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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #160 on: January 28, 2013, 05:05:52 pm »
heat fatigued could have played a serious roll here as the kloof was extremely hot that week.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #161 on: January 28, 2013, 05:11:50 pm »
And I guess the truth will never out . If it ever came to light that perhaps the boys were doing the suggested 180kph it might open BMW up to a very costly damages claim and also void insurance claims. My guess is the journos never once went over 100kph.
Who ever suggested 180kmh? What is it with people on this thread that they need to make up their own story? Seriously, a well respected biker died - it's a sad day. Why filthy the story with unsubstantiated, and sometimes completely imagined drivel?

In all fairness. While everyone is crucifying 2SD, someone else posted the speed thing (160km/h) quoted by some secret person supposedly there at the time. so if someone posts something as fact, why blame him for responding to it?

well, once he heard the other possibility (100km/h), probably from a more reliable source, he chose to ignore it

..... and I have to wonder, what 2SD's stance would have been if it happened at a Yamaha launch
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #162 on: January 28, 2013, 05:54:19 pm »
I have received a first hand confirmation from people present at the launch that the BMW press release is factually correct. The accident was definitely not caused by excessive speed. So unless the person who came up with the 160kph figure can back it up, this whole discussion is pointless.

Today I actually spoke to someone involved with the launch.

The 160km/h bit is hogwash.

So I lay down this challenge: If you have any proof of this, please contact the relevant police in that area to assist with their investigation. Your help to expose this case of reckless riding would be highly appreciated.  :thumleft:

If you cannot provide proof or aren't willing to testify then please butt out. As for those reacting on rumours, I have already stated my sentiments.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #163 on: January 28, 2013, 06:08:36 pm »
Danie dit werk so:

Iemand is dood. Dis moerse hartseer.

So of jy betoon meegevoel en respek of jy fokof.

Veral as jy dit een van jou afgesaagde anti-BMW tirades maak. Dis afgesaag, stupid, irriterend, oningelig en fokken afgesaag. O, ek het dit al gese. Seker omdat dit SO FOKKEN AFGESAAG is.

Die meeste van ons stel nie belang in die feit dat jy 'n issue met BMW het nie. Dis jou kortpiel probleem. Gaan kla elders en betoon bietjie respek. Dan sal ons ook.

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #164 on: January 28, 2013, 07:15:30 pm »
Blarry BMW-slet, pffft.  :biggrin:
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #165 on: January 28, 2013, 07:26:48 pm »
Sad whatever the speed, but i doubt BMW would admit 160
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #166 on: January 28, 2013, 08:42:56 pm »
Danie dit werk so:

Iemand is dood. Dis moerse hartseer.

So of jy betoon meegevoel en respek of jy fokof.

Veral as jy dit een van jou afgesaagde anti-BMW tirades maak. Dis afgesaag, stupid, irriterend, oningelig en fokken afgesaag. O, ek het dit al gese. Seker omdat dit SO FOKKEN AFGESAAG is.

Die meeste van ons stel nie belang in die feit dat jy 'n issue met BMW het nie. Dis jou kortpiel probleem. Gaan kla elders en betoon bietjie respek. Dan sal ons ook.

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Oom Danie - ek kon nie glo jy hap toe wragtag aan die aas nie . . .


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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #167 on: January 28, 2013, 08:56:49 pm »
And I guess the truth will never out . If it ever came to light that perhaps the boys were doing the suggested 180kph it might open BMW up to a very costly damages claim and also void insurance claims. My guess is the journos never once went over 100kph.
Who ever suggested 180kmh? What is it with people on this thread that they need to make up their own story? Seriously, a well respected biker died - it's a sad day. Why filthy the story with unsubstantiated, and sometimes completely imagined drivel?


In all fairness. While everyone is crucifying 2SD, someone else posted the speed thing (160km/h) quoted by some secret person supposedly there at the time. so if someone posts something as fact, why blame him for responding to it?

well, once he heard the other possibility (100km/h), probably from a more reliable source, he chose to ignore it

..... and I have to wonder, what 2SD's stance would have been if it happened at a Yamaha launch

We all know the answer Bundu, quite retorical...deafening silence.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #168 on: January 28, 2013, 09:07:28 pm »
He can't come to the phone right now.  Banned due to an unrelated matter.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #169 on: January 28, 2013, 09:09:55 pm »
Let the man RIP.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #170 on: January 28, 2013, 09:10:12 pm »
He can't come to the phone right now.  Banned due to an unrelated matter.

 :lol8:  I doubt he would have replied to my points in any case...   :bueller:
 

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #171 on: January 29, 2013, 02:30:19 am »
Sad. Go in Peace!
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #172 on: January 29, 2013, 04:16:43 am »
RIP Kevin.  :'(
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #173 on: January 29, 2013, 07:44:43 am »
Wee jy!! partykeer kan ek nie glo wat se kak ek op die forum raaklees nie - party posts op die forum is partykeer erger as artikels in Peoples Magazine of Huisgenoot - elke tweede d%s het n opinie oor alles en kan self nie eers jammer voel vir iemand se lewe wat ge-eindig het nie.........Party ouens het nou maar eenmaal moerse inferiority complexes en 'n forum soos die is die idiale magneet vir sulke tipes - dit is n plek waar hulle, hulle selfesteem kan boost deur kontroversie uit te lok en kak te soek.   >:(
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #174 on: January 29, 2013, 07:50:06 am »
Die forum is maar net 'n mikrokosmos van die lewe. elke tweede idiot het sy opinie - oops doen ek dit ook - live and let live.
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #175 on: January 29, 2013, 08:04:35 am »
Why is there a case of culpable homicide?

Is it std procedure even if it was a single vehicle accident?
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #176 on: January 29, 2013, 08:16:37 am »
RIP 2SD.  :'( 


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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #177 on: January 29, 2013, 08:18:47 am »
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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #178 on: January 29, 2013, 08:25:16 am »
Die forum is maar net 'n mikrokosmos van die lewe. elke tweede idiot het sy opinie - oops doen ek dit ook - live and let live.

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Re: UK Journo killed on watercooled GS Launch
« Reply #179 on: January 29, 2013, 08:39:26 am »
Why is there a case of culpable homicide?

Is it std procedure even if it was a single vehicle accident?

Yip, the SAPS has to investigate the death.
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