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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #80 on: October 16, 2021, 11:00:41 am »
I still have a wonderment about the utter fun and adventure that Honda are willing to put on. To put their money where their mouth is. Jeez, I get Goosebumps!

 :thumleft:  Go see how in how many threads, after the collective technical input on "what bike to get", the brand/dealer plays a role in the decision.

No brainer...   :deal:

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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #81 on: October 17, 2021, 10:39:15 pm »
Final Countdown ... I'm sure there is 27 other riders out there sharing a sleepless night with me, I wish you all the best of luck.

Myself, I have been re-visiting the boot camp experience, reliving the highs and lows - Boot camp does not leave you untouched, the experience is intense and leads to self contemplation.

Gaining an inkling of the extent of the endeavor by the seriousness which the instructors took their job, not only to evaluate us as possible finalists but also to equip us for the journey ahead, sent shivers down my spine.
I have a tingling of delicious anticipation.

One can only imagine what the 10 day quest will be like, it is shaping to be so much more than a trip or a competition, it promises to be a life changing event.

I leave you with some words from Hardy, words I can only echo as every rider impressed me in an individual way.

Dear semi- finalists

Thank you all for attending this yearís Quest boot camp. I think I speak for every staff member when I say that even though I enjoy boot camp, I hate the arduous process of eliminating some of you.

Unfortunately it is something we have to do in order for us to get to the final 14. Some of you are going through and some of you will be left disappointed. Please do not make the mistake of second guessing yourself. If you were not selected, it simply means that it was not your time. One of our instructors only made it to boot camp after his third attempt. The secret is to never give up.

I thoroughly enjoyed my time with each and every contestant we had this year, and I certainly learned a lot from you. Each and every one of you made an impression on me that will stay with me for a very long time.

Support the guys that goes through and please keep your phone close by, as Quest always delivers a curveball. Out of the last four Quest events we had to call in reserves three times. Out of these three times the reserves ended up in the winning team twice.

Enter again next year if you did not make it through.

 You will never know what will happen if you donít try.

Thank you again
Hardy




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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #82 on: October 18, 2021, 12:53:31 pm »
Well done to all the finalists, it looks like a very strong and capable group of adventure riders.  You okes are going to have a blast and we will be following closely!

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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #83 on: October 18, 2021, 12:59:19 pm »
Cheers, I cant wait!

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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #84 on: October 18, 2021, 02:00:01 pm »
Well done guys!! An awesome experience awaits you!!!!
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #85 on: October 18, 2021, 03:38:24 pm »
A really strong group of people.. its going to be awesome

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« Reply #86 on: October 18, 2021, 08:22:14 pm »
Cheers, I cant wait!

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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #87 on: October 18, 2021, 08:25:46 pm »
Cheers, I cant wait!

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@unishaun Congrats Shaun. I knew you would make it.
Enjoy the quest - take lots of pics
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #88 on: October 19, 2021, 11:36:26 am »
Yesterday things got very real.. my phone battery went dead by the afternoon for the 1st time in its life due to all the calls and messages and im sure that held true for every finalist's phone.. thank you to everyone for their support of the riders going to Quest, we appreciate it.

With t minus 11 days its a flurry of activity.. ordering kit, sending shirt sizes to the organizers so that they can have shirts made up and we already have our 1st task to prepare for. We have to see if we can get access to the bikes to fit GPS mounts and change things like seat height & suspension.. lots to get done.
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #89 on: October 19, 2021, 12:17:03 pm »
Geluk aan al die finalist! Waar kan ons sien wie en hoe lelik julle is? :thumleft:
 
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #90 on: October 19, 2021, 12:26:52 pm »
Geluk aan al die finalist! Waar kan ons sien wie en hoe lelik julle is? :thumleft:
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #91 on: October 19, 2021, 12:35:29 pm »
lekker! good luck all and enjoy, next year! :thumleft:
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #92 on: October 20, 2021, 10:13:34 am »
We have to see if we can get access to the bikes to fit GPS mounts

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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #93 on: October 21, 2021, 09:16:57 am »
With only 9 days to go the pressure is on.. trying to quickly make a plan so that my business doesnt feel unprepared when I am away during peak season.. arranging things at home and then planning what to take on this amazing trip

Let the countdown commence...
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #94 on: October 21, 2021, 09:27:28 am »
With only 9 days to go the pressure is on.. trying to quickly make a plan so that my business doesnt feel unprepared when I am away during peak season.. arranging things at home and then planning what to take on this amazing trip

Let the countdown commence...

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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #95 on: October 21, 2021, 09:50:49 am »
With only 9 days to go the pressure is on.. trying to quickly make a plan so that my business doesnt feel unprepared when I am away during peak season.. arranging things at home and then planning what to take on this amazing trip

Let the countdown commence...

You could always just pull out and let the reserve guy go? :biggrin:
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #96 on: October 21, 2021, 10:27:45 am »
With only 9 days to go the pressure is on.. trying to quickly make a plan so that my business doesnt feel unprepared when I am away during peak season.. arranging things at home and then planning what to take on this amazing trip

Let the countdown commence...

You could always just pull out and let the reserve guy go? :biggrin:

Hee, hee, don't worry, I will go in your place .....  :thumleft:
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #97 on: October 21, 2021, 10:29:17 am »
Hi Kamanya, what is the gender and age make-up of the selected contestants?
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #98 on: October 21, 2021, 10:47:29 am »
Hi Kamanya, what is the gender and age make-up of the selected contestants?

Bootcamp;
One female.
28 in total, 30'ish to 70.
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Re: Honda Quest: True Adventure 2021 is on
« Reply #99 on: October 21, 2021, 11:14:48 am »
Hi Kamanya, what is the gender and age make-up of the selected contestants?

Bootcamp;
One female.
28 in total, 30'ish to 70.

Thanks for the 70, but I was not asking your age .....   >:D
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