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Offline AntVan

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #20 on: April 08, 2014, 08:30:14 pm »
Goeie eier. Dit lyk seer
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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #21 on: April 08, 2014, 08:45:09 pm »
This happened to me on the way to the buff. Scratched the beak about 5 k damages
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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #22 on: April 08, 2014, 08:47:38 pm »
This thing cost a clip - not even sure how to fit it......
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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #23 on: April 08, 2014, 08:48:32 pm »
Ouch, now I like my cover even more!
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #24 on: April 08, 2014, 08:51:57 pm »
This thread was more to do with what did not go wrong, and a lighter thread to the usual "it's a crap bike and it's going to break or kill you" religion.  :biggrin: Seems like even those are quickly going downwards


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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #25 on: April 08, 2014, 09:08:53 pm »
Well, we did not listen... :peepwall:

...and probably did not care... :pot:

...also, my wheel did not fall off!  :imaposer:
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #26 on: April 08, 2014, 09:18:31 pm »
 :laughing4: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #27 on: April 08, 2014, 09:30:03 pm »
Knor - looks like that guard covers that part that broke on my bike, I thought it acted as a cooler for the LED light. I think there is a fan in there? Where did you get it?
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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #28 on: April 08, 2014, 09:32:52 pm »
Knor - looks like that guard covers that part that broke on my bike, I thought it acted as a cooler for the LED light. I think there is a fan in there? Where did you get it?

Mine is from BMW
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #29 on: April 09, 2014, 12:49:12 am »
Ek het pas 2700+ trip gedoen met "full kit webbing en geweer" en hy loop net al lekkerder.

Vir grondpad, blaas die bande af (tussen 1.9 en 2.1) en kry jou settings reg (enduro / soft) en hy hanteer goed.

Ek het vroeg in die lewe geleer dat jy selfs jou vinger in jou neus kan afbreek as jy net genoeg probeer.
As jy wil jaag, kry 'n resies kar, as jy wil rowwe terein ry kry 'n Unimog. Dieselfde vir motorfietse.

Gebruik hom waarvoor hy ontwerp is en dit sal goed gaan met jou.

Die Toyota, Ford ens. manne verander suspensies, sit snorkels en alles wat kan oop en toe maak op om te gaan 4x4 toer, dieselfde vir motorfietse.

My opinie:
'n Dual purpose / GS met 'n 1200 enjin is nie ontwerp vir 'n baan nie, hy is ontwerp om langafstande grondpad en teerpad te toer. Niks fout met hier en daar so bietjie meer gas gee as wat nodig is nie, jy betaal mos self die bande en die brandstof. So lank jy hom met respek behandel sal hy jou ook met respek behandel.


 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #30 on: April 09, 2014, 05:04:22 am »
Ek het pas 2700+ trip gedoen met "full kit webbing en geweer" en hy loop net al lekkerder.

Vir grondpad, blaas die bande af (tussen 1.9 en 2.1) en kry jou settings reg (enduro / soft) en hy hanteer goed.

Ek het vroeg in die lewe geleer dat jy selfs jou vinger in jou neus kan afbreek as jy net genoeg probeer.
As jy wil jaag, kry 'n resies kar, as jy wil rowwe terein ry kry 'n Unimog. Dieselfde vir motorfietse.

Gebruik hom waarvoor hy ontwerp is en dit sal goed gaan met jou.

Die Toyota, Ford ens. manne verander suspensies, sit snorkels en alles wat kan oop en toe maak op om te gaan 4x4 toer, dieselfde vir motorfietse.

My opinie:
'n Dual purpose / GS met 'n 1200 enjin is nie ontwerp vir 'n baan nie, hy is ontwerp om langafstande grondpad en teerpad te toer. Niks fout met hier en daar so bietjie meer gas gee as wat nodig is nie, jy betaal mos self die bande en die brandstof. So lank jy hom met respek behandel sal hy jou ook met respek behandel.

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #31 on: April 09, 2014, 08:54:44 am »
Bummer

Does not count. He left the U - lock in and tried to ride off :D

But the lock did not break :lol8:
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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #32 on: April 09, 2014, 09:05:18 am »
Bummer

Does not count. He left the U - lock in and tried to ride off :D

But the lock did not break :lol8:

:imaposer:
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #33 on: April 09, 2014, 09:47:20 am »
I did about 2 200 k's last week around and through Lesotho, with no problems experienced whatsoever. Did a lot of the gravel roads and passes around Lady Grey, Rhodes, as well as the Sani Pass.

Even did an unplanned very rough Jeep track to nowhere in the mountains, with very steep loose up and downhills, rocky terrain with fairly substantial 'steps' etc. Although I missed the 450 BM, the 1200 took it all in it's stride!
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #34 on: April 09, 2014, 10:06:54 am »
My gears did not "Clunk"
No tank slapper
No oil leaks
No water leaks
And no " Moerse smile"

Drove with the car today
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #35 on: April 09, 2014, 10:30:08 am »
About the clunking gears, I have found that the lower the gear lever is, in other words, the steeper the angle away from the footpeg, you tend to shift quicker and easier, and less clunks strangely enough???
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #36 on: April 10, 2014, 08:10:51 am »
I did about 2 200 k's last week around and through Lesotho, with no problems experienced whatsoever. Did a lot of the gravel roads and passes around Lady Grey, Rhodes, as well as the Sani Pass.

Even did an unplanned very rough Jeep track to nowhere in the mountains, with very steep loose up and downhills, rocky terrain with fairly substantial 'steps' etc. Although I missed the 450 BM, the 1200 took it all in it's stride!

Why is the bike on a drip in the second piccie ??? :lol8:
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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #37 on: April 10, 2014, 11:36:30 am »
I did about 2 200 k's last week around and through Lesotho, with no problems experienced whatsoever. Did a lot of the gravel roads and passes around Lady Grey, Rhodes, as well as the Sani Pass.

Even did an unplanned very rough Jeep track to nowhere in the mountains, with very steep loose up and downhills, rocky terrain with fairly substantial 'steps' etc. Although I missed the 450 BM, the 1200 took it all in it's stride!

Why is the bike on a drip in the second piccie ??? :lol8:

Tyreslime!?
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #38 on: April 10, 2014, 03:20:40 pm »
I did about 2 200 k's last week around and through Lesotho, with no problems experienced whatsoever. Did a lot of the gravel roads and passes around Lady Grey, Rhodes, as well as the Sani Pass.

Even did an unplanned very rough Jeep track to nowhere in the mountains, with very steep loose up and downhills, rocky terrain with fairly substantial 'steps' etc. Although I missed the 450 BM, the 1200 took it all in it's stride!

Why is the bike on a drip in the second piccie ??? :lol8:

Tyreslime!?

No, it is just a co rider having some water after a very tiring and exiting bit of road!
 

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Re: What did not go wrong today...
« Reply #39 on: November 06, 2017, 08:19:15 pm »
You know what? Sure Hildr has her issues. I’ve just paid allottamoney to fix her suspension after hitting an animal at night. But then I read about other bikers being scared of a bike above 250 CC. You know what: Hildr allows even someone like me to ride mud, gravel, anything, and then I get on tar and ride the highway as well. And when I want to tour we put SWAMBO on the back and easily ride all the way to Jeffrey’s.

What other bike can do all this?
I don't always drop my bike, but when I do, I prefer to drop her in front of a crowd