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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #40 on: January 05, 2011, 08:12:10 am »
Nice RR

Moes eerder 'n swem gala gewees het  ;D

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #41 on: January 05, 2011, 08:43:59 am »
What an awesome report Rynet - you really communicated your emotions well!
Big respect to you and Mark for seeing this epic through  :thumleft:
And thanks Mark for the pics!
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #42 on: January 05, 2011, 08:51:01 am »
Rynet en Mark

Fantasties en wel gedaan!

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #43 on: January 05, 2011, 08:53:54 am »

Rrrrrrr, jy het omtrent die bar gelig.

Congrats lady rider, ons sal moet opvang in die vasbyt indeks.   :thumleft:
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #44 on: January 05, 2011, 09:07:55 am »
Great report Rynet and huge respect.
 

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #45 on: January 05, 2011, 09:25:08 am »
That report belongs in the Roll of Honour.

A brilliant & moving description of the whole adventure.  We are lucky to have such a wonderful record of that other face of Verneukpan.  It will be referred to often when, in the future, people post about how tough it was in the heat at Verneukpan.  I have been along there & much appreciate those pictures of that road underwater & transformed to mud.
 

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #46 on: January 05, 2011, 09:30:50 am »
ongelooflik :o dit is seker die meeste modder wat ek nog in 'n RR gesien het, bly julle het dit geniet :thumleft:
 

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #47 on: January 05, 2011, 02:57:23 pm »
Welgedaan Rynet en Mark.  :notworthy: Kannie glo dis dieselfde pan wat ons 2mnde terug gesien het nie.
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #48 on: January 05, 2011, 03:24:35 pm »
Great ride, great report, respect to both of you  :thumleft:
 

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #49 on: January 05, 2011, 04:30:47 pm »
Wow.
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Thats insane.

The only way I'd attempt that is in a boat or hovercraft.

Lady, you have cahones that clang!
 

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #50 on: January 05, 2011, 04:44:50 pm »
Very well done !!!

I have ridden thru Verneukpan 3 times - once in the dry and twice in the wet - I know that mud and how kak hard (but fun) it is to ride through, especially on a big bike

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #51 on: January 05, 2011, 04:52:07 pm »
Amazing report. Well done guys. :3some:
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #52 on: January 05, 2011, 04:55:48 pm »
Respect! It was a pleasure reading your report.

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #53 on: January 05, 2011, 05:22:37 pm »
To Rynet & Mark,

Absolutely Classic!!! Thanks for sharing your pics & words in such an honest & open way!
You guys did very well and thanks for the toothpaste! cheers! :thumleft:
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #54 on: January 05, 2011, 06:32:00 pm »
Roll of honour!  I agree!  :)
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #55 on: January 05, 2011, 07:40:55 pm »
en daar dog ek julle twee is reguit huis toe!!!

sjoe, lyk soos 'n morsige besigheid maar vet pret!!!
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #56 on: January 05, 2011, 08:15:05 pm »
Thank you for a great report.
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #57 on: January 05, 2011, 09:15:02 pm »


Respek aan julle twee!! :thumleft:
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #58 on: January 05, 2011, 09:42:05 pm »
Uitstekende RR Rynet ... sal ek mos nou weer waag om hierte kom ronddwaal, met die wete hoe ingenome ek raak; en hoe mens jul trips herleef saam met julle!
En dan ... boonop die feit dat ek juis met nuwe jaar's naweek die hele 660 Tenere 'thread' deurgelees het ... toe sou jy en Mark nou sulke komplimente aan die Tenere bied <sug!> ... die skippie moet nou inkom!
Wel gedaan julle. Dit klink na 'n uitstekende avontuur ...
 

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #59 on: January 06, 2011, 01:23:23 am »
Rynet , That was an Epic RR , But most of all , Well done for finnishing such a chalenging ride,mentaly and phisically!

And Mark , well done mate and cheers for standing by Rynet through such a tough ride.

So is there another Tenere in the air Rynet ???
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