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Buccaneer
17-04-2006, 12:25 PM
Quite a few of us heading for ET this coming weekend, to play on some proper roads. Idea is to stay at Summit Lodge in Graskop, but no bookings have been made yet. Subject, therefore, to change.

There will be several groups riding down:

Thursday 20th:
10:00
Blackie
Johnny

Friday 21st:
Bucc
Rookie

Saturday 22nd:
??:??
RiverRat

RETURN:

Saturday 22nd:
18:00
Blackie
Johnny

Sunday 23rd:
08:00 via Hazyview & breakfast in Sabie
Bucc


If you're keen to join us, please add your name to your chosen group, or start a new group if nothing suits.

blackie
17-04-2006, 04:50 PM
:lol: :lol: Thanx Bucc. Me and Johnny ready to roll :lol: :lol: :lol:

DaCat
17-04-2006, 04:52 PM
:lol: :lol: Thanx Bucc. Me and Johnny ready to roll :lol: :lol: :lol:

Which mothership are you taking? The Gold or the Silver? ;) :D

blackie
17-04-2006, 05:01 PM
:lol: :lol: Thanx Bucc. Me and Johnny ready to roll :lol: :lol: :lol:

Which mothership are you taking? The Gold or the Silver? ;) :DHi Ho Sliver will be back. I think they have to check gold ones clutch :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

Only joking. The said it will be ready Wednesday otherwise the golden one will go an visit the holy land :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin:

Arcticflipper
17-04-2006, 06:21 PM
Quite a few of us heading for ET this coming weekend, to play on some proper roads. Idea is to stay at Summit Lodge in Graskop, but no bookings have been made yet. Subject, therefore, to change.

There will be several groups riding down:

Thursday 20th:
10:00
Blackie
Johnny

Friday 21st:
Bucc
Rookie

LATE after 5pm
Arcticflipper - Stopping over in Sabie for the night.
Gunna??

Saturday 22nd:
??:??
RiverRat

RETURN:

Saturday 22nd:
18:00
Blackie
Johnny

Sunday 23rd:
08:00 via Hazyview & breakfast in Sabie
Bucc
Gunna


If you're keen to join us, please add your name to your chosen group, or start a new group if nothing suits.

Rookie
18-04-2006, 12:05 PM
They said it will be ready Wednesday otherwise the golden one will go an visit the holy land :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin:

ZX10...

Spares are in hand. They said it will be ready on Thursday.
Hou vir my duim vas 8)

Arcticflipper
18-04-2006, 01:00 PM
Duim!!!

BOUNCE
18-04-2006, 10:12 PM
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c370/ToBounce/Please.jpg

Rookie
18-04-2006, 10:14 PM
Cool :D :D :D :D

Ek sien jou dan in ET?

blackie
19-04-2006, 08:41 AM
Looks like Johnny is having Trouble at work. If he is not going to make it I will leave Friday with Bucc and Rookie. Will have conformation later 2day

Just confirmed. I am leaving with Bucc an Rookie Friday :evil: :evil: :evil:

Arcticflipper
19-04-2006, 03:11 PM
Quite a few of us heading for ET this coming weekend, to play on some proper roads. Idea is to stay at Summit Lodge in Graskop, but no bookings have been made yet. Subject, therefore, to change.

There will be several groups riding down:

Thursday 20th:
10:00
Blackie
Johnny

Friday 21st:
Bucc
Rookie

LATE after 1pm
Arcticflipper - Stopping over in Sabie for the night.
Gunna

Ja, ja ons is arm gatte ek weet - ten minste kos my verblyf my net R45.00 hehehe

Saturday 22nd:
??:??
RiverRat

RETURN:

Saturday 22nd:
18:00
Blackie
Johnny

Sunday 23rd:
08:00 via Hazyview & breakfast in Sabie
Bucc
Gunna - TBA


If you're keen to join us, please add your name to your chosen group, or start a new group if nothing suits.

blackie
19-04-2006, 03:23 PM
Quite a few of us heading for ET this coming weekend, to play on some proper roads. Idea is to stay at Summit Lodge in Graskop, but no bookings have been made yet. Subject, therefore, to change.

There will be several groups riding down:


Friday 21st:
Bucc
Rookie
Blackie
Mariaan
Johnny ?????

