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Old 6 Jun 2007
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South Africa - North Bound

Heading north from Joburg in S.A. I figure to leave mid/late August 07. Anyone going that way, drop a line. Im 49 going on 18, ride a 02/DR650. All the best Brian B
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I am but a couple months after you. I have a question through, from Europe it is best to leave at the end of summer to miss the rains and summer heat. however what about riding from Cape Town to europe via the west coast leaving in about March? What route are you taking?
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Sorry, but i want to be in nth/West Africa for the Dakar 08. As for the weather i have not sortted that out yet, im waiting on a reply from the man upstairs,LOL. In regards to route, thats open still. Ive done southern Africa and want to see it all eventually, just dont feel like getting shot at.
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North from South Africa to Europe

Hey Outthere, sounds wonderful. How about that, I am 58 also going on 18...and my R100 GS is proud of me.. Seriously I just did some riding in South Africa and Lesotho on a beemer rented from Capetown, but longing to get back there for an extended trip. I would either go all the way to Europe or do a circle through best of east and west Africa with Uganda my turning point, or if the mood hits me keep going for Europe. Would decide there I think. I have been to Uganda and it is cool.
I could maybe be persuaded to advance my trip a bit if you were looking at say a September departure instead of August...and ride with you at least half the way if not all the way...depending on what we could agree to on routes, etc. What say?
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South Africa - North Bound

We have travelled fro Uk in 4x4 down East side of Africa and are leaving Cape Town early August to travel back up west side. It would be interesting to contact anyone else traveling that way - most people seem to take anti-clockwise route!
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Hi Carol, make sure u get to see Fish River Canyon, Aus, Sossusulei(sand dunes) also take time to Aussicht camp, just nth,50ks?, from Sesfontein, great views and hospitallity and dont forget Opuwo. All the best on your travels, Brian.
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Hey ,

I am going on a mission trip to Zambia in May of 2008. I would like to rent bike and ride from JoBurg to Zambia thru Botswana, by Victoria falls, Ndola, Kiwe then on to the village of Zambezi. I would then ride back after a 10 day stay. Any Interest out there?

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