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How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« on: February 11, 2020, 06:07:40 pm »
Planing a trip with some mates to Oasis , they want to do the Wuppertal road , how sandy is it at the moment , they on Gs1250 and At , I’m easy with it because I will be on a 690
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2020, 06:19:59 pm »
At worst it's not sandy, just a very short sand section of a few hundred metres.

The lose stone surface could be more to watch out for.
 
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2020, 06:43:35 pm »
At worst it's not sandy, just a very short sand section of a few hundred metres.

The lose stone surface could be more to watch out for.

The last time I was there, that little piece caught me napping... :laughing4:
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2020, 07:49:31 pm »
At worst it's not sandy, just a very short sand section of a few hundred metres.

The lose stone surface could be more to watch out for.

Agreed, short pieces of sand, no big worry... it's those marbles.... :ricky:
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2020, 08:00:48 pm »
At worst it's not sandy, just a very short sand section of a few hundred metres.

The lose stone surface could be more to watch out for.

Just one piece of about 250 meters of sand. Duckwalk it if you feel like it, but it really is a non issue
 

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2020, 08:04:49 pm »
You should be able to plane it.
 

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2020, 08:08:03 pm »
It really is a non issue, let us know how it goes for your mates. I’m certain they will breeze it.


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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2020, 08:27:37 pm »
Nobody suggested tyre choice .. .yet

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2020, 08:37:01 pm »
Sand, what sand you talking about.     :biggrin: 

Many moons ago I asked our GPS here on the forum, aka Chris from Dustriders, for a route which including the Wuppertal road.  Chris in his old manner tells me every detail of every corner, dip, rock, tree, distance and the like if would encounter on the route.  No mention of any sand though.   :eek7:  :eek7:  :eek7:   
Fully loaded with pillion on out S10 we do the trip, from Wuppertal climb the hill and carry on towards Oases.  Hold and behold, cruising on our merry way we find ourselves halve way trough a "moerse" sand stretch on top of the mountain.  Before I could react I was on hard turf.  Up to this day I do not know how we stayed upright to the end.  I think it was a matter of, as mention by  DSRider.SA, we plained through it and before k@k could happen we were on a hard surface.   

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2020, 08:48:56 pm »
Sand, what sand you talking about.     :biggrin: 

Many moons ago I asked our GPS here on the forum, aka Chris from Dustriders, for a route which including the Wuppertal road.  Chris in his old manner tells me every detail of every corner, dip, rock, tree, distance and the like if would encounter on the route.  No mention of any sand though.   :eek7:  :eek7:  :eek7:   
Fully loaded with pillion on out S10 we do the trip, from Wuppertal climb the hill and carry on towards Oases.  Hold and behold, cruising on our merry way we find ourselves halve way trough a "moerse" sand stretch on top of the mountain.  Before I could react I was on hard turf.  Up to this day I do not know how we stayed upright to the end.  I think it was a matter of, as mention by  DSRider.SA, we plained through it and before k@k could happen we were on a hard surface.   

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #10 on: February 11, 2020, 08:56:42 pm »
Sand, what sand you talking about.     :biggrin: 

Many moons ago I asked our GPS here on the forum, aka Chris from Dustriders, for a route which including the Wuppertal road.  Chris in his old manner tells me every detail of every corner, dip, rock, tree, distance and the like if would encounter on the route.  No mention of any sand though.   :eek7:  :eek7:  :eek7:   
Fully loaded with pillion on out S10 we do the trip, from Wuppertal climb the hill and carry on towards Oases.  Hold and behold, cruising on our merry way we find ourselves halve way trough a "moerse" sand stretch on top of the mountain.  Before I could react I was on hard turf.  Up to this day I do not know how we stayed upright to the end.  I think it was a matter of, as mention by  DSRider.SA, we plained through it and before k@k could happen we were on a hard surface.   

Don't worry to much, just do it.     :thumleft:

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Ek moes hom seker ge- reboot het, want hy het verseker vergeet van daai sand.     :lol8:
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2020, 09:04:57 pm »
Sand is nothing, the marbles keep you busy.
If you go in Feb, the heat might just be more taxing than sand/marbles...
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2020, 09:33:27 pm »
Ek was al baie daar deur en het nog nooit eers die sand agtergekom nie.
Tot ek eendag op 007 se 1200GSA daar deur is. Slaat ek neer soos n vet meisie wat hekkies hardloop.





