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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #60 on: August 04, 2020, 09:44:54 am »
After scouting about a bit at the "dead end" to see if there's any obvious place the road goes, we turned around and headed back to the Popallin farm again. On top of a rocky koppie we found an incredible lookout point equipped with some lapa facilities, looks like an awesome hangout! I was tempted to fetch the tent and camp right up there.


Daardie uitkyk lyk soos Leeudraai Safaris se gronde. Was al menige keer daar! Jag trips, 4x4 trips, en sommer net lekker langnaweke al daar deurgebring! Dankie vir 'N baie lekker RR en dis jammer ek het nie geweet julle is daar by Peet (Popallin) hulle nie, kon vir julle 'N lekker biltongetjie gereel het!
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #61 on: August 04, 2020, 10:07:53 am »
Fantastic! :thumleft:
 
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« Reply #62 on: August 04, 2020, 11:14:53 am »
So could not wait for night shift. Awesome report, and awesome riding. Thank you for sharing
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #63 on: August 04, 2020, 02:54:14 pm »
After scouting about a bit at the "dead end" to see if there's any obvious place the road goes, we turned around and headed back to the Popallin farm again. On top of a rocky koppie we found an incredible lookout point equipped with some lapa facilities, looks like an awesome hangout! I was tempted to fetch the tent and camp right up there.


Daardie uitkyk lyk soos Leeudraai Safaris se gronde. Was al menige keer daar! Jag trips, 4x4 trips, en sommer net lekker langnaweke al daar deurgebring! Dankie vir 'N baie lekker RR en dis jammer ek het nie geweet julle is daar by Peet (Popallin) hulle nie, kon vir julle 'N lekker biltongetjie gereel het!

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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #64 on: August 04, 2020, 03:17:39 pm »
Awesome report guys!
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #65 on: August 04, 2020, 03:19:23 pm »
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« Reply #66 on: August 04, 2020, 04:13:12 pm »
Brilliant report and magic photos, thank you so much for sharing and daring!!
 
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #67 on: August 04, 2020, 09:43:20 pm »
Another fantastic trip and report :thumleft:
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #68 on: August 05, 2020, 12:51:15 pm »
Great ride report Minxy, thanks for sharing  :ricky:
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« Reply #69 on: August 05, 2020, 12:55:33 pm »
What a nice trip, thanks for sharing  :thumleft:
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« Reply #70 on: August 08, 2020, 12:18:09 am »
Very interesting and fun-looking "roads", but definitely small bike territory! Thanks for showing as these beautiful spots, since being on the opposite end of the country, it's probably not a place I'll get to see in real life.
 
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #71 on: August 08, 2020, 11:33:27 am »
Your reports always make me excited, and more than a tad jealous. Thanks for sharing, looks like it was an awesome ride!
 
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #72 on: August 08, 2020, 09:46:52 pm »
Very interesting and fun-looking "roads", but definitely small bike territory! Thanks for showing as these beautiful spots, since being on the opposite end of the country, it's probably not a place I'll get to see in real life.

Never say never! Van Zyls is at the other side of the world too and you got to do that :)
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #73 on: August 09, 2020, 08:49:03 pm »
I think I'll have to create a list of up-country rides and make a big trip of it one day. It looks like you can spend a long time getting lost in the little smuggler trails! And, as OomD says, your ride reports seem to traverse all the cool spots. I've been a bit absent on the forum recently, but I think I'll start digging again in the RR section, starting with your RRs!  ;D
 
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« Reply #74 on: August 09, 2020, 10:22:07 pm »
Fantastic RR and riding area.
Thnx for the effort
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #75 on: August 10, 2020, 09:25:34 pm »
Well done, great RR of a great ride. :thumleft:
It looks like an awesome "untouched" area but all that sand scares the cr@p out of me (and my GS).

I cant wait for the next epic RR :peepwall:
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« Reply #76 on: August 10, 2020, 10:25:15 pm »
Thanks for sharing this fantastic experience - Wowww
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #77 on: August 11, 2020, 09:27:02 am »
Well done, great RR of a great ride. :thumleft:
It looks like an awesome "untouched" area but all that sand scares the cr@p out of me (and my GS).

I cant wait for the next epic RR :peepwall:

Glad everyone enjoyed the report ;D

And haha, sand is fine, as long as you are on the right bike! :)

The KTM 500s have truly opened up a new world of adv riding for us! Suddenly all the really "extreme" stuff is actually quite enjoyable :)
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #78 on: August 11, 2020, 10:56:35 am »
Beautiful pics and write-up - thanks for sharing.
 
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Re: Liaisons Dangereuses
« Reply #79 on: August 12, 2020, 09:33:37 pm »
And haha, sand is fine, as long as you are on the right bike! :)

The KTM 500s have truly opened up a new world of adv riding for us! Suddenly all the really "extreme" stuff is actually quite enjoyable :)

More people should internalise this. It really is night and day when comparing something more akin to a dirt bike to something resembling a cruiser. The frightening stuff becomes fun!