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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 12:14 am »
Steve, I usually do it at least once if not twice a year on a classic bike with a few mates from Taree doing a loop ride Wauchope, Walcha, Gloucester back to Taree, usually alternate direction, I love the mountain section of Thunderbolts. Bikes including Katana, XJ900, CB350/4, RD400. Fastest run up the Oxley to Gingers Creek was probably on the FJR being pushed by Buddy on the 14  :stir:

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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 06:08 am »
The 210km from Wauchope to Enfield Rd Yarrowitch and back is the best. If you keep going from Enfield Rd to Walcha it's 60km of boring highway.https://www.google.com.au/maps/dir/-31.3158327,151.979145/Wauchope+NSW/@-31.4031114,152.0734097,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x6b75fed355a47327:0x50609b490441fc0!2m2!1d152.7325131!2d-31.4721352!3e0
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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 05:18 pm »
Same goes for Thunderbolts, Pete. Boring between Walcha and Nowendoc, but they made the roads like that so we can wear the centre out.

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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #18 on: Thursday, 19 July 2018, 05:11 pm »
Anyone coming up from down south?? looks like Boof is gunna make the journey from Victoria :o …… and he'd probably like company 

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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #19 on: Thursday, 19 July 2018, 05:41 pm »
Hey Chris!  Nice to see ya!   Where ya been?   So, you putting your place up as a rest stop then?
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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #20 on: Thursday, 19 July 2018, 06:49 pm »
Hi Ragu 😜
I just may attend, but its still to far to comit 🙈

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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #21 on: Thursday, 19 July 2018, 08:06 pm »
Bielie it's an excused to get out of Canberra. I'd be committing to that as early, and as often, as possible :)  (if I were silly enough to live there).
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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #22 on: Friday, 20 July 2018, 05:29 am »
Hi Ragu 😜
I just may attend, but its still to far to comit 🙈

Bielie
No rest stop at my place as I won't be there, hope all is well.
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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #23 on: Friday, 20 July 2018, 07:05 pm »
Hi Jeff
All is very well thanx, was just caught up with my own stuff.

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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #24 on: Sunday, 29 July 2018, 09:34 pm »
I got notification from Ingo today. I'm in just need to book a room.  :boogie: :boogie: :boogie:
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« Reply #25 on: Friday, 03 August 2018, 12:12 pm »
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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #26 on: Thursday, 30 August 2018, 09:26 pm »
I'll be there.
I'll ride up Friday night from newcastle if anyone wants a riding buddy. I will stay in Port Macquarie though as my wife lives there.
Might bring her along on the back depending I'm what pace you guys usually set?
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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #27 on: Saturday, 01 September 2018, 01:10 pm »
Hi Vlad. Just booked  room #6 which is a queen + single. On my own if anyone wants to share a room.

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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #28 on: Sunday, 02 September 2018, 05:58 am »
I'll be there.
I'll ride up Friday night from newcastle if anyone wants a riding buddy. I will stay in Port Macquarie though as my wife lives there.
Might bring her along on the back depending I'm what pace you guys usually set?
Hi Dan
I have a few comments on this:
1. Sorry I can't ride up with you as I won't be in Oz.
2. I would leave her in Port Mac so you can get into it if you want.
3. Pace, well some may not leave the pub if it is to cold or raining, ride the Oxley to your limit or bring the wife along.
Main thing is enjoy it, I always have.

Jeff

P.S. Just remembered you can also go to a Massage Parlour instead of the ride.
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Re: MCR10 Ride the Oxley Highway Wauchope 2018
« Reply #29 on: Monday, 03 September 2018, 08:47 am »
Not sure if this is the best place for this post.
Came from Walcha to Gingers Creek yesterday morning - roadworks on our side of the road in the twisty bit coming in to Gingers Creek (fairly long patches from the road's edge and about 0.5m wide)  - soft loose bitumen had the rear squirrelling around a bit.
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