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Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Own my own biz. Burned 8 years learning how a...

Own my own biz. Burned 8 years learning how a company I worked for operated and then started my own biz doing the same thing. Busted my ass for 5 years working 12-15 hour days and saved saved...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Last thing.. I sent that mem card Leo so it...

Last thing.. I sent that mem card Leo so it should get to your place sometime soon. Just send that back when you have time and it will go to my forwarded mail address while we are gone. Thanks and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we got out of the caves and decided to go...

So we got out of the caves and decided to go explore a bit. We passed ostrich farms and made it up some peaks to nice views. Was nice being in the green countryside for a change and there was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Got up early the next morning and enjoyed a...

Got up early the next morning and enjoyed a couple cups of coffee before hitting the road.

We were pretty close to Oudtshoorn but we found out about another thing to go check out that sounded...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Found a few more pics of Leo from this stretch of...

Found a few more pics of Leo from this stretch of the trip:

On the way to Swartberg:

http://i1381.photobucket.com/albums/ah218/surfnnride/IMG_6897_zps015f35d5.jpg

Ran into this guy and hung...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
I had a nice variety of sleeping arrangements on...

I had a nice variety of sleeping arrangements on this trip didn't I? :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Still standing due to the ball rot/chafe but it...

Still standing due to the ball rot/chafe but it was finally starting to get better :lol3:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Heading up Swagert Pass from the beginning: ...

Heading up Swagert Pass from the beginning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlWMP2lOwDQ

View of the pass and Leo coming up:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efbIaQ27TQc&feature=youtu.be
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So the following morning I've stewed over what to...

So the following morning I've stewed over what to do. I came to the conclusion that my mom would not want me to cut the trip short as she was an adventurer herself who had been all over the world. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Switching to second photo hosting website as...

Switching to second photo hosting website as apparently the 1st one is overloaded.




Mile after mile after mile after mile. The scenery wasn't all that impressive. Just farmland and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we decided we better get after it since we had...

So we decided we better get after it since we had our bright and early wake call and we knew we had a LOOOOOONG day of pavement ahead of us to get to Bloemfontein. Leo had a friend from Africa...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we jam out of the Great Zimbabwe Ruins hoping...

So we jam out of the Great Zimbabwe Ruins hoping to make it to South Africa today.

We're blazing miles and before you know it we reach the border and it's another easy/quick crossing with no...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
HeyLeo, can you email me your new address and...

HeyLeo, can you email me your new address and I'll mail you a couple 16 GB sd cards so you can copy all the other pics I'm missing and mail them back to me with the label I'll include inside the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
I made a 2nd free account with photobucket in...

I made a 2nd free account with photobucket in case I max out again.
Or use one of the other free sites like flicker or shutterfly.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
I did have to have a little fun chasing monkies...

I did have to have a little fun chasing monkies while we were there!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsmtmcS8cNs
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
I don't bother re-sizing. I did that originally...

I don't bother re-sizing. I did that originally but it just made a lot more work. People will just have to scroll through more pages with bigger pics. Oh well!

Bring the pics Leo!:D
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we hop out of bed and get after our new...

So we hop out of bed and get after our new adventure early so we can go see what we want to see and be back on the road before it gets hot.

Stop #1.... Great Zimbabwe Ruins! :clap

The ruins...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Lol! I'm trying but we're only about 40% of the...

Lol! I'm trying but we're only about 40% of the way now so doubt that will happen. Leo can wrap up whatever I don't finish before we leave.

QUOTE=Johnnydarock;25038519]Come on!!! Finish this...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
I land in Perth Nov 22nd 2014 for a 6 month tour...

I land in Perth Nov 22nd 2014 for a 6 month tour of Aus in a campervan. Surfing, diving and just basically meeting and partying with as many cool/fun people as we can find. :D

Wish I could be...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 34,919
Posted By SurfnnRide
I had to do the same thing to see if I had my man...

I had to do the same thing to see if I had my man card and I entered the Baja 250 which TBH is brutal due to the 60 straight miles of MASSIVE SPACED out whoops that the trophy trucks make.

