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It is once again time for the annual Thumper Bash, the one event I’ve managed to attend, one way or another, since I joined the Forum. The first year I had to cage it as Kodgehopper, who I was suppsed to pillion with, almost wrote off both his Yammie and himself; the second year the Purple Hooligan developed a terminal battery, dead by the time we hit the N1, and now it was time to show off my latest love, the Purple Gentleman.

Eikeboom and Parkinoff are keen, promising gentle speeds for our friendship anniversary ride. Hard to believe I only met them last year for the ride to the Bash, feels like I’ve known them forever. Parkinoff Jr decides he wants to ride with his dad, but he just sold his Husky, and shyly agrees to give the Hooligan an airing. Growweblaar also cracks a nod after expressing some interest in our route and the fact we start from close to his home  :patch:

My eyes glisten: I did some calculations, and with both the Purple Turtles going, as well as Eikeboom’s DR650 and some other maybes, there might well be a mini-DR convention at the Thumper Bash. I’ve realised by now that DR650s very seldom travel in groups, so having DRs gathered from all over SA is quite the micro-event.  :3some:

Parkinoff, who lives in the Bay area (Betty’s, that is) asks me the day before we leave whether I’d mind if he slept at my place... after he waived my invite right at the start of planning to do just that. I tell him welcome, not mentioning that I'd asked Dux and Minion to house sit, and they now occupied my only guest room. I could sleep on the couch. Parkinoff rolls in with a Michael Jackson-style face mask: he has a bit of ‘flu. He declares himself happy to sleep on the couch, not fully realising its limitations.

My cooking skills are even more dire than my riding skills, and I unilaterally decide we are going to Stellenbosch for dinner. We pull in at Hudson’s, apparently quite the prima burger joint. The atmospere is convivial and we place our orders, burgers all around except for the Minion.

The Minion pores over the menu and whispers: “Cookie Monster”. We go sit at the counter and watch it being prepared, our eyes growing rounder and rounder. The barman pulls out a glass the size of the Minion’s head. He smears the outside with Bar One sauce, a layer so thick if it was cement, it would’ve held a house together. Then he rolls it in crushed chocolate cookies. He fills it up with some kind of malty chocolate milk shake, pushes in a straw, and places two chocolate cookies stacked one on top of the other, on top. In between is a dollop of ice cream, and on top is a dollop of ice cream, with a cherry as a finishing touch. We stare.



The Minion wordlessly hands me the cherry, nibbles at the top cookie and puts it aside, takes a small sip of the milkshake, and then settles down to do battle. She takes up the spoon, and with concentration and dedication, starts scraping off the outside layer of Bar One sauce and crushed cookies. Parkinoff and Dux valiantly attack the cookies, but it defeats them. We all sip some milkshake, but it is too much and we throw in the towel, shame-faced. I can definitely recommend the burgers at Hudson’s, but beware the Cookie Monster  :o





We head home and prepare to turn in. There's a frantic call from Parkinoff Jr - the long range tank on Hooligan had started leaking. Dux fetches another smaller fuel tank, and takes it through to Parkinoff Jr, who manages to mount it without problems. I’m slightly apprehensive. The Hooligan is thirstier than the Gentleman, but Eikeboom’s DR sports a standard tank and although he carries a few extra litres of fuel, he arranged fuel stops with this in mind. The Gentleman could also act as fuel donor if necessary. We turn in to sleep.
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Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 11:52:28 am »
Early Friday morning we wake to rain storming down, and sluggishly start to gather our things. Poor Parkinoff crouches miserably under the covers on the couch, and damply asks whether we shouldn’t cancel the ride. No! responds Eikeboom on the group WhatsApp. We ride! Growweblaar agrees. Parkinoff Jr says he’s on his way. Parkinoff stirs glumly and starts to get ready. The long night on the short couch didn’t do his ‘flu any good, but he is soon ready for the ride, masked and bundled up. He offers us space in his empty side panniers but we’re all sorted.

The weather looks bleak, but when we’re packed and ready, the rain has lessened from a downpour to a drizzle. Parkinoff and I shine in our eye-hurting yellow rain suits - we probably show up on satellite. We may even power a solar panel or two. Parkinoff certainly looks like he belongs in a nuclear facility.




