South Africa 2008

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by picoda, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Stevevh

    Stevevh Kudu Driver

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    Excellent report and pictures. I really enjoyed them!
    I grew up in Joburg and am amazed to see how it has grown since I left. Just got back from Capetown visiting my folks and drinking lots of great wines! You really have to go and check out the western cape as I think it is by far the most beautiful part of SA. Sooo many cool places to ride and explore in the mountains. Also crime is not as bad down there.
    Thanks for sharing.....

    Steve
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  2. picoda

    picoda Dalmatia

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    Thanks! Next trip to SA definitely Cape and Karoo. :thumb
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  3. BikePilot

    BikePilot Long timer

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    Excellent report and pictures! SA looks like a really wonderful place:clap
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  4. stevh0

    stevh0 Super Retard.

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    That it is, I love this report too.. I have all this country at my disposal and im still sitting here without real miles under my belt!

    as soon as I buy a bike a little more capable for distance then my WR450, Ill be on it like a pig in sh!t :D

    Nice report!
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  5. Brice

    Brice Long time no see

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    Thanks for this amazing and original RR. At least It gives a positive image of this country which is too much depicted as a crime harbor by the media. SA is certainly a must go place for anybody looking for a unique riding experience.
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  6. picoda

    picoda Dalmatia

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    You are very lucky to have all this country at disposal, so just go. :thumb
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  7. picoda

    picoda Dalmatia

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    That's true! :thumb
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  8. kktos

    kktos on a bright side of life

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    Nice one !
    Just discovered it from ur Dalmatia RR.
    I hope your next time to ZA u'll have a .... more fitted bike.
    a 990SE would be fine. HP2 also.
    those bikes have been made with this country in mind, more or less :D
    when do u plan to go back ?
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  9. Nazgul

    Nazgul Adventurer

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    Picoda.

    Thanks for the great report. SA is truely a place of vast diversity of culture, terrain, affluence and weather.
    We have it all here, admittedly with our fair share of problems too. I wouldn't swap it for anywhere else. I think once Africa is in your blood you're screwed.
    I wish more of (our now ex-) countrymen shared the sentiment.

    Thanks again, and come back again, this time down South!!
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  10. picoda

    picoda Dalmatia

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    I think my Tenere will be find for the next time:wink:
    Maybe next year. We will see. But this time all the way down on the bike.
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  11. picoda

    picoda Dalmatia

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    That's true!
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  12. pikipiki

    pikipiki next!

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    Most excellent to see the nation. Good report...loved the motorcycle hospital.
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