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Title: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 04, 2012, 06:06:43 pm
Thanks to everyone for joining me on this ride. Did not take many pictures myself due to religious reasons but feel free to post yours.

For me the two highlights of the weekend were the route and the food......

The lowpoints were the weather and the 2 damaged bikes....but Ill leave it to them to tell the story.

A big heads up to Sam, second time on dirt and she handled the route like a pro...must have been all the collective advise the other dogs gave her...

This ride turned out just as I imagined it....Great people having a fabulous time in a beautiful environment.....

some pics...


Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mark Hardy on March 04, 2012, 07:16:26 pm
Nice one guys and gals. Wish I had been able to make it but had to work.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 04, 2012, 07:20:10 pm
Think there must be 2 reports...one on the ride and one on the food....
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: wilddoc on March 04, 2012, 07:20:33 pm
Some more photos
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 04, 2012, 07:25:48 pm
Look like you had fun on the way home......
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: IanTheTooth on March 04, 2012, 07:55:13 pm
Roll over Ursula Andress, Halle Berry, we have our own in the shape of (Sam) Haplo. Johannes made real sure that nothing went wrong with THIS river crossing.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 04, 2012, 08:02:17 pm
Nice meeting you Ian!

 :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Harry the Buffalo on March 04, 2012, 08:05:05 pm
 :3some:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: MadDog on March 04, 2012, 09:49:47 pm
Thanks to Chicco for organizing a fantastic weekend and for leading us on such a fantastic route to Tattenham. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and look forward to the next one. Thanks to all who joined for making it such an event to remember.

I have a few pics to share, nothing special though and no action shots since I spent most of my time relaxing at the back of the pack. The only video I took appears to have some misting on the lens due to the conditions but I will try my best to edit it and post to youtube, but once again not much to see at the back of the pack.

Here's my little album...

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Ready To Ride (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952911609/)
All packed and ready to ride.

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Salt Rock Caravan Park (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952912475/)
Our early morning meeting at the Salt Rock caravan park

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1st Smoke Break (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952913603/)
After chewing some dust for a little while the group stopped for a much needed break

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Local Shabine (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952914443/)
Our original meeting point for another one of the Dogs, we arrived way too early, probably had something to do with the pace of the leaders ;)

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Another Break (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806804380/)
Taking a little break in the shade of some trees along the route

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Slippery Grass (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806805466/)
After a minor spill for Haplo we took a much needed break to allow us to replenish some electrolytes and catch our breath

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Ultimatum Tree (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952917853/)
The Ultimatum tree, thanks to Haplo for the history lesson, I never even knew this place existed.

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Arrival (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952918861/)
Our arrival at Tattenham resort. The 3 of us skipped the last 30 kms of gravel in favor of a tar route to allow us to nurse the clutch on one of the bikes which was almost completely gone.

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7039/6952919733_3bef628291_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952919733/)
Dirty but Safe (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952919733/) by
The bike looking a little more dirty than it was when I left

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Lister Generator / Pump (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952920769/)
This old 16L 3 Cylinder Diesel Generator / Pump had a place of honor in the communal Dining Room / Lounge.

Check the size of that flywheel...

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Controls (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806810432/)
Check out the old school controls on the Lister. the Rotating dial had 3 settings, Stop, Start & Work. There was a massive compressor nearby to supply the 500PSI required to start this beast.

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Gauges (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952922679/)
Old school gauges and a needle & paper based rotating temperature dial

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Pressure Gauge (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952923509/)
The pressure gauge on the reservoir bottle connected to the Lister

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7196/6952924389_ae65575981_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952924389/)
Flywheel (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952924389/)
Check the thickness of the steel on that flywheel. Unfortunately it was no substitute for the broken clutch on one of the bikes :(

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The Pub (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806813908/)
Sitting around the pub at Tattenham trading stories and jokes

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Sunrise (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952926259/)
Sunrise over the lake

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All the Ducks in a row (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952927071/)
The local Ducks having a morning swim

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Feeding Time (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952928179/)
We tried to coax the ducks with some stale bread but they caught onto our ruse and stayed well clear. It seems the WildDogs reputation is well known in these parts.

