Adelaide run, Feb 22-23

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    At this stage, I'm booked in to work in Adelaide the weekend of 21-23 Feb.
    I'm thinking of taking a few days off either side and riding over.
    Follow the coast over, thru Warrnambool, Mt Gambier, maybe in through Victor Harbour (not sure yet) and into Adelaide for work. Then after the Sunday 23, head out towards Hahndorf for a wander. Then the Barossa for lunch on one day.
    Wander on back to Melbourne over the next few days - no rush trip.

    If anybody wants to tag along, be awesome, single or two up. Even if you want to do the coast run to the border and return.
    Anyways, thought I'd throw it up and see what happens..
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    im keen as fcuk for this trip, pencil me in.
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    Yep yep but will only know closer to the time
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    I suppose, why not.:dontknow:
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    Touch base. I can provide a few routes that are slightly ‘lesser known’ and can put you in touch with a few locals. I may not be in Adelaide next year but can still help out.

    My birthday that weekend too so yay!!

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    Give me a yell if you're going through Warrnambool
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    Will do.
    Be a fair chance as I want go via Mt Gambier and beats the hell out of going via Hamilton.
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    I might be able to wing a quick trip through the Adelaide Hills ................. ;)
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    This is the ride I've wanted to do for a long time...I'm going to try & organise the time off :hot::hot::hot:
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    These will be mid week, so hopefully less traffic.
    And there will be small stretch, coffee, lunch, roadside yoga stops along the way..
    And if it needs to be 3 days, then we can

    Thinking along these lines..
    Day 1 (Portland caravan park cabin - pub - hotel)
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    Day 2
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    Just confirmed with my work that I am indeed good for this. I will be working on the weekend which sucks, but at least won't be annual leave for the trip :)
    Looks like I'll be going 2 up over. I'm going to start working on a route and where we'll be staying on the way over and back..
    Stay tuned ...
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    I'm still in...Plan away Otta...I'm flying solo as always...will get to Adelaide with you...crash the night at Motel...then leave early next morning to head home...Have daughters 16th so need to be back :bigthumbsup::bigthumbsup::bigthumbsup:
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    At this stage, this is what I am planning as I will be two up and we'll be needing a back and leg stretch.

    • Wednesday 19th Feb: Torquay to Port Fairy caravan park
    Capture.JPG

    • Thursday 20th Feb: Port Fairy to Robe Caravan Park
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    • Friday 21 Feb: Robe to Adelaide (maybe a detour to Victor Harbor if time permits)
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    From Monday 24th everyone on their own. We'll be going out to the Barossa somewhere for lunch, (maybe hire a car for the day as I'm a non drinker) and returning to Adelaide

    Tuesday - Prob Adelaide to Mt Gambier
    Wed - Mt Gambier to Royal Mail @ Dunkeld for lunch and onto (Mortlake or Lake Bolac or Warrnambool, or somewhere around the area)
    Wed or Thursday back home

    ** This is not a race nor an "iron butt" challenge to get there. It's a way to get to Adelaide that I haven't gone before. It's a stop along the way. Have a break, stretch, drink, snack, photos.
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    great ride . stop at Hahndorf ?