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Offline william wallace

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #60 on: September 02, 2009, 02:22:10 pm »
The next morning I was of to Bloem. Back to reality again....

I rode to Vosburg and from there took the gravel that goes past Sodium all the way to Strydenburg. I have ridden this road several times but it stays a very nice piece of dirt to do with a bike
impulsive acts seldom dissapoint.....
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #61 on: September 02, 2009, 02:30:03 pm »
I had some close calls here. First I almost went through a closed gate as the motorgate was not in use and the warning sign was only a drum placed about 40m before the gate. The drum only became visible when I came around a sharp bend...
And then a massive tortoise walk into the track. I missed the bloke by centimetres. He stood there, freezed, for several minutes
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #62 on: September 02, 2009, 02:33:16 pm »
ye and before I knew it everything was over and I was back in Bloem.

The memories will keep me alive till the next trip....
Thanks Ysterklip and Rooisand, it was a good one  :thumleft:
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #63 on: September 02, 2009, 02:39:36 pm »
What a real adventure with great mates and written in true William Wallace style , thanks for sharing . Great pics, now I really cant wait for my next adv.  :thumleft:
ROUTE DIFFICULTY:1 = tar
2 = good gravel /pillion friendly
3 = interspersed with sand, mud, sand , bush / not pillion friendly
4 = lots of sand, technical riding
5 = expert only (we are not worthy, still to meet one)
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #64 on: September 02, 2009, 02:40:41 pm »
I really liked your report
thank you very much for sharing

oh, and your pictures are awesome too. I saved a few to add to the rotating banner pics at the top of the page
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #65 on: September 02, 2009, 02:49:07 pm »
Absolutely fantastic guys!  :drif:  Thanks for sharing :thumleft:
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #66 on: September 02, 2009, 02:59:25 pm »
Thanks for sharing WW, nice pics !!!!!!
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #67 on: September 02, 2009, 03:14:18 pm »
William Wallace

How do u find the XT? My son was a bit disapointed in the beginning regarding the loose front end but Droomers did make a plan. At 188km per hour she runs smoothly. No Prop.

Thanks for the awsome pics and RR
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #68 on: September 02, 2009, 04:04:45 pm »
Awsome RR  :thumleft:

Thanks for sharing !!
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #69 on: September 02, 2009, 04:51:27 pm »
you got a great eye for pics  :thumleft:
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #70 on: September 02, 2009, 05:54:48 pm »
Awesome trip, report and pics :thumleft:

Maar lyk my Rooisand hou nie daarvan om sy voete nat te kry nie :D
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #71 on: September 02, 2009, 06:20:51 pm »
Very good report.  :thumleft: Pictures are awesome!  :drif: Thanks for sharing your adventure with us.

Cheers

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #72 on: September 02, 2009, 07:05:51 pm »
Great report ,thanks for shareing. :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #73 on: September 02, 2009, 07:41:46 pm »
Sal more gou my deel doen en my foto's laai.

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #74 on: September 02, 2009, 08:31:38 pm »
lekker lerkker
awesome RR,

ALSO NEED TO DO SOMETHING SIMILAR!
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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #75 on: September 03, 2009, 09:42:16 am »
Hi folks, here is some pic's as the story is already told my contobution will only be as a picture galary provided by my trusty Sony camera. So here go..............

1.Leaving my farm
2.Stop at Putsonderwater crossing to Marydale
3.Turn off to Copperton
4.Crossing to Carnarvon
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #76 on: September 03, 2009, 09:49:18 am »
1. Leaving Tiervlei
2.Old sighn at crossing
3.+4. Rante pad from Fraserburg to Sutherland
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #77 on: September 03, 2009, 09:57:19 am »
1. Nice flowers
2.Yster posing
3.Oh dear what happened here.....
4.Boney my rock buster
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #78 on: September 03, 2009, 10:05:42 am »
1.+2. Nice wild flowers
3.Entrance at S.A.L.T.
4.Road to Oubergpass
 

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Re: a real adventure. attention; mountains and rivers ahead...
« Reply #79 on: September 03, 2009, 10:10:59 am »
1-4. Ouberg pas, truly magnificant!!!!