Author Topic: Victoria West trip  (Read 896 times)

April 19, 2015, 10:17:48 PM
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berndp

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We recently went to a wedding in Victoria West (from Brackenfell).

The straight and wide road would have been 1100km return, all tar.
That's not for me - too boring.

So we took the winding narrow road - 2200km, see attached.
I estimate 1500 km gravel, mostly ok.

Day 1:
Brackenfell, Wellington, Ceres, past Inverdoorn, near Sutherland via Oubergpas. (Oubergpas was fun)

Day 2:
Sutherland, (wet)back roads to Fraserburg, (wetter) back roads to Loxton(Lots of rain) - drift +/- 300mm deep, tar to Victoria West.

After wedding, Day 3:
Victoria West, Huthcingson, drift +/- 350 - 400 deep near Windfarm @ 3Sisters, 3Sisters, Nelspoort, Rietbron, Prince Albert, Swartbergpas, Seweweekspoort.

After 2 nights, Day 4:
Seweweekspoort, Ladismith, Gysmanshoekpas, Heidelberg, Malgas (pont), Bredasdorp, Struisbaai.

Day 5:
Struisbaai, +/- Baardskeerdersbos, Stanford, Hermanus, Kleinmond, Brackenfell.

No car/tire trouble.
A bit of overheating in Oubergpas, but that's due to going up in 1st gear low range, with AC on.
Average fuel consumption: 9.8 km/ltr

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Subaru Forester 2005 2.5 Xsel
Always looking for a tar free "road"
Brackenfell, W'Cape

April 20, 2015, 08:07:44 AM
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Stev0

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Lekke lekke.

gooi some piekters :D
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April 27, 2015, 05:00:34 PM
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berndp

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You can find some piekters and virios here.
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jkfn55hrg2guoal/AAAVgZ5hjkl5gEWfENaeOHrWa?dl=0

Video quality is not good, but I used my old S2mini mobile phone as dashcam, and did not always have the correct settings, and the light was bad mosty.
Subaru Forester 2005 2.5 Xsel
Always looking for a tar free "road"
Brackenfell, W'Cape