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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #120 on: November 20, 2017, 04:47:34 pm »
Hey Dom
Please tell Josh he is a star from Sarah and I.
See you next year
Cheers
Kevin
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #121 on: November 20, 2017, 06:14:52 pm »
I bet you have not been riding Soldiers Way  :imaposer:
No that is new but we gonna ride it this coming weekend :thumleft:
Congrats to Josh.

I am not sure it should be called a pass  ::) More like a mountain climb and there was no help on it from either locals or spectators (not allowed and was being observed by riders) - required some serious commitment to get up in places.
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #122 on: November 20, 2017, 08:43:29 pm »
Which one is Soldierís and which is Devilís ?

We stood at the bottom of Bushmanís where the Motul girls were entertaining. What climb was that one ?
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #123 on: November 20, 2017, 10:29:49 pm »
Which one is Soldierís and which is Devilís ?

We stood at the bottom of Bushmanís where the Motul girls were entertaining. What climb was that one ?

That was the start of Soldiers Way.
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #124 on: November 21, 2017, 03:40:34 pm »
Fantastic effort Josh!! :hello2: :hello2: :hello2:

Dom: Thanks for the pics and updates. :thumleft:

Stuff of my dreams. Not sure I'll ever get to compete in something like this, and that is a little depressing. Think I started too late, and too much time working in other countries. ::)
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #125 on: November 21, 2017, 05:47:36 pm »
Fantastic effort Josh!! :hello2: :hello2: :hello2:

Dom: Thanks for the pics and updates. :thumleft:

Stuff of my dreams. Not sure I'll ever get to compete in something like this, and that is a little depressing. Think I started too late, and too much time working in other countries. ::)

I know the feeling - I thought  a few years back I would be able to do at least some nav rally, maybe an Amageza ... then Josh got competitive and I saw his talent, and resources and time were invested there ... and now next year I am 60!!  I do not regret any of it though and love to see him thrive and succeed . We do ride together, offroad and adventure sometimes so all good. Life happens and one must find the flow.  :thumleft:
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #126 on: November 21, 2017, 06:06:37 pm »
A few more pics
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #127 on: November 22, 2017, 09:59:26 pm »
This is the situation right now on sani pass. Luckily i came prepared.

Good luck to the racers, its shaping up to be brutal.




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Nice putting face to name Xpat.

Thanks for helping getting the ship going in right direction again  :lol8: ps we made the lodge ;)
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #128 on: November 22, 2017, 10:09:24 pm »
Good to meet you as well Armpump   :thumleft:

And which lodge would that be - are you saying you made it all the way to Maseru?

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #129 on: November 22, 2017, 10:33:48 pm »
Molengoane after bushmans
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #130 on: November 22, 2017, 10:47:47 pm »
Good job! Did you go dirt through Thaba Tseka or around through Afri Ski on tar?

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #131 on: November 22, 2017, 10:50:24 pm »
Dirt
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #132 on: November 22, 2017, 10:51:50 pm »
Was awesome once we got out the snow and ice hahaha
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #133 on: November 22, 2017, 11:04:18 pm »
Well, I for one was sure glad not to be you on that day  ;)




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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #134 on: November 22, 2017, 11:47:01 pm »
Thanks for sharing
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #135 on: November 25, 2017, 01:13:23 pm »
Found this video of Sandra Gomez showing the boys how it is done, nice attacking style.

 
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and Blake Gutziet flying down to the finish with a helicopter in pursuit.

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #136 on: November 25, 2017, 04:19:46 pm »
Josh ended up riding with her on a few occassions and described her style as "very skilled and aggressive". Certainly a female force to be reckoned with  :thumleft:
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #137 on: November 30, 2017, 07:30:24 am »
Anyone know when the Roof will be televised??
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #138 on: December 06, 2017, 05:57:18 am »
WHile we wait here you can race with Graham Jarvis right from your armchair. Okay this is 2016... but hey.
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #139 on: December 06, 2017, 06:12:20 am »
@armpump - Stuart with his snoek fishing gear  :imaposer:

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