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7207/6806818120_23f7a2033c_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806818120/)
Beemer Down (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806818120/)
One of the bikes miscalculated a corner approach and decided to test the crash bars..... Test SUCCESSFUL :)

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The Prawn Shack (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952930311/)
The Prawn Shack was buzzing and the approaching weather front from Cyclone Irena didn't dampen anyone's mood.

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7042/6952931375_f2fbdd226d_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952931375/)
All The Dogs (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952931375/)
Check the classy tables hastily assembled by our host Pumi who took an instant shine to one of the group ;)

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The View (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952932517/)
Our view of the ocean from the wobbly plastic chairs at the lunch table

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Trail Boss (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806822542/)
Our esteemed leader giving us the Low Down :)

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Haplo aka. SAM (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952934549/)
Sam finally eating something more substantial than  a grain of rice. You'll need lots more of that pasta to get those thin little arms and legs strong enough to pick that 650 of yours up ;)

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Gunda and Haplo (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952935565/)
Gunda Gunda and Haplo leading our group for a walk down to the beach after the 5th of 9 courses of our lunch. We all needed that walk desperately to make some room for what was to come.

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River Mouth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952936435/)
The river mouth along our walking route

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Waves (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6806826102/)
Check the current pushing into the river mouth. Cylcone Irena was starting to make its presence known.

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Clouds (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952937911/)
The sky was looking pretty ominous at this point and it was time to hightail it back to the Prawn Shack for more food (and a little drink for some)

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Kawasefi (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952938843/)
Kawasefi warming himself with some Rum in a tin cup ...

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Pumi (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952940373/)
Pumi was giving us all a stern reprimand for ignoring her instructions to wet our feet in the water. We gapped it back before she could find a stick to persuade us with.

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Ready for the next course (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952941725/)
All seated and ready to consume yet more prawns and other exotic delights

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Bonovo (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952942577/)
Bonovo was really attached to that beer :)

(http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7039/6952943421_22cf82f189_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952943421/)
Prawn Cocktails (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952943421/)
Tequila with live prawns being prepped for the brave

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Brave Dogs (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952944285/)
Said Prawn Cocktails about to be consumed, looks yummy.....NOT

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Bottoms Up (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952945199/)
Ready. Steady. GO....

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Disgusting (http://www.flickr.com/photos/59418044@N03/6952946137/)
The look on Bonovo's face says it all. Prawns just aren't meant to swim around in your mouth.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: skeet on March 04, 2012, 11:12:02 pm
Thanks Chicco for all the planning, and thank you to everyone who came for the ride, it was really enjoyable and looking forward to the next one. The people that were there, made the weekend what it was, which was amazing!

Yes... it was my bike that was one of the ones that broke down, the clutch went after it had just been rebuilt 1000km earlier. NOT COOL!!

Here are some pics I took
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: skeet on March 04, 2012, 11:17:56 pm
Some more pics...
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: skeet on March 04, 2012, 11:22:47 pm
And from the Prawn Shack...

I got a lift home for my broken bike and I on Sat night,so missed Sundays weather.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 05, 2012, 06:59:25 am
Yay for a fabulous weekend!! I'll load my photos this evening. Thanks again everyone :)

Looking forward to our next adventure!!
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 05, 2012, 08:38:11 am
Great pics of a great weekend guys !!

I have some video to edit an post.

I forgot the camera running so I have about five minutes of upside down video of me buying coffee at the Spar that I am sure you would love to see ? 
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Malibu on March 05, 2012, 08:45:00 am
Mmmmmm.... memories...

Glad you guys and girls had a good one! 
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: roxenz on March 05, 2012, 10:04:38 am
Sjoe, looks you guys & girls had huge fun!

But I thought all you chaps pissing on this bike was a bit infradig...     ;D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 05, 2012, 10:33:09 am
. . . .

