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Offline mountainboy

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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #100 on: December 28, 2007, 11:32:54 pm »
I'm beginning to feel peachy once more after this scare! glad she's doing better,really freaking happy! Goose, to ease payment for the gifts,perhaps i should do a mini collection at tomorrow's and sunday's ride's . for anyone who wants to contribute! now that peaches is doing better and adventurer has chilled a bit, next step will be to bring a smile to their faces!  Eisbeen, thanks for keeping us updated! means alot dude.
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #101 on: December 28, 2007, 11:36:00 pm »
Count me in and please PM payment details:

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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #102 on: December 28, 2007, 11:56:16 pm »
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So glad to hear things are looking up!!!!!!
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #103 on: December 29, 2007, 12:09:30 am »
Just pm me what to do
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #104 on: December 29, 2007, 06:56:30 am »
Just picked up on this as we are still out on our Wakkerstroom trip

Peaches - our thoughts and prayers as with you. May you have a speedy recovery
Adv - Really feel for you. Not nice experiencing something like this, especially a partner
Cherry - Heads up girl. Sounds like your Mom is going to be real fine.

Adv, we have SMS'd you
Not sure what you want to do with peaches bike, but if you need yours brought back to GP, I can send a vehicle and trailer down - no sweat
please phone me when suitable

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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #105 on: December 29, 2007, 07:28:17 am »
Adventurer just phoned and said that he does not have access to the internet and requested that we post this

Peaches is fine but will be operated on for the arm fracture as posted previously
There are some cracked ribs as well as well as some real colourful bruising all over
She is lucid and communicating well, but very high on pethadine (sp?)
The airlift happened as a result of concern over the concussion and she was taken to Cape Town as there are no CAT scan facilities in the Cederberg

Ratel will be "driving" her back home as soon as she is discharged after the op. Seems as if ADV trusts his driving  ;D

As he was riding in front, he is not sure what happened. Peaches also has no recollection of the event
The facts at hand are that the road they were on was a decent dirt highway with good riding conditions
There were no bends or turns in the road at that point either
There were however three vehicles that passed him coming from the opposite direction. Either 4x4's or bakkies
It is possible that dust could have been a contributing factor
Peaches bikes tracks indicated that she left the road in a wide arc and hit a big rock
The bike appears to have cartwheeled after the impact

No vehicles were on the scene and he went back to look for her when she did not appear in his mirrors after a while

She rides a GS1200ADV
The bike is definately damaged beyond repair.
The panniers and top box are all ripped off
The sump was ripped off the engine
Handlebars are bent and both wheels rims are wrecked

ADV wants to know nothing about having HIS bike trailered back, and will be riding back to GP
Cherry is also holding up exceptionally well
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #106 on: December 29, 2007, 08:15:44 am »
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Ratel will be "driving" her back home as soon as she is discharged after the op. Seems as if ADV trusts his driving  Grin

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Glad to hear things are better ;)

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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #107 on: December 29, 2007, 08:22:00 am »
Also only picking up on this, just got back from the Baviaanskloof, sorry to hear and let it be an eye opener!  Good luck to you, thinking of you guys, especially when I am getting on my bike!!
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #108 on: December 29, 2007, 09:07:00 am »
sad news, all the best
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #109 on: December 29, 2007, 09:52:15 am »
Glad all is looking better that first messages. well done guys
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #110 on: December 29, 2007, 10:01:47 am »
That's really bad news :( :(
glad to hear Peaches is out of danger and that things are looking up.
Hang in there K, and remember if I can do anything let me know.
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #111 on: December 29, 2007, 10:03:21 am »
Mark spent some time with Adventurer and Peaches yesterday.  Operation on Monday only but all looking positive.  Spirits are good (wouldn't have expected anything else).

We will do our best to make sure we help in any way we can.

Adventurer and Peaches are blown away by all the support.  

We can only keep you updated intermittently due to my PC going down as well, but will do our best from our side.

 

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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #112 on: December 29, 2007, 10:03:47 am »
Noooooooo!!!!

"There will be no deliveries on the 29th, 30th & 31st December 2007 & the 1st January 2008."

Ok - well wifey and I are off to the florist and will hand-deliver!! Will let everyone know what they were (pics) and promise not to munch the chocs on the way there!!!  ;D  
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #113 on: December 29, 2007, 11:01:12 am »
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #114 on: December 29, 2007, 11:22:10 am »
Noooooooo!!!!

