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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
The Highs and Lows of Kilimanjaro

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Ive underestimated the difficulty of wilderness situations before and suffered for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
very carefully. maybe start by living in my...

very carefully. maybe start by living in my pickup truck for a while. ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
The North Shore of Mozambique

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Jamie and I had decided to slow our traveling pace down a bit, so much so that we...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Thanks brother - it would be tough going without...

Thanks brother - it would be tough going without some help along the way from guys like you and your crew... :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Sliding Zanzibar

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The Chinese Dream had seen better days than the one we rode out of Baobab Valley headed for the Tanzanian...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
thanks again guys - weird how a long trip evolves...

thanks again guys - weird how a long trip evolves over the months. never know how it might go..

the folks up in Livingstonia were growing coffee, and would send it to Mzuzu for roasting and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/VoxsdLNiqLfD73kX...

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As we approached Victoria Falls, we could see a massive white plume of water vapor rising up in the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Thanks Ratman! On the west coast, the only...

Thanks Ratman! On the west coast, the only shopping mall I saw was in Accra, Ghana, but in SA there was anything you could want. Mike is actually wearing an Iron Heart jacket made from 22oz denim -...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Jamie is one of a kind alright. I honestly don't...

Jamie is one of a kind alright. I honestly don't think there is another person on the planet that I could do this with. We've been a month on the road together now and so far we're still smiling at...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Kalahari Beauty

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Some of the most unique situations Ive found myself in while traveling probably never would have happened...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
floaters

hey Lucky - those scenes with all my friends back home floating down the river is Arroyo Seco in Central California - beautiful place.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Kasetinty School

Hey folks, just an update on the Kakonso well project that many of you donated to. If you recall I mentioned that Coco got a bunch of the money back from the drilling company for the failed drilling...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
geez SurfnRide didn't know that Supers could look...

geez SurfnRide didn't know that Supers could look so ugly!
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
It's just Tanzania and Kenya left, since I'm not...

It's just Tanzania and Kenya left, since I'm not keen on riding around in Somalia. The middle part of Mozambique is full of fighting at the moment and a no-go zone. Think I'll have access to a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
The Mozambique Sandbox

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Traversing the Kwazulu-Natal Coast of South Africa we didnt know whether or not...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
True, Conakry riding was a thing to remember. ...

True, Conakry riding was a thing to remember. And so was the total station. If I ever make it that way again I would gladly take you up on it..
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/mwy4jrUjnwhs3BGj...

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We reached Cape Agulhas at the leading edge of a storm and turned north to begin the journey back to the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Thanks brus, glad yer diggin it. I...

Thanks brus, glad yer diggin it.




I took your advice before you gave it Sandspit - Jbay has been cooking bru! stay tuned for a look at the recent Supertubes action..
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
The Bottom of Africa

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Sitting in a comfy Cape Town backpacker hostel where Id pitched my tent for the week, I began to feel...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
hey man - maybe I will catch you on the way! ...

hey man - maybe I will catch you on the way! send me a PM..
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
ADVrider: bringing moto stoke and water to the...

ADVrider: bringing moto stoke and water to the developing world :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Case Closed on Kakonso

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Update as of 6/9/2014 : Kakonso Village now has clean water to drink

So much thanks again to everyone for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
thanks again guys

No worries, this is good times. if you keep readin em I'll keep writin em..
:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Rhinos in the Bush, Skeletons on the Coast

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I rode south from Angola desert with my brain still full of memories of racing down...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Hey dudes..swell hit in Namibia, but was a bit...

Hey dudes..swell hit in Namibia, but was a bit the wrong direction for the wave I was keen to ride. I got some waves but noting to get too excited about... Update forthcoming..
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
congrats on making it to the bottom capojoe! May...

congrats on making it to the bottom capojoe! May drop you a line in Durban in a month or so..
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
awesome. I reckon I could sleep on one of those...

awesome. I reckon I could sleep on one of those too! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Bummer on the shark attack. I haven't seen any...

Bummer on the shark attack. I haven't seen any on this trip and hope not to, but every surfer I meet from South Africa seems to have a shark story!

Swell hit pretty good here in Namibia this...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
thanks dudes

thanks man, and thanks to everyone else for the kind words :thumb
the wonder of the internet, eh?
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Might go BigAgnes for a replacement. Until then,...

Might go BigAgnes for a replacement. Until then, I've actually gotten pretty used to the board bag..
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
ADVrider SurfAid

Much thanks to rpet and Fellow Barber (http://www.fellowbarber.com/)in NYC for the SurfAid of wax and board repair materials to the stoked riders of Bureh Beach, Sierra Leone ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Chasing Down Rumors in Angola

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During the last few years, there have been murmurs of endless barreling lefthanders...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
setup

I really wanted to keep the luggage no wider than the bars, which has proved absolutely the right move so that I can still split lanes in cities. The traffic in places like Accra and Luanda is...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
having removable fins helps a lot. surely would...

having removable fins helps a lot. surely would be missing a couple fins by now..
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-12-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 259,165
Posted By garnaro
where to find a cheap bike in Cape Town?

Yo SA ADVriders! I've been riding and surfing my way down the west coast of Africa for the last 7 months from London and due to land in Cape town in about 3 weeks time - ride report is here Round...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,045
Posted By garnaro
think small

I still think it would be pretty rad to do a tour on a really little machine like the Honda Cub or the Symba 110. How bout one of these:
http://www.fxbikes.com/

too expensive, but maybe they can...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Thanks for the suggestions MeinMotorrad,...

Thanks for the suggestions MeinMotorrad, Globalone, and Gobby - I'll check those out :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
Hey Dominic - glad to hear that you're about to...

Hey Dominic - glad to hear that you're about to get moving!

The packability of the mats is pretty ultimate for a moto trip. I had a go on my Exped sleepmat in Sierra Leone, but it left much to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
parts in SA

Hey guys - anyone from South Africa know if I can I get parts no problem from a Suzuki Dealer in Cape Town or Pretoria?

One more question for SA folks that may be following along - anyone got a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 143,456
Posted By garnaro
A bout of bromantic nostalgia hit after some time...

A bout of bromantic nostalgia hit after some time on the road...

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