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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #80 on: November 13, 2017, 10:17:05 pm »
For Christ sake, get the boy a proper crash helmet!

:imaposer:   I told him it is a lightening conductor but he will not listen to me.
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #81 on: November 14, 2017, 05:14:07 am »
Tracking link will be on the Roof website from Wednesday:

http://roofofafrica.info/2017/11/09/roof-africa-2017-tracking-bulletin/

We on the road early this morning - hope to see a few of you in Lesotho  :thumleft:  :ricky: :ricky: :ricky: :ricky:
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #82 on: November 14, 2017, 07:06:02 am »
Mooi man!! Go Josh!!  :ricky:
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #83 on: November 14, 2017, 08:11:22 am »
Hy gaan lekker koud wees Donderdag!
People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day. And doing nothing often leads to the very best kind of something.
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #84 on: November 14, 2017, 08:19:49 am »
Good luck Dom Jnr.
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #85 on: November 14, 2017, 09:15:37 am »
Official Riders Briefing video with Darryl Curtis NOW on main website - is brilliant!
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #86 on: November 14, 2017, 09:31:34 am »
Snow forecasted for Thursday to Friday morning . . . .
If it snows on the route, this will be a tough 2017 ROOF . . .
Not to say other ROOFs were not tough . .  .
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #87 on: November 14, 2017, 11:32:41 am »
Looks like it's going to be 2013 all over again  :o
Good luck boys, keep your kid warm Dom and pack in plenty of space blankets, hyperthermia kills.
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #88 on: November 14, 2017, 12:37:47 pm »
Looks like it's going to be 2013 all over again  :o
Good luck boys, keep your kid warm Dom and pack in plenty of space blankets, hyperthermia kills.
And duct tape for the airbox cover!
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #89 on: November 16, 2017, 07:44:05 am »
Some pictures i saw on FB this morning


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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #90 on: November 16, 2017, 07:56:35 am »
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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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #91 on: November 16, 2017, 08:00:54 am »
Show for some interesting days ahead

 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #92 on: November 16, 2017, 08:04:40 am »
Looks like the guys will need upgrades:   :eek:
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #93 on: November 16, 2017, 10:13:31 am »
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #94 on: November 16, 2017, 10:33:17 am »
Q. What does a committed off road motorcyclist do in a foot of snow?

A. Get in the landcruiser. See you there.

It is sleeting quite consistency in Matatiele and snow is visible on the close hilltops. Waiting for Barry Burger to turn up before we press on.
The dog that caught the car. What now?
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #95 on: November 16, 2017, 11:02:30 am »
Man... that's going to be a REAL Mother of a Roof....  :eek7:

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #96 on: November 16, 2017, 11:43:27 am »
"Tomorrow we RIDE!" seems to be the motto. >:D
 

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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #97 on: November 16, 2017, 02:25:17 pm »
This one will go down in the history books!
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #98 on: November 16, 2017, 03:19:44 pm »
good luck and stay warm to all those riding!  youre going to need it!
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Re: Roof of Africa 2017
« Reply #99 on: November 16, 2017, 05:36:23 pm »
Josh did well on the TT.

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