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Offline Regi T

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2018, 12:25:01 AM »
*Originally Posted by kenw [+]
Regi T, I've done the GOR a few times by bike.  I know what you mean.  I love the OS tourists (usually Asian) who just stop their rental van in the middle of the road to take photos, often next to a "no photos here" sign.  They seem oblivious to the traffic snarls they cause.
You got it in one there Kev  :169:

Hoping that wind hasn't caused too much fatigue for you guys, sure takes the fun out of an otherwise great ride.  But 6 km/L? That's crazy economy, and I'd imagine the price per litre is too. Equating to only 120 (ish) per tank.

Keyless start, don't want it, don't need it, something else to go wrong and cause inconvenience. Just hope yours is trouble -free from here-on in.

Looks like you'll be clocking up the kays big-time with the upcoming High Country trip (one of my fav places) and the two AGMs. What an awesome bike to do it on  :152:

Ride safe and keep those pics coming,

Cheers.

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2018, 09:09:37 AM »
What a great adventure :062:. Great pictures , safe trip. :047:

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #12 on: September 01, 2018, 09:54:58 AM »
My bad, Regi.  Getting around 6L/100km.  So more like 16km/L.  Sound better?
Highest price so far has been $2.00/L.
Off the Nullarbor now, so prices will be lower until I get to the north-west.

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #13 on: September 02, 2018, 12:20:04 AM »
Yeah I thought your figures were a little out Ken, but who am I to challenge you?? You're there and I'm not  :002:

2 bucks a litre is not too bad, considering where you are, but it could be worse I suppose  :006:

Here's hoping the weather is being a bit more friendly for a more enjoyable ride.

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2018, 11:02:59 AM »
no spot movement since the 5th october
anyone heard anything about what may be happening ??????????

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #15 on: November 01, 2018, 12:19:47 PM »
Sounds like a fantastic trip. Would love to ride there one of these days. Safe and fun travels!
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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2018, 12:47:15 PM »
Ride Report. Please do a live ride report - and pictures too. Be safe out there and keep the rubber side down!

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2018, 02:55:44 AM »
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well ill not be waiting
i read the blog  :211: and they pulled the pin on the ride and shipped the bikes back home it seems

where are they alert over

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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #18 on: November 02, 2018, 04:38:44 PM »
oh wow. I hope nothing bad happened...
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Re: Ken & John's round Oz trip
« Reply #19 on: November 02, 2018, 07:20:31 PM »
*Originally Posted by kenw [+]
Observing the fuel fills and reported remaining kms, I've come to the conclusion that the remain kms figure allows for a reserve of 2 litres.
Seems reasonably accurate if I take that into consideration, ie at indication of 0km left, there is still 2L in the tank.
I'm getting around 6 km/L.  (Have had some very windy conditions.)
Same here, just filled 18,2 liters after 0km remaining range showed for the last 10km. So at least 2 liters remained when 0 range showed.

 


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