Parkinoff Jr didn’t bring a rain suit, and Dad Parkinoff worries about colds, 'flu, bronchitis and pneumonia, and offers us masks. We politely decline.




We mount our steeds and head off into the fine grey drizzle, peering myopicly through instantly fogged-up lenses and goggles. We crawl through rainy morning Stellenbosch traffic and reach Welgevonden Estate, our meetup point. Here we find that Eikeboom and Growweblaar were early and had decided to push on to Klapmuts.






At Klapmuts we make introductions, fill up, stock up, and admire each other’s bikes. A unique view: DR650s outnumbering BMWs in a group  O0










I buy 4 energy drinks to get me through the weekend, just in case. I hand them over to Parkinoff with the words “side-pannier, please”. Parkinoff takes them with a smile of thanks, and hands them out to our party while I watch, open-mouthed. Everyone accepts with a puzzled look but gulps it down gratefully.

I look at Parkinoff: “I said, side-pannier, please”. He looks at me in consternation. “Oh, didn’t you buy that for everybody?”. “No.”

A moment later we’re both bent double, laughing so uproariously we can’t explain the joke. I don’t mind at all, but Parkinoff sends off Parkinoff Jr to buy more energy drinks for me.




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Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 12:14:48 pm »
We decide to skip Karoopoort and head directly over Du Toitskloof Pass to Touwsrivier, to turn onto the Witteberg road from there. As everyone leaves the fuel station, I see a ziploc bag I’d lost, blowing ahead. I quickly stop, put down the side stand and jump off to pick it up - too quickly. My foot hooks on the luggage, and the Gentleman gently topples in unstoppable slow motion. Parkinoff Jr helps me pick up the Gentleman. The handlebars move a bit if I shove hard, so I take care not to do that, and we head out again into the icy wetness.

The going is miserable. It rains all the way, and thick mist hangs over the top of Du Toitskloof Pass, cutting visibility down to a few metres. My lips and nose freeze from the cold despite the buff folded double. My visor is up and the wind can’t blow the rain off my goggles. When I put the visor down, I find myself peering through two sets of wet lenses and my eyes pull strange contortions to make out shapes, movement and distances in the road ahead. It is exhilirating and tiring. My boots soon start to leak, allowing me to discover the supreme unpleasantness of ice cold rivulets creeping down my toasty legs into my warm, thick woollen socks, forming squelchy puddles around my toes.

We stop at Touwsrivier, glad to get out of the rain for a while. Eikeboom tightens the Gentleman’s handlebars, and we head inside for breakfast. I’m mostly warm and dry except for my face and toes, so really no reason to complain. Growweblaar pulls the 2-bar heater closer, and we hang out some things to dry. Eikeboom enlightens me to the properties of plastic bags specifically relating to their insulating effect against wetness. Ah well. I beg two bags from the sales lady and pull them over my damp socks. At least no *more* water shall enter here.






The weather has dampened the mood slightly. Droplets of water on the camera lens create an interesting effect.




Things lighten up with the hot breakfast arrives.




After breakfast we are on our way again, and soon reach the Konstabelstasie turnoff onto the Witteberg road. The road is wet and looks snotty. I quail on the inside.



Eikeboom takes off, and I follow. Soon there is a left turn that keeps on turning, and I start to shake inside, expecting to slide off it at any moment, but the Gentleman behaves himself impeccably and reaches the straight. I sing silent but jubilant hallelujas. Did anyone notice my stunning turn? Disappointlingly unlikely, they’re all too busy avoiding the snot. Eikeboom crawls ahead, and I battle to stay behind - why is he so slow? A few kilometers down the road he suddenly pulls off to the side, and we all gingerly slide to a standstill. Eikeboom is having trouble with grip in the mud, and he lowers his front tire pressure a bit. After that the going is better.






We carry on again without incident - apart from the Gentleman's behind stepping out a time or two - and reach the end of the valley, where Eikeboom calls halt for photo opportunities before we head up.








At the look out point, we look over the valley and the drippy weather we’d left behind.






Parkinoff reckons the bike can conquer the rubble and almost comes undone ;D A helping hand from Growweblaar and Eikeboom soon sees him put aright.





It remains chilly but with the rain gone, it turns into a glorious day for riding, and I revel.

