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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2440 on: May 22, 2020, 09:50:55 am »
Went to Pick 'n Pay today.....

I must say the black AT tickles my fancy  :thumleft:
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2441 on: May 22, 2020, 10:00:17 am »
Went to Pick 'n Pay today.....

I must say the black AT tickles my fancy  :thumleft:
Jip... the new black and red one, as well....

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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2442 on: May 22, 2020, 10:29:36 am »
The N2 has become a place to go for a run in the mornings, here is my run along it on Monday -day 53

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Thanks for sharing. 

I must say, seems dangerous to me for humans to be running/walking near automobiles traversing at such a high rate of speed, just a few meters away.  It's unlawful here to do such a thing.

Abdolutely Big Oil

The speed limit is 75mph or 120km/h

It is illegal for pedestrians to be there but on this highway, there are people stopping, cycling, playing football, jogging, jay walking and then  there are the criminals who will put rocks in the road to bring your car to a stop so they can rob you.   

I assume it is safer in the USA but here we take the good with the bad
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2443 on: May 22, 2020, 10:39:22 am »
Took the bike to Montagu this morning for business.
The plan is to return home via a bit of a detour.

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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2444 on: May 22, 2020, 02:35:42 pm »
Took the bike to Montagu this morning for business.
The plan is to return home via a bit of a detour.

 :ricky:

Sounds too good!!
But it is dangerous riding alone that far,  with viruses waiting around every corner- should've asked me to be your backup, at least you know my bike well :-)
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2445 on: May 22, 2020, 06:15:32 pm »
Went to go see some clients on terrible roads today

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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2446 on: May 22, 2020, 09:37:22 pm »
Took the bike to Montagu this morning for business.
The plan is to return home via a bit of a detour.

 :ricky:

Sounds too good!!
But it is dangerous riding alone that far,  with viruses waiting around every corner- should've asked me to be your backup, at least you know my bike well :-)

Haha, True.   :thumleft:

I did +- 450km today. Good to clear the head.
Sunday some more with the boys.

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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2447 on: May 23, 2020, 07:08:01 am »
Headed for the coast yesterday
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2448 on: May 23, 2020, 09:00:11 am »
Headed for the coast yesterday
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2449 on: May 23, 2020, 11:22:20 am »
Headed for the coast yesterday

A bit off-topic, but how do you rate the 790 against the AT?  Don't want to ignite a pissing contest, just interested seeing as you've owned both. 

Your thoughts on that Enduristan tailpack would also be useful seeing as I've ordered one. 

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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2450 on: May 23, 2020, 11:59:24 am »
Headed for the coast yesterday

A bit off-topic, but how do you rate the 790 against the AT?  Don't want to ignite a pissing contest, just interested seeing as you've owned both. 

Your thoughts on that Enduristan tailpack would also be useful seeing as I've ordered one. 

Thanks @edgy  :thumleft:

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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2451 on: May 23, 2020, 02:15:35 pm »
Dorsland I must admit I really enjoyed the AT and still feel itís the smoothest and most comfortable bike Iíve owned by far, Iím 1.78 and could travel at any speed with my visor open and have zero buffeting and I miss that a lot!
Iím having fun on the 790 and the attraction to me is the size and weight and to a degree the hooligan fun factor although still not quite in the SE league...that bike should still be in my garage :'(
The AT is a solid reliable and comfortable machine that wonít easily let you down and that in itself means a lot, they have a bit of a reputation for being a bit pap which I never felt at all and the AT is deceiving quick with an awesome power delivery and that DCT in sports mode will leave a lot of big mean orange machines in its dust!! :thumleft:
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2452 on: May 23, 2020, 03:57:49 pm »
Took the bike to Montagu this morning for business.
The plan is to return home via a bit of a detour.

 :ricky:

Sounds too good!!
But it is dangerous riding alone that far,  with viruses waiting around every corner- should've asked me to be your backup, at least you know my bike well :-)

Haha, True.   :thumleft:

I did +- 450km today. Good to clear the head.
Sunday some more with the boys.

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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2453 on: May 23, 2020, 07:02:25 pm »
Dorsland I must admit I really enjoyed the AT and still feel itís the smoothest and most comfortable bike Iíve owned by far, Iím 1.78 and could travel at any speed with my visor open and have zero buffeting and I miss that a lot!
Iím having fun on the 790 and the attraction to me is the size and weight and to a degree the hooligan fun factor although still not quite in the SE league...that bike should still be in my garage :'(
The AT is a solid reliable and comfortable machine that wonít easily let you down and that in itself means a lot, they have a bit of a reputation for being a bit pap which I never felt at all and the AT is deceiving quick with an awesome power delivery and that DCT in sports mode will leave a lot of big mean orange machines in its dust!! :thumleft:

Just to add to that, if you adjust the torque control on the AT, it alters itís character.  I found it more aggressive when the torque control was dialed out
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2454 on: May 23, 2020, 07:44:18 pm »
Dorsland I must admit I really enjoyed the AT and still feel itís the smoothest and most comfortable bike Iíve owned by far, Iím 1.78 and could travel at any speed with my visor open and have zero buffeting and I miss that a lot!
Iím having fun on the 790 and the attraction to me is the size and weight and to a degree the hooligan fun factor although still not quite in the SE league...that bike should still be in my garage :'(
The AT is a solid reliable and comfortable machine that wonít easily let you down and that in itself means a lot, they have a bit of a reputation for being a bit pap which I never felt at all and the AT is deceiving quick with an awesome power delivery and that DCT in sports mode will leave a lot of big mean orange machines in its dust!! :thumleft:

I commented to someone this week that Honda is the Toyota of the bike world.  I have to admit that a small part of me would like to own a 790.   :)  Thanks for the feedback.   :thumleft:
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2455 on: May 24, 2020, 12:19:56 pm »
Some guys I know went looking for a checkers to do their shopping in the HenleyOnKlip, Heidelberg, Greylingstad, Villiers quadrangle.
Only managed to find some great dirt roads and one small superette...even though a crazy porra was in front

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Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2456 on: May 24, 2020, 12:55:48 pm »
ons het plaase besoek want ons is die ďplaaswagĒ. It was a bonus to be able to find a packet of smokes for sale
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2457 on: May 24, 2020, 04:24:25 pm »
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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2458 on: May 24, 2020, 05:49:36 pm »
Late afternoon game viewing



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Re: Where has your bike taken you today?
« Reply #2459 on: May 24, 2020, 10:43:06 pm »
Took me to see some desert ellies in the Hoanib yesterday

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