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2011 Recap!


2011 will be the last year where I will do a “Recap” post as I have done for the other years. The reason for this will become clear at the end of this blog post. But things have changed significantly for me at the end of 2011, so this post …

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A LONG, HARD day on the Escarpment


I grew up in the Eastern Freestate in Qwa Qwa and in Harrismith, and to this day it is one of my favourite places in our beautiful country. Now that I am fortunate enough to own a Dual Sport Bike, this area has come alive to me as never before. …

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Great friends and broken bones…..


I can feel my right hand getting warm, almost like warm water is dripping down my arm towards my hand. As I look down I just see blood, lots of blood. My whole forearm and hand is absolutely covered in blood and the blood is dripping on the floor! I …

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2010 Recap!

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Thinking back six years, I seem to recall that there was something major happening in South Africa in 2010, but for the life of me I just cannot recall…ah well, maybe it is because I could not be bothered…. If you have not figured it out yet, I am of …

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Eastern Cape, time for a trip with a buddy


One of the legendary places for riders that I have read so much about was the Baviaanskloof in the Eastern Cape. Plans were made and soon me and my best riding buddy, Marnus were on our way down to Kenton-on-Sea to start a wonderful trip through the magnificent  Eastern Cape. …

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London for a few days, my first time overseas!


London, for some this blog post may seem a bit stupid, but for me personally this was a very relevant trip. You see I have never been “overseas”, and when I got the opportunity to visit our London office for work, I could not keep the excitement hidden! The original …

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Lesotho…..Solo through the Mountain Kingdom

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Lesotho, what can I say? I just love the place! It has some of the best riding you can ever hope for, scenery that will blow your mind, great friendly people, and a remoteness that only the mountains can bring. Lesotho is a must-do for every adventure biker!   Ever since …

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2009 Recap!

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2009 was a funny year for me on the motorbike, good in some and then not so good in others. Lets Recap! After a year involved with the BMW Motorbike Club, I was selected to feature on the Rides Committee as well as the position of Treasurer of the club …

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2008 Recap!


If you have read my blog, you will know that I have posted three Ride Reports so far, all done in 2007 / 2008. In case you missed them, here they are: My very first ride, hey let’s just do Sani….. Sea, Sand, Beer and R&R in Mozambique Ready for …

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Ready for a (GS) Challenge?

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As I got involved with more and more rides during the year, my confidence kept growing and I wanted to get more and more involved in this Adventure Riding thing. September 2008 offered me this opportunity in the form of the BMW GS Challenge. The GS Challenge is an annual …

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