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Old 12-14-2008, 01:35 AM   #1
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Moonan Flats ride - a local Aus ride

Firstly, I'd like to apologise for the quality of the pics...I hadn't used the camera for a while and there was issues (with me - not the camera!)

Starting off in Dural and a reasonable stable of willing mounts

Getting a little greasy and time to get the wets on - meanwhile oodeano puts on a little display of walking on slippery roads

At the top of the Watagans - we're up so high you can see the curvature of the earth - plus you can see we've had just a little bit of rain!

34 degrees and time to shed some outer layers

Mmmm - seems we're a bike and rider short. Anyone know what happened to Rigs?

Hey Rigs - you down there mate??

Gees, it was hard enough riding up the bloody hill and now you want me to walk down

oodeano is a champion - puts his life on the line in the call of duty and gets a mud pack at no extra charge

Parents, lock up your kids and barricade the doors - there's freaking monsters about

Ahh, Rigs..there you are - 35 degree temps and a long slog up the side of a very steep hill. Heat exhaustion sets in. did well

Steve showing us how a water crossing should be done. Over the 2 days we went through a serious amount of these.

Barrington national park - a beautiful part of the world

The inmates take a well earned rest

Going down the western side of the Barringtons

Dirt roads and great scenery - does it get any better than this

We make it to Moonan Flats pub and it's time to get serious

A sprinkling of the ADV fleet

Day 2 and not many pics - to busy just riding great roads with great people.

The only time we had time to take any photos - the result of the rains and wind we'd been experiencing over the last few days.

Over all - a fantastic time and many thanks everyone - cheers guys and girls
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Old 12-14-2008, 02:55 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by carmima

Dirt roads and great scenery - does it get any better than this

No it doesn't . Wish I was there
I wondered why the frisbee was getting bigger , and then it hit me.
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Old 12-14-2008, 03:30 AM   #3
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excellent ,bit of carnage there,great pics
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Old 12-14-2008, 06:12 AM   #4
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Great pics I especially like the ones of Barrington national park!
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Old 12-14-2008, 12:18 PM   #5
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Was a fun ride with no accidents. The mighty DR's are such a geat value, do everything bike... Nice to see you guys were still having some good ride time on the way home.
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Old 12-14-2008, 04:53 PM   #6
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Nice Report Mark, well done.

Deano loves being dirty .... rofl.

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