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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #40 on: December 02, 2017, 05:34:13 pm »
Just a quick update, they are busy sorting out paperwork in preparation for getting bikes in Cpt and should be on the move shortly. :sip:
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #41 on: December 04, 2017, 01:28:36 pm »
I've followed your posts on advrider! Excellent posts and pics.
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #42 on: December 05, 2017, 11:16:24 am »
Quick update: so we went to the Motor Vehicle Registration Authority at the Civic Centre yesterday to submit our TRN Application form. The lady at the counter accepted it, but it needs to be sent to some kind of central processing for final approval. She didn't seem too hopeful that it would be approved because:

1) we have a tourist visa-exemption stamp in our passport, not a work or education visa
2) we don't have a permanent address, just a short-term AirBnB booking

Anyway, we'll find out next Monday if it gets approved. Fingers crossed.
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #43 on: December 05, 2017, 11:29:20 am »
Good luck Gene - following your 'documents' progress closely - hopefully all WILL be approved.


Do stop by and say hi when you get a minute - would like to meet you both, and see the bikes, too!


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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #44 on: December 11, 2017, 03:07:13 pm »
We got it!!!!!



Picked up our TRNs today. Didn't think we would be issued them, but we were so happy they came through.

Now to pick up a couple of motorcycles and we're off to see Africa! :D
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #45 on: December 11, 2017, 03:19:11 pm »


Quote from: lightcycle on Today at 03:07:13 pm
We got it!!!!!

>

Picked up our TRNs today. Didn't think we would be issued them, but we were so happy they came through.

Now to pick up a couple of motorcycles and we're off to see Africa! :D
CONGRATULATIONS! Let the Adventure begin!!!
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #46 on: December 11, 2017, 05:07:10 pm »
Magic stuff

Now are you coming to Addo
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #47 on: December 11, 2017, 05:10:20 pm »
Now are you coming to Addo

Looks lovely!

My cousin lives in East London and we are planning to visit her in the new year, so I will have to say YES! We will come visit you in Addo! :D

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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #48 on: December 11, 2017, 05:12:19 pm »
Lots of elephants in addo
 

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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #49 on: December 11, 2017, 05:21:36 pm »
Now are you coming to Addo

Looks lovely!

My cousin lives in East London and we are planning to visit her in the new year, so I will have to say YES! We will come visit you in Addo! :D

Sweeeet   :thumleft:
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #50 on: December 11, 2017, 06:49:02 pm »
Come and say hallo in Pretoria . . . .
Are you passing through . . .?
 
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #51 on: December 11, 2017, 07:27:15 pm »
Not sure about Joburg area just yet. One step at a time. We're focused on getting bikes right now, then kitting them out, then figuring out our route. Any good roads/sights around that area?

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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #52 on: February 04, 2018, 11:39:39 pm »
Hello!! Just curious what bikes you ended up buying...? How did that part of the process go? We saw your write-up about the TRN... glad it worked out for you!!  My husband and I (He's French, I'm American) will be arriving into Jo'burg in a little over a month and we're hoping to get a TRN and then buy a bike (1150 or 1200 GSA) to travel around with! We hope you've been enjoying traveling around RSA! Maybe we'll be able to meet up on the road somewhere! Take care! Ride safe!
 

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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #53 on: February 10, 2018, 01:25:40 pm »
ok ok

uhmmmm wahts a TRN ???

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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #54 on: February 14, 2018, 02:42:16 pm »
Traffic Register Number. Its a document that is required if you do not have an South African ID. The application process of a TRN attempts to make sure you have a valid address so that you can receive your fines  ;D
You need it to transfer the ownership into your name or to do a license.
 
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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #55 on: February 16, 2018, 06:56:07 am »
Gene!! Wow, you finally made it to Africa. and the Wilddogs site. Can't believe you guys are still touring the world after all these years. :thumleft:

Do keep us updated. :deal:

And be careful out there, the cages in RSA drive really fast and are a little crazy.
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« Reply #56 on: February 16, 2018, 04:06:32 pm »
Gene!! Wow, you finally made it to Africa. and the Wilddogs site. Can't believe you guys are still touring the world after all these years. :thumleft:

Do keep us updated. :deal:

And be careful out there, the cages in RSA drive really fast and are a little crazy.

I recon they long gone out the country.
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« Reply #57 on: February 26, 2018, 03:35:15 pm »
Hi everyone! We're still in South Africa, but our visa is running out soon!

We are passing through Pretoria in the next few days, to pick up some supplies on our way out of the country, if anyone wants to get together with us this weekend for a drink, PM me!

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Re: We have been riding around the world for 5.5 years...
« Reply #58 on: February 27, 2018, 08:42:54 am »
Will you be in Pretoria . .  . for that drink invitation ?
 

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« Reply #59 on: February 27, 2018, 06:04:51 pm »
Yes! We are arriving tomorrow afternoon and leaving next Monday.

We are going to take a side trip to another African country this weekend though...

The Kingdom of Wakanda!  :imaposer: