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Offline Wild Wizards

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My New Bike
« on: August 31, 2013, 05:48:06 pm »
After selling the XR 250 (my first bike) a couple of years ago, I thought I'd never ride again.  On Friday, Bruce (my husband) says he has found a bike for me, CRF 230.  My dream bike. Ok, I know this sounds like a girl, in 2008 I stepped into a Honda shop in Durban close to Gateway Shopping Mall (I think that's what the mall was called).  I saw the CRF 230 and was in love. I never thought I'd ever have the opportunity to ride my dream bike.

Now that dream has come true ...
CRF 230
XR 650
KTM 990 Adv
...And Grandpa's '86 KLR250
 

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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2013, 05:51:16 pm »
Never stop dreaming .Enjoy and I hope you have BIG fun on your Awsome bike.
Enjoy.
 

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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2013, 05:58:34 pm »
I know the feeling. Also riding my dreambike :ricky:
Good one Bruce  :thumleft:
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2013, 08:12:26 pm »
My son has one too and I love going for a ride between the orchards - enjoy
 

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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2013, 08:22:13 pm »
 :thumleft:

Life is hard - even harder if you are stupid.
 

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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2013, 09:24:08 pm »
COOL!! Enjoy!!! Hopefully get my dream bike in January!!!
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2013, 10:04:24 pm »
Enjoy....... Now Bruce can teach you to wheelie as well as he can on it .
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2013, 03:18:58 pm »
Nice one....enjoy!!!!
 

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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2013, 05:59:57 pm »
lekkeerrrr
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2013, 06:51:31 pm »
 :hello2: :hello2: :hello2: :hello2: :hello2: :hello2: :hello2: :hello2:
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #10 on: September 03, 2013, 07:08:01 pm »
My first ride was awesome ...
but then I had to hand the bike over to Seth as he too wanted to learn how to ride...
What a natural on a bike ... guess it's in the genes...
Obviously Bruce had to show us how it's done ...


Bring on Saturday morning where we can go riding again.
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XR 650
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #11 on: September 04, 2013, 10:02:40 pm »
WW - where were the photos taken??

Looks like a nice place to go and play.  My guess is that it is close to Kidds Beach??
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2013, 12:56:33 pm »
Hi JMOL, nope, in Gonubie.
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #13 on: September 06, 2013, 06:15:03 am »
 :thumleft:
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2013, 01:08:17 pm »
and this is what I learnt today ...
Bruce showed me  how to launch .... and after many attempts ...
I finally hit some air.... no words to describe the awesome feeling
The bike and I sailed though the air ...
CRF 230
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2013, 08:41:59 am »
 :)
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Re: My New Bike
« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2013, 09:02:25 am »
Looks like you are going to have loads of fun with that!
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