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Offline Whethefakawe

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« on: June 26, 2006, 02:24:34 am »
Howzit everybody,
I just signed up, been watching for a while, it's good to get nonsense from home. I'm stuck in Arizona for now, will be leaving these shores before 2007 kicks in. I just got back from SA, back to graft and it's not making me smile at all.
Suppose I should stick my head up out of the foxhole - I've got a KTM 950S and a few other dirtbikes, KTM, Maico and Honda XR 650. The 950 is my first bike that spends any time on roads, so I'm not keen on traffic, stick to dirt as much as possible. Haven't dropped it yet!
Oh, I forgot to mention - Hardly-Ablesons SUCK!!! 1920's POS technology!
Must go shit-shave-shampoo now and go earn a few shillingi.
Cheers
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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2006, 07:47:05 am »
Welcome dude. Enjoy the forum and post some pics of those bikes when you get a chance....
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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2006, 07:48:36 am »
Yeah huzzit and welcome man.

Must be some awesome desert riding in Arizona from what I've seen.
 

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« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2006, 08:02:00 am »
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Welcome dude. Enjoy the forum and post some pics of those bikes when you get a chance....


Yep, welcome, I specifically want to see the Maico, is it the 490 2 stroke twin shock, that was a beast of a machine!

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« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2006, 08:31:27 am »
Welcome lost one!

Enjoy the forum!
 

Offline X Banana Boy

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« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2006, 02:23:48 pm »
Howzit.  Good to have another yank on the forum.   :D
 

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« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2006, 02:53:50 pm »
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Howzit.  Good to have another yank at the forum.   :D


Fixed it for you banana man 8)


Welcome wethefakareu and for some reason always wanted to go to Arizona even though I have no idea what places of interest there is to see. Care to share a few photo's from that side of the world dude  :)
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« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2006, 11:41:31 am »
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OK,
Back on the green planet. Thanks for the welcome, I'll post shots of bikes and riding in AZ (and elsewhere, including Colorado and Uganda) as soon as I have time etc. My Maico is an 82 250, just like I raced at Brickor, Syringa, Back of the Moon, Rosherville, Durban Deep etc back in the day.  One tiny but sensitive detail though, I'm NOT a yank, so expect commentary straight from the horse's arse. I'm not known for being shy or tongue-tied. Or respectful of "authority".
Of course, any biker hooligans are welcome to crash at my place, pull in any time, got a pool and tools etc. Fridge full of good beer at all times, none of that budweiser chemical piss. Even found a supplier over here for Windhoeks, can't beat the kraut beer. Reinheitsgebot and all that.
I've been an ex-pat my whole adult life, in the land of the fat, spelled f-r-e-e over here, in Kenya, Somalia, Rwanda, Burundi, the former Soviet Union so I don't smoke bone, call a spade a spade. Just like most of what I see here, that's why I popped up, don't belong to any other sites  including advrider, (anymore!)  they only like free speech if it conforms with the official line. Kinda like the whole country.
Any old bike squad members here?
Cheers boeties :D
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Howzit, again, so the MAICO is an 82, I had a Montesa Capra of about 1976 vintage, so if you raced on 82,s etc, you must be an old fart like some of the others around here.
I once saw a mechanic almost lose two fingers to a Maico in Shrewsbury , England. The mechanic was fiddling with the shops race bike Maico (a 460 or 490 I think) and had two fingers in the exhaust port when the salesman decided to show a customer the compression! And you did not pussy foot kicking those things, I still cringe thinking about it.
ADVRider is like most of America, the official line is the only line acceptable. I work for an American Company so I do know.

Welshie  :twisted:  8)

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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2006, 11:44:16 am »
Brikor and Corobrik

Eish , thats going back to when I was a lightie.
 

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« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2006, 11:51:24 am »
Yep the days of Grant Maben, Charlie Tissen, Russel Beattie etc.

Was zipping arround on 80's back then.
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« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2006, 02:29:19 pm »
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I'm NOT a yank, so expect commentary straight from the horse's arse.


 :D  :D   They kept telling me i was a yank. :shock: and i love in the south!!  Now i tell people i am African American  :twisted:  as i became a US citizen this year.  Usually give people a laugh.
 

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« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2006, 02:42:49 pm »
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One tiny but sensitive detail though, I'm NOT a yank, so expect commentary straight from the horse's arse. I'm not known for being shy or tongue-tied. Or respectful of "authority".


Welcome, you're at the right place

What did you do at all those great tourist destinations like Burundi etc mentioned earlier?  I guess not selling holiday timeshares? :lol:

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« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2006, 04:04:10 pm »
hoezit bru,
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« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2006, 04:17:40 pm »
Whethe.... you are HERE!!!  :twisted:  :twisted: Welkom aan boord and all that shit.  :wink: