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Offline Lem

Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2021, 06:24:16 pm »
awesome stuff!

these bikes makes it look easy :thumleft:
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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2021, 06:37:06 pm »
Very cool!! We rode that end August, and I can't remember those epic drops! Need to go ride that again :ricky:
 
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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2021, 06:45:39 pm »
My other bike is an Africa Twin and I have done Grootrivierpoort unladen- itís still hard work. Even fully  laden the 250 makes it so much easier!
 

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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2021, 09:04:35 pm »
Cool vid. Nothing beats a small bike on those kind of tracks
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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2021, 09:22:51 pm »
Nice video. Moet sÍ daai 250s klink goed.


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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2021, 10:27:13 am »
Very lekkah vid ( love the Rory Gallagher track - youíre a flipping music meneer, oke... :biggrin:).

Pondered that big cutting on the left on the steep descent where I saw my arse a few years ago on a similarly laden DR 650 with a full 25 liter tank ...

Of course the vid never captures the actual steepness ...

Looking forward to your RR of the Tanzania trip!
 
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2021, 10:37:34 am »
Have you got a pic of the laden boneys to post?
 

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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2021, 10:59:28 am »
Have you got a pic of the laden boneys to post?

would also like to see. Thats a lot of luggage
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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2021, 12:28:30 pm »
Very nice video, those little 250's seems like very capable little bikes  :thumleft:
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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2021, 12:50:14 pm »
Iíve got a confession to make- Iím not the ď music meneerĒ - itís my mate Tony Kilroe that is also the film maker. Iíll look for some decent shots of the loaded bikes, ones at hand are out of focus and not very clear
 

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« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2021, 01:40:18 pm »
Thanks for posting.
At least us "Vaalies" get to see the nice places elsewhere in the country through the videos and pics that are posted.  :thumleft:
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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2021, 02:24:40 pm »
Joh, dit lyk lykker.  Ek kan nie wag om my Bettie Namibia en veral Kaokoland toe te vat nie.   :thumleft:
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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #13 on: February 26, 2021, 12:42:19 pm »
Photos of laden bikes. Bike in shed is Tonyís who recorded the video
 


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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2021, 03:54:14 pm »
Iíve had the bike since the beginning of the year Craig
 

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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #16 on: March 16, 2021, 07:23:25 am »
Nothing quite so evocative as a laden boney... :biggrin:
 

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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #17 on: April 05, 2021, 07:57:53 pm »
Great video.
Looks enjoyable on a 250.
Last time I did that pass it was on a 1200 adventure .... it was hard work.
 

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« Reply #18 on: April 05, 2021, 08:27:26 pm »
What's your Tanzania routing?  Very interested to know more.

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Re: Grootrivierpoort on 2 fully loaded Honda 250 Rallys- Malawi prep
« Reply #19 on: April 06, 2021, 10:43:13 am »
Weíve changed our destination to Malawi. With the time available it is not worth going as far as Kenya