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Old 09-24-2011, 07:03 AM   #1156
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I want to thank all of you for taking me back 35 years...I lived on the house "Serviços de Veterinária" for about 2 months and the building with the flag with the letters "JPP" was kind of a S.A. military outpost...1976...I was 20 years old,left Angola feb 29, 1976...Thank you, God bless you.
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Old 09-24-2011, 08:21 AM   #1157
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Great RR!

What an amazing ride report. Makes me want to go back to Africa to explore more on two wheels. Well done mates!!
A single adventure can change the course of a life...
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Old 09-27-2011, 03:41 AM   #1158
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wow mj,you and your mates are doing what most of us can only dream about. i have just finished this ride for the second time and no doubt will go through it again. actually,i have all your rr`s in a seperate file so when things get quiet i can go back and enjoy them. if you are ever coming through west aus just give us a shout.
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Old 09-29-2011, 01:34 PM   #1159
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Old 09-29-2011, 03:50 PM   #1160
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Great RR! I stumbled upon the story early Tuesday morning, almost ended up being late for work because I lost track of time! While at work that same morning I'm sure I was less than productive, at lunch I had to tell my coworkers all about your trip (and one I felt I was on with your descriptions and pictures).
Thanks for the inspiration!
The riding's great on the U.P.'s H-58!
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Old 09-30-2011, 01:50 PM   #1161
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What a fantastic story!! The ride along the shore was absolutely sick! I almost ate my fingers while reading that part. Thank you!
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Old 10-07-2011, 01:11 AM   #1162
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Old 10-25-2011, 11:08 AM   #1163
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Amazing ride report... Truly inspiring. Well done guys.
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Old 11-12-2011, 09:25 AM   #1164
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Originally Posted by Narri View Post
We are proud to be South African and African, allbeit from the pale variety !! Although not everybody shares our outlook on life and our love for all people, I have to agree - there is hope !!
This quote sums up the spirit of the guys, their journeys and this thread pretty good!

re: fuel consumption on the Dakars vs the KTM's:
Originally Posted by metaljockey View Post
Their consumption was spectacularly better than the two KTM's.
Then of course, the 640's choke adjustment acting up sure didnt help either.
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Old 11-24-2011, 03:06 PM   #1165
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book mark.

you knowit a good report when people are still making coments about years after it was writen
get out and live
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Old 12-19-2011, 09:58 AM   #1166
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What an adventure!!

Great stuff! You guys had quite the time! I totally know what you're saying about the beach riding, slogging through the soggy sand, trying to beat the tide. Glad you guys made it. Ride the World!
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Old 02-04-2012, 01:55 AM   #1167
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I read this RR when it was first posted and several times since then.
RR like this humble me - Thank you
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Old 02-09-2012, 04:37 PM   #1168
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thank you for the very mature insights about this trip and the people you met along the way!
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:21 AM   #1169
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Real life adventures

THIS thread is everything that I think a "DREAMadventureRIDE" is about...thank you for showing me the path and sharing your adventure with all of us. Truly inspiring.
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Old 02-12-2012, 11:37 AM   #1170
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Best. Ride Report. Ever.

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