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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #60 on: April 30, 2013, 10:48:07 am »
Koop Scalpel se HP2 en hou hom in storage meeste van die tyd, met een dag per week werk toe en terug vir tien jaar net om die olie weekliks te laat meng.

dan oor die 10 jaar farkle jy hom een item per jaar vir two up touring.

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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #61 on: April 30, 2013, 10:52:13 am »
Jup the missus and I have both hit the big 60. I still enjoy my ST to bits but after buying a URAL we tend to do most of the riding with it. Did a 1400+ km trip with it 3 weeks ago, it made me realize that slowing down is the best thing that ever happened to my biking. The URAL is great on dirt and tar, cannot fall over and lets you take in the scenery. To my mind it is the best "retirement " bike for me and as a + Mrs P  loves it as she can load all her goodies and then some.

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« Reply #62 on: April 30, 2013, 10:55:16 am »
I will say go with a GS/A with side car....
 

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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #63 on: April 30, 2013, 11:42:28 am »
I will say go with a GS/A with side car....
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #64 on: April 30, 2013, 12:37:13 pm »
I will say go with a GS/A with side car....
+ 10000

Ja nee, maar as iemand nou net 'n mooi 1150 aan my wil verkoop... ?  >:D
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« Reply #65 on: April 30, 2013, 12:38:28 pm »
Ek gaan anders wees en 'n 990 voor stel. Jup jy kan nie deur jou lewe gaan sonder om ten minste een KTM te besit nie  :deal:
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« Reply #66 on: April 30, 2013, 12:42:33 pm »
Ek gaan anders wees en 'n 990 voor stel. Jup jy kan nie deur jou lewe gaan sonder om ten minste een KTM te besit nie  :deal:

So ver was ek sterk en het nog nooit eers op een gesit nie, maar ek dink nie hulle het die lewensverwagting wat ek soek nie.

Ek dink egter ek het die toekoms gesien en is besig met onderhandelinge.  :biggrin:
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #67 on: April 30, 2013, 12:48:17 pm »
So kom jy 1150 bash toe? >:D :biggrin:


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« Reply #68 on: April 30, 2013, 12:52:35 pm »
So kom jy 1150 bash toe? >:D :biggrin:

 :imaposer: Ek moet eerder hoop ek het 'n bike om te ry. Dalk moet ek nog 'n lift bum as die XT verkoop word.
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« Reply #69 on: April 30, 2013, 01:01:00 pm »
ek het my 2 re bikes.  my bmw en as ek n loopraam begin my bws
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« Reply #70 on: April 30, 2013, 01:10:02 pm »
Here you go. You can thank me later.

Not to mention:



They are CRIMINALLY underrated, and as reliable as any - and you can find some really good specimens at the moment for < 60k.  I put 88 000 km on my 955i Sprint RS before STUPIDLY binning it and getting it written off - only thing that needed replacing besides the usual was an output shaft seal.

On the other hand there is also the Explorer - still has to prove itself in terms of reliability, but you can't argue about it's cost of ownership.  Shaft drive, 16 000 km service intervals leaves you with more cash to spend on actually riding it.
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« Reply #71 on: April 30, 2013, 01:15:54 pm »
Here you go. You can thank me later.

Not to mention:

They are CRIMINALLY underrated, and as reliable as any - and you can find some really good specimens at the moment for < 60k.  I put 88 000 km on my 955i Sprint RS before STUPIDLY binning it and getting it written off - only thing that needed replacing besides the usual was an output shaft seal.

On the other hand there is also the Explorer - still has to prove itself in terms of reliability, but you can't argue about it's cost of ownership.  Shaft drive, 16 000 km service intervals leaves you with more cash to spend on actually riding it.

Het op 'n kol gekyk na die 955i, maar hulle is skaars. Daar's ook 'n mooi TDM 900 in die for sales. Goeie prys, maar daai klein voorwiel  :eek7:
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« Reply #72 on: April 30, 2013, 01:20:44 pm »
Here you go. You can thank me later.

Not to mention:

They are CRIMINALLY underrated, and as reliable as any - and you can find some really good specimens at the moment for < 60k.  I put 88 000 km on my 955i Sprint RS before STUPIDLY binning it and getting it written off - only thing that needed replacing besides the usual was an output shaft seal.

On the other hand there is also the Explorer - still has to prove itself in terms of reliability, but you can't argue about it's cost of ownership.  Shaft drive, 16 000 km service intervals leaves you with more cash to spend on actually riding it.

