Australia Tag

Rattler Great Rattler Run Vintage Adventurer

22 Oct Listen to the Rattler Purrrrr!

Check out this video taken by ARB 4x4 Accessories when we passed by their Head Office last Tuesday. Listen to The Rattler purring.

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Day 7 Great Rattler Run Vintage Adventurer

21 Oct Bridge Day – Day 7!

Day Seven of The Great Rattler Run Today was bridge day. I didn't count them, but I can tell you it felt like we either went under or over at least 20 of them! We set off from Coffs Harbour and passed by the iconic Big...

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Day 6 Great Rattler Run Vintage Adventurer

20 Oct Day 6 – Off to Coffs

Day Six of The Great Rattler Run - Leaving Sydney With another year under my belt, today I decided to let the crew sleep in a little and eat breakfast at the hotel before we took off! Normally rally rules apply, up at 5, out by...

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Day 4 Tasmania Great Rattle Run Vintage Adventurer

14 Oct Day 4 – Tasmania

Day 4 - Tasmania This morning we started the day by driving to the airport to welcome more crew to Tasmania. Kevin arrived first, flying in from Kangaroo Island, South Australia. He was followed shortly after by Mark from the Gold Coast. Mark brought his lovely young...

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Crew TShirt Printing Great rattler Run Vintage Adventurer

26 Sep Crew Tees!

Just clocked on to my night time job as a screen printer! I'm printing up T-shirts for the crew. This is when I realise just how diversified my crew makeup is. Some ‘string beans’ and some that have beaten anorexia. I'm going to screen up some shirts...

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Great Rattler Run 2016 Vintage Adventurer

24 Sep 2 Weeks to Off!

It's now only about 2 weeks until I leave home and set off for Tasmania with the Rattler. So I thought it was about time I updated everyone on all the preparations for the next adventure. Look at the Fuso - isn't she looking great! She...

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Rod Wade to take on Peking to Paris 2016

18 Mar Gearing up for Peking to Paris 2016

It seems that ‘vintage adventurer’ Rod Wade can’t get enough of motoring challenges - so much so that he’s taking on the World’s great motoring challenge once again as he gears up for the Peking to Paris 2016. Having already competed in 2013, Rod is fully...

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18 Mar Rod racks up another Record

Vintage Adventurer Rod Wade has added another accolade to his growing World Record collection - for driving a pre-war conventional rear wheel drive car across Australia from the furthest point west – Steep Point - in Western Australia to the furthest point east – Byron...

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