wanted bike in south africa

Discussion in 'Africa & Mid East' started by thecanoeguy, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. thecanoeguy

    thecanoeguy just a yobbo from oz

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    if anyone knows of a traveller heading down from europe on a bike they want to unload in south africa let me know ,no big buck beasts thanks ,anything considered ,or even a local bike, 250 to 650 ,i want to ride up to germany in april
    cheers dave
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  2. Heelrider12

    Heelrider12 n00b

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    What ever became of these plans of yours? Were you able to find a decent ride down there? I'm heading to Malawi soon, and hoping to pick up the type of bike you describe somewhere in the region. Any advice from your experience?
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  3. thecanoeguy

    thecanoeguy just a yobbo from oz

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    i found a bike no problem in south africa ,plenty of KLR's about, can't say about where you are going i found locals to get a bike ,not on here
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  4. des275

    des275 Adventurer

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    Ive been looking and seen alot on Gumtree. Are you still there? Im arriving in Cape Town this week and plan on getting a bike to do some riding. Let me know if you are interested in meeting up.
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