But I thought all you chaps pissing on this bike was a bit infradig...     ;D


I was thinking, "Wonder if Mr Vise Grip Senior will sort out that brake lever" - He did okay !  :D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 05, 2012, 01:16:07 pm
Thanks Chicco, for a lekka ride....start to finish. Nice to meet some more WD's. I have tried to select a couple of  pics unseen.
Enjoy! :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 05, 2012, 01:23:15 pm
Photo's Continued
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 05, 2012, 01:25:28 pm
Last but not least :biggrin:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 05, 2012, 03:03:16 pm
*sigh*

There I was, having an intellectual discussion with two charming young ladies from Secunda about topical environmental issues  (actually about the big stink from the Sasol smoke stacks) and I get accused, and publicly nogal,  by my riding companions of impure thoughts, intentions and spade work.

Moi? At my age? With my body?

Not true I tell you - Not true . . .  ::)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 05, 2012, 04:26:08 pm
Had this guy jumped the stop street about 3 seconds later it may have given Haplo a bit of a problem.

Driver looked about 13 years old.

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Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: wildside on March 05, 2012, 05:34:29 pm
Thanks Nicco for arranging a wonderful weekend at Tattenhams. It was enjoyed with an entertaining crowd of people. It was nice to see some familiar faces again and great to meet some new ones. Guys.......the way you looked after us girls was most impressive.....a big thanks.

Hope to see Mrs. Wilddoc ( Noel) on her own bike next time and  ‘Well done Sam’ – you did great.

Looking forward to the next get-together.

A few more photies to check out.

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ENJOYED AN EXTRA NIGHT CAMPING AT SALT ROCK TO AVOID DOING THE N3 ON BIKES.

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STUNNING VIEWS OF THE VALLEY OF 1000 HILLS AT OUR FIRST BREAK

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A CUTE LITTLE SPECTATOR

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NICCO LEADING RIDERS THAT OVERSHOT THE TURNOFF

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RESTING IN THE HOT SUN WITH ZINKWAZI IN THE BACKGROUND

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MR.G ~ A HAPPY CHAPPY

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APPROACHING A RIVER CROSSING

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NICCO ~ THE CHARMER ~ CONVINCED THE MAMA TO WADE ACROSS AND CHECK THE DEPTH

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This grove of Raphia Palms that we rode through, beside the railway line in Mtunzini, is one of the few declared natural monuments in the country. (Thanks Google)

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WAITING IN THE SUGARCANE FOR THE OTHER RIDERS

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ENJOYING A REST STOP

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HAVING A BLADDER MOMENT

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THESE LOCAL KIDDIES ENJOYED AN AUDIENCE WHILE JOHANNE RECOVERED HIS BIKE

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SOME ACTION FROM JOHANNE

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NICCO LOOKING EQUALLY  UBBER COOL :ricky:

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KINGSLEY WITH HIS HAPPY BUCKET

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SOME DOGS REALLY CAME INTO THEIR OWN AROUND FEEDING TIME >:D

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A LITTLE BIT OF SPONTANEOUS 'LANG ARM' FROM MR & MRS. WILDDOC


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YUP......AS ANTICIPATED A WET RIDE HOME.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Harry the Buffalo on March 05, 2012, 07:15:28 pm
Great ride............... :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: goingnowherequickly on March 06, 2012, 06:52:34 am
Thanks to all for a great weekend...
A couple of my pics from the Renegade...
Quick stop near the start
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near Zinkwazi...
(http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/3591/p3030086.jpg) (http://img849.imageshack.us/i/p3030086.jpg/)
Our lakeview villa from the lake...
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Good Times.... :biggrin:
(http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/3249/p3030107x.jpg) (http://img651.imageshack.us/i/p3030107x.jpg/)
 (http://img811.imageshack.us/img811/6435/p3030108d.jpg) (http://img811.imageshack.us/i/p3030108d.jpg/)
(http://img220.imageshack.us/img220/2996/p3030109.jpg) (http://img220.imageshack.us/i/p3030109.jpg/)
We were lucky to avoid rain on the saturday outride.....
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Local architecture...
(http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/1332/p3040112.jpg) (http://img825.imageshack.us/i/p3040112.jpg/)

