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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day
« Reply #80 on: September 03, 2009, 10:55:48 pm »

My one fall of the trip and nobody saw it, FFS if i have to take my own pics then so be it  ::)
 

Well done! :thumleft: :biggrin:



to count as a fall there needs to be separation
i know there was separation 'cos when that bike hit the ground i was already running  :xxbah:


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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #81 on: September 03, 2009, 11:04:55 pm »
Really... this is my kind of trip.

Bravo!

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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #82 on: September 03, 2009, 11:57:30 pm »
The road from Onseepkans to Pofadder is one of the k#kkest main roads I've ever rode, especially after Nam's good dirt.

The one to Klein Pella was'nt much better and then there was the last part to the Farm, after the turnoff...like a riverbed. Nice to know exactly what you guys encountered there!!

This report makes me want to ride to that area soon again.
« Last Edit: September 04, 2009, 12:13:46 am by Joyride »
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #83 on: September 04, 2009, 08:17:35 am »
Fantastic report  :thumleft:
 

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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #84 on: September 04, 2009, 09:02:29 am »
Must come back to this one
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #85 on: September 04, 2009, 09:05:28 am »
Thanks all!


Must come back to this one

Got a little busy - I will add the last episode this weekend.

Lets just say for now that it involves a 4x4 route and a tow rope...


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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #86 on: September 04, 2009, 09:09:01 am »
Gotta work now :P
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #87 on: September 04, 2009, 09:17:59 am »
Veeeery nice trip. I like kwaai :drif:
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #88 on: September 04, 2009, 09:25:46 am »
Baie lekker.  :thumleft:
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day
« Reply #89 on: September 04, 2009, 09:28:42 am »
Excellent report guys and great trip !!!
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #90 on: September 04, 2009, 09:33:25 am »


 :laughing4: :laughing4:

How so much can be conveyed with so little information!
 

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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #91 on: September 04, 2009, 09:55:03 am »

How so much can be conveyed with so little information!

A picture is worth a 1000 words  :thumleft:
 

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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day
« Reply #92 on: September 04, 2009, 10:40:35 am »
Amazing stuff Eisbein & co.

Ek kom kuier in SA in Des.  Die Adventure staan en ref seker al.

Smaak my ek sal maar 'n slag die Weskus weer moet doen.

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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #93 on: September 04, 2009, 10:46:39 am »
AWESOME Report :) really gets me excited to get out there and ride some more  :thumleft:
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #94 on: September 04, 2009, 11:14:53 am »
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #95 on: September 04, 2009, 02:12:49 pm »
All I can say  - Awesome RR - I needed that after a loooooooooong farking week
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #96 on: September 04, 2009, 02:22:26 pm »
Excellent report  :thumleft:
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #97 on: September 04, 2009, 08:31:15 pm »
What a stunning RR.... :thumleft: :thumleft:

You guys certainly have had a whole whack of fun with no chase and need to get to the next point....

what a chill way to spend time with buddies....

And yep Eisbein that special feeling one has of a special picture  of Last Light that expresses so much for one at the given time always remains etched in ones memory...forever..... :mwink: :mwink:



 

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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #98 on: September 04, 2009, 09:15:41 pm »
Jislaaik, lekker lees en lag ek nou!
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Re: 6 Days up the Westcoast and into Namibia, or how I got waterskoeter'ed - day5
« Reply #99 on: September 05, 2009, 12:26:19 am »
This is the promised video - Klaing had a little self contained flash video camera connected to his Strom's crashbar.

This is a little bit of footage of a riverbed crossing in the eco 4x4 trail.


Please bear in mind that this is a guy that 2 weeks before the trip was not comfortable with riding sand.

This was also deeply rutted and very soft...





02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away