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Title: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 01:11:31 pm
When the National bash was announced to be held in the Kalahari we jumped at the opportunity to attend this one as the Kalahari is one of our favourite places to visit.  We were lucky to get our leave approved over that period and beyond for a day or two.  
We decided to attend the bash with the Karretjie instead of the S10.  The reason for this was that we are planning a lengthy trip to Namibia during 2015 with the Karretjie and needed to test it properly before the Nam trip.  In doing so we would give her a proper test run.  

We had more or less a route to the bash but the route back from the bash was to be as we felt and according to the time to our disposal.  Our plan for the route was roughly from King William’s Town to Adeliade, over the Winterberg to Tarkastad on to Hofmeyer, Steynsburg, Colesberg, Petrusville and end the days trip at Van Der Kloof dam where we would camp.
The following day’s route would be to Orania, Hopetown, Douglas, Campbell, Kuruman, Hotazel and eventually Van Zylsrus for a camping spot there somewhere.
The 3rd day would be a short ride from Van Zyls to Molopo.  Instead of the straight route to Ashkam, we would take the track along the Botswana border to Molopo.  

The 1st 4 days’ photos are not of the best quality as the camera was on an e-mail low pixels setting and we only discovered it later on in the trip.  

DAY 1 – KING TO VAN DER KLOOF DAM

The day arrived and we were as usual ready for the road at first light.  The rain gods however had other plans, but we were not deterred by the rain and still left just after 7.  The rain was pouring at times, so smoke breaks were kept to the minimum.  We briefly stopped in Adelaide at the butchery to purchase some boerewors.  While being served, the owner chatted to me and enquired about our route.  I told him we are heading for Tarka and eventually the Kalahari.  He warned me not to take the Winterberg road over the mountain to Tarka.  He struggled with the same road and got a couple of times stuck over the weekend, that nogal with a 4X4.
We slightly deviated from our planned route via the black stuff to Cradock and eventually on our planned route.
Ready for the road.
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Dark clouds behind us with a little better view to the front.
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Once we passed Cradock we had one last burst of rain and then the clouds made space for some beautiful blue skies.  
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The first gravel road for the day between Steynsburg and Colesberg.  The gravel road was like a highway and without much to see, the distance to our destination for the day shrinked quite considerably.  
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A couple of photos from our route between Colesberg and Petrusville.
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 01:14:01 pm
Somewhere on the road we stopped for a boerewors braai.  Our self inflated mattresses is also used as seats for the Karretjie and got a bit damp from the rain in the morning.  We hanged them to dry while we braaied.
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Worsbraai
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From here is was a non event and we arrived fairly early at Van Der Kloof dam, only to find out that they had no camping or other accommodation available due to renovations being done.  We luckily managed to secure accommodation in a nearby self catering unit at a reasonable prize.
Van Der Kloof dam
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The day was ended with a nice braai.
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: 4 Kays on October 11, 2014, 01:26:32 pm
Bly jul Arende het dit geniet. Wag in spanning vir die res  :sip:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: KiLRoy on October 11, 2014, 01:48:20 pm
Lekker Arende - gooi.  Miskien was dit die brandy, maar ek het nie eens die kerretjie gesien nie
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: SchalkL on October 11, 2014, 01:56:27 pm
 :sip:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 02:08:04 pm
DAY 2 – VAN DER KLOOF DAM TO VAN ZYLSRUS

We had a good night’s sleep, woke up early and left.  The day looked promising with clear blue skies and a slight wind from the south. 
Leaving Van Der Kloof
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We passed Orania on our way.
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Just outside Hopetown we were back on gravel towards Douglas.  The gravel road was as the previous days gravel in good condition. 
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This area must be a major route for the jets between Cape Town to the Big Smoke. 
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The gravel roads started to deteriorate the further north we travelled.  Corrugations were the order of the day.
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Between Douglas and Kuruman we stopped for some leftover braai from the previous night.
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The road was long and boring and wifey took over while I had my smoke brakes.
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 02:09:48 pm
We briefly stopped in Kuruman for something to bite and left on the boring tar road to Hotazel.
A lot of mining is taking place in this area and you encounter plenty trucks on this road.
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A few kilometres north of Hatazel you turn off onto the R31 and leave all the busy traffic behind you.  This road is also tar until some 20 kays before Van Zyls.  This is where the sports start.
On the R31
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Some nice sand on the way to Van Zyls.
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What’s wrong with this truck?
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Van Zylsrus colourful fuel station.
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 02:12:27 pm
We stopped at the hotel for something cold and to enquire about a camping place.
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The friendly barman advised a nice little rustic camp 20 kays up the road.  We stocked up with some ice. They had no meat on sale, and we left for our overnight spot. 
This little 20km stretch was badly corrugated and had some deep sand bits.
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24km later we arrived at this little gem called the Bush Camp.  They have camping spots in the dunes with a toilet, water and a shower, hot water via a donkey.  Wood is supplied.  No electricity though, but  that is not a problem for us. 
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Some running repairs in the sidecars mudguard.
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The bar.
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Almost full moon
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Van Zyls did not have any meat, but luckily we still had enough boerewors left.  We made a wors potjie with some onions and macaroni that I bought in Van Zyls.
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What a way to end the day.  That night we slept under the stars. 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Dustman on October 11, 2014, 02:18:00 pm
Ai dit lyk so lekker.
Ek dog toe die potjie daar aan die begin langs die vuur was vir koffiewater, toe is dit al die tyd doodgooi water !    :ricky:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: subie on October 11, 2014, 02:33:04 pm
Great way to travel  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 03:35:18 pm
Bly jul Arende het dit geniet. Wag in spanning vir die res  :sip:

Was kwaai lekker, die res volg, internet net baie stadig.

Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 03:37:57 pm
Lekker Arende - gooi.  Miskien was dit die brandy, maar ek het nie eens die kerretjie gesien nie

Sallie die brandewyn wees nie, moes iets in hulle water of kos gewees het.   :biggrin:

Ai dit lyk so lekker.
Ek dog toe die potjie daar aan die begin langs die vuur was vir koffiewater, toe is dit al die tyd doodgooi water !    :ricky:

Ja, ek is bitter versigtig om nie die veld aan die brand te steek nie, gesien waste skade dit kan doen. 

Great way to travel  :thumleft:

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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: blinkes on October 11, 2014, 03:41:15 pm
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Draadwerk on October 11, 2014, 03:42:06 pm
Te lekker man. Maar daai sand lyk of hy net lekker loop met 'n karretjie ???
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Skolla on October 11, 2014, 03:43:49 pm
Dit lyk lekker,weereens n nice deel van die report
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: ChrisL - DUSTRIDERS on October 11, 2014, 06:20:14 pm
Hou van Van Der Kloofdam se dorpie. Wil weer eendag soontoe :deal:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 06:24:07 pm
Te lekker man. Maar daai sand lyk of hy net lekker loop met 'n karretjie ???

Yes, ou maat, as daai karretjie en die bike se wiele eers af geblaas is na die regte druk, loop sy soos stroop op daai sand paaie.

 :thumleft:

Dit lyk lekker,weereens n nice deel van die report

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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 06:25:36 pm
Hou van Van Der Kloofdam se dorpie. Wil weer eendag soontoe :deal:

Ja, Chris, ons was darem selwers baie beindruk met daai dorpie, maar Van Der Kloof se reservaat laat veel te wense oor. 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 06:31:26 pm
Lekker Arende - gooi.  Miskien was dit die brandy, maar ek het nie eens die kerretjie gesien nie

Ja, dis jammer mens kom nie by al die geselse uit wat mens graag wil nie.  Ek het jou later Saterdagaand gaan soek, maar so tussen al die mense en my blindheid het ek jou heel gemis. 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 06:37:46 pm
Great way to travel  :thumleft:

Ja, subie, hoe lekker kan die lewe wees.  Ons tel elke dag ons seeninge. 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 06:46:24 pm
DAY 3 -  BUSH CAMP TO MOLOPO LODGE
We waited for this day a long time.  Today’s route was planned for quite a while and we couldn’t wait to see what was waiting for us.  From the Bush Camp, 4km’s on the road to Askham you get a turnoff to your right.  From here it is roughly 160km’s all along the Botswana border to Molopo lodge.  You will get something of everything on this road / track, from corrugations, sand, tweespoor, some rocky pieces and also smooth hard surface stretches.  Here are also a couple of gates that need to be opened and closed.  My GPS indicate it as the Moplopo 4X4 route with no road number, it only shows “unpaved road”.   It is definitely not only a 4X4 track.  A vehicle with enough ground clearance with the right tyre pressure will do this road with ease.   

After one of my best nights sleeping in the Kalahari under the stars we got up and prepared for the day ahead.  Starting a fire and boiling some water for the morning coffee.
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Packed and ready for the day’s trip.
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The 4km before the turnoff.
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Random photos of the route we travelled.
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 11, 2014, 06:50:24 pm
At one spot we got a lekka tweespoor with a high middelmannetjie.  I was doing around 80km/h and we ploughed through the middelmannetjie.  My wife was not happy, she had sand all over her. 
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We enjoyed ourselves so much, we almost forgot to stop and make a brekkie.
Brekkie time.
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We had some company during our brekkie.
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The last 30 odds kays before Molopo lodge the road opens up.  Nannie was videoing with the camera when she saw a snake on the side of the road.  Here is a snapshot of the mamba, also known as a “geelslang” in these parts of the world, crossing the road.  Look on the right of the snapshot.
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We stopped and took some photos of the snake, but the oke was already on the Bostwana side.
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The last couple of pics before Molopo lodge
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Arriving at Molopo lodge
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This short route was worth the wait.  We enjoyed it tremendously and it gave me a good idée of what the Karretjie is capable of. 
We arrived quite early at the bash, booked in and unpacked.  We chilled the rest of the day, greeting old friends and meeting new ones. 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Asalift on October 11, 2014, 07:21:27 pm
Dit lyk ongelooflik lekker n wereld daai met sy eie bekoring.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Crab on October 11, 2014, 07:45:07 pm
Lekker RR . Nice to karretjie works so well.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: BMWPE on October 11, 2014, 08:13:13 pm
 :thumleft:
Thanks great pics and RR
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: DirtRebell on October 11, 2014, 08:18:44 pm
Fantastiese fotos.
Daar is net iets aan die karretjie ding wat my ook maak dink so ding sal eendag my pad moet kruis.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 07:53:49 am
Dit lyk ongelooflik lekker n wereld daai met sy eie bekoring.

Die Kalahari is uniek.   :thumleft:

Lekker RR . Nice to karretjie works so well.

