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Would like to rent a bike in South Africa, Zimbabwe, April / May 2012

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We are looking to rent a bike in South Africa / Zimbabwe for 2 months from early April. We are also hoping to ride to Namibia and Botswana and will be camping whenever possible.

The costs from rental companies for this sort of period are prohibitive and so I was wondering if anyone had a suitable bike they would consider renting on a private basis?

Any information / suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks.
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Silver G-- The hubb won't let me PM you. Can you PM me with your email. I wanted to follow up with you on bikes in SA/Zim.

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Owner riders renting out their bikes

I did the Southafrica tour in May and it was fantastic! I rented a DR650 from a mechanic in Cape Town, he keeps it in great shape and only costs USD40 a day, or might even go lower for more days.
This is the bike: http://ridemyride.com/index.php/suzuki-dr650.html
There is also a KTM 990 near Cape Town for those who are looking for a bit more power on the same website. Just drop Tim an email to book it!
And don't miss the Baviaanskloof Pass once there!
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