At the T-junction at the end of the pass, we turn right away from Laingsburg in the direction of Seweweekspoort. It is dry now, and the road is a gravel highway undulating across farmlands between mountain rifts.

I so enjoy these two photographs - identical, except for Parkinoff first facing left, then right, then forward, explaining some deep dark mystery to his attentive party  :biggrin:




Heading towards Seweweekspoort




At intervals Parkinoff Jr slows down or stops, waiting to catch sight of me, then takes off again. At one point I stop where he stopped to take pictures, and am taken aback by a very strong fuel smell. I quickly check the Gentleman, but his bladder seems to be holding up fine. I carry on, to find Parkinoff Jr stopped just ahead, with Parkinoff and Eikeboom standing around peering at the Hooligan’s nethers. The newly-installed fuel filter was broken, probably bashed by Hooligan’s unconventional choke. I look for the length of fuel pipe that is supposed to be in my toolbag, only to remember that it was installed on the failed long range tank for Hooligan, and hadn’t been repacked in the tool bag. Calamity! But no - the existing fuel hose is just long enough to reach the petcock outlet, and Eikeboom secures it with cable ties. We carry on, relieved, barely any fuel lost thanks to Parkinoff Jr’s alertness.



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Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2017, 12:44:28 pm »
Seweweekspoort remains beautiful. We sweep through its luscious curves, each riding at our own pace, marvelling at the peaks and patterns of the mountains folding back onto themselves, as if the Creator had started folding Rocky Road fudge and got called away.




















I look for the spot where I had almost ridden off the road’s edge where the side dropped away, on my first long trip a little more than a year and a half ago, but the road looks completely benign and incapable of shrugging off a little purple DR.




As we reach the other side of the poort, we ride into the rain clouds blowing up from the East Coast and into the rain again.


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Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2017, 12:46:40 pm »
We pull into Koedoeskloof at about 14:00, and it starts raining more heavily. I rush for the porch, idiotically leave my luggage strapped onto the Gentleman in the rain for a few hours. The rain seeps in, but the towel on top absorbs most of it. I spread my wet sleeping bag, socks and towel in front of the fire, where XT Joe’s son, parked as if he’s waiting for retirement, obligingly turns everything like delicate steaks throughout the afternoon. When the rain eventually slows and I quickly set up my tent in between bouts of downpour, my stuff is mostly dry. More riders pull in in the cold rain and come to stand by the fire, steaming gently. We are all a little grim and cold, but no one complains about the welcome, much-needed rain.




It is lovely to see well-known Thumper faces again, like XT Joe, Berty77, Jimbo, André660, Andy660 and Robin Brown to name a few, and I eagerly scan the newcomers. People pull in from as far afield as Port Elizabeth (Gérrard/Jupiter and his brother-in-law), Grahamstown (ruffian) and even Northern Province (Groenie and DeepBass9)…!

Tony the Boney and Luigi from Mosselbay




I give an energetic Andrė660 my camera and ask him to take some photo’s, which he does with great enthusiasm. Thanks Andre660! There are some lovely images :)

Eikeboom, P.K. in the background chatting to Growweblaar, Ruffian and Ri in front - 5 DR650s at one event, with another on the way :ricky:



Jimbo!




Tony the Boney's "snake belt" - in the event of snake bite, start drinking from favourite tipple to least, to make your last hours more bearable.




Groenie intently explaining bike stuff. In the background is a guy who's name I can't recall, who arrived on a beautifully pimped out green KLR650, down to green tape on the black rims.  :drif:




Robin Brown and Growweblaar




More friendly new faces along with the friendly well-known faces  ;D




Our ever gracious host and hostess, Veldbrand and Veldblom




The not-so-gracious Anton White, with Andy660 and Gérrard chatting in the background.




XT Joe's son generously turning my wet clothes in front of the fireplace, with EBS front right




Berty77 and Ian discuss racing kikuyu.




Dinner is served - a delicious beef curry which everone raves about. Thanks Debi, it was awesome. Poor Parkinoff is suffering the effects of the long, wet, cold day on his 'flu. After dinner he heads for a warm bed, not to be seen again until Sunday morning when it's time to go home.




