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    Hi All,
    I am new on the forum. Looking for some tips on touring the country for 2-3 weeks.
    Anybody interested in joining or some advice of places to go to would be appreciated.
    Thanks
    Ras

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    Look at voetspoore on sabc 2 mondays have some nice idee where thy have been

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    Look up Moose, he is a touring fundi, as is AMZ
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ras Roodt View Post
    Hi All,
    I am new on the forum. Looking for some tips on touring the country for 2-3 weeks.
    Anybody interested in joining or some advice of places to go to would be appreciated.
    Thanks
    Ras
    If you are doing it outside the school holidays, pick a direction and go. For a time period of 2 - 3 weeks I's would roughly do the following.

    JHB to Lamberts Bay via Upington, Augrabies and Pofadder. Possible sleep overs at Kuruman/Kathu and most definitely Augrabies and Lamberts Bay
    Lamberts Bay to Cape Town area. Spend some time in the area.
    Cape Town to PE via the N2 coast or the R62. R62 more scenic and have Ronnie's Sex Shop. Sleep overs at spots you like.
    PE to JHB via Grahamstown, Fort Beaufort, Queenstown, Bloemfontein. Sleep overs where the feeling grabs you.

    Distance per day, anything between 200 and 700km depending on what you want to see, etc.

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    AMZ mentioned that you should spend some time in the Cape Town area.
    Absolutely!
    Cape Town and surrounds have some amazing rides. Google "Cape town mountain passes motorcycle" and you'll find some rides you really shouldn't miss out on.

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    Hi and Welcome to the TB Forum.

    Let us all know when where what and why about your trip (with pictures...)
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    Quote Originally Posted by b_lee View Post
    AMZ mentioned that you should spend some time in the Cape Town area.
    Absolutely!
    Cape Town and surrounds have some amazing rides. Google "Cape town mountain passes motorcycle" and you'll find some rides you really shouldn't miss out on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ras Roodt View Post
    Hi All,
    I am new on the forum. Looking for some tips on touring the country for 2-3 weeks.
    Anybody interested in joining or some advice of places to go to would be appreciated.
    Thanks
    Ras
    Only tip I have is get a camel back, best investment we ever made for long trips.


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    Quote Originally Posted by whiteraven View Post
    Only tip I have is get a camel back, best investment we ever made for long trips.
    A camel back is handy, but we prefer a small 6 pack cooler and stick stuff to drink and eat in there. Then we stop every hour or so for a few minutes to stretch legs, chat a bit, etc. Touring, for me means speed and time is unimportant, but it is all personal taste.

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