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BobM last won the day on September 8 2017

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About BobM

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    I get more bruises on 8 wheels than I do on 3
  • Birthday 09/21/1961

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  1. Yeppoon 2019

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    Just the dates for Easter. Others are Coming Earlier and leaving later
  2. Yeppoon 2019

    Good Friday falls on the 19th of April. Chook is already booked in at Driftwood from March 28th until April 26th. Who else is making the trek? Don't forget to RSVP on the event to let everyone know you are coming along
  3. Yeppoon 2018

    I was thinking of spending a few days on the road (up the Pacific highway)arriving Monday the 15th and also leaving on the 26th and taking the Leichardt and Newell highways back to Canberra.
  4. Yeppoon 2018

    Have any dates been decided for 2019 yet? or is that in a different thread? BobM
  5. It’s not my problem. Worrying trend.

    Or carry one of these http://beacons.amsa.gov.au/about/beacon-types.asp
  6. Harden 2018

    Looks like this is on again 13 Oct 2018 https://www.hilltopsphoenix.com.au/harden-kite-festival-2/ https://www.facebook.com/events/155472345068938/
  7. Currarong Beach NSW

    Glad you liked it. Did you go all the way past the headland (where the beach changes shape and consistency) It works in a N.E er when seven mile is at all the wrong angles
  8. Kite and buggy storage

    I take the rear wheels off the buggy and hang it from "bike hooks" in the ceiling - they take up less floor plan that way. I also have a cupboard, that would be just "hanging space" if you put clothes in it, packed neatly with kites and kite related stuff (harness etc)
  9. Sydney Guys

    try taking all the spaces out of the URL. Google maps and Extreme Kites seem to disagree about things, so I added the spaces. There is a dirt track off the road to Currarong (which is at the co ordinates in the url). There is a car park and a track down to the beach. It is definitely a two person job to get my large buggy back up from the beach to the car park (I had my wife with me to help out). Next time you are down that way, check it out for NE winds tending Northerly
  10. Sydney Guys

    That's why I migrated down to Hammerhead last weekend - the beach is at a different angle to the prevailing winds and if the wind becomes a bit more northerly then the beach accommodates the upwind leg a lot better. put this into google maps for a location h t t p s://w w w . g oogle.com.au/maps/@-34.9955245,150.7880225,18.25z
  11. Sydney Guys

    Was there on the weekend, but the wind was more for hammerhead point. I could see beach all the way south from the surf club to the breakwater
  12. Sydney Guys

    Had a great solo session on Saturday at Hammerhead Point - the wind was just about perfect for runs both north and south of the point. Not too many people to dodge around as well as a couple of eagles and large gulls that floated in the breeze as well. Pulled the pin on Sunday in an attempt to get home during daylight hours. Now I just need to clean the gear and pack it up again until December
  13. Poker Face @ Kingston 2018

    So you'll be joining us at Seven Mile on the Sunday ?
  14. Sydney Guys

    Looking at those charts, I think I'll start at the Shoalhaven Heads Surf Club at 3pm on both Saturday and Sunday and see if we can buggy towards the river mouth or need to move to hammerhead pt for a beach run.
  15. Sydney Guys

    Looking at http://www.myweather2.com/City-Town/Australia/New-South-Wales/Nowra/14-Day-Forecast.aspx and it seems reasonable for Saturday and/or Sunday Anyone else interested in a run on Seven Mile beach
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