Joburg to Durban Run

24, 25 & 26th September 2004

We met at Vaal Star Stop (Villiers) for breakfast, departing 9.30am. Riding under clear skies on the N3 we stopped for petrol at Monte Vista Star Stop (Harrismith), Estcourt Ultra City, where it became cloudy, and on to Cato One Stop. After Mariannhill we took the N2 highway heading north, turning off at Umdloti and then to the La Mercy Beach Hotel, where we were be met by the most welcoming people on the East Coast, Ronnie Govender, Annie, Frazana, Evon, Sunil and the La Mercy Beach Hotel staff.


Welcome drinks compliments of Jack Tar Rum and Pilsner Urquell on our arrival at La Mercy Beach Hotel.


Drawing cards at the start of our Redline Poker Run.

Note the Bavarian Motorcycles bike in the foreground and the La Mercy sign in the background.


Second stop of Poker Run was at the Umdloti beach


Last stop of Poker Run was on Wilson's Wharf


Our two test vehicles, the grand Alfa Romeo 156 Sportwagon and the great BMW K1200GT at Umdloti beach


Surf's up at Umdloti, BMW style.


Thanks to all participants of our 10th annual Joburg to Durban Run, everyone at La Mercy Beach Hotel, Eric Groenewald  (Jack Tar Rum - E Snell), Seelan Moodley (Pilsner Urquell - SA Breweries), Grants Scotch Whiskey (Distel), Billy Osborne (musician), Alfa Romeo SA (156 Sportwagon) and Bavarian Motorcycles in Pretoria (BMW K1200RS) for making our Joburg to Durban Run such an enjoyable, fun experience. God willing, we will see you all again next year.


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