once again, all distances are from my bike’s trip meter. It’s not a GPS, and these figures also include any stooging around in towns en ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Ian - thanks for the corrections - I should have...

Ian - thanks for the corrections - I should have thrown the text past you before I posted, but I'm creating a lot on the fly, as a response to the photos I'm choosing.

Here comes the next...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Grox - the V-Strom went excellently. I don't ride...

Grox - the V-Strom went excellently. I don't ride as much as I should, and I have a somewhat bony rear end, so the airhawk seat cushion worked wonders, once I'd been told to keep it half inflated.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
On the journey back, after fording the puddles...

On the journey back, after fording the puddles and mud-holes, we turned off again onto the track to Quandong Point.


...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
The road out was dirt (packed sand and mud) for...

The road out was dirt (packed sand and mud) for most of its length after we got off the main highway, the bitumen ending even before the Willie Creek Pearl Farm turnoff. This deteriorated into...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Broome is fairly unique, I think, in having its...

Broome is fairly unique, I think, in having its international airport in the middle of town, with jets taking off over the shops. The end of the runway is only metres beyond the roundabout (in the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t4/archie5522/B...

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Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Days 4 & 5 - R&R <link rel="File-List"...

Days 4 & 5 - R&R

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Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
Stiffness dictated a stop at Pardoo Roadhouse...

Stiffness dictated a stop at Pardoo Roadhouse (halfway to Sandfire) for a few minutes, to ease our rears. Here we had a short chat to some more Harley riders, one with pillion female...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,212
Posted By Archie55
http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t4/archie5522/B...

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