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Offline Beserker

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #60 on: December 05, 2008, 04:07:52 pm »
Beserker, is that Gideon Joubert who joined you guys?

The same ugly baastid
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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #61 on: December 05, 2008, 05:44:50 pm »
Mooi fotos en geskryf. Nous ek lus vir n lang trip!!!!
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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #62 on: December 06, 2008, 09:03:57 am »
Gee DUDE so goog to see that BRP in its natural enviroment lekka man  :ricky:
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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #63 on: December 06, 2008, 10:14:36 am »
Gee DUDE so goog to see that BRP in its natural enviroment lekka man  :ricky:

Like a duck to water...I came back..the valves were spot on, no oil leaks, nothing, I prepsolled it, lubed the chain and went riding..

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #64 on: December 06, 2008, 04:40:59 pm »
Beserker - Very nice report, thanks

I am so jealous, as its been more  than a year ago that we were there and am racking my brain to make a plan to get back, because despite being through Kaoko and Damaraland, three stretches still does not have my name on it:
1) Van Zyl's - Camp Syncro
2) Epupa-Swartbooisdrift
3) Doros Crater - Rhino Ugab Camp

You guys however earned my respect, beacuse you made it seem effortless in the way you tamed that majestic piece of harsh planet.

AWESOME!  :thumleft: :thumleft:

 

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #65 on: December 08, 2008, 11:12:46 am »
Very nice ride and awesome report!!!
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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #66 on: December 08, 2008, 12:16:57 pm »
Beserker, is that Gideon Joubert who joined you guys?

The same ugly baastid

His dad and mine are nephews, we used to be neighbours in Stellenbosch. He is quite at home on bike :3some:
 

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #67 on: December 08, 2008, 12:35:19 pm »
His dad and mine are nephews, we used to be neighbours in Stellenbosch. He is quite at home on bike :3some:

He can't walk if he does not have a bike between his legs...I swear, he gets on one to go to the loo  ;D, Brilliant guy to have on a trip.
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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #68 on: December 09, 2008, 12:35:24 pm »
Awesome report!!
Thanx for the time and effort in putting it togeter!
 

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #69 on: December 15, 2008, 10:50:27 am »
Excellent!!

Thanks you very very much. I want to do this trip too
 

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #70 on: December 21, 2008, 09:48:55 pm »
Thanks for a great report.

Thoroughly enjoyed reading about it... maar se asb vir Mnr Winterbach hy beter my saam nooi vir die volgende een.

Cheers!

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #71 on: December 22, 2008, 06:28:54 am »
Thanks for a great report.

Thoroughly enjoyed reading about it... maar se asb vir Mnr Winterbach hy beter my saam nooi vir die volgende een.

Cheers!



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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #72 on: December 22, 2008, 05:22:14 pm »
Now that's how it's done.

Reports like yours are not good for me. I will go back one day. That's the problem with the place, the more I saw the bigger and more compelling it became. There is always the next hill or the other dirt track that I would love to have taken but didn't/couldn't, not because the one I took was better but just because that's the way it turned out.

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #73 on: December 22, 2008, 08:16:34 pm »
first time i saw the thread
glad i did
inspirational stuff

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #74 on: December 22, 2008, 10:35:17 pm »
...Reports like yours are not good for me. I will go back one day. That's the problem with the place, the more I saw the bigger and more compelling it became. There is always the next hill or the other dirt track that I would love to have taken but didn't/couldn't, not because the one I took was better but just because that's the way it turned out.


Could not have said it better, I have just finished the red Toyota Bic lighter I bought in Ruacana, I could not get the place out of my head. The pleasure of just pointing your front knobbly down an endless trail, knowing the riding will be as good as it gets "because that's the way it turned out." ....Oi


Aaiirree!!!

And how...Aaiirree!!!
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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #75 on: November 08, 2010, 03:58:28 pm »
Just wanna have a say about this here ride and ride report; awesome stuff and worth another revival.
 

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #76 on: November 08, 2010, 05:58:59 pm »
Very nice!!!!
 

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #77 on: November 08, 2010, 07:02:53 pm »
Can't believe I missed this report..  :drif: Its awesome stuff.

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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #78 on: November 08, 2010, 08:39:00 pm »
Yes, that's a great bike and fits Dave like a glove.
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Re: The Snail, the Tortoise and the Big Red Pig
« Reply #79 on: February 17, 2012, 06:21:51 pm »
Nice re read.. RR..  :thumleft:
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