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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #40 on: November 14, 2019, 02:18:11 pm »
I really wanted to take one of these home, but catching it might have been tricky.  ;D
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #41 on: November 14, 2019, 02:20:01 pm »
Pee stop and liberation of succulents...
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #42 on: November 14, 2019, 02:20:45 pm »
Which way which way... clearly I waited this time  :imaposer:
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #43 on: November 14, 2019, 02:23:31 pm »
We hit a bit of rain, but nothing too serious.
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #44 on: November 14, 2019, 02:23:56 pm »
Sunshine of my life...  ;D
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #45 on: November 14, 2019, 02:30:54 pm »
Preeeeeeeeeeeeeeeetttyyyy!!!
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #46 on: November 14, 2019, 02:32:53 pm »
Some more prettiness...
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #47 on: November 14, 2019, 02:35:56 pm »
Close to Committee's Drift they are tarring the road and we have to take a detour.

I hope to God that whomever is doing it is still busy with it and it's not completed yet.
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #48 on: November 14, 2019, 02:37:08 pm »
Almost home...
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #49 on: November 14, 2019, 02:38:47 pm »
About 5kms from home's turn off, I get told to take a right on the gravel.

I honestly never knew this road existed. It passes Makana Brick and takes us all the way into town.
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #50 on: November 14, 2019, 02:43:08 pm »
Home safely and I take off my pants...

WTF is that on my leg!

Ooooooooooooooh, I see. I had accidentally (no, seriously) missed one of the turn offs and as I tried to turn the bike around, I lost my footing and managed to get myself wedged under the bike. Thanks lovely for coming to my rescue.

The exhaust managed to burn through my boot and my pants, yet no damage to either... except for this gorgeous blister on my calf. Looking pretty siff at the moment, with a lot of bruising up and down the leg.
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #51 on: November 14, 2019, 02:47:54 pm »
We also hear from the other guys... we had left before them to find our own way home.

Mike had to dump his Yamaha in the bushes, as it wasn't starting and the KTM 1290 had tyre issues.

Soooooooooooooo... in conclusion, I think we all know who won the KTM vs Honda argument.

SE the BEST of the oranges and although 3 of the 4 Hondas had oopsed... atleast we didn't have to put them on the back of a bakkie.

1 Yamaha
1 KLR (continuous punctures)
3 1 KTM
4 Honda's (1 off, another off... and another off and another)
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #52 on: November 14, 2019, 03:53:30 pm »
 O0 :thumleft:

great report  fanx
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #53 on: November 14, 2019, 03:55:10 pm »
 Glad you found your way back ;D
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #54 on: November 14, 2019, 04:07:13 pm »
Nice RR FC :thumleft:

Thanks for sharing.
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #55 on: November 14, 2019, 05:07:15 pm »
Cool thanks for the ride great RR :ricky: :ricky:
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #56 on: November 14, 2019, 05:58:47 pm »
Thanks for sharing.

You never get lost - you just get to a different destination.
You can never get lost - you just reach a different destination.
Every road has to lead somewhere - even if it is a dead-end.
 
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #57 on: November 14, 2019, 08:13:46 pm »
Very nice report
That is one unique looking XT660Z ...... do you perhaps have a better photo of it?
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #58 on: November 15, 2019, 07:05:02 am »
Whoohoo! Faced the challenges of KGBs everywhere and still got home! Your side adventure sounds like a mini-epic - well done :ricky:

Thanks for the funny write-up, I chuckled all the way through.
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Re: So I got a bit lost...
« Reply #59 on: November 15, 2019, 07:21:02 am »
Love your acerbic tone...

And the loaded between-the-lines observations...