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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #40 on: November 22, 2016, 07:23:23 am »
ABout the switches on the bars, I have my lights, hooter and indicator switches on the tower rather than on the bars and that passed through scrutineering just fine.
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #41 on: November 22, 2016, 07:57:36 am »
ABout the switches on the bars, I have my lights, hooter and indicator switches on the tower rather than on the bars and that passed through scrutineering just fine.

Thanks BB - this thread is however a bit worthless with the news of no Baja next year.  I'll resurrect it if there ever is a Baja again.  :dontknow: :crybaby2:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #42 on: November 23, 2016, 08:33:57 am »
Ag don't be so negative. Every year we go through this shite.  :3some:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #43 on: November 23, 2016, 08:56:36 am »
Ag don't be so negative. Every year we go through this shite.  :3some:

Not that bad.  :biggrin:  I still have hope ......... and a bike to build.  :thumleft:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #44 on: November 23, 2016, 04:51:35 pm »
Thanks BB - this thread is however a bit worthless with the news of no Baja next year.  I'll resurrect it if there ever is a Baja again.  :dontknow: :crybaby2:

Rise, Lazarus, you have a race to prepare for.....  :imaposer:
http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=202399.msg3723502;boardseen#new

 

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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #45 on: November 23, 2016, 05:10:19 pm »
Thanks BB - this thread is however a bit worthless with the news of no Baja next year.  I'll resurrect it if there ever is a Baja again.  :dontknow: :crybaby2:

Rise, Lazarus, you have a race to prepare for.....  :imaposer:
http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=202399.msg3723502;boardseen#new

 :imaposer: :imaposer: You said it SteveD!  Already applied to register my account on the website.  When that's done, entry will be confirmed!   :ricky: :ricky:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #46 on: November 23, 2016, 08:59:08 pm »
Mooi Man! :thumright:
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I have a dream ..............
« Reply #47 on: November 23, 2016, 10:24:47 pm »
Well done! I wouldn't bother with the rear tank. More weight, more to go wrong. The front tank has enough range and is balanced. Generally, keep everything as simple as possible - less crap = less problems. Weight and complexity the enemy.

If I rally again next year it will be on a bog standard KTM 500 with indicators, 19l tank and handlebar-mounted nav gear. Klaar!

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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #48 on: November 24, 2016, 05:43:34 am »
Thanks Max, I tend to agree on the rear tank.

I am however seriously contemplating now doing the Baja with the CRFX, providing I get my arse into gear and finish it.  By that time I'll know the bike so well + I'll have a full spares list in the plastic CRFX I have.  Will be a photo finish though.
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #49 on: November 30, 2016, 01:25:57 pm »
 :ricky: Goooi mielies ons kyk uit vir jou  :ricky:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #50 on: December 02, 2016, 06:37:22 pm »
Dankie zetman, ek sien sommer jy gaan my op my tone hou.

Where I spend lots of time at the moment and draw inspiration from:






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« Reply #51 on: December 02, 2016, 06:43:25 pm »
GPS & bracket - Check




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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #52 on: December 02, 2016, 06:49:37 pm »
I've been riding in this helmet now for the last 10 years, so it was a good excuse to replace it now.



Helmet - check




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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #53 on: December 02, 2016, 07:40:14 pm »
Flippen nice wat jy hier doen!


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« Reply #54 on: December 02, 2016, 07:57:53 pm »
Flippen nice wat jy hier doen!


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Baie dankie.  Ek hoop van harte ek kan vir net een persoon inspireer om ook 'n droom na te streef.  :thumleft:
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Re: I have a dream ..............
« Reply #55 on: December 06, 2016, 08:00:04 am »
Gooi mielies!
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« Reply #56 on: December 06, 2016, 08:14:47 am »
 :ricky: Love die Helmet en jou MAN Cave kom mooi aan sterkte en hou jou   Cave Netjies  :deal:
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« Reply #57 on: December 06, 2016, 09:46:54 am »
Dankie manne.

Het gisteraand met Jan Sand gesels en gaan volgende jaar saam met hom begin oefen.

Very excited to be able to spend some time with someone with the necessary experience.

Terwyl ek gisteraand met Jan oor die foon gesels (ek kan mos nie stil staan as ek praat nie) loop ek die man cave plat op en af en kyk en vat aan alles.  Toe sien ek die:



This must have happened on the last ride in Mafikeng, because apart from washing the bike, I have not touched it since.

Ek kon 'n stel voor tande kwyt gewees het!


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« Reply #58 on: December 23, 2016, 08:43:51 pm »
Re smoking;
At the time I stopped I was on 80 a day, (I was working up to 19 Hrs a day, a lot of it in the car) I got a pain in my chest, the wife thought I was going to have a heart attack, called the Doc who said I should cut down!, I was about 31 at the time. Long story short, I decided that it was in my best interest to stop, I did, cold turkey. I kept the cigarettes and lighter in the car. When I had the craving I could go to the car and have one, But I had now missed out on one for an hour or so, so if I lit one up now it would mean that, that hour was now down the drain and I would have to start again!!! and there in lies the secret of quitting for me. That was about 30 years ago. Yes there were days of extreme craving, I was not prepared to give in to that vice and surrender my success. I will confess that it was not easy. Oh, and the money saved, I bought a complete radio controlled aeroplane which was put back into kit form on several occasions.
Your determination to do the Baja together with increasing your level of fitness will give you the inspiration to quit. Go for it.
This post is amazing, to see the number of Dogs giving you the encouragement to go for it is fantastic, Realise your dream, life is short.
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« Reply #59 on: January 10, 2017, 04:41:18 pm »
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