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Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By ChrisCrossed
My wife and I rode the Belowra Valley rd from...

My wife and I rode the Belowra Valley rd from Numeralla to Bodalla through Nerrigundah on this info and it was a top run. Thanks to all for the advice.

Chris
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Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Mate that sounds like the ticket. Just checked it...

Mate that sounds like the ticket. Just checked it on the map. The weather early next week isn't looking that good anyway and my wife has an old family attachment to Nerrigundah so that will get us...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Hmmm..other than that crossing would the track be...

Hmmm..other than that crossing would the track be trafficable with an adventurous pillion and luggage or is it a touch too "pointy" for that?
Forum: Australia 03-10-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Wadbilliga: Numeralla to Cobargo road info.

Thinking of travelling from Numeralla to Cobargo via Wadbilliga and Yowrie.

KTM990.

Does anybody have any current info on the general condition and difficulty of this road? Any creek crossings...
Forum: Australia 02-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,496
Posted By ChrisCrossed
A pretty good do all up. Fine and sunny..good...

A pretty good do all up. Fine and sunny..good grief :eek1

A few of us use it as an excuse to go camping in the bush north of Gingers Creek for the Friday night via the tracks. All most enjoyable.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 46,606
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Send me a PM. I have a bag if scrolls form a few...

Send me a PM. I have a bag if scrolls form a few Condos and I can mail you one. If you're in the lower Hunter you can maybe pick it up.

Chris
Forum: Australia 12-08-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 46,606
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Rhys I'm hearin' ya but SeniorsCard pulled...

Rhys I'm hearin' ya but SeniorsCard pulled sponsorhip from top-flight motorsport :augie
Forum: Australia 12-05-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 46,606
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Yeah great GT - I ignored singles at the end -...

Yeah great GT - I ignored singles at the end - and clobbered a rock in the grass and both the bike and me landed on our heads :D Maybe I should have looked more...

On that subject I have an MD...
Forum: Australia 03-29-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 29,943
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Hi Ian I doubt you'd be geared high enough...

Hi Ian

I doubt you'd be geared high enough for a couple of reasons.

1. Their "tight" probably isn't Coffs tight. You'll want something that can pull 140+ for the farm roads even if you don't...
Forum: Australia 03-07-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Amazingly Vicroads seem to update their...

Amazingly Vicroads seem to update their website...whodathought...

Thanks for the info. Avoiding the Hotham Rd won't be a disaster. Omeo hwy and the Banambra/Corryong Rd will be nice alternatives.
Forum: Australia 03-06-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Bogong High Plains Rd

I was going to ride from Falls Ck to the Omeo Hwy in a week or two but have heard rumours about road damage and closure. Anybody up on the current status of this road?

Also the Benambra/Corryong...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Did it in 2011 in a 4x. Fueled at Papunya. ...

Did it in 2011 in a 4x.

Fueled at Papunya. Didn't fuel again until Kunawarritji on the Canning Stockroute. Bear in mind the opening times at Papunya and it can be slow as there was a queue.
...
Forum: Australia 02-10-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,856
Views: 344,176
Posted By ChrisCrossed
The man speaks the truth :D I like the Tenere...

The man speaks the truth :D I like the Tenere too. Owned an old model and they are a world apart esp engine wise.

Sometimes you have to move on, but I did leave the Honda V-twin fold a month or...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Country is way cheaper then metro.

Country is way cheaper then metro.
Forum: Australia 01-11-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,693
Posted By ChrisCrossed
I've often wondered who came up with the term...

I've often wondered who came up with the term "adventure riding" as it relates to what we allegedly do. Most isn't adventurous at all. In fact an average driver in an SUV could go most of the...
Forum: Australia 01-05-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,462
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Seemed business as usual for the Xmas thing in...

Seemed business as usual for the Xmas thing in December (camping out the back, swimming pool in action) although the 12 that turned up didn't stretch the relationship much.

Change is good...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,934
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Plus one on that OFBM. The rules read like...

Plus one on that OFBM.

The rules read like something out of Monty Python. "We're all individuals"...as long as you do what you're told.
Forum: Australia 12-01-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,360
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Sooks. We had a great run. Overcast through the...

Sooks. We had a great run. Overcast through the forests behind Karuah

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k135/haywooc/P1010024.jpg

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k135/haywooc/P1010030.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 10-10-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,360
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Can't see why not :freaky

Can't see why not :freaky
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,203
Posted By ChrisCrossed
I'm in. Arriving Fri with 5 others. Looking...

I'm in. Arriving Fri with 5 others. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Australia 05-20-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,394
Posted By ChrisCrossed
The bike park is just near the main gate and a...

