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Well he's in George at the moment and hes gonna finish up in Nigel, doesn't sound good does it, but I guess we will see him at some stage  :biggrin: :biggrin:
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Hey goose thanks for the update. That Xr of yours looks lekker and the boys starting to get into the rhythm even if the whale flipped the Grizz.

Always a pleasure Jim -  :thumleft: it seems like ages since you were last here...!  

By the way - it's the Yamaha XT that - not the Xaar !  8)

I've had no further news from the two of them - hope all's well...  they wanted to reach George by 6pm - but maybe a bit ambitious...?


UPDATE - The boys reached George a short while ago - SAFE!! 
bloody phone I knew it was the xt but my spell checker wants you on an Xr. Go figure!  Glad the boys are progressing well and reliving the trippy of mine through the dog box!
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The guys are probably just outside Uniondale, as I am typing. Updates and pictures to follow as soon as they get internet. I will load a few tonight. Lekker gewees om julle te ontmoet manne!!!
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A few kiekies I took today.

Arrived in Knysna







Ons almal het verkeerd gestop......behalwe Grizz






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« Last Edit: April 07, 2013, 11:54:16 pm by ®©errie »
2003 Yamaha XT600e (Blouwa)
1993 Suzuki Djebel 200 (Project)
1984 Yamaha TT600 (Sold)
1984 Yamaha XT250T (Sold)
2001 Yamaha SR250 (RIP) 1997 Yamaha RX115 (Sold) 1987 Kawasaki KE100 (in bike heaven) :paw: :paw: :paw: :paw:  Ride Report: Verneukpan and Beyond
 

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<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/IyUcyYWuwK4" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/IyUcyYWuwK4</a>
« Last Edit: April 08, 2013, 12:33:57 am by ®©errie »
2003 Yamaha XT600e (Blouwa)
1993 Suzuki Djebel 200 (Project)
1984 Yamaha TT600 (Sold)
1984 Yamaha XT250T (Sold)
2001 Yamaha SR250 (RIP) 1997 Yamaha RX115 (Sold) 1987 Kawasaki KE100 (in bike heaven) :paw: :paw: :paw: :paw:  Ride Report: Verneukpan and Beyond
 

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Ai daai rooi Walvis klink darem soos musiek in 'n ou se ore  :ricky: Veilig ry kerels en geniet die roadtrip  :thumleft:
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Closer to Nigel you might meet Spyker.... jeepers that sounds worse than I thought...  :imaposer:
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Ons is uiteindelik veilig on PE. Moeg lang dag gewees, met bietjie teëspoed. Vertel later meer.
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Ons is uiteindelik veilig on PE. Moeg lang dag gewees, met bietjie teëspoed. Vertel later meer.

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Ons is uiteindelik veilig on PE. Moeg lang dag gewees, met bietjie teëspoed. Vertel later meer.

Bly julle is veilig... die manne probeer baie inpak - jammer ou Grizz het so laat nog 'n ekstra week gekry anders sou die trippie lekker gespace gewees het!
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Ons is uiteindelik veilig on PE. Moeg lang dag gewees, met bietjie teëspoed. Vertel later meer.

Bly julle is veilig... die manne probeer baie inpak - jammer ou Grizz het so laat nog 'n ekstra week gekry anders sou die trippie lekker gespace gewees het!


Ons het genoeg tyd gehad, maar my splinter nuwe tweedehandse XT gee toe die gees, net na die eerste diep waterkruising in die middel van Baviaans, en staan nou in 'n skuur op Sandvlakte. Ons het toe teruggery, Willowmore om, ek en Dozer op sy bike.
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Nee f*k ... thats not lekker! many years back I once hydrolocked a 1150GS at Smitskraal and had to come back the next day for it  ... before the snorkel mod was perfected by yours truelly.
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What an experience!!

Cant wait for the baviaans pics!!1
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What an experience!!

Cant wait for the baviaans pics!!1
Ai tog manne! Kan ook nie wag vir die Fotos in Baviaans nie! Bly julle is veilig en mooi ry verder!
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What an experience!!

Cant wait for the baviaans pics!!1
Ai tog manne! Kan ook nie wag vir die Fotos in Baviaans nie! Bly julle is veilig en mooi ry verder!
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Unfortunately not many. My bike konked after the first water crossing, when you enter the park from the Willowmore side. We turn around and road home via Willowmore/Steitlerville. Left my bike at Sandvlakte and Dozer pillioned me home on his 1150.
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Long story short.....

XT600's do not like deep river crossings, but BMW GS's seem to be OK with it.

Some updates and photos main thread, linked above.

My brother towed Jupiters XT some distance, then we pushed it through knee deep water... Then towed it further to a farm where it was dumped for recovery in two weeks time.
After this, Deon and Jupiter were two up on his 1150GS.
We had some serious dirt road and then tar roads to do.

Doing 120km/hr on the dirt roads at times.
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Long story short.....

XT600's do not like deep river crossings, but BMW GS's seem to be OK with it.

Some updates and photos main thread, linked above.

My brother towed Jupiters XT some distance, then we pushed it through knee deep water... Then towed it further to a farm where it was dumped for recovery in two weeks time.
After this, Deon and Jupiter were two up on his 1150GS.
We had some serious dirt road and then tar roads to do.

Doing 120km/hr on the dirt roads at times.

Dis hoekom Jupe so kortaf is.
Eintlik niks met die eX-T te doen nie....
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Grizz ek het jou mis vertel 'it ain't an adventure until shits starts going wrong!' 🙈
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Bad luck, Jupiter.  Hope the new bike's OK.