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Old 02-09-2012, 06:32 PM   #76
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Great ride report & pictures, I'm sure it has given many members the urge to come to tassy for a bit of exploring!
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Old 02-09-2012, 08:25 PM   #77
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Desde Mexico !!!!!!

Great report !!!!!!! exelentes fotos !!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:34 PM   #78
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Excellent adventure guys, thanks for sharing

I'm so jealous your report & photos made it even worse

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Old 02-09-2012, 11:19 PM   #79
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Glad you two enjoyed the state.......and Mooned Melbourne they deserve it
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Old 02-10-2012, 02:08 AM   #80
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I've come to the realisation that one can always rely on an excellent RR from Adelaide's own Abbott and Costello.

I was almost as disappointed when it ended as I was when my own Tassie trip ended.

Cheers,
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Old 02-10-2012, 08:19 AM   #81
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Old 02-10-2012, 01:58 PM   #82
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+1 to the Greg & Paul fan club
Gotta love the ride reports, awesome photos and write up.
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Old 02-10-2012, 03:43 PM   #83
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+1 on enjoying the report. Had a great time reading along. Much appreciated!

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Old 02-10-2012, 10:50 PM   #84
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Wrap Up

I’ve had a few people ask about some logistical details regarding our trip so I thought I’d pass on some information that may be of some use.

Costings č

Spirit of Tasmania Ferry (Jan 2012) č
Return Trip (1 Day sailing, 1 shared overnight cabin)
· $542 each return (including motorcycles)
Total cost (everything) for 2 weeks was a little over 1K each

Fuel č

Greg’s DR650 (Dynojet Kit with open airbox, clip in the 3rd position, Staintune exhaust)
· 2777 kms covered (including Geelong Melbourne return)
· 156.38 lt
· Average 17.8 Km/lt
Paul’s DR650 (stock) averaged over 20km/lt during the entire trip

Navigation č


GPS
· Garmin 60cx
· Loaded with Topo Australia, City Navigator, Shonky Maps, Tracks 4 Australia

Books
· Off Road Tasmania (www.roving.com.au)

Maps
· Tasmap 1:250000 (4 map set) (https://www.tasmap.tas.gov.au/do/category/250000TOPO)
· Hema Handy Map Tasmania

Websites
· Parks and Wildlife Service - A Guide to 4WD Tracks in Tasmania (http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/index.aspx?base=7542#1)
· Cruisin' Without Bruisin' - Track Guide and Code of Practice for Recreational Vehicle Users (http://www.parks.tas.gov.au/file.aspx?id=6467)
· Listmap Tasmania on-line maps (http://www.thelist.tas.gov.au/listmap/listmapstart.jsp)

Ride Reports
· There is a stack! Great listing here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218696)

Route Information
· All of the GPS logs for the trip have been uploaded to the Trans Australia Trials website (http://transaustraliatrail.com.au/) under the heading “Tasmanian Loop”
· They have been split into separate files for each day to improve accuracy when loading them on to your GPS
· Don’t forget to support this site by adding any GPS logs you may have
· Each of the individual maps (13 days) can be viewed at ‘Ride with GPS’ (http://ridewithgps.com/users/26382) There is a toggle on the RHS to see a Satellite view


Any other queries - just flick me a PM


Cheers

(Thanks Senfiddy )
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Old 02-11-2012, 11:40 AM   #85
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Great work!
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:23 AM   #86
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Awesome RR, thanks. (except for the pics of you two in your grundies , horrible, just horrible )

Did you finally discover what God Paul was praying/giving thanks to?

Again, great read.
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Old 02-12-2012, 06:43 PM   #87
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Good stuff. Well done in staying focussed on the dirt and tents while the weather was pear shaped.
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Old 02-13-2012, 08:51 AM   #88
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Very nicely done! Thanks for posting.
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Old 02-14-2012, 02:37 PM   #89
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*sigh* The more I read this forum, the more I want to sell my streetbike and get a dual purpose machine. All I need now is $$$ haha.

Looks like you guys had an awesome trip.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:57 AM   #90
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Looks l ike Home

Fantastic report men. Been to Tassie but only in the car. It looks a lot like where I am in the Great Southern of WA, we have big trees here and not quite as many red-necks who want to cut them all down
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