Ugie & Offside negotiating a steep rutted descent...   
(http://img829.imageshack.us/img829/50/p3040114.jpg) (http://img829.imageshack.us/i/p3040114.jpg/)
(http://img689.imageshack.us/img689/5594/p3040115.jpg) (http://img689.imageshack.us/i/p3040115.jpg/)
(http://img805.imageshack.us/img805/9969/p3040116.jpg) (http://img805.imageshack.us/i/p3040116.jpg/)
Bonova makes short work of the crossing...
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PrawnShack...
 (http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/2149/p3040139r.jpg) (http://img9.imageshack.us/i/p3040139r.jpg/)
More good times....
Revenge of the prawn...
(http://img822.imageshack.us/img822/27/p3040220.jpg) (http://img822.imageshack.us/i/p3040220.jpg/)

 
Raining Sunday Morning...
 (http://img856.imageshack.us/img856/9430/p3050223.jpg) (http://img856.imageshack.us/i/p3050223.jpg/)

Looking forward to the next one  :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 06, 2012, 06:53:19 am
*sigh*

There I was, having an intellectual discussion with two charming young ladies from Secunda about topical environmental issues  (actually about the big stink from the Sasol smoke stacks) and I get accused, and publicly nogal,  by my riding companions of impure thoughts, intentions and spade work.

Moi? At my age? With my body?

Not true I tell you - Not true . . .  ::)

Is anyone else wondering why he has photos of them??  :pot:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 06, 2012, 06:56:06 am
..... Guys.......the way you looked after us girls was most impressive.....a big thanks.


 :thumleft:  I agree!!!!
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: goingnowherequickly on March 06, 2012, 06:59:18 am
Is anyone else wondering why he has photos of them??    :pot:
 
Well spotted  :laughing4:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: White Rhino on March 06, 2012, 07:10:06 am
Looks awsome - please show us uninformed the route :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 06, 2012, 07:34:51 am
. . .

Is anyone else wondering why he has photos of them??  :pot:

Pure coincidence and camera incompetence - I put the helmet cam down in snappy snappy mode - and there they were  ;D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 06, 2012, 06:28:08 pm
Looks awsome - please show us uninformed the route :thumleft:

just say when.....I'll gladly take you... :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: IanTheTooth on March 06, 2012, 08:54:12 pm
Chicco, I think what White Rhino is angling for the GPS track of the Ride. The planned route is in yellow and our actual tracks in blue but I think White Rhino should be careful about coming into Natal, he may become an endangered species!
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: White Rhino on March 07, 2012, 05:02:46 am
Chicco, I think what White Rhino is angling for the GPS track of the Ride. The planned route is in yellow and our actual tracks in blue but I think White Rhino should be careful about coming into Natal, he may become an endangered species!
Thanks IanTheTooth. Needing a bit of Rhino forn then?  :ricky:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Kenisis on March 07, 2012, 06:27:40 am
Looks like you all had a great time.

Kind regards
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 07, 2012, 08:06:46 am
Chicco, I think what White Rhino is angling for the GPS track of the Ride. The planned route is in yellow and our actual tracks in blue but I think White Rhino should be careful about coming into Natal, he may become an endangered species!
Thanks IanTheTooth. Needing a bit of Rhino forn then?  :ricky:

I know....just trying my luck for another ride.....
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: MadDog on March 07, 2012, 08:08:12 am
I know....just trying my luck for another ride.....

I'm in :)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Voetpomp on March 07, 2012, 08:41:28 am
 :thumleft: Nice ,THX !
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: MadDog on March 07, 2012, 12:00:52 pm
A small clip of some of the riding. No action shots and unfortunately the lens kept fogging up due to moisture in the air so I had to leave out some of the best footage :(

I hope the embedding works...

http://youtu.be/lEQ-1dtnCd4

here's the link to the video if not...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEQ-1dtnCd4&hd=1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEQ-1dtnCd4&hd=1)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 07, 2012, 02:09:46 pm
Some video of one of my favourite roads in the country - The forest road into 'Zini

29Mb video clip

(http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p338/PeterC_bucket/th_ForestRoad.jpg) (http://s344.photobucket.com/albums/p338/PeterC_bucket/?action=view&current=ForestRoad.mp4)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: seajaykay on March 07, 2012, 02:19:06 pm
Gr8 Pics!!! this is what the forum is about? to see such a nice ride!! far cry from the political shite................. :peepwall:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Ugie on March 07, 2012, 03:56:57 pm
Thanks dogs for an outstanding weekend, I did enjoy myself thoroughly, in spite of an unnecessary off on Saturday. Thanks again Chicco for organizing everything.

