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Old 09-01-2017, 03:25 PM   #1
nev
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Default 2016, as seen by my Spot

Another year is in the mirror, and it was a year which had a lot of riding. After being made redundant at the end of 2015 I had plenty of time for job searching, or riding, mainly riding....

January
Started the year by going to Leongatha for a couple of nights with Jo and doing a bit of riding out along the grand ridge road and Tarra Bulga NP.



I did a loop out to Talbot



Jo and I joined the Austouring 10th anniversary beerathon in Eskdale




February

A dayloop with a lunch stop in Colbinabbin



I cooked up some alphabet soup



A dayride to Mt Macedon



A dayride out to Alma



A dayride to Ballarat and Geelong



Jo and I spent a weekend away to Corryong with the OpenRoad Tourers




March

Jo and I spent 8 days in Tassie



A dayride through Woods Point



I dayride up to the Hay Plains




April

On April 1 I met up with John and Johnny in Yea. I'm not sure if they were the April Fools or if it was me.



Jo and i went to Hamilton for an overnighter



I made a quick overnight dash to Sydney to attend a funeral of a fellow FarRider



May

I attended the FarRide in Lobethal, it was planned as a dayride but I did spend a few hours snoozing in my swag in a truck stop on the way.



June

I started not just a new job but a new career in June so there was no time for riding

July

I attended the Iron Butt of Australia inaugural muster in Parkes which included an iron butt length ride (1600+km/24hrs) to get there



Jo and I joined the OpenRoad tourers for their overnighter to Tungamah



August

Jo and I went for an overnighter to Ararat




There was no riding in September


October

Jo and I attended the Golden Dragon Rally in Tarnagulla again



Jo and I spent a couple of weeks on the roads heading to Qld and back




November

Jo and I attended the Domino Rally in Mitchell River NP



Jo and I joined the Openroad Tourers for an overnight ride to Barham




December

Jo and I joined other Austourers for an overnighter in Bruthen




The entire year looked like this



Total km for the year,

26,290km on the Super Tenere
6,187km on the Terra.
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Old 09-01-2017, 03:27 PM   #2
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very kewl Nev
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Old 09-01-2017, 05:32 PM   #3
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I like your map of Tassie, mate!
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Old 21-01-2017, 08:15 AM   #4
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Thanks for sharing that . I'm getting off my arse and going for a ride now .
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