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Ready(ish) to go!

I am packed and sorted, ready to go and get some bread, and pass by Cape Town on the way.

Here's a few photos, if anyone is interested.


I packed my sack, and in it I put....
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The fully loaded kitten, in all her glory. Honda Uk have done a fantastic job, and replaced just about everything that could possibly go wrong. Shiny. It had just come back from Grantham Honda, who couldn't have been more generous or helpful to me. I'm setting off from their store on Friday morn, their tea lady has even promised to do me a fry up and a pack up before I go!

The panniers are for consumables such as water and food, as well as cheap unattractive items such as my flip flops and dirty socks.
The duffle has all my clothes and sleeping kit in, as well as med kit and washbag.
The tank bag has all my docs and other like well important shizzle in.
The back box has spares.
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A close up of the shortened seat, and the auxilliary tank that I've put on to up my range to 300 miles. Note very home made pannier brackets.
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Hope you have time to post up your pics and ride reports on your thread on the Travel Tales forum. I'll watch for updates!

Good luck! Safe Travels!

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Where have you packed the cat from the first pic?



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I think that is clear attempt by the cat to disguise itself as a piece of luggage!
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...well, most cats are fitted into the exhaust ! Sir, i applaud another Mad Brit sticking two-fingers up to the BMW Adv Brigade. Hat is most definitely doffed...
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Where have you packed the cat from the first pic?



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that was exactly my first thought too
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Bye bye Birdy.

I think there's a song in there somewhere!

Have a great trip.
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Something has startled the bear on the back of the trike !
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Good luck Birdy

Hope you have one fantastic trip

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Fantastic!!!

All the best Birdy! Please keep us updated so I can live vicariously thru you.
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Great set up...Who needs a £12,000 BMW !!!

I hope you have a fantastic trip. Your bound to make lots of friends and get a lot of attention turing up on that little beauty.

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onya champ!
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Look forward to follow your progress, best of luck, nah you won't need it.
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