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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #20 on: December 11, 2014, 10:47:49 pm »
I think the XR650Lady will be the best bike for a girl to start learning on  :pot:  :imaposer:
 

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2014, 10:50:50 pm »
I think the XR650Lady will be the best bike for a girl to start learning on  :pot:  :imaposer:

yip, but a feisty lady will quickly demand something more powerful  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2014, 11:01:00 pm »
I think the XR650Lady will be the best bike for a girl to start learning on  :pot:  :imaposer:

yip, but a feisty lady will quickly demand something more powerful  :thumleft:

Party girls is met min tevrede, so maybe sal hulle bly by die 650  :imaposer:   :imaposer:
 

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2014, 11:11:55 pm »
I think the XR650Lady will be the best bike for a girl to start learning on  :pot:  :imaposer:

yip, but a feisty lady will quickly demand something more powerful  :thumleft:

Party girls is met min tevrede, so maybe sal hulle bly by die 650  :imaposer:   :imaposer:

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #24 on: December 12, 2014, 08:26:41 am »
Please excuse Bundu and Manic I rattled their cages and their is not enough going on in the KTM section.

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #25 on: December 12, 2014, 11:34:30 am »
Please excuse Bundu and Manic I rattled their cages and their is not enough going on in the KTM section.

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=164793.100

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #26 on: December 12, 2014, 11:49:55 am »
I started motor biking 5months ago on a Honda XR125L... I have done more than 2000 km without falling... Maybe because the bike is light and I could handle it in most off-road conditions ....and I am a "safety-freak" :lol8:
I am looking at a few other bike options now... :ricky:
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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #27 on: December 12, 2014, 12:08:23 pm »
I started motor biking 5months ago on a Honda XR125L... I have done more than 2000 km without falling... Maybe because the bike is light and I could handle it in most off-road conditions ....and I am a "safety-freak" :lol8:
I am looking at a few other bike options now... :ricky:

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #28 on: December 12, 2014, 12:16:50 pm »
I started motor biking 5months ago on a Honda XR125L... I have done more than 2000 km without falling... Maybe because the bike is light and I could handle it in most off-road conditions ....and I am a "safety-freak" :lol8:
I am looking at a few other bike options now... :ricky:

En die hele forum is baie trots op jou Twe-Twe :biggrin:  :thumleft:

Jy kap dit al flou en dis baie mooi  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #29 on: December 12, 2014, 12:18:12 pm »
I started motor biking 5months ago on a Honda XR125L... I have done more than 2000 km without falling... Maybe because the bike is light and I could handle it in most off-road conditions ....and I am a "safety-freak" :lol8:
I am looking at a few other bike options now... :ricky:

En die hele forum is baie trots op jou Twe-Twe :biggrin:  :thumleft:

Jy kap dit al flou en dis baie mooi  :thumleft:

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #30 on: December 12, 2014, 12:44:17 pm »
I started motor biking 5months ago on a Honda XR125L... I have done more than 2000 km without falling... Maybe because the bike is light and I could handle it in most off-road conditions ....and I am a "safety-freak" :lol8:
I am looking at a few other bike options now... :ricky:

En die hele forum is baie trots op jou Twe-Twe :biggrin:  :thumleft:

Jy kap dit al flou en dis baie mooi  :thumleft:

Ja julle etters-- n mooi blond is julle trots op--- wat van my? Wie is trots op my?????? :'( :'( :'(
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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #31 on: December 12, 2014, 01:36:06 pm »
Jou simpatie is die dag by die deur uit toe daai skeersak en crocks foto opgeduik het  :peepwall:
 

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #32 on: December 12, 2014, 01:40:17 pm »
Jou simpatie is die dag by die deur uit toe daai skeersak en crocks foto opgeduik het  :peepwall:


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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #33 on: December 12, 2014, 01:41:15 pm »

Ja julle etters-- n mooi blond is julle trots op--- wat van my? Wie is trots op my?????? :'( :'( :'(

As jy hare van enige kleur gehad het, dan kon ons ook op jou trots wees maar, helaas ....


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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #34 on: December 12, 2014, 02:05:26 pm »
Jou simpatie is die dag by die deur uit toe daai skeersak en crocks foto opgeduik het  :peepwall:


 :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:


Arme ou ETS, daai kiekie gaan hy nooit ooit oorleef nie

Maar, maar dan verstaan ek die forum verkeerd!!Ek dog dis n mooi foto????

If i had to explain you would not understand anyway......
 

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #35 on: December 12, 2014, 02:07:05 pm »
Jou simpatie is die dag by die deur uit toe daai skeersak en crocks foto opgeduik het  :peepwall:


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Arme ou ETS, daai kiekie gaan hy nooit ooit oorleef nie

Maar, maar dan verstaan ek die forum verkeerd!!Ek dog dis n mooi foto????



Hy is inderdaad,  maar die een van jou in die bad is mooier  :lol8:
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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #36 on: December 12, 2014, 02:11:45 pm »
Jou simpatie is die dag by die deur uit toe daai skeersak en crocks foto opgeduik het  :peepwall:


 :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:


Arme ou ETS, daai kiekie gaan hy nooit ooit oorleef nie

Maar, maar dan verstaan ek die forum verkeerd!!Ek dog dis n mooi foto????



Hy is inderdaad,  maar die een van jou in die bad is mooier  :lol8:

Dit was van  my swak kant af!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Miskien moet julle my teer gevoelens uitlos en eerdr konsentreer op watse bike die dame moet ry. Ek se niks onder n 250 nie.
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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #37 on: December 18, 2014, 03:04:08 pm »
What size is it?
This was my experience in the last 2 years with my wife.