 :thumleft:

:thumleft:
Thanks great pics and RR

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Fantastiese fotos.
Daar is net iets aan die karretjie ding wat my ook maak dink so ding sal eendag my pad moet kruis.

 :thumleft:  Die karretjie ding is 'n ander tipe sports op sy eie.  Ons geniet hom terdee.   :biggrin:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Kaboef on October 12, 2014, 08:08:50 am
Bliksem!

Dalk moet ek ook n sidecar kry vir my bike, dan sal my vrou weer begin saamry.
Dit lyk moerse lekker.

Hoe het die spoorwydte van die bike/sykar kombinasie gewerk in die tweespoor sand?
Het albei wiele in n spoor geloop, of was dit soms n probleem?

Ek is gebore in die Kalahari. My hart trek altyd n punt soontoe as ek fotos van rooi duine sien.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 08:43:39 am
So paar videos van die eerste drie dae.

http://youtube.com/v/LcfVAKwuyVg
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 08:44:29 am
Nog

http://youtube.com/v/6EaTtjwIyIw
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 08:45:20 am
En nog.   :biggrin:

http://youtube.com/v/SAiFm2BvPdU

Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 09:04:09 am
En een van die geelslang.  Hou die regtekant van die video dop.   :eek7:

http://youtube.com/v/zkVp-ctYpY8
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 09:12:45 am
Bliksem!

Dalk moet ek ook n sidecar kry vir my bike, dan sal my vrou weer begin saamry.
Dit lyk moerse lekker.

Hoe het die spoorwydte van die bike/sykar kombinasie gewerk in die tweespoor sand?
Het albei wiele in n spoor geloop, of was dit soms n probleem?

Ek is gebore in die Kalahari. My hart trek altyd n punt soontoe as ek fotos van rooi duine sien.


 :biggrin: 

Smaak my sy was gemaak vir daai spore.  Met die wiele afgeblaas tot die regte druk was dit 'n plesier om die sand te ry. 

Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: ALLEN I on October 12, 2014, 09:14:06 am
Nice RR guys need more Input send more   :ricky:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Wooly Bugger on October 12, 2014, 09:16:29 am
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: 4 Kays on October 12, 2014, 12:19:18 pm
Soos altyd, geniet jul RR baie  :thumleft:  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Garfield on October 12, 2014, 12:22:55 pm
Mal oor julle ride reports  :thumleft:

Maak my sommer lus om te gaan ry, hoe lank nog voor Desember?
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: woody1 on October 12, 2014, 12:27:14 pm
Tyd gevat, maar nou ja ons kla nou nie meer nie.

Julle is YSTERS..  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Flatout on October 12, 2014, 01:05:19 pm
Lekker julle twee! Ek is net bly ek hoef nie daai sandpaaie te gery het  nie.

Waardeer julle insette om vir ons ander iets spesiaals te bring baie.   :3some:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Cheetah on October 12, 2014, 03:33:05 pm
Awesome RR.


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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: JMOL on October 12, 2014, 05:33:09 pm
Baie nice.  Kan nie wag vir die res nie.

Dink daardie sand vreet aan 'n man se fiksheid  ;)
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: subie on October 12, 2014, 06:13:11 pm
Ek is so Julie maand daardeur en kan nie onthou dat daar so baie diksand en  sinkplaat was nie.Miskien oor ek in die oggend daardeur was. Verbasend hoe
pad toestande in daardie wereld verander binne 3 maande.
Ek sien julle is soos ek by die 2de afdraai noord na Molopo tweespoor toe. Hierdie pic lyk vir my bekend. As mens noord draai vanaf die van zyls-askham pad
dan ry jy deur so n paar hekke noord en dan gaan die pad links of wes naby hierdie foto vorentoe.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Dakar fan on October 12, 2014, 06:30:45 pm
 :sip:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Abel on October 12, 2014, 06:37:47 pm
Lekker RR
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Oupa Foe-rie on October 12, 2014, 06:52:16 pm
Dit lyk darem lekker om so met die Karretjie te ry ..................... :thumleft:

Oom Vis .............. watter spoed doen die Karretjie in die dikkerige sand ..............
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 07:01:48 pm
Ek is so Julie maand daardeur en kan nie onthou dat daar so baie diksand en  sinkplaat was nie.Miskien oor ek in die oggend daardeur was. Verbasend hoe
pad toestande in daardie wereld verander binne 3 maande.
Ek sien julle is soos ek by die 2de afdraai noord na Molopo tweespoor toe. Hierdie pic lyk vir my bekend. As mens noord draai vanaf die van zyls-askham pad
dan ry jy deur so n paar hekke noord en dan gaan die pad links of wes naby hierdie foto vorentoe.


Jy's reg, voor die foto was daar so 3 of 4 hekke, net hierna draai die pad links of soos jy se wes, al langs die Botswana grens.  Dan is daar nog so paar hekke.  Heerlike pad.  Ek hoor van die plaaslike manne dat die paaie binne 'n week verander.   :eek7: 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 07:04:19 pm
Dit lyk darem lekker om so met die Karretjie te ry ..................... :thumleft:

Oom Vis .............. watter spoed doen die Karretjie in die dikkerige sand ..............

