The Great Ocean Road

Today was bound to be a long day. I cant help myself sometimes and I just ride for hours. I was looking at around 400kms today to get from camp to the end of the Great Ocean Road. But first Mabel needed a much earned service. So today she gets oil, sparkplug, air filter, new…

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Leaving Adelaide! Yay!

So I’m off again! Sitting in Adelaide on my own while I wait for Chantelle seems so boring. So I’m going to hit the road on Mabel. This time we are heading for the Great Ocean Road and then onto Canberra via The Snowy Mountains. I fly out to Christmas Island on Monday 18th from…

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Homeward bound.

Today was a meandering slow ride type of day. I really didnt want to go home. I love being on the road like this. Still, all in good time this is all we shall be doing! As usual I was up early and packed up by 800. I was pretty keen to check out a…

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Kimba to Streaky Bay

With only 240 k’s to go, I got up early and packed up ready to go by 730. Then it was off into town for a pic with with a big Galah, I’m not the big galah by the way! I grab a pic of the sign on the way out and head west for Streaky.  Once…

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Off to Streaky Bay

So after some nice guy from Facebook helped me out with a heap of new parts, I managed to rebuild Mabel last night under the headlight of my Tenere. These little bikes are so easy to work on! Simple to fix and cheap! Mabel currently runs a Lifan 125 which is brand new, but after…

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Mabel is down but not out!

So today I finished bolting all of Mabel’s new parts on. Heated grips, tool tube, inverter, topbox, plus tidied up some wiring. I thought I would load her up with her panniers and go and do some laundry and fuel up. Im off tomorrow on a 1500km camping trip on her so thought it would…

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Merry Xmas everyone!!

Its a couple of days late thanks to an early xmas present in the form of a nasty cold. We have both been bedridden., coughing and spluttering our way through the last few days.   We hope you all had a great xmas day and spent it doing what you love most with those you…

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The two bikes are here!

We now have both bikes together! Let the farkles begin!   Now that Rosie has joined the fold we will start putting some final touches to her. She came with a set of Australia Post pannier frames and bags, knobbly tyres, a twisted front rack, and a long range tank. We will fit her with…

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