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Offline Pistonpete

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WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« on: October 12, 2008, 06:28:31 pm »
The long juicy grass stood tall and fat. The sun shone gently and sparkled upon the morning dew. Butterflys flapped their gossamer wings and lighted on the fresh blooming flowers anticipating their morning food. Birds eagerly competed for pollen & darted overhead catching their small prey untill......33 Wilddogs came BLASTING through!
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XT660R, Wayne & Paremed...a big thank you from all of us :wav: The route was full of little surprises which ultimately resulted in a few incidents :)
Durtseeker aka threetreeseeker aka the hedge....gave his spanking matt black 990 KTM a christening of note...& managed to keep a smile up while nursing a very swollen hand....feedback there bro! :deal:
The_Wes had KTM on call to sort out his flat which ultimately resulted in him leaving his sweeping job early :patch: ;D
The Honda 500 when not steaming :biggrin: would not start...pics pls guys?
Otherwise it was just a few offs, a couple bruises, scrapes & bumps (one being on my knee!)
It was an awesome ride with great comraderie & the everpresent willingness to help each other......suddenly i feel VERY tired ::)
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2008, 06:36:19 pm »
33 bikes, and you post 5 pics! Come on dude where's the rest?

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Just joking, hope there's going to be a lot of pics to follow!
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2008, 06:43:50 pm »
A thousand thanx for the fantastic ride.
Great to meet so many dogs today.
I am dead tired, but with a huge smile on my face.
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2008, 06:49:48 pm »
33 bikes WOW, Thats a parade not an outride. So tell me did you do the Harley club thing and stop traffic at intersections?
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2008, 06:53:18 pm »
No....we ride offroad  :bootyshake: You might have noticed ;D And where the hell were you :deal:
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2008, 07:15:34 pm »
Buying baked beans and licking my wounds from trying to ride MX.
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2008, 07:22:59 pm »
thanks Andy and Pete and everyone.  :thumleft:

That's right, I got a flat. The way I found out was the bike suddenly became uncontrollable and flung me violently to the ground - here I sit at home nursing a swollen pinky finger and a moerofa sore back (point of impact was my lower back, off to the side, sort of hips / kidney area. eina)

Thanks to camelman and wayneh for the help with the flat, as well as steveo for holding the bike, sprocketbek for the tube, (can't remember your name) for the pump, and mountainboy for just standing around and looking pretty. o and thanks to Lito and Mark for the running commentary

Then after we change the tube, eish, the tire, something is not right, so I run flat again. Thanks to generous donation of airbombs from Go Girl, Mark and (again, the name) 1150GS rider, I headed home, stopping often to inflate. Bought some tire weld in Malmesbury as well, but that only held so far.

Thanks again to everyone, I owe you all bigtime  :thumleft:

Super bummed that I missed the rest of the ride though, can't tell you guys how disappointed I am  :xxbah: and of course, injuries ain't lekker either. but hey, that's life i suppose!

until next time  :ricky:
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2008, 07:28:59 pm »
thanks Andy and Pete and everyone.  :thumleft:

That's right, I got a flat. The way I found out was the bike suddenly became uncontrollable and flung me violently to the ground - here I sit at home nursing a swollen pinky finger and a moerofa sore back (point of impact was my lower back, off to the side, sort of hips / kidney area. eina)


Ajaiaiaj Wes......... maybe you should consider a hobby closer to the ground :biggrin:
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2008, 07:35:24 pm »
thanks Andy and Pete and everyone.  :thumleft:

That's right, I got a flat. The way I found out was the bike suddenly became uncontrollable and flung me violently to the ground - here I sit at home nursing a swollen pinky finger and a moerofa sore back (point of impact was my lower back, off to the side, sort of hips / kidney area. eina)


Ajaiaiaj Wes......... maybe you should consider a hobby closer to the ground :biggrin:

i hear you, i've been thinking the same thing  :-\
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #9 on: October 12, 2008, 07:46:34 pm »
thanks Andy and Pete and everyone.  :thumleft:

