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Re: Honda Quest, the incredible adventure!
« Reply #320 on: September 17, 2017, 02:14:40 pm »
They warned us beforehand that it gets really hot up North.

Yip. That is 50 degrees on the temp gauge right there. I can confirm that it starts flickering at 50 - probably some sort of warning.....

Shade is a much sought after commodity here.





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« Reply #321 on: September 17, 2017, 02:20:56 pm »
We swam in the river where the crocodiles apparently can't reach us and then had a well deserved beer to cool down.

Dammit a cold beer is good after a long, hard, hot day.

Johannes Haasbroek is an absolute character and legend .




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« Reply #322 on: September 17, 2017, 02:25:22 pm »
Back to sunrises and very special people.

Two of them is very dear to me. My teammate and Dozi Stoffel Hinksding.

I put it to you Stoffel is smiling way too much in this photo.




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« Reply #323 on: September 17, 2017, 02:29:00 pm »
Minxy always smiling.

If you want to see what a vehicle can do in capable hands you should see Janco at work. Majestic




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« Reply #324 on: September 17, 2017, 02:40:03 pm »
Some more punctures before getting the camp ready for the night.

These bikes are much more photogenic than most competitors.




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« Reply #325 on: September 17, 2017, 02:42:21 pm »
Camp life




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« Reply #326 on: September 17, 2017, 02:44:37 pm »
Nismark and Kamanya heading towards Van Zyls Pass.

The camaraderie and teamwork between the 20 of us was something really special.




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« Reply #327 on: September 17, 2017, 02:47:21 pm »
Taking in the views of the Marian Fluss and refueling on energy before the really hard work starts.




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« Reply #328 on: September 17, 2017, 02:50:22 pm »
Hardy pointing out where we are heading.

In the middle of the one picture you can see the road dropping away to the infamous step




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« Reply #329 on: September 17, 2017, 02:52:40 pm »
A hard but special place




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« Reply #330 on: September 17, 2017, 02:57:41 pm »
Awesome pics KK
Thanks for sharing
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« Reply #331 on: September 17, 2017, 02:59:45 pm »
Took some teamwork but all reached the bottom of Van Zyls in one piece.




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« Reply #332 on: September 17, 2017, 03:02:47 pm »
Another great friend I have met on this journey is Gerrit du Toit - always smiling, always positive and a true gentleman.




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« Reply #333 on: September 17, 2017, 03:04:05 pm »
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« Reply #334 on: September 17, 2017, 03:08:08 pm »
Seems like there were many punctures? What was the main cause ?
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« Reply #335 on: September 17, 2017, 03:08:38 pm »
Lovely pics! Thanks!

I'm interested in how the AT compares to the 950/90. Perhaps Kamanya can comment (or others who ride a KTM)?
 

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« Reply #336 on: September 17, 2017, 03:08:49 pm »
Life out there is very different than the way we live.

One way of transporting your Sunday braai meat is using it as a saddle for your donkey




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« Reply #337 on: September 17, 2017, 03:11:38 pm »
Minxy is absolutely in love with these bikes. Especially the DCT. I almost had to bribe her to get her off it.




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« Reply #338 on: September 17, 2017, 03:14:48 pm »
Thanks for the pics . All those magnificent beards look like they have been in the bush for months..... ;D
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« Reply #339 on: September 17, 2017, 03:16:44 pm »
Reward for hard work.




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