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Offline Fernando

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G'day mate
« on: April 16, 2018, 00:50:23 »
Hello blokes,

I recently moved to Australia and had to sell my V-strom before leaving UK. It was sad but nothing buying another v-strom can't fix  lol
I thought in sharing a few pictures of my first rides near Brisbane, Queensland.
Some remarks:
- It does rain in Australia.
- I can see Wales through the potholes in some aussie roads.
- There is something new and very exciting, gravel roads, loads and loads of gravel roads kilometers.
- Once you get off the main  routes, roads are fairly empty, which is very good.
- Landscape change a lot very quickly, from the coastline - rainforest/mountain - flatlands agricultural - desert if you carry on west.

Hope you like the pictures and happy to host the next V-strom UK meeting in Australia  lol
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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2018, 06:45:02 »
Ahh, a classic Strom and fantastic scenery! Great pics, thanks for sharing!
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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2018, 07:24:33 »
 :welcome2: to you, fine roads there!

Offline Barbel Mick

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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2018, 09:44:36 »
 :thumb:
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Offline MartinW

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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2018, 10:50:14 »
Mildly jealous here .....
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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2018, 12:37:05 »
Great pics, and the rain  lol  :thumb:
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Offline Stevej

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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2018, 13:44:05 »
Funnily enough I did the reverse - owned a v-strom 650 when I lived in Queensland and then bought another one when I came back to the UK.  I still have the one in Aus sitting in my mates garage on the Gold Coast for holiday rides.  Plenty of roads to enjoy in Queensland - Mt Nebo, Mt Glorious, Mt Tamborine - fantastic.  Enjoy and hope to see you on the road over there sometime (I've an orange DL650 2011 with Staintune exhaust).

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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2018, 15:24:27 »
Hello great pics enjoy your new life down under :thumb:
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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2018, 17:50:35 »
Great pics enjoy the bike and those fantastic roads  :thumb:

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Re: G'day mate
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2018, 20:24:23 »
Hello Fernando
When you sold your bike did you get a bit more because of that shiny bolt I fitted for you  :)
Nice pics   :thumb: