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Old 10-17-2014, 06:55 PM   #1
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Night riding across countries in West Africa?

So i was talking to this Nigerian rider called Shinero and he said he prefers to make his international riding trips at night , could you do that ?

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Old 02-18-2015, 09:36 AM   #2
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I'll tell you this, having lived on this continent going on 23 years. To say that the roads here are dangerous at night would be a huge understatement. Aside from the sedan sized holes in the road, the impromptu road blocks (legit police or bandits) and the livestock which will sleep on the Tarmac for warmth, you must consider the fact that if you do take a spill, the odds of being found anytime soon are slim to none...............but then again, I work in risk-management. It would be an adventure, for sure.
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Old 02-25-2015, 06:46 AM   #3
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I agree fully. Driving cars by night in Africa is (a lot) more dangerous than at daylight, not even speaking of riding motorbikes.

I have been living in Angola, Congo, Gabon and Cameroon and the company policy was just forbidding driving at night. I can't say that I was a big fan of most of these policies but enforcing this one was really necessary.
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Old 02-25-2015, 09:35 AM   #4
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Old 02-26-2015, 01:21 PM   #5
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No Night Rides!!!! We didn't do it even in a truck.
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Old 02-27-2015, 08:00 PM   #6
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no night rides!!!! We didn't do it even in a truck.

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Old 04-09-2015, 07:43 AM   #7
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Yeah i pretty much agree with you guys. This is for highways right not in the city? I mean company policy against night driving in the city seems a bit much Zoreol..
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