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Re: Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #40 on: February 22, 2021, 04:31:54 am »
Because of his red face in the heat, Byron was affectionately known as the Traffic Cone after this. His bike also spewed petrol in his face and all over his body when he opened petrol cap to release pressure. It really wasnít his best day.....







 

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Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #42 on: February 22, 2021, 04:36:37 am »
We made our way back to civilisation and stopped at a roadside bar for some grub and something to drink.


Filling up at Klaserie 1 Stop









Back at the lodge, we couldnít get in the pool quick enough


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Re: Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #43 on: February 22, 2021, 04:43:17 am »
Late afternoon thunderstorm and most of the guys had a quick nap.







Our hosts, Maria and Darryl together with their staff cooked up a storm for supper.


 

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« Reply #44 on: February 22, 2021, 04:46:12 am »
Some of us had to fix punctures as well....


 

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« Reply #45 on: February 22, 2021, 04:59:05 am »
Sunday morning after breakfast, we lined up for a pic in front of the lodge, said our goodbyes to our hosts and started making our way back home.









The plan was to ride open dirt roads to White River, but when Byron opted to take tar and Henry joined him for back up, it was almost a certainty that Mark was going to make it a memorable ride












 

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« Reply #46 on: February 22, 2021, 05:03:24 am »
Flying contest



















 

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Re: Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #48 on: February 22, 2021, 05:08:51 am »
The riding was sublime. Lots of thick sand and eroded tweespoor








 

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« Reply #49 on: February 22, 2021, 05:11:30 am »
Note to self......remember to stay out of Taylorís roost zone











 

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Re: Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #51 on: February 22, 2021, 05:17:40 am »
Another tricky river crossing



























 

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« Reply #53 on: February 22, 2021, 05:23:25 am »
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Re: Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #55 on: February 22, 2021, 05:28:13 am »
Colon was having an off day and toppled over 4 or 5 time during roughly an hour of riding. Shortly after this pic he had two more topples  and a severe case of hissy fit











 

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Re: Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #56 on: February 22, 2021, 05:30:39 am »
We opted for the cautious approach.....


























 

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« Reply #58 on: February 22, 2021, 05:34:53 am »
Colon throwing a tantrum and telling me where to stick my camera in no uncertain terms.




 

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Re: Guernsey the hard way
« Reply #59 on: February 22, 2021, 05:49:19 am »
And just like that our trip was over......

We had a fizzy drink in Hazyview and the jumped on tar to get back home.

I am so thankful for the opportunity to ride with these guys and Iíve learnt so much about riding a bike in this terrain from all of them.


I drifted into Japies roost zone on day one and my Gopro came of second best..... not much video material to upload to Youtube, but Iím sure Eugene will put together some of his footage.


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