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Old 10-25-09, 07:59 PM   #1
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Two young aussie girls

Thought you guys might like to follow these two young girls riding there bikes from Melbourne to Cairns in Australia and having a ball here is a clip http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=.../4/3UFMT05FwLE and this is there web site http://www.melbournetocairns.com/
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Old 10-26-09, 01:04 PM   #2
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Damn, cool trip, but WHY did they buy touring bikes and racks, then wear backpacks??!
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Old 10-26-09, 01:19 PM   #3
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Damn, cool trip, but WHY did they buy touring bikes and racks, then wear backpacks??!
yeah, they look miserable.
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Old 10-26-09, 02:20 PM   #4
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Can someone who had the time to watch the video tell me if they're haught?
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Old 10-26-09, 02:22 PM   #5
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oh they're haughtties alright.
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Old 10-26-09, 03:12 PM   #6
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Tilman Waldthaler interview

I just posted an interview with Tilman Waldthaler current Australia resident who's about to start a trip from norway to new zealand. check it out here
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This was not the link I was expecting.
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Old 10-26-09, 09:49 PM   #8
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Looking miserable

I dont know how you made out they look miserable mate it is to young ladies riding 4000km for charity were are they miserable?????????????????
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I dont know how you made out they look miserable mate it is to young ladies riding 4000km for charity were are they miserable?????????????????
yeah backpacks may not be for everyone, but it doesn't seem to bother those women much
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I like wearing a backpack in the cooler months to retain heat.
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That is a good question i noticed they had back packs and no panniers but if you go to there web site the address is on the origional post they have panniers. the girls are doing the 4000km ride for donations to a charity which does up old bikes and sends them on to Africa for transport for the poor people there who cant afford transport and can only walk the massive distances in there country
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Heh, I'm confused by their setup too - they're barely carrying anything at all, though. Also, they're sponsored by my LBS - cool.
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My comment that they "look miserable" was a bit of sacrasm.

In the video, these delightful young ladies appear completely carefree and full of life. I thought the "pick" about the backpacks was a little silly....doesn't look like the backpacks bothered them an iota. So I employed a sarcastic comment to point out that the backpacks didn't appear to be working against them at all.

Apparently it didn't work. Oh well. Enjoyed the crap out of their video though and I applaud them for having a blast doing Good Work.

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Bump for SoulfulSpirit
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what is a bump?
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stick around soulfullspirit you'll find out.
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what is a bump?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bump_(Internet)
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Old 10-29-09, 04:29 PM   #18
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thanks for that guys

Guess us old guys can still learn something
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