Op een stadium toe doen ek hier oor die 120km/h op daai tweespoor.   :patch:   As die banddruk reg is dan kan jy maar gooi met die karretjie.   :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 12, 2014, 07:05:39 pm
Dankie aan almal vir die nice comments, die volgende 4 dae se trippies volg binnekort.   :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Dutchman81 on October 12, 2014, 07:43:42 pm
Het geweet hierdie RR gaan n mooie wees net soos altyd , baie dankie vir die deel ons ry lekker saam , en o ja tannie Nannie mag maar  :thumleft:

 :sip:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 05:56:05 am
DAY 4 – OUTRIDE AT THE BASH

We had an enjoyable evening and hit the sack not to late looking forward to todays outride that we had planned.  It was another short stint, from Molopo towards Noenieput via Koppieskraal pan, then to Philandersbron, Klein Mier and Groot Mier via Hakskeen pan and back to Molopo.

Meerkatte at Molopo
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On the road towards Noenieput.
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Vulture nests on route.
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The road towards Koppieskraal pan
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Koppieskraal pan, here we stopped and played a bit.

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Camels on route to Philandersbron.
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On our way to Philandersbron
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 05:57:27 am
Part of Hakskeen pan
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Part of Hakskeen pan was closed and we searched for an alternative route to the pans.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%204/P1250133_zps3d5d975d.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%204/P1250133_zps3d5d975d.jpg.html)

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We met up with some other WD also searching for an alternative route to the pans.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%204/P1250151_zpsd88625a2.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%204/P1250151_zpsd88625a2.jpg.html)

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We passed through on gate but the second gate was locked and we had to turn back.
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From Klein Mier it was back to the lodge.  Some other WD’s on their way to the pans.
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Koo pan
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 05:59:13 am
Back at the lodge.

Thanks for your eggs Drazil………………!!!!
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%204/P1250248_zps05064fff.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%204/P1250248_zps05064fff.jpg.html)

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Prize giving.
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The boss behind the mike………
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The boss and Heimer
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Die lodge is ‘n lekker plek, maar hulle het die k@kste bankies waarop ‘n man jou poepol moet balanseer.
Boer maak ‘n plan.
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After the prize giving we had a lekka braai and hit the sack after twelve.
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 06:00:38 am
DAY 5 – MOLOPO LODGE TO RIEMVASMAAK
We had no planned route for our trip back.  We were thinking to sleep the night at Verneukpan, but Drazil mentioned at the bash that they might go to Riemvasmaak.  This was a great opportunity for us to visit the place.  We left Molopo just after 7 and took the tar to Upington.  I needed to get some 10mm bolts and nuts to secure the sidecars mudguard.

Sunrise at Molopo lodge
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Troupant
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Unidentified bird
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On our way to Upington.  We were cruising between 120 – 130km’h and these guys were flying past us. 
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250353_zps7835723e.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250353_zps7835723e.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250366_zps4a7e8ab0.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250366_zps4a7e8ab0.jpg.html)

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Check this smiley out.  Seen in Upinton on one of the local guys tuned up Yota
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From Upinton on the road to Keimoes and Kakamas.
Some more guys from the bash
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250435_zps9f6668c0.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250435_zps9f6668c0.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250442_zps11eaff14.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250442_zps11eaff14.jpg.html)

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In Kakamas we stocked up with ice and meat and headed out to Riemvasmaak.
On our way to Riemvasmaak.
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 06:03:09 am
Riemvasmaak did not disappoint, I will let the pictures do the talking.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250537_zps81b42124.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250537_zps81b42124.jpg.html)

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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250545_zps7c580f92.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250545_zps7c580f92.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250548_zps855f4ae8.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250548_zps855f4ae8.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250566_zpsae765f2a.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250566_zpsae765f2a.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250569_zpsf568dd7c.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250569_zpsf568dd7c.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250570_zpsef82f45e.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250570_zpsef82f45e.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250572_zps1331088e.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250572_zps1331088e.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250577_zpsd8252a9b.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250577_zpsd8252a9b.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250580_zps977d77be.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250580_zps977d77be.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250582_zps7dbc6c9f.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250582_zps7dbc6c9f.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250588_zpsb4dbd2fc.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250588_zpsb4dbd2fc.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250601_zps0242bc62.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250601_zps0242bc62.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250603_zpsc5f0c747.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250603_zpsc5f0c747.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250608_zps6fca4b35.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250608_zps6fca4b35.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/p1250609_zps1d2926a1.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/p1250609_zps1d2926a1.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/p1250610_zps3b341999.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/p1250610_zps3b341999.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250612_zps102860d8.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250612_zps102860d8.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250622_zps2ee4cf57.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250622_zps2ee4cf57.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250641_zpsd2fcebc8.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250641_zpsd2fcebc8.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250644_zps57656fb7.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250644_zps57656fb7.jpg.html)

Our chalets for the evening.  No camping spots are available here.  Cheap at R375 for the chalet that sleeps 4.
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This rock formation is named the beauty and the beast.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250661_zps06c1c855.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250661_zps06c1c855.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250665_zps474d7659.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250665_zps474d7659.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250666_zps5cdb6d87.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250666_zps5cdb6d87.jpg.html)

Africa
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250670_zps9d508bb1.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250670_zps9d508bb1.jpg.html)

The hot springs.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250673_zps603433bc.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250673_zps603433bc.jpg.html)
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 06:04:00 am
I was so kind and bought the wife a bokkie at Molopo, seems she also had a nice trip.
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Some birdlife at Riemvasmaak.
Tiptol
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Byevanger
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View from the chalets
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Bokkie on the GSA
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Well, what can I say?  We had our own little bash at Riemvasmaak.  A total of 8 WD’s eventually arrived at Riemvasmaak.  We had a great braai, steaks, chops, ribs, wors, two salads and rooster bread. 
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%205/P1250798_zps56c8bdbb.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%205/P1250798_zps56c8bdbb.jpg.html)

We all had a great time.  Riemvasmaak will for sure see me again.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: JMOL on October 13, 2014, 07:12:53 am
We all had a great time.  Riemvasmaak will for sure see me again.

