94.7×7 Update – Day 2

Hi All
Africa is the great equaliser. After many expeditions on the Qhub I have been brought back down to earth with a bump.
Day one from Groot Marico to Lichtenburg left me sick, battered and bruised. One of the few days when I wanted to throw my bike in the ditch after only 50km.
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As it turned out I struggled on for another 38 km before getting to Lichtenburg on the worst dirt road in Africa. Full suspension guys would have battled..
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My full support team ( Maggie ) was waiting in the shade of a Karee outside the Lichtenburg Old Age Home.
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After hurling on to their pretty shubbery I lay on the pavement for half an hour. Finally got up and rolled the last couple of kays into the camp.
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Day two was now an enforced rest day of catching up with fluids in the 38 degree heat.
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Tomorrow will be an early start as they predict 39 degrees.
I have now NO PLAN, which is pretty much how Bianca and I do our little expeditions. No change from normal.
94.7 x 7 has been reduced to 94.7 x 6 at best.
Still lets get back on the bike and see what happens, can’t get worse!
Luv to all
And may the Qhubeka be with you.
Colin

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