Roamin’ to Roma

C – This morning started out slow as we lazed in the sun and enjoyed our morning hot drinks slowly. We eventually packed up camp and hit the road, this time joining the A2 highway and making our way towards the town of Roma. Today would be a little less exciting riding, as the highway…

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Screech screech screech!

C – After a long discussion about where to from here last night, it is decided that we will head west towards family and friends, rather than going north first. Going north would be wonderful (particularly the weather!) but the call of home is now quite strong and the fact that we both slept for…

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Tea makes me pee.

C – It was a beautiful day and we were keen to get riding into the Glasshouse Mountains. We left Bill and Collette’s mid-morning and ventured out into the lovely sunshine. It was not long, however, until I really started to notice the difference between the Honda CT110 and the Lifan 125 engine. Normally, I…

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Where the bloody hell are they?

C – After spending some time riding around Brisbane with RD this morning, we were unable to find Todd some new RJays panniers. He opted for some canvas bags from the army surplus store instead, knowing these would do ok until we got home. T – Brisbane has really grown on me and it is…

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Rosie is licensed….to kill…

C – An exciting day ahead! We would get Rosie to be road legal in Australia! We woke up early and got on the road towards One Ten Motorcycles nice and early. After negotiating all the back roads up to Caboolture, we pulled into Joe’s shop. I was feeling a little nervous about the potential…

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Can we go now?

T – The rest of the weekend passed uneventfully. We prepared Mabels new engine to go in, which basically involved drilling out the top engine mount, and enjoyed the luxury of being able to use a washing machine! Ahh the little joys! Actually, one thing we both have enjoyed is being able to flush toilet…

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Postie bikes every bloody where!

T – After crashing out into a very deep sleep at the very early hour of 730 last night I woke up at 430am today and felt very refreshed. C – Despite waking up at a definitely ungodly hour, I had a great sleep and felt ready and raring to go! Perhaps transitioning back into…

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Tombs of the rich and famous

T – Now that we had taken care of the bikes and no longer had to clean them up, we decided to head out and walk the streets of the city. It was pretty quiet today thanks to a national flag holiday. Most shops were closed so we felt like we had the place all…

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Strapped and wrapped.

T – Well we did another pile of cleaning. Going over the bikes again and again. Every crack and fold in the metal was gleaming and eventually the wet wipes and rags stopped coming away with dirt on them. The engines were scrubbed to the point where the paint was coming off, so they are…

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