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Offline JustBendIt

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MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« on: April 25, 2010, 02:19:39 pm »
I have just got back from Montagu and am absolutely knackered

This was my second ever enduro (after Bredasdorp) and my first ever National

I only rode 1 lap of 58 km in 5 hours - bike computer said I was only moving for 2 hrs 56 min of those 5 hours - that means I was standing still, lying down, falling off bike, picking up bike, pushing bike, kicking bike or just plain resting for 2 hours.

I noticed there are quite a few rocks in this part of the world - from small little golf ball size motherf£$%^s to big bad ass car size ones - and I rode, sweated, grunted, pushed, cried, stumbled, fell and eventually made it over all of them

My KDX performed faultlessly and ran like a swiss watch. Nearly ran out of fuel even though I started with a full tank - the rocks are thirsty - all the 2 strokes left a fuel/oil slick down the river beds from their dripping carbs.

I however was the weak link but enjoyed myself tremendously - I rode my bike in and out of places that I never thought I would be able to ride a motorcycle. I am very proud of my 1 lap.

Big thanks to everyone involved - JP, Garth Londt, Clint Rieper & co (to only name a few) - you guys did one helluva job

Well done to Jade Gutzeit for the win and to our own Gary Sox Smith for winning the Masters - you guys are inspiration to me and I could only gasp in amazement and sheer disbelief when you came past to lap me, not once but twice

I will do a second lap of Montagu - but that will have to wait for 2011

Right now I'm off to my shrink to see if he can help me with the recurring nightmares I have of rocks, rocks and more rocks !!!
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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2010, 04:41:01 pm »
Well done Justin :thumleft: You must be having a hellava time! ;D
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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2010, 05:06:58 pm »
Respect! I dread that race, in fact a mate of mine did it and send me an SMS to confirm I would have hated it :-[
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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2010, 09:47:00 am »
That is one bike breaker of note,well done Justin.
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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2010, 09:23:47 pm »
If you miss anything in life make it the Montague enduro :3some:
Mile after relentless mile of rocks, stones and klippe.
                                                                               
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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2010, 04:53:52 pm »
 :thumleft:

Montagu is one of the races To Do

Bredasdorp is the one that I hated most, of all.

They used to have one outside Robertson, Nuy Vallei, also one that I really liked.

Go for it Justin!
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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2010, 05:24:48 pm »
They used to have one outside Robertson, Nuy Vallei, also one that I really liked.

Mcgregor?

See you at the next race Justin :ricky:
 

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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2010, 07:31:14 am »
Braver than I am - well done - you did it.
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Re: MONTAGU NATIONAL ENDURO on SAT 24 APRIL - MY REPORT
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2010, 07:32:16 am »
Well done. next time 2 laps

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