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Re: RR of our weekend of R&R on two RRs and a R...... and some rain & rivers..
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2021, 04:36:34 pm »
The boys were keen for more, so we made our way towards the Kaapsehoop mountains via Snymansbult



 

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« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2021, 04:37:48 pm »
Again, lots of standing water, mud and slippery clay








 

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« Reply #22 on: February 07, 2021, 04:40:32 pm »
Bart was getting tired and conditions were getting worse on top of the mountain near Kaapsehoop, so the decision was made to head back home.



 

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« Reply #23 on: February 07, 2021, 04:45:08 pm »
The descent from the mountain was treacherous to say the least. Hard clay with a green cover of “Sabie Sunlight” had the bikes sliding all over the place.

Unfortunately Henk and Bart both had offs within seconds of each other on a bad patch. Luckily neither was badly hurt and both bikes ok
















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« Reply #24 on: February 07, 2021, 04:48:23 pm »
 We crossed the N4 at Alkmaar and then another trip across the Croc river



 






 

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« Reply #25 on: February 07, 2021, 04:52:59 pm »
We were nearly home when another obstacle presented itself. Another fast flowing river across the road. This driffit is usually bone dry.
I walked it first and when it got hip height, I turned around as it was threatening to take me down....








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« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2021, 05:18:58 pm »
Young man in the bakkie was kind enough to take us on a detour through their farm which dumped us back on our route about 500m from this spot.




 

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« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2021, 05:24:02 pm »
Wow! That's a lot of water. You okes have some serious testicular weight riding the red snot along  mountain roads like that

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« Reply #28 on: February 07, 2021, 05:24:11 pm »
Bart came over for a braai and entertained our dogs


 

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« Reply #29 on: February 07, 2021, 05:40:50 pm »
Sunday morning Bart came over for a coffee before we got going again. Henk wasn't joining us again.








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« Reply #30 on: February 07, 2021, 05:43:31 pm »
Wasn’t long before we came across some familiar obstacles























 

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« Reply #31 on: February 07, 2021, 05:48:01 pm »
We adjusted our route again and rode towards Sabie








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« Reply #32 on: February 07, 2021, 05:50:39 pm »
Savoury pancakes and a couple of coffees in Sabie before we head towards Misty Mountain




 

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« Reply #33 on: February 07, 2021, 05:51:42 pm »
We were in awe of the amount of water coming out of the mountains



 

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« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2021, 05:55:38 pm »
As we came closer to the mountain, the damage got worse. Water everywhere and no real options to ride up the mountain









 

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« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2021, 05:57:13 pm »
We decided to play it safe and turned around to head back to Sabie


 

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« Reply #39 on: February 07, 2021, 05:59:39 pm »
Heading back to Nelspruit