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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #20 on: April 26, 2019, 03:58:26 pm »
hier gat ons, pappie!   :sip:


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« Reply #21 on: April 26, 2019, 04:22:06 pm »
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« Reply #22 on: April 26, 2019, 04:50:06 pm »
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« Reply #23 on: April 26, 2019, 05:22:18 pm »
Nou drink hy seker eers weer pienk gin die hele naweek en moet ons wag tot Maandag
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #24 on: April 26, 2019, 05:45:09 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #25 on: April 26, 2019, 06:17:41 pm »
:sip:

Vir wat suip jy koffie, sien ons jou met Mei se trip?   :patch: :biggrin:
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #26 on: April 26, 2019, 07:05:52 pm »
:sip:

Vir wat suip jy koffie, sien ons jou met Mei se trip?   :patch: :biggrin:

 :lol8:  Ongelukkig nie Louis.  Daarís eers bietjie werk wat gedoen moet word in SA voor die volgende een.  Jy gaan dit geniet met jou Rally.  :thumleft:
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #27 on: April 26, 2019, 07:09:13 pm »
Lekker! Jy sal moet vinnig skryf... oor bietjie meer as 'n week ry ek daai selfde trippie saam met @Hardy de Kock en Specialised Adventures. Sal graag wil sien waarvoor ek myself ingelaat het.

So by the way... daar is nog plek oop op ons trippie as iemand wil saamkom...
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #28 on: April 26, 2019, 08:05:22 pm »
:sip:

Vir wat suip jy koffie, sien ons jou met Mei se trip?   :patch: :biggrin:

 :lol8:  Ongelukkig nie Louis.  Daarís eers bietjie werk wat gedoen moet word in SA voor die volgende een.  Jy gaan dit geniet met jou Rally.  :thumleft:

Verstaan, jy was 'n besige man afwesig van jou huis en werk die afgelope tyd.  Ons sien baie uit en hoop van harte ons is reg vir die party.   :thumleft:


Lekker! Jy sal moet vinnig skryf... oor bietjie meer as 'n week ry ek daai selfde trippie saam met @Hardy de Kock en Specialised Adventures. Sal graag wil sien waarvoor ek myself ingelaat het.

So by the way... daar is nog plek oop op ons trippie as iemand wil saamkom...


Ai man, ek probeer so veel as moontlik mense werf, maar vaal verskriklik.  Sal maar die beste moet doen met wat ons het.   :thumleft:
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #29 on: April 26, 2019, 08:13:02 pm »
Yes! Sien uit na die een
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #30 on: April 26, 2019, 08:21:12 pm »
Sien uit!  :sip:
 

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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #31 on: April 26, 2019, 08:44:24 pm »
Dag 1: Windhoek na Usakos: 180km en Usakos na Spitzkoppe: 70km

Die eerste werklike dag van hierdie avontuur het weggespring op Vrydag, 12 April. :biggrin:

Ontbyt was vroegoggend by die Safari Hotel. ;)

Die motorfietse word tot by Usakos gesleep, waar ons rigting Spitzkoppe invaar, die eerste 25km op teer op die B2, dan regs op die D1930, na Spitzkoppe. ;)

Ons ry in ń Quantum tot by Usakos. :o

Net om die vorige dag, en Bertie se dilemma af te sluit. ::)

Kobus was so gaaf om Bertie op ń inkopietog te neem om die verlore ry items te vervang. :biggrin:

Rystewels, waterblaas en "niergordel" is aangeskaf. :thumleft:

Gordon het beide 'n rybaadjie en lyfpantser saamgebring, geen wonder sy sak was dubbel die toegelate grote nie! >:D

Ongelooflik, maar die baadjie, was behalwe Bertie se grootte, ook dieselfde vervaardiger! Dankie Gordon! :biggrin:

Bertie is nou gestewel en gespoor vir Kaokoland. :biggrin:

