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Offline Clockwork Orange

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The Last Of My Business Trips On The Bike
« on: October 18, 2006, 04:26:16 pm »
Well last week saw me doing what will probably be the last of my survey trips on the bike.

Day 1 saw me head out on the N7 from Cape Town to Citrusdal. At this point I proceeded on dirt along the Olifants River which soon becomes the Clan William dam. This is the first time I tried a TKC on the front and I was really impressed in the performance of the tyre. The roads are very interesting and the scenery stunning.



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The road continues passed Clan William past the Bulshoek dam all the way up to Klawer. Really great riding







After Klawer there is a bit of tar up to Nuwerus. After that I proceeded on the dirt road that runs alongside the N7 up to Kamieskroon.



After Kamieskroon there is a stunning dirt road that passes through numerous farms all the way to Springbok. Had a good laugh as I came around one bend and suddenly I was surrounded by a flock of very surprised sheep which proceeded to turn spin round and scamper off in all directions to the dismay of the two herdsmen trying to guide them through the gate.




Spent the night in Springbok at the Springbok Hotel.

Day 2 to follow
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« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2006, 04:54:20 pm »
Waiting for more, and now only if U culd teach ur two fellow Cappies (PS & Fire) to write ride reports.   :D
 

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« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2006, 05:04:48 pm »
Keep it coming!!

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« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2006, 06:56:01 pm »
Greate  :D


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« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2006, 08:54:45 pm »
Welcome back CWO, geez those dirt roads look like fun :twisted: , cant wait to read about the rest of the trip.

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« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2006, 08:55:36 pm »
Welcome back CWO, geez those dirt roads look like fun :twisted: , cant wait to read about the rest of the trip.

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 :oops:  :oops: sorry about the double post, haveing a bit of drain/eye/hand co-ordination, one too beers :oops:  :lol:
 

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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2006, 06:44:20 pm »
always looks like such a jol
cool photos
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« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2006, 08:23:47 am »
Quote from: "Clockwork Orange"
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Spent the night in Springbok at the Springbok Hotel.

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Wow! Nice pic!

Springbok Hotel? What a dump - next time try one of the guest houses - too much better. Esp. the Mountain View is good but Annies is also nice.
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« Reply #8 on: October 20, 2006, 08:26:39 am »
Lekker CO! I envy you guys riding their bike as part of work.

I'll also scamper in all directions if a fugly thing like that surprise me. :twisted:  :wink:
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« Reply #9 on: October 20, 2006, 08:52:15 am »
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I'll also scamper in all directions if a fugly thing like that surprise me. :twisted:  :wink:


Thats how I feel when I look at your avatar every day.........
 

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« Reply #10 on: October 20, 2006, 11:46:25 am »
i don't know whether i'm relieved that i don't have to be jealous anymore or sad that this is your last business trip for a while on the bike...nah, i'd rather keep on reading about your working adventures :D  :wink:
 

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« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2006, 12:02:18 pm »
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i don't know whether i'm relieved that i don't have to be jealous anymore or sad that this is your last business trip for a while on the bike...nah, i'd rather keep on reading about your working adventures :D  :wink:
:D  :D  :D  :D  Well lets move on to day 2 then....
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« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2006, 03:20:28 pm »
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Quote from: "JourneyMan"
I'll also scamper in all directions if a fugly thing like that surprise me. :twisted:  :wink:


Thats how I feel when I look at your avatar every day.........


+1 your current avatar is just wrong