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River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Planning a get together (GTG), trip or competition?

Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015

Postby offroadbiker » 20 Apr 2015 06:53

Ok my first trip we where 22 vehicles and all went well but lets first make it 25 vehicles and then put any further interested parties on the stand by list, as with any trips there is always a few cancellations as - life seem to just happen :surprised: :wink:

1 Offroadbiker
2 Pathmaker
3 Tinus
4 Oellie
5 Bogeyman
6 Michael
7 Richster
8 Peter C
9 Alex
10 Mcrite - Toyota Recovery vehicle :redface:
11 Johan Joubert
12 David Volschenk
13 Eddie Gouws
14 Juice
15 Tony
16 Gary Roberts
17 Chris Skinner
18 DavidT
19 Nissan KingCab
20 Arnosl001
21 CKaber
22 Gwalimba
23 JoshJ
24 johannes.dieterich
25 petrol

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1. Harry - maybe......
2. Overdrive
3. DMH
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015

Postby johannes.dieterich » 20 Apr 2015 07:10

Yeap. The line can be drawn just after my name...;-))
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015

Postby Pieter B » 20 Apr 2015 07:15

Is julle seker dis nie die volgende Groot Trek nie......
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015

Postby Nissan KingCab » 20 Apr 2015 08:45

Pieter B wrote:Is julle seker dis nie die volgende Groot Trek nie......


Ja, ek dink die voortrekkers het bietjie kort gestop! Sal bietjie verder moet gaan! :biggrin:
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Postby petrol » 20 Apr 2015 19:37

Please put my name on the list as-well Martin Koorts
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Postby Overdrive » 20 Apr 2015 19:38

I see there is one last place. If you will allow my 20 year old SGL I would like to join you. (RodC)
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015

Postby Alex Roux » 20 Apr 2015 21:41

Nissan KingCab wrote:
Pieter B wrote:Is julle seker dis nie die volgende Groot Trek nie......


Ja, ek dink die voortrekkers het bietjie kort gestop! Sal bietjie verder moet gaan! :biggrin:


They actually did try go a little further!
The March issue of SA 4x4 features an attempt to locate the grave of Lang Hans Van Rensburg, across the border on Moz's side of the Kruger.
He and his group of 50 odd trekkers got killed there in the mid-late 1830s.
They were last seen alive by fellow trekker Louis Trichardt's group. Lang Hans's group went further East with the intention to pioneer a trail to Delagoa Bay to sell ivory.

The spot where he and the rest of this group was buried was found and now will shortly become a trail route! (Transfrontier Park Destinations)
That of course is assuming Mozambique still allow us on their side....
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Postby DMH » 21 Apr 2015 08:20

Please put me on standby Dirk!

Dammit I should've signed up sooner.

I see there's a 170 km of 'dik sand' - would my 4.2D (non Turbo) GQ cope?

Also from Durbs, we're talking about a 1000km eh?
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Postby Alex Roux » 21 Apr 2015 08:44

DMH wrote:Please put me on standby Dirk!

Dammit I should've signed up sooner.

I see there's a 170 km of 'dik sand' - would my 4.2D (non Turbo) GQ cope?

Also from Durbs, we're talking about a 1000km eh?


Tej,
This is not due driving, so diesel is okay!
Tire pressure just needs to be flat enough. I am more likely to spin with too much torque in my V8.

It seems like this is going to become more of an epic national Patrol GTG, with a bit of rivertripping on the side!
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Re: River Trip 6-10 August 2015 AKA Die Groot Trek

Postby offroadbiker » 21 Apr 2015 09:02

Epic - !!!

Updating Community with that statement :woo:
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