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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2013, 08:27:18 pm »
It amazes me how far up a a mountain farmers put up fences and perfectly straight



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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #21 on: November 04, 2013, 08:33:06 pm »
Here they come



Keith 1200



Vaalbaas



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WE WILL DO THE SAME ROUTE AGAIN ON THE 16TH NOV. AS THE HELDERBERG YAMAHA RIDE
YOUR BIKE MUST BE ABLE TO DO 350KM OR TAKE FUEL ALONG

« Last Edit: November 04, 2013, 11:14:55 pm by Andy660 »
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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #22 on: November 04, 2013, 11:42:17 pm »
As I have no pictures to contribute, here is the track (as viewed on Google).

Facing west ...



Facing east ...



Verticle climb = 277 m
Distance - way point at start of ascent to top (as crow flies) = 1.7 km
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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #23 on: November 04, 2013, 11:53:54 pm »
BTW Andy, that road to the right is a dead end as well
 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #24 on: November 05, 2013, 12:18:08 am »
WE WILL DO THE SAME ROUTE AGAIN ON THE 16TH NOV. AS THE HELDERBERG YAMAHA RIDE
YOUR BIKE MUST BE ABLE TO DO 350KM OR TAKE FUEL ALONG

See you there Sir!  :deal:


All im gonna say is

So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #25 on: November 05, 2013, 06:24:39 am »
BTW Andy, that road to the right is a dead end as well

Kev, could you attach the .kmz file for that Google Earth pic please?
 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #26 on: November 05, 2013, 07:34:31 am »
Here they come




WE WILL DO THE SAME ROUTE AGAIN ON THE 16TH NOV. AS THE HELDERBERG YAMAHA RIDE[/size][/b]
YOUR BIKE MUST BE ABLE TO DO 350KM OR TAKE FUEL ALONG



Just to clarify, is that 350km from the last petrol station?
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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #27 on: November 05, 2013, 08:02:55 am »
WE WILL DO THE SAME ROUTE AGAIN ON THE 16TH NOV. AS THE HELDERBERG YAMAHA RIDE
YOUR BIKE MUST BE ABLE TO DO 350KM OR TAKE FUEL ALONG

See you there Sir!  :deal:


All im gonna say is




Im with you... lets braap this :P
 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #28 on: November 05, 2013, 08:38:47 am »
Kev, could you attach the .kmz file for that Google Earth pic please?

File attached on original post (above).
Note: I met Andy at Ceres, so my first leg is diff to the groups route.
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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #29 on: November 05, 2013, 08:55:03 am »
WE WILL DO THE SAME ROUTE AGAIN ON THE 16TH NOV. AS THE HELDERBERG YAMAHA RIDE
YOUR BIKE MUST BE ABLE TO DO 350KM OR TAKE FUEL ALONG

See you there Sir!  :deal:


All im gonna say is




Im with you... lets braap this :P
I need to see how quick I can fix the DRZ electrics
So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #30 on: November 05, 2013, 10:00:53 am »
Thank you Kev.

This is the road I thought you were going to do.  It's not a dead-end.

 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #31 on: November 05, 2013, 11:05:21 am »
Thank you Kev.

This is the road I thought you were going to do.  It's not a dead-end.

It seems we turned off too soon ...  our route in yellow, your track in blue.
I guess we just have to try again on the 16th!!!

 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #32 on: November 05, 2013, 11:22:25 am »
Gee Andy660 , what an awesome ride . Thanks for your patients  with me guys especially  2strokedan  who guided me up that mountain . With those spectacular vistas all round it was worth the effort . Cant wait till the 16th [ not going up the mountain again tho ] .http://img809.imageshack.us/img809/3320/48pi.jpg
 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #33 on: November 05, 2013, 11:02:34 pm »
Here they come




WE WILL DO THE SAME ROUTE AGAIN ON THE 16TH NOV. AS THE HELDERBERG YAMAHA RIDE[/size][/b]
YOUR BIKE MUST BE ABLE TO DO 350KM OR TAKE FUEL ALONG



Just to clarify, is that 350km from the last petrol station?


From Ceres through the mountains and back to Ceres , plus minus 370 km
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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #34 on: November 05, 2013, 11:30:55 pm »
Dammit, visiting Londolozi that weekend. have fun!  8)
 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #35 on: November 06, 2013, 08:01:33 am »
Here they come




WE WILL DO THE SAME ROUTE AGAIN ON THE 16TH NOV. AS THE HELDERBERG YAMAHA RIDE[/size][/b]
YOUR BIKE MUST BE ABLE TO DO 350KM OR TAKE FUEL ALONG



Just to clarify, is that 350km from the last petrol station?


From Ceres through the mountains and back to Ceres , plus minus 370 km

I am very keen to join. Need to see how I can carry 5L of petrol. Hell of a distance in one day.
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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #36 on: November 06, 2013, 08:55:53 am »
Yeah... Thanks Andy.... Awesome ride....

We live in a beautiful country, we are very lucky...
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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #37 on: November 06, 2013, 08:58:18 am »
Pics of the boys...
 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #38 on: November 06, 2013, 09:18:22 am »
A few more..
 

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Re: WC - A Mountain Pass that never was
« Reply #39 on: November 06, 2013, 01:50:19 pm »
I'm envious when I see ride reports like this. Andy how does the Karoo 3 compare to the TKC 80?