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After collecting my motorcycle in Soyo, I rode to Luanda. Hunting for a camp spot along the coast, I found a small overgrown track that opened into a huge area hidden from the road.

My chain was in need of a good clean, so I sprayed WD40 and lightly brushed off the grime, before applying chain...

Woke up and packed up early because I expected to see lots of locals passing by as I had seen yesterday. Only saw one person! Whilst I was squatting for my morning toilet relief, I heard people, so I finished pretty quick! I've changed my pannier packing routing to allow me to get away quicker, whic...

The motorcycle started to feel unstable and like jelly, so I pulled over just North of Bartendu. Sure enough, it was a puncture. I set to and started to change the inner tube to discover the rim lock was damaged and four metal pins had pierced the inner tube. See the bottom of the rim lock in the ph...

I left Bissau at 9am to cover 100 miles and camp close to the Guinea border for an early crossing the following day. I passed through a police check point and my motorcycle suddenly felt very unstable, like it was wobbling. Upon pulling off the road, it was clear the rear had a puncture. Et voila!

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