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Offline JonW

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Midlands Meander
« on: January 15, 2020, 01:34:12 pm »
So a bunch of us old ballies went for a ride on Sunday,

The plan was to leave Cross Ways in Hilton at 08h00, then head out through the Karkloof to the Craigieburn Dam area, and then hit some lekker rocky trails that I know, and then end up at Uncle Bucks Grill in Muden for lunch.

I decided to leave Hilton 15 minutes early and meet the others at Craigieburn, because I have geared my bike pretty low for an upcoming trip to Lesotho, and I didn't fancy screaming along at 8000rpm trying to keep up with the others.

Also i don't like going fast  :biggrin:

Anyway, waited 10 minutes or so and the bunch rocked up.

Headed past the dam and onto some awesome tracks that i know, all the way to Muden.

Nothing exciting or amazing happened on the trip, no-one broke down or crashed (well not while I was there), so I will keep the commentary to a minimum and just post some of the pics that I took  :thumleft:

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2020, 01:46:30 pm »
leaving the dense bush near the river and up the track out the valley
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2020, 01:47:59 pm »
Hey Jon!
...was lekker meeting you guys at Uncle Buck's.... Charl and I did the Middlerus route from Mooiriver and had a joll as well.

Have'nt seen so many bikes in Muden for a long time :laughing4:
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2020, 01:50:15 pm »
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2020, 01:55:30 pm »
Hey Jon!
...was lekker meeting you guys at Uncle Buck's.... Charl and I did the Middlerus route from Mooiriver and had a joll as well.

Have'nt seen so many bikes in Muden for a long time :laughing4:

Yup, nice to catch up with you Tommy  :thumleft:

Also good to bump into my old mate @Outthere who was taking his 1200 for a ride
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2020, 01:58:27 pm »
Some more

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2020, 02:01:47 pm »
 :biggrin:

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2020, 02:33:49 pm »
I must make a serious plan to come ride in the Midlands.. looks awesome
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2020, 02:57:58 pm »
I must make a serious plan to come ride in the Midlands.. looks awesome

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2020, 03:30:41 pm »
Lekker Jon
 

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2020, 04:31:55 pm »
Some easier tracks

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2020, 04:49:08 pm »
And from there a short blast to the start of Rocky Horror, which led us all the way into Muden
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2020, 04:53:52 pm »
The start to the track I call Rocky Horror

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2020, 04:58:01 pm »
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2020, 05:01:18 pm »
and...
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2020, 05:05:47 pm »
Nice one, @JonW
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2020, 05:08:12 pm »
It was his last ride before he emigrates
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2020, 07:53:22 am »
And before long we arrived at my favourite stop in the area, Muden's famous Uncle Bucks Grill where the beers are always cold and the food always great
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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2020, 11:22:57 am »
Great ride & coolpix  :thumleft: Rocky Horror looks exactly like that.....but Mr. Cox seems ( as always ) to just glide up there  8)
 

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Re: Midlands Meander
« Reply #19 on: January 23, 2020, 10:28:55 pm »
Magic Jon!! Brings back some good memories. Canít (or maybe can) believe Alfie was riding that on a 790!! Probably on the back wheel only too!! 
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