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Haakon

Not happy, Jan.
The Alfa did 6.4 litres per 100 driving to Launceston from Canberra on one tank. Who needs diesel...?

Next few days on back roads in Tassie I hope to significantly increase that number :)
 

Ultra Lord

Beanie Fitment Specialist
The Alfa did 6.4 litres per 100 driving to Launceston from Canberra on one tank. Who needs diesel...?

Next few days on back roads in Tassie I hope to significantly increase that number :)
You took your bike didn’t you? (The real one, not your roadie).

Tasmanian roads a re gorgeous. Jealous af right now
 

Haakon

Not happy, Jan.
You took your bike didn’t you? (The real one, not your roadie).

Tasmanian roads a re gorgeous. Jealous af right now
No, I brought the roadie - have a date with Mt Wellington on Saturday. No mountain biking this trip - this is a dark mofo culture absorbing trip ;)

Am heading out to Strathgordon tomorrow - roads by God. Damp though, so will endeavour to avoid an imminent tale of the Alfa being put in a ditch...
 
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Ultra Lord

Beanie Fitment Specialist
No, I brought the roadie - have a date with Mt Wellington on Saturday. No mountain biking this trip - this is a dark mofo culture absorbing trip ;)
I’m still upset I missed dark mofo last year because of surgery.......... had tickets for electric wizard, a house booked in hobart and everything. My mates that went had an absolute ball.

Dark mofo is rad.
Mt. Wellington is better on a mtb. Pedal up north west track, burn up to Summit from there on the road, head back down north west to car.
 

Haakon

Not happy, Jan.
I’m still upset I missed dark mofo last year because of surgery.......... had tickets for electric wizard, a house booked in hobart and everything. My mates that went had an absolute ball.

Dark mofo is rad.
Mt. Wellington is better on a mtb. Pedal up north west track, burn up to Summit from there on the road, head back down north west to car.
I’ve done Wellington to the top from glenorchy many times, such a great trail. Haven’t done the roadie climb up from Hobart before on a proper roadie though (have done it once on the hard rubbish find Peugeot 10 speed racer :)

My fitness is fucked though and it’s messed with my mountain mojo. It’s the reason I stacked so hard at Stromlo, strength and coordination crap - roadie will be the focus until I get some fitness and can better apply myself on the trails!

Dark mofo is indeed rad. Last time I was here was when Mogwai played. Amazing! Have tickets for Dirty Three and Subliminal Soundbath and something with the sigur ros guy and the TSO.
 

born-again-biker

Is looking for a 16" bar
No, I brought the roadie - have a date with Mt Wellington on Saturday. No mountain biking this trip - this is a dark mofo culture absorbing trip ;)

Am heading out to Strathgordon tomorrow - roads by God. Damp though, so will endeavour to avoid an imminent tale of the Alfa being put in a ditch...
Did someone say Strathgordon??
Oh yeah. It's Gods own road.



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Haakon

Not happy, Jan.
Is that the road south out of Queenstown?
It is. I did it in a rental Corolla, but blissfully it was a manual. Corollas are not terrible these days when it comes to handling, but a 6 speed manual certainly makes it more “fun”.

Awesome road. The one out to Milford Sound is a blast too. Would love to ride them on a roadie, but too many tourists playing wannabe rally driver to make that fun...
 

Tubbsy

quadragenarian
Staff member
I did a small section of it in a rented JDM Tarago, until I was threatened with various degrading punishments.

Would love to head back in something more appropriate.
 
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