Fast asleep, I overshot a corner and lost the front end on the wet grass. I had a nice slide until the foot peg bracket caught onto the gravel road and brought us to a stop.It bent upwards, resulting in the subframe being twisted. I was really lucky that the brake fluid bottle didn't break. The crash bars also bent towards the engine, but no plastics got damaged. SW Motech bars are the best!
The handlebars, mirror and front brake lever just shifted with no damage. Gunda was so nice to straighten the foot brake lever for me. The centrestand is also slightly bent. There a few new scratches on the swingarm as well.

I walked away only with a bruise just below the hip.

My pics are mostly copies of those already posted, but here are a few anyway

The first beers on Friday
(http://img594.imageshack.us/img594/2842/gingindlovu201203020002.jpg)

The first beers at Prawn Shak
(http://img252.imageshack.us/img252/6084/img2012030300027.jpg)

Gunda having an intellectual discussion about the stink of Secunda
(http://img804.imageshack.us/img804/7805/img2012030300029.jpg)

Chicco and the Missus enjoying some Kurt Darren on the swing
(http://img85.imageshack.us/img85/6497/img2012030300036.jpg)

Course 5 and beer
(http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/1984/img2012030300037.jpg)

A prawn ending his life in my tequila
(http://img685.imageshack.us/img685/9784/img2012030300041.jpg)

Damage
(http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/3640/kloof2012030700047.jpg)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 07, 2012, 05:35:15 pm
. . . . .
Gunda having an intellectual discussion about the stink of Secunda
(http://img804.imageshack.us/img804/7805/img2012030300029.jpg)
. . . . .
True  ;D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 07, 2012, 08:25:27 pm
The next one will be at Lelani or The hatchery......one nighter....up Saturday...back Sunday..... :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 08, 2012, 07:31:44 am
The next one will be at Lelani or The hatchery......one nighter....up Saturday...back Sunday..... :thumleft:

I can do that !

Lilani is nicer once it starts to get a little colder and drier. When it's been raining too much the water is not as warm - dilution of heat.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 08, 2012, 05:02:22 pm
19 may ?
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: wilddoc on March 08, 2012, 09:24:05 pm
Ek sal my dagboek na gaan.Sal net n ompad moet ry of miskien julle ontmoet daar by die kus.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 10, 2012, 05:42:42 pm
Experimental Riding Pack Video. Trying to learn video editing and captioning, but at my age it's slow. ::)

25Mb

(http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p338/PeterC_bucket/th_pack.jpg) (http://s344.photobucket.com/albums/p338/PeterC_bucket/?action=view&current=pack.mp4)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 10, 2012, 07:24:17 pm
Experimental Riding Pack Video. Trying to learn video editing and captioning, but at my age it's slow. ::)

25Mb

(http://i344.photobucket.com/albums/p338/PeterC_bucket/th_pack.jpg) (http://s344.photobucket.com/albums/p338/PeterC_bucket/?action=view&current=pack.mp4)

and some guys have long names.... :patch:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: goingnowherequickly on March 10, 2012, 08:22:29 pm
"and some guys have long names.... Patch"
 :laughing4:
Nice vid Gunda
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: skeet on March 10, 2012, 08:28:44 pm
A week later...

I will get my bike back next week
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 10, 2012, 09:07:21 pm
A week later...

I will get my bike back next week

who's paying?
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: skeet on March 10, 2012, 09:15:11 pm
Me! :'(
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: wilddoc on March 11, 2012, 06:16:27 am
GG that video is well done. Not to bad for old bugger like you now you can teach me but my mother always said I am a bit slow but not stupid.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: schalk vd merwe on March 11, 2012, 09:03:37 am
It looks like you guys had a nice ride and a Jol.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 11, 2012, 09:23:16 am
Me! :'(

why? better you go test ride a KTM then..... :mwink: >:D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: skeet on March 11, 2012, 11:21:56 am
Me! :'(

why? better you go test ride a KTM then..... :mwink: >:D

As I said on Sat night... You are very evil ... tempting me like that with a KTM... >:D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: wilddoc on March 11, 2012, 08:18:12 pm
Did they say why did it happen? Must say it does not do anything for the Tenere's name. I think a KTM will make you SMILE
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: bonova on March 11, 2012, 09:42:08 pm
hey dudes!!!!! sorryfor the late addition!