Dan nooi ek myself sommer saam  :biggrin:

Mooi kiekies.  Ek ken daardie deel vd wereld glad nie.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Lakey on October 13, 2014, 07:45:19 am
Always enjoy your RRs
Thanks
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Lem on October 13, 2014, 07:57:17 am
Soos altyd, 'n voorreg om julle RRs te lees  :thumleft:

ek verlang self ook baie na daai rooi sand
 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Jay on October 13, 2014, 08:28:33 am
Fantastic RR as always thank you!! Thanks for being such good hosts at Riemvasmaak  ;) Maggie and myself had a good time there with you and the food was fabulous  :drif:

Sorry about the "as koekies" lol I will never interfere with professional braaiers again  :patch:

We just got back from the Alfie Cox Festival  :ricky:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Orangeswifty on October 13, 2014, 08:45:16 am
Welgedaan visarende!! :thumleft:
Lekker om julle stories te lees
Gemaklike manier om te travel ook
As ek net dink aan my seerhol op daai SE terug Pretoria toe dan huil ek sommer
 :imaposer: :imaposer:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Man from Nam on October 13, 2014, 09:30:07 am
Dankie vir weer 'n baie lekker lees RR :thumleft:
Dit lyk my die karretjie is die oplossing vir die nare sandmonster, lyk so gemaklik en dan nog lekker baie pakplek ook. Die 3x4 van adventure bikes.
Kan nie wag vir die res :sip:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Kuifie on October 13, 2014, 09:39:32 am
lyk baie lekker  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: ButchH on October 13, 2014, 10:02:49 am
Wow nice RR thanks for sharing  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: DRAZIL on October 13, 2014, 01:22:31 pm
awesome trip you both had, I arrived home yesterday
what great friends you both are, putting aircon on for us and giving us water when we arrived at Riemvasmaak
want my eggs back  ::)
Riemvasmaak was my highlight of this trip with good friends and new friends  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 04:29:26 pm
awesome trip you both had, I arrived home yesterday
what great friends you both are, putting aircon on for us and giving us water when we arrived at Riemvasmaak
want my eggs back  ::)
Riemvasmaak was my highlight of this trip with good friends and new friends  :thumleft:

Glad you safely back from your trip.

Riemvasmaak was the highlight.   :thumleft:

And no, you can't have your eggs back.   :biggrin:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 04:32:33 pm
Fantastic RR as always thank you!! Thanks for being such good hosts at Riemvasmaak  ;) Maggie and myself had a good time there with you and the food was fabulous  :drif:

Sorry about the "as koekies" lol I will never interfere with professional braaiers again  :patch:

We just got back from the Alfie Cox Festival  :ricky:

Was great meeting you guys.  Don't worry to much about the askoekies, it tasted great. 
Hope you enjoyed your trip.   :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 04:35:09 pm
Welgedaan visarende!! :thumleft:
Lekker om julle stories te lees
Gemaklike manier om te travel ook
As ek net dink aan my seerhol op daai SE terug Pretoria toe dan huil ek sommer
 :imaposer: :imaposer:

Thanks OS, dis omtrent 'n gemaklike manier om te ry.   :thumleft:

Respek vir julle wat daai sandpaaie met die twee wiele gery het.   :thumleft:

Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Buff on October 13, 2014, 04:46:26 pm
Wonderful RR with some great photos  :thumleft: The two of you sure know how to travel in style, I loved the breakfast next to the road, so classy  ;) :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 05:14:52 pm
Wonderful RR with some great photos  :thumleft: The two of you sure know how to travel in style, I loved the breakfast next to the road, so classy  ;) :thumleft:

 :biggrin:   :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 05:18:12 pm
DAY 6 – RIEMVASMAAK TO RICHMOND

With no plan on a route back we decided to see how far we would get today, trying to travel on as many gravel as possible.  We managed to reach Richmond, 90% gravel and some 700km’s down South.  Our route for the day was from Riemvasmaak to Kakamas, Kenhardt, Van Wyksvlei, Vosburg, Victoria West and eventually Richmond.

