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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #20 on: March 26, 2019, 07:49:49 am »
lekka ene... :thumleft:  btw will a bakkie 4x4 ride there without getting too scratched?
 

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #21 on: March 26, 2019, 07:54:08 am »
lekka ene... :thumleft:  btw will a bakkie 4x4 ride there without getting too scratched?

Yip, albeit it will be slow going.  The right line and you will not damage your vehicle. 
It is however much more fun on 2 wheels and the beer taste so much better.     :biggrin:
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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #22 on: March 26, 2019, 08:42:43 am »
Lekker lekker en wel gedaan julle.  Lekker verder ry.  :ricky: :ricky:

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #23 on: March 26, 2019, 09:12:29 am »
Great ride report!

Dankie veral oor die inligting en video van Mitchel's Pass, Mnr en Mev Vis Arend. Soos julle weet, wil ek en vroulief daar oor om van Hogsback na Rhodes te ry (oor so 2 weke) met twee op en bagasie op die Super Ten. Bly om te sien daar is nie enige "holy terrors" op die pas nie.  :thumleft:
 

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #24 on: March 26, 2019, 09:23:40 am »
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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #25 on: March 26, 2019, 09:51:05 am »
lekka ene... :thumleft:  btw will a bakkie 4x4 ride there without getting too scratched?

Yip, albeit it will be slow going.  The right line and you will not damage your vehicle. 
It is however much more fun on 2 wheels and the beer taste so much better.     :biggrin:

very true that...but my old girl smaaks bakkie rather .. :biggrin:
 

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #26 on: March 26, 2019, 03:03:26 pm »
Lekker RR... I was almost to the top of Katberg once but dropped the bike an twisted my wrist... decided to leave it for another day.
 

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #27 on: March 26, 2019, 05:07:03 pm »
Wow! I baled out of Katberg only half way up last year on day 3 of my Nam trip ... and it was super smooth compared to that!

Well done Mevrou.

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #28 on: March 26, 2019, 05:36:58 pm »
Great ride report!

Dankie veral oor die inligting en video van Mitchel's Pass, Mnr en Mev Vis Arend. Soos julle weet, wil ek en vroulief daar oor om van Hogsback na Rhodes te ry (oor so 2 weke) met twee op en bagasie op die Super Ten. Bly om te sien daar is nie enige "holy terrors" op die pas nie.  :thumleft:

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #29 on: March 26, 2019, 05:39:34 pm »
Lekker RR... I was almost to the top of Katberg once but dropped the bike an twisted my wrist... decided to leave it for another day.

I remember that one.    :thumleft:

Wow! I baled out of Katberg only half way up last year on day 3 of my Nam trip ... and it was super smooth compared to that!

Well done Mevrou.

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In your defense, Katberg were never smooth.   :biggrin: :thumleft:
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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #30 on: March 26, 2019, 06:35:45 pm »
Louis en Nannie, ek het nou sommer lekker saam met julle gery.  Nannie - uitstekend!

Julle lyk sommer klaar reg vir julle Nam ekspidisie!  :3some:
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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #31 on: March 26, 2019, 07:48:06 pm »
Louis en Nannie, ek het nou sommer lekker saam met julle gery.  Nannie - uitstekend!

Julle lyk sommer klaar reg vir julle Nam ekspidisie!  :3some:

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #32 on: March 26, 2019, 08:01:44 pm »
Weereens dankie vir al die komplimente julle gawe mense.   :biggrin:
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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #33 on: March 26, 2019, 08:45:33 pm »


Was it this past weekend?  We saw a bunch of guys on different bikes at the fuel station on Saterday.


Louis yes we were all staying in Hogsback riding some of the local roads and routes

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #34 on: March 26, 2019, 09:07:29 pm »
Well done!

One of my favorite routes in the area.. the views are always amazing.. did that in the rain once, few years back... Mitchell's was just boulders and deeeeeep ruts..  :ricky:

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #35 on: March 28, 2019, 07:44:05 am »
Excellent update, Vis Arende, thank you!

Love those roads...

Compared to what it was a couple of years ago, Mitchell’s looks like breeze. Katberg as badass as all the recent rumors suggest.

Lady Arend, you must be glowing with pride.
 

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #36 on: March 28, 2019, 11:24:45 am »
Excellent update, Vis Arende, thank you!

Love those roads...

Compared to what it was a couple of years ago, Mitchell’s looks like breeze. Katberg as badass as all the recent rumors suggest.

Lady Arend, you must be glowing with pride.

I was glowing with pride,  ruffian ...... just to be brought down to earth twice today!!!  :( :( :( :(.  Fortunately no bones broken, but lekker bruised.  Louis will have to give some tender loving care to Bettie Bok (the bike).
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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #37 on: March 28, 2019, 11:34:19 am »
Excellent update, Vis Arende, thank you!

Love those roads...

Compared to what it was a couple of years ago, Mitchell’s looks like breeze. Katberg as badass as all the recent rumors suggest.

Lady Arend, you must be glowing with pride.

I was glowing with pride,  ruffian ...... just to be brought down to earth twice today!!!  :( :( :( :(.  Fortunately no bones broken, but lekker bruised.  Louis will have to give some tender loving care to Bettie Bok (the bike).

She just had an off day today, and the road we did today was another nightmare with ruts as deep as a camels back.   :eek7:    She got caught in one of these ruts and went down like big time.  She is ok'ish, just a tad bedonnerd and grumpy.  The bike is only a flicker light less.   Still need to see if the handle bars are bent or not.   :thumleft:
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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #38 on: March 28, 2019, 03:07:31 pm »
Great ride report!

Dankie veral oor die inligting en video van Mitchel's Pass, Mnr en Mev Vis Arend. Soos julle weet, wil ek en vroulief daar oor om van Hogsback na Rhodes te ry (oor so 2 weke) met twee op en bagasie op die Super Ten. Bly om te sien daar is nie enige "holy terrors" op die pas nie.  :thumleft:

 :thumleft:  Hou ons asb op hoogte as jy wil he ons moet jou so paar plekkies gaan wys.  Ons sal tyd maak.

Gaan julle definitief nader an die tyd kontak!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: MITCHEL'S PASS DOWN KATBERG PASS UP, WOW
« Reply #39 on: March 28, 2019, 03:19:19 pm »
'n Paar kaarte aangeheg van ons roete. Ons ry 10 April vanaf Jeffreysbaai na Hogsback. Slaap 2 nagte oor op Hogsback, so die 11de is oop vir "site-seeing". Ry 12de na Rhodes.  Oorslaap plekke is vas, maar roetes kan verander!  ;D
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