A little rough ride.
Ockerstrom has gone down south for Chrissy so I rode a little way with him. We rode through the Blue Mountains down to Hartley and along the Cox's river road with a little easy dirt and up to Hamden and on to Oberon for an espresso. Well that bit was easy, but the next bit was the roughest bit of back road I can remember riding. Oberon to Rockley is about 34 kms, 28 of it was hard packed base with embedded rocks, all covered with 1-3" of sandy gravel. If that wasn't, enough it was corrugated the whole way. Bloody hell! At a few points the vibration near had my hand shaken off the bar!! The continuous corrugations were worse than any I experienced out back of Broken Hill ( my favourite city)
The Strom survived just fine.
So if you want to brush up your dirt skills, this is a good road to practice on. It really is rougher than any twin track I,ve ridden and probably single track too. My suspension is set up for sealed roads but .......
Saturn 5 ..... Now with loose fillings.