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Offline Kalahari Johan

My midweek lockdown ride
« on: June 10, 2020, 08:42:54 pm »
Being a pharmacist I have been working like crazy since two weeks before lockdown when the public starting going crazy for sanitizers, face masks ,immune boosters and whatever they felt necessary to protect themselves from the virus. This week I decided I deserved a break from the madness and so this morning I departed on a midweek 600km round trip. It is quite chilly early mornings so I only left home in Kempton park at about 7:30am.

Stuck to main tar roads to Bapsfontein and then unto Bronkhorstspruit. From Bronkhorstspruit town traveled about another 23km before turning right towards Zusterstroom. This is where the first gravel started and is also one of my favorite gravel roads near Gauteng.
From here I carried on to Loskopdam and then unto Dullstroom


Stopped next to road for a quick cup of coffee and rusks and to warm up the body.

My next stop was in Dullstroom and luckily Seattle coffee was open so I could refill myself with my 2nd cup of coffee. Returrned home on mainly the same gravel roads except I went via Tondeldoos which I have never visited before.
So now I can return to work again feeling refreshed and adventurous.


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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2020, 08:49:33 pm »
 :thumleft:  :thumleft:
Ride to clear the head you deserved it
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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2020, 08:52:32 pm »
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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2020, 09:28:01 pm »
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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2020, 08:30:21 am »
Nice bike and those exhausts look awesome.  :thumleft:
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Offline jukaki

Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2020, 06:07:12 pm »
What was the road like from Zusterstroom to Dullstroom. Going that same road this weekend down to Marloth Park?


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Offline Kalahari Johan

Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2020, 09:06:54 pm »
From Zusterstroom gravel road is perfect and looks like it was graded recently. Gravel road to Verena at Loskopdam very rocky. Tar road from Loskopdam to Stofberg had terrible potholes so be very careful, and then gravel road from Stofberg to Dullstroom also rocky so be careful of cutting your tires.


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Offline jukaki

Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2020, 10:17:19 pm »
Awesome thanks


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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2020, 11:18:38 pm »
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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2020, 02:30:01 pm »
nice u need that sometimes  :thumleft:
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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2020, 02:34:40 pm »
It's nice to go and clear your head from all nonsense, glad you enjoyed the outing, Do you perhaps have a gps track from the route you followed.
 

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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2020, 03:21:05 pm »
I seriously need one of these as well... Seriously...
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Re: My midweek lockdown ride
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2020, 11:42:40 am »
Flippin mooi bike, watse zorst het jy daar op Johan?
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