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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By Carnivore
How to spend a birthday…

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Well, I am about due for another ride report… have been keeping a low profile for a while. So, here is a short...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,350
Posted By Carnivore
How to spend a birthday…

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Well, I am about due for another ride report… have been keeping a low profile for a while. So, here is a short...
Forum: Americas 11-07-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Carnivore
Go Chinese?

Thank you for this info, AG. I have suggested to Jock that he register on the Forum himself, which will make things a whole lot easier.

Regarding Chinese bikes... 1niteowl posted a fantastic Ride...
Forum: Americas 11-07-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Carnivore
Buenos Aires - bikes for sale..!

Yup, that is certainly a good plan...

Please, folks, your input is welcomed and appreciated.

(Just don't post after too much :freaky ...! :D )
Forum: Americas 11-07-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Carnivore
South America for 3 months...

Dear All,

Wish it wuz me... but alas! 'tis my Buddy who is planning to ride with 2 or 3 others to and through South America early in 2011.

His immediate question is this:

What bike?
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-13-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,670
Posted By Carnivore
:D Hullo Gents, Yup, the tool box is a...

:D Hullo Gents,

Yup, the tool box is a rectangular aluminium tube, from a defunct Hewlett Packard plotter stand. I panelbeated a coverplate for the angled end, and took a bit more care on the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-21-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
Posted By Carnivore
South Africa - Some dirt, some tar..!

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,670
Posted By Carnivore
Thank you! We certainly have some lovely...

Thank you! We certainly have some lovely countryside here!



At 3000 rpm, the stator has 1.5 amperes surplus, with absolutely everything on, including heated grips. :thumb

I first ran down...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,670
Posted By Carnivore
South Africa - East Cape Bash and Beyond. part 2

Sunday morning dawned… a beautiful, sunny, crisp morning full of promise and many kilometers to come. I fell within 5m of my parking spot, as the clay claimed another unwary victim. Having said my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,670
Posted By Carnivore
South Africa - East Cape Bash and Beyond.

Riding alone can be very rewarding.
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Hi all you fellow riders across the pond, and elsewhere –...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By Carnivore
Hey Edgy... you lurking ober here on the west...

Hey Edgy... you lurking ober here on the west side of the Pond too!!!Nice pictures, mate. That was a MOST enjoyable event!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-31-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Hello again from South Africa

Well, my friend-whom-I-have-never-met... well done. You are ... what can I say? A legend?

Thanks for the ride... and all the best for the next leg across the water.

I still got 8 years on my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-16-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,532
Posted By Carnivore
Hey .. fancy meating you here!

Hey guys, nice to see you lifting your heads out of the trenches!

Thanks all for the kind comments. We would love to have you MerryCans come over to the wild side and visit our fantastic country....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Gonna take some time..!

... to read his next submission to the forum! Hey Allan, we in RSA got a long weekend next week - give me something to read, after the scooter has been put to bed..!!:D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2008, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Allan is still OK...

.... at least that was the status quo on Thu 2008/05/15 04:53 PM GMT+2

Got an email from Ronnie Borrageiro (who rode with Allan into Dar es Salaam) who said:

"Howzit Rob,

Just spoke to him...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-11-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,532
Posted By Carnivore
South Africa - Loxton Sutherland Tour May 2008 - part 2

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-11-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,532
Posted By Carnivore
South Africa - Loxton Sutherland Tour May 2008

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-14-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
:thumb Alln, I am sure that your tenacity...

:thumb

Alln, I am sure that your tenacity and purposefulness are inspiring many people around the planet - no only motorcyclists! Keep it up, and may you be protected and inspired every inch of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-26-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Hello again from South Africa

Hullo Alan,

Well done! You have travelled well and endured much. Thanks for the ride alongside thru' the words and pictures.

Were the GPS tracks of any use to you? (The long connected set..)...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-07-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,562
Posted By Carnivore
LESOTHO, Me and a New Buddy - part 2

PART 2
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-07-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,857
Posted By Carnivore
LESOTHO, Me, and a New Buddy

LESOTHO, Me, and a New Buddy
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-16-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Like the man said... Alan's bike is in Dar es...

Like the man said... Alan's bike is in Dar es Salaam... but Allan is in Zanzibar, the Spice Island. He surely needs a break after riding that far, and Zanzibar probably has no connectivity. Let's be...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-25-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Hooray!

