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Old 08-05-2012, 10:32 PM   #2611
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Hey guys, don't know if I should post my query here or start a new thread. I'll try here first:

I'm riding on a DR650 and will be coming to ZA around end of September from Mozambique; currently in Kenya.

Need some border crossing advice: is there only the one main crossing at Komatiepoort, coming from Maputo or can I cross north of Kruger, near the Zim, Moz, ZA border? Google Maps shows a road there, but it goes thru Limpopo NP in Moz and the north end of Kruger, so not sure if bikes are allowed. Anybody done it?

Should I just stick to the main crossing since I'll be entering SACU who are known to be sticklers about the carnet?

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Old 08-05-2012, 10:42 PM   #2612
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Hey guys, don't know if I should post my query here or start a new thread. I'll try here first:

I'm riding on a DR650 and will be coming to ZA around end of September from Mozambique; currently in Kenya.

Need some border crossing advice: is there only the one main crossing at Komatiepoort, coming from Maputo or can I cross north of Kruger, near the Zim, Moz, ZA border? Google Maps shows a road there, but it goes thru Limpopo NP in Moz and the north end of Kruger, so not sure if bikes are allowed. Anybody done it?

Should I just stick to the main crossing since I'll be entering SACU who are known to be sticklers about the carnet?

The north crossing goes across the Kruger, you are not allowed on a bike, you may be lucky and get someone to put your bike on a backie or small truck across
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:02 PM   #2613
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The north crossing goes across the Kruger, you are not allowed on a bike, you may be lucky and get someone to put your bike on a backie or small truck across
bummer, but thanks for the quick reply
See you when I get to Jo'burg. Will be staying with ADVer Jenx
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Old 08-08-2012, 10:17 PM   #2614
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bummer, but thanks for the quick reply
See you when I get to Jo'burg. Will be staying with ADVer Jenx

Cool, lets have beer when I am back here, off to UK tonight for 2 weeks
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:37 AM   #2615
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Hey Jammin,

You might be in Johannesburg in time (27 Sept. 2012) for the "Volcano Run". Your DR650 would be a good choice.

See Volcano Run under "Trip Planning".

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Old 09-15-2012, 08:49 AM   #2616
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Hey Jammin,

You might be in Johannesburg in time (27 Sept. 2012) for the "Volcano Run". Your DR650 would be a good choice.

See Volcano Run under "Trip Planning".

Cheers.

we will be back from the bash by then, or join 200 of us down in the Maluti mountains
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:08 PM   #2617
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Well, I guess there are some motor bike riders on here.....

Maybe some of you are on ADV Rider or even UKGSER.com

The link below is to a site called www.wilddog.za.net and is a South African Dual Sport motorcycle website.

My buddy Peter and I went for a ride last week..... the ride report is in the link below.

Hope you enjoy and please do comment...... this is only day one's report so far, they will be updated daily.


http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/inde...topic=107211.0

As a taster.... this was the night before.







We had also written a Pre-ride report.

Cling-On the Wild dog was everywhere on the trip too.

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Old 09-18-2012, 08:58 PM   #2618
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Well, I guess there are some motor bike riders on here.....

Maybe some of you are on ADV Rider or even UKGSER.com

The link below is to a site called www.wilddog.za.net and is a South African Dual Sport motorcycle website.

My buddy Peter and I went for a ride last week..... the ride report is in the link below.

Hope you enjoy and please do comment...... this is only day one's report so far, they will be updated daily.


http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/inde...topic=107211.0

As a taster.... this was the night before.







We had also written a Pre-ride report.

Cling-On the Wild dog was everywhere on the trip too.

Very cool . . . . . Didjya make it outta the drive way ? ? ? . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

I been eye'n SA for a ride one of these years; Wow whatta trip that would be . . . . .
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Old 09-18-2012, 11:55 PM   #2619
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VOLCANO RIDE POSTPONED TO THUR 25th OCT. 2012.

Due to circumstances, and some unanticipated events the Volcano Ride has been postponed to Thursday 25th October 2012. (See Volcano Run under Trip Planning).

All other details remain the same.

Thanks.
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Old 09-25-2012, 02:30 PM   #2620
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Have started this thread to chronicle my ride next year and the build up to it.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=829256


Will keep it updated with any Day Trippin'
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:22 AM   #2621
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Have started this thread to chronicle my ride next year and the build up to it.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=829256


Will keep it updated with any Day Trippin'
Cool Grizz, busy with the braai curentlystruggling at the moment our 4 days hauling pigs through Lesotho has my knees bitcin at me big time took the GS out today after a hose down, WOW it was like a rigid!!! I had not turned the preload down after the Lesotho fully loaded settings
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:17 AM   #2622
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Cool Grizz, busy with the braai curentlystruggling at the moment our 4 days hauling pigs through Lesotho has my knees bitcin at me big time took the GS out today after a hose down, WOW it was like a rigid!!! I had not turned the preload down after the Lesotho fully loaded settings


There you go....


Yesterdays ride.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=831613


Just nice distance and scored some panniers (soft ones) for next year.
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:03 AM   #2623
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Hi Everyone,

My name is Danielle Murdoch, and I have been traveling from Australia to Africa for past 24 months on my DR350 Suzuki Motorcycle. I left home thinking this adventure would take only 2 years, but as I have discovered you cannot put a deadline on this kind of journey.

I am due to be in South Africa from early December onwards and should be in and around South Africa for a few months. I was wondering if anyone knows of any business / organisation / group who might be interested in having me speak about my trip too.

Here is a link to more information about my Danielle Murdoch Talks website (www.daniellemurdoch.com) and my
Motomonkey Adventures website (www.motomonkeyadventures.com) where I post anything to do with my Australia to Africa adventure.

Thanks for any help in advance!
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Old 10-12-2012, 08:57 PM   #2624
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Hi Everyone,

My name is Danielle Murdoch, and I have been traveling from Australia to Africa for past 24 months on my DR350 Suzuki Motorcycle. I left home thinking this adventure would take only 2 years, but as I have discovered you cannot put a deadline on this kind of journey.

I am due to be in South Africa from early December onwards and should be in and around South Africa for a few months. I was wondering if anyone knows of any business / organisation / group who might be interested in having me speak about my trip too.

Here is a link to more information about my Danielle Murdoch Talks website (www.daniellemurdoch.com) and my
Motomonkey Adventures website (www.motomonkeyadventures.com) where I post anything to do with my Australia to Africa adventure.

Thanks for any help in advance!
try the Wilddogs forum
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:56 AM   #2625
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try the Wilddogs forum
Thanks heaps - I will look into that.
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