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Offline Dustdevil

Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #360 on: July 11, 2010, 06:36:52 pm »
Ja nee, dit lyk my hierdie is n pad vir HPN's en KLR's.
Dit lyk asof julle ouens in die winter daar deur is. Daar was een kort stukkie wat my nogal bekommerd gehad het as ons sou moes omdraai. Dit was so om en by 30 meter van fyn gruis en die agterbrieke was "locked-up" al die pad tot onder. Ek was nie so seker of dit moontlik sou wees om weer hier uit te ry nie, net te glibberig en styl.
 

Offline Kwis

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #361 on: July 11, 2010, 06:58:18 pm »
Ja, dit was verlede jaar die tyd, maar daai turf het ons goed opgedonner, daar was n moerse donnerbui deur in die middel van die winter, die KTM kon net nie, staan net stil in die turf, die KLR het later tot by die klein mission (skoolkie) gekom, die ander twee het ondertoe by daai klein stroompie gekamp. En daar is bogarol hout! Maar lekker!
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #362 on: July 13, 2010, 09:11:30 am »
Dankie vir die fotos Kwis. Lekker om te sien daar is nog mense wat daai deel van Lesotho gaan
verken het. Dustdevil het sy bedenkinge, maar ek dink dit is moontlik om van Semonkong na
Mantsonyane te ry. Die geheim is om dit in twee dae te doen en dit rustig te vat. Easy does it.
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #363 on: July 13, 2010, 09:15:12 am »
Lesotho might not be a ten thousand miles away and it might not be a vast country but there is something
really special about the place. Over the last four years I have become completely obsessed with Lesotho.
Alongside the hospitality of the Basotho Nation, Lesotho provides a riding heaven that caters for anybody
from a guy on a Superbike on his way to see Katse Dam to okes on Plastic Bikes looking for the ultimate
off road challenge and in-between some Adventure Riders wanting to see where the Plastic Bikes went.  :peepwall:

Two years ago John's and my own attempt to explore this Mountain Kingdom partially failed because of poor
planning and the wrong attitude. Since then I was very lucky to meet Sack and Dustdevil. Both of them were
inspired by the video that followed from the trip John and I did. Both of them has the right attitude, spirit and
riding skills to make a trip like this not only possible but also a great adventure.

In time I hope to be riding with them beyond the borders of South Africa and bring back the story to share
here with you lot. Thank you for watching and sharing in the adventure.

 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #364 on: July 13, 2010, 10:35:27 am »
Well Im for one will enjoy riding withn you guys at the CABC !  :thumleft:

 THE CHALLENGE MAY NOT BE EASY , BUT IT'S NOT IMPOSSIBLE.
SO MANY PLACES, SO LITTLE TIME !

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« Reply #365 on: July 13, 2010, 12:14:41 pm »
Wow thanks guys, respect !!!  You get my golden balls award  :thumleft:

I eventually managed to get a replacement DVD player and a more relaxed buddy to watch your DVD with and I watched the whole thing in one go and it was nail biting and beautiful and just plain lekker to watch. The beautiful artistic images, the informative chats , seeing the camaraderie between you guys , the amazing bike riding, hell in some places , wow I admire your bravery and resillience and grit ,unbelievable.  :o

The DVD was made all the more special for me, because you are my friends , but even so I still want your autographs    ;)

Well done guys, you were all so calm under pressure  :3some:, hehe Michiel nothing like your poor friend of the previous year's Lesotho trip >:D :biggrin:
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #366 on: July 13, 2010, 12:53:35 pm »
The DVD was made all the more special for me, because you are my friends , but even so I still want your autographs   

Good idea Rynet , I will bring my copy with to the CABC to get autographed as well !  :mwink:

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SO MANY PLACES, SO LITTLE TIME !

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #367 on: July 13, 2010, 02:25:30 pm »
WOW AMAZING THANKS GUYS

Where can we purchase a DVD from ?


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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #368 on: July 13, 2010, 03:20:30 pm »
Thanks for FINALLY finishing this report  :biggrin:
Now where's that movie dammit!!
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« Reply #369 on: July 13, 2010, 08:51:47 pm »
Very impresive thankyou for this excelent report.Will be keeping an eye and ear out for THE DVD.
'n Toe bek is 'n heel bek.......
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #370 on: July 18, 2010, 07:14:26 pm »
Wonderful. 

I enjoyed reading / watching the footage of this wonderful RR - manne van staal!!  ;D

Thanks for sharing and please let me know where I can buy a DVD.

Life is hard - even harder if you are stupid.
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #371 on: July 20, 2010, 09:10:59 am »
hey Michiel , that DVD you gave me is the gift that gives on giving ! I had Jupiter over at my place on saturday evening and we had a great evening enjoying you guys adventure in Lesotho ! Thanx again !  :thumleft:

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SO MANY PLACES, SO LITTLE TIME !

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #372 on: July 20, 2010, 10:41:01 am »
Awesome! Spread the "word". As photographers we are also artists and what would
art be without an audience to appreciate it?  :thumleft:
« Last Edit: July 20, 2010, 10:42:43 am by Michiel »
 

Offline Hitman

Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #373 on: July 20, 2010, 01:14:06 pm »
Awesome! Spread the "word". As photographers we are also artists and what would
art be without an audience to appreciate it?  :thumleft:


....and appreciated we did!!!  :thumleft:
Thanks Michiel and Dustdevil for a fantastic RR. Hope there will be more in future!
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« Reply #374 on: July 20, 2010, 04:44:14 pm »
Awesome! Spread the "word". As photographers we are also artists and what would
art be without an audience to appreciate it?  :thumleft:


What's the point in Fat B spreading the word, when it's impossible to get a copy :-P
I'm doing my trip in October and planning on filming, I want to see your DVD before then :)
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #375 on: July 20, 2010, 08:31:57 pm »
The RR with the best pictures ever posted on this site, well done  :thumleft:

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« Reply #376 on: July 21, 2010, 05:36:21 pm »
The RR with the best pictures ever posted on this site, well done  :thumleft:

+1000  :thumleft:

Nogmaals dankie dudes - dit was 'n belewenis!!

(DD, onthou asb om 'n paar DVD's saam jambo toe te bring  :deal: )
 

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« Reply #377 on: July 22, 2010, 08:42:56 am »


(DD, onthou asb om 'n paar DVD's saam jambo toe te bring  :deal: )
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Jambo ??

 THE CHALLENGE MAY NOT BE EASY , BUT IT'S NOT IMPOSSIBLE.
SO MANY PLACES, SO LITTLE TIME !

MOSSEL BAY
 

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« Reply #378 on: July 22, 2010, 11:33:39 am »


(DD, onthou asb om 'n paar DVD's saam jambo toe te bring  :deal: )
Jambo ??
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http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=47148.0    :3some:   :biggrin:
 

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« Reply #379 on: July 22, 2010, 12:11:26 pm »


(DD, onthou asb om 'n paar DVD's saam jambo toe te bring  :deal: )
Jambo ??

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=47148.0    :3some:   :biggrin:
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 :thumleft: Sorry ek het gedink dalk kom jy CABC toe ? Lucky bugger het jy 'n HP2 ook ?

 THE CHALLENGE MAY NOT BE EASY , BUT IT'S NOT IMPOSSIBLE.
SO MANY PLACES, SO LITTLE TIME !

MOSSEL BAY