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Forum: OZ Vendors 02-15-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,941
Posted By AfricanSun
Can you please state what's all included in the...

Can you please state what's all included in the package of $450.
Do you have stock?
Forum: Airheads 03-17-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,242
Posted By AfricanSun
Here you go. My little airhead project is...

Here you go. My little airhead project is finished. Not finished really but on the road at least.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/P1040285.jpg...
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,242
Posted By AfricanSun
You guys are quite connected when it comes to...

You guys are quite connected when it comes to bike porn ... :wink:
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 171,242
Posted By AfricanSun
African R 80G/S

This my work in progress. VIN 1173 from 12/80. First registration in 01.01.1981 in Johannesburg.
As far as I know, the 80G/S series started at VIN 6250001 from 05/80.
The frame was strengthened,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Thanks for the nice comments in regards with my...

Thanks for the nice comments in regards with my RR.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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To sum it up, I was really overwhelmed during...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
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<o:p>Day 16 Loeriesfontein – Cape Town (490km)
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Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Thanks for your nice comments guys. I know...

Thanks for your nice comments guys.

I know that things can go wrong very quickly on a bike. I felt very lucky to walk away almost unhurt.
At this time I did only wear reinforced jeans, a...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,548
Posted By AfricanSun
:pierce Point taken, the correct tyre...

:pierce

Point taken, the correct tyre pressure is essential.

Sorry Mike, I did not read your initial post carefully.
We are not helping you with the discussion of the best 50/50 tyre if you...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2011, 01:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,548
Posted By AfricanSun
With all due respect Rema. If you try to tell me...

With all due respect Rema. If you try to tell me that heavy bikes do not eat soft tires than what does?
More weight does generate more heat and your tires will wear faster, no? Heavier bikes make...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,548
Posted By AfricanSun
I do ride a 1150GS which weighs in at 260kg, then...

I do ride a 1150GS which weighs in at 260kg, then add luggage and most of the time a pillion and then you know why the TKC 80 do not last. It is a great tyre but is also very soft. On lighter bikes...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 15 Seeheim Loriesfontein (720km) Please...

Day 15 Seeheim Loriesfontein (720km)
Please follow the green line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day15.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-02-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,239
Posted By AfricanSun
The Heidenau K60 and the Mitas E-07 are the...

The Heidenau K60 and the Mitas E-07 are the perfect 50/50 tires. You can expect around 10.000miles on the rear.
Both tires work equally well on the dry tar roads but be careful on wet roads.
Off...
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 14,548
Posted By AfricanSun
The Heidenau K60 is a great tyre and does last...

The Heidenau K60 is a great tyre and does last between 10.000 and 15.000km depending on your right hand. On smaller bikes people managed over 20.000km.
The Mitas E-07 is in the same leage with...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Thanks DCC. Dirt bikes are the minority in...

Thanks DCC. Dirt bikes are the minority in Africa. During my trip I did only meet a handful of bikers in 16 days and 7.500km. More common are 4x4's in remote areas. Most people can't afford their own...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
I am glad you enjoy the RR. Whiskey does help if...

I am glad you enjoy the RR. Whiskey does help if you want to solve the problems of the world :evil.
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Thanks Woodly. Rather go sooner than later, it's...

Thanks Woodly. Rather go sooner than later, it's worth it to get out of your comfort zone every now and then.
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Thanks Gramp. Likewise I love to read ride...

Thanks Gramp. Likewise I love to read ride reports from your continent.
I am afraid my riding is not that great. I am a bike rookie after all and usually fall off my bike at least once a day :wink:...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Thanks TM. South Africa & Namibia is a lot better...

Thanks TM. South Africa & Namibia is a lot better than any ride report can capture. If you like the rural areas ...:rayof
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 14 Tsauchab Seeheim (520km) Please follow...

Day 14 Tsauchab Seeheim (520km)
Please follow the green line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day14.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 13 Windhoek Tsauchab River Camp (420km) ...

Day 13 Windhoek Tsauchab River Camp (420km)
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day13.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 12 Uis Windhoek (500km) Please follow the...

Day 12 Uis Windhoek (500km)
Please follow the green line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day12.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 11 Granitkop – Uis (280km) ...

Day 11 Granitkop – Uis (280km)
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day11.jpg
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In the early...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 10 Ruacana Granitkop Campsite before...

Day 10 Ruacana Granitkop Campsite before Twyfelfontein (540km)
Please follow the green line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day10.jpg
This morning I am on my bike quite...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Thanks Ricochetrider. I have been lurking...

Thanks Ricochetrider.
I have been lurking around your site for years and enjoyed reading ride reports from other continents.
So I thought I will contribute as well.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,591
Posted By AfricanSun
Nice one Sidi :clap Thanks for sharing

Nice one Sidi :clap Thanks for sharing
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 9 Epupa Ruancana ( 400km ) Please follow...

Day 9 Epupa Ruancana ( 400km )
Please follow the green line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day9.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
In T-shirt and shorts but at least I had my...

In T-shirt and shorts but at least I had my riding boots on :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
In fact we have received our money back, two...

In fact we have received our money back, two month later and after endless mails and phone calls - not nice if you have to fight for your own money.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 8 Epupa Falls ( almost stationary ) ...

Day 8 Epupa Falls ( almost stationary )
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This morning I decided to stay one more day. I want to spend another...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 7 Ongongo Epupa Falls ( 360km ) Please...

Day 7 Ongongo Epupa Falls ( 360km )
Please follow the red line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day7map.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 6 Granitkop Campsite Ongongo Campsite (...

Day 6 Granitkop Campsite Ongongo Campsite ( 290km )
Please follow the red line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/P1030392.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 5 Swakop - Twyfelfontein ( 440km ) Please...

Day 5 Swakop - Twyfelfontein ( 440km )
Please follow the red line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/P1030403-1.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 4 Tsauchab Swakopmund ( 515km ) Please...

Day 4 Tsauchab Swakopmund ( 515km )
Please follow the red line.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/P1030391.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Now it is there again. Magic.

Now it is there again. Magic.
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Sorry guys. I have got no idea where my post of...

Sorry guys. I have got no idea where my post of the 1st day went ???
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 2 Springbok Aus ( 500km ) ...

Day 2 Springbok Aus ( 500km )
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day3.jpg
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When I climbed...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 01:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
Day 1 Cape Town Springbok ( 700km ) ...

Day 1 Cape Town Springbok ( 700km )
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k631/harrybrehm/day1.jpg
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I was...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,554
Posted By AfricanSun
The rookie(s) are heading north ... the rewards are endless

First I would like to introduce myself to the ADV forum.
I am Harry, a German expat living in South Africa for the last 16 years. My wife Claudi and I went for a 3 month holiday to Cape Town in 94...
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