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Old 14-01-2019, 09:44 PM   #11
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So we get to Sunday. Glitch has his tent packed before the cock next door even thinks about crowing, there are snores traversing the 50 metres or so from the Cruiser boys to us, we have a cup of tea (or coffee) and head for town for breakfast and wait for the servo to open.



after a quick fill where the two bikes took only 100ml different to refill it was off up the valley flat towards Jamieson. Even at 8.46 you can tell it's going to be a cracker day



as we climbed the views got better with each turn



and the continuous focus kept working



and eventually we got to the down up bit





and I got to do a gratuitous my bike in front of the scenery shot



with views going on for ever



after 47km or so and not a single other vehicle to that point we were at the top of the world or as it appears on the map Mt Skene



and if you turn around



heading down into Licola the temp dropped 5 degrees almost instantly the scenery continued to excite and the 4WD people had woken up so there was half a dozen or so dust storms to navigate before we hit the seal which now extends about 11 km from Licola



The Ulysses Club had settled into Licola by the time we got there so listening to an argument between a p^*^k with a cruiser and the guy pumping petrol about who was the most experienced petrol pumper was the highlight and we were soon off.
As we exited the hilly winding part of the road heading south about 20 Ducati riders came towards us at warp speed. I reckon they would have encountered the Ulysses convoy right slap dab in the middle of the best part of the road. That might have been fun to watch from a drone.

Definitely a different sort of riding and views heading towards the coast





with a short stop at Cowwarr weir for a leg stretch



Then home with what turned out about 10km from home to be a slowly deflating rear tyre but it had enough air in the top to get me home and there is now a lovely new on on order.

Great, great weekend.
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Old 15-01-2019, 09:38 AM   #12
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YummYumm!!

Some beaut shots there
A bit of a bummer that it was so hazy....although, at the time we had no idea that Gippsland was getting whipped by gusts up to 80kmh from the north east.

Half of Gippsland's farmland seemed to be in that black-brown wall of swirled up dirt/ dust which chased us west towards Morwell.
Awesome sight in the mirrors, though...and you could just about chew it, too.
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Old 15-01-2019, 09:40 AM   #13
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Old 15-01-2019, 09:43 AM   #14
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Life's priorities...as learned from the Master!






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but as we checked in Glitch said something to the effect of "this is what Doug would do" and purchased some emergency pre dinner supplies so we did not go thirsty


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Old 15-01-2019, 10:19 AM   #15
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Good place: Deb's Cafe in Jamieson.





Climbing towards Mt. Skene...there's a rumble in the Jungle









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