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Playing it safe!

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No one wants to get ill on holiday! The pandemic has been with us for almost two years. In the early days, travel was curtailed, we now have the opportunity to travel domestically and to certain international destinations. One still has to comply with various protocols when leaving South Africa.  It has been a rough period, people deserve to get …

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Get grip when you slip!

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When I started off-roading few vehicles had any form of traction control, and the technique of approaching an obstacle was somewhat different. One had to read the obstacle carefully and use a little more momentum. Then came the limited-slip rear differential, an intervention that allowed a certain amount of power to be transferred to a wheel that had traction when …

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Walking in the urban jungle

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My friends initially laughed when I turned up at a local coffee spot on the Braamfontein Spruit. We walked from the western side of Delta Park to the top section past some scenic dams and then cut back and walked up the river where we would have lunch. Around an 8 Km stretch which we would do at a good …

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Being more visible

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One of the best ways to de-stress is through exercise. More so if you are outdoors. My wife runs and I walk at speed. Life can impact your overall well being especially in these strangely dystopian times. So it’s good to get out and enjoy the benefits. Unfortunately, one can not always run or walk at ideal times due to …

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Expert opinion

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About two hours outside Jozi en-route to Upington I pulled over to stretch my legs and enjoy a coffee. I always do this when travelling long routes taking regular breaks. Over coffee, I got chatting to a long-distance truck driver who works in the set building and entertainment industry. He was also taking a break, the insight I gained over …

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Thoughts on safety

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Vehicles today are incredibly safe and include a variety of safety features. These are known as active and passive safety features. They are designed to keep occupants safe in the event of an accident. Active features prevent accidents whilst passive reduce injury in an accident. On a trip to the Northern Cape, I noticed some scary behaviour. It indicated that …

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The final countdown

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Well despite the pandemic time still flies, Christmas is a few weeks away. It seems like we have not even got over Christmas 2020. Time to decorate the tree and hunt for gifts. There is a mistaken premise that the outdoor and adventure territory is a male area. A big mistake it’s not. So I decided to be fair to …