Het op 'n kol gekyk na die 955i, maar hulle is skaars. Daar's ook 'n mooi TDM 900 in die for sales. Goeie prys, maar daai klein voorwiel  :eek7:

Op die TDM ja - maar die voorwiel op die Tiger is so groot / klein soos enige GSA s'n.
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #73 on: April 30, 2013, 01:23:39 pm »
DR 650 and a HP2
 

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« Reply #74 on: April 30, 2013, 01:25:11 pm »
DR 650 and a HP2

You do realise I have to load my whole life and pillion on the bike  :eek7:
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #75 on: April 30, 2013, 01:28:46 pm »
Ou op advrider het die Trans Americas Trail met n DR gedoen, plus sy vrou saam. Hy het baie farkling werk gedoen, en verbeteringe. Kan gedoen word. Maar die sidecar idee klink reg, al is dit net n boot vir jou goed wat jy saam ry. URAL?
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« Reply #76 on: April 30, 2013, 01:32:25 pm »
Ou op advrider het die Trans Americas Trail met n DR gedoen, plus sy vrou saam. Hy het baie farkling werk gedoen, en verbeteringe. Kan gedoen word. Maar die sidecar idee klink reg, al is dit net n boot vir jou goed wat jy saam ry. URAL?

was so n rukkie gelede op die forum, maar...
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« Reply #77 on: April 30, 2013, 06:41:34 pm »
Jup - ek het n scary storie wat ek met jou moet deel . Seker so 10 jaar terug sit ek met n vriend van my en praat by die werk tydens teetyd . Se hy dat hy besig is om sy pa se garage op te ruim ... vra nou wat is in die garage .... al gereegskap en draaibanke en bore en als wat jy aan kan dink ....hoe oud is jou pa? nee so 68 .... nou hoekom wil jy nou sy garage opruim ? Nou die kort version is - die oom het alles beplan oor wat hy gaan doen na aftrede en alles gekoop om dit te laat gebeur ... en toe gee sy oe in ... Dit het my as n 40 jarige laat skrik .... so daardie jaar my eerste buket list ding gedoen ... Ile of man , le Mans en Goodwood festival of speed ... terug gekom na die drie weke trip en my kar ingeruil op n MGB sodat em met hom werk toe kan ry en naweke kan Historic racing doen ..  daai storie het my so laat skrik om dinge te begin doen en nie te wag nie ... intussen begin seil en as die Here my spaar sping ons die 4 Jan 2014 weg op die Cape to Rio .... my filosofie is nou ... eendag as ek op die stoep sit wil ek praat oor wat ek gedoen het en nie oor wat ek wou nie .... die ander ding is my pa is dood op 50 ... so gesondheid besluit jy nie self oor nie .... leef in die nou .... so my raad is ...  koop daai fiets nou en begin hom nou ry en diens hom en bly net ry ... soos Rodriges gese het die secret to life is to breath in and out , the mystery of life is you dont know when it wil end ....  so die regte fiets ? dis die een wat jy nou het ... begin ry ou pel


Very sage advice. Am not yet 60. Have had two detached retinas and a cataract op in the last three years and any one of the events could have left me blind in either eye (worst case both eyes). Only the miracle of modern medicine and God's grace has allowed me to remain active - you just never know what hand you will be dealt.
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« Reply #78 on: April 30, 2013, 06:56:19 pm »
Jup - ek het n scary storie wat ek met jou moet deel . Seker so 10 jaar terug sit ek met n vriend van my en praat by die werk tydens teetyd . Se hy dat hy besig is om sy pa se garage op te ruim ... vra nou wat is in die garage .... al gereegskap en draaibanke en bore en als wat jy aan kan dink ....hoe oud is jou pa? nee so 68 .... nou hoekom wil jy nou sy garage opruim ? Nou die kort version is - die oom het alles beplan oor wat hy gaan doen na aftrede en alles gekoop om dit te laat gebeur ... en toe gee sy oe in ... Dit het my as n 40 jarige laat skrik .... so daardie jaar my eerste buket list ding gedoen ... Ile of man , le Mans en Goodwood festival of speed ... terug gekom na die drie weke trip en my kar ingeruil op n MGB sodat em met hom werk toe kan ry en naweke kan Historic racing doen ..  daai storie het my so laat skrik om dinge te begin doen en nie te wag nie ... intussen begin seil en as die Here my spaar sping ons die 4 Jan 2014 weg op die Cape to Rio .... my filosofie is nou ... eendag as ek op die stoep sit wil ek praat oor wat ek gedoen het en nie oor wat ek wou nie .... die ander ding is my pa is dood op 50 ... so gesondheid besluit jy nie self oor nie .... leef in die nou .... so my raad is ...  koop daai fiets nou en begin hom nou ry en diens hom en bly net ry ... soos Rodriges gese het die secret to life is to breath in and out , the mystery of life is you dont know when it wil end ....  so die regte fiets ? dis die een wat jy nou het ... begin ry ou pel


Very sage advice. Am not yet 60. Have had two detached retinas and a cataract op in the last three years and any one of the events could have left me blind in either eye (worst case both eyes). Only the miracle of modern medicine and God's grace has allowed me to remain active - you just never know what hand you will be dealt.
Just do it! Nobody is guaranteed tomorrow.

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« Reply #79 on: April 30, 2013, 06:56:38 pm »
You do realise I have to load my whole life and pillion on the bike  :eek7:


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