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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #220 on: June 19, 2013, 06:00:16 pm »
What a lekke RR and a good writer you are. :thumleft:

Tip: next time ride strait to the bash and then do Namibia after that. ;)

Chris.....that TIP really is an excellent idea :thumleft: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:

I think I might do just that in future. :lol8:
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #221 on: June 19, 2013, 06:04:08 pm »
Imagine how long this report would have been had you done the full trip.  Great RR and thanx for letting us ride along!!!!

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I was actually thinking the very same thing. Come to think of it.....if you can remember what I said in this post http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=126842.msg2447821#msg2447821 w.r.t. how many SD cards I had taken with for the original planned trip.....  :lol8: :lol8: :lol8:
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #222 on: June 20, 2013, 02:31:27 pm »
Nice RR. En 'n mooie blou bike, daai nuwe een - just keep it out of those vlakvark gate!
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #223 on: June 22, 2013, 07:47:16 am »
Hou baie van jou manier van hoe jy als uiteen gesit het, goed geskryf met al die fotos, en volgende keer lees ons van jou trippie na Namibia.  :)  BRING IT ON
 

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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #224 on: June 22, 2013, 01:11:35 pm »
Nice RR. En 'n mooie blou bike, daai nuwe een - just keep it out of those vlakvark gate!


 :thumleft: Thanks for that good advice ;) :lol8: :lol8:


 
Hou baie van jou manier van hoe jy als uiteen gesit het, goed geskryf met al die fotos, en volgende keer lees ons van jou trippie na Namibia.  :)  BRING IT ON



Dankie my vriend vir daardie mooi woorde ;) :thumleft: & weer dankie vir die leen van nou Helmet Camera.....sonder dit sou ek nie all doe "footage" gekry :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #225 on: July 05, 2013, 12:40:20 pm »
I just could not stop reading but now I better get back to work or I'll get into big trouble.  Thanks for sharing this report.  It was Gr8 meeting you yesterday.  Looking forward to do a trip with you guys some time in the future. 
 

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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #226 on: July 05, 2013, 05:17:07 pm »
I just could not stop reading but now I better get back to work or I'll get into big trouble.  Thanks for sharing this report.  It was Gr8 meeting you yesterday.  Looking forward to do a trip with you guys some time in the future. 

Thanks a lot for that. Glad you enjoyed the journey through the RR & was Gr8 meeting you as well  ;) :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #227 on: July 28, 2013, 12:31:45 pm »
Talk about turning misadventure into Adventure! :thumleft:
 

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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #228 on: July 28, 2013, 12:48:44 pm »
Talk about turning misadventure into Adventure! :thumleft:

I will never deny that my heart & spirit had been truly Broken by this unfortunate incident which caused my Dream Trip to fail.....but I was still adamant to do my best to make the best out of a failure & turn it into my own "Memorable" solo trip back home ;D ;D ;)
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #229 on: July 28, 2013, 04:23:40 pm »

Great trip report, as everyone else said, it's such a pity you were unable to continue with your adventure.  And I can only imagine how you felt, I cried with you when I read that it was the end of your journey! 

Well done to all of you on those sandy bits... I hate sand... scary stuff!

I also had/have a few dreams, one was to finally ride to CT, and I did just that in Feb (my ride report is there somewhere).  I guess I was very lucky that I had no mishaps on my 5000km trip, even though I found myself all alone on various gravel roads, sometimes not seeing any humans at all. 

My other dream is also Namibia... but I'm not sure it's ever gonna happen.  Finances are always a biggie, and this one I would be reluctant to do on my own, so would need to find suitable riding company.  I'm VERY slow on gravel (make up for it on tar though!) and I don't like doing morese long stretches on dirt, it's too physically tiring with that somewhat heavy beastie of mine.  So I would need to ride with some rather patient company!

Anyway, glad you didn't get hurt and at least had a good ride back.  And some really stunning pics...



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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #230 on: July 28, 2013, 04:30:51 pm »
Thanks a lot for those kind words. Glad you enjoyed taking the journey with me, as you read through this RR :thumleft: :thumleft:

Would love to check out your RR....gonna head off now to try find it ;)
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #231 on: July 28, 2013, 04:39:05 pm »
Thanks a lot for those kind words. Glad you enjoyed taking the journey with me, as you read through this RR :thumleft: :thumleft:

Would love to check out your RR....gonna head off now to try find it ;)

Here is the link in case you don't find it: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=118109.0
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #232 on: July 28, 2013, 04:48:50 pm »
Thanks a lot for those kind words. Glad you enjoyed taking the journey with me, as you read through this RR :thumleft: :thumleft:

Would love to check out your RR....gonna head off now to try find it ;)

Here is the link in case you don't find it: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=118109.0


 :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: Thanks a lot for that..... I just asked you for the link in your other RR you are busy with :lol8: :lol8: :thumleft:
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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #233 on: August 08, 2013, 08:04:57 pm »


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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #234 on: August 09, 2013, 09:00:36 am »
What an emotional roller coaster!
Well done with the report.

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Re: Incomplete Namibia Trip for Bring It On (April 2013):
« Reply #235 on: August 09, 2013, 10:01:42 am »
What an emotional roller coaster!
Well done with the report.

Wayne.

Thanks a lot Wayne. It sure was quite a ride.

 I'm really looking forward to the day that I get another opertunity to do that trip again. .....& look even more forward to actually completing to entire trip.
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