The bike park is just near the main gate and a secondary gate. A couple of minutes walk. I've never ridden on the day but many do so they don't gamble with PI weather.

Lukey Heights grandstand is...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Been there..

My old Ten suffered from this malady.

I replaced the sprag race and the inner wheel/starter gear as indicated in the pics and problem solved.
...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
[QUOTE=GTinAus;18412097]Last heard Nick was in...

[QUOTE=GTinAus;18412097]Last heard Nick was in Orange Hospital in ICU. [QUOTE]

That's no good. I hope he recovers well.

Chris
Forum: Australia 04-08-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Crikey Michael, you've done well wrestling that...

Crikey Michael, you've done well wrestling that thing through the bulldust. Good effort. Lighter bike next year?
Forum: Australia 04-08-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Spectators

Its always been a bone of contention for many who go out to watch. The spectating locations are marked on the sertvice crew notes so that they get a chance to see their charges in action on the odd...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Cry FFS Kelvin...SLOW DOWN!!! But then he wouldn't...

FFS Kelvin...SLOW DOWN!!! But then he wouldn't enjoy himslef half as much... I think :dunno

Anybody know what happened to Nick Blomfield? Hope he's OK. The Pugs are not impressed with this DNF...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Wierd times in the prologue. Pilbara and GTinOz...

Wierd times in the prologue. Pilbara and GTinOz clocked twice the time of the leaders. (9 mins - 18 mins) Love to know what happened. Funny stuff in the nav instructions maybe?
Forum: Australia 04-04-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Yeah best wishes and safe riding to all. Go 82!!...

Yeah best wishes and safe riding to all. Go 82!! Hope that acme of reliability gets you through this time GT!
Forum: Australia 03-28-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Cocklebiddy To Rawlinna is a slow 2 wheel track...

Cocklebiddy To Rawlinna is a slow 2 wheel track composed mostly of limestone. Hard on tyres. Not hard to follow from the southern end at least and there is the occasional hand painted sign to keep...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Thats if you have a few months to wait. Must...

Thats if you have a few months to wait. Must make yet another phone call - I sent mine in November last year. Not the first time either. :ddog

Excellent damper. The endless delays in getting...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,078
Posted By ChrisCrossed
I did indeed. I'm sure it was less than $160 for...

I did indeed. I'm sure it was less than $160 for 2 rads while the best I could do elsewhere was $250 for 1 secondhand unit. I could have bought higher capacity ones for around the $160 landed mark ...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Cry I'm a no show this year too. I've got other fish...

I'm a no show this year too. I've got other fish to fry with the available funds.

Should be a one year deal hopefully because I'll miss it lots.

Chris
Forum: Australia 02-12-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,067
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Another pleasant weekend wandering the...

Another pleasant weekend wandering the Barringtons. Nundle was a good choice. Nice ride over Crawney Gap in each direction. Enjoyed Pages Ck rd immensely. Its eluded me up to now.

The "Black...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,067
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Looks like I'll be wandering up to Nundle for Fri...

Looks like I'll be wandering up to Nundle for Fri night with a few others expected. The weather will regulate what happens after that but I doubt the Barry Rd will be an option with more rain due...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,867
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Those BSA coves had no idea. After only 45 years...

Those BSA coves had no idea. After only 45 years this is what they turn in to.

http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k135/haywooc/Lightning/Lightning001.jpg

Now where's me dust coat and beret...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 15,802
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Had the same problem. A couple of years back I...

Had the same problem. A couple of years back I bought a set of Sport Readers, which are small half-moon shaped magnifying lenses you glue into goggles jast at the bottom of the eye line.

When...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 110,912
Posted By ChrisCrossed
My old one did that. Tried cleaning and greasing...

My old one did that. Tried cleaning and greasing the cable, and from memory,the drive box. It did no good. Replaced the cable and all fixed.

Other than that you'll have to find another one or...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By ChrisCrossed
'Muse' at the Broke Road/Wine Country Drive...

'Muse' at the Broke Road/Wine Country Drive intersection.
Forum: Australia 10-26-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Weestrom? How long do you want to take? ...

Weestrom? How long do you want to take?

Wisemans - StAlbans (Settlers Rd) - cross bridge at StA and back to Webbs Ck - TR at toilet block then TR at Bicentennial Rd, TR at Wheelbarrow Ridge FT,...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By ChrisCrossed
Its been closed for 25 years except for walkers...

Its been closed for 25 years except for walkers and mtn bikes. And the Buddhists as far as 10 Mile Hollow via the powerline rd.

There are roads in that area that are dirt but I can't think of a...
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