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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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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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Lesotho…..Solo through the Mountain Kingdom

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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Ready for a (GS) Challenge?

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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Sea, Sand, Beer and R&R in Mozambique

So, the time had finally arrived for me to take on another adventure and broaden my horizons and venture a bit further from home. This new adventure came in the form of a motorbike trip to Mozambique. You see, after my Sani Pass trip in December 2007, I wanted to …

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My very first ride, hey let’s just do Sani…..

So let’s go back to the beginning…. I bought my first motorbike in August 2006, a brand spanking new BMW F650GS. I did not know much about bikes at the time, and for all intents and purposes, this was my dream bike. I used it for commuting. But sometime during …

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