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Offline Trygve Roberts

Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« on: May 30, 2019, 03:48:43 pm »


Photo: Deon van der Westhuizen

We head off to the border between the Western and Northern Cape where the short, steep and rough KOEDOESBERG PASS awaits the adventure rider. Check it out via this link: http://bit.ly/2XfTCab
« Last Edit: June 07, 2019, 12:03:34 pm by Trygve Roberts »
 

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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2019, 04:42:16 pm »
Sub.  I did a pass around there recently.  The one with the trekker and trailer on the side of the pass?  Same one?
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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2019, 05:02:16 pm »
I do know the previous owner of Geluks Hoop farm where that road ends/start and were there a few times. What I did not know is that there is a road and this pass  with not locked gates :-[
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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2019, 05:36:37 pm »
1:09 - same one


Awesome pass!!!
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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2019, 05:51:14 pm »
I'd drawn that pass in for the end of one of the Amageza Rallies, but we had to scrap the idea as there was a land-ownership issue, or something similar, at that time. Splendid piece of road!
 

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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2019, 06:21:51 pm »
Sub. Keen on some exploring.
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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2019, 12:04:00 pm »
Sub.  I did a pass around there recently.  The one with the trekker and trailer on the side of the pass?  Same one?

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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2019, 12:06:50 pm »
1:09 - same one


Awesome pass!!!

The video footage used on our video of this pass, was shot by Katana! very good for a first effort.
 

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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2019, 01:52:22 pm »
Nope.  Youtube find, not mine.
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Re: Another gem of a gravel pass in the Tankwa
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2019, 04:46:26 pm »
Nope.  Youtube find, not mine.

Ah sorry.... The video footage (drone) which we couldn't use as it was too overexposed and the on-car footage was shot by Fraser Mackintosh.