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Old 17 Oct 2005
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Namsa,

Sounds good.

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Hi, my wife and I are planning a similar trip. What are your plans with the bike once you get to Cape Town? Ship it back to the UK, sell it in SA or continue on? Can you sell it in SA and what about the Carnet de Passage?

Just doing some leg work to see what my options are.
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My trip to CT willbe to return to SA for good so intend keeping the bike once there.

I have ask this question somewhere before but I would assume: On arriving in SA, declare that you are going to sell the bike, pay the duties etc. forward proof of paying duties etc to who ever you have carnet with. They then cancel insurance/return deposit.

This makes sense to me in that the carnet is a guarantee that you will not skip country without paying Duties. By proving that you ahev paid duties means you don't need the carnet anymore.

Namsa and anyone else keen on meeting up email me to make plans: charlesmayne at hotmail dot com
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I will probably be either shipping my bike back to the UK or onwards to New Zealand....depending on how I feel about the UK then.

Looks like there might be a few of us planning then. I am still in the early stages of the whole thing and writing down what i might need to do, then will decide on course of action.

I am keen to meet in London over a to discuss, don't have much to offer as of yet.
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I am planning to sell my bike in South Africa, but I am still researching all the facts regarding import duties etc. Will keep you posted as I find more out.

Bossies, dropped you a mail regarding meeting up for a and discussing our trip plans.
Others welcome, drop a mail at the mail address provided a bove.

Namsa.
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Hi Gespey/Nicko/Bossies

Howzit okes,
Awesome-seems like you can add another two SA guys on bikes heading south same timing.
Myself and my buddy are leaving march 2007. via morocco mauretania,niger,chad cameroun,congo angola namibia.finishing SA in june.Anyone know of any other"dry spells" in the Congo.? maybe in may?

Ripping it up with a glass half full on a couple of orange adventurous bikes.

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Hi,
I'm thinking of going the other way (well I come form a land down under so everthing is upside down, makes falling over easier).

So Jan 2007

SA, Nam, Zam, Zim, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda

... DR Congo, CAR (possibly .. or Sudan, Chad or .. )
Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Spain, France, UK - IOMTT -


UK HU meeting? - then return via Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal .. OZ.

Have to get the maps for Africa yet. But I'm doing some reading.

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Nicko

I might have a bigger tank for your DR650 if you like. You can reach me using - jakobth (at) simnet.is

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... looking into the London - CT trip starting about August-October next year on my DR650.
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