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Old 11-23-2012, 02:28 PM   #8281
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Nice footage..thanks.

Will the insurance company let you buy the wreck? Talk to Masterbrewer about that tactic... There's enough parts available on the net to fix it, surely?
Trev I deal with a few insurance companies, here in SA you can or could as KYM did repair a economical write off (can't interstate) & SA want's to follow the eastern states.
To me it's crazy, just because it's cheaper to write it off does not mean it stuffed.
I would check before going ahead just in case they have changed the rules already..

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Old 11-23-2012, 03:17 PM   #8282
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After leaving Razorback and heading towards WIlpena there is one particularly nasty left hander that almost caught me out the first time (and I still keep an eye out for it);
As you are riding along you are on a gentle downhill and can see the road about 800 meters in front of you going straight ahead so you pin it, but as you crest a small rise the actual track does a sharpish left then a right (for no apparent purpose).
Looks like similary country to where the above photos were taken.
FWIW

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Any chance of giving a map location,if its that bad it should be sign posted, there was a corner down the murray flats a bit like that,it had no sign on it for the unsuspecting out-of-towners,after it got its name (million dollar corner) it was signposted as a sharp right hander and the accident person retired on the payout.
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:52 PM   #8283
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Any chance of giving a map location,if its that bad it should be sign posted, there was a corner down the murray flats a bit like that,it had no sign on it for the unsuspecting out-of-towners,after it got its name (million dollar corner) it was signposted as a sharp right hander and the accident person retired on the payout.
Here's where Craig (OzJuJu) came off(it's about 2.2km from the Blinman Rd Junction).......


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Old 11-23-2012, 05:08 PM   #8284
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After leaving Razorback and heading towards WIlpena there is one particularly nasty left hander that almost caught me out the first time (and I still keep an eye out for it);
As you are riding along you are on a gentle downhill and can see the road about 800 meters in front of you going straight ahead so you pin it, but as you crest a small rise the actual track does a sharpish left then a right (for no apparent purpose).
Looks like similary country to where the above photos were taken.
FWIW

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Tim there's a dirt road near Williamstown the same, looks like the road connects up to the next section you can see but when you come over the rise it turns... I almost got caught 3 times & on the 4th broke my leg.

It took the injury to enbed it into my brain..DOH

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Old 11-23-2012, 06:53 PM   #8285
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I always get caught on 3 chain road just south of Cambrai heading south, there's a R/H Crest off camber just after a road off to the left.



I was following Sol on our last ride at a brisk pace & I kept thinking,
"I'm not gunna get caught out this time, I'm really gunna concentrate I know exactly where it is"
& then boof the fucker got me again...

Not a lot, but just enough to have a loose bike for a second...
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:14 PM   #8286
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I always get caught on 3 chain road just south of Cambrai heading south, there's a R/H Crest off camber just after a road off to the left.



I was following Sol on our last ride at a brisk pace & I kept thinking,
"I'm not gunna get caught out this time, I'm really gunna concentrate I know exactly where it is"
& then boof the fucker got me again...

Not a lot, but just enough to have a loose bike for a second...
Yep, saw a young guy break his collarbone on that tree. If whoever is responsible for road signs replaced the missing 'intersection' sign, that bend wouldn't cause such worry.
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:27 PM   #8287
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Here's where Craig (OzJuJu) came off(it's about 2.2km from the Blinman Rd Junction).......

Acording to my GPS the actual site is about 3k's north of this bend. I was doing 44k/h leading up to the bend and slowing down. The damage to me and the bike is ridiculus considering the relatively low speed, gentle corner and road conditions. I am putting it down to a few things I did wrong, 1. way to cautious with regard to keeping left on the crest, 2. Too relaxed and I should have been standing up ( I think I was acutally singing a Hunters and Collectors song just as I hit the crest), 3. Too much front brake once I realised I had know where to go I locked up and released, by that time it was waaay too late to try and turn the fully loaded bike. 4. I picked a beautiful line through the trees, but tunnel vision made me miss the bloody big rock half buried in the dirt. 5. The Touarance tyres are ok while you are travelling along a nice flat dirt track but don't try any emergency braking techniques 6. My inexperience, hell I have only be riding motorcycles for a year.
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Old 11-24-2012, 12:30 AM   #8288
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I always get caught on 3 chain road just south of Cambrai heading south, there's a R/H Crest off camber just after a road off to the left.

I was following Sol on our last ride at a brisk pace & I kept thinking,
"I'm not gunna get caught out this time, I'm really gunna concentrate I know exactly where it is"
& then boof the fucker got me again...

Not a lot, but just enough to have a loose bike for a second...
See, I find it advantageous to keep an eye on the treeline myself, sometimes very closely
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Old 11-24-2012, 12:37 AM   #8289
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Quick preview of Day 2 up the Flinders. Brachina, Bunyeroo then Glass Gorges.
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:26 AM   #8290
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Quick preview of Day 2 up the Flinders. Brachina, Bunyeroo then Glass Gorges.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:42 AM   #8291
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:44 AM   #8292
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:20 PM   #8293
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Any chance of giving a map location,if its that bad it should be sign posted, there was a corner down the murray flats a bit like that,it had no sign on it for the unsuspecting out-of-towners,after it got its name (million dollar corner) it was signposted as a sharp right hander and the accident person retired on the payout.
As best as I can guess from Google Maps, I reckon it is at S 31.443 E 138.637.
I'm not technolgically advanced enought to copy and paste satellite images. Sorry.
The next time I'm there I will ping it on a GPS and report back.
I'll also take a red painted lid from a paint can, a roofing nail and a hammer and nail it to a tree.
The corner is certainly in the vicinity of OzJuJu's off; I would think within a Kay or so.
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Old 11-25-2012, 08:36 PM   #8294
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about write offs

Hello Everyone
Is the bike a statuory or repairable write off? That will decide against insurance companies descisions on its fate I had a 08 KLR that didnt look too badly damaged but at $4500 the nisurance co wrote it off that however was with comprehensive insurance
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Old 11-25-2012, 09:15 PM   #8295
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I always get caught on 3 chain road just south of Cambrai heading south, there's a R/H Crest off camber just after a road off to the left.



I was following Sol on our last ride at a brisk pace & I kept thinking,
"I'm not gunna get caught out this time, I'm really gunna concentrate I know exactly where it is"
& then boof the fucker got me again...

Not a lot, but just enough to have a loose bike for a second...
Sorry mate, I should have warned you about that nasty off camber corner, I often forget about it & hit it too fast & need to quickly stand up on the pegs & drift the bike quite a bit to get around it ok..

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Yep, saw a young guy break his collarbone on that tree. If whoever is responsible for road signs replaced the missing 'intersection' sign, that bend wouldn't cause such worry.
Thats because 'they' are too busy putting up & maintaining their 'No Motorbikes' signs on the sides of the road..
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