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Circles in the Forest
« on: July 23, 2009, 01:47:59 pm »
Ok, so I deceided to do a ride report, well a mini one. I figured that this is a initiation process to become a “true” wilddog.
It is Tuesday 21 July 2009 and I have checked the weather beforehand and decided to take my trusty old lady out to the forest to run her in a bit more after her complete engine rebuild. (she is now on 550km, after rebuild and slowly approaching 1000km) so I took it slow and I was easy on the throttle, eishh but that new pipe sounds lekker if I pull away and “look” to my right.



I started my circle route at Simola Golf Club (a couple of k’s northwest of Knysna). Mapsource told me 92km, but a small section of the road was not routable, for some odd reason. So I packed my mik n druk camera something to eat/drink, gloves etc. Arrived 8:45 @ Simola







From Simola I took a road that will join up with Prince Alfred Pass (connects the Langkloof/Karoo to the Coast)

Newly acquired GPS mount working lekker (Thanks GEE-SH)



I want to impress fellow dogs on my camera skills, So I stopped
took off my gloves to operate my camera, rode further waiting to get a lekker straight. Hey this is really fun!



By now my hands are cold. NO WHERE DID I PUT MY GLOVES???





Took a turnoff that will eventually lead me to the Wittedrift/Plettenberg bay road. I decided I will visit Angie's Gspot another time.



Not sure if this is a bosbou road? whatever man, I am enjoying every second.



Some mountain views





Time to turn in the direction of home



Local Bosdorp





Another “windgat” shot



Yip I am still going the right way





Lekker Picnic Spot





Way to Spitskop (really breathtaking views from here)







Yip that’s the road I must take, and yes I will be coming round the mountain ;D



Kom se Pad







Change of vegetation



Down to Gouna River (Dieprivier Heights)



and.....thats it. GPS readout at the end was 112km.



Cant wait till the next RR













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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2009, 01:52:41 pm »
Awesome route......and bike! :thumleft:
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2009, 02:07:44 pm »
Thanks for sharing :thumleft: Nice RR ;D
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2009, 02:16:05 pm »
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2009, 02:20:47 pm »
Mens kan maar net as mens 'n RR lees van daai wêreld.  :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2009, 02:45:19 pm »
good one , keep it up !


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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2009, 03:07:17 pm »
Lekkerrr man!!! Thank vir die share.  :ricky:

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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #7 on: July 23, 2009, 03:16:18 pm »
jis dit moet seker moerse mooi wees daar waar jy ry,,,,

jys voorwaar gelukkig,,,hier op die hoeveld is alles dor en droog

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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #8 on: July 23, 2009, 04:27:46 pm »
Great stuff!   Thanks.  That's such a beautiful part of the country.
 

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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2009, 05:15:16 pm »
Nice RR! Lekke to have another dog in the Southern Cape!
 

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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2009, 05:17:20 pm »
Ek moet seintoe trek
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« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2009, 07:02:10 pm »
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2009, 09:49:13 pm »
Flippen cool. I love that part of the world.
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #13 on: July 23, 2009, 10:02:01 pm »
Great pics  :thumleft:
Brings back great ride memory's
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #14 on: July 23, 2009, 10:10:59 pm »
Lekker report, thanks for sharing! :thumleft:
 

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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #15 on: July 23, 2009, 10:58:44 pm »
nnaaaiiiiisssss
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #16 on: July 24, 2009, 05:34:08 am »
I love riding the forests around knysna too! Nice ride!
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #17 on: July 24, 2009, 07:44:24 am »
One day when I'm big I also want to ride down there.  Thanks for sharing!  :thumleft: Very-very nice.
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2009, 08:12:28 am »
Nice one RC errie - one of my favourite routes!
Where do you live - we should join up for a ride sometime.
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Re: Circles in the Forest
« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2009, 08:49:35 am »
Thanks to all, this will hopefully one of many RR to come. Letsgofishing is see your a Sedgefielder, I am in Knysna. Yip we should go riding. Hopefully my trip to Baviaans will realise soon. :ricky:
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