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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #180 on: September 28, 2012, 06:31:39 pm »
The rest to follow................ >:D
 

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #181 on: September 28, 2012, 06:34:17 pm »
Ekskuus tog? Maak oop jou bliksemse oe' as jy met my wil praat!!!! O ja jy het met my gepraat! WHEEDEATER taal..................

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #182 on: September 28, 2012, 06:40:26 pm »
Ekskuus tog? Maak oop jou bliksemse oe' as jy met my wil praat!!!! O ja jy het met my gepraat! WHEEDEATER taal..................

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #183 on: September 28, 2012, 10:42:14 pm »
Camera is still in ICU......
Nou kyk nou ne!
As daai nie die prys wen vir die domste verloordergesiggie op die bash nie dan weet ek nie!
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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #184 on: September 29, 2012, 07:22:08 am »
Daai stoetie is n jintelman OS. Hy het gewag tot al julle dronkgatte uitpass en toe die hele kamp se vrouens gedek. Dis hoekom die girls so happy met hulle mans was - daai otter met die vlermuis onder weet mos hoe. Weet nie hoekom die jirre vir hom daai zak gegee het nie, hy het fokkol om daarin te sit nie. Soos n moerse beursie met net n 20c in... ;D :peepwall:

 

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #185 on: September 29, 2012, 07:55:07 am »
Jy ken mos die storie van die ou wat aan die einde van die ry gestaan het toe die voële uitgedeel is, en toe kry hy die paal. So het Stoetie seker maar aan die einde van die ry gestaan toe balle uitgedeel is, toe kry hy maar die sak waarin dit gekom het.  :imaposer:
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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #186 on: September 29, 2012, 09:47:24 am »
Ga kak asb agter 'n bos en lag daarvoor en nie vir my nie!!!!!!!!!!! :3some: >:D
 

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #187 on: September 29, 2012, 11:03:17 am »
Ons laggie vir djou nie my broe, ons lag viraai troeteldier wat so nes gemaak't soe onne djou lêkkete.


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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #188 on: September 29, 2012, 12:30:24 pm »
LS checking in

a ride report will follow soon
there will be stories of wind-pumps with no 'off' switches, declining Afrikaner monuments, amazing wheelies, our fearless leader on a Honda, Wild Dog sobriety, cold mornings, boere discovering that he has average build, amazing landscapes, the state of technology in the Transkei, and miniscule landmarks.

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #189 on: September 29, 2012, 03:11:18 pm »
Fark I am lekker sour. Seems to me these bashes just get better and better. Might have to resign next year just to be able to get to ONE!

Some amazing and some funny photo's!
 

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #190 on: September 29, 2012, 03:49:38 pm »
Bliksem Lucky Striker,jy mag maar fotos neem :thumleft:
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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #191 on: September 29, 2012, 05:39:09 pm »
Kom nou Mnr Frannarossi .... ek wag vir my Brakpan jokes... :imaposer:

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #192 on: September 29, 2012, 07:50:49 pm »
Jy ken mos die storie van die ou wat aan die einde van die ry gestaan het toe die voële uitgedeel is, en toe kry hy die paal. So het Stoetie seker maar aan die einde van die ry gestaan toe balle uitgedeel is, toe kry hy maar die sak waarin dit gekom het.  :imaposer:

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #193 on: September 29, 2012, 08:02:03 pm »
Our trip took us anti-clockwise around Lesotho. The magenta route was the trip to the bash. Blue was the route around Rhodes and Tiffendel. Green was the return route home.  Our trip was basically 6.5 days with real great company.

On Wednesday we left JHB, slabbing it to Winburg where we kuired and slept over to start dirt on Thursday morning.
Winburg Hotel

Stoffel on his Beast

Stoffel and Grandson Jaydon. This little man is BIKE CRAZY and shadows “Oupa” Stoffel everywhere.

Gypsy Jay on his BMW 650 Dakar “in disguise”

Rodlau and Laurika

Rodlau on his KLR

Da Peeg on his 1150GSA

Filling Up at Excelsior’s only fuel pumps.

Lunch at Blackrock Hotel, formally Thaba Nchu Sun hotel.

Yours Truly

Moondog, Da Peeg, Gypsy Jay

Rodlau , resting up. (serious gentleman this )

Stoffel and “Antie” Stoffel (Bets) She road along in the Vito, back-up .Made place for grandson Jayden

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Jayden with Ouma & Oupa Stoffel.

