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Offline ThunderBearer

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #400 on: May 19, 2011, 10:18:35 pm »
Really cool - Thanks for sharing....
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #401 on: May 26, 2011, 09:35:38 am »
I watched my dvd's that Michiel made about this trip again last night , and was just as captivated as the first time I watched it ! Man if only I wasn't such a kak rider !

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #402 on: May 26, 2011, 03:40:14 pm »
I sat here and read this whole report from beginning to end.

EPIC !

Would love to get a view of that famed DVD. Fantastic guys. I salute you !
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #403 on: May 28, 2011, 12:10:43 pm »
Thanks again for the audience  :thumleft: I'm glad readers out there are still enjoying the story.

I am in the process of getting the right hard and software to bring the long awaited video into production.
It will happen, I promise. Will post something here to notify everybody.

Remember this picture I took down at the bottom of that valley?



The story continues...
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #404 on: May 28, 2011, 12:43:27 pm »
Now thats nice ! I wondered if that ''Morena'' would ever get her pic . Did you give it to her personally ? Did you go down there again with your bike ?  :thumleft:

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

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #405 on: May 28, 2011, 01:05:40 pm »
Can one beg borrow or steal a cpy of the dvd or is there one available for ready cash....
Surely if I was obsessed with motorcycles I’d have more than one; no two; no three; no no, four… ah, never mind…
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #406 on: June 06, 2011, 07:40:06 pm »
Dit is nou die tweede keer dat ek die RR lees, en ek is gefrustreerd hier agter my computer, manne julle wys wat gedoen kan word met die regte "attitude" en deursettings vermoe, om aan te pas by omstandighede en paaie en terrein wat nie altyd uitwerk soos jy beplan het nie' ongelooflik en 'n voorerg om met julle te kan deel, baie dankie  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #407 on: March 05, 2012, 02:05:57 pm »
I sat here and read this whole report from beginning to end.

EPIC !

Would love to get a view of that famed DVD. Fantastic guys. I salute you !

EK ook....weet nie hoe dit gemis het nie!!

RESPECT en great stuff......awesome peekchas ook.  :thumleft:
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #408 on: June 05, 2012, 04:45:06 pm »
Just had 2 of the most unproductive days reading this EPIC ride report.  Truly inspirational,  so looking forward to a trip up Sani and out at Matat.  And all the fun in between. 

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #409 on: June 05, 2012, 06:55:51 pm »
wow wat n adventure.....

en dis nie net BMW wat so sukkel nie..... :mwink:
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #410 on: November 29, 2012, 12:11:08 pm »
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #411 on: December 01, 2012, 09:21:07 am »
wow wat n adventure.....

en dis nie net BMW wat so sukkel nie..... :mwink:

Agree  :biggrin:
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #412 on: December 05, 2012, 11:15:05 am »
An update on the roads in Lesotho.  A good mate of mine has been up there doing all the land survey work.  The road from Roma to Semongkong is in the process of being tarred, and should be completed during next year.  This is being built by EXR (Ex Rumdel).  The road from Semongkong to Quachas Neck is being done by the Chinese and as far as i know, it has been tarred all the way through. 
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #413 on: November 30, 2013, 11:05:53 pm »
And another epic is born. Thanks for sharing the great RR guys
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #414 on: December 01, 2013, 06:24:53 am »
An update on the roads in Lesotho.  A good mate of mine has been up there doing all the land survey work.  The road from Roma to Semongkong is in the process of being tarred, and should be completed during next year.  This is being built by EXR (Ex Rumdel).  The road from Semongkong to Quachas Neck is being done by the Chinese and as far as i know, it has been tarred all the way through. 
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Ja was there this time last year and they were probably half way finished - a MAJOR highway operation and a real shame as they have fooked up a beautiful ride and opened the back door to all types of twats and day trippers.  :'(
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #415 on: January 21, 2017, 04:58:59 pm »
So ...I have just spent (I was going to say wasted, but it definately wasn't) an entire saturday reading this RR seven years down the line.   WOW.   About that video?   If it is not available for purchase perhaps fat b could give me his address so i can arrange a "collection".   Dude, I'm sure you have watched it enough anyway  :ricky:
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #416 on: June 02, 2018, 04:10:38 am »
Thanks again for the audience  :thumleft: I'm glad readers out there are still enjoying the story.

I am in the process of getting the right hard and software to bring the long awaited video into production.
It will happen, I promise. Will post something here to notify everybody.

Remember this picture I took down at the bottom of that valley?



The story continues...

Hello everyone. Yes, the years has indeed flown by. So much have changed. I don't even own an adventure bike anymore
but the sweet memories will last forever. It was such a good part of my life and the privilege to share it here.

Coming back to the promises I made in the post quoted: turns out it was a mountain we couldn't scale. Following the events
of this ride report we wanted to make another video, this time with a storyline, in returning the picture I took of the lady in the
valley, Mamponyane. Her name translates to "mother of give".

All dreams that never saw the light. Eight years down the line I do want to share a little moment that really shouldn't go to waste.
Ever since our second adventure I wanted to share the following sequence of events. Lesotho is infamous for its black mud
and here is why. (You got to watch this with sound.)

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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #417 on: June 02, 2018, 07:47:47 am »
 :eek7: :o ::)

Yes the Lesotho black ice that becomes black porridge  >:D

Michiel I guess that vid is now out there in the muddy archives forever.  >:D
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #418 on: June 03, 2018, 05:34:46 am »
:imaposer: :thumleft: Mooi man!
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Re: Lesotho, the hard way.(Complete)
« Reply #419 on: June 03, 2018, 06:17:07 am »
Nee kyk, dit is nou sukkel op sy beste!
Met maats soos dit kan mens enigiets aanvat!
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