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Offline bmad

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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #60 on: March 23, 2011, 07:04:14 am »
Fantastic stuff  :thumleft:

Thoroughly enjoyed your RR
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #61 on: March 23, 2011, 07:33:30 am »
Fantastic RR!
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #62 on: March 23, 2011, 08:01:44 am »
Awesome RR   :thumleft: :thumleft:
Thanks for posting
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #63 on: March 23, 2011, 09:38:55 pm »
Excellent report and a leker adventurous ride. :thumleft:
 

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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #64 on: March 24, 2011, 11:17:27 am »
very enjoyable report.I had the privilege a few years back to enjoy it.
thanks :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #65 on: March 27, 2011, 02:00:38 pm »
Glad you enjoyed the RR and tank you for the compliments!   ;D
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #66 on: March 27, 2011, 11:15:02 pm »
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #67 on: March 28, 2011, 12:46:21 am »
Good one dave

am planning a east to west coast in the next couple of months

gotta get some info from you for all those lekker places

great RR

well done
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #68 on: March 28, 2011, 08:25:19 am »
Super RR Dave, really enjoyed the read and the pics!  ;D
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #69 on: March 28, 2011, 08:26:34 am »
Good one dave

am planning a east to west coast in the next couple of months

gotta get some info from you for all those lekker places

great RR

well done

That sounds great...!  Most of the info I've mentioned but if you need something else
lemme know!!  

Try make Cederberg Oasis a overnight point...I would definitely do that if I have a chance again!
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #70 on: March 28, 2011, 08:28:37 am »
Super RR Dave, really enjoyed the read and the pics!  ;D

Thanxs Malibu!   :thumleft:

"Look-up...look-up....!!" 

That was going through my mind ALL the time in that mud! 
Your course definitely had it drilled into my thick head!  Hehe!   ;D
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #71 on: March 28, 2011, 08:39:24 am »
;D

It sure helps! 

Gotta say though, reading your RR on a Monday morning is terrible for my wander-lust... all I want is out-of-here now! 
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #72 on: May 17, 2011, 09:02:01 am »
Great read and wow man nice pic's !!
 

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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #73 on: May 17, 2011, 09:05:01 am »
Great read and wow man nice pic's !!

Thanxs dude, glad you enjoyed it!   :thumleft:
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #74 on: May 17, 2011, 09:52:53 am »
Those were the most awesome photos of the Karoo. Thanks , they brought back many great memories. My partner here in NZ is amazed by the vast area of the Karoo. Maybe one day I will get her there. I WANT TO get back there. Cheers Mate enjoyed your RR
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #75 on: May 17, 2011, 03:20:30 pm »
Thank you, loved the report.
Well done.
That thick dark brown mud is like treacle!

Great that you had the presence of mind to take photos even just after a fall, I find I only think of it after the tough and exciting sections and then its too late!

Looks like you had an EO7 on the back what was on the front?
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #76 on: May 26, 2011, 08:19:23 am »
Those were the most awesome photos of the Karoo. Thanks , they brought back many great memories. My partner here in NZ is amazed by the vast area of the Karoo. Maybe one day I will get her there. I WANT TO get back there. Cheers Mate enjoyed your RR

Howzit Rbacknz!  Thanks for the compliment!   ;D  Thing is, I think it's flippen hard to take kak photos in the
Karoo...the place is just so photogenic!   :thumleft:

Glad I could give your partner an idea how spectacular the Karoo is...you guys will have to come
check it out for yourselves, pictures just won't do it...   :drif:

Thank you, loved the report.
Well done.
That thick dark brown mud is like treacle!

Great that you had the presence of mind to take photos even just after a fall, I find I only think of it after the tough and exciting sections and then its too late!

Looks like you had an EO7 on the back what was on the front?

....sorry for the lateeeeee reply Abu!  Yes, that stuff is flippen scary...!   :eek7:
As for the pics after the falls...that's just plain Wilddog foolishness!   ;D

Most of the reports people only help their riding buddies
get the bikes up AFTER they have taken a pic of the misfortune....!   :D

Front tire was also a E07...could have done with a more aggressive front though....but I must
say the E07's impressed me.

I put on new tires yesterday, so they have done +/- 13 000km's...probably 65% tar...unfortunately...
Now I've got the Mitas C02 on the back and Michelin T63 on the front... :ricky:

First time with true knobbly's on the Dakkie so will see how that goes!
Must say, it's flippen weird on the tar!   ::)
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #77 on: May 26, 2011, 03:01:06 pm »
Man! we live in a beautiful country. Great RR. One question though, did the dakkie get a bit tyred and have a few lie downs to catch up on some sleep.???????? :imaposer:
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #78 on: May 26, 2011, 03:02:50 pm »
Thanks for a great report and some fantastic photo's.
Hope you are going to be happy with the new tyres. :thumleft:
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Re: Mud monster in the Karoo?
« Reply #79 on: March 10, 2013, 12:25:33 pm »
Just re-read this report.

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