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Offline wino

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the persistence of gravel, and a good time!
« on: January 20, 2007, 03:27:53 pm »
Sometimes one needs to be alone, out in the open, on your bike. The ride turned out to be just that.

My riding partner for the day (his forum name is withheld due to possible defamation :twisted: ) already informed me the previous night that he is planning a heavy night. Mmm, taking into consideration that just the previous day he informed me that he is in bunny mode, I could sort of understand. But, I would still love to see him in the outfit? :evil4:

Although I had 2 routes loaded, I decided that I would be led by the road. I was in a very relaxed mood  (the last time that I was riding moerig the bike responded by handing me 2 punctures ? lesson learned :shock: ).

So onwards. Pretty much roads done on the past two weekends, but it still makes for some great scenery and riding. With the heavy rains the roads are also different than on the previous occasions.

Just to test the patience:









An abandoned house - ok, 'house' is probably too optimistic in description:














Ah, a new road, let?s check it out.





Some obstructions in the road. Luckily a hooligan in a bakkie came past to clear the road.







Who says the ta is a gay bike? Ok, this pic is not going to win any camelman pic competition. :?







Cornfields


And a camel farmer ? didn?t realize these are 'farmed' around here. (Please refrain from any crude innuendos, don?t want to step on any toes here.) :roll:



I?ve ridden past this spot so many times, time to investigate.




And then suddenly, it wasn?t a dream anymore?!



Ps If you are wondering why my wife is not riding with ? if all goes well, it will be at least another 7 months before she is ?allowed? to ride bike?
 

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« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2007, 03:34:11 pm »
Nice.  

Are you trying to tell us something?? :lol:  :lol:
 

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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2007, 03:42:35 pm »
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Nice.  

Are you trying to tell us something?? :lol:  :lol:


well, it's got nothing to do with the bav bash, although we tried real hard :roll:
 

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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2007, 04:07:33 pm »
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My riding partner for the day (his forum name is withheld due to possible defamation  ) already informed me the previous night that he is planning a heavy night.


I'm not even contemplating trying to guess. :oops:  :lol:

Thanks Wino. Lekker riding there!
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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2007, 04:13:48 pm »
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Nice.  

Are you trying to tell us something?? :lol:  :lol:


well, it's got nothing to do with the bav bash, although we tried real hard :roll:



Congrats Wino and DirtAngel!

Pas haar mooi op! :wink:
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« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2007, 04:20:04 pm »
Thanks wino, nice ride
Geluk man , en stuur groette aan Dirtangel pas julle op.
Baviaanskloof  :twisted:


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« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2007, 06:59:16 pm »
Great pics Wino, you have to admit the timing is suspicious?   :D
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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2007, 08:11:52 pm »
And the tent was damn far away from anything or
anybody else  :wink:

Congrats to the both of you  :D
 

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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2007, 08:42:21 pm »
Quote from: "wino"

Ps If you are wondering why my wife is not riding with ? if all goes well, it will be at least another 7 months before she is ?allowed? to ride bike?

Man, I'm so chuffed about this!!!   8)
We spoke that day at Harties, I was wondering how it was going.
Best of luck to you both!

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« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2007, 12:00:49 am »
Congrats Wino.

Nice ride and nice news (so 2 months along already).

Please don't forget the cigars in 7 months!!!

Well done man!!
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« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2007, 04:00:46 am »
Well done, wino! 2 ride reports in one  :D

Congrats to you and DA.
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« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2007, 08:03:37 am »
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My riding partner for the day (his forum name is withheld due to possible defamation  ) already informed me the previous night that he is planning a heavy night.


I'm not even contemplating trying to guess. :oops:  :lol:

Thanks Wino. Lekker riding there!


To clarify, no it wasn,t me, in either case.

Congrats, Wino & DA.

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« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2007, 09:01:34 am »
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Who says the ta is a gay bike? Ok, this pic is not going to win any camelman pic competition


It never was the bike.... :D   But after the good news all doubt is removed - congrats!!!

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« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2007, 10:47:32 am »
nice report, nice news wino :D
congrats to both of you

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Well done, wino! 2 ride reports in one  :D
Congrats to you and DA.


dont worry, we wont ask JourneyMans favourite question for the second report .....:D  :D

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« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2007, 08:11:47 pm »
Nice ride report and congrats!  :D
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« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2007, 09:04:43 pm »
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he informed me that he is in bunny mode,


WTF - he decided to come out the closet, or just temporarily gay ????  :?

Quote from: "wino"
it will be at least another 7 months before she is ?allowed? to ride bike?


2 Months ago you were in Baviaans. Must have been a very "nice" trip  :wink:
Congrats Wino, and to the missus!

Thanks for this report  :D
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« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2007, 09:19:11 pm »
Thanks for the report wino and CONGRATULATIONS


How many pregnancies has it been now? I feel like I'm falling behind - better pull the cork out I guess
 

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« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2007, 02:59:27 am »
Pregnancy and proud dads forum now!  :D  All the best of karma to you two.  :)
 

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« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2007, 08:31:45 am »
Looks like it was a lekker trip.

Congrats to you & DirtAngel.
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« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2007, 08:44:19 am »
Nice ride report Wino,

Congrats on the new adition, this forum is becoming like a breeding kennel now, we are all doing our bit to make sure the wild dog riders  will not be on the endangered species list. :D  :D

Tell me, was it a captive breeding program?? :wink:

Hope all goes well for you and the missus