Leaving Riemvasmaak early morning.
Once again I will let the pictures tell the story.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250861_zpsb45e6ab9.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250861_zpsb45e6ab9.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250866_zps7e5ccb7b.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250866_zps7e5ccb7b.jpg.html)

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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250924_zps3229c993.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250924_zps3229c993.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250939_zps9e46da19.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250939_zps9e46da19.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250943_zps4a08488a.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250943_zps4a08488a.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250946_zpsaf29d4ab.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250946_zpsaf29d4ab.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250949_zps75a7ff78.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250949_zps75a7ff78.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250952_zpsd0143b53.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250952_zpsd0143b53.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250956_zps48305a53.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250956_zps48305a53.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250967_zps97386800.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250967_zps97386800.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250970_zpsa5d419d4.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250970_zpsa5d419d4.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250987_zps2b230a8a.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250987_zps2b230a8a.jpg.html)

This is what happens if you are admiring the scenery instead of concentrating on the road.
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No problem though, clear the sand in front of the wheels and bobs your uncle. 
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1250998_zps851a0ffd.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1250998_zps851a0ffd.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260024_zps79fe4b19.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260024_zps79fe4b19.jpg.html)

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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260037_zps63e0fb11.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260037_zps63e0fb11.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260051_zpsd8656577.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260051_zpsd8656577.jpg.html)
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 05:20:29 pm
Leaving Riemvasmaak behind us and crossing the Orange River towards Kakamas.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260067_zpsdfb000f4.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260067_zpsdfb000f4.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260069_zps3e86f986.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260069_zps3e86f986.jpg.html)

Between Kakamas and Kenhardt
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This is a huge head on this “windpomp”.  JMOL, just for you.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260109_zpse4726833.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260109_zpse4726833.jpg.html)

Nannie in charge again.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260154_zps035bbe18.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260154_zps035bbe18.jpg.html)

In Kenhardt we grabbed something to eat and were on the road again to Van Wyksvlei.
These roads are long and boring, hardly anything to see.  Mountains are also far and few in between.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260187_zps611fcae9.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260187_zps611fcae9.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260191_zps741dc709.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260191_zps741dc709.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260210_zps36cc4751.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260210_zps36cc4751.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260218_zps49426394.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260218_zps49426394.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260228_zps4daa821c.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260228_zps4daa821c.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260239_zps921cab45.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260239_zps921cab45.jpg.html)

We briefly stopped in Van Wyksvlei to stock up on water and left as quickly as possible.  This little town with all the dronkies and beggars just don’t do it for me.  I hate travelling through this town.
On route to Vosburg.
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We reached Vosburg between 1 and 2 and entered a ghost town, no one in sight. 
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%206/P1260273_zps68ff395b.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%206/P1260273_zps68ff395b.jpg.html)
On our way to Victoria West
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And then towards Richmond
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And then we felt like a bit of adventure and climbed onto the N1 towards Richmond.
On this short little piece to Richmond we encountered 2 stop and goes.
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We ended the day staying in another self catering apartment.  A lekka potjie and some cold ones rounded the day’s events up.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Abel on October 13, 2014, 05:33:41 pm
Was great meeting all the guys and lades at Riemvasmaak.Great time was had.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: cloudgazer on October 13, 2014, 05:34:13 pm
thanks for the report.

your bike is far too awesome!
 :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: JMOL on October 13, 2014, 06:47:54 pm
Dankie vd Windpomp  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: woody1 on October 13, 2014, 07:06:06 pm
Wat se band het jy nou op die agterwiel ?
Lyk my jou karretjie se modderskerm wil maar net nie saamwerk nie
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: subie on October 13, 2014, 07:15:47 pm
Wat se band het jy nou op die agterwiel ?
Lyk my jou karretjie se modderskerm wil maar net nie saamwerk nie

Het self daai band so geloer. ?
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 13, 2014, 08:35:44 pm
Wat se band het jy nou op die agterwiel ?
Lyk my jou karretjie se modderskerm wil maar net nie saamwerk nie

'n "Adaptor" opgesit wat die kar wiel kan vat vir beter vastrap.  Dan sit ek die fiets se wiel op die karretjie.  So kan jy omruil soos jy lus het.  Die kar wiel kos so 700 ZAR en ek kan seker so 30 000km op hom kry.  Jy weet wat die bike wiel kos en ek kry net so oor die 7 000km op die fiets wiel as hy op die bike is.  Die keuse is nie te moeilik gewees nie.   :biggrin: 

Daai modderskerm is 'n moerse probleem, maar boer maak 'n plan.   :lol8:  Hou die spasie dop, hy sal my nie onder kry nie.  Hy sal uiteindelik saamwerk, glo my.  Hy het mos nie 'n ma of 'n pa nie     :eek7:   :patch: 
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: TWE-TWE on October 13, 2014, 09:13:46 pm
Hi Louis en Nannie...
julle RR en fotos is pragtig...ek is sooo jammer ons het Riemvasmaak gemis.
J.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Difflock on October 13, 2014, 09:57:43 pm
 :thumleft: Klas soos gewoonlik, dankie vir julle deel.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Ian in Great Brak River on October 13, 2014, 10:54:26 pm
Always lekker to ride along with you two, thanks.

 :thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Draad on October 14, 2014, 05:09:16 am
Lekker report  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
Title: Re:
Post by: GeenSand on October 14, 2014, 06:06:13 am
Baie lekker RR. Dit bly 'n mooi deel van ons land. Die voeltjie in die boom sonder naam is 'n Wit Katlagter.
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 06:07:25 am
 :biggrin:

http://youtube.com/v/o-9AbDi6mDg

Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 06:07:57 am
Baie lekker RR. Dit bly 'n mooi deel van ons land. Die voeltjie in die boom sonder naam is 'n Wit Katlagter.
:thumleft:
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 06:11:14 am
DAY 6 – RICHMOND TO KING WILLIAM’S TOWN

A quick glance at the map showed a gravel road from Richmond to Middelburg.  A phone call to JMOL and our route from Middelburg to Cradock was sorted via some gravel back roads with a mix of good gravel highways to a tweespoor through some farm gates.  From Cradock the plan was to head straight for home via the tar.

