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Title: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: Ama ride ride on August 19, 2009, 02:22:29 pm
Boys and gals

I need information about roads, pubs, camping etc for the area north of the N4 and West of Pilanesberg.

Any information will be appreciated.

Thanks

Psst (1)  - I did use the search function
Psst (2)  - Wild Dogs know much more than google
Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: malgat (RIP) on August 19, 2009, 03:26:31 pm
daars altyd daai pel van my swanie,,,,by koekepan by rooiberg

maar ek dink jy was al daar,,,,,laat weet as jy meer wil wees,,,,

more gaan ek groot marico en itsokheng toe

maandag was ek in zeerust en lehurutshe,,,,

ek kannie wag om met die AT atemelang, ganyesa, vrybirg, kudumane, pampierstadt en Taung te doen

volgende maandag is ek 2 dae in mafeking,,,,

so wat wil jy weet sover
Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: Ama ride ride on August 19, 2009, 03:58:57 pm
Ek wil 'n overnighter trippie maak in ongeveer hierdie square box

Zeerust na Madikwe Game reserwe as die westerlike grens
Die N4 as die suidelike grens
Pilanesberg na Rustenburg as die Oosterlike grens
En die area tussen Madikwe en Pilanesberg as die noordelike grens.

Al wat ek soek is lekker pubs en kampeerplekkies in daardie square

Was al in die Groot Marico area ens.

Was al by Rooiberg en koekepan.


Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: Ama ride ride on August 21, 2009, 08:04:17 am
Is that area really so shitty that nobody even went there yet? 8)
Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: DeepBass9 on August 21, 2009, 09:17:39 am
Some of us live there...........   :lamer:
Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: malgat (RIP) on August 21, 2009, 11:27:13 am
ja ja ,,,,watch this space for the next month or so,,,,,,soon i'll be travelling along all of those lekker roads,,,

and besides,,,,the best adventure is the one not planned,,,,bak die bike en waai
Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: funacide on August 21, 2009, 11:56:05 am
Hey Ama

Check out our ride report...

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=26044.0


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The Doornrivier 4x4 campsite is awesome and what good value for money. We each paid R30 rand that included nice shaded camping spot, a very good braai with grid and enough wood to sink a ship and the owner arranged for free ice for us as well. If you ever in the Zeerust area looking for good camping try them.

http://www.doornrivier.co.za/
Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: BlueBull2007 on October 03, 2009, 05:32:53 pm
Is that area really so shitty that nobody even went there yet? 8)

Its a nice area, best thing to do is just ride and then ask a farmer if you can camp.
Title: Re: Info needed about North West (Old Wes Transvaal)
Post by: Geriatrix on January 16, 2010, 12:27:17 pm
Try Santa at Marico Tourist Information 083-272-2958 ( BTW she runs a feeding scheme for orphans and other children who are starving because of the AIDS epidemic. I am sure a few rands donation when you visit her would help ).
We have stayed at Maruntwane Bed and Breakfast about 11 km west of Groot Marico on the N4 / Zeerust road. Phone Sarie Jordaan 014252 ask for 2540 ( Groot Marico is the last manual exchange in the country ). Try to stay at the rustic bush camp, which is much quieter than the main house and is within walking distance if you have a road bike.
They will also make a good breakfast or lunch.
Johan is the last person in the Marico to make mapoer by the traditional methods , and very nice stuff it is too. Do not have any unless you are sleeping over, because you will fall on your head and mess the tar.
If there are no hunters around the rough bush tracks are very good to ride, but not on a road bike.
Do not mess with the ostrich.