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A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« on: November 25, 2012, 02:05:47 pm »

So, Jethro (our 5 year old son) has been asking us for quite a while now to have a sleepover at Aunty Melissa's house with Kendra. Micah (our 2 year old son) tagged along, so Shaz and I had the day to ourselves. We decided to go for a ride on the bikes.

A jersey dress and tights were not going to be suitable for the longer ride that we planned, so Shaz got out her jacket and jeans. She didn't want to go too far, so I planned a nice route through the sand and bush in Parklands, along the railway line, through the brickworks and quarry and past Zone7. I originally planned to do a bit of a gravel road loop just past Zone7, but it was marked with a big "NO ENTRY" sign, so we turned around and made our way to the West Coast Ostrich farm for a coffee. Their electricity was off, so we had colddrinks and chips instead.

Shaz did an excellent job of managing her bike offroad in the sand for her first real ride. Well done Shaz, I'm very proud of you! We're gonna go places!









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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2012, 03:31:00 pm »
Coool  :thumleft: Nice to be able to ride together. Enjoy  :ricky:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2012, 04:19:39 pm »
Awesome,progress seems very swift... :thumleft:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2012, 04:35:40 pm »
She is obviously enjoying the swift progress too! Where is the jersey dress? :mwink:
 

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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2012, 05:41:13 pm »
Glad you could enjoy another outing. Great progress, Shaz. Well done to you both!
 

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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2012, 12:47:49 am »
She is obviously enjoying the swift progress too! Where is the jersey dress? :mwink:


I'm sure she won't mind if you borrow it for the Amageza 2013.   :mwink:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2012, 02:22:06 am »
Well done Shaz, keep it up! :thumright:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2012, 08:48:02 pm »
Well done! Glad she wore real protective clothing this time!
Its so nice to see couples do some adventure riding together.   :thumleft:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2012, 09:33:23 pm »
She is obviously enjoying the swift progress too! Where is the jersey dress? :mwink:


I'm sure she won't mind if you borrow it for the Amageza 2013.   :mwink:

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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2012, 09:34:18 pm »
What a pleasure to share the same interests!!!
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2012, 09:46:47 pm »
Have new respect for dirt riders. My hands and legs are still hurting! You guys sure make it look much easier. 

Was a ball though and glad to know I'm getting a work out at the same time. I did think that a horse would be a much better option over the soft sand  :-P

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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2012, 01:17:00 pm »
You planning to ride in very wet conditions?????? ;D ::) :ricky:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2012, 01:28:13 pm »
You planning to ride in very wet conditions?????? ;D ::) :ricky:

Haha - I was waiting for someone to comment about those.  ;D

On a seperate note, it seems that we've now both got the same weapons of choice - the XR650R and the CTX200. How are you enjoying the XR?
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2012, 01:35:08 pm »
Awesome!!!!  :thumleft:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2012, 01:36:03 pm »
Awesome... love it when the guys get their girls going on something small that they can enjoy learning on...

Well done Shaz!  ;D
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #15 on: December 04, 2012, 02:13:57 pm »
Good to see how you two have so much fun together.

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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #16 on: December 05, 2012, 12:50:10 pm »
You planning to ride in very wet conditions?????? ;D ::) :ricky:

Haha - I was waiting for someone to comment about those.  ;D

On a seperate note, it seems that we've now both got the same weapons of choice - the XR650R and the CTX200. How are you enjoying the XR?

What a pleasure to ride,it is really a different bike to the KTM. More hooligan :laughing4: ;D :ricky:
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #17 on: December 05, 2012, 04:33:00 pm »
Sorry for being so nitty.....but WTF??? I :ricky: :imaposer: ??? ??? have seen a few of those behind bikes but in front :o :o :o Few tricks up our sleeves there Shaz???
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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #18 on: December 05, 2012, 04:33:56 pm »
Sorry for being so nitty.....but WTF??? I :ricky: :imaposer: ??? ??? have seen a few of those behind bikes but in front :o :o :o Few tricks up our sleeves there Shaz???

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Re: A jersey dress and tights won't cut it here
« Reply #19 on: December 05, 2012, 04:41:58 pm »
Sorry for being so nitty.....but WTF??? I :ricky: :imaposer: ??? ??? have seen a few of those behind bikes but in front :o :o :o Few tricks up our sleeves there Shaz???

Hahaha, Beats me!  I would like to know  myself?  that is pretty weird and might even be impressive!  Or maybe even not...   ::)   :imaposer:    ???