Hi everybody ! This is my very first ride report, and the very start of my adventure After months of preparation and dream, after quitting my job, my house and reading tons of threads, blosgs and books this is my turn to have some fun. So next week I will fly to South africa to retrieve my bike at the capetown port and start the biggest adventure of my life: crossing Africa from south to north on a bike alone Let me introduce my bike: You can read the bike preparation on this thread The route has really really not be prepared, my f**** zumo 550 has died last week and I even not received my new gps so far ! I may cross these countries but the plan will surely change !! I am open to all ideas on the trip, if you are somewhere in Africa keep me inform as we can arrange some You can follow my french blog here or stay connected here ! I really want to thank all of the people who make awesome trip report here on advrider you made me dream for several years, and that's because of you if I am at this step today, so many many thanks but now it's my turn to have fun and make you jealous !!!!!!!!!