LATE after 1pm
Arcticflipper - Stopping over in Sabie for the night.
Gunna

Ja, ja ons is arm gatte ek weet - ten minste kos my verblyf my net R45.00 hehehe

Saturday 22nd:
??:??
RiverRat

RETURN:


Sunday 23rd:
08:00 via Hazyview & breakfast in Sabie
Bucc
Gunna - TBA
Blackie
Mariaan
Johnny ????

If you're keen to join us, please add your name to your chosen group, or start a new group if nothing suits

Buccaneer
20-04-2006, 06:56 PM
Last chance - Blackie, Mariaan, Rookie and I leaving tomorrow 5:30 for 6:00.

Rookie
20-04-2006, 10:17 PM
Friday 21st: 05:30
Bucc
Rookie
Blackie
Mariaan

Friday 21st: 13:00
Arcticflipper
Gunna

blackie
23-04-2006, 09:02 PM
Fook

What a trip

To the peeps . Wonderfull trip. Artic jy en bucc en Rot mag maar ry. 'ventertjie' girl jy maak dat ek weer n superbike sal koop..

to the peeps wo didn't do the trip. you all missed out big time :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin:

Rookie
23-04-2006, 09:26 PM
Ja-nee Boys... en girl

Dit was gr8!!! :D :D :D

Ek't 'n lekke trip gehad as 'n pillion :D :D :D

Thanks Blackie, Bucc, Artic, Riverrat, Mariaan (Ventertjie), Gunna and The Crow :D :D :D

Lekke gespeel en almal is veilig by die huis!!!!! :D :D :D

DaCat
23-04-2006, 09:34 PM
8) 8) 8) Sounds like you guys had a blast. Nice one guys 8) 8)

... so where are the pics? :evil: :evil: :evil:

Rookie
23-04-2006, 09:37 PM
8) 8) 8) Sounds like you guys had a blast. Nice one guys 8) 8)

... so where are the pics? :evil: :evil: :evil:




COMING SOON TO A PC NEAR YOU!!! :p :lol: :lol: :lol:

DaCat
23-04-2006, 10:45 PM
8) 8) 8) Sounds like you guys had a blast. Nice one guys 8) 8)

... so where are the pics? :evil: :evil: :evil:




COMING SOON TO A PC NEAR YOU!!! :p :lol: :lol: :lol:

The subscriber you have dialed is not available at present... please try again later :p :D :lol: :lol:

Riverrat
24-04-2006, 09:35 AM
Ya Nee!! DAMN it was good!! :) :) :D :D
Ventertjie!!!!!! for 4 months on a bike....... Jy wil nie uit daai skadu gly nie!! It was like a pack of cheetah chasing a gazelle with the Mothership and her remora floating around behind. I got 1380 klicks in 40 hours!! Amost all on twisties!!
and the weather was a treat too!!..Even washed my bike off just before I got home! ;)

Arcticflipper
24-04-2006, 11:52 AM
:D :D :D :D

Let this be a lesson for everyone - Everyone who went no matter how much or how little experience they had learnt something new, and pushed their boundaries a bit further over this weekend.

All in all such a well controlled and maintained trip!!!!!

I had such a great time, it was a real honour riding with the pro's over this weekend, with pro's I mean guys that could teach me so much more about riding and handeling the bike in a safe but exciting way.

Thanks a lot, I don't think this is a trip i will soon forget!!.

It's definitely worth your while joining in on one of these events, no matter what you ride or how little experience you have. Gunna went through with his 250cc, and he kept up with all the bigger bikes just fine!.

From his side - Also a great time and the twisties - man those twisties....

:D :D :D

Fook I couldn't get him to stopp shacking from excitement when we came back

:D :D

Now to the Masters - Bucc, Blackie, RiverRat - I have learned so much from you guys over this weekend. Thanks guys. It was absolutely incredible!

Ventertjie - :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
:thumbleft:

Rookie - :shock: :shock: :D
Shaaait man - you've got bigger balls than anyone ever thought. It was an honour having you as a pillion!

Thanks!

I can not wait to see some of those vid's and pic's, especially one sweeper - Riverrat ...... You were spot on for an awsome pic there....

Once again to all that was there - Respect and thanks for making this an unforgettable weekend!

ventertjie
24-04-2006, 11:59 AM
YIP.......dit was bef0k :D

Thanks guys for allowing da girl to ride with you - I had a blast!!!!!!

