AMW Trip Reports
Namibia to Tanzania ~ R100 GS/PD

Who Mike Dano ~ email
Professionmanager
Born 1966Nationality dutch
Previous travel experienceeurope, africa, middle east, asia
Previous bike travelsa lot in europe
This tripnamibia to tanzania
Departure dateApril 2003
Number in group2 on one bike
Trip duration3 months
Distance coveredabout 14.000 k
Cost of trip (not incl. bike)don't wanna know
Best dayevery day
Worst/ hardest daylast road to borderpost mozambique-tanzania. Got stuck with empty battery
Favourite placetanzania
Biggest headachehow to fix the problem of empty battery in the middle of nowhere
Biggest mistake-
Most pleasant surprisethe way the bike handled
Any illnessme nothing, girlfriend malaria, bilharzia
Other trips plannedyep, but don't know when
One travel tipforget about what you leave behind, just go
Bike Modelr100 gspd
Age/ mileage on departure1989/169.000 k
Modificationstoo much to mention
Mods you wish you'd donenone
Type of baggageconti tkc
Tyres usedonly one, at the end of the trip
Number of punctures-
Bike's weak pointheavy for real off road
Bike's strong pointbest bike for two up
Bike problemsbroken brakecable, diodeplate, battery
Number of accidentsa lot, but none serious
Same bike again?yes
One biking tipprepare well