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Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« on: January 23, 2012, 04:18:24 pm »
On Sunday a couple of rode from Table View through Parklands and along the railway line to Atlantis and then played in the dunes for a bit.

Lots of footage taken with a GoPro camera mounted on my helmet.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/AZPurfkl2c0" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/AZPurfkl2c0</a>
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2012, 04:22:19 pm »
Another one

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Jcwb6bUVuOg" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Jcwb6bUVuOg</a>
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2012, 05:28:26 pm »
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2012, 05:35:28 pm »
That is the only footage I have of either the Honda or the KTM passing me  :laughing4:
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2012, 09:34:23 pm »
Could you not find any footage of you passing the XR or the KTM ???? :peepwall: Lekker video Dave !!!
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2012, 07:16:50 am »
Could you not find any footage of you passing the XR or the KTM ???? :peepwall: Lekker video Dave !!!

Um; no  >:(
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2012, 10:48:01 am »
julle moenie so vinnig ry nie!
 

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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2012, 07:58:41 pm »
Playing in the dunes

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Z8wHpV0zCJA" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Z8wHpV0zCJA</a>
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2012, 08:01:22 pm »
julle moenie so vinnig ry nie!

Dis mos lekker om vinnig te ry  :P
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2012, 09:36:44 pm »
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #10 on: February 04, 2012, 03:22:57 am »
Those first two videos look amazing fun, lots of whoops and some gnarly corners. That guy on the Honda is moving big time!

The dunes videos - is is quite flat there but limited? Maybe it was just the perspective form the camera? I couldn't understand why you never crossed that dune crest? :dontknow:


Thanks for posting, I enjoyed it immensely! :thumleft:
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #11 on: February 04, 2012, 10:46:03 am »
Those first two videos look amazing fun, lots of whoops and some gnarly corners. That guy on the Honda is moving big time!

The dunes videos - is is quite flat there but limited? Maybe it was just the perspective form the camera? I couldn't understand why you never crossed that dune crest? :dontknow:


Thanks for posting, I enjoyed it immensely! :thumleft:


In the open stuff that Zaar really gets going. I actually had a bit of a run on him around the outside in the beginning and then he swopped lanes and I had to chop and lost all my momentum and that was that. 



We often ride the trails behind the dunes on our MX bikes and don't venture much into the dunes themselves; in fact I don't like riding the dunes; it is either boring or dangerous that is probably why we never crested the dune and carried on deeper into the dunes. Also the KLR which was with us broke.

Check out this video of the two of us on our MX bikes behind the dunes (Fulltaps the Zaar rider is carrying the camera on his chest).

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/MvrarBaVXio" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/MvrarBaVXio</a>

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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2012, 06:44:10 am »
looks lekker, would love to take my 4T on that second route.
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #13 on: February 05, 2012, 11:25:25 am »
We were there this morning at 06H30, and the sand was supersoft and loose. Rode till 09H00.
 

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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2012, 12:30:54 pm »
pfff and no invite ??

I was riding around Parklands looking for Rough Rider.. they are building so fast there, shew. next time we will make a meeting point, I ended up riding around all alone for an hour and a half, then it got too hot so ventured back home to my pool.
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2012, 01:05:31 pm »
looks lekker, would love to take my 4T on that second route.

That is just the tip of the ice berg; there is at least 50 square kms of trails at the back of the dunes in Atlantis. You can ride all day long and not ride the same track twice. There are some pretty technical dune climbs etc to test the best riders.
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2012, 01:06:54 pm »
pfff and no invite ??

I was riding around Parklands looking for Rough Rider.. they are building so fast there, shew. next time we will make a meeting point, I ended up riding around all alone for an hour and a half, then it got too hot so ventured back home to my pool.

Sorry Fuzz I thought you knew where Pete's house was because you looked at his Africa Twin there.
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2012, 10:30:58 pm »
na I never got to his house, he sold the bike before I got there.. long story.

i rode around looking for you but no worries.. next time we make a proper plan, I was a bit shakey on the Zarr anyway, it was good to get out and get rid of the cobwebs.
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis and playing in the dunes
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2012, 09:16:33 am »
na I never got to his house, he sold the bike before I got there.. long story.

i rode around looking for you but no worries.. next time we make a proper plan, I was a bit shakey on the Zarr anyway, it was good to get out and get rid of the cobwebs.

Turned out the noob who rode with us was far from a noob and we were hanging on the cable quite a bit.
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Re: Aternate route into Atlantis on DS bikes
« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2012, 09:30:02 am »
julle moenie so vinnig ry nie!
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