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Offline Mark62

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #120 on: May 10, 2014, 03:49:04 pm »
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #121 on: May 10, 2014, 05:06:08 pm »
exceptional what a great read, had me on the edge of my seat. thanks for sharing this great RR piece of yours.  :ricky:
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #122 on: May 10, 2014, 09:56:27 pm »
Just read it all again.  Still wow.  Wow!
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #123 on: May 10, 2014, 10:53:23 pm »
Wow.....that sure looked like a whole lot of fun.
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #124 on: May 13, 2014, 07:32:48 am »
 Hehe thanks guys  :) , I will never forget this trip with Mark 660 ,now Mark62  :thumleft:
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #125 on: May 13, 2014, 02:29:14 pm »
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #126 on: March 09, 2018, 12:21:45 pm »
I was pointed in the direction of this RR last night.

Pity the photo's are no longer available but I enjoyed your writing immensely!

Amazing what one can achieve when one (has to) put one's mind to it! Amazing and very, very well done. WOW! I'm filled with admiration and smiles at your long-ago achievement of courage and derring-do  :biggrin:
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #127 on: March 09, 2018, 01:21:57 pm »
I was pointed in the direction of this RR last night.

Pity the photo's are no longer available but I enjoyed your writing immensely!

Amazing what one can achieve when one (has to) put one's mind to it! Amazing and very, very well done. WOW! I'm filled with admiration and smiles at your long-ago achievement of courage and derring-do  :biggrin:

If you see the photobucket thing, all you need to do is the Photobucket image fix...:


If you use google chrome here is an extension that will thwart Photobuckets notorious ransom attempt that trashed all forum pictorial tutorials and lets you see the images again for free.
Thanks to Google for putting a thump in the eye of Photobucket. Never use third party picture hosting services in forums:

Click on 'add to chrome' It's free and you can see all the tutorials again immediately 

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/search/hotlink
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #128 on: March 09, 2018, 01:53:48 pm »
Thanks!

No third party, you say? LOL, I use Google Photo to host my RR photo's, its too tedious to click and physically attach only 10 photo's at a time, and you can't intersperse the photo's with text and descriptions.

Edit: Flip thanks @Berserker works like a bomb, images showing beautifully!

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #129 on: March 09, 2018, 06:40:56 pm »
ahhhhhh  it was this RR that convinced me to get a dual bike
i met Rinet and the two fellows whilst doing my tour on my bouli , just a couple of complete strangers at the same "pit stop" having a chat

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #130 on: March 09, 2018, 06:46:46 pm »
I happened to be one of those strangers. Was Rynet, Mark660 and myself. Met you in Meiringspoort a few days earlier.
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #131 on: March 09, 2018, 07:47:55 pm »
I happened to be one of those strangers. Was Rynet, Mark660 and myself. Met you in Meiringspoort a few days earlier.

 jirre BIE  i didnt put the two and two together , as far as you being the other oke  hahahahahahahahahaah 

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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #132 on: March 09, 2018, 08:08:02 pm »
I was pointed in the direction of this RR last night.

Pity the photo's are no longer available but I enjoyed your writing immensely!

Amazing what one can achieve when one (has to) put one's mind to it! Amazing and very, very well done. WOW! I'm filled with admiration and smiles at your long-ago achievement of courage and derring-do  :biggrin:

If you see the photobucket thing, all you need to do is the Photobucket image fix...:


If you use google chrome here is an extension that will thwart Photobuckets notorious ransom attempt that trashed all forum pictorial tutorials and lets you see the images again for free.
Thanks to Google for putting a thump in the eye of Photobucket. Never use third party picture hosting services in forums:

Click on 'add to chrome' It's free and you can see all the tutorials again immediately 

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/search/hotlink

wow, this was so easy, thanks.
Now I can even read some of my old reports, LOL
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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #133 on: June 28, 2019, 12:53:31 pm »
This is a brilliant ride report and one I keep remembering.


It has been moved to the roll of honour section.


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Re: A Wet New Years Day at Verneukpan ( 1/1/11)
« Reply #134 on: June 28, 2019, 12:58:52 pm »
This is a brilliant ride report and one I keep remembering.


It has been moved to the roll of honour section.

We were camping at Verneukpan and arrived at sunset. I thought of this ride reports while I was cruising over Verneukpan in the dark :ricky:
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