Rule 1: Their feet must be firm on the ground.
Rule 2: Bike musn't be "butch" it must have a "lady look" to it.

Trust me, when you get to the ATGATT you are going to have fun. Whatever they buy, color and look is the most important.

What is your budget for a bike?

Wow. So much sexism in 1 post.

What exactly is a "lady look"? And seriously, we're more concerned woth colour and look than safety and capability?

Sigh.

Starter bike for a girl = would you use it to start riding if you were 5ft6 (average height) and physically smaller? Only thing you need to think about.

We're juat lighter and smaller than guys. That's all.

Aagh not you again! Remember our previous chat? I'm not even going to waste my time explaining myself because you simply read what you want to and believe only what you want to.

Now, how about you being more constructive and give us your opinion regarding the "perfect bike" and things to  look out for when buying gear?

I have no idea what the perfect bike is as every person is different. She needs to go and sit on them and test ride them. Just like guys, every women is different and will like different things.

I figure if starting, a light and easy to control bike is best, but I learnt to ride on an 800GS so, again, no idea.

Gear wise - identical gear to a guy starting out. You'll struggle to find gloves as girls tend to have tiny hands. A woman who cares more about what it looks like than its protection ability shouldn't be riding a motorbike.

What is a "lady" looking bike? That is a ridiculous statement.

As long as the woman in question is comfortable, the bike is fine. All women are different heights and weight, and mentally different, so how can 1 bike fit all women?

The sexism was about a ladies bike (what is that) and caring more about what the gear looks like vs practicality.
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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #38 on: December 18, 2014, 04:56:51 pm »
What size is it?
This was my experience in the last 2 years with my wife.

Rule 1: Their feet must be firm on the ground.
Rule 2: Bike musn't be "butch" it must have a "lady look" to it.

Trust me, when you get to the ATGATT you are going to have fun. Whatever they buy, color and look is the most important.

What is your budget for a bike?

Wow. So much sexism in 1 post.

What exactly is a "lady look"? And seriously, we're more concerned woth colour and look than safety and capability?

Sigh.

Starter bike for a girl = would you use it to start riding if you were 5ft6 (average height) and physically smaller? Only thing you need to think about.

We're juat lighter and smaller than guys. That's all.

Aagh not you again! Remember our previous chat? I'm not even going to waste my time explaining myself because you simply read what you want to and believe only what you want to.

Now, how about you being more constructive and give us your opinion regarding the "perfect bike" and things to  look out for when buying gear?

I have no idea what the perfect bike is as every person is different. She needs to go and sit on them and test ride them. Just like guys, every women is different and will like different things.

I figure if starting, a light and easy to control bike is best, but I learnt to ride on an 800GS so, again, no idea.

Gear wise - identical gear to a guy starting out. You'll struggle to find gloves as girls tend to have tiny hands. A woman who cares more about what it looks like than its protection ability shouldn't be riding a motorbike.

What is a "lady" looking bike? That is a ridiculous statement.

As long as the woman in question is comfortable, the bike is fine. All women are different heights and weight, and mentally different, so how can 1 bike fit all women?

The sexism was about a ladies bike (what is that) and caring more about what the gear looks like vs practicality.

Well, you clearly didn't have a problem with saddle height - you seem to ride around on a pretty high horse. Why don't you climb down from it every now and then?

"Lady Look bike" - they usually have pretty small tanks - you don't need much fuel range to ride between the kitchen sink and the ironing board.
 

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Re: Starter Bike for a lady?
« Reply #39 on: December 18, 2014, 05:01:39 pm »
What size is it?
This was my experience in the last 2 years with my wife.

Rule 1: Their feet must be firm on the ground.
Rule 2: Bike musn't be "butch" it must have a "lady look" to it.

Trust me, when you get to the ATGATT you are going to have fun. Whatever they buy, color and look is the most important.

What is your budget for a bike?

Wow. So much sexism in 1 post.

What exactly is a "lady look"? And seriously, we're more concerned woth colour and look than safety and capability?

Sigh.

Starter bike for a girl = would you use it to start riding if you were 5ft6 (average height) and physically smaller? Only thing you need to think about.

We're juat lighter and smaller than guys. That's all.

Aagh not you again! Remember our previous chat? I'm not even going to waste my time explaining myself because you simply read what you want to and believe only what you want to.

Now, how about you being more constructive and give us your opinion regarding the "perfect bike" and things to  look out for when buying gear?

I have no idea what the perfect bike is as every person is different. She needs to go and sit on them and test ride them. Just like guys, every women is different and will like different things.

I figure if starting, a light and easy to control bike is best, but I learnt to ride on an 800GS so, again, no idea.

Gear wise - identical gear to a guy starting out. You'll struggle to find gloves as girls tend to have tiny hands. A woman who cares more about what it looks like than its protection ability shouldn't be riding a motorbike.

What is a "lady" looking bike? That is a ridiculous statement.

As long as the woman in question is comfortable, the bike is fine. All women are different heights and weight, and mentally different, so how can 1 bike fit all women?

The sexism was about a ladies bike (what is that) and caring more about what the gear looks like vs practicality.

Well, you clearly didn't have a problem with saddle height - you seem to ride around on a pretty high horse. Why don't you climb down from it every now and then?

"Lady Look bike" - they usually have pretty small tanks - you don't need much fuel range to ride between the kitchen sink and the ironing board.
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