Mozmalzambots, Southern African Loop

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by metaljockey, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. Kapp555

    Kapp555 Better to be Offroad!

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    Great report. I love seeing places like this that I more than likely will never see for myself. The Photos and the commentary were superb.

    Look forward to more riding and reports!:clap
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  2. priller

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    such a great and complete report. wonderful pics and narration makes it very involving. all of the sudden i not only wish i could experience such a trip but also feel like a calrsberg - good danish beer which is as rare in the states as ride reports from africa on adrider. fantastic.
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  3. contacterich

    contacterich Been here awhile

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    :clap - wow! incredible ride report! the photos are "out of this world" - just amazing! thx so much.
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  4. FREDO RIDER

    FREDO RIDER I'm enjoying the route !

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    Very nice, thanks for sharing ! :thumb
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  5. shelden

    shelden Been here awhile

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    Love your reports! keep'em up!
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  6. flan8tive

    flan8tive Flea Tibet!

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    I've enjoyed your "Goat Meat" thread and am very impressed how you manage to go border to border without having stuff go missing. Do you wear a money belt or have some Rand notes zip-tied to the bike frames?

    It appeared that swiping an American Express card was not often an option...
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  7. Scrotie

    Scrotie Chuck U Farley

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    :clap Fantastic report.
    Thanks for showing us Africa through your journeys. :thumb
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  8. Monsieur

    Monsieur Varadero Journeyman

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    Really enjoyed that - thanks for posting!!:clap
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  9. vegasphotog

    vegasphotog Las Vegas Cheechako

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    Wow, what a report accompanied with great photography. What a way to start my day, albeit making me late for my first appt. :thumb

    I cannot even begin to imagine your skillset to understand currency, politics and logistics in the various countries you traveled. BRAVO!
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  10. blackbirdzach

    blackbirdzach Daily Adventurer

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    Wow, Africa is beautiful! Those rock domes were really neat. Thanks for sharing
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  11. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Another great report, Metal Jockey. Great photography. And so cool that the Mrs. in into that sort of adventure. :thumb

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  12. Airguitar

    Airguitar Thumpin'!!

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    Wonderfully Planned, Executed, Ridden, Photographed and Narrated. I can almost hear your SA accent telling the story.. (I also have one ;) )

    You and your Mrs. have set a standard. It takes some balls to take that ride. I especially note you did the tour with out any specialized gear, eg. Panniers, etc. and actually travelled relatively light,, Please give me the secret on how you persuaded your wife to do that.. :D
    Give my regards to P.E. !!!
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  13. Archie55

    Archie55 Greybeard Aussie

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    Great ride, terrific photos and story. Thanks for sharing. :clap:clap
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  14. Eaglebeak

    Eaglebeak All roads rider, West Oz.

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    I've been so busy the last week I nearly missed this report.

    Thanks Metal, another brilliant trip with great photo's ! :thumb

    Fantastic that Mrs Metal was able to ride with you. Mrs Beak is on a bike now and I'm looking forward to lots of trips with her.
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  15. byIAN

    byIAN n00b

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    You have made me very homesick indeed. I can't wait to return and get some rides under the belt. Excellant Post & Pics, particularly like the paint job on your fender.
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  16. Grendel

    Grendel Combat Commuter

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    Wonderful trip report! Thanks for sharing. I toured though S. Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia right after apartheid ended. Fabulous, beautiful and unforgettable. Now I want to do it on a bike! Thanks again!
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  17. hermilog

    hermilog will work for gas

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    Great report J, makes one wish packing up and going.:clap
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  18. Mr. Huero

    Mr. Huero HÖÖSK-ËË

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    as I explained to my wife what the next travel adventure would be, she said; "let me guess, Africa must be the best motorcycling around".

    dunno... hope to find out. Thanks again MJ.:clap

    Ron
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  19. GB

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    :huh how did I miss this little gem?!! Gorgeous report and pics and only expands our African exploration horizons :thumb
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  20. nigelcorn

    nigelcorn Wannabe.

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    "That's the thing with turkeys and Maltese poodles. Why is it that the ugliest bird in the world and the most useless excuse for a rat always see themselves as peacocks and rottweilers respectively?"

    Brilliant.


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