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020001.jpg)

Jules
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020003.jpg)

Wildside?
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020008.jpg)

And on her way again!
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020010.jpg)

Sam
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020009.jpg)

Plenty help by Skeet and Maddog
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020011.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020012.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020015.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020016.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020017.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020018.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020020.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020028.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020029.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020031.jpg)

Skeet at the famous clutch spot.....but on Sams bike ;)
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020032.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020033.jpg)even walking in it was hard work! Baptism of fire...

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3020034.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030042.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030048.jpg)

Pictures say a hundred words! Rough day for Ugie!
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030049.jpg)
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030052.jpg)
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030053.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030054.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030056.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030058.jpg)

The BMW submarine - good way of getting off the mud!
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030059.jpg)

Prawn shack food
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030065.jpg)

For the 4 of us that were there till they closed the bar...things got a little more entertaining....but only a little ;)
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030080.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030081.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030082.jpg)

These girls invited us back to their spot...but we declined...after all we were here to ride bikes...... :3some:
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030083.jpg)

Jules trying to charm our way to keeping the bar open.....dunno - the face says it all!
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030085.jpg)

(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030089.jpg)

Lift back with the owner - thanks bud!
(http://i337.photobucket.com/albums/n374/bonovalimbus/prawn%20shack%20ride%20march%202012/P3030091.jpg)

It was an awesome w/e - thank you to everyone!!! Chicco - many thanks for organizing. Great to meet up with some mates and meet new ones.

 :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: spoedvark on March 11, 2012, 10:00:25 pm
Awesome! Thanks for sharing! :ricky:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 12, 2012, 06:58:51 am
These girls invited us back to their spot...but we declined...after all we were here to ride bikes...... :imaposer:

That's what you claim....but there is still 3hours missing since you left the bar and arriving back at the camp..... >:D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 12, 2012, 12:55:51 pm
GG that video is well done. Not to bad for old bugger like you now you can teach me but my mother always said I am a bit slow but not stupid.

Let's have a little less of the "old bugger" part.  ;D

I'm still trying to learn - Using the free Windows Live Movie maker, and things are starting to make more sense.

Happy to help when I get a bit further up the learning curve.

Funny thing though - I put some Rodrigo Y Gabriela guitar music as a background, and when I tried to upload it to PhotoBucket, it said "no can do - you got copyright music on the soundtrack"

That's clever - recognized the music from a few seconds on a video. I am disappointed, but impressed.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Ugie on March 12, 2012, 04:44:16 pm
These girls invited us back to their spot...but we declined...after all we were here to ride bikes...... :imaposer:

That's what you claim....but there is still 3hours missing since you left the bar and arriving back at the camp..... >:D

Only because we couldn't find the car........ ::)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 12, 2012, 05:43:01 pm
These girls invited us back to their spot...but we declined...after all we were here to ride bikes...... :imaposer:

That's what you claim....but there is still 3hours missing since you left the bar and arriving back at the camp..... >:D

Only because we couldn't find the car........ ::)

ok ok ek grap net....julle is in elkgeval te ordentlik vir daai girls gewees........enige girl wat n shrimp lewendig insluk "must be frowned upon".....
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 13, 2012, 11:31:02 am


........enige girl wat n shrimp lewendig insluk "must be frowned upon".....
[/quote]

...... ummm...... oooops?????
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: MadDog on March 13, 2012, 11:34:06 am


........enige girl wat n shrimp lewendig insluk "must be frowned upon".....

...... ummm...... oooops?????
[/quote]

and we're all still waiting for you to upload your pics Sam :)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: The Badger on March 13, 2012, 12:08:30 pm
EEEEIISSSHHH looks like a jol. Im really sorry I missed it .

