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Ride to KZN
« on: September 09, 2021, 12:03:07 pm »
My neighbour bought a triumph in Durban and so the planning started for a trip down to KZN, he would fly down to Durbs and ride it back, me and his brother would ride down to meet up with him at Howick to join him on his journey back from Durban to Pta, unfortunately we had some trouble with the AT that got a smiley and very fast deflating front tyre from riding over a broken storm water pipe over the road that he did not see, with the tubeless tyre conversion it was just impossible to get the one side of the mitas eo7 off to fit the tube and wasted to much time so we only made it to Geluksbrug, due to it been a Sunday the next day nobody in Bergville could assist with the fitting of the tube,  the triumph rode up further from Howick up to where we stayed over at Ginas self catering unit in the very small town Geluksburg, aunti Ina and uncle Jeff went out of their way to prepare us a nice dinner , some T-bones were had and nice side dishes.

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Re: Ride to KZN
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2021, 12:04:10 pm »
The next morning we rode through to the closest open tyre shop 55km from Gelukbsurg on a Sunday…Mzai Tyre Zone,,,the smiley were pressed back, gaitor fitted and, voila tubeless system sealed and we continued our journey back via Sterkfonteindam, had a nice lunch in  Harrismith and continued our ride via Vrede Delmas,,,all the way nice gravel roads,,,with the darkness catching up on us as we got a bit late out of bed and the tyre fixing episode ,,,the last 200km of dirt road were abandoned for our own safety and came back via Heidelberg Benoni to Pta and made it home at 19h00,,,first adventure ride for the happy triumph owner.
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Re: Ride to KZN
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2021, 02:48:41 pm »
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Re: Ride to KZN
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2021, 03:38:33 pm »
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Re: Ride to KZN
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2021, 08:24:32 pm »
Mario en daai voor rim van hom......

Die native by daai tyre shop het hom met n rubber hammer gemoker,gaitor ingesit en hy blaas nou nog nie weer af nie  :) :)

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Re: Ride to KZN
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2021, 06:32:58 am »
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