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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #15 on: 27.08. 2018 20:32 »
G'day Lee
No man eating crocodiles in Victoria. Kangaroos can rip your guts out, Redback (Blackwidow) spiders under all dunny seats, Copperheads/Redbelly/Easternbrown snakes, Dropbears and Bushrangers. Makes life/death interesting.
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #16 on: 28.08. 2018 03:20 »
G'day Lee
No man eating crocodiles in Victoria. Kangaroos can rip your guts out, Redback (Blackwidow) spiders under all dunny seats, Copperheads/Redbelly/Easternbrown snakes, Dropbears and Bushrangers. Makes life/death interesting.
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 If you watch most TV over here about Australia, it's mostly about the dangerous wild life.

 Crocodiles, snakes, sharks that jump out of the water...

 I bet there are some really cool places and things to see, but those are not on the television. It's always some giant spider that chews people's faces off and lives under every kitchen sink.

 Here we have cows.

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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #17 on: 28.08. 2018 05:01 »
Friendly kangaroos, cuddly koalas, I don’t think there’s any snakes, “I can’t see any at the moment”, and good beer.
Don’t miss this one, over 300 entered so far, more BSA’s than you can poke a stick at.

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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #18 on: 28.08. 2018 16:36 »
Xrist – you guys know how to sell it. I’m out there somewhere in a week or two; driving Darwin to Alice and then the big red rock - whatever you call it these days. Figured if I go inland I should at least be able to avoid the box jellyfish.

What beer do I want to be supping up there? (hoping this won’t be like an oil thread).
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #19 on: 28.08. 2018 20:40 »
G'day CB.
Just watch out for the child eating dingo's. There are sharks in Alice, ready to take your money! Western Brown, Mulga and Curl snakes and those cute little lizards (6' Goanna's). That is if you get past the Croc's and wild Water Buffalo up Darwin way.
Darwin stubby's https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NT_Draught for the long drive south.
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PS: getting the idea we want to keep this place for ourselves. Quite welcome to visit, spend your money and go home sunburnt. LOL
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #20 on: 28.08. 2018 21:52 »
Xrist – you guys know how to sell it. I’m out there somewhere in a week or two; driving Darwin to Alice and then the big red rock - whatever you call it these days. Figured if I go inland I should at least be able to avoid the box jellyfish.

What beer do I want to be supping up there? (hoping this won’t be like an oil thread).

You should drop into nz whilst you over this way, no snakes or biting insects here.....well there is one spider (probably an Aussie import) that bites but doesn’t kill you, but I’ve never seen one.

None of the beer in oz is much good  *fight* but some is ok in nz see https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/drinks/106398572/michael-donaldson-what-makes-new-zealands-toprated-beer-so-good-the-magic-of-wood
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #21 on: 28.08. 2018 22:47 »
hi guys, off to Sunshine Coast Queensland on the 4th Sept for a short break in the sun, we go every year dont do any extreme sports activities or swimming with the sharks/crocs/box jellies etc so stay pretty safe, have a few lagers and jd,s but generally in cruise mode, cheers
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #22 on: 29.08. 2018 00:08 »
hi guys, off to Sunshine Coast Queensland on the 4th Sept for a short break in the sun, we go every year dont do any extreme sports activities or swimming with the sharks/crocs/box jellies etc so stay pretty safe, have a few lagers and jd,s but generally in cruise mode, cheers
We are located about an hour and a half south of sunshine coast, and about half hour from the Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise) Queensland , Australia
For anyone visiting and end up this way we are happy to have you come through and have a look. Just be sure to call us first to make sure we are in.

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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #23 on: 29.08. 2018 09:34 »
It's not all bad Lee, here's a review from a couple of recent visitors.
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #24 on: 06.09. 2018 07:20 »
Be sure to check out our lovely beaches too

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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #25 on: 06.09. 2018 10:30 »
Hi, yeah did Frazer Island a few years ago saw a couple of Dingos but not snakes or sharks. Wasn’t totally impressed will the biggest pile of sand in the world but had a swim in a fresh water lake, was in a tour Mitsubishi truck doing 100 kl on the beach more impressed when the driver walked it into 4wd at that speed, happy days cheers
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #26 on: 06.11. 2018 00:55 »
All loaded up and driving out the gate here at Mike's Classic Cycle Spares with the Golden Flash and Super Flash all ready for the BSA International Rally 2018
If you see Mike down there be sure to say hi.
For anyone unfortunate to need parts for bikes on the rally (Break Downs 😥), Brett will be back here at the shop ready to take orders and can send Express to any entrants in need.
Safe riding Guys & Girls, Hope to see many pics of all your rides 👍
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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #27 on: 06.11. 2018 01:39 »
 What type of car/truck thingie is that?

 We certainly dont have those here.

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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #28 on: 06.11. 2018 01:51 »
What type of car/truck thingie is that?

 We certainly dont have those here.

 Lee
This is what we call in Australia a "Ute" ( Utility Vehicle), which is a smaller version of your "trucks".
This particular model is a "SS Holden Commodore Ute" I believe you have an Chevrolet "SS" (Impala?) there now that would be the sedan version of this... Same basic platform and running gear as a Chevrolet Camaro

More like a modern day El Camino


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Re: The 2018 International BSA Rally
« Reply #29 on: 06.11. 2018 05:00 »
What type of car/truck thingie is that?

 We certainly dont have those here.

 Lee

Neither do we anymore.

It's a Holden ute (utility). Used to be proudly Made In Australia.

After the best part of a century's production, local automobile production has ceased.