So when are we going again :) ?? Can't wait...........

Riverrat
24-04-2006, 10:08 PM
Ok, so after a $#i!load of resizing and filing, here's a few of the pics from my cam.
Unfortunately blokes like Bucc and Arctic Flipper don't feature in the action shots too much cause by the time I got my gloves off and the camera booted up, they'd already buzzed me and were over the horizon...HOOLIGANS!!

I only left on Friday night at 20h00 so had to contend with a fair bit of mist on the way down, but Buccs and Blackie kept the bar open till I got to Grasdop! :p
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2294.jpg
Saturday we (I) got up late and we hit the tarmac to Pilgrims for brekkie. A rather nice way to warm up the tyres and brakes I'd say. http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2295.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2298.jpg
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Then Rookie hitched a ride as my pillion up Robber's Pass and on to Ohrigstad. He looked a bit shocked when we arrived, and kinda fell over with this really red face!! :badgrin: :badgrin:
On we went to Strydom Tunnel for some photoshots (The cops were taking the photos!! :evil: :evil: )
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2304.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2305.jpg
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http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2312.jpg
and then we headed back along the Canyon to God's Window
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2316.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2317.jpg
and Graskop, and then pancakes lunch in Sabie.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2320.jpg
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http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2330.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2331.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2344.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2346.jpg

Riverrat
24-04-2006, 10:13 PM
So then Buccs get's this idea...Kaapsehoop....do off we go.... (With Gunna and Ventertjie bulleting off to Nelspruit and the Red Boeing hot in pursuit...for half an hour before I caught her at the casino... man Momma that woman can like to move!!!!)

Anyway somehow we get em all back together and waai down to Sudwala. Arctic and Rookie were bombed by then and they turned back. We went on up the Elands Valley and sweeps road to Kaapsehoop. That road was a bit uneven and blistered, but the ride was still worth it to see the wild horses just outside town.

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2352.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2351.jpg
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Back to Nelspruit, then Sabie for a doppie, and Summit Lodge for a moerse curry dinner and another late night of whatever.

Sunday we went down to Hazyview,
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2364.jpg
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2366.jpg
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http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2374.jpg

We then did the 42 to Sabie (the best 21 klicks was the only piece of wet road all weekend :evil: :evil: ) and then I had the ride of my life up Long Tom Pass to Lydenburg. I think by then everybody was absolutely buzzing...I had to keep checkig whether it was Buccs or Ventertjie or Arctic who was in my rear-view mirror!!
They kept taking turns at rattling me.
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2376.jpg
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After going over Steenkampsberg pass and onn to Stoffberg, I split from the great folks and headed west to work at 5 on Sunday.

What an AWESOME WEEKEND, and what an AWESOME BUNCH OF FOLKS to spend it with.

Buccaneer
24-04-2006, 10:20 PM
An utter jol. Best riding I have done in ages, and such great road partners!

Thanks for the wonderful pics - I will get mine and Blackie's up ASAP.

BOUNCE
24-04-2006, 10:52 PM
Damn . . . . i really missed out!!!!! :cry: :cry: :cry:

DaCat
24-04-2006, 11:10 PM
8) 8) 8) Stunning man, thanks for the pics. It really is a beautiful part of the world.

Looks like you hooligans had a blast 8) :badgrin: :badgrin: :badgrin:

... and my favourite... for obvious reasons ;) :p :lol: :lol:

http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2374.jpg

Buccaneer
25-04-2006, 08:52 PM
Some more pics from Blackie & me:

http://www.thinkbike.co.za/pics/gallery/et-playtime/

DaCat
25-04-2006, 10:16 PM
8) 8) 8) Lekker pics Bucc and Blackie. Thanks guys 8) 8)

Rookie
26-04-2006, 12:03 AM
Nice Pics :D

Especially the one where I got a "Bug" in the throat :lol: :lol: :lol:

BOUNCE
26-04-2006, 12:22 AM
Gunna doing a BULLET!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b2/RiverratSA/Summit%20Lodge/ADSCF2346.jpg

Gunna
02-05-2006, 04:31 PM
Bliksem... now I at least know where that funny sun burn came from!

hehe... that was a damned fine ride... get rookie to show you the vid from the front of me coming throught that corner :badgrin: