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Offline Lighthouse Keeper

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #20 on: August 03, 2009, 06:27:44 pm »
Can't make the KZN bash as my Manager (Damager?) is on leave then - damn.

No problem getting on with Bruce & Gert - Not much bothers Bruce and Gert is focused and friendly.  Mild differences of opinion are irrelevant compared to the ride and the solitude of riding bikes helps.  Stuck in a cage with 3 guys fro 2 week?  Pass!!
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2009, 11:17:44 pm »
Lovely report, thanks guys.

Hats off for your perseverance in such bad weather. You seem to have braved the worst the Cape has to offer in that respect.

The West Coast as well as Infanta are prone to extreme weather: Either lovely or really crap.
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #22 on: August 04, 2009, 12:15:01 am »
Love lighthouses and therefore enjoyed your RR a lot! Thanks for sharing! :thumleft:
 

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2009, 07:37:20 am »
Awesome trip and pics!!! really well done
 

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2009, 07:51:36 am »
Nice one!!!
Thanks for posting and a cool photo to start the RR!!!!
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #25 on: August 04, 2009, 12:08:25 pm »
Cool ride gr8 first report well done
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #26 on: August 04, 2009, 12:30:28 pm »
I really enjoyed your RR, well done!

Agree with the rest on that 1st pic. You must enter the competition with that one :thumleft:
 

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #27 on: August 04, 2009, 08:07:46 pm »
I have another two of the same section - all very moody!  Gad, that sandstorm was something else.  What competition?
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #28 on: August 04, 2009, 09:01:42 pm »
What competition?
Four more from the sequence and three non biking shots that show just the kind of places that bikes take you to.






Gert worrying about his air filter!


Bruce thing WTF am I doing this for - bring me beer NOW!




Sunrise at Great Fish

Swung around and got the moon setting - 2 shots, 1 position - just how lucky can a guy get?
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« Reply #29 on: August 04, 2009, 09:30:42 pm »
Great RR!
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #30 on: August 05, 2009, 09:28:37 am »
That was a cool idea & great execution considering the conditions along the way.
 

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #31 on: August 05, 2009, 09:42:31 am »
'Routine is the thief of time'
 

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #32 on: August 05, 2009, 01:41:15 pm »
Thanks - that was fun!  Some amazing pics on past months.
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2009, 07:44:29 pm »
Wow .. awesome pics - this report is enspiring me to do the same trip - looks like a lot of fun! How about making your sticker available for those who would like to complete the same trip?
 

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2009, 08:31:34 pm »
That's a great idea!!  Let me know your plans and I'll help all I can from this side.
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #35 on: August 05, 2009, 08:56:17 pm »
Great! You should issue the sticker with a number - it could actually become a "famous" ride! At a cost of course - postage included.
 

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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #36 on: August 05, 2009, 09:05:47 pm »
Nice pictures and report!! 8)
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #37 on: August 07, 2009, 09:25:55 pm »
 :thumleft:inspirational :thumleft:cool pics. Really like the sand blowing over the road pic, definate winner.
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #38 on: August 09, 2009, 04:56:35 pm »
Rieks - the idea of the number is..?  Certainly could number them and change the year to whatever year it is.  I am meeting with Lighthouse Services about how they could co-operate with tours planned.  It is a great way to see the South African coastline as it gives a theme for the planning.  Even if you don't camp at the Lighthouses, just taking a photo as a memory would do.  How about geo caching the route - would that be an idea?
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Re: Lighthouse Tour 2009 RR
« Reply #39 on: August 10, 2009, 04:12:43 pm »
Hi - numbers not that important - so could you actually camp at each lighthouse or rather closeby?