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Old 06-04-2010, 08:39 PM   #136
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Excellent. I've been a lurker for some time now. After reading this EPIC RR I had to be a part of this society. Can't wait for more.
Nice 1st post! Welcome.

Great stuff MJ, just absolutely amazing and inspiring.
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that is greater than kindness~
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:19 PM   #137
Got the knack.
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Awesome RR!
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:23 PM   #138
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Wow, amazing story. Incredible riding, unbelievable scenery.

Wikipedia should link directly to this RR as the definition for "ADVENTURE".

Just wow, this is the stuff dreams are made of.
The older I get the more I realize how few people I actually need in my life.

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Old 06-04-2010, 09:46 PM   #139
Skin it back
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No. Words. Blown. Away.
Faster you fool!
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:48 PM   #140
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Big adventures. Big balls. Big pics. Big men...... these dudes.

I am but a little wuss amongst these fellow South Africans.

Epic stuff, guys.

Thanks for the effort on the RRs.
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:27 AM   #141
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There was nothing good about today however, nothing at all.


Of course there was, you made it.

Great writing as always.
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:38 AM   #142
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Very nice photo, bravo
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:12 AM   #143
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Another brilliant and inspiring thread.
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Old 06-05-2010, 02:30 AM   #144
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Eek Holeeeee ....... !

No wonder Lions and Effalumps don't skeer you guys!

Fantastic... again

Thanks for the pictures and words

"Enough Robert Pirsig-esque philosophizing. My bike didn’t need maintanenece and my Zen was around the next corner. Time to ride." Sly-on-2
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Old 06-05-2010, 03:09 AM   #145
In my castle
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Fantastic RR. Hoping to get to Africa in 2012 but on 'not-so-knarly' routes.
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Old 06-05-2010, 07:41 AM   #146
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Nice Pics.. Looks like a once in a life time ride, Good stuff.
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Old 06-05-2010, 09:11 AM   #147
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Hats off, you guys are effing nuts.
Yes, yes, YES!!! Sign me up (minus the 70km day...)

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Old 06-05-2010, 10:26 AM   #148
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Thanks MJ. Great report.
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Old 06-05-2010, 11:46 AM   #149
Is In Canada
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Yellowknife - New France New Scotland (Nova Scotia)
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:01 PM   #150
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This is a 5 star report!!!!
Google Earth GPS Howto (still a work in progress) use USGS TOPO Maps to layout trails.

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