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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #40 on: September 03, 2021, 05:39:36 am »
The next minute at 193 km my fuel light goes on

I have been way too generous with the throttle and find myself 80 km from the closest servo (Aussie for petrol station)


I stop to have a once over the bike at around 210 km and find my exhaust is hanging loose.



Seems someone installed the insert the wrong way around. I swap the busing around and tighten the bolt. The forest is now gloriously thick. I am getting closer to my old home.




I freewheel 4 km down the mountain out of the hidden valley. Imagine bainskloof just more rural and no safety wall.




I make it to the servo in Ingham!!
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #41 on: September 03, 2021, 05:42:08 am »


I stop in Cardwell for a Crab burger and beer and then on to Tully.

My old office and Bakkie next to my bike. I say hi and goodbye to my now ex colleagues.



300 km gravel that was stunning  and some tar.
I end up at my old neighbors house in Mission beach.
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Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #42 on: September 03, 2021, 05:47:14 am »
Today is a rest day and washing and service day.




I got some oil and a oil filter from Yamaha. The bike is on 7400 km now. Mostly me commuting in Brisbane. However I won’t get to a place I can service before 10 000 km. The filter was only due at 10 000 km but I like to keep oil and filters fresh in a wet clutch bike. The oil that came out was still clear so all good.







Washing and lubing my air filter.


Scrubbing the chain. And still undecided if I will set it stiffer or not.
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #43 on: September 03, 2021, 06:23:05 am »
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #44 on: September 03, 2021, 06:40:03 am »
Good man, Great Northern Original. Had a man in my chair recently with multiple fractures in his leg. He'd taken out a Cassowary (yet to come on your trip) with a KTM250. Bird was fine but they also do the stupid thing of running into your path. They are meant to be endangered and I'm not bloody surprised!
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #45 on: September 03, 2021, 06:49:32 am »
Good man, Great Northern Original. Had a man in my chair recently with multiple fractures in his leg. He'd taken out a Cassowary (yet to come on your trip) with a KTM250. Bird was fine but they also do the stupid thing of running into your path. They are meant to be endangered and I'm not bloody surprised!
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #46 on: September 03, 2021, 07:13:01 am »
Ai, dit klink darem maar na heerlik en vars avontuur.

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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #47 on: September 03, 2021, 07:27:55 am »
Lekker man enjoying the RR. See you see ex colleagues, assume that is the banana transport guys, were are you working now or just a break before coming back?
 

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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #48 on: September 03, 2021, 07:43:27 am »
Lekker man enjoying the RR. See you see ex colleagues, assume that is the banana transport guys, were are you working now or just a break before coming back?
Yes Blenners transport.

My wife and kids left early August. Hulle verlang teveel na familie en vriende. Ek het nog maand gewerk. Wil nie brűe verbrand nie.
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #49 on: September 03, 2021, 08:51:19 am »
Lekker man enjoying the RR. See you see ex colleagues, assume that is the banana transport guys, were are you working now or just a break before coming back?
Yes Blenners transport.

My wife and kids left early August. Hulle verlang teveel na familie en vriende. Ek het nog maand gewerk. Wil nie brűe verbrand nie.
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #50 on: September 03, 2021, 09:20:45 am »
Ek wou sę hierdie planning thread raak nou lank. Nie besef hiers 'n report ook nie. Lekker om bietjie ander węreld te sien  :ricky:

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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #51 on: September 03, 2021, 10:32:43 am »
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #52 on: September 03, 2021, 11:23:48 am »
Lekker man enjoying the RR. See you see ex colleagues, assume that is the banana transport guys, were are you working now or just a break before coming back?
Yes Blenners transport.

My wife and kids left early August. Hulle verlang teveel na familie en vriende. Ek het nog maand gewerk. Wil nie brűe verbrand nie.
Met ander woorde jy kom terug??????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #53 on: September 03, 2021, 11:23:58 am »
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #54 on: September 03, 2021, 11:24:13 am »
Ek wou sę hierdie planning thread raak nou lank. Nie besef hiers 'n report ook nie. Lekker om bietjie ander węreld te sien  :ricky:

Daai reus tarrentaal ryk gevarlik  :o
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #55 on: September 03, 2021, 12:58:54 pm »
Lekker man enjoying the RR. See you see ex colleagues, assume that is the banana transport guys, were are you working now or just a break before coming back?
Yes Blenners transport.

My wife and kids left early August. Hulle verlang teveel na familie en vriende. Ek het nog maand gewerk. Wil nie brűe verbrand nie.
Met ander woorde jy kom terug??????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #56 on: September 03, 2021, 03:39:22 pm »
So Tau, gaan jy daai nat nuwe Tenere daar los of bring jy hom saam terug?

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« Reply #57 on: September 04, 2021, 03:13:05 am »
Ek geniet die RR te veel man!
 

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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #58 on: September 04, 2021, 10:02:45 am »
So Tau, gaan jy daai nat nuwe Tenere daar los of bring jy hom saam terug?

Dankie vir die RR. Lyk na baie pret  :ricky:
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Re: Dodging kangaroos, borders and Sheila’s
« Reply #59 on: September 04, 2021, 08:45:29 pm »
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