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Offline Mark Hardy

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« on: November 18, 2006, 10:16:15 am »
What can I say that has not already bben said about the weekend in Baviaans, for me it was one of the most enjoyable fun filled times of my life. Great bunch of people, fantastic riding area and plenty cold beers and......WHAT A WEEKEND.

There is no way I can put into words what I experienced on the way and in the kloof and on theway back, so I will let my pics try and convey my thoughs and feelings......
Friday 6.30 am, beautiful morning and great expectations

First stop, Sheery and breakfast

Two very sexy rear ends

After breakfast it was on to Ronnies Sex Shop for a BEER :D

and the beers were nice and cold

Then it was on the way to Merringspoote
Mark (accton) having a look around


After Merringspoorte was the first dirt road, 90km to Willomore
Only river crossing on this stretch, CO doing the thing
 
some low flying bikes


either CO is to fast or I'm to slow

Last stop before Baviaans, petrol for the machines and beer for the opperators :twisted:

The ride into Baviaans was beautiful and wet, those river crossing were fun. No pics were taken of the ride in, nor of the first night :oops: to many beers and too much talking to remember the camera :oops:
The next morning.......oh my head :?  :)
 
View from the tent, my heart was smiling

Gideon, CO and myself decided it was time to explore the area and set off in search of good riding....

Gideon and CO

as you enter Baviaans nature reserve

smoke break and Gideon in full swing

Just some pics of the area...




That it for now.....must get back to work  :cry: will post the rest later
 

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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2006, 10:36:34 am »
:salute:  :salute:  :salute:
I realy am jealous.
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2006, 10:37:38 am »
Thanks man GREATE We'll stay off your back for a little bit now  :twisted:  :D  :D


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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2006, 03:44:08 pm »
Back again
While we were having a nice cold beer that Watty forced into our hands :twisted:  :roll:  along came some riders from the direction we were heading.



 Stories were swapped and so longs said, and off we went to find the BIG water crossing :lol:  :lol:
CO having fun



Gideon looking for his Kenda shoed bike :twisted:  :D

It turned out that that water crossing was only the 2nd biggest, unbeknow to us. So with the crossing out the way it was agreed to turn around and head back to camp....and the cold BEERS, WHISKEY etc :oops:  :twisted:  :D
The only pic of the return trip, CO and his machine playing hard

The ride back was alot quicker than the ride in and that ment that alot of fun was had......and a small lay down for the Kenda AT and Gideon :D  :)
When we got back to camp the festivaties were in full swing and the only thing to do was join in....so the camera was forgotten till the next morning.


It seemed as if Sunday morning was the departure time for everyone.
Slowly people were packing their things together and loading it on to the bikes and saying farewell to one another. To me it looked like everyone was not to happy to say goodbye to this beautiful part of the world, they were excited about the return routes but still there was a feeling in the air of "I really don't want to go but have to"

and it looked like some tried to pack themselves into the bike aswell


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fellow forum riders packing and leaving


Mark (accton) the man  :twisted:  :twisted:  :D  :D Thanks for the riding advise, it has been put to good use :twisted:


and so they keep departing on their planned routs




this exidus of happy ridders went until the last couple made their exit

and then it was just me and my bike



It was amazing how quiet it was once every one had left and at the same time how much other noise there was, like the birds and wind and the sheep and the other life in the area. It took me sometime to stop looking for someone to talk too and just sit back and drink in this wonderful place. After some breakfast I decided to go on my own ride and take some pics.......these to follow soon.

A HUGE thank you to everyone who was there, what a weekend. Too BoJ you are a star and to all the orginisers well done that was excellent from start to finish :D  :D  :hello1:   :hello1:   :hello1:   :hello1:
 

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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2006, 04:10:25 am »
Realy brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2006, 06:16:52 am »
Bevange nou moet ons net MrBig kry om ons water crossings te post.  :D


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« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2006, 10:32:04 am »
lekerrr mark! so, what shenanigans did you get up to all by your lonwsome self thereafter? :lol:
 

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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2006, 08:11:04 am »
Ons moet weer so maak  ... ek bedoel die 'force feeding' van 'n yskoue bier iewers in die wildernis  :D
 

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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2006, 08:13:24 am »
I am insanely jealous :)

Great riding, great place, great mates...

You are lucky boys! 8)

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« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2006, 08:22:05 am »
dankie nice pic and report  :D verlang sommer weer na daai plekkie ..BAVIAANS... :cry:  toemaar volgende keer  :D

daar waar jy so alleen in tent gesit het amper gedink dit is die" hoekie vir eensames" gelukkig jy gou weg daar voor die eensaamheid jou vang maar great report en lekker om met jou te gesels

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« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2006, 08:22:06 am »
Great stuff Mark.....about bloody time too :D  :D  :D

Mr Big, please try and get your report in before tyhe 2007 Bash :twisted:  :D  :D  :D
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« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2006, 09:11:21 am »
Quote from: "Clockwork Orange"
Great stuff Mark.....about bloody time too :D  :D  :D

Mr Big, please try and get your report in before tyhe 2007 Bash :twisted:  :D  :D  :D


Oi guys!
What can I say that has not been said yet!
Still - I promise to make some work of it today..

& nice pics MARK!
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« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2006, 09:21:18 am »
Great report and pics mark. Now my day is fcuked and its already a blue monday... :shock:  :D
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« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2006, 12:26:49 pm »
Nice pics and report. REALLY sorry I missed it
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« Reply #14 on: November 21, 2006, 11:07:26 am »
Hey Hardy Man, lekker report, glad the tip worked, those downhill turn must be so lekker now?

Give me a shout, I want to do the Ceres trip with you some time.
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« Reply #15 on: November 21, 2006, 12:52:25 pm »
Quote from: "accton"
Hey Hardy Man, lekker report, glad the tip worked, those downhill turn must be so lekker now?

do you mind sharing this tip please?