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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2016, 07:31:33 am »
Has at ever been in an accident?  ;D

On a serious note: great bike and no doubt exceptional memories. Somewhere, someone will inject the fresh enthusiasm this awesome bike needs – many more memories left in that frame. :thumleft:

Um ja well, no fine. ;D

Lets just say it has been put down once or twice. But its not a BMW - you would have to drive a truck over it before you needed to take a look at the frame. :laughing7:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2016, 07:32:47 am »
If spending money to fix it is not an option then rather sell and start a new era with new memories with a new bike.
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #22 on: November 28, 2016, 07:43:46 am »
Tanks for that GraZer. :scratch: Hmmm, Maybe I should write a lawyer's letter to ICo, demanding free swag for using my photos.  :lol8:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #23 on: November 28, 2016, 08:00:45 am »
Aiy-ya-yaai Blue Bull, a very sad time for you, good luck with your decision on Bokkie's future.

Might just be worth more to you just keeping her, even as a bar stool....

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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #24 on: November 28, 2016, 09:52:17 am »
Is this the one that came in in the carnet?

Yes. Its now properly registered in RSA, finally after arriving 4 yrs ago....I also got my learners about a month ago :thumleft: :imaposer: ::)



What a pity, after all the PT
 

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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #25 on: November 28, 2016, 10:40:24 am »
Sad day Neil, but she has worked hard and might be time to retire old girl  :3some:

Good Luck bud  :thumleft:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #26 on: December 01, 2016, 04:51:51 pm »
So have you decided?
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #27 on: December 02, 2016, 11:05:53 am »
I spent many hours talking to her while she lived with me and I too will miss her.....

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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #28 on: December 02, 2016, 11:11:58 am »
Sjoe Neil - end of an era.  Guess all things are fleeting in the end. I'd say sell the bokkie, keep the memories. Knowing you, in time you'll come up with another concept to make some new memories!

The bokkie will live on in the Hall of Fame on this forum, so in some sense she's immortal...
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #29 on: December 02, 2016, 11:17:39 am »
 :drif:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2016, 02:17:53 pm »
Thanks for sharing the pix!!! very nice!!! :thumleft:
 

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Re: End of the road...
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #32 on: December 12, 2016, 05:06:13 pm »
If it is at all possible I'd try and fit a 660 R engine in there and keep it as a tour bike. :deal:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #33 on: January 17, 2017, 10:04:08 am »
Sold!

It was a tough day Sunday to watch it being taken away by White Rhino.  :'( :'(

He also has a 2009 WR and I thought he was going to scavenge it for parts, but he told me he would look at rebuilding it again. We agreed that the design is unique and that it would be kept the same. So the Springbokkie will live on and perhaps even go racing again :thumleft:

I think it found a good home.  Thanks bud. :thumright:

I am bikeless for the first time in 14 years.  :-\ Need to earn some bucks to get something new.  :downtown:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #34 on: January 17, 2017, 10:40:16 am »
Sold!

It was a tough day Sunday to watch it being taken away by White Rhino.  :'( :'(

He also has a 2009 WR and I thought he was going to scavenge it for parts, but he told me he would look at rebuilding it again. We agreed that the design is unique and that it would be kept the same. So the Springbokkie will live on and perhaps even go racing again :thumleft:

I think it found a good home.  Thanks bud. :thumright:

I am bikeless for the first time in 14 years:-\ Need to earn some bucks to get something new.  :downtown:

Don't let that get you down too much... I was bikeless for 16 years, until got divorced. One ofthe first things I did was to get two wheels again... even though it was just a cheapie Chinese. Soon after that got stolen I got my 'Alp.

When I met my current wife I told her a little about me...

1. I ride a bike; don't try to change that.
2. I live on a plot; don't try to change that.
3. I drive a bakkie; don't try to change that.

Her first two question... "When can I start riding with you, and when can I get my own bike. She's a keeper  :biggrin:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #35 on: January 17, 2017, 11:27:39 am »
Sold!

It was a tough day Sunday to watch it being taken away by White Rhino.  :'( :'(

He also has a 2009 WR and I thought he was going to scavenge it for parts, but he told me he would look at rebuilding it again. We agreed that the design is unique and that it would be kept the same. So the Springbokkie will live on and perhaps even go racing again :thumleft:

I think it found a good home.  Thanks bud. :thumright:

I am bikeless for the first time in 14 years.  :-\ Need to earn some bucks to get something new.  :downtown:

I must say I also had mixed emotions separating BB from his love last Sunday, knowing how much of Neil's life, time, money, blood, sweat and energy had been levelled at this bike. Not to mention all the intersting races and places this bike has been.

Fear not - the bokkie will be back. Gary (Grolls) and & I decided to make this a project and bring it back to life. We will create a thread to share the experience with the forum.   :ricky:
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #36 on: January 17, 2017, 12:04:20 pm »
Thats AWESOME WR.. pls keep us updated on the thread. Many of us followed neil and his antics as well as attended his presentation at KTM Cape Town a few years back, I think we all share a common interest in Springbokkie.. Well done pal.  :thumleft:
 

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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #37 on: January 17, 2017, 12:23:32 pm »
+1 to Alan! :thumleft:

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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #38 on: January 17, 2017, 02:20:46 pm »
BB did you not have a KTM 450 RR (sp) rally bike as well ?
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Re: End of the road...
« Reply #39 on: January 17, 2017, 03:08:04 pm »
Sold!

It was a tough day Sunday to watch it being taken away by White Rhino.  :'( :'(

He also has a 2009 WR and I thought he was going to scavenge it for parts, but he told me he would look at rebuilding it again. We agreed that the design is unique and that it would be kept the same. So the Springbokkie will live on and perhaps even go racing again :thumleft:

I think it found a good home.  Thanks bud. :thumright:

I am bikeless for the first time in 14 years.  :-\ Need to earn some bucks to get something new.  :downtown:

I must say I also had mixed emotions separating BB from his love last Sunday, knowing how much of Neil's life, time, money, blood, sweat and energy had been levelled at this bike. Not to mention all the intersting races and places this bike has been.

Fear not - the bokkie will be back. Gary (Grolls) and & I decided to make this a project and bring it back to life. We will create a thread to share the experience with the forum.   :ricky:

 :biggrin:Nice one guys..  8)
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