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Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« on: August 10, 2019, 10:33:44 pm »
I have been riding in Lesotho on a monthly basis over the last 10 years and sometimes I think to myself that I have probably "seen everything".
Boy o boy, that could not be further from the truth. I took the 500 and went exploring and what I have found is nothing short of astonishing.
I like taking the 500 because on these exploration rides one usually gets into trouble, easily.
I will let the pictures tell the story:
 
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2019, 10:35:02 pm »
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2019, 10:37:51 pm »
Looks super  :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2019, 10:39:23 pm »
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2019, 11:48:28 pm »
Thatís quite a story Losper, thatís spectacular riding for sure.


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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2019, 07:08:41 am »
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #12 on: August 11, 2019, 08:28:25 am »
Unbelievable area - thank you for sharing your photos
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #13 on: August 11, 2019, 06:04:36 pm »
That is so "500" country :ricky:
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« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2019, 06:52:31 am »
Thanks for the share Losper, beautiful country !


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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2019, 06:56:09 am »
Very nice pics Pieter  :thumleft:
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #16 on: August 12, 2019, 07:11:04 am »
Just fantastic Pieter!   Absolute riding heaven!
I bet you never got into any of those beautiful rock pools for a swim to "cool' off!! ;) ;) ;)
Looking at your muffler, have you made the pipe shorter and is there any discernible difference in power? I'd guess not.
 

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« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2019, 07:21:40 am »

Wow, just WOW  :thumleft:
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2019, 08:18:01 am »
Just fantastic Pieter!   Absolute riding heaven!
I bet you never got into any of those beautiful rock pools for a swim to "cool' off!! ;) ;) ;)
Looking at your muffler, have you made the pipe shorter and is there any discernible difference in power? I'd guess not.
Hi Cuzzy,  the muffler is one of those cheap Chinese rip-offs. The pipe is still original length.
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No performance gain but it shaves quit a bit of weight and it looks cool :biggrin:
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Re: Exploring Lesotho on the 500 (lots of photos)
« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2019, 12:25:15 pm »
That silencer looked cool until we heard where it's from.... :pot: :pot:

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