That's right, I got a flat. The way I found out was the bike suddenly became uncontrollable and flung me violently to the ground - here I sit at home nursing a swollen pinky finger and a moerofa sore back (point of impact was my lower back, off to the side, sort of hips / kidney area. eina)


Ajaiaiaj Wes......... maybe you should consider a hobby closer to the ground :biggrin:

i hear you, i've been thinking the same thing  :-\

What, do you want a KX 250?  :mwink: :biggrin:
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2008, 08:04:46 pm »
Absolutely brilliant ride.  Thanks to you all for a fantastic day.  Now I must go tend to my tender parts.
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2008, 08:20:08 pm »
More pics please........
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #12 on: October 12, 2008, 08:28:18 pm »
Thanks to all that came on the ride , it was great meeting new WD.

Sorry you hurt your hand Durtseeker , and for the record , Durtseeker took a tree out the ground when he dropped his 990 and managed to walk away with what looked like a broken bone in his left hand.

Too many thrills and spills  to mension.

I only got home at 17h45 , so the pics will follow tomorrow.

Thanks Paramed for the back up vehicle.
We didnt realise that you were actually going to follow us down the track , through all the water crossings and up the mountain.
And Mr.Big , get a happy button or bring the Tiger next time. You must have been exhausted trying to kick that bike all the time man !
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2008, 08:36:28 pm »
Thanks for a wicked ride guys and girl!

This is the reason why I bought an Enduro bike :D

Thanks to all that gave me pointers along the way, and a special thanks to Debs, Marc and Wes for all the personal training ;) and anyone I missed :)

Also please note the new profile name, which I believe I was dubbed after I left, "White Boots"!

Thanks again guys hope to see you all again soon ;)
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2008, 08:59:57 pm »
Gee you Guys what a SUPA terrific ride...... :biggrin: :biggrin: :thumleft: :thumleft:

White Boots you did well Im sure we will see you out there again soon... :biggrin:

Great to see so many new Dawgs joining....... ;D

Paramed what  great re assurance knowing this kinda support is there.... :thumleft:

Thanks to all for a super ride and the help......

And what 'wounds and tender areas'are you all nursing........ ::) ???

Wes glad you ack safe..... :thumleft:

Great ride all :blob3: :blob5: :blob6: :blob7: :blob8: :blob9:

 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #15 on: October 12, 2008, 11:25:37 pm »
Hey Wes, I believe the run-flat tyres are only coming out with the '09 spec BMW's.  >:D >:D >:D

Awesome ride, thanks to all who organized (XT660R, Wayneh,  etc.....Paramed for backup, that is so reassuring). I had a lovely ride. Some afkak. And lots of laughs...... good spirit.

Just some initial pics:
1) The first significant watercrossing. I'm not sure I want to put names to some of the pictures I took.
2) Wes. Need we say more? Fixed a flat whilst hardly getting his hands dirty.
3) TEAMWORK: Wes in the supervisory role, Camelman and Wayneh doing the work, Mountainboy swatting insects and being cheerleader. The rest looking on so they can criticize later.
« Last Edit: October 12, 2008, 11:32:36 pm by Sprocketbek »
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2008, 03:54:51 am »
Wow, awesome pics! That water looks DEEP
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2008, 05:37:36 am »
Andy, Wayneh thanks for a super day of riding. The track up Piketberg Mountain was the best, just technical enough to keep you on your toes but not hard enough to scare you.

Thanks to everyone for the great sprite that was shown during the day, made the day a total success. MrBig, she needs a service or a happy button. Hows your leg today. :biggrin:
Parramed I wonder if we will ever see you on a bike again, looked like you had as much fun as we did. Thanks for the back up and assistance offer when required.  :thumleft:

No it's time to wash wash the bike for the next one.

Once again thanks to all for a great day.  :thumleft:
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #18 on: October 13, 2008, 06:08:19 am »
mark, theres a lot more of those knarley roads up in the mountain....lekker huh! :thumleft:
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2008, 06:24:37 am »
mark, theres a lot more of those knarley roads up in the mountain....lekker huh! :thumleft:

 :thumleft: we need to visit soon then I think.

Can't wait to see all the pics, should a couple of good one at the water crossing  >:D