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Offline Gee S

Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #380 on: November 14, 2010, 06:43:51 pm »
Neil well done. I don't know what more to say. You are DA MAN! :thumleft: Thank you very much for a absolutely fantastic RR, and good luck with the future.
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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #381 on: November 14, 2010, 07:00:51 pm »
Impressive stuff Neil  :salut:  :headbang: Even tough I had the privilege of hearing you tell the story live in Cape Town I couldn't wait for you to finish writing it down. I love the way you captured the detail and the drama. You couldn't have scripted it better if you tried, suspense all the way to the finish :o It would have made an amazing documentary but could still be an amazing book?

Well done on finishing the rally against the odds and a huge thanks for seeing the ride report through so that we could all share the experience with you  :thumleft:    
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« Reply #382 on: November 14, 2010, 08:16:10 pm »
I am humbled.
You are a great inspiration and I would like to wish you good luck with getting into the Dakar for 2012.
 

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #383 on: November 14, 2010, 11:56:26 pm »
What an awesome read, thanks Neil, much appreciated.

I bow down to your courage and determination to finish, many others would have given up at that point.

WELL DONE.
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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #384 on: November 15, 2010, 12:04:28 am »


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Now mods, please move this EPIC REPORT to the Roll of Honour  :deal:




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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #385 on: November 15, 2010, 07:08:40 am »
Thank you very much for all the time and effort spent sharing your epic experience with us all.

Like many others, I really enjoyed reading this report and, and was moved by your courage and determination.

In today's world there are few people who can be considered real role models and good examples to us all.  You sir are one!

Well done :notworthy:
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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #386 on: November 15, 2010, 08:18:25 am »
One of the best RR's on WD. Good luck for DAKAR 2012.  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #387 on: November 15, 2010, 08:24:09 am »
That was absolutely BRILLIANT reading  :thumleft: ... WELL DONE Niel and thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. 

And a special word for your wife for standing by you & supporting you through all this - it could not have been easy for her .... WELL DONE D !!!  :thumleft:

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #388 on: November 15, 2010, 09:43:22 am »

Always outnumbered, but NEVER outgunned.....
 

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #389 on: November 15, 2010, 11:45:41 am »
Thankx Neil for taking the time to finish off what u promised ;)

Absolutely AWSUM, the stuff dreams are made of :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #390 on: November 15, 2010, 11:55:41 am »
Maybe get a book published about this

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #391 on: November 15, 2010, 12:16:11 pm »
+1  Well done Neil!!!  All the best for the next endeavour!!!  :thumleft:

WOW!!!!
Neil, well done boet. What an awesome adventure, you brought the whole experience to life by letting us in on the details, the trials and the personal triumphs. You are an inspiration to all of us.
Looking forward to your RR on the 2012 dakar :notworthy:
 

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #392 on: November 15, 2010, 12:23:58 pm »
EXCELLENT STUFF!!!  Well done and thanks for sharing your experience with us!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #393 on: November 15, 2010, 12:58:52 pm »
Huge applause!!!!!    :blob10: :blob3: :blob7: :blob6: :blob7:

Neil, in appreciation for the emotional rollercoaster ride that you have entertained us all with for some weeks, I pledge to support the "Dakar 2012 Dream Fund"!  Go for it! The Dogs will help to make it happen, I'm sure!
 

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #394 on: November 15, 2010, 01:38:47 pm »
Thanks Neil for sharing your epic adventure. Really brilliant stuff.  Good luck with your future racing and I will look out for your Ride Reports. It was great meeting you down in Cape Town. :thumleft:
 

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #395 on: November 15, 2010, 04:17:50 pm »
ROLL OF HONOUR!!!
Well done BB, regtig amazing. Hoop dinge werk uit dat jy jou droom kan bereik om aan te tree vir die Dakar!!!

Dankie vir die tyd en moeite met die report, 8863 views, ENOUGH SAID  :deal:

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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #396 on: November 15, 2010, 09:29:27 pm »
Epic Epic stuff!

Thanks for the effort. I know it takes allot writing all this up! Appreciated!!

Well fucking done mate!  :thumleft:  :thumleft:  :thumleft:  :thumleft:  :thumleft:  :thumleft:  :thumleft:  :thumleft:
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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #397 on: November 15, 2010, 09:57:10 pm »
Neil you are TOP Class!

Thank you for sharing.
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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #398 on: November 15, 2010, 11:08:44 pm »
ROLL OF HONOUR!!!
Well done BB, regtig amazing. Hoop dinge werk uit dat jy jou droom kan bereik om aan te tree vir die Dakar!!!

Dankie vir die tyd en moeite met die report, 8863 views, ENOUGH SAID  :deal:





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Re: Living the Dos Sertoes Dream: Racing 4,500km across Brazil
« Reply #399 on: November 16, 2010, 01:20:21 am »
Wow guys, thanks very much!


I think I am going to write that book, talking to an editor and looking at some publishers. I will let you know if I can get it published.


Oh, I forgot to mention we won the trophy for the team with the best spirit of the rally: Three newbies, all finished with a fiat Doblo and a 1973 Kombi with a superman tied to the front of it! Anything is possible after all.

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