He wasn't the only one suffering the effects of the long road



Parkinoff, Parkinoff Jr and Eikeboom enjoying the warming curry




Andre660, Jimbo and friends doing same. Please forgive me, WD right front, I KNOW I should know your name but I've forgotten :(



A lovely camp fire is soon burning and people settle in to visit around it but I head for my tent - it has been a long day.
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Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2017, 01:25:43 pm »
True to form, my insomnia kicks in and I sleep in fits and starts. The earplugs dim most of the snoring, but Eikeboom, camping nearby, has a consistent style of tree trimming that defeats them. Before sunrise, there is a vigorous rain shower, but it stops again as suddenly as it started and then all is quiet. I grab my chance and my toiletries bag, and head for the ablution facilities. Gérrard’s brother-in-law is in the shower stall next door, and we make awkward small talk over the low cubicle walls and rising steam as he gives advice on getting the gas heater started.

Andre660 is also up early and brushing his teeth, and we discuss the possibility of coffee. Suddenly Growweblaar springs into the dusky ablution facility like a slightly surreal black widow spider with his dark hair, dark top and dark shorts, and a wide grin - tadaa! - and then quickly disappears inside  ???

I doubt that the Dwars Bar opens before 07:00, but we go take a look anyway. It’s still locked up. I remember P.K. taunting Andy660 about the smell of coffee that will waft from his Nomad camper van, and we head in that direction. Amazingly, Pete is awake and the water is on the gas stove. He invites us to open the sliding door, pull up some camping chairs and sit down to wait for coffee, while he remains snugly in his sleeping bag.










Pete makes a nice strong perculated coffee and passes around with condensed milk - real camping coffee. XT Joe and ruffian join the party, and they all start reminiscing about people they know, apartheid military service, spying, security and protesting in old South Africa. It is fascinating stuff, and I listen, entranced.




The day finally catches up with us  ::)




Pete stirs from his sleeping bag to show some of his products, very handy, inexpensive and well-made travel bags in most shapes and sizes. I like the side panniers, but it’ll need to be a little bigger to accommodate my stuff.






Others start to stir




Or not  :bueller:




Lekker bikes to be admired, waiting to be ridden  :drif:







Super ten and his friends are off early. Jacques' Honda XR650 has had a muffler incident and needed urgent attention.








The Dwars Bar finally opens, and we go grab some more coffee and breakfast, and start to discuss riding options for the day.




Ruffian appreciating Tony the Boney's lovely red beauty

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Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2017, 01:38:23 pm »
Lekker nat gewees sien ek. :ricky:

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« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2017, 01:59:28 pm »
Well done Ri....cool report so far.

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« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2017, 02:14:17 pm »
Well done Ri!! The Thumper bash is a yearly gathering not to be missed!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2017, 03:49:34 pm »
ek ry lekker saam!!!!

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« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2017, 04:30:39 pm »
Nice!!!

I hope Andre is ok :)

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« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2017, 05:25:05 pm »
Nice!!!

I hope Andre is ok :)

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How can he not be, with a teet?  ??? Fixed  ::)
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« Reply #12 on: September 12, 2017, 05:41:04 pm »
Eikeboom plans to head for Oudtshoorn via Groenfontein, round to Vanwyksdorp to say "hi" to almost-family, and ride back to Koedoeskloof over Rooiberg Pass. The almost-family has bought a lovely little guest house just outside Vanwyksdorp and are busy fixing it up, so if you need a lekker place to stay, Eikeboom can gooi details.

Growweblaar is up for the challenge, and the two of them head off towards Calitzdorp. They arrive back late in the day, grinning from ear to ear, covered in mud and exhiliration. By all accounts they had a stunning day and a "gat gooi" ride over Rooiberg, and I'm half-envious and half-relieved I didn't join them.



















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« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2017, 06:43:07 pm »
Awesome report   :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Awesome report   :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Awesome report   :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Make a week of it. After all, if Groenie and DeepBass9 could ride down from Northern Province... Lots of nice riding between here and KZN, I'm sure  :biggrin:
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« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2017, 12:37:09 am »
I know what Eikeboom planned for tomorrow - about 550km trip home - so I want to be rested and ready to leave bright and early. Poor Parkinoff is properly laid low with the 'flu, and only appears for some sustenance before crawling back into bed. Parkinoff Jr is also not keen for a long trip, but we take too long to kick into gear, and he takes off on his own.

