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Offline JC

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2010, 06:44:26 pm »
epic as always!

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2010, 07:42:19 pm »
Absolutely stunning,adventure riding at its best,thanks :thumleft: :thumleft:
Also makes me homesick.
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #22 on: May 15, 2010, 08:06:40 pm »
Unbelievable. Just amazing.

The rest of the WD's will be in delighted to find this RR here when they get back to work and onto there PC's on Monday. And MJ is just blasting though it this time. He can't hold back. Must have been and amazing experience.

Did you guys towed the bikes into Livingstone and if so were did you leave the bakkie and trailer and in that wet terrain what precautions did you take against malaria?

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Please continue....

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #23 on: May 15, 2010, 08:22:30 pm »
Inspiring stuff as always !!!
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2010, 08:48:43 pm »
 :paw: :paw: :paw: :paw: :paw:

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #25 on: May 15, 2010, 09:13:05 pm »
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #26 on: May 15, 2010, 09:41:31 pm »
Legendary RR as usual.... :thumleft:
Seems the only places you get freindliness and good attitude from the locals is across the border....Fantastic when those people gave you guys mielies....they have so little.....yet so much. 8)
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #27 on: May 15, 2010, 09:49:18 pm »
Legendary RR as usual.... :thumleft:
Seems the only places you get freindliness and good attitude from the locals is across the border....Fantastic when those people gave you guys mielies....they have so little.....yet so much. 8)
Now that you mention,that actually brought a tear to my eyes,that was probably a whole days food for their entire family---it makes you think of how we value certain thing in life .That is why I just love those remote areas,so much to get inspiration from.
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #28 on: May 15, 2010, 10:02:03 pm »
At last - something by Metal Jockey again!
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #29 on: May 15, 2010, 10:14:29 pm »
Truly epic! awesome pics too.    :thumleft:
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #30 on: May 15, 2010, 10:40:20 pm »
As usual - only the best  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #31 on: May 15, 2010, 10:57:37 pm »
Thanks MJ. Looking forward to the next installment.  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #32 on: May 15, 2010, 11:07:47 pm »
Thank you for another great ride report MJ!!!

Why would someone want to go on an overseas holiday, when we can go and do this, right here in Africa ???

Cannot wait for the rest!!


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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #33 on: May 15, 2010, 11:37:51 pm »
Awesomeness
 

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #34 on: May 16, 2010, 12:19:29 am »
Awesome stuff!  I don't know which is harder - doing the route, or writing the RR afterwards  ;D  But we appreciate you sharing it with us.  Makes me wanna go ride!!
 

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #35 on: May 16, 2010, 04:39:27 am »
Manne met klippe!

Absolutely awe inspiring!   :thumleft:
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #36 on: May 16, 2010, 06:51:53 am »
Remind me never to go on a "little" ride with you!!

Awesome stuff
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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #37 on: May 16, 2010, 08:06:31 am »
Amazing !!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #38 on: May 16, 2010, 08:22:28 am »
Unbelievable. Just amazing.

The rest of the WD's will be in delighted to find this RR here when they get back to work and onto there PC's on Monday. And MJ is just blasting though it this time. He can't hold back. Must have been and amazing experience.

Did you guys towed the bikes into Livingstone and if so were did you leave the bakkie and trailer and in that wet terrain what precautions did you take against malaria?

Please don't let me hold you back from posting.

Please continue....




Yes,I thought I'd do half now and try to get the other half out by Tuesday.

We had the bikes taken to Kasane where we were based and flew in. The idea was that myself and my wife would ride back from Kasane but the X's issues prevented us. So the bikes are still standing at Chobe Safari Lodge in Kasane.

We used Doxycycline for the mozzies. There were less mozzies than we expected. It was not really a hassle at all.

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Re: Zambian Joyride
« Reply #39 on: May 16, 2010, 08:23:29 am »
Awesome stuff!  I don't know which is harder - doing the route, or writing the RR afterwards  ;D  But we appreciate you sharing it with us.  Makes me wanna go ride!!

It's harder doing the report.