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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2008, 01:59:44 pm »
Cant wait anymore, now the hunt for a new helmet starts.

From where, seeing that local is not good enough.

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=18034.0

It is not that local is not good enough, Itis about why spend more when you can spend less.

I just recieved my steering damper from the USA. Paid R4k where as it would have cost almost R6k is SA. So with the extra R2k in hand i could afford a helmet.

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What a piece of art this mounting kit is. So got the damper for the desert run, now continue the hunt for the helmet. Then practise and practise and more practise. Oh and get fit and more fit.

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #21 on: November 13, 2008, 08:50:47 am »
You will be able to give it a good work out at the sand mines on our track ,must also do some fitness training. :-\
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #22 on: December 12, 2008, 05:45:19 pm »
Guys, i'm seriously considering tagging along. GS 650 or XR400? kidding kidding XR it is! what size is the group far? and who might be going?
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #23 on: December 12, 2008, 07:45:43 pm »
You are going to miss the 650 on those Namibia dirt highways.  ;)
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #24 on: December 23, 2008, 12:10:44 pm »
Will put up a list in the new year, would be great to have you join us Mountainboy
ROUTE DIFFICULTY
1 = tar
2 = good gravel /pillian friendly
3 = interspersed with sand, mud, sand , bush / not pillian friendly
4 = lots of sand, technical riding 5 = expert only
 

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #25 on: December 23, 2008, 04:07:56 pm »
Moetie vergeet van my nie... en die Dr. wil ook saam.
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #26 on: December 23, 2008, 09:34:19 pm »
Moetie vergeet van my nie... en die Dr. wil ook saam.

just pack in that milkshake machine!
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #27 on: December 23, 2008, 10:48:47 pm »
Put my name down....  >:D

 

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #28 on: December 24, 2008, 07:23:44 am »
oh yeah, its taking shape ! very cool group so far
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #29 on: December 24, 2008, 07:57:15 am »
Moetie vergeet van my nie... en die Dr. wil ook saam.

just pack in that milkshake machine!

Ek is mos af van "pink milkshake", geruil vir 'n "orange one"  :mwink:
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #30 on: December 28, 2008, 08:05:08 pm »
Moetie vergeet van my nie... en die Dr. wil ook saam.

just pack in that milkshake machine!

Ek is mos af van "pink milkshake", geruil vir 'n "orange one"  :mwink:

Now you are allowed to join us, so you better not drop us.

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #31 on: December 29, 2008, 12:23:40 am »
Moetie vergeet van my nie... en die Dr. wil ook saam.


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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #32 on: January 05, 2009, 07:54:05 pm »
In the every day using the rowing machine. Its a start towards my fitnes plan for the desert run.

cant wait now. Bring on the desert run :ricky:

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #33 on: January 05, 2009, 11:09:33 pm »
Ag nee mense, how fit do you have to be to ride a bit of sand? my beer belly will be used to store extra fuel!
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #34 on: January 06, 2009, 01:51:19 pm »
Ag nee mense, how fit do you have to be to ride a bit of sand? my beer belly will be used to store extra fuel!

It is becuase i have to help you guys in the sand when you get stuck.   ;)

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #35 on: January 06, 2009, 02:26:40 pm »
Ag nee mense, how fit do you have to be to ride a bit of sand? my beer belly will be used to store extra fuel!

Hey MB, don't worry. If you struggle in the sand you got all day to sort it out in the searing heat.

Actually, it is not a question of fitness but rather of determination to keep going and enjoying whilst struggling?

It's a lot of fun - just go :thumleft: 
 

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #36 on: January 06, 2009, 04:27:09 pm »
Ag nee mense, how fit do you have to be to ride a bit of sand? my beer belly will be used to store extra fuel!

Hey MB, don't worry. If you struggle in the sand you got all day to sort it out in the searing heat.

Actually, it is not a question of fitness but rather of determination to keep going and enjoying whilst struggling?

It's a lot of fun - just go :thumleft: 

Well if you are fit it will contribute and require less determination to keep going during the struggle. Also allow me to keep my fastest pace without having a crash due to being tired.

See you there MB!!!1


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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #37 on: January 06, 2009, 07:41:53 pm »
O Fok, i thought its nothing more than a long day at the atlantis dunes. so really, how tough is it- i need a good motivator to get fit again
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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #38 on: January 06, 2009, 08:32:18 pm »
O Fok, i thought its nothing more than a long day at the atlantis dunes. so really, how tough is it- i need a good motivator to get fit again

You are coming right? No turining back now. :ricky:

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Re: NAMIB DESERT RUN 2009
« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2009, 09:59:18 pm »
O Fok, i thought its nothing more than a long day at the atlantis dunes. so really, how tough is it- i need a good motivator to get fit again

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