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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #60 on: September 01, 2013, 06:48:18 pm »
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #61 on: September 01, 2013, 07:53:44 pm »
BIO , your pics are awesome !

Sorry Andy for taking so long to get it done.

Ok then....after a "Steering Damper"....or was it 2.... ::) ;D ;D...... we set off in the direction of Kapteinskloof Pass via the "Berg River" low level water crossing. But we soon discovered as we turned the last corner.....there was no way we were gonna be able to get through about 2m deep water.

Some shots en-route to the crossing.... :ricky:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #62 on: September 01, 2013, 08:02:51 pm »
Few Action shots of PSteyn :ricky: :ricky:  :lol8: :lol8:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #63 on: September 01, 2013, 08:06:59 pm »
Few more shots of "Martin" & the other "Martin" :lol8: :lol8:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #64 on: September 01, 2013, 08:12:48 pm »
Eish......you can clearly see, here in the 1st & last photos..... that there were a few KTM's here on these corners having a bit of fun....before we got here :pot: :lol8: :lol8: :lol8: :lol8: :lol8:

I have to add that the road surface here really was Gr8 & it did indeed lend itself to "ridden a little faster" ;D ;D
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #65 on: September 01, 2013, 08:18:39 pm »
Stopped briefly to get a few shots of some of the guys coming past.
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #66 on: September 01, 2013, 08:27:23 pm »
A little bit further on & we arrived @ the flooded river. You can clearly see in the last photo that the river had dropped in level, from the marks it left on the road.....so it sure was a hell of a lot deeper than we found it.
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #67 on: September 01, 2013, 08:37:38 pm »
Like I said earlier....with the river crossing being waaaaayyyyy too deep for us to get through....we mounted up again & headed back on a pretyy loooong detour in order to get through to Kapteinskloof Pass.

I truly feel that none of us were complaining...as this only meant that we could enjoy the lekker roads we had just travelled on....& also Andy said that he'd lead us on part of the "Alternate Route".....which IMHO made the trip just that much more special :ricky: :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #68 on: September 01, 2013, 08:40:53 pm »
 :ricky: :ricky:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #69 on: September 01, 2013, 09:19:39 pm »
Starting off @ the one section of Andy's Alternate Route.
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #70 on: September 01, 2013, 09:46:52 pm »
On toward this nice little "Slocsh Pit". Andy pointed out to us of these trains that had De-railed here a little while ago.
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #71 on: September 01, 2013, 09:50:37 pm »
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #72 on: September 01, 2013, 09:58:08 pm »
After Vlam closed the gate on the other side of that "Schlosh Pit" & after a few photos....we set off again.

Vlam made it very clear to me that he was REALLY enjoying this ride  :ricky: :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #73 on: September 01, 2013, 10:07:24 pm »
Quick regroup....then on we moved via this really cool Steel Train Bridge.
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #74 on: September 01, 2013, 10:12:45 pm »
 :ricky:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #75 on: September 01, 2013, 10:19:15 pm »
Another quick re-group...then off to Kapteinskloof Pass. Vlam really was enjoying these corners. :ricky: :ricky: :thumleft:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #76 on: September 01, 2013, 10:23:51 pm »
GWild shooting past me like there was no tomorrow :pot: :ricky: :ricky:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #77 on: September 01, 2013, 10:29:56 pm »
Looks like I really missed out on a fantastic ride.  :xxbah:
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #78 on: September 01, 2013, 10:33:57 pm »
@ this point....I didn't realise that my battery had died.....so I never got any of the footage on the way to the Event out @ Eendekuil....or of any of the guys as we arrived.
Only took these few shots with my phone, of us there & again when we left. I have to say....that it sure was quite a n interesting piece of road leading up to the location of that Event.....nice & sandy in some sections :ricky: :ricky: ;D
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Re: Yamaha Helderberg Eendekuil Ride (24 August 2013)
« Reply #79 on: September 01, 2013, 10:36:04 pm »
Looks like I really missed out on a fantastic ride.  :xxbah:
Thanks for sharing.

You sure did Buddy. Will be Gr8 if things work out next time that you will be able to join.

BTW....how is your Epic Trip coming on??
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