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Offline Vansafrica

Riding round Africa
« on: March 03, 2013, 12:42:13 am »
Hi Guys,

In less than a week I am departing for my 8 month journey around Africa and Europe.

I will be posting some details here for anyone looking to do a similar trip or just wanna see what I am up too.

Here is my blog www.vansafrica.com.

Cheers

Riaan
WWW.VANSAFRICA.COM

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Offline OOOOMS

Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2013, 07:44:40 pm »
Hmmmmm....50 000km''s thats pretty tuff...Good Luck  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2013, 08:04:45 pm »
Hmmmmm....50 000km''s thats pretty tuff...Good Luck  :thumleft:

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Offline Vansafrica

Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2013, 09:09:37 pm »
Thanks Guys!

I am in Lobito Angola at the moment! Bike is going well! I am getting used to west africa slowly!

Cheers
Riaan
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Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2013, 09:15:17 pm »
Thanks Guys!

I am in Lobito Angola at the moment! Bike is going well! I am getting used to west africa slowly!

Cheers
Riaan

No need to rush...just travel safe & enjoy the ride. :ricky: :thumleft:
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Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2013, 04:34:18 am »
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Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013, 04:29:56 pm »
Interesting read, tx Mzee, also forwarded your link link to a mate of mine who is doing the same route soon!

Riaan, tx for the daily updates, following with keen interest  :thumleft:
 

Offline Vansafrica

Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2013, 11:24:37 am »
Hi Guys,

Please help!

My rear diff bearings are busy going at a speedy rate. Does anyone know of a mech in morocco or of a diff in SA thats rebuilt that I can send to morocco?

Or if anyone has any idea how to replace the bearings and if its possible to be done in small workshop!

Cheers
Riaan
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2016 KTM 300 XCW
 

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Re: Riding round Africa
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2013, 08:34:10 pm »
Hi Riaan, from your blog seems all is good and well and you are on your way to France  :biggrin: