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Offline Rynet

Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #60 on: March 23, 2014, 05:44:01 pm »
Some more looking around . They had female gunners , setting the men free for the action while they played with the big guns.  :biggrin:
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #61 on: March 23, 2014, 05:47:54 pm »
Jeepers did I really take this many photos.  ::)

Last one Superten.
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #62 on: March 23, 2014, 05:53:26 pm »
The Llandudno Cannons , which Superten knew about, so that was interesting.

Thanks also for the link above ST .   :thumleft:

First photo is Piston Pete and Anton W, and the rest are just more of us all being fascinated by this old-school method of warfare, so quaint now , but so effective at the time. Not that they were really tested, but its reassuring to know they were there.  :biggrin:

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #63 on: March 23, 2014, 06:01:29 pm »
1st photo is father and daughter , I asked as I assumed they were a couple.  :imaposer: Next couple I cant remember your names ,sorry !  , then Lem and wife, and last ones Grrrr.... and Pote.
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #64 on: March 23, 2014, 06:04:17 pm »
some more , CrossedUp making strides , and last one Superten and Mr Python.
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #65 on: March 23, 2014, 06:08:23 pm »
2S Dan braving the rickety ladder,  Andy 660 sitting on the cannon, Pote standing on the cannon.
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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #66 on: March 23, 2014, 06:11:34 pm »
Superten telling 2 SDan and I that the used cannonballs were melted down here in this oven.

Fuzzy Muzzy seeing where the trail lead to . So did Katana, but he was too quick to capture.  :biggrin:
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #67 on: March 23, 2014, 06:17:08 pm »
Quick stop to admire the gorgeous view just before the booms on Chapmans Peak. Also featuring Grrrr.... and his Honda.  ;)
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #68 on: March 23, 2014, 06:24:51 pm »
We had a lovely ride over Chapmans Peak and through Misty Cliffs and Scarborough. Never saw any Harleys though I was at the back. Simonstown for a cannon and plenty of view.

It was good to see Bradleys again  :thumleft:, he is there with his 990 ,and last photo is of him and Jeff.
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #69 on: March 23, 2014, 06:28:56 pm »
2S Dan looking like a model.  :biggrin:

Pote pootuit on the cannon, father and daughter , Rooies, Berty 777 looking cool , Superten looking where he shouldn't .  :biggrin:
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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #70 on: March 23, 2014, 06:35:10 pm »
Sorry didn't get everyone's names , but we had a lekker day , very interesting and great weather too.  :thumleft:

Superten , CrossedUp, 2S Dan , Grrrr...., Jeff, Marvelous Marvin's girlfriend, Dogmatix looking at the view.
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #71 on: March 23, 2014, 06:38:04 pm »
Jeff took the next two , of Superten and me. Marvin's girlfriend , and Superten and "Rooies" ( sorry could remember your name ) The last ones of us leaving for lunch .
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #72 on: March 23, 2014, 06:42:20 pm »
Last ones at Viper Lounge , Glencairn for lunch and some more social , before heading home. Great day out with awesome people.  :3some:

Kev, Dan and Bradleys,
Jeff,
father and daughter,
Berty777,
Superten,
Last one a group of us.

fluit fluit fotos is uit.
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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #73 on: March 23, 2014, 06:54:14 pm »
Great pics  Rynet  :thumleft:
Thanks for posting

Lets hope and pray that that area never gets developed
Rallye
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #74 on: March 23, 2014, 07:02:10 pm »
Great pics  Rynet  :thumleft:
Thanks for posting

Lets hope and pray that that area never gets developed

Thanks BMWPE.   :biggrin:

Yes . holding thumbs. The ones at Fort Wynyard particularly, are situated on prime property , so its great that people have gone to great lengths to preserve them so that the rest of us can enjoy it.
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #75 on: March 23, 2014, 08:09:52 pm »
Thanks very much for the pics, Rynet.  Great stuff!
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #76 on: March 23, 2014, 08:15:01 pm »
Nice ride  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #77 on: March 23, 2014, 08:27:05 pm »
Dankie Rynet.  Ek laaik my bike se foto kwaai  :thumleft:
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Offline Deon

Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #78 on: March 27, 2014, 08:08:22 pm »
Very nice report.  I will pay to do such a historical ride.  You missed the Steenbras site.

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Re: Ride with Yamaha to the big guns
« Reply #79 on: March 27, 2014, 08:24:52 pm »
Baie mooi fotos Reinet, baie dankie.