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Offline Kenzogs

A dirty trip
« on: March 22, 2014, 10:22:43 pm »
With my wife out of town I asked my other lady if she would like a ride. Of course she said yes as long as it's dirty. So I climbed on her and we headed out through Boane to the road to Ponto da Oura. We expected it to be a bit rough and muddy with all the rain and we were not disappointed. Some places where the trucks had messed it up and quite a few slushy puddles. They were not too bad as long as we kept in the tracks made by vehicles and I know she hates lying down in mud or water so just kept it steady.

Worst thing about the trip was where we met on-coming vehicles in the sandy twin-spoor areas as some vehicles just will not shift over. I have found the best is to stop as close to the edge as possible and trust they will go past slowly - which they normally do. One GP Toyota with a off-road caravan was a typical a&$3 hole - headed for me flashing lights and hooting when he could easily have moved over a bit onto the soft bank. I just sat there and i am sure he aimed as close to me as possible. Told me "Bikes give way" as he went past. Glad I don't live in GP land with drivers with that attitude.

No! The worst part of the trip was when I checked my Go-Pro and found that the batteries (double pack) were flat after about 10 minutes filming. New batteries and all!!!  GRRRRRR!!

So all I have is some pics when I got home before I gave my lady a good shower. But what an enjoyable ride.

Carrying mud everywhere


At least she kept her eye open

New style "mud-pant"

Muddy selfie

« Last Edit: March 22, 2014, 10:30:36 pm by Kenzogs »
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Re: A dirty trip
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2014, 11:25:21 pm »
Well done Kenzogs, you dirty bugger. If you look like that after a ride you know youv'e had as good fun as you can have with your clothes on.
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Re: A dirty trip
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2014, 02:17:48 pm »
So thats how big people play in the mud
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Re: A dirty trip
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2014, 02:47:28 pm »
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Re: A dirty trip
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2014, 08:39:03 pm »
Attitude of 4x4 okes always questionable - they normally spray their van's with dirt to make as if they have been off-road  :imaposer:
Stuff them and your trip looked like fun  :laughing4:

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Re: A dirty trip
« Reply #5 on: March 25, 2014, 08:47:25 pm »
Looked like fun ! Im on my way home from Nigeria on rotation and cant wait to get on the boney!! after seeing your pics Im green bro ! ENJOY

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Re: A dirty trip
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2014, 01:27:50 pm »

Looks nice and dirty....!
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