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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #20 on: December 28, 2012, 12:13:29 am »
That looks sh1tty, the one sticker says " Id rather be in the bush" and the other " Fear nothing". stickers are cheap to buy but difficult to live upto. Hope the rider is OK as could be after that tumble. Please keep us updated on riders condition if possible.
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #21 on: December 28, 2012, 08:30:01 am »
Pad noord van sesriem in die rigting van Swakop is baie goed. sal hom somer met die Harley  ry , of dalk nog met n Husky :pot: Ek stel voor mense vermy die pad tussen Aus en sesriem, rybaar maar glad nie pret nie.
 

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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #22 on: December 28, 2012, 11:35:59 am »
Ek stel voor mense vermy die pad tussen Aus en sesriem, rybaar maar glad nie pret nie.

Ry eerder die D707.
Baie mooier en minder uitgetrap.

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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #23 on: December 28, 2012, 11:49:27 am »
Ek stel voor mense vermy die pad tussen Aus en sesriem, rybaar maar glad nie pret nie.

Ry eerder die D707.
Baie mooier en minder uitgetrap.


Tussen Aus en Sesriem is mos deel van die D707.
Toe ek hom die eerste keer gery het kon jy heelpad eenhand ry. Lyk my deesdae wil hy jou kort kort byt :eek7:
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #24 on: December 28, 2012, 11:50:01 am »
Been on that stretch of gravel twice at this time of year
The graders only come back in the new year on some stretches so it gets chowed
Not lekker doing it on a 650 as my better half found out
She handled it but very slowly, completely stuffed by the time we got to sesriem
Watch out for those used stretches in nam during the silly season
D707 a much better choice
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #25 on: December 28, 2012, 12:32:14 pm »
Ek stel voor mense vermy die pad tussen Aus en sesriem, rybaar maar glad nie pret nie.

Ry eerder die D707.
Baie mooier en minder uitgetrap.


Tussen Aus en Sesriem is mos deel van die D707.
Toe ek hom die eerste keer gery het kon jy heelpad eenhand ry. Lyk my deesdae wil hy jou kort kort byt :eek7:

Toe ons hom laas gery het was dele mooi, so mooi ons kon soos hieronder gas gee.  Ander dele was kwaai uitgery en het middelmanne gahad so groot soos 'n kameel se rug.   :eek7:



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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #26 on: December 28, 2012, 12:42:05 pm »
Weet nog nie lekker wat gebeur het nie, maar dis hoe die knie lyk.



Die foto was blykbaar kort voor die val geneem, die AT het blykbaar nie skade nie.


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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #27 on: December 28, 2012, 12:52:23 pm »
One word is all i have -EINA !!!!!!
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #28 on: December 28, 2012, 01:01:46 pm »
 :o jip, dis EINA...
 

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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #29 on: December 28, 2012, 01:07:25 pm »
OMG.....that looks painfull.
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #30 on: December 28, 2012, 01:11:17 pm »
Jeanpant and hiking boots  ???
 

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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #31 on: December 28, 2012, 01:17:18 pm »
Het jy dit nog nooit gesien nie, of wat?  ;D Please not another ATGATT/no ATGATT discussion here.
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #32 on: December 28, 2012, 01:36:04 pm »
Jeanpant and hiking boots  ???

Dis sy pyn. 
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #33 on: December 28, 2012, 02:16:03 pm »
last road update for a couple of days. road from Solataire to swakop. no Harleys or Huskys. or anything else for that matter if you wanted to enjoy the ride.  Pad is kak, stamperig en vol ruts. hoop paaie verder noord lyk beter. there are at the moment 10 Jerman rentals 5 SA Tourists for every Namibian. dis ons toeriste wat die pad so in sy donner ry.
 

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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #34 on: December 28, 2012, 02:40:59 pm »
last road update for a couple of days. road from Solataire to swakop. no Harleys or Huskys. or anything else for that matter if you wanted to enjoy the ride.  Pad is kak, stamperig en vol ruts. hoop paaie verder noord lyk beter. there are at the moment 10 Jerman rentals 5 SA Tourists for every Namibian. dis ons toeriste wat die pad so in sy donner ry.
As hulle dit net meer onderhou sal die paaie ook beter wees. Byges daai paaie dra elke jaar al
hoe meer verkeer agv die hor getalle toeriste.
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #35 on: December 29, 2012, 03:19:34 pm »
Yes ouch..prayers and best wishes for the rider.......I for one don't like the look of that top box hanging way out back behind the rear axle line...loaded up with a bit of weight and on dirt  it could affect the bikes handling very badly, perfect recipe for a tank slapper.   Always see topboxes like this and wonder if people understand basic physics.   On tar one would not notice it so much,  but on dirt it would be lethal, especially as soon as you stood up on the pegs.  The bike is getting a bad rap because of bad packing.
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« Reply #36 on: December 29, 2012, 04:11:30 pm »
Hope the Rider is ok. There are lots of accidents on that stretch every year, Bikers and Motorists.
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #37 on: December 29, 2012, 06:45:36 pm »
Yes ouch..prayers and best wishes for the rider.......I for one don't like the look of that top box hanging way out back behind the rear axle line...loaded up with a bit of weight and on dirt  it could affect the bikes handling very badly, perfect recipe for a tank slapper.   Always see topboxes like this and wonder if people understand basic physics.   On tar one would not notice it so much,  but on dirt it would be lethal, especially as soon as you stood up on the pegs.  The bike is getting a bad rap because of bad packing.
One would have to load goldbars in a topbox to make the head too unstable to ride.
Haveing a pillion on a bike is much worse.
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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #38 on: December 29, 2012, 07:01:01 pm »
ChrisL maak solank daai "rider" se replacement list bymekaar :lamer:

Teen die tyd wat hy uit die hospitaal kom le sy bokse al langs die wrak. Intussen kan mamma solank die nuwe een ook bestel via die versekering :3some:
 

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Re: ouch GS650 rider down in Namibia
« Reply #39 on: December 29, 2012, 07:20:12 pm »
ChrisL maak solank daai "rider" se replacement list bymekaar :lamer:

Teen die tyd wat hy uit die hospitaal kom le sy bokse al langs die wrak. Intussen kan mamma solank die nuwe een ook bestel via die versekering :3some:

Moenie nog spot nie. Ek is bang dis n klient se vrou se fiets hierdie. :eek7:
Ek het hom gemail maar kry geen antwoord. Geen nuus is dus goeie nuus.
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