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Offline ClemS

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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #20 on: July 23, 2018, 07:37:22 am »
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #21 on: July 23, 2018, 07:45:49 am »
 :ricky:

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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #22 on: July 23, 2018, 07:47:08 am »
Sub..........where you get the Dunlop 908 RR tyres?

We got these from Offroadcycles a while back. Maybe Runner can help? :)
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #23 on: July 23, 2018, 08:28:17 am »
Sub!
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #24 on: July 23, 2018, 08:50:54 am »
I will follow with interest.  Enjoy Nam..
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #25 on: July 23, 2018, 08:56:32 am »
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #26 on: July 23, 2018, 09:10:07 am »
Ooooooooooooh already loving this ride report..... a biking story AND a love story!!!!!

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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #27 on: July 23, 2018, 11:35:51 am »
lekker lekker, sub, veilig ry!   :ricky:


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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #28 on: July 23, 2018, 12:32:01 pm »
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #29 on: July 23, 2018, 01:55:17 pm »
Seatbelt fastened ............ waiting for take-off ..............  :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #30 on: July 23, 2018, 02:00:43 pm »
Kan nie wag, geniet en ry veilig!
Jaag en vat kanse, moenie indruk nie, die boek is klaar geskryf!
 

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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #31 on: July 23, 2018, 02:46:12 pm »
 :ricky: :thumleft:
 

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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #32 on: July 23, 2018, 09:04:39 pm »
Looking at my old photos on facebook. I've added some photos below from a 4x4 trip we did following the Omaruru riverbed when my arm was broken 2 years ago. We will be doing pretty much the same route on Day 1 :)
Last of the packing is tomorrow, we will load up bikes etc so we can be ready to leave at 3am in the morning to get the border post as they open at 6. Then we'll drive all the way through Botswana to Gobabis in Namibia where we will spend our first night, after that, onwards to Henties where we'll spend an additional night to prepare and load our bikes. From then on... I absolutely cannot wait!






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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #33 on: July 24, 2018, 12:33:01 am »
 :sip: :ricky:
 

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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #34 on: July 24, 2018, 04:35:06 am »

Another important thing is water. We each have 3L in hydration pack, with HSK carrying an additional Hydration pack as backup.
His bike carries an additional 3L in special tanks (as per Dakar regulation). So we have 12L total, hopefully this will suffice.



12 L should do taking in consideration your fitness level and the time of the year, July, it should not be as hot as in April. 

April / May we experienced temperatures in the high 40's.    The wife and I did the part from Henties, Rhino camp, Gai-Ais to Palmwag/Aba Hoab with 16l of water and ran out of water around midday.  I would suggest an additional 2L of water in a container that you can get rid of just for in case and for those very remote areas.
We in the mean time purchased a small water purifier.  It is a tad bulky, damn expensive,  but very light weight and works like a bomb.   

Looking forward to the your trip, enjoy.   :thumleft:
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #35 on: July 24, 2018, 07:21:31 am »
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #36 on: July 24, 2018, 08:16:49 am »
Enjoy!!!
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #37 on: July 24, 2018, 08:28:32 am »
Be safe...and have fun! :thumleft:

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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #38 on: July 24, 2018, 08:49:23 am »

Another important thing is water. We each have 3L in hydration pack, with HSK carrying an additional Hydration pack as backup.
His bike carries an additional 3L in special tanks (as per Dakar regulation). So we have 12L total, hopefully this will suffice.



12 L should do taking in consideration your fitness level and the time of the year, July, it should not be as hot as in April. 

April / May we experienced temperatures in the high 40's.    The wife and I did the part from Henties, Rhino camp, Gai-Ais to Palmwag/Aba Hoab with 16l of water and ran out of water around midday.  I would suggest an additional 2L of water in a container that you can get rid of just for in case and for those very remote areas.
We in the mean time purchased a small water purifier.  It is a tad bulky, damn expensive,  but very light weight and works like a bomb.   

Looking forward to the your trip, enjoy.   :thumleft:

Thanks for tip, we'll see how things go on first day, then we can always thrown in some 2L bottles as extra :)
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Re: Just the two of us, Kaokoland Edition
« Reply #39 on: July 24, 2018, 09:21:10 am »
Looking forward to this story!  :sip:
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