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Knop Kop Ride --
« on: August 22, 2010, 08:11:14 pm »
My De-Wildt ride fell through as everyone seemed to have a hangover from the night before---So i joined Knop-Kop for a ride --Thank's ET.

Some pics. ET can fill in.















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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2010, 08:18:19 pm »
Lekker!!! Is there more?  ???
 

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2010, 08:20:24 pm »
NICE!!! I'd love to do a water crossing like that some day  :biggrin:
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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2010, 08:21:59 pm »
Thanks for the pics Blazes,


So yesterday I just start washing my bike and my phone rings, KiLRoy is lonely as he is "home alone" the week-end, and he needs some buddies to help him braai. No problem, I just get all my riding kit on, and drive over to his house for a braai after the rugby, and I will just sleep over, ready for my ride to Bela Bela this morning.

Eish, I got to his house, and Raka was there already and the beer was flowing!! So we made a big night of it, with BOER also coming over for a few cold ones on their way back from Soccer City.

The beer was flowing, the fire was going and the music was pumping. A few arm-wrestling matches took place and we all just a very lekker "harde" kuier sessie.

This morning I was not feeling to well, and with over 450km of dirt riding ahead of me, was was not a happy chappie. At least KilRoy looked worse than me and I did not even see Raka  :o

I arrived at the meeting point and as I stopped my foot-peg came loose, one of the bolts came loose and fell out. Luckily Blazes lives close by and he went home to get a similar size bolt. After some adjustment and some Pratley Steel, the foot-peg was good as new and we were off.

5 of us hit the roads north,
Knopkop - X-Challenge
Blazes - Husky 610
O-Range - 990R
cistone - 1200GS
Mario - 800GS

cistone was on his first ever dirt ride, and he did great! We took some very good dirt and some tar all the way to Rust de Winter, then a very nice water crossing, and then one of the best 2-spoor tracks I have ever done, man it was so nice, a little sandy, very twisty with a few nice "humps", absolute heaven!!

Lots more open dirt highways all the way to Bela Bela for some lunch and then on towards Klipvoor dam, and back via Pienaarsriver.

All in all 460km for the day and spent with great company.

Thanks guys!!!





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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2010, 08:24:08 pm »
Here is the GPS Track as well.


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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2010, 08:28:16 pm »
NICE!!! I'd love to do a water crossing like that some day  :biggrin:

This crossing is well, "interesting"  :biggrin: :biggrin:

There are big holes on the left hand side at the entrance and the exit, it will catch you out very badly. I walked it first to make sure it was passable and to see if there are large loose rocks. the middle was fine, just the entrance and exit a bit rocky.

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2010, 08:47:14 pm »
looks like fun, some day i'll see these ride before they are over and then i'll join you guys

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2010, 11:11:37 pm »
Guys thanks very much. Great ride, just sorry I did not get to finish it with you. Hooked it home on the tar back in 45 min, in once piece and the fuel light on, 300km not bad for the R..
 

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2010, 08:09:20 am »
Baie nice.
 

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2010, 08:32:53 am »

 Dit lyk alte lekker
 

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #10 on: August 23, 2010, 11:39:55 am »
Hey Ettiene .. I thought you were my friend ... now you cut me out of such niceness ...  :'(
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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #11 on: August 23, 2010, 12:08:26 pm »
Hey Ettiene .. I thought you were my friend ... now you cut me out of such niceness ...  :'(

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #12 on: August 23, 2010, 12:32:59 pm »
Hey Ettiene .. I thought you were my friend ... now you cut me out of such niceness ...  :'(

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #13 on: August 23, 2010, 12:41:23 pm »
Looks like a really great ride - so when you taking the rest of us on it?   :mwink:
 

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #14 on: August 23, 2010, 01:03:09 pm »
Looks like a really great ride - so when you taking the rest of us on it?   :mwink:

And how many people have you got for Swaziland on your side so far --I-I have 4.
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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2010, 01:47:12 pm »
Hey Ettiene .. I thought you were my friend ... now you cut me out of such niceness ...  :'(

And exactly what were you doing at the time....
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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2010, 02:02:53 pm »
Thanks Blazes for the pics!  And thanks to Etienne for leading an interesting ride. Yes, the tweespoor was nice!

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2010, 02:17:45 pm »
Looks like a really great ride - so when you taking the rest of us on it?   :mwink:

And how many people have you got for Swaziland on your side so far --I-I have 4.

Technically, I also have 4, only 3 of them are the same ones you picked  :biggrin:
 

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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #18 on: August 23, 2010, 02:49:44 pm »
Vely nice chaps :thumleft:
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Re: Knop Kop Ride --
« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2010, 03:24:02 pm »
Hey Ettiene .. I thought you were my friend ... now you cut me out of such niceness ...  :'(

And exactly what were you doing at the time....
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Am I being greedy ... so much riding and so little time

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