Die NamibiŽ sekondÍre paaie, wat grond ("gravel") is, word goed met padskrapers onderhou, wat 'n effense sand/gruis lagie agterlaat, wat jou fiets liggies laat dans, wat jy na dag 2 geniet! ;D
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #32 on: April 26, 2019, 09:08:50 pm »
Day 1: Continued

Bikes were off-loaded behind the Engen filling station in Usakos, where trailers and excess vehicles were stored. :thumleft:

The ladies had prepared some delicious bread rolls for lunch, with some so anxious to get going, not even noticing lunch! :o

After filling up, a last visit to a Quick shop, emptying the bladders, we finally hit the road! :biggrin:
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #33 on: April 26, 2019, 09:20:41 pm »
Day 1: Arrival at Spitzkoppe

We gathered for some liquid refreshments on arrival at Spitzkoppe. :o

Much later we proceeded to our campsite, which was spectacularly positioned between some of the koppies. :thumleft:

First pic: Behind the 250 Rally, Lance's steed, are the Specialised Adventures' Land Cruiser DC food truck, and SC bike truck, followed by the Ranger, which I believed was the wine truck! :o

Second pic: Beatie, Ian and Duncan having the first of many laughs on this trip. Lance seems to be hiding/sleeping behind Duncan. Kobus must be missing his boys!😢

Pics 3 to 5, the beauty of Spitzkoppe.
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« Reply #34 on: April 26, 2019, 09:23:47 pm »
Day 1: Spitzkoppe continued

Spitzkoppe must have been the most stunning campsite we stayed over at! :thumleft:

We camped at all the overnight stops. ;)

Specialised Adventures provided a comfy stretcher, mattress and camping chair. We brought our own sleeping bags, pillows and some brought mosquito nets, with mosquitoes being present at some of the campsites. :'(

Herewith a few pics to confirm the beauty of Spitzkoppe. :thumleft:

Hardy brought his Rhodesian Ridgeback "pup", named "Diesel". :o

Hennie Oubones, the KLR Gladiator, on top of a Spitzkoppe rock. ;)
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #35 on: April 26, 2019, 09:25:24 pm »
Day 1: More Spitzkoppe
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #36 on: April 27, 2019, 08:59:55 pm »
Last of Spitzkoppe, from me anyway! ;)
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #37 on: April 28, 2019, 06:30:44 pm »
With the permission of Chopperpilot, we will add our version of this unique experience to his thread opposed to starting a complete new one.

For starters, riding Kaokoland is not just your average weekend or multi day adventure excursion.  I believe everyone experience it differently.  Apart from it probably being the epitome of adventure riding, it's a test of endurance, a spiritual journey.  It humbles, it's dangerous, it's inspiring, historical, the last true wilderness and most importantly, it makes you feel alive.

Status and egos are left behind in this arid beauty where you will help and be helped by your peers at some stage during the multi day adventure.

I will be using real life names opposed to forum names since each and everyone is no longer cyber entities, but real life people imprinted in fond memories.


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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #38 on: April 28, 2019, 06:44:09 pm »
With the permission of Chopperpilot, we will add our version of this unique experience to his thread opposed to starting a complete new one.

For starters, riding Kaokoland is not just your average weekend or multi day adventure excursion.  I believe everyone experience it differently.  Apart from it probably being the epitome of adventure riding, it's a test of endurance, a spiritual journey.  It humbles, it's dangerous, it's inspiring, historical, the last true wilderness and most importantly, it makes you feel alive.

Status and egos are left behind in this arid beauty where you will help and be helped by your peers at some stage during the multi day adventure.

I will be using real life names opposed to forum names since each and everyone is no longer cyber entities, but real life people imprinted in fond memories.


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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #39 on: April 28, 2019, 06:51:00 pm »
Jo, Kobus en Oubones, julle maak my net meer en meer opgewonde om deel van Ů spesiale groep bevoorregte mense te wees.   Een van die dae kan ek saampraat  :thumleft:
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