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Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« on: March 22, 2009, 06:30:13 pm »
I had a last minute inspiration to go for a ride today.
With all the Cederberg riding and planning , my own routes have taken a back seat.

On one of the past Alternative rides , we met the farmer who owns the road up Koringberg mountain , and he invited Wayne and I to come and ride on his farm one day.

Myself and Wayneh have long since wanted to go up this mountain , but we never got a chance.Well today I did.
What a nice Guy Teubus , the owner of THE ARK caravan park.

He tells me they are expecting 150 quads next weekend , that will be riding up the two spoor rocky road up the mountain.
They have camping at R20 per day or Chalets , or you can sleep in the barn thats also fitted out with beds.
There is a small swimming pool to cool off.

The guys that came up Porcelainberg will know what to expect of this type of riding , this road is just longer and the view from the Vodacom Tower at the point is 360 derees of sheer beauty.

A must if you enjoy riding up moutain passes.

The farmer Teubes and his wife Bregda can be contacted on (022) 4238153 or emailed on ark@patat.co.za.

The are very bike friendly  , so if you do want to go up the mountain , just go and ask permission at the reception.

But lots of roads in and around the farm.I noticed 2 quads in the garage and he tells me he has a 96 Africa Twin.

Here is and aerial pic of the mountain.

I recon , we should go and stay over there on Saterday night and plan a lekker route in and around  his farm and Piketberg 4x4 trail.
I went back through Moorreessberg to our little pub and on through the back roads to Darling(Thats a bad road , not the sand , but all the bloody pot holes.I swear my teeth are loose.



I`ll put some more pics up in the morning.

The roads to and from are full of sand , but cool if you just pin the throttle open.
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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 07:34:52 pm »
Loos teeth!! Dont you have false teeth??? :pot: :peepwall:
 

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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009, 07:59:47 pm »
No ! I dont live in Hermanus !
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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2009, 08:02:05 pm »
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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2009, 08:26:08 pm »
Sorry I couldn't join you, was away for the wekend. Looking forward to the pics and RR.
 

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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2009, 09:08:50 pm »
Bummed I couldnt be there, have always wanted to do that route to darling with the railway
 

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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2009, 10:16:57 pm »
Sorry i missed this one - i bet it was loads of fun....

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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2009, 07:49:54 am »
Sorry I couldn't come.  Perhaps you'll lead a ride there during April?
 

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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2009, 09:38:43 am »


The Entrance to the old trail up the Mountain



Koringberg Mountain



The road up the Mountain , lekker rocky and loose





On top of the mountain



Rough Roads







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Re: Sunday 22nd Darling / Koringberg
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2009, 11:07:51 am »
Went to the cricket but if i had only known a little bit . . .  Enjoyed the mountain a lot last time!!! :thumleft: