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The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby AUbicycles » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:31 am

Don't be offended by the title, we are talking about two Mongolian towns called Mörön and how two mates (Tom Doig and Tama Puglsley) thought it would be a genius idea to ride 1487km from one Mörön to the other Mörön. The result is a book that is described as being 'hilarious'.


Book publisher Allen and Unwin have five copies of this book for five BNA readers - so you have a fantastic chance to win yourself a copy.

Just a little creativity from your side, in less than 25 words answer this question:
Question: If you were on a tight budget, which remote location would cycle and why?


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For more details on the book and where you can grab a copy, visit: Allen und Unwin: Moron to Moron



Total prize value: $124.95
Start Date: April 9. 2012
End Date: April 22. 2012
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Postby Ozkaban » Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:08 pm

A trans US odyssey. From Obscure Way CL, Texas to Cheat Lake West Virginia, Winner in South Dakota then to Discovery Bay, CA and finally to Disgraceland, Illionois.
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Re: The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby familyguy » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:18 pm

I'd head off from Sydney on a loaded tourer and ride via the following destinations:

Bong Bong, NSW
Wagga Wagga, NSW
Grong Grong, NSW

I'd do my best to catch my own food, and camp along the way.

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Postby norbs » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:43 pm

Down the Darling and Murray River. 2 men in a tinnie style.
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Postby HappyHumber » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:43 pm

I'd make a bee-line for Damboring, here in WA. A lack of attractions would assure budget accommodation. And probably vice versa for that matter.
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Postby rkelsen » Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:33 pm

I'd ride to Dingee (Vic) to see if it lives up to it's name... :lol:
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Re: The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby scotto » Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:59 pm

always wanted to ride to Tassie - its downhill after all - via Mount Buggery, before settling in at Egg and Bacon Bay. hmmmm bacon.........
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Postby elantra » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:03 pm

Up here in the wet sub-tropics there are many options.
Ride from Moore to Ogmore for example.
Or Moore to Moreton Bay.
Or Moore to Kenmore.
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Postby TomBikes » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:46 pm

Victorian National High country area, hiked a fair bit there and have friends I could mooch off. :D
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Postby Derny Driver » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:39 pm

Im just dying to do a Trans USA ride from Hallelujah Junction California, along the Queens highway to Hell, Cayman Islands. A lazy 4700km!
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Postby QuangVuong » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:43 pm

Down Mt Kosciuszko to break 100km/h.
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Re: The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby Walsh95 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:54 pm

Vietnam, from the south to the north, over all the mountains, deserted country lanes and taking my time to enjoy the ocean breeze.
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Postby Saturnstarzz » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:09 am

I'm always poor so location wouldn't matter. Around tassie sounds fun though.
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Postby RonK » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:00 am

Mountain, glacier, forest, lake, river, sea...these are the landscapes that resonate in my mind. And these are the reasons I will ride the Carretera Austral through Patagonia - Chile and Argentina to the Fin del Mundo.
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Postby KonaCommuter » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:11 am

Logan - to be nominated for bravery
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Postby Dan » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:11 am

Windhoek to Cape Town - dunes, canyons, jackals and quiver trees. Take more than one bidon though.
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Re: The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby gretaboy » Thu Apr 11, 2013 11:59 am

Using an home made ice bike to follow the footsteps of Douglas Mawson's expedition in Antartica. Who has done that!!!!

Edit: forgot the tight budget criteria DOH!! change from AWD fat bike to home made ice bike (tyres got spikes :))
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Postby BurtO » Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:16 pm

To ride across Europe to the Austrian town of -ucking (F). For the simple , purile joy of asking everyone I meet along the way for directions!
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Re: The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby gretaboy » Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:21 pm

BurtO wrote:To ride across Europe to the Austrian town of -ucking (F). For the simple , purile joy of asking everyone I meet along the way for directions!



saw a story once about that town...they were getting sick and tired of having their town sign stolen due to its unique name
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Re: The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby AusAce » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:00 am

Ryde to Tittybong (NSW -Vic) Cheap and nasty.
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Postby AusAce » Fri Apr 12, 2013 12:20 am

Bação (Minas Gerais, Brazil) to Futuro (Alagoas, Brazil) Because I think I could hit 88 miles an hour on the way.
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Re: The Moron Competition - BNA Giveaway

Postby find_bruce » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:12 am

I have always thought it would be fun to intentionally go to a nice little town in northern NSW -Come By Chance

It would be a tough ride through the ranges to Gunedah, but after that it is pancake flat
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Postby AusAce » Fri Apr 12, 2013 2:53 pm

Las Vegas-Nevada to Truth or Consequences-New Mexico I think it would be a great ride of introspection.
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Postby lump_a_charcoal » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:10 am

I would grab a cheap fixie and ride around every Hawaiian island, over the course of a month or two.
Bed roll on my back, and a camera around my neck.
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Postby MattyK » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:44 pm

I'd like to say I'd been to Hell and Back
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