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Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« on: February 13, 2020, 02:50:11 pm »
End of jan three of us took off to explore the Transkei, starting in East London and heading north.

I've been thinking about the area as another Wildwood destination but my previous trips up here left me a little underwhelmed.
Evidently I had the wrong routes. Because wow I was blown away by the beauty of the landscapes and the awesome trails in both Transkei and Lesotho.

Not for the big bikes but for the 500/690 gang there is so much fun to be had.

Check out some of our pics.

Photo's thanks to  @Sam_Clark and fellow Wilddog Amsterdam . 



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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2020, 02:59:36 pm »
Ahhh, what awesome pics!!!!
 

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« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2020, 03:49:41 pm »
Stunning pics of the beautiful Transkei - see the rivers were quite full ! One of our favourite hang outs  8)
 

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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« Reply #12 on: February 13, 2020, 04:03:37 pm »
Love the pictures  :thumleft:
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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2020, 04:20:02 pm »
Stunning pics of the beautiful Transkei - see the rivers were quite full ! One of our favourite hang outs  8)

The river crossings definitely provided some entertainment.  Especially the one in Lesotho where we crossed at the wrong point.  After pulling the bike out with the strap between the bikes we had to cross back again to the other side.
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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« Reply #14 on: February 13, 2020, 05:16:28 pm »
@Xpat place to take your 500
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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« Reply #15 on: February 13, 2020, 06:43:33 pm »
Stunning!!! I love the Transkei. Did you follow the Wild Coast Eco Trail?
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« Reply #16 on: February 13, 2020, 09:50:10 pm »
Wow! Fantastic pics! :3some:
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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2020, 09:38:57 pm »
Couple of black and whites of the trip.
 

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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2020, 05:21:33 am »
Very nice!
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Re: Wild Coast / Lesotho explore ride
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2020, 06:40:31 am »
Bad. In a good way