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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #20 on: November 19, 2008, 06:24:03 am »

Please please may I come :biggrin:


"I am sinking.  I am sinking."
"Vot are you sinking aboud?"

I don't have serious plans over the Christmas period - I get back from KZN round about 20th Dec after my last project of the year. I think I may book a B&B for a couple of nights and try to persuade a few other bikes to join.

Just a thought at this stage.

Christmas for an old timer like me with an empty nest can be depressing in the big cities -

But bike therapy - YeeeHaaa !
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #21 on: November 19, 2008, 08:45:04 am »

Please please may I come :biggrin:


"I am sinking.  I am sinking."
"Vot are you sinking aboud?"

I don't have serious plans over the Christmas period - I get back from KZN round about 20th Dec after my last project of the year. I think I may book a B&B for a couple of nights and try to persuade a few other bikes to join.

Just a thought at this stage.

Christmas for an old timer like me with an empty nest can be depressing in the big cities -

But bike therapy - YeeeHaaa !

That German Coastguard clip "I am sinking.  I am sinking."
"Vot are you sinking aboud?"
is just a KILLER  :biggrin: :biggrin:
When is this "Old enough to know better" supposed to kick in?
 

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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #22 on: November 19, 2008, 08:53:32 am »
That German Coastguard clip "I am sinking.  I am sinking."
"Vot are you sinking aboud?"
is just a KILLER  :biggrin: :biggrin:

Yup. Gave me ze giggles for aboud vun owar !
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2008, 11:55:06 am »
GG I am at a loose end 23rd to 28th December - have to be in Hopetown on the 30th going white water rafting over new year. So keep me in mind when you making plans PLEASE  :)
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2008, 12:38:47 pm »
hmmm,,,i have this bee in my bonnet....

i have this urge to ride out to koekepan, sleep over,,,,

 drink all  their  booze and make their  girls cry and come back the next day,

kinda like a recce run for the next bash im arranging????

of course i'll need a wingman or two???
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2008, 12:42:21 pm »
Sounds like an interesting little town - What dates did you have in mind?
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #26 on: November 19, 2008, 03:40:10 pm »
soon,,,,the friday after this one,,,,

ehm 28th i think,,,,,not certain ,,,

this is only thumb sucking,,,,also i think its the roof,,,still undecided
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #27 on: November 19, 2008, 05:39:39 pm »
Sounds like an interesting little town - What dates did you have in mind?
Its a one horse town--and the horse died :mwink: Rustig en Lekker in Rooiberg. The locals are also cool :thumleft:
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #28 on: November 19, 2008, 06:09:08 pm »
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #29 on: November 19, 2008, 09:29:20 pm »
Sounds like an interesting little town - What dates did you have in mind?
Its a one horse town--and the horse died :mwink: Rustig en Lekker in Rooiberg. The locals are also cool :thumleft:

Man I'm itching for another long ride!!

That was a lekka trip Blazes!


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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #30 on: November 20, 2008, 06:13:16 am »
Hee Hee  ;D  ;D

Doncha just love it the way a ride report morphs slowly into a planning thread ?

That's why we write them !

Jog the memories and make the throttle hands itchy, and next thing, off they go. 

Malgat, izznt that weekend the one of the off-road toy run ? 30th Nov.

I had not read all the details about it, but was keen to help the kids.

I will be riding in KZN the weekends of 6th and 13th - and probably also the 16th ( if I don't get roped into a beach-duty by Durban Surf - they like the experienced heavies on the beach on the public holidays )

 
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #31 on: November 20, 2008, 08:03:28 am »
Lekker GG.

Some roads therr I still need to explore. :thumleft:
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #32 on: November 20, 2008, 02:07:49 pm »
it is the toy run on the 30th,,,its on the sunday,,,we come back saturday,,,,like i said its not cast in stone,,,,,

we sneak off friday and satday morning ride around those mountains and pick up some goggas and bugs in our teeth and the wind in our nostrils and the adventure of the open road,,,

 and then clock back to our cruel and responsible lifes again,,,become those grey little people again in boxes and talk about the economy and how shit life is in the fast lane

wooo hooooo,,,im somma lus and go 2morrow
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #33 on: November 20, 2008, 04:13:55 pm »
Well Im'e on leave from the 12th dec to the 16th of Jan so I am game to ride :biggrin:
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #34 on: November 24, 2008, 07:53:10 pm »
GG have you made any decisions yet?? Put off road tyres on the TA and went for a "training" ride with Blazes (THANK YOU "M") to test them had my first ride through the "sand traps" - then did the mine dumps in Boksburg on Sunday so am really keen to get some riding in during December!!
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #35 on: November 25, 2008, 07:48:07 am »
Hi CG (aka S)

No decisions yet I am afraid, but don't wait on my indecision !

This weekend I am Toyi-Toying (not sure which toy run yet) and then down to KZN until about Dec 20, so I am out of action 'til then.
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #36 on: November 25, 2008, 09:56:36 am »
ok,,,,,,im gonna start a thread,,,,,

how bout we leave this friday,,,,28th nov

3 o clock at the laterst and mosy kinda down to rooiberg,,,,koekepan

go visit my buddie and come back satday morning,,,,and still do the toyrun sunday

kinda recce run for our next gauteng bash,,,,

so any wingpersons wanna go with????
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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #37 on: November 25, 2008, 04:14:55 pm »
Great report Gunda, I was wondering what you consult on? Im a ME that used to be in consulting too strategic & technical mine planning, now in oprations again, which is how Ive managed to get paid for riding to minesites! ;D

I love the Limpopo, its a great place for awesome rides. Not sure if you get out to the mines around Potties, but from there across to Thaba is a great ride. If you can get out Marken way, its a bit further, but the dirt roads from there back to Potties take you through some really spectacular scenery on the north eastern side of the waterberg.

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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #38 on: November 25, 2008, 04:28:56 pm »
Well Im'e on leave from the 12th dec to the 16th of Jan so I am game to ride :biggrin:

Beemer, how about the Underberg regions over that long week-end - or any other suggestions?? B&B only, think the missus wants to come :thumleft:
 

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Re: A few weeks in Thabazimbi
« Reply #39 on: November 25, 2008, 05:18:48 pm »
Sorry can't join you this weekend Malgat - off to All days to go find some fruit bats  ;D
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