Hah! Great stuff.. the man is back! Greetings and welcome. This is great stuff and of course just so NICE to read, being on our doorstep, so to speak. Words are superfluous here, Allan.... all the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-20-2008, 03:06 AM
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Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
COME ON ALLAN! Find an internet connection and...

COME ON ALLAN! Find an internet connection and talk to us!!!

Really looking forward to an account of your experiences after Whindhoek.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-19-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Where is he - he is OK!

I am relieved - he is OK and on his travels again. Here is the email received from Ngepi Camp in Caprivi.

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-18-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Eh? Where is he?

Yes indeed, it is a bit of a concern. I last communictated with AK when he was in Windhoek, sorting out Doc, and having returned from Etosha Pan. He was on his way to Kaokoland, which is a deserted...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-29-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carnivore
Hullo CVB sorry man, I have not been able to do...

Hullo CVB
sorry man, I have not been able to do more than make a KML Google Earth file. I can send it to you. You could then follow the tracks that I have managed to draw, and the gaps you can fill...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-29-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 48,264
Posted By Carnivore
Bumpy Dog...

Hello All,

Well, yes..! An author of a RR really does get a good feeling if the RR is appreciated. That's true.
It also means that the places and people have struck a chord, giving birth to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-28-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carnivore
adrenalin-junkie Hi there... Eish! I can't...

adrenalin-junkie Hi there... Eish! I can't remeber except vaguely... you do remember me as being old and losing my mind, perhaps? Not far off the truth! He he he:norton

Ja, we really did have a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-28-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carnivore
Worldrider - thanks mate, for the positive...

Worldrider - thanks mate, for the positive comments. Regarding the fuel, I placed it very carefully: out of the morning sun that was to come, out of sight, carefully noted against odometer, and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-28-2007, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,971
Views: 517,824
Posted By Carnivore
Hi Allan, Yes, yes, yes. this is good....

Hi Allan,

Yes, yes, yes. this is good. Great to have you in our neck of the woods. (We South Africans sort of like to think we kinda have a share in Namibia...!)
Keep it up.. this is a great...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-26-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carnivore
Hello h8chains, Thank you... Burbank...

Hello h8chains,

Thank you... Burbank certainly is quite far from us! About as far as you could get in the USofA, except perhaps Anchorage! Or Hawai! But I'll tell you what... instead of planning...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-26-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carnivore
Well, a big thank you to all who commented. It's...

Well, a big thank you to all who commented. It's good to know that others appreciate the journey too. I posted this RR on this site, rather than our local (http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php)...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-16-2007, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,903
Posted By Carnivore
Question Your GPS

1NiteOwl... a quick Q... is that a GPSIII+ or a V...?
My good friend gave me a GPSIII+ and I am scrounging for tips and methods of making maps with sufficient detail to do the job, but still within...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-16-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,903
Posted By Carnivore
Thanks NiteOwl, for the information, and also foe...

Thanks NiteOwl, for the information, and also foe a VERY nice report. I can "feel" the adventure beginning in my core.... you did a good job of stirring it up!

I think I want to go up Sani, and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-12-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,903
Posted By Carnivore
When Will It Happen?

Hullo Owl,

do you know when this tarring process is due to take place? I have not "done" Sani yet... I must before it's too late!

Nice report, thank you.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-12-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,465
Posted By Carnivore
... been quiet here for a while..! Aurel, how are...

... been quiet here for a while..! Aurel, how are your plans coming along?

Check out my ride report here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=281156&goto=newpost)... you will have to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 11-10-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,111
Posted By Carnivore
Yup yup yup yup.... very good stuff! Email sent...

Yup yup yup yup.... very good stuff! Email sent ... thank you very much.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-10-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carnivore
Hi there Mike, Hudson Valley...! Near Newburg? I...

Hi there Mike, Hudson Valley...! Near Newburg? I was there last February, when you had 26" of snow (if I remember correctly) and at that time it was white and bleak. But thinking back... when that is...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-10-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,748
Posted By Carnivore
Well, Chaps and Chapettes, thank you all for your...

Well, Chaps and Chapettes, thank you all for your kind comments. I hope maybe at aleast ONE person is inspired to visit our beautiful country through this RR.

I refueled and the final consumption...
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