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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #120 on: February 12, 2017, 06:45:57 am »
Nou net vol gemaak na verlede naweek se oefen sessie.

7.32 liter = 220km.  Natuurlik nie onder 'race conditions' nie.




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« Reply #121 on: February 12, 2017, 03:25:42 pm »
Darem nie te veel verdwaal vandag nie en 'n redelike afstand ingekry.

Belangrikste is almal is heel by die huis.  Met net 'n maand oor kan niemand nou bekostig om 'n besering op te doen nie.










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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #122 on: February 12, 2017, 04:08:21 pm »
Jy sal daai bier moet oopmaak vir effek :lol8:

Jip die tyd kom nader. Voel jy al gereed?
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #123 on: February 12, 2017, 04:32:38 pm »
Jy sal daai bier moet oopmaak vir effek :lol8:

Jip die tyd kom nader. Voel jy al gereed?

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Vaalbaas vandag was 'n bietjie van 'n reality check.  Die feit dat ons seker so 08h20 met die roadbook seksie begin het en 12h20 by die eindpunt was, het dinge vir die eerste keer in perspektief gesit. 

4 ure en 168km - Ons moet 500km op dag 2 doen, die volgende oggend opstaan en dit herhaal!  Ons was wel 2 newbies wat effektief vir die eerste keer praktiese navigasie gedoen het en ja ons het so 3 keer gestop en stront gesels, maar ja - 500/168x4=11.9 ure, en dit gaan nie werk nie.

Of ek gereed voel - Ek voel goed, wat dit ook al beteken.  :eek7:  My fiksheid kort nog baie werk maar my skill level het baie verbeter.  Ongelukkig verskil ons terrein hier bo baie van wat 'n ou in die noord Kaap kan verwag, maar op die ou end gaan ek mos nou uiteraard nie vir plasing nie, wil net graag klaar maak.  :thumleft:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #124 on: February 12, 2017, 09:39:20 pm »
Nav always starts off slow, than after a while you get into the swing of it. :thumleft:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #125 on: February 17, 2017, 04:12:16 am »
The begining.... DInk julle ek sal dit maak?
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« Reply #126 on: February 17, 2017, 07:52:14 am »
Die fiets is reg, wat agter die helmet weggesteek is is die issue.  O0

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« Reply #127 on: February 17, 2017, 11:54:45 am »
Die fiets is reg, wat agter die helmet weggesteek is is die issue.  O0

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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #128 on: March 04, 2017, 06:17:10 pm »
And so the official training comes to an end today.  Nav training today in slippery conditions, but still absolutely awesome!





Both cheapie indicators now moer toe, lesson learnt.





Next weekend it's a short ride at low pace just as last check that everything is ready.  Really looking forward to it now.

Some random pics of our sand training, the first being the most common position.








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« Reply #129 on: March 04, 2017, 06:50:11 pm »
En natuurlik die cool tan wat gepaard gaan met tyd in die son.




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« Reply #130 on: March 04, 2017, 07:36:20 pm »
Lekker updates Kobus.

Lyk my julle is pretty much reg vir die event!

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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #131 on: March 04, 2017, 08:21:42 pm »
Daai tan is ń bogger. Jare terug ń couple raakgeloop. Die tannie sien toe my tan en vertel my die truuk. Sny sokkies se tone af en dra dit oor die gewrig. My take is gewone sweat bands. Gee nogal lekker wrist support ook. Geen glove tan.
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« Reply #132 on: March 04, 2017, 08:31:44 pm »
Daai tan is ń bogger. Jare terug ń couple raakgeloop. Die tannie sien toe my tan en vertel my die truuk. Sny sokkies se tone af en dra dit oor die gewrig. My take is gewone sweat bands. Gee nogal lekker wrist support ook. Geen glove tan.

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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #133 on: March 04, 2017, 10:21:19 pm »
Nice Kobus. Take it easy and all the best for your comp. :thumleft:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #134 on: March 05, 2017, 08:43:11 pm »
Dag mense....

Se nou eers vir my, is dit net Baja wat jou kan qualify vir amageza of is daar nog n race wat jy local kan doen?

En die Botswana 1000? ry julle boys daai een?
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« Reply #135 on: March 10, 2017, 09:17:18 pm »
Quick update:

Nerves are kicking in big time now.  In the meantime packing and checking and re-checking and ticking off the lists.



Bike was serviced and so nice to experience the good service Trax has to offer!



When I got there to fetch my bike I realized I never asked them to check my rear light.  No problem - 5 minutes later sorted.



When I got home it was however a different story .............

I suddenly realized, with the light that haven't worked for ages, I don't have brake switches!!!!!!  That means no brake light, only a continuous shining light.  That means scrutineering fail!!!

My hopes are now that I can leave the bike at Runner tomorrow and hopefully he can help over the next 3 days before we leave!



Tomorrow also fitting rear tyre and mousse and then everything, apart from the brake lights, should be sorted.



Niks wat ek nou meer kan doen nie.  Soos Bazinga vanmiddag se toe ek daar weg ry:  Flat out Kobus!


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« Reply #136 on: March 10, 2017, 09:52:07 pm »
Most importantly, I hope you enjoy the experience and fulfil your best expectations. Anything thereafter is a bonus
 

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« Reply #137 on: March 10, 2017, 09:56:13 pm »
Most importantly, I hope you enjoy the experience and fulfil your best expectations. Anything thereafter is a bonus

Thanks Frank, I will certainly try my best.  :thumleft:
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« Reply #138 on: March 11, 2017, 03:55:41 pm »
Hel, maar jy is georganize. Ek het vir my vrou gevra om vir my 6 scotched eggs te maak. Verder vat ek droewors en koffie
 

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« Reply #139 on: March 11, 2017, 05:27:13 pm »
Runner is a boytjie, with him you will be fine :thumleft:

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