Archive for 2009

Nice local roads – Stoney Chute

  To or from Nimbin are a number of decent roads, the original north has been under repair for a decade but this side road which used to be rough was sealed and makes for good alternative. Sorry I have no photos since moving the blog but shall revisit in […]

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Nice local roads – The Channon

Dunoon to Nimbin via The Channon is another route that used to be gravel but once sealed is a nice ride. From The Channon you can ride on to Turntable creek and make a detour to Mount Nardi then on to Nimbin.  Good for people who like to explore, less […]

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Nice local roads – Goonengerry to Eltham

Near the village of Federal is the district of Goonengerry and here starts Repentence creek road. Along this road if you have ADV bike is the Minyon falls, gravel but not hard for any bike. There are two choices then south to Clunes via Rosebank and Eureka or on via […]

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Nolan N43 Helmet review

Update 2018 – still using this helmet – best I have ever owned. Replaced liner and visor and also have the N44 helmet to replace this one but find myself grabbing it when I go overseas as it is so good. Update 2012. The N43 is now released in Australia […]

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Nice local roads – Billinudgel to Federal

There was a back road route I used to like using the old pacific highway (Tweed Valley Way) service roads down to Biilinudgel then you can ride the Tunnel road to Coolamon scenic drive to Mullumbimby then on to Coorabell where you take road of same name to Federal. From […]

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Nice local roads – Burringbah

Another ‘old road’ as in former part of the Pacific highway exists south of Murwillumbah and is now called the Tweed valley way. But to bikers this is the Burringbah range. Not overly long but beautifully surveyed sweepers with passing lane and great surface. I often would detour to ride […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads – Falls Creek

  Besides the Great Alpine Road Victoria offers another excellent ride over the high country via Falls creek. This used to be gravel but is all sealed and some people claim a better ride than the GAR as far as scenery goes. I have not completed this, last time I […]

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Nice local roads – Bunya Mountain

The Bunya mountains are about as far as I would ride north from Brisbane but well worth the effort. I came via Yarraman and from Maidenwell there was a very steep climb with excellent views. The western side was narrow the southern side reasonable road, bit uneven but plenty of […]

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BMW City Pants

BMW City Pants.   I have purchased some new riding pants. My old draggin jeans no longer fit me and was looking for something better. For about the same money these pants from BMW have a special soft armor in the hip and knee that shapes itself somewhat and an […]

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