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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #160 on: September 26, 2018, 06:08:59 pm »
Clive! What about a buggy class next year?? :pot:
I will put some special leave in for that :thumleft:

Unfortunately the terrain will not allow SXS and bigger - requested by landowners & I agree. Only while quad numbers stay low will they too be allowed.  Would have been fun if possible.

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #161 on: September 27, 2018, 04:55:28 pm »
Well done Clive!  A great success. :hello2::hello2::hello2:

No broken bones either?

Well done Buff, you're a star for helping our young Renier. :thumleft: :hello2:

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #162 on: September 28, 2018, 12:07:36 pm »
Nice write up for Stuart Gregory

http://www.ehowzit.co.za/…/port-edwards-gregory-powers-ont…/ Tankwa Cross Country Rally. Dakar
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #163 on: September 28, 2018, 05:44:09 pm »
Wow Tankwa 2018 - what a ride!

Congratulations Clive and team, you guys put together a great event. Many thanks to all the sweepers/marshalls, Crossed Up, Beserker and Buff (thanks for the help with the flat tyre) - you guys are champions. Was great to see old friends, as well as meeting some great people.

People you have to see it to believe it - some of the harshest, most beautiful terrain to ride your dirt bike on. A special thanks to all the farmers giving us access to this land, julle is werklik merkwaardige mense  :thumleft:

I promised myself to take pictures as we go along, but somehow I always find myself 30mins behind schedule. Thanks Rudi Tour for sharing all of day 1 and most of day 2 as well, the man is a beast on that 950!!

I can just say thank you, thank you, thank you. I really hope this event (and especially rally class) continues to grow for the future.

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #164 on: September 30, 2018, 07:43:26 pm »
Well done Clive and team and thanks for pics & videos- here's to entering the silver class next year or some support effort
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #166 on: October 03, 2018, 03:06:01 pm »
- sorry for the brief inconvenience, and stoked we could assist you with your Garmin cables!

No inconvenience at all, actually the opposite, was a pleasure.

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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #167 on: October 14, 2018, 10:02:30 am »
Any idea when next year's Tankwa is happening?

I've got a family holiday that might interfere with my plans ...........  ::)
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #168 on: October 14, 2018, 06:30:01 pm »
Any idea when next year's Tankwa is happening?

I've got a family holiday that might interfere with my plans ...........  ::)

21-24 Sept 2019 - make it part of your holiday 100% WORTH IT Everyone enjoyed it loads more interest......... going to make it good again.
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #169 on: October 14, 2018, 09:13:26 pm »
Sjoe, that's cutting it close for me.

But at least it gives me time to start twisting arms ........  :thumleft:

From a logistics point of view, is it easy enough for 2 (or more) of us to come down and do the off-road race without any pit crew or support?

Just arrive, race, party and leave?  :biggrin:
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #170 on: October 15, 2018, 11:27:40 am »
Sjoe, that's cutting it close for me.

But at least it gives me time to start twisting arms ........  :thumleft:

From a logistics point of view, is it easy enough for 2 (or more) of us to come down and do the off-road race without any pit crew or support?

Just arrive, race, party and leave?  :biggrin:
Cracker you guys will be fine - there are fuel trucks who take out the fuel etc...also easy to hook up with some service crews if needed and there are some dealers who support with spares etc...
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #171 on: October 15, 2018, 01:47:37 pm »
Is the silver class possible on the bigger ADV bikes, GSA etc?

Im really keen on giving this a go next year but I don't own a plastic bike unfortunately.
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #172 on: October 15, 2018, 02:08:59 pm »
Is the silver class possible on the bigger ADV bikes, GSA etc?

Im really keen on giving this a go next year but I don't own a plastic bike unfortunately.
Big ADV bikes would be a real handful in some places although the technical sections are not that long.
We did have a big bore class aimed at 640, 650, 690 & 701 but sadly not supported - not sure why because it is rideable  on those bikes and time bars were generous? Having said this Rudi entered Rally class on his big 950 and finished well (1200km and they rode with plastics days 2 & 3).
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Re: Tankwa Cross Country Rally 2018
« Reply #173 on: October 15, 2018, 03:55:10 pm »
Is the silver class possible on the bigger ADV bikes, GSA etc?

Im really keen on giving this a go next year but I don't own a plastic bike unfortunately.
Big ADV bikes would be a real handful in some places although the technical sections are not that long.
We did have a big bore class aimed at 640, 650, 690 & 701 but sadly not supported - not sure why because it is rideable  on those bikes and time bars were generous? Having said this Rudi entered Rally class on his big 950 and finished well (1200km and they rode with plastics days 2 & 3).
Thank you, I will have a look around for plastic for next year. 
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