Archive for October, 2018

South Africa Motorcycle Ride part four

Day nine I depart Oudtshoorn and ride route 62 which seems like the route 66 of South Africa featuring in most ride reports.First up is the excellent Huisrivier pass.Then I stopped like everyone seems to at Ronnies Sex Shop. Its a bar with a story and seems uninterested in tourists.It’s […]

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South Africa Motorcycle Ride part 3

Day Seven Up early today shopping for a phone. The big name models are too much but a local carrier branded Android phone is affordable. (See part two for why I am talking phones) The phone stolen was 4 years old but still ran better than this new one. Reminds […]

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South Africa Motorcycle Ride part two

Day four. Leslotho. Leaving Clarens I enjoyed more of the Golden Gate national park. Difficult to capture in a photo but grand landscapes as I had hope to see in Africa. Click for larger view.Next stop Leslotho.Perhaps the most casual border I have crossed. A teenage guy at the immigration […]

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South Africa Motorcycle Ride

I have decided to bring forward the last few big ticket items on my bucket list of rides before I make excuses not to do them. One of those always included South Africa, so I am going to try ride from Johannesburg to Cape Town.  The post South Africa Motorcycle […]

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Helmet Stories

With one notable omission I hope to complete my bucket list of rides in the coming months. Every trip I gather experience to try something more ambitious. I’m riding places now solo I never imagined. This has reaffirmed I might not be a total dumbass and there is some merit […]

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