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2017 URAL Adventure Ride

2017 URAL Adventure Ride

Greg 10/10/2017 4
 2017 URAL Adventure Ride Just got back from an amazing three-day ride on my URAL CT sidecar. What an amazing machine it is, every time I get on it, it just gets better. The ride was organized by Ural Australia and included a bit of on-road and a bit...
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Vic Falls to Cape Town - Day 14

Vic Falls to Cape Town - Day 14

Greg 05/10/2017 0
 Day 13 Arniston to Hermanus.  Took off for Point Agulice, the southern most tip of Africa.  Nice ride and some great snaps.  Beautiful Cape Dutch homes along the way.  Whale watching and shark dive for some today.  I opted out, plenty of whales at h...
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Vic Falls to Cape Town - Day 12

Vic Falls to Cape Town - Day 12

Greg 05/10/2017 0
 Day 12 Gondwana to Arniston.  Road some amazing dirt roads today, high speed, sweepers. Stopped off  at “Ronnies sex shop” for lunch.  Iconic place, story is it was called “Ronnies General store”.  Nobody stopped and he was going under, got the shit...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 11

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 11

Greg 11/09/2017 0
 Day 11 Knysna to Gondwana.  Really nice ride through beautiful country.  Gondawana resort is outstanding.  Superb lunch followed by a game drive and sundowners on a ridge.  Our driver followed the “Fuk-R-we-bird” for a while, I was just so relaxed a...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 9 & 10

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 9 & 10

Greg 28/08/2017 0
 Day 9 & 10  Addo to Knysna.  As a side note, I am posting this from my hotel room in Hong Kong on my way to our China factory to discuss a new product.  Coincidently my flight out of Sydney was delayed to give typhoon Pakhar time to pass through Hon...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 8

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 8

Greg 21/08/2017 0
 Day 8 Hogs Back to Addo.  Another day of great off roading.  Beautiful sweeping roads, little traffic and a good variety of surfaces.  Last 30kms where technical 1st and 2nd gear rocky stuff, made all the more interesting by on coming rally cars tak...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 7

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 7

Greg 14/08/2017 0
 Day 7 Tiffendall to Hogs Back.   Toast and tea for breakfast to settle the stomach, looking forward to the days ride, although the plunge down the hill could be a little worrying because of the steep sections.  Actually had a great ride down.  Steep...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 6

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 6

Greg 25/07/2017 0
 Day 6 Himeville to Tinfendal.  Another brilliant day ride.   They say bad things come in threes.  One…nearly hit a duiker (small antelope) on the road then some idiot in a lorry decides to overtake another lorry at the bottom of the hill.  I pulled ...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 5

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 5

Greg 25/07/2017 0
 Day 5 Lesotho to Himeville.  This has been the BEST day riding I have ever had.  The mornings ride before the fuel stop was superb, up and down dale, beautiful cambered corners and just breath taking scenery.  Fuel stop involved buying fuel from roa...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 4

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 4

Greg 07/07/2017 0
 Day 4 Pretoria to Katsi Dam (Lesotho).   I missed the turn after morning fuel up.  Followed what I thought was a couple of our guys and when I got closer noticed they had panniers!!!  Zoomed out on the GPS, found the track, cut across and joined the...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 3

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 3

Greg 07/07/2017 0
 Day 3 Limpopo to Pretoria.  Border crossing on both sides went smoothly, again great natured immigration officers.  Shortly after the border we stopped at the turn off to “the little patch of sand”.  I do not like riding sand on big bikes, so I chos...
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Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 2

Vic Falls To Cape Town - Day 2

Greg 04/07/2017 0
  Day 2 Nata to Limpopo.  Straight tar road but interesting country side and so different to what we experience here in Australia.  Incredibly bad drivers you MUST remain vigil at ALL times.  Strangely enough there were loads of speed traps.  God onl...
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Vic Falls to Cape Town - Day 1

Vic Falls to Cape Town - Day 1

Greg 03/07/2017 0
 Day 1 Vic falls to Nata.  After a small stretch of tar our first bit of dirt.  Dusty and rocky but easy going.  We were stopped at one point because elephant up ahead had winded us and were getting a little agitated because they couldn’t work out wh...
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Vic Falls to Cape Town - Start

Vic Falls to Cape Town - Start

Greg 27/06/2017 1
 This is our second trip with Motoaventures.  Our hosts Su and John really know how to lay on a fantastic  trip.  Our first trip in 2010 took us from the Zambian side of  Victoria Falls, through Namibia, into South Africa and ended in Cape Town.  Fiv...
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Two Finger Levers

Two Finger Levers

Greg 09/06/2017 0
 We are very proud that Miles Davis has chosen to use our two finger levers on his BMW R1200GS Rallye.  The levers are designed and manufactured in Cape Town, South Africa by a fanatical offroad adventure rider.  They are the first levers I have used...
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China Fair April 2017

China Fair April 2017

Greg 16/04/2017 0
 What’s Greg up to now?  I’m on my annual pilgrimage to China to checkout what’s new in the motorcycle world.  Thisreally is a seething mass of coughing and spluttering humanity.  There are people from every corner of the globe here.If you’ve got to ...
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Compass Expeditions Reunion Ride

Compass Expeditions Reunion Ride

admin 04/04/2017 1
 As one of the sponsors of the Compass Expeditions Reunion Ride we put up one of our Bikerz Chairs as a prize in the photo competition.  That’s the winning photo, what a great shot AND can you believe it…taken with a phone.  Yes, that’s Daryl Groves ...
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2017 International Festival Of Speed

2017 International Festival Of Speed

admin 04/04/2017 0
 I’ve just come back from the International Festival Of Speed at Eastern Creek in Sydney.  If you like vintage bikes and vintage bike racing this is a must see.  The collection of MV’s, Laverda’s, Guzzi’s, old Brit bikes and so on, was something to b...
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