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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #40 on: November 17, 2007, 06:26:48 pm »
Great stuff Jacko. It was also great meeting you in Hogsback!

Looking forward to seeing how Topbike  ups the ante in the bike segment for mags in SA.

A major plus will be the raising of the profile of Adventure Motorcycling in SA. At present there is major growth in the offraod cycling and orienteering segments in SA if one is to judge by the interest shown on tv etc.  I am sure that the same will hold true for our sport/pastime/obsession once it becomes more visible.

All the best

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #41 on: November 17, 2007, 06:53:59 pm »
Thanks Pierre.

Now I only need to repay you for your favour on Sunday morning. Jis, I feel kak for forgetting!

Mea culpa... :-[
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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #42 on: November 18, 2007, 07:33:30 pm »
Congrats, on all.

Before this get out of hand, pay your vendor fee to WD for the year Jacko, you have just sold more subs on the forum than Topbike sourced on their own the last year >:D :D

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #43 on: November 18, 2007, 08:54:50 pm »
Hey Michnus you gonna be famous !
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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #44 on: November 18, 2007, 09:03:11 pm »
Hey Michnus you gonna be famous !

I am already famous, hundreds of people read the BS I write on the forum everyday 8)

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #45 on: November 18, 2007, 10:43:21 pm »
Bwaaahahahaha!

I guess I'm famous too... ::)
 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #46 on: November 18, 2007, 11:15:37 pm »
Bwaaahahahaha!

I guess I'm famous too... ::)

think the word you'r looking for is infamous  >:D
 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #47 on: November 19, 2007, 01:30:15 pm »
Well done Jacko..

I am too going to subscribe...hopefully i get one of them free gps's...
 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #48 on: November 19, 2007, 01:44:53 pm »
Hi Jacko

It was meeting you at the Bash and for the kakpraat until late on Saterday evening.

For the lucky ones, like me, who have won the 6-month subscription to the magazine, it would be great then for that to start from March onwards - seeing that the magazine will have some good reports by then.

Congrats !!!!
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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #49 on: November 19, 2007, 04:28:06 pm »
Hey okes, I've heard nothing from the subscription winners :o

Ja, Nardus, dis jy. Waar's die ander ou?  ???

e-mail my by editor@topbike.co.za, dan stuur ek vir jou die vorm.

En laat een skelm donder nou net probeer om die ander vorm te dief, dan stuur ek 'n Oekrainiese kerel van een van my Russiese vriendinne om jou te kom besoek met sy dokterstassie vol "instrumente".
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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #50 on: November 19, 2007, 04:35:45 pm »

En laat een skelm donder nou net probeer om die ander vorm te dief, dan stuur ek 'n Oekrainiese kerel van een van my Russiese vriendinne om jou te kom besoek met sy dokterstassie vol "instrumente".

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #51 on: November 19, 2007, 04:35:51 pm »
TopBike is a great bike mag, I really enjoy reading it. Much better than the others that's for sure.

It's great to see beautiful bikes taken by professional photographers, and not the Nokia Cell phone built-in camera shots from Bike SA.

Congrats on your mag.
 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #52 on: November 19, 2007, 04:42:43 pm »
Bwaaahahahaha!

I guess I'm famous too... ::)

think the word you'r looking for is infamous  >:D

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #53 on: November 19, 2007, 05:23:45 pm »
I also like the journos at TopBike. They write very well, and know what they are talking about.
 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #54 on: November 20, 2007, 07:28:18 am »
Hey okes, I've heard nothing from the subscription winners :o

Ja, Nardus, dis jy. Waar's die ander ou?  ???

e-mail my by editor@topbike.co.za, dan stuur ek vir jou die vorm.

En laat een skelm donder nou net probeer om die ander vorm te dief, dan stuur ek 'n Oekrainiese kerel van een van my Russiese vriendinne om jou te kom besoek met sy dokterstassie vol "instrumente".

die ander ou is Mountainboy
 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #55 on: November 20, 2007, 07:29:46 am »
Its not just Deon Maas who gets his face in the Rapport:

 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #56 on: November 20, 2007, 07:50:47 am »
Geluk Jaco!

Nou moet ons jou net kry om Red Heart te drink en weg te bly van die Havana Club af!

Ek koop TopBike religiously vir die laaste jaar - kon nie meer die Standerd 5 Level skryfkuns in die ander mags hanteer nie. Hoop julle kan die standaard nog hoer maak!

Net een comment - ou Patrick Von Sleigh. Niks fout met sy joernalistiek nie maar donner - ek dink nie ek het al n foto gesien van hom in die mag waar hy nie met n plooi op die voorkop sit nie. Miskien is dit konsentrasie om nie die geleende bikes af te skryf nie, maar se tog vir hom hy hoef nie knorrig te lyk om cool te wees nie!

Anyway - great tydskrif weereens!
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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #57 on: November 20, 2007, 09:21:46 am »
Slide, moet nou nie so wees nie, Havana Club is ‚??n great Rum ek drink dit ook as my Red Heart op is. Patrick lyk miskien serious maar sy insig is great. Top Bike skop al die ander mag‚??s se gat. Bike SA of liewer Geriatric SA sit nog in die 70‚??s vas en die mag lyk soos al daai homeowner pamflette wat ek altyd in die posbus kry, een lang advertensie.
 

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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #58 on: November 20, 2007, 11:20:17 am »
Patrick's a very lekker guy when you meet him very chilled and down to earth.

See him gooi on the Pan European in Dec issue   :o
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Re: Wilddog Ride Reports in TopBike
« Reply #59 on: November 20, 2007, 11:28:17 am »
Like I said - i like the guy's journo skills. I like that he admits that he is fairly new (relatively) to biking. His reports are good - its just the look of seriousness thats disturbing. I mean in this months issue he rides a Ural Sidecar and a Harley Trike. But he looks so perturbed that it makes me worry about the bikes. Anyhow......

Grys - moenie my se jou supply van Red Heart raak op nie - kan nie wees nie. Dit is ontoelaatbaar! Havana Club is nice, (spicey) maar as jy hare op jou rug wil he is daar maar net een  O0
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