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Roaming the Central Coast. 3....

The weeks of rain have gone at last. Yes the wet is very much needed to fill our very dry dams. Yet it does make riding a real labor of love. With a day off work, the sun shining Jan and I headed out for a small ride. Up north to Catherine Hill Bay first. This is a small coastal mining village with a pub and around a 100 small old miners cottages. Some date back from the 1900s. The locals in this village are fighting off the developers who want to build big resort type accommodation over looking the beautiful beach. After being there today no wonder the locals want their village to stay as it is.
Coal trains used this jetty to get their loads to the anchored ships.

Old huge rusted chain.

Yes it is winter down under here.

There is no sign to say from which ships these anchors came from.

Back on the bike and off further north to Swansea. Now that the Freeway by passes this these coastal towns they have a real touristy feeling about them. They seem sleepy from when I last traveled through th…

R100LT for sale... No not my one. ;-)

Posting this up here in case any of you Aussie readers are interested in what looks to be a very nice LT.

For Sale:

1995 BMW R100LT, Wollongong NSW. All LT extras including comfy seat, heated grips, panniers, top box. Excellent condition, service history, 78000 original km's, original keys, books, service history, haynes manual, sheep skin seat cover. Just had full serviice, all oils, etc. Rego till November 2010. Ready to go, great bike. Selling as I have two LT's and one has to go! Call me on 0448200474 or email Price $7700 ono.