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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2020, 10:06:56 pm »
Ek was al baie daar deur en het nog nooit eers die sand agtergekom nie.
Tot ek eendag op 007 se 1200GSA daar deur is. Slaat ek neer soos n vet meisie wat hekkies hardloop.

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2020, 10:10:45 pm »
Ek was al baie daar deur en het nog nooit eers die sand agtergekom nie.
Tot ek eendag op 007 se 1200GSA daar deur is. Slaat ek neer soos n vet meisie wat hekkies hardloop.

Maar enigiets met n shopping trolley se voorwiel sal sukkel in sanderigheid.
 

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2020, 10:21:48 pm »
Ek was al baie daar deur en het nog nooit eers die sand agtergekom nie.
Tot ek eendag op 007 se 1200GSA daar deur is. Slaat ek neer soos n vet meisie wat hekkies hardloop.

Maar enigiets met n shopping trolley se voorwiel sal sukkel in sanderigheid.

Nee magtig, nou word stewige cherries en shopping trolleys al vergelyk met `n GSA :patch:
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2020, 05:55:11 am »
Ek moet darem bieg ek was besig om met een hand die gps te werk toe ek die sand tref.


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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2020, 08:46:25 am »
2 weeks ago - least amount of sand I have ever seen on the Wupperthal road. Actually a non event.
 

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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2020, 09:37:30 am »
Sand, what sand you talking about.     :biggrin: 

Many moons ago I asked our GPS here on the forum, aka Chris from Dustriders, for a route which including the Wuppertal road.  Chris in his old manner tells me every detail of every corner, dip, rock, tree, distance and the like if would encounter on the route.  No mention of any sand though.   :eek7:  :eek7:  :eek7:   
Fully loaded with pillion on out S10 we do the trip, from Wuppertal climb the hill and carry on towards Oases.  Hold and behold, cruising on our merry way we find ourselves halve way trough a "moerse" sand stretch on top of the mountain.  Before I could react I was on hard turf.  Up to this day I do not know how we stayed upright to the end.  I think it was a matter of, as mention by  DSRider.SA, we plained through it and before k@k could happen we were on a hard surface.   

Don't worry to much, just do it.     :thumleft:

 :imaposer:  :imaposer: :imaposer: Oom Vis jy meen daai GPS praat toe niks van "recalculate" nie!

Ek moes hom seker ge- reboot het, want hy het verseker vergeet van daai sand.     :lol8:

En dis ook nie die eerste keer nie. Hy vertel jou die roete te mooi maar sę niks van die surprises nie  :lol8:
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Re: How sandy is The Wuppertal road
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2020, 04:09:12 pm »
Sand, what sand you talking about.     :biggrin: 

Many moons ago I asked our GPS here on the forum, aka Chris from Dustriders, for a route which including the Wuppertal road.  Chris in his old manner tells me every detail of every corner, dip, rock, tree, distance and the like if would encounter on the route.  No mention of any sand though.   :eek7:  :eek7:  :eek7:   
Fully loaded with pillion on out S10 we do the trip, from Wuppertal climb the hill and carry on towards Oases.  Hold and behold, cruising on our merry way we find ourselves halve way trough a "moerse" sand stretch on top of the mountain.  Before I could react I was on hard turf.  Up to this day I do not know how we stayed upright to the end.  I think it was a matter of, as mention by  DSRider.SA, we plained through it and before k@k could happen we were on a hard surface.   

Don't worry to much, just do it.     :thumleft:

 :imaposer:  :imaposer: :imaposer: Oom Vis jy meen daai GPS praat toe niks van "recalculate" nie!

Ek moes hom seker ge- reboot het, want hy het verseker vergeet van daai sand.     :lol8:

En dis ook nie die eerste keer nie. Hy vertel jou die roete te mooi maar sę niks van die surprises nie  :lol8:

Tyd om ons daai GPS te upgrade.   :lol8: :lol8:
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