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RUST magazine: RUST Australia Special

RUST magazine: RUST Australia Special We join Touratech on a three-week adventure ride into The Outback! The guys at Touratech HQ had a seriously busy 2016, so what did they do to find some stress relief at the end of the year? Yep, they jumped on their bikes and went for an adventure ride! Again, through our special relationship with the T-Team, our editor JB got invited along. And he was so glad he was, as the Outback ride became his ride of the year. Australia is no hidden gem but sometimes it might just be a little underrated – in the words of the Australians themselves: the country is ‘sensational’. So here’s that trip, in JB’s words and pictures (and those of his companions). And we guarantee after reading this you’ll want an Australian adventure of your own. Oh, and keep an eye on Touratech’s website, come June they’ll have a full-length film of the adventure… We trust you’ll enjoy it! JON BENTMAN (Editor, RUST)


BOOKS AND MAPS ● Australia Travel Guide. Lonely Planet Publications, 18th edition nov 2015. ISBn: 9781743213889 note that Lonely Planet now have many online options too, which are cheaper, so if you’re only planning on visiting South australia you can just access eBooks of the sections you need. ● Australia Handy Atlas. hema Maps Pty Ltd, 11th edition 2015. ISBn 9781865009797. neat road map ideal for the tank bag, includes the unsurfaced tracks suitably and clearly identified.

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