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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #80 on: April 30, 2013, 07:03:18 pm »
You do realise I have to load my whole life and pillion on the bike  :eek7:

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So iets  :biggrin: En dis als jou skuld. As jy nie jou XT gaan staan en verkoop het nie, kon ek nog heel tevrede gewees het met myne.  :xxbah:
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #81 on: April 30, 2013, 07:45:31 pm »
Hou tog nou op kla en koop die 1150 - jy soek net verskonigs! :laughing4:
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« Reply #82 on: April 30, 2013, 07:49:11 pm »
Hou tog nou op kla en koop die 1150 - jy soek net verskonigs! :laughing4:

 :imaposer: Ek is die laaste ou wat 'n verskoning nodig het om bike te koop. As dit jeuk, dan krap ek.
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #83 on: April 30, 2013, 07:52:05 pm »
OK, you've all assisted so nicely, I won't hold you in suspence any longer  :ricky: Always wanted one.
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« Reply #84 on: April 30, 2013, 08:15:53 pm »
Like I said, you can thank me later.
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« Reply #85 on: April 30, 2013, 08:19:22 pm »
Like I said, you can thank me later.

You're not good for my Kharma. Went to Alan Lewis today. The man had just bought him self a brand new 900 Scrambler  :drif:
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« Reply #86 on: April 30, 2013, 09:39:10 pm »
Varadero.. you know you want one..
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« Reply #87 on: April 30, 2013, 11:05:51 pm »
Varadero.. you know you want one..
Now that is a big pig. I looked at one and bought a 990 :pot: both of which are far too heavy to pick up fully loaded.  That Xr looks the thing though. But you're going to need to put some padding on that sit bank!
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« Reply #88 on: April 30, 2013, 11:47:58 pm »
Varadero.. you know you want one..
Now that is a big pig. I looked at one and bought a 990 :pot: both of which are far too heavy to pick up fully loaded.  That Xr looks the thing though. But you're going to need to put some padding on that sit bank!
The 990 weighs in at 210kg vs the Varadero at 235kg.. (and Be-em at 205kg)
And yes they are all heavy(ier fully loaded.. :biggrin:
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« Reply #89 on: May 01, 2013, 06:37:28 am »
What you really need is something like this (from www.XL500.de):

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« Reply #90 on: May 01, 2013, 06:57:44 am »
So jy wil vir my se selfd na jy my 1150 gery het kan jy steeds nie besluit nie ??? Ek sou dink die vraag moet wees 1150 GS or Adventure... O0
 

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« Reply #91 on: May 01, 2013, 07:17:40 am »
So jy wil vir my se selfd na jy my 1150 gery het kan jy steeds nie besluit nie ??? Ek sou dink die vraag moet wees 1150 GS or Adventure... O0

Hey Boet, waar val jy uit ? Hoe gaan die studies en sien ons jou by die bash ?

Op die stadium neig dit sterk na die 1150 ADV. Het nou die dag 'n lang ent gery met 'n 1150 en baie tevrede gewees.
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #92 on: May 01, 2013, 07:37:25 am »
So jy wil vir my se selfd na jy my 1150 gery het kan jy steeds nie besluit nie ??? Ek sou dink die vraag moet wees 1150 GS or Adventure... O0

Hey Boet, waar val jy uit ? Hoe gaan die studies en sien ons jou by die bash ?

Op die stadium neig dit sterk na die 1150 ADV. Het nou die dag 'n lang ent gery met 'n 1150 en baie tevrede gewees.

Eish man ek is soos die skim deesdae, sluip hier rond soos die manne in wit waarvan kneeslider praat. Die bash is op die stadium 'n longshot, ek sal maar volgende keer moet opmaak vir verlore bashes...
 

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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #94 on: May 01, 2013, 11:02:29 am »
i think chairman meow is on to something.  the hpn scoots are dear but the weight is low, suspension is good and it can pillion.  not sure anyone has put a sidecar on it but you can always be the first!  plus, you already have the bike!  send your project bike to altus and get him to send it to germany.  you wonthave to put a lump sum down and can pay as you go. 

hmmm, think i might do this! ;)
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #95 on: May 01, 2013, 11:37:46 am »
I shared my retirement plan with Lyn last night... selling up, take only what can be packed on a bike and ride. She gave me a long look and said :

"What bike ?

Man, I love this girl  :3some:
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #96 on: May 01, 2013, 11:46:05 am »
i think chairman meow is on to something.  the hpn scoots are dear but the weight is low, suspension is good and it can pillion.  not sure anyone has put a sidecar on it but you can always be the first!  plus, you already have the bike!  send your project bike to altus and get him to send it to germany.  you wonthave to put a lump sum down and can pay as you go. 

hmmm, think i might do this! ;)

No Need to go the german route, enough DIY projects & research been done right here, might not be the 'Real deal'. but for a Zen master like yourself Jup, sure this would not matter.....as Billy - Joe said.....it kind of ticks all the boxes and you have enough time to build it.  :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #97 on: May 01, 2013, 11:50:06 am »
i think chairman meow is on to something.  the hpn scoots are dear but the weight is low, suspension is good and it can pillion.  not sure anyone has put a sidecar on it but you can always be the first!  plus, you already have the bike!  send your project bike to altus and get him to send it to germany.  you wonthave to put a lump sum down and can pay as you go. 

hmmm, think i might do this! ;)

No Need to go the german route, enough DIY projects & research been done right here, might not be the 'Real deal'. but for a Zen master like yourself Jup, sure this would not matter.....as Billy - Joe said.....it kind of ticks all the boxes and you have enough time to build it.  :thumleft:

Might get back to something like that later, but for now my build Mojo is gone, so the projects are packed away.
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Re: My Retirement Bike ?
« Reply #98 on: May 01, 2013, 12:01:51 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:
 

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« Reply #99 on: May 01, 2013, 12:07:28 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:


Dis hoekom ek die side-car opsie oop hou. EN, ek gaan net 63 wees  :biggrin:
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