Met...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Looks like the pics are finally back up... :clap ...

Looks like the pics are finally back up... :clap

So now were crusing along in the middle of nowhere Zimbabwe and the rain starts coming down. Never was anything hard but a constant light drizzle...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Darn you Photobucket for ruining my fun! :D ...

Darn you Photobucket for ruining my fun! :D

Luckily we have been getting a lot of fun waves here in SoCal in the mean time to keep me occupied. Hurricane Marie has been dropping 10-12+ foot...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
WTH??? Is everyone else not seeing the pics now?...

WTH??? Is everyone else not seeing the pics now? I checked my photobucket acct and it's fine. But yet I can't see any of the pics?

An yone else having problems with photobucket? Came to do...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Wake up the next morning and off we go with the...

Wake up the next morning and off we go with the goal of making it to our next destination before nightfall.

First part of the day was a bit of pavement that took us through Bulawayo and we...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we're cruising through Zimbabwe without any...

So we're cruising through Zimbabwe without any plans so we figure we need to find something to do. After some research and asking some locals we found something cool to go check out and off we went....
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So we get back on the bikes and leave Victoria...

So we get back on the bikes and leave Victoria Falls as we head into Zimbabwe.

But..... there was something I had to handle first.:dllama


Filled out the paperwork and back on the bridge I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Now you're screwed:lol3 This place is...

Now you're screwed:lol3

This place is worse than crack cocaine in regards to addiction. You get to vicariously live out the adventures that the crazy/wacky/off the cuff kind of people do that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
So you're going to do the same route we did but...

So you're going to do the same route we did but just reversed. If you do get your trip together try to get more time than 40 days. I would have been much happier if we could have had 2 or 3x's the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Got to the border crossing into Zimbabwe and it...

Got to the border crossing into Zimbabwe and it was easy getting across. Still haven't had any problems crossing borders. I think those issues are more up in the Northern African countries.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Popped up the next morning ready to hit it...

Popped up the next morning ready to hit it because we were going alongside the Hwange National Park and we were told there is 20,000 elephants in this park :thumb so there was a good chance we might...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By SurfnnRide
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Quick update on the KTM dealer in Lusaka. I sent...

Quick update on the KTM dealer in Lusaka. I sent Ray Wilson this blog and he responded back with some updated pics of the KTM shop in Lusaka. If you ever need to get hold of him directly shoot an...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Day #12: Game on! So we get the VR from...

Day #12: Game on!

So we get the VR from South Africa and slap that puppy in and we're ready to roll. We pick up some replacement food and coffee since we're heading back out of civilization...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Found a video of Kalambo Falls (Zambia) that give...

Found a video of Kalambo Falls (Zambia) that give you a better idea of the drop...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbJ_jteI4I4&feature=youtu.be

Also some vids of some monkies in Zambia at the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Makes sense. Figured your new places was...

Makes sense. Figured your new places was probably out in the middle of nowhere. Looks nice and peaceful.

Kids liking being back home?
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Back to back post with only a smiley face Leo??? ...

Back to back post with only a smiley face Leo??? You're starting to look like the creepy stalker guy who stands in the corner saying nothing but documenting everything. :hide:lol3:hide:lol3 JUST...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,049
Posted By SurfnnRide
Oh man I have all sorts of places for you to go. ...

Oh man I have all sorts of places for you to go. We started at the most NW point of CR and followed the coast all the way down to the panama canal in Panama City. Crossed the mountains and came all...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
Also... A lot of Southern Africa is Christian. ...

Also... A lot of Southern Africa is Christian. Missionaries have been coming here for decades and their influence is out there.

North of the Equator you see more of a Muslim influence.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
My second response to you is this... You see...

My second response to you is this...

You see what we've done already on this trip and it's only the tip of the iceberg. Just wait and see how much other stuff we get ourselves into and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 37,531
Posted By SurfnnRide
I'm going to answer this from my perspective and...

I'm going to answer this from my perspective and hopefully that will answer your question.

For me it's been about seeing as much of the uncivilized/uncrowded world as possible. You can go to 70%...
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