Morocco August 2016

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Morocco August 2016

Post by Duncan666 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:10 pm

A couple of pics from my recent trip to Morocco. A trip from Marrakech out to Merzouga and then back West across the Atlas Mountains.

Great support from Loc 2 Roues in Marrakech in terms of bike hire. http://www.loc2roues.com/

The bike was a Husky 650 Terra with MT21 tyres.
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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:06 am

Gotta get back there , but how hot was it in August ????

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by Duncan666 » Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:10 am

It was above 40 deg/c every day and at worst 48deg/c in the area around Foum Zguid. Carrying plenty of water was an issue. Only came across a couple of wells, and these were so dry the effort in hauling up the water was counter productive.

It did mean the trails were quiet, and i think in 2 weeks I saw no more than 10 adventure bikes.

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by videoman » Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:41 am

Great photos and too hot for me at this time of year but has been on my bucket list for the last fifteen years to go there, perhaps one day.

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by Mike54 » Tue Aug 16, 2016 9:18 am

videoman wrote:Great photos and too hot for me at this time of year but has been on my bucket list for the last fifteen years to go there, perhaps one day.
get it booked. with a "perhaps one day" attitude you will never go.

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by ollydog » Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:12 am

PHILinFRANCE wrote:Gotta get back there , but how hot was it in August ????
phil u took the words out of my mouth with the temps, must have been roasting in august

steve

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:05 am

I will be going back and been toying with the idea of a fly ride hol , are the bikes up to spec Duncan ?..... did you manage to get a deal for 2 weeks ? it roughtly works out at €600 a week for me but do know they like to barter

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by Mike54 » Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:42 am

I can sort you 2014 ktm 450 exc's, cracking hotel and dune riding/teaching/guiding if you want phil. its not expensive you just need to get yourself to merzouga. flight to marrakech and a hire car between 4 people is cheap as chips. can also sort longer guided trips over a few days through the desert

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by kito » Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:57 am

What sort of money are you talking for a trip like that Mike ? Per day ? Per week ?

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Re: Morocco August 2016

Post by Mike54 » Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:09 pm

It's per week Dave but it must be a group (min 4), can't do individuals. Drop me a PM if you want more info (thumbs)

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