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Finally back in one piece with no leftovers.
A quick test run today then get packing.
We leave in three days and are going straight through the Simpson from Birdsville to Mt Dare along the French line. Then spend a week camped on the track prerunning.

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Where abouts are you thinking of camping?

I'll stop and say hi when pre running
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Where abouts are you thinking of camping?



I'll stop and say hi when pre running


Will camp at bundooma and then rodinga
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Goldentyre rear?
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Goldentyre rear?


Front and rear.
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It will be interesting to see how they hold up to 1,000km of prerunning.
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Looken good Mikal

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Thanks mate!

Had an awesome week out on the track, managed to cram in 7 days riding and covered over 1600km. Took a few days to adjust my eyes and thought processing to the speeds out there but feeling pretty comfortable by the end of the week.

The track is just as rough as ever, they've graded most of the track from around the 200km bonnet to Finke, and there's maybe 15km of graded sections around the 60km mark. The worst part I found was between 80-100km which being hardpack has a hell of a lot of square edges and chop.... The whoops are as big as ever and there's not much rest between 110-170km.

Back at work now for 12 days then flying straight back over on the 5th, will squeeze a couple more days on the track in and rest up for the weekend

Good luck and safe travels to everyone heading over this year, remember there's no point going flat out pre running if you don't make it to race day

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My last big effort today. 200km with only drink stops on a 30 day. Track is flatout from 50km to Deep Well. The big 500 is eating up the harsh rocks and my fat guts are keeping it together through the whoops.
Feeling really good heading into the next fortnight.
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Sounds awesome, I did a ride around the tracks in Coober pedy yesterday, had a blast and felt good considering I've had bugger all time on the bike lately
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