We left once again early straight into the upcoming sun.
Leaving Richmond
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On the gravel between Richmond and Middelburg
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260377_zpsc819e6a1.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260377_zpsc819e6a1.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260386_zps69a4a72a.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260386_zps69a4a72a.jpg.html)

Nannie se bokkie.  I am still in her good books for that prezzie.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260398_zps6426de8f.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260398_zps6426de8f.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260400_zps45677f34.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260400_zps45677f34.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260424_zpsf1469caf.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260424_zpsf1469caf.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260434_zpsab30f011.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260434_zpsab30f011.jpg.html)

We saw these funny marks on the road, can anyone tell what caused it and why.  Is it a jackal or something that took a dust bath?
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260437_zps92c854ba.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260437_zps92c854ba.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260438_zps871ceb46.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260438_zps871ceb46.jpg.html)

Close to Middelburg
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260451_zps50cc22de.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260451_zps50cc22de.jpg.html)

Smoke brake for me again and Nannie agter die stange.
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She can also do that BMW thing, meerkat………….
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Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 06:12:58 am
Between Middelburg and Cradock we took the turnoff to Tafelberg.
Passing an old church.
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We saw 3 young kudus, stopped and took some photos.
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They turned around and jumped the fence, one did not jump but instead, it went straight through the fence.  In the process his one front leg got stuck in die fence.  I jumped of the bike and ran towards to kudu to free it from the fence.  As I got to him I reached out towards him to free the poor animal.  I think he got such a fright that he gave one jerk and freed himself.  He stood up, looked me briefly in the eyes and disappeared into the bushes.  Nannie managed to capture some of it on video, I will post it later.
Here I rush towards the kudu.
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Boer maak ‘n plan.  A brilliant invention for a farm gate.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260567_zps101646df.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260567_zps101646df.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260586_zps6f25b834.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260586_zps6f25b834.jpg.html)

Seems to be the Grootbrak River that later becomes the Great Fish River. 
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260597_zpsd59fc3a0.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260597_zpsd59fc3a0.jpg.html)

Getting closer to Cradock
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260665_zps3cf17752.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260665_zps3cf17752.jpg.html)

We stopped in Cradock for a bite at the Wimpy.  There and then we decided to take a detour via the Swaershoekpas, instead of straight home on tar. 
On our way up Swaershoekpas.
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(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260715_zpsc708fc86.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260715_zpsc708fc86.jpg.html)

(http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n527/11lnroux/Bash%207/P1260722_zpsd8c37f03.jpg) (http://s1138.photobucket.com/user/11lnroux/media/Bash%207/P1260722_zpsd8c37f03.jpg.html)

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The other side over the pas
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Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 06:15:43 am
The GPS was set for a route through the mountains on roads unknown to me.  We enjoyed this route.  At stages it looked like Baviaans. 
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From here it was back on tar for the last 150km to King.

We arrived safely home with great memories.  This was one of our best short trips.  We got to see and do so much in such a short time.
The Karretjie behaved well and passed the test with flying colours. 

Thanks to all for the arrangements of the National Bash.  It was good to see old friends there and to meet new ones. 

Travel safe

DIE ARENDE
Title: Re: FISRT NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 06:17:24 am
Here is the video of the attempt to free the kudu

http://youtube.com/v/cRFRTlgkh30
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: subie on October 14, 2014, 06:44:05 am
Great RR and pics  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Ant on October 14, 2014, 07:08:39 am
Great RR and plenty of stunning pics! This is how life should be lived. Thanks, Arende, for taking us along  :) :) :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Andre E on October 14, 2014, 08:20:25 am
Definitief Wilddog ambassadeurs, julle twee. :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Wooly Bugger on October 14, 2014, 08:28:51 am
Definitief Wilddog ambassadeurs, julle twee. :thumleft:

+1 :thumleft: :deal:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Malibu on October 14, 2014, 08:30:38 am
What a bloody marvelous RR!  :thumleft:  All I want to do now is ride out to Riemvasmaak and enjoy that area...
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Man from Nam on October 14, 2014, 09:12:03 am
Nes WB daar se julle is regtig ysters en geniet die lewe!
Dankie weereens vir die nice RR en mooi foto's :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 09:23:53 am
BAIE dankie vir die mooi komplimente, almal.   :) :)
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: GSing on October 14, 2014, 09:41:20 am
G8 Report, thanks for sharing  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:

EPIC!!!!!!
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Dusty on October 14, 2014, 09:51:57 am
Baie dankie vir julle moeite met die RR  :thumleft:  na julle mooi fotos van Riemvasmaak wil ek die plek graag sien ...dit sal seker onplesierig warm wees daar in Desember ?
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Divot on October 14, 2014, 10:16:30 am
Wow brilliant RR I feel as if I was with you guys on this trip..
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Mev Vis Arend on October 14, 2014, 10:30:34 am
Baie dankie vir julle moeite met die RR  :thumleft:  na julle mooi fotos van Riemvasmaak wil ek die plek graag sien ...dit sal seker onplesierig warm wees daar in Desember ?

