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Kruger Park Crocodile to Limpopo Challenge Aug 2014

Kruger Park Crocodile to Limpopo Challenge Aug 2014     Day 1. – Fourways to Barberton   As it turns out, this was a really great ...

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Shorter Bars for the KLR 650 – Jim Morris

Shorter Bars for the KLR 650 – Jim Morris One of the real benefits of urban biking is the speed with which you ...

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Pictures – Magalies Via Rail Tracks

Pictures – Magalies Via Rail Tracks

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Volcano Run Sep 2013

Volcano Run Sep 2013 Jim wrote: The “Volcano Run” is a 7 day hardcore motorcycle adventure traversing the track ...

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Preparation and Maintenance of your Adventure Bike

Preparation and Maintenance of your Adventure Bike PREAMBLE: A client gave me his Suzuki DRZ400 with instructions to check out all chassis ...

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Volcano Run 2011

Volcano Run 2011 Sean (AKA Stevie)  Wrote:   Well here goes, Jimbo's HARDCORE Volcano run - Mount Bruckaros Namibia. To ...

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Champagne & Caviar Breakfast Run July 2013

Champagne & Caviar Breakfast Run July 2013 Although smack bang in the middle of winter, the weather trated us to a ...

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Molopo Border Run 14 – 17 May 2013

Molopo Border Run 14 – 17 May 2013 MOLOPO BORDER RUN.  Fri 14th to Mon 17th June 2013. RIDE REPORT.   Jim Morris  Gerhard Pretorius Johan ...

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Kruger Fence – The Limpopo Challenge – May 2013

Kruger Fence – The Limpopo Challenge – May 2013 Mike Wrote We were all to meet at Jim’s place by 07:30 for coffee and ...

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Nicky Olckers – SoLo Trippin’ Botswana and Namibia on my Dakar…

Nicky Olckers – SoLo Trippin’ Botswana and Namibia on my Dakar… Check out Nicky's Blog http://www.nicoleneolckers.blogspot.com/p/work.html Part....Final...spoor, dirt tracks, passes and a shocking suspension..... The plan was ...

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Kruger Park Crocodile to Limpopo Challenge Aug 2014

Kruger Park Crocodile to Limpopo Challenge Aug 2014

    Day 1. – Fourways to Barberton   As it turns out, this was a really great trip with some challenging riding lying ahead of us. In December 2012, there were floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Limpopo province / Kruger park, that damaged many riverbeds, streams, roads and jeep tracks which prevented us from ...

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12 Feb Posted by in Maintenance | 1 comment

Shorter Bars for the KLR 650 – Jim Morris

Shorter Bars for the KLR 650 – Jim Morris

One of the real benefits of urban biking is the speed with which you can ride through traffic, both on the freeways, and particularly on the arteries and streets.  After becoming familiar with my 2009 KLR I soon came to the conclusion that the handle bars were unnecessarily long (wide) for efficient use in traffic.  ...

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24 Dec Posted by in Day Trips | Comments

Pictures – Magalies Via Rail Tracks

Pictures – Magalies Via Rail Tracks

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Volcano Run Sep 2013

Volcano Run Sep 2013

Jim wrote: The “Volcano Run” is a 7 day hardcore motorcycle adventure traversing the track along the Botswana border with South Africa from the Ramatlabama / Miga border post via Bray and van Zyls Rest to the Namibian border post at Rietfontein.  Thereafter in a general north / westerly direction to Mount Brukkaros (an extinct ...

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27 Aug Posted by in Maintenance | 1 comment

Preparation and Maintenance of your Adventure Bike

Preparation and Maintenance of your Adventure Bike

PREAMBLE: A client gave me his Suzuki DRZ400 with instructions to check out all chassis systems, and prepare it for a series of long adventure rides.  Note: I had checked out the engines and carburetor not too long ago, and he was happy with those.  Now I am using this bike as an example as ...

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Volcano Run 2011

Volcano Run 2011

Sean (AKA Stevie)  Wrote:   Well here goes, Jimbo’s HARDCORE Volcano run – Mount Bruckaros Namibia. To avoid too much confusion a few points must be clarified about strange names and even stranger spelling. In the prelude to the run, Jimbo had in normal understated fashion put together a very good set of rally notes ...

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31 Jul Posted by in Day Trips | Comments

Champagne & Caviar Breakfast Run July 2013

Champagne & Caviar Breakfast Run July 2013

Although smack bang in the middle of winter, the weather trated us to a wonderful warm last Sunday of the month. It was a good turn-out and as usual we enjoyed some adventure chat together with coffee and rusks. This is a pillion friendly ride, giving an opportunity for spouses, friends and  children to join ...

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Molopo Border Run 14 – 17 May 2013

Molopo Border Run 14 – 17 May 2013

MOLOPO BORDER RUN.  Fri 14th to Mon 17th June 2013. RIDE REPORT.   Jim Morris  Gerhard Pretorius Johan van Niekerk   Jim Wrote:   The starting point for this ride is either: Fourways at 06h00 (when days are short) or The Crossing Center, Mafikeng at 11h00.  Both starting points were utilized on this occasion because of ...

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Kruger Fence – The Limpopo Challenge – May 2013

Kruger Fence – The Limpopo Challenge – May 2013

Mike Wrote We were all to meet at Jim’s place by 07:30 for coffee and briefing and scheduled to depart by 08:00. On top of the world and very excited I stopped and filled up a few Kms from Jim’s. Hit the start button, engine turned one much laboured revolution and dash lights  switched off ...

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Nicky Olckers – SoLo Trippin’ Botswana and Namibia on my Dakar…

Nicky Olckers – SoLo Trippin’ Botswana and Namibia on my Dakar…

Check out Nicky’s Blog http://www.nicoleneolckers.blogspot.com/p/work.html Part….Final…spoor, dirt tracks, passes and a shocking suspension….. The plan was to go see the desert elephants at Puros and the seals at Cape Cross. I had alot of gravel to cover. The first dirt to Sesfontein –a 150km in clude the Joubert Pass. Long stretches of corrugations, low water ...

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