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@Warren Ellwood; thank you for taking the trouble to explain what you are doing, I have decided to wait for, and watch the actual programs. This will enable me
to see it as a complete picture.
In the meantime, BMW add or not, all my best wishes for the venture.
 

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Oh wow, I cannot wait to see this. Well done to you guys, Warren, and strongs going forward for the rest of the episodes.  :thumleft:
 

Offline HeeBs

Looks brilliant! Well done!!

Keep us Dogs in the loop - it's one thing to watch a show but it'll be cool and an added dimension if you can give some backround chat after an episode !  We don't get to mingle with too many Africawood stars you know  :biggrin:

In fact, if you have any time left, starting a blog might be a good add on to the show.
 

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Re: the TV series, “Look What You’re Missing"
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2015, 07:46:11 pm »
Proudly South African,  Looks great, made me lus for another trip.

Now that is exactly the effect that we are hoping to have.
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Offline Sommer Ek

Warren just go for it and don't stop. Surround yourself with positive people, there are no time and place for negative and narrow minded people.

Hou ons op hoogte met wanneer die reeks begin.
 

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@Warren Ellwood; thank you for taking the trouble to explain what you are doing, I have decided to wait for, and watch the actual programs. This will enable me
to see it as a complete picture.
In the meantime, BMW add or not, all my best wishes for the venture.
  :thumleft: dis hoe ek ook voel! enige brand in my keel afgedruk gee my sooibrand, maar iemand moet seker betaal vir die pret? :o

kom ons kyk! :thumleft:
« Last Edit: May 21, 2015, 12:11:25 am by Bundu »
 

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Warren just go for it and don't stop. Surround yourself with positive people, there are no time and place for negative and narrow minded people.

Hou ons op hoogte met wanneer die reeks begin.

My objection had nothing to do with either narrow-mindedness, or negativity. It had to do with the influencing of riders' decisions by the giant force of modern advertising
departments. I have been riding all my adult life, since the early 70's, D/S , superbikes, trials, MX, Enduro, flattracking, Aussie sidecars and roadracing, motorcycles are to
me as part of life as anything non-essential as food,etc can ever be.
It galls me to see how something potentially beautiful like 2 close friends traversing the world on bikes[BMW or otherwise] , can be hi-jacked by a huge corporation,
and shaped and moulded like a drama to achieve only one thing; maximum sales of their product.
It is unfortunately the same 1st impression I got when I watched the OP's teaser, where the presenter even sit and talk from the bike's saddle with the viewer having to stare into a brand badge. The advertising was blatantly obvious.
How you could have missed it is astounding.
Anyway, I have undertaken to watch the program, and comment afterwards.
 

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So why no just do as you said, rather than getting just one more point across?
 

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Well done guys... looking forward to the series  :thumleft:
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Warren just go for it and don't stop. Surround yourself with positive people, there are no time and place for negative and narrow minded people.

Hou ons op hoogte met wanneer die reeks begin.

My objection had nothing to do with either narrow-mindedness, or negativity. It had to do with the influencing of riders' decisions by the giant force of modern advertising
departments. I have been riding all my adult life, since the early 70's, D/S , superbikes, trials, MX, Enduro, flattracking, Aussie sidecars and roadracing, motorcycles are to
me as part of life as anything non-essential as food,etc can ever be.
It galls me to see how something potentially beautiful like 2 close friends traversing the world on bikes[BMW or otherwise] , can be hi-jacked by a huge corporation,
and shaped and moulded like a drama to achieve only one thing; maximum sales of their product.
It is unfortunately the same 1st impression I got when I watched the OP's teaser, where the presenter even sit and talk from the bike's saddle with the viewer having to stare into a brand badge. The advertising was blatantly obvious.
How you could have missed it is astounding.
Anyway, I have undertaken to watch the program, and comment afterwards.


1. Branding is part of life. Better live in the Negev to avoid it. Or perhaps North Korea?
2. Branding helps things get paid for and done. You wouldn't see our two mates enriching other's lives without it.
3. Without BMW motorbikes, the world would be much poorer for it in several senses
4. TV series don't sell without drama, especially something as evocative as riding in the out-country. The drama is part of the sport as well.
5.  I can't add to this now  8)

Warren boet - I love it! - my friend and I did some work with M-net to do a similar show a few years back. If you'd like to chat about concepts feel free to PM me. We had some awesome ideas to inject a bit more humour and action into the romance of off-road riding.  :thumleft:
 

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I think someone hacked J-dog's account.

My bank account maybe  :eek7:
 

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I look forward to watching. i hope you make the money to carry on doing what you love.
 

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FB link doesn't work?

right click and watch on Youtube  :thumleft:
 

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Lekker Warren  :thumleft:

I especially like the "ongeskikte" roads you guys are showing, I have been on most of them and some of them are "kwaai ongeskik"  :peepwall: :ricky:

Looking forward to travelling with you guys  :thumleft: :thumleft:
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So why no just do as you said, rather than getting just one more point across?


For the same reason you had to lay your little egg boet.