"There will be no deliveries on the 29th, 30th & 31st December 2007 & the 1st January 2008."

Ok - well wifey and I are off to the florist and will hand-deliver!! Will let everyone know what they were (pics) and promise not to munch the chocs on the way there!!!  ;D  
Goose, a big thanks from all WD's for doing this on our behalf! it will mean alot to adventurer,peaches and family. way to go! will call you later
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Re: Wilddog down in the Capespending time at the hospital with me and Cherry.
« Reply #115 on: December 29, 2007, 12:15:27 pm »
Thanks for all the support, great to be part of such a group.
Far too much info to read for now, will go through it asap.
logged in on Peter Styvescent's PC.
Peaches (Carol Beine for those that don't know her full name) is much better this morning but they are concerned about the swelling in her shoulder, it needs to come down before they can operate, hopefully on Monday. Her concussion (the biggest concern) is improving and she is quite lucid, already giving the hospital staff kark, she was able to eat breakfast this morning.
All going well she will be discharged on Wednesday next week and will fly home on Friday or Saturday.
We have just stripped some of the parts off her bike, pannier brackets etc and PS will courier them back to JHB for me. Her bike is surely a write off, smashed instruments, headlight, screen, handlebars, motor casing burst,topbox and mounting ripped off, complete rear section broken, footpegs and mountings bent and who knows what else is stuffed.....
The only baggage that stayed on the bike was the SW Motech tankbag, the spare visor inside got split and everything else in there was flattened.
The H&B panniers flew off the bike but are still in good shape.
A big thanks to Alfred of Donford BMW for recovering the bike, unbeknown to me it was taken to a nearby lodge where he found it and then had to be taken back to the crash site to find the panniers that I hid away, he got back to Ceres after midnight.
Another big thanks to Go Girl who has lent me her bakkie, and to Mark Hardy for spending time at the hospital with us.
Cherry has been a pillar of strength as well.
Once again, a big thanks to all on this forum.
Myself and Cherry are staying at Table View Cabanas, (not far from Doodles ;D ;Dwhere we might pop into this afternoon)
Carol is at Panarama Medi Clinic and hopefully will  be moved to a general ward later today, anyone is welcome to contact me, it's good for the spirit. ;D
Last but but not least, a big thanks to Mark Webster of Outback Africa who was at Panarama to meet the chopper (Cherry flew with Peaches) and for putting us up in his lodge on Thursday night.
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #116 on: December 29, 2007, 01:25:11 pm »
Adventurer, good to hear things are improving. Thoughts and prayers still with you all...

Kudos to the WDs for pulling together! Now I know why I felt comfortable as soon as I joined several months ago...
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #117 on: December 29, 2007, 02:29:31 pm »
Adv, good news that all seems to be ok. Well done, thoughts with you guys, and if you need anything when you back in jhb, we're all here for you.
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #118 on: December 29, 2007, 05:07:41 pm »
Adventurer, you must one happy chappy, as we are! glad things are looking up. this incident has reminded ALL what this forum is capable of and the support it can give! heads up to everyone! and give peaches one BIG FAT KISS from all of us. 
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Re: Wilddog down in the Cape
« Reply #119 on: December 29, 2007, 06:21:34 pm »
Flowers & cards delivered!!!  ;D

Guys & gals... meeting Kurt, Carol & Cherry - well it was great - although circumstances could have been better.
Let me tell you all one thing... this family is the best. I saw the love and support that they have for each other and noticed the grimace on Carol's face when she moved herself in the bed to a better sitting position... NOT A SOUND!! not an eina or ouch at all.. and yep I know there were drugs, but they only numb the pain & make it a bit more bearable.
She's a gal & a half... most blokes would have moaned and called for support... not Peaches... and what's more, she's looking forward to her new scoot.

Truly a huge inspiration to my wife & me...  and we wish her all the very best for the op on Monday, and hope to meet up with them sooner rather than later.

Our thoughts and wishes are with all of them through this trying time... and remember that although you did not have much orf a holiday, Cape Town is always here and we will always welcome you back (I'm sure free accomodation... transport... etc) whenever you are ready.

Kurt - you have a fantastic wife and family - look after them mate!  ;D

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