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Orange River Wild
« on: August 12, 2021, 11:10:11 am »
8 guys, 4 days in the Northern Cape.

Great dinner and another awesome stay at Latsatsi Lodge, Van Rhynsdorp the perfect launch for an epic trip.
 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2021, 11:18:39 am »
And off in search of the sand monsters.

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All aced the sand . Great bikes and skilled riders.
 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2021, 11:22:16 am »
First night at an old favourite - Hondeklip Bay.


 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2021, 11:28:55 am »
The second day was always going to be a tough challenge with the added stress of getting to base at Vioolsdrift in time for the rugby.

A good mix of sand , gnarly climbs and good old fashioned adventure riding. Bring it one.
 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2021, 11:44:17 am »
That looks really awesome, post your route please! :thumleft:
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2021, 11:48:04 am »
The beautiful  Frontier River Resort our crash spot for night two.

The resort perched up on a hill overlooking the Orange River and Namibia never disappoints. Same applies to Christines legendary catering.


The stunning Frontier River Resort hosted us on the Orange River .

Christine's legendary cooking, great vibe at Tim's bar and a barmy evening was made in even sweater when the Boks gave the mud islanders a 'slap'.








 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2021, 11:50:07 am »
What an epic ride this was! Spectacular terrain with an awesome group of people.
Highly recommend Wildwood rides :thumleft: 
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2021, 12:06:04 pm »
And then the fun day along the Orange to Pella.

Everything you could wish for on an adventure ride.
 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2021, 12:18:03 pm »
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2021, 12:20:37 pm »
Brings back memories! Great ride, great host

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2021, 12:33:42 pm »
Sadly no good pics of the return leg to Van Rhynsdorp.

A short section of awesome sand twee spoor and a rocky canyon before the easy gravel tracks down south.

The Namaqua  flower season has started , and although early there were already vast fields of colour throughout the trip. cid:8BE7578C-29D5-48EC-B7F2-F807E978E6E4
 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2021, 01:45:31 pm »
Great photo's!! :thumleft: :drif:
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2021, 01:56:39 pm »
Dammit, daai lyk na n goeie avontuur
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2021, 02:08:55 pm »
We're planning on going again in December .
Over 6 days starting and ending in Cape Town.

Video of last years December tour.   https://youtu.be/dj4hcfq149E

If anyone is up for some real 'wild riding'  let me know.
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2021, 07:43:11 pm »
We're planning on going again in December .
Over 6 days starting and ending in Cape Town.

Video of last years December tour.   https://youtu.be/dj4hcfq149E

If anyone is up for some real 'wild riding'  let me know.
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Sounds like a heatstroke waiting to happen :lol8:

I'd love to join a trip but I wouldn't do that to a group of competent riders. Let me know when you do a NOOB version.
 

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2021, 09:20:56 am »
Nice
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2021, 10:07:25 am »
Great riding and excellent photos.    Well done.   :deal: :thumleft:
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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2021, 10:08:37 am »
We're planning on going again in December .
Over 6 days starting and ending in Cape Town.

Video of last years December tour.   https://youtu.be/dj4hcfq149E

If anyone is up for some real 'wild riding'  let me know.
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Sounds like a heatstroke waiting to happen :lol8:

I'd love to join a trip but I wouldn't do that to a group of competent riders. Let me know when you do a NOOB version.

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Re: Orange River Wild
« Reply #18 on: August 27, 2021, 08:49:57 am »
Good news is it’s happening again in December over the Day of Reconciliation public holiday (16th).

4 days, van Rhynsdorp to van Rhynsdorp.