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Songimvelo/Swazi trip
« on: May 15, 2006, 09:57:14 am »
My girly Lauren and I did a zip-trip down to Badplaas, through Songimvelo reserve, into Swaziland, out and through Baberton,
to Whiteriver, to Lydenburg and back again to Centurion.

We left saturday morning, and back again sunday eve.

Here is a small report and some pics.

The route:



My Mapsource GPS tracks can be found here.
http://photovault.clubmon.co.za/thevault/herman@mymobile.co.za/2006-Biketrip-Baberton/Centurion-bulembu.gdb


Deflating tires for the dirt on the Danie Joubert bridge



On this deserted little forest road, we slipped
on a rock, and down we went.




Very steep rocky uphill got the best of us




On top of the world just south of baberton



Almost got cought by this 'sloot' in the road.
Even the pic looks like I shat in my pants ! muhahaha



Just some nice pics.






For all the pics, check this link.
http://photovault.clubmon.co.za/showFolder.php?user=herman@mymobile.co.za&folder=2006-Biketrip-Baberton


enjoy !

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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2006, 10:01:52 am »
Awesome trip dude!

Those 1150's are best for taking a pilloin.
 

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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2006, 10:20:15 am »
Nice!

Seeing the experience the past few weeks of rock throwing in Lesotho and this past weekend, how did the locals in Swaziland handle you? Any similar experiences?
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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2006, 10:23:35 am »
I have been to the Kingdom, as they call it there, several times
in the last few months.

Never had one single bad experience.

The worst was, the border post control man searched our
panniers...:)

This is indeed a little gem, that is calling your name right now !

Its a tourist heaven, and the people are awesome.
Here is sum more pics of another trip.
http://photovault.clubmon.co.za/showFolder.php?user=herman@mymobile.co.za&folder=2005-SwaziBikes_2005-08

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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2006, 10:43:45 am »
Thanks for the post, lets me think back to the wwr ride.
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« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2006, 11:30:36 am »
nice stuff there H  :)  :)  :)  :)

nice to see you didnt just stick to the normal roads either....  :thumbright:
 

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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2006, 02:02:37 pm »
GR8 report, thanks for sharing. Looks like a nice weekend trip to be taken...
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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2006, 02:08:17 pm »
Thanks for sharing - I enjoyed it
Glad to see a GSA being ridden by someone not overweight! :lol:

I also see you have both a helmet cam and a shoe cam :P
 

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« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2006, 02:47:23 pm »
Very nice report.  Cool pics  :D  :D
 

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« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2006, 03:04:21 pm »
tx for sharing - nice pics :)
 

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« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2006, 03:15:58 pm »
Quote from: "LuckyStriker"
Thanks for sharing - I enjoyed it
Glad to see a GSA being ridden by someone not overweight! :lol:

:P


Glad I do not ride a GSA or I might feel that this was aimed at me!

UFUDO, it must be you and / or your other half overweight!

Maybe it is you Adventurer?

And Camo Joe at a disgusting 60 something Kg, you should be ashamed.

No only one candidate it must be Toucan at about 80 something Kg, or just maybe Cuteness he is talking about YOU?

I thought we agreed to stop these senseless personal attacks LS!

You must have been checking out all those fat Yank,s.  

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« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2006, 03:36:32 pm »
I was just commenting in a roundabout way on that other thread where everyone wanted to go on a diet. You know, the: "I'm so fat" "No you're not" "Yes I am" thread. :wink:

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« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2006, 04:06:48 pm »
Quote from: "LuckyStriker"
I was just commenting in a roundabout way on that other thread where everyone wanted to go on a diet. You know, the: "I'm so fat" "No you're not" "Yes I am" thread. :wink:

Unfortunately, if I die during the night you will all remember me as the guy who said all 1150 owners are fat people... :(


No you did not say that, you said "GSA" riders therefore it does not apply to me despite me being a BUFF!

Hows your bash plate dear?

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