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SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« on: November 10, 2019, 01:09:13 pm »
The planning of the annual Slumdog Bash were done here
http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=241207.0

It is now done and dusted and some are most probs still on the road, but here is the start of the ride report.

First of all, thanks to JMOL for all his efforts and trouble in making this ride possible.  Thanks my friend, it was once again a success and we are already looking forward to next year.   :biggrin: :laughing4:  (I believe there will be a spitbraai at next years bash.   :patch:)

A great time were once again had by all who attended, old friends were once again united and new friends were made while we all chatted away talking about our bikes and the routes and the weather and the bird and the bees.  In the mean time there were more than enough liquid refreshments for the attendees.  Some started with the bonfire for the meat on offer while the salads and freshly baked bread were waiting to be devoured. 

Some came with their "huge" one and two men tents while the rest had the option of soft mattresses in the more than enough rooms and sleeping quarters.  After the healthy meal and once the tanks were filled with the liquid refreshments on offer, the slain soldiers departed one by one to their individual sleeping places.  Some seemed not to sleep at all, brave men and woman.     :eek7:

The following morning we had a great buffet brekkie consisting of toast butter and jam, scrambled eggs, hash browns, savory mince, bacon, baked beans, tomato ans onion sauce and tea and coffee.  I always enjoy their brekkie tremendously.    After brekkie all left to their respective homes on their routes of choice. 

Once again a huge thanks to JMOL and to all who attended, see next year.   :thumleft: :thumleft:

Now for our route and some pics of the route and the venue.

The wife and I would meet JMOL and some of his friends at a certain point as we would leave from King William's Town and they from East London.
From there we would ride together to Old Thomas River. 

Attached our planned route and there after the pics of the route and the venue will follow.
The route for the trip to Old Thomas River would roughly be as follow.
Meeting spot at the R63 turnoff to Kubushie Drift, from there gravel to Bolo, Bolo left on farm roads to Henderson / Ferndale, then onward to Cathcart, 15km tar on the N6 then a right turnoff toward OTR Police Station en then to Old Thomas River a short distance further.  A short 250km or so. 
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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2019, 01:12:47 pm »
Pics on our route to the meeting spot

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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2019, 01:15:26 pm »
The meeting spot and pics towards Henderson

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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2019, 01:18:07 pm »
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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2019, 01:21:03 pm »
Such a beautiful road, why not some more.   :biggrin:

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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2019, 01:26:09 pm »
Almost in Henderson, but we 1st had a quick water stop.  And then it was again on route to Henderson around the corner.




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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2019, 01:28:38 pm »
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Aai man Visarend - jy laat my nou verlang na my XRL !!  :(
 

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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2019, 01:29:07 pm »
Henderson came and went and we were on our way to Catchcart.

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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2019, 01:31:26 pm »
From Cathcart no more pics, only a few from the venue itself, but only a few as there was not time for phodies, it was party time.   :biggrin:

This is what I have.

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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2019, 01:32:44 pm »
Anyone who attended are welcome to add pics if they do not want to do a rr.  Some pics of the venue itself would be appreciated. 

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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2019, 01:33:41 pm »
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Aai man Visarend - jy laat my nou verlang na my XRL !!  :(

Ek laaik hom kwaai, voel erger as 'n tiener op daai thumper.   :biggrin: :biggrin:
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« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2019, 01:38:17 pm »
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Aai man Visarend - jy laat my nou verlang na my XRL !!  :(

Ek laaik hom kwaai, voel erger as 'n tiener op daai thumper.   :biggrin: :biggrin:
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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2019, 02:39:02 pm »
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Ek kyk al die fotos, en daai klein fietsie bly net voor, maak wat julle wil! :eek7: :thumleft:

Ek het so uitgesien om na Henderson te kyk, toe stoot julle sommer aan. Was nog nooit daar nie.
 

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« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2019, 02:49:37 pm »
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Ek kyk al die fotos, en daai klein fietsie bly net voor, maak wat julle wil! :eek7: :thumleft:

Ek het so uitgesien om na Henderson te kyk, toe stoot julle sommer aan. Was nog nooit daar nie.

Daan, daar nie veel nie, net 'n Polieste se stasie.  Nannie het vir 'n hoenner uitgeswaai toe mis ons Henderson.   :lol8: :lol8:

Henderson Polisie stasie sit onder in die valei, jy kom die een kant in, deur die valei en anderkant uit.  Daars egter 'n lekker kampplek by Ferndale onder in die Valei en dan natuurlik 'n 4X4 roete op Ferndale plaas self.   
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« Reply #14 on: November 10, 2019, 02:53:41 pm »
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Ek kyk al die fotos, en daai klein fietsie bly net voor, maak wat julle wil! :eek7: :thumleft:

Ek het so uitgesien om na Henderson te kyk, toe stoot julle sommer aan. Was nog nooit daar nie.

Daan, daar nie veel nie, net 'n Polieste se stasie.  Nannie het vir 'n hoenner uitgeswaai toe mis ons Henderson.   :lol8: :lol8:

Henderson Polisie stasie sit onder in die valei, jy kom die een kant in, deur die valei en anderkant uit.  Daars egter 'n lekker kampplek by Ferndale onder in die Valei en dan natuurlik 'n 4X4 roete op Ferndale plaas self.

Maar ons bly ook naby as jy dalk 'n basis kamp soek in die geweste.   :biggrin:
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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2019, 03:35:13 pm »
Lyk my soos n ouetehuis gathering :imaposer:

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« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2019, 03:57:37 pm »
Lyk my soos n ouetehuis gathering :imaposer:



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« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2019, 05:10:32 pm »
Lyk my soos n ouetehuis gathering :imaposer:

Kannie wees nie, jy was nie daar nie.   :eek7:   :laughing4: :biggrin:
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« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2019, 05:13:51 pm »
Skerp :laughing4:

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Re: SLUMDOG BASH - OLD THOMAS RIVER RIDE REPORT
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2019, 11:02:28 pm »
Mooi paaie om te verken in daai geweste!! Net jammer oor die droogte. :thumleft: :(
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