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Offline SGB

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Riding around Bloemfontein
« on: August 10, 2009, 08:53:16 pm »
Having lived in KZN for some time, I am sure you can forgive me for thinking that Bloem area is not really a place to ride a motorbike....  Long straight flat gravel roads, you can go like the clappers and cover lots of miles, but it all kind of looks the same.  The good part is that Lesotho is close by....

But this weekend, some good things happened.  My brother and I went for a little ride and found some hills!  There are not many, but if you look around, there are some.  Some playing up the hill behind Wepener, and another one sommer in town.  You just have to look, and fun can be had!

Then, on Sunday we gate crashed Dust Rat's ride.  What a revelation to see that there are others in Bloem.  We met some new people and had a great breakfast run, and got to ride a railway service road on the outskirts of Bloem, which I would not have found in a hurry.  Enjoyable riding, there is a hole and some stuff here and there - keeps one awake....  Did not take too many pics, here are a couple. 

Thanks to DR and friends - we will definately be back!   :thumleft:

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Re: Riding around Bloemfontein
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2009, 08:57:01 pm »
And some of the Dust Rat Breakfast run.  The roadies and DS boys all strat from the same place at the big garage in Zastron street, then the groups each go their own way.
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Re: Riding around Bloemfontein
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2009, 09:02:46 pm »
Ha ha, that's the beauty of biking - you can always find a couple of hidden treasures!
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Re: Riding around Bloemfontein
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2009, 08:53:47 pm »
cool pics S
great to have you guys with man :thumleft:
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Re: Riding around Bloemfontein
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2009, 09:34:21 pm »
I have to start making notes of these nice routes as I might move there shortly.

nice report!
 

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Re: Riding around Bloemfontein
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2009, 08:27:28 pm »

Hay Stephan

Great pic need more rocks in those pics

Enjoy the acdsf cant make it this year  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Riding around Bloemfontein
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2009, 09:59:16 pm »
Thanks Clown - need more rocks.... - there aint any....  ;D  Will have go with you.....  ???

ACDSF - it was a challene to get everyone fitted in, venue really full, looking forward to a great time.  All set, looking forward to seeing the KZN boys again.  I spent too much time with Alfie on the phone in the last weeks, need to do some riding now!  :biggrin: :angel8:

Sorry you cant make it!
 
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