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HendiKaf 18 Nov 2011 18:55

West Coast Africa
 
I am now on my RTW doing my South America leg but next will be Africa and I was wondering if you guys had any recent experience on the best route for off road riding as it will be certainly what I will looking for . I am changing bike for the west coast and will have a light dual sport DRZ or DR650 at most.

Thanks

Hendi

PS I am french if that make any difference for the visa.

Austin 18 Nov 2011 19:04

Try Wild dog Adventure riding forum for South African advice. I have just registered there to plan my trip and have had a good welcome.

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HendiKaf 18 Nov 2011 21:42

Africa
 
I just registered ,

Thanks

HendiKaf 19 Nov 2011 21:02

Africa
 
I may sell it after brasil or I will ship it back home , don't know yet , and I have no clue about paper work to be done for next owner , I could even drive it back to Colombia going from Belem to Manaus by boat and then venezuella and Colombia (this seems fun to me)

noel di pietro 20 Nov 2011 08:39

west africa
 
Hi Hendi,

I have placed some footage on You tube. It is with a landcruiser but we were accompanied by motorcycles at times. If you stick tot the main roads in central west africa, (south Gabon, Congos', Cabinda) you will be doing all the off roading you want. We had to take luggage from the motocyclist in the Cruiser because it was to much mud and pools and to heavy for a long day driving.

Look in You Tube for "crossing africa" and "Noel" and you will find 10 x 10min clips covering the whole trip from NL to RSA via west coast and back again via east coast.

cheers and bon voyage,
Noel

HendiKaf 21 Nov 2011 22:40

west Africa
 
Love the video , just like drugs to an addic


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