Jaydon with Oupa Stoffel at the Caledon River bridge. He views the road “first” behind the GSA screen

All of us at the Caledon River Bridge east of Smithfield heading to Rouxville.

My Steed. Awesome machine

Gypsy Jay

Rodlau

Moondog, with is mascot  bringing up the rear. Thanks buddy for all your driving with the Vito and trailer, to ensure we have a lekker trip.


The Snow Valley venue hall, on Friday night.

Some mighty tall and big owes are also dogs. This dog chatting up MJ.

Jules , other & Li (Now PE “hone”) Lekker to see you guys again.

Our residence during the bash week-end. 5km from Snow Valley.

Jaydon & Oupa Stoffel. These two did some serious bonding this weekend. How lucky can a a brakkie be to have such a lekker Oupa dog.

Tweets and Jaydon and our way to Rhodes.

Jayden

Rhodes valley with the town in the distance other side the green patch.

Stoffel and Jayden , on the way up to Tiffendel. Lekker Stoffel.

Water fall in the distance, on the way up to Tiffendel, where the incredible steep Zig Zag pass is. “looking west”.

Tiffendel Area, Oupa Stoffel and Jayden. Note the snow line.  Temp at 15h00 was 5 deg C.

Tweets

We met this couple , Louis and Grieta on their 990 ADV, here high up in the mountains. This is their first WD outing and bash. Baie welkom julle. Mag julle ons forum en mede DS riders geniet.


View from Tiffendel looking west.

Jaydon, “On top of the World” Oupa, dis koud hierbo, maar mooi

Beautiful country, as seen from Tiffendel

Jayden learning to ride behind Oupa. With all the standing Oupa had to do, on serious technical sections. Jaydon got kinda in the way, up-front. In any case he has to learn to ride pillion behind oupa, because soon he will be too big to sit up front.  (problem now is he falls asleep on the tank when things get boring. On the back he cant do that anymore.)

Laurika on the move.

Pee stop for Jayden.
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Tenahead Info + some pic’s




Laurika on top of Naude’s Nek pass.

Stoffel and Jayden

Myself

Awesome country heading toward Mount Fletcher

Just had to give Jayden a feel for the real size of a grader.

Da Peeg waiting for us. Lower Lotheni area

Scenery of the Lower Lotheni area.

Local traffic before Notthingham Road. Don’t sukkel with this traffic.


At Notthingham Road, looking south, from where we had come - Heaven. Gypsy Jay eager to get going. He was running low on tea, at this stage

DaPeeg and “L” enjoying an ale, at a brewery outside Notthingham Road.




North of Ladysmith, I entered a sharp bend with a fine shale surface a bit “hot”. Decided to do emergency braking but failed to stop in time. This is the braking streeeeeeeeeeeeep.

I came to a halt, inside the hole, and fell over to the right.  Picked the bike up and rode it spin, spin out of the hole.  Spectators were soon to arrive to see the action. No damage except the ego.

Yours Truly on top of Normandiens Pass

Da Peeg doing tyre repairs at the Memel Hotel.

First real long run with this bike. What an absolute pleasure it is. I’d say better than the 1200’s , for sure.

The (S)quad.


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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #194 on: September 29, 2012, 10:04:14 pm »
How LS got his beard?  :biggrin:


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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #195 on: September 29, 2012, 10:42:44 pm »
Great RR Tweets.  Just like it was. Thanks for everything you did.  Your planning and running of the trip was top notch.  It was a lekker experience going with all you guys.  That little man Jayden really is a biking hero.
 

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #196 on: September 30, 2012, 12:34:33 am »
Thank u Tweeters. U go beyond just doing it..always the extra mile..that little tea setup you pull out in the middle of no-where....great memories. And as for Jayden..I dreaded having such a young child along..but he was amazing. No tantrums, never tired from riding....he can ride along anytime!!!! Great trip!

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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #197 on: October 01, 2012, 08:28:36 am »
How LS got his beard?  :biggrin:



Then I thank god it was a Beard klap and not a P@#$ klap else he would have ended up looking like Kilroy      :peepwall:
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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #198 on: October 01, 2012, 08:33:46 am »
Nice Guys!! More pics Stoetie...!!
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Re: WD National Bash 2012: Snow Valley general ride report
« Reply #199 on: October 01, 2012, 11:31:04 am »
Nice pics there Tweets - the 800 has converted you I see
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