Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

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Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by dual » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:16 am

Day ride to L’Agulhas, Southernmost tip on African continent Farm stall and some road food, biltong, dried beef Salmonsdam gravel road It’s green but we are going through a dry season, water restrictions in Western Cape Our national bird, Blue crane Kleinriver mountains in back Sandy's Glen and a geocache Heavy trailer for the bike Water flowing Elim Wolvengat or Viljoenshof, one of the last places reachable by gravel only The Southernmost wine farm on African continent Tar to gravel Container ship passing southernmost tip of Africa Suiderstrand and two geocaches Meisho Maru no 38, ran aground 16 Nov 1982 Southernmost point on African continent Southernmost lighthouse Struisbaai church Bredasdorp Napier Sandy's Glen Last view back on gravel 280 km of fun

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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by bodderboy » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:23 am

Brilliant ride report illustrated with brilliant pictures. (thumbs)

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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by boboneleg » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:32 am

Great stuff, I love the description of 'home built' :)
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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by chunky butt » Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:50 am

Excellent, really enjoyed that, great photos (thumbs)

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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by SteveW » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:24 am

Great stuff.
I've got a partly formed plan to fly out to SA and rent a bike and take a trip to Rorkes Drift.
May be next year.

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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by WillS » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:25 am

Great photos, looks a nice part of the world. Great trip. (thumbs)

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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by daveuprite » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:38 am

Very good post. Just the kind of thing the forum should be for.

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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by coolbananas » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:09 am

I'm coming over in September, for about 3 months and have decided to include your route plan to my Itinerary. Thanks for you ride report. (thumbs)

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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by V2orV4 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:34 pm

Thanks dual for another great report and photos! I have sent you a PM for a bit of advice please.
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Re: Day ride to Southernmost tip of Africa

Post by noodles » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:45 pm

Fantastic pics of a fantastic country ... been twice and its amazing, tried to talk my wife into going but she is worried thanks to the negative stuff you see and hear about but I loved it (thumbs)
Looks like that is an awsome route :)

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