Dit was woes warm toe ons nou daar was, maar die blyplekkies het aircon in.  As julle daar wil oorslaap stel ek voor julle boek vooraf.  Daar is nie baie verblyf beskikbaar nie. 
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Dusty on October 14, 2014, 10:50:40 am
Baie dankie vir julle moeite met die RR  :thumleft:  na julle mooi fotos van Riemvasmaak wil ek die plek graag sien ...dit sal seker onplesierig warm wees daar in Desember ?

Dit was woes warm toe ons nou daar was, maar die blyplekkies het aircon in.  As julle daar wil oorslaap stel ek voor julle boek vooraf.  Daar is nie baie verblyf beskikbaar nie. 

Aircon sal beslis gebruik word en ons sal genoeg water moet saam neem.    Dankie   :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: roxenz on October 14, 2014, 01:17:44 pm
Dankbaar dat julle altyd die moeite doen om julle ervarings te deel.  Te Lekker!
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: DRAZIL on October 14, 2014, 05:04:34 pm
if I saw those vultures when Hazzard and myself ran out of water I think Riemvasmaak would have seen our tail lights  :lol8: :lol8:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Humfree on October 14, 2014, 06:20:58 pm

fantastic RR and the only way to travel...
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: JMOL on October 14, 2014, 07:55:07 pm
Min of meer daar waar jy die water op jou kop gooi, is 'n pad regs, wat net so mooi is.

Dankie vd deel.  Nice.
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Ride Alot on October 15, 2014, 08:42:47 am
WOW!! great and inspiring! Did the Molopo a few years back and it was magic - reading this bring back such great memories - Thanks for sharing all the nice photo's!!  Well done  :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Hamilton on October 15, 2014, 02:43:21 pm
What a brilliant RR. I only saw it today and feel as if I was on the ride with you guys. Glad all went well with the sidecar and mods. :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: subie on October 15, 2014, 04:19:41 pm
Sit en dink dit sal fantasties wees as n sidecar drive op sy karretjie se wiel ook kon he.
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: XT JOE on October 15, 2014, 04:51:56 pm
Dankie vir deel-- baie nice, daai sandpaaie lyk asof alles goed sou skud- karretjie ok deur ge kom?  Lyk of daai xt t shirts ook ge kwaliteit toets geslaag het :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Bokveld on October 15, 2014, 08:58:44 pm
    Dit was lekker om weer saam met die Arende te toer.Ongelukkig moes ek met Jan-tuis-bly se karretjie ry,maar dit was steeds n heerlike ondervinding.Dankie vir die moeite om altyd jul avonture met ons te deel.
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: schalk vd merwe on October 15, 2014, 09:42:42 pm
Hi Vis arend, ons het ontmoet voor die Wimpy in Upington, sien julle was toe Riem vas maak toe. Ek was juis so 5 weke gelede daar. Mooi RR. Was ook by die bash maar het 6 pap wiele gehad op my xt660r. Hier is my side car bike nou in die mark vir 35K. Groete.
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: woody1 on October 16, 2014, 10:28:00 am
Hallo Schalk, is daai 'n CJ - 750.  Watter jaar model ?
Wat se modifikasies / modernifikasies het jy op ?
Dankie
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: schalk vd merwe on October 16, 2014, 01:41:15 pm
Hallo Schalk, is daai 'n CJ - 750.  Watter jaar model ?
Wat se modifikasies / modernifikasies het jy op ?
Dankie
Hi Woody ja dit is 'n CJ 750. Dit is 'n replica van 'n 1938 model ek sal moet kyk watter jaar hy geregistreer is, sal jou laat weet. Ek het geen modernifikasies op hom gedoen nie. Hy het baie lae myle op.Groete
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: SKAAPKOP on October 16, 2014, 03:25:05 pm
Oom en Tannie, Vissie, dit is fantasties !  Julle los my nie volgendekeer hier, al tou jul my katoompie  :imaposer:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Laban on October 17, 2014, 04:13:51 am



....bevange.... :thumleft:
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: spoedvark on October 17, 2014, 10:20:25 pm
Another great RR! Thanks for sharing and the pics are once again awesome!

What tyre do you have on the back of the bike now? Looks like a car tyre?
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: IRISH on October 18, 2014, 04:17:53 am
Dankie Arende. I live at the sea and it is raining today and the world you brought into my living room is so far removed from what I am experiencing now. Thank you for an inspiring trip from inspirational people! Will be back in SA in Dec.
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: spoedvark on October 18, 2014, 12:04:16 pm
Dankie Arende. I live at the sea and it is raining today and the world you brought into my living room is so far removed from what I am experiencing now. Thank you for an inspiring trip from inspirational people! Will be back in SA in Dec.

For good or just another holiday?
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: IRISH on October 19, 2014, 08:38:32 am
Holiday. Mom is 83 and I feel I need to see her.
Title: Re: FIRST NATIONAL BASH BY THE VIS ARENDE (KALAHARI)
Post by: Stanley from Oz on October 20, 2014, 07:57:10 pm
I’ve been following  your report and found the photos and particularly the videos really great. I really got the feeling that I was riding along with you which in my present condition, was nice. The views of the roads and the scenery is an encouragement  for me to come back and explore South Africa.
I’m really interested in your outfit. If you have written about it, I would love to get a reference so that i could read it. I think a sidecar outfit is the way I might be going in the future and would love to see how other people have set up theres.
Thanks again for a great RR and I hope one day i have the opportunity to meet up with you. :)