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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #100 on: May 01, 2013, 12:09:08 pm »
EK het my aftree fiets alklaar....1150.
 

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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #102 on: May 01, 2013, 12:11:05 pm »
EK het my aftree fiets alklaar....1150.

Algemene opinie blyk dit die 1150 is los voor.
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« Reply #103 on: May 01, 2013, 12:13:18 pm »
Dual, nou praat jy. Ek laaik 'n waentjie baie, want jy die steeds die bike ry soos een. Probleem is net met die sub-frames van DS bikes. sal bietjie ingeneurs werk vat.
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« Reply #104 on: May 01, 2013, 01:20:54 pm »
Most of you on here have obviously missed the topic, which reads; "my retirement bike". Jupiter also stated that it should be a bike to use in 10years time, when he will be around 65years of age. Hondsekierie being the exeption here, few of us will be strong enough at 65+ to do any worthwhile riding on a 200+KG juggernaut.
My choice; maximum 650single. ENJOYMENT. Of course, I do not mind if people think my balls are small for riding only a 600 single :ricky: :imaposer:


2SD - you back? Thought yoou had been 'retired' from WD for life or some thing ?  Long radio silence  >:D

I am sure the 600 you have un mind has crossed tuning forks on it  :patch:
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #105 on: May 01, 2013, 02:25:36 pm »
Most of you on here have obviously missed the topic, which reads; "my retirement bike". Jupiter also stated that it should be a bike to use in 10years time, when he will be around 65years of age. Hondsekierie being the exeption here, few of us will be strong enough at 65+ to do any worthwhile riding on a 200+KG juggernaut.
My choice; maximum 650single. ENJOYMENT. Of course, I do not mind if people think my balls are small for riding only a 600 single :ricky: :imaposer:


2SD - you back? Thought yoou had been 'retired' from WD for life or some thing ?  Long radio silence  >:D

I am sure the 600 you have un mind has crossed tuning forks on it  :patch:

Hi Dom, yes, TRIPLE tuning forks nogal!!
I just wanted to say that regardless your age, if you are on a GS you are a classified retiree already. Tee hee hee.
 

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« Reply #106 on: May 01, 2013, 02:36:20 pm »
Phew that counts me out then  ;)
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« Reply #107 on: May 01, 2013, 05:35:06 pm »
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...dis nooit te laat om n happy childhood te he nie !

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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #108 on: May 01, 2013, 05:39:03 pm »
Full circle ;D
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« Reply #109 on: May 01, 2013, 06:34:19 pm »
Full circle ;D

Nie heeltemal nie. Die GS is 'n heel ander bike as die GSA. As ek destyds in 'n ander gemoedstemming was, en my kop gevolg het en die GS gekoop het, dink ek ek sou hom steeds gehad het.

Maar soos ek al gesÍ het, kop gebruik en bike ry pas nie saam in my woordeskat nie. Hierdie keer probeer ek kop gebruik, maar die hart is ook daar.  :thumleft:
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #110 on: May 01, 2013, 07:13:54 pm »
Oom Jup in todays Daily Dispatch there is a 2000 model 1150gs with 20,000km on the clock for sale in Slummies. No price though. Give the guy a call maybe..  082 774 2322
Nee wat vlekkelose ek kuier op my lekkerste tussen die rokers,dronkgatte,vloekers,hoere en ander sondaars  :imaposer:
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #111 on: May 01, 2013, 07:21:03 pm »
Oom Jup in todays Daily Dispatch there is a 2000 model 1150gs with 20,000km on the clock for sale in Slummies. No price though. Give the guy a call maybe..  082 774 2322

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...dis nooit te laat om n happy childhood te he nie !

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« Reply #112 on: May 01, 2013, 07:46:58 pm »
At least on a Scrambler you will be old and cool.  :imaposer: :imaposer:
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« Reply #113 on: May 01, 2013, 09:32:58 pm »
At least on a Scrambler you will be old and cool.  :imaposer: :imaposer:
Now that is a bike worth retiring with  :thumleft: Plenty farkling options too, even side car.
Wouldn't mind one myself.



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« Reply #114 on: May 01, 2013, 09:55:06 pm »
At least on a Scrambler you will be old and cool.  :imaposer: :imaposer:



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Nope, sorry gonna miss this one  :(
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #115 on: May 02, 2013, 06:35:22 am »
Full circle ;D

Nie heeltemal nie. Die GS is 'n heel ander bike as die GSA. As ek destyds in 'n ander gemoedstemming was, en my kop gevolg het en die GS gekoop het, dink ek ek sou hom steeds gehad het.

Maar soos ek al gesÍ het, kop gebruik en bike ry pas nie saam in my woordeskat nie. Hierdie keer probeer ek kop gebruik, maar die hart is ook daar.  :thumleft:

Verduidelik asb?  Ek dink om GSA te gaan.
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« Reply #116 on: May 02, 2013, 06:49:25 am »
My regular riding buddy is 73 en was op 'n 1150GS tot middel laas jaar.

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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #117 on: May 02, 2013, 08:35:11 am »
Most of you on here have obviously missed the topic, which reads; "my retirement bike". Jupiter also stated that it should be a bike to use in 10years time, when he will be around 65years of age. Hondsekierie being the exeption here, few of us will be strong enough at 65+ to do any worthwhile riding on a 200+KG juggernaut.
My choice; maximum 650single. ENJOYMENT. Of course, I do not mind if people think my balls are small for riding only a 600 single :ricky: :imaposer:


For 2 Up touring  ??? ......Big balls or small balls....the average retired 65 year old is surely not looking for the goatpath around Lesotho, so bike weight should be an irrelevant factor againts Zen Comfort.  :biggrin:

( Of course , if dropping your bike 'om elke hoek en draai' then maybe its time for complete retirement and buy a car, I think.)
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« Reply #118 on: May 02, 2013, 09:42:25 am »
Full circle ;D

Nie heeltemal nie. Die GS is 'n heel ander bike as die GSA. As ek destyds in 'n ander gemoedstemming was, en my kop gevolg het en die GS gekoop het, dink ek ek sou hom steeds gehad het.

Maar soos ek al gesÍ het, kop gebruik en bike ry pas nie saam in my woordeskat nie. Hierdie keer probeer ek kop gebruik, maar die hart is ook daar.  :thumleft:

Verduidelik asb?  Ek dink om GSA te gaan.

Voor die GSA het ek 'n Africa Twin gery. Ek toets toe die GS en GSA. GS voel te "klein" maar GSA voel reg. Maar my gat het maar gejeuk vir 'n GSA en ek het myself eintlik maar voor die tyd oortuig.

Dis 'n GROOT bike en binne 'n maand is ek gatvol. Moenie fout maak nie, dis 'n great bike om te ry, maar jy gaan niks meer met hom doen as die GS nie. Die rygevoel is wel anders as die GS, wat ligter en meer beheerbaar is.

Ek kyk nou om tussentyd net 'n sinvolle bike te koop vir die vlg paar jaar. Ry die laaste twee dae op 'n GS rond en geniet dit baie. Nou moet jy ook in gedagte hou ek klim van 'n 660 Tenere af, so dis 'n ander gevoel as destyds.


...dis nooit te laat om n happy childhood te he nie !

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« Reply #119 on: May 02, 2013, 10:04:33 am »
Dankie vir die verduideliking.     :thumleft:  Dit was my redenering voor ek gekoop het, maar die GSA lyk mooi soos 'n landrover   :peepwall:
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