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Offline vigilant

Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2012, 12:04:47 pm »
Sydney to London on a105cc Honda callled Dot 

So i'll make it to Randfontein?

 :imaposer:

I'm really looking forward to sunday morning.
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Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #21 on: October 21, 2012, 08:55:43 am »
Sydney tot london is meestal water. So die bike was lank op n boot. Of jetski mod
I'm not saying kill stupid people, I'm saying, remove the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #22 on: October 21, 2012, 09:38:55 am »
I know a guy that traveled all the way through Botswana, doing at least 50% sand / dirt roads, on his BMW R1200 C. Now, most guys wil say :"It's a 1200, should have the power" but remember this bike is so low, a brick underneath the engine will work as a centre stand. The guys on their GS's would bliksem past him on the sand roads, while he puttered along at 50 km/h, open face helmet, cigarette in the mouth ;D By the time he gets to the camping spot, the fires would be going already :imaposer: He said, next time, they'll join him on THEIR "cruiser" bikes, because he had time to survey the countryside much more than them.

So, if you are going to travel only on tar, good dirt roads and some tweespoor tracks I don't see a problem at all. The bike is also not too heavy, so you'll not work yourself to death provided you use your head when planning a route / taking a turn-off off the beaten track
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Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #23 on: October 21, 2012, 09:44:39 am »
OK ,anyone know latin?

I came, i saw, i lost my keys.

Yes, my ignition key skrikked and jumped out and ran away :(
Under the don't be stupid rule, i decided to get home first, can go back again, soon! I looked around for it, i hadn't got far, but ya you know ... if i had a spar key i wouldn't feel so bad, but just bought the bike, will have to see where previous owner left his :(
Started in maraisburg, whole bunch of guys with trailered off roaders, and headed out going behind the mind dump. I didn't drop the bike once!!!!!!!!!!!!!  :bueller:
Rocks, sand, mud, played stuck in the mud once, played broekkak a few times.

I WANNA DO IT AGAIN!

Thanks guys for the encouragement, and yeah, that bike ROCKS!!

GN 250  :ricky:
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Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #24 on: October 21, 2012, 09:48:57 am »
This guy rode from London to Cape Town and back to Malwai on this thing
I dont want to ride fast, But I want to ride FAR
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Offline Lem

Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #25 on: October 22, 2012, 09:08:49 am »
 :laughing4:

wat was dit, CFT?

julle moet regtig daai Blackberry's wegbliksem!
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Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #26 on: October 22, 2012, 09:20:45 am »
:laughing4:

wat was dit, CFT?

julle moet regtig daai Blackberry's wegbliksem!

Nokiaberry, Not blackberry but I was laughing so hard at this malmoer I couldnt hold the phone still   :spitcoffee:
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Re: Inappropriate machines
« Reply #27 on: October 22, 2012, 09:23:54 am »
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wat was dit, CFT?

julle moet regtig daai Blackberry's wegbliksem!

Nokiaberry, Not blackberry but I was laughing so hard at this malmoer I couldnt hold the phone still   :spitcoffee:

daars net een selfoonkamera wat werk, en hy sit ongelukkig op n Sony Erricson. dink aan n great kamera, wat afentoe kan sms en bel.
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