Chicco, sorry man but been suffering from internet-less-ness and too much work.

Thanks for the great pics everyone. :thumleft:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 13, 2012, 10:34:29 pm
Can anybody tell me Jules WD name? Thank you...
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: MadDog on March 13, 2012, 10:51:27 pm
Can anybody tell me Jules WD name? Thank you...

I believe that's goingnowherequickly
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 14, 2012, 10:07:00 am


........enige girl wat n shrimp lewendig insluk "must be frowned upon".....

...... ummm...... oooops?????

and we're all still waiting for you to upload your pics Sam :)

OK, Ok, I'll get there :) Seemed a bit superfluous with all the amazing photos everyone else took but I'll see if I have anything a bit different.

[/quote]
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: GundaGunda on March 14, 2012, 10:22:21 am
Can anybody tell me Jules WD name? Thank you...

I believe that's goingnowherequickly


Should have been goingnowheresometimesextremelyquickly  ;D
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Draad on March 14, 2012, 07:08:06 pm
Chicco whens the next ride boet ?
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on March 14, 2012, 07:29:23 pm
Chicco whens the next ride boet ?

still working on that one, will only be a one nighter, depart sat morning, back on sunday.

Lilani or Hatchery......

http://www.thehatchery.co.za/
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 15, 2012, 02:32:38 pm
Haplo please advise me of dance studio as I have a "girl" friend wanting to join ...ex JHB...thanks
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: MadDog on March 15, 2012, 03:02:04 pm
Haplo please advise me of dance studio as I have a "girl" friend wanting to join ...ex JHB...thanks

 :laughing4:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 16, 2012, 06:57:18 am
Haplo please advise me of dance studio as I have a "girl" friend wanting to join ...ex JHB...thanks

I'm going to naively believe you :)

http://www.redsalsa.co.za/

AND what good timing because there is a salsa party this Saturday at Czar!
http://www.durbansalsa.co.za/

Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 16, 2012, 12:43:04 pm
Thanks I will forward the info.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: bonova on March 16, 2012, 02:18:34 pm
Thanks I will forward the info.

admit it bud ----- it's you...... we won't judge you  ;)
OK, joking - we will  :imaposer:
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 16, 2012, 02:28:38 pm
I'm a Party Rocker (stage diving included )...I can't Salsa
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 16, 2012, 02:50:29 pm
Thanks I will forward the info.

Cool beans :) Class starts next week and there are limited numbers so she should give them a shout soon.

And....

Thanks I will forward the info.

admit it bud ----- it's you...... we won't judge you  ;)
OK, joking - we will  :imaposer:

Oh you know you want to come!!!
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 17, 2012, 04:41:16 pm
Ok let's give this a go...
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 17, 2012, 04:42:50 pm
Waiting!
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Haplo on March 17, 2012, 04:45:05 pm
Waiting!


..... for anything in particular?
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 17, 2012, 04:46:33 pm
You were about to give something a go?
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Mr G (David) on March 19, 2012, 09:22:07 am
OK got the pics...well done. :thumleft: Did not pick them up on the cell.
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Firecoast on March 19, 2012, 09:23:26 am
Nice one!

Thanks for sharing!
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on February 19, 2019, 03:22:58 pm
Not sure which of you dogs are still active, EttienneT is planning a KZN bash 2019 like the old times....

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=234274.0
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: Goingnowherekwickly on February 19, 2019, 06:47:24 pm
Hi Nico
Hope you're well bud :)
Thanks for the heads up, pleasant memories reading that report..
( can't remember that much from prawn shack tho hahaha)
I'll try make a plan :)
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: chicco on February 19, 2019, 07:58:31 pm
Hi Nico
Hope you're well bud :)
Thanks for the heads up, pleasant memories reading that report..
( can't remember that much from prawn shack tho hahaha)
I'll try make a plan :)

Free beer for old renegade riders......
Title: Re: 2012 Renegade ride report and Pics.
Post by: wildside on February 20, 2019, 12:10:22 pm
Wow...so nice to see those all those old photos again...such great memories of a wonderful weekend and fun at the Prawn Shack.  Definitely time for another.
Hope you are keeping well. Still cycling?