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To Buy or Not To Buy / Re: 13 Suzuki DL1000 vs 13 KTM 1190 vs 15 KTM 1050
« on: October 22, 2018, 12:49:53 pm »
As a KTM fan ( which is not a ATM by the way, if you look after them ), it's clear to me that your requirements are more functionally driven than fun driven.
That being the case, the Suzy is your bike.

Aviation Board / Re: Flying the Jora.
« on: October 21, 2018, 12:06:48 pm »
Thanks for sharing - very smooth landing  :thumleft:

Seems you like the GS and nothing wrong with that.You also said that you won't view the puchase as an investment ( which it is not ).
Thus, if you are not phased with the wonders ( or hassles ) of electronics, the used Trophy referred to in your OP should do the trick.

General Bike Related Banter / Re: Kawasaki H2 , the opposite of a KLR
« on: October 16, 2018, 08:13:03 pm »
Good to see the H2R blasts the super ( and race ) cars  :thumleft:

General Bike Related Banter / Re: Ducati Museum
« on: October 16, 2018, 06:47:08 pm »
The person who did your hotel booking deserves a triple Bells  8) Lovely Ducks - thanks for sharing  :thumleft:

General Bike Related Banter / Re: super lightweight bende
« on: October 15, 2018, 09:57:06 am »
Different ( small ) strokes for different folks  ;D

General Bike Related Banter / Re: Funny motorcycle stories
« on: October 09, 2018, 02:51:01 pm »
Me and a mate fitted a Denco 4 into 1 to my Z 1 900, to " maximise the extra power to be unleashed " by  the Mikuni smooth bores fitted the previous Saturday.After the whole Saturday in the garage,the obvious thing was to go show it off that night to the buds at a local club ( disco ) where a lot of Pta bikers hung out over weekends.Levis & Vella Lummie clad, we hit the club - with 900 not running so smooth, but at least it looked very cool ( jetting hopelessly out  ;) ).Jolled hard and after quite a few teeks etc, it was show time for the manne...... beat and burnout time  8)
I fired the 900 up for the crowd and.......the Denco sounded like an old granny hissing a hymn.......no amount of trottle could unleash the devillishly sound of the 4 into 1.What a let down  :-[ The manne really jeered me instead of cheered me  :laughing4:
Turns out me and my exhaust fitting mate messed up two of the exhaust header gaskets during fitting time, which nicely showed up after the cool down time whilst we were jolling in the club  ;)
This was just one of many ( botched ) results of my back yard spanner swinging efforts.

Racing Section / Re: MotoGP 2018.
« on: October 08, 2018, 09:21:25 am »
Didn't watch the race  >:( How was it ?
It was good until Rossi's bike spun and the other bikes did not. :peepwall: >:(

Moto 2 was nail biting close stuff. :eek7:

 :laughing4: :laughing4:Cool, thanks, I get it

Racing Section / Re: MotoGP 2018.
« on: October 07, 2018, 07:46:11 pm »
Didn't watch the race  >:( How was it ?

ALL KTM 1050/1090/1190/1290 and GS 1200xx look like fat pot belly pigs with eating disorders?

It's just you - the AT is no light weight

General Bike Related Banter / Re: New Katana
« on: October 04, 2018, 11:35:07 am »
Tail up design looks a bit out of proportion and those handlebars are too high for me.
With a cleaned up rear, nice open pipe and bar end mirrors, it should look better.
Claimed 150 paper ponies seem ok for a retro naked.
But, its still not a Z900  ;)

Ride Reports / Re: Vintage Rift Valley - The 2018 Kenya DGR
« on: October 01, 2018, 01:32:37 pm »
Cool report  :thumleft: Its good to see the old boneys still doing their thing and you guys are having fun riding them

General Bike Related Banter / Re: So I nearly got taken out on the hiway
« on: September 28, 2018, 01:04:22 pm »
Just some irate, aggressive person - those who generally hate others and more particularly bikers.
Just chill, have a malt when you get a break and erase the mad cow from your mind  :thumleft:

General Bike Related Banter / Re: So I nearly got taken out on the hiway
« on: September 28, 2018, 12:55:46 pm »
See she ( sorry he )  also snapped you - might post your pic on some " Wanted, Dead or Alive platform " .You should have got rid of the evidence  :laughing4:

Ride Reports / Re: The NALI Ride
« on: September 27, 2018, 01:36:30 pm »
Great report - thanks for sharing.

Lekker trip  ;)

Whatever the circumstances, it's always very sad when such things happen

Bee Em got it right again.......( hate to admit ) - a few upgrades and a helluva marketing strategy, will propel sales into orbit, again

General Bike Related Banter / Re: Bike stories by Malcolm Smith himself
« on: September 23, 2018, 09:02:07 am »
Good stuff, thanks - Mr. Malcolm Smith is a legend  :thumleft:

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