Morocco - 3 bikes and other minor troubles

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    Any pics of the damage? :cry

    what a great journey.. up to that point :thumb

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    morning has broken..... Cat S again....
    time to deal with the GS.
    The aubergist told us that there is a guy on the other side of the oued how has a lorry/truck to take the bike.
    also, we need a welder (not sure of my vocab here... a guy who attach together pieces of metal).
    and the welder is at Msemrir.

    Tuesday, 8:00
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    let's cross the oued.
    not so easy.
    not because of the water but because of the many flields there are.

    lorry's driver and lorry are in the grey house on the left.

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    the beast !
    the odometer showed a lot of kms.
    but beware, it's its 3 complete rotation.
    and the engine is the third.

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    4 in a row in the truck.
    driver was quite gentle. even if I know that he took a little too much money from me. but I was so pleased he help us that I gave him with pleasure.

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    after a while, we were back to the auberge. time for a pause. coke, water .....
    and let's go to Msemrir to meet the magus

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    And Msemrir was at 30 kms...... but with a piste.
    inside the lorry, bike hooked with ropes, us trying to avoid the gs to fall, under the sun..... hum.... troubles.....

    time : Tuesday 11:11

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    Msemrir with the "mecano". This guy was extremely helpful and very gentle. If you stop by Msemrir, that's simple, they are on "la place du marché", market place.

    He helped me a lot. that was very cool.

    on the left, u can also see what the welder is doing most of the time when he dont have mindless stupid frenchs trying to ride on the piste with too heavy bike.......

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    here u can see the fix.
    the prof knew what to do to fix the tube so I asked the welder to wait for him.
    they worked together and christian saw that the welder knew his job ;)
    he did an excellent job as I was able to come back with the GS in France.

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    that's it. she's running...... !

    Christian took her for a little test ride. some bumps. behave okay.
    damper was set on hardest so the fork was a little bit rough but she was running....... she was runnningggggg ! yeeeaaaah !
    no cancellation, we can keep going !

    oh.... yes, btw, what time is it ?
    As we are supposed to be at Marrakesh airport at 22:00 to fetch the girls.....

    Tuesday, 14:47, Msemrir......



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    I'm not exactly clear at to what part broke and had to be welded... :confused

    Beautiful trip.. dans mes rêves j'irai au maroc un jour. :thumb
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    It was the first proper meal we had since Sunday Noon.
    As we ate bread and drunk coke......
    It was 100% pure pleasure.

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