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Offline cassiebotha

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A quick Ride to Saasveld Pass
« on: January 31, 2010, 08:47:37 pm »
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A quick Ride to Saasveld Pass

The Meetup:
I met oom Kobus at his house and i was surprised that he persuaded the lovely tannie Geogina to ride along with me on this beautiful sunday afternoon
Well i woke up the sunday morning with a wish to go with one of my friends Kobus's dad to the Saasveld road on the sunday afternoon. I pursuaded "oom Kobus" to come with me to Saasveld.

He took the Conti Scooter 125 and i took my XTZ on the trip. We had a quick stop at the engen garage for some bevarages "non alcholol" if i must say. We decided there and then to take the trip via the 7 passes from Saasveld road to Knysna and back.
This time i took a "ordentlike Kamera" with me to take some nature shots. The major problem with riding in a group of people is that you cannot stop in the middle of the drive to take some nic photos of places you passed by.






We made a stop on the first bridge of the old Saasveld pass. There is a sign asking not to dump rubble at the rest place. Oom kobus is throwing his hands in the air why the people don't read the signs. The place is full of litter. Oom Kobus was born in George and he is not used to this kind of litter in such a beautifull place.





Photo of a bridge going into the Saasveld pass

We head of towards Knysna but oom Kobus had problems with his exchaust system so we had
to turn back to George for safety reasons.
Thanks oom Kobus we must do a full trip next weekend

« Last Edit: January 31, 2010, 08:49:23 pm by cassiebotha »
Moes grootword, bike moes gaan
Moes in George werk soek want ek wil nie trek
Moes bike verkoop ding lek te veel olie
 

Offline Giraffe

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Re: A quick Ride to Saasveld Pass
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2010, 09:18:45 am »
According to the pics, the ride report must be around 3 years old :pot: >:D
 

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Re: A quick Ride to Saasveld Pass
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2010, 02:48:52 pm »
My camera reset the clock everytime a battery gets in and out. 
3 years ago i did not even own a bike
Moes grootword, bike moes gaan
Moes in George werk soek want ek wil nie trek
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Re: A quick Ride to Saasveld Pass
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2010, 06:15:42 pm »
I remember that road only too well. I used to do a mountain bike event that came over the mountains from Louvain, then we slabbed it back to George on that road. They used to refer to it as the 7 passes road. Such a beautiful part of the world, I miss it.