Ruffian and I head out the gate of Koedoeskloof and turn left, following the gravel roads along the back of the farms till we reach tar a few kilometers before Ladismith. I even find some donkeys to admire.












Farm yard, shop or school? It is certainly very colourful and eye-catching






We head into town, and start hunting down the gravel road that goes out the back of Ladismith towards Calitzdorp. We come upon a nervous learner driver, and his instructor sets us in the right direction. We both wish the learner driver well, and hit the gravel.

It is a neat gravel road, very picturesque. A few kilometers further we suddenly hit tar again, to our immense disappointment. We decide to turn around and head back, and have a tea break at Oom Stan se Lig. As we're about to turn around, Parkinoff Jr comes zooming up the tar road on Dad Parkinoff's HP2, and skids to a halt. He decides to ride back with us as far as our picnic spot, and then head home.

The reason we ride...








And suddenly... tar! And Parkinoff Jr








I'm in front for some reason, and poor Parkinoff Jr must've been bored to tears, but he's a polite young man and doesn't overtake  :biggrin:




At the turn off to Oom Stan se Lig, Ruffian takes the lead and heads off into the distance. I'm a bit surprised - I thought we were going to turn in and stop immediately. I follow him, and the road quickly narrows to a marbly 2-spoor winding up the hill. At the top is a closed, but not locked, gate without any signs to say we're not allowed here. The road makes a hairpin bend and becomes a very steep, stoney downhill track which curves around the mountain and disappears out of sight. Parkinoff Jr and I finally catch up with Ruffian parking his bike here. Our eyes are shining with excitement - what a stunning little track!! I'm exuberant - I didn't even fall!!!








Ruffian again invites Parkinoff Jrt to join us, and he decides that tea sounds like a lekker idea. We hike towards the kloof along a small hiking trail and after a few hundred metres, we crawl across the river and find a sunny spot on a rock. Ruffian takes out a small gas heater and a little tin pot, which he fills from the clear rushing stream. He adds some tea leaves and lights up the gas heater. He also takes out packets of mini Tennis biscuits, mini Eat Sum Mores and mini Marie biscuits, which he passes around. I contribute packets of peanuts and raisins, biltong and mixed chocolates - "padkos" I hadn't eaten because I generally don't get hungry on the road, or I forget I have it. We have a feast, discussing nature, hikes, climbing, and, of course, bikes.












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Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2017, 12:44:53 am »
All too soon it is time to pack up and head back. Parkinoff Jr takes off first while I walk around taking a few more photo's. However, when I get to the top of the hairpin bend, there he stands by the open gate, waiting to close it after us. He "gooi"s back to Koedoeskloof, while Ruffian and I trundle along. I stop along the way for more photo's, and in general just dawdle, enjoying this beautiful day, our slow pace and our beautiful surrounds.






Parkinoff Jr politely waiting to close the gate.






Approaching the turnoff back onto the "main" gravel road.












I attempt to take photo's while riding - rev up for speed, pull in the clutch, hold up camera and try to focus and shoot before I reach the bend  :o




What an unexpectedly magical ride :ricky:

DeepBass9 rocks up in the late afternoon. He unexpectedly had to detour to George for some parts, but was finally here. He has a very old model DR650 of the most beautiful colour. I try not to drool on the bike.




Admittedly, that seat looks like it could really plank your behind.




P.K. brought along a few bags to show us what he's up to.




The fires are lit for kuiering and braaiing, the evening's festivities start off and everyone kicks back and relaxes.














Preparing "roosterkoek" for the evening's braai




Posing for 2StrokeDan's "Wish you were here/Get well soon" photo




"Something's happening behind my head... "






There is even a prize draw with some really nice prizes. I get a Nomad buff, as well as discount on goods bought at Yamaha Helderberg Paardeneiland. I braai my own meat, and it doesn't come out half bad. I hit the sack early again, because we have a long way ahead of us.
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Offline Slim Jim

Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2017, 07:46:56 am »
Nice , I think this is on my list for next year!
 

Offline Clooney

Re: Thumper Bash 2017: Cookie Monsters and Mud-Wrestling Purple Turtles
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2017, 09:10:32 am »
Ai, so baie paaie... so min tyd  :(
Dis 'n baie lekker lees Ri  :thumleft:
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