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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #20 on: March 11, 2014, 04:24:58 pm »
Awesome going!
So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #21 on: March 11, 2014, 07:11:32 pm »
Loving this thread. All the best with your first enduro. I hope you manage to finish but if you don't don't beat yourself up about it.

I went from self proclaimed riding God to crying little girl in the first 20 minutes riding with the enduro guys here in Peru when I started out. I nearly gave up completely, but its amazing how quickly one learns in the racing environment, and within 2 weeks I was able to keep up, albeit only just!

I expect this to happen again this year :P
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2014, 08:36:03 am »
All the cliches.... :thumleft:   :ricky:   >:D  ...oh yes, and:   :imaposer:
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #23 on: March 12, 2014, 08:46:24 am »
Social Bikes  :lol8:  We do not have that pussy class in our neck of the woods.  :peepwall:
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #24 on: March 12, 2014, 09:37:24 am »
I went from self proclaimed riding God to crying little girl in the first 20 minutes

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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #25 on: March 12, 2014, 09:39:35 am »
I went from self proclaimed riding God to crying little girl in the first 20 minutes

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The first twenty minutes is the worst ever...

And then they say woman are tougher and guys won't be able to give birth...   :P
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #26 on: March 12, 2014, 09:42:51 am »
All the cliches.... :thumleft:   :ricky:   >:D  ...oh yes, and:   :imaposer:

SHIT! There goes me starting from the back.

In other news, Time Freight may finally have got their act together and got my bike to Cape Town, which means if they actually deliver it, and after redoing the jetting, changing oils etc., I may actually get my first ride on it before lining up at the start. There go my excuses...

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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #27 on: March 12, 2014, 05:19:12 pm »
Look what arrived today. I thought it had 30 hours on it. Which is pretty amazing for a 2007.


It's got 30 miles! Ethical dilemma - can I really go race this thing??















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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #28 on: March 12, 2014, 05:33:01 pm »
Very very nice buy that!! Beautiful little bikes. Nou gaan ry nou die kak uit hom uit, dis waarvoor hulle gemaak is!! Good luck
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #29 on: March 12, 2014, 05:42:46 pm »
Wow, that's in great condition!

Amazing. If I may ask, what did it cost you?
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #30 on: March 12, 2014, 05:54:15 pm »
It's got 30 miles! Ethical dilemma - can I really go race this thing??

At one stage in the not distant past, an enduro could easily be mistaken for a KDX bash - it would be un-ethical to not race it.
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #31 on: March 12, 2014, 07:01:26 pm »
That is a museum piece and probably worth some cash from a collector.  :3some:
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #32 on: March 12, 2014, 07:11:06 pm »
Dude, goodluck!

awesome opening thread man - the whole under the stars thing etc sounded awesome!
Good luck and take plenty of pic and report as often as possible.

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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #33 on: March 12, 2014, 07:21:10 pm »
That is a museum piece and probably worth some cash from a collector.  :3some:

There are collectors of these kinds of things? Hmmmmm. I need a race bike! :)

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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #34 on: March 12, 2014, 07:43:35 pm »
Ian, I also bought quite a neat one, just takes about 2 races then it's fine, just do it, or do-it on a R60 Ktm (which I actually reaallly wants) ..
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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #35 on: March 12, 2014, 09:27:52 pm »
Ian, I also bought quite a neat one, just takes about 2 races then it's fine, just do it, or do-it on a R60 Ktm (which I actually reaallly wants) ..

Yeah, I'd happily trade this for one of those, but unfortunately buying one is out of the question.

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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #36 on: March 13, 2014, 12:32:00 pm »
Awesome. I look forward to hearing about your antics.

Have you seen that N[]va's Amageza bike is for sale....  :pot: :pot:

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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #37 on: March 13, 2014, 12:44:31 pm »
Awesome. I look forward to hearing about your antics.

MissM, we havn't had a female rider at Amageza since 2012. There was a X Challenge last year, and he made it all the way to the finish.
So have you entered?  :pot:
 

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Re: Racing Panda's Road to Amageza!
« Reply #38 on: March 13, 2014, 12:53:13 pm »
I am absolutely desperate to do it. More than you can imagine! Plus the bike already has the LR tank...

My issue is money. I am a lowly English teacher, and I don't earn enough to enter, pay for petrol and tweak all of the things that need to be done on the bike.

Monkeyboy is sick of hearing about how much I want to do the Amageza. It is a dream, though, until I can figure out how to get the money!
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« Reply #39 on: March 13, 2014, 01:01:15 pm »
I am absolutely desperate to do it. More than you can imagine! Plus the bike already has the LR tank...
My issue is money. I am a lowly English teacher, and I don't earn enough to enter, pay for petrol and tweak all of the things that need to be done on the bike.
Monkeyboy is sick of hearing about how much I want to do the Amageza. It is a dream, though, until I can figure out how to get the money!

I was just stirring. I understand completely, except for the bit about "lowly teacher". Teachers may be lowly in the salary scale, but I reckon they are up near the top in the social impact scale.
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