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Offline Spokey

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« on: February 05, 2018, 03:04:22 pm »
Hi Folks, I am fairly recently ex Joburg, based near George and enjoy my gravel travels with my humble KLR 650.  Mostly long day rides in the area. Been a great bike to get into the adventure style travel.  Most of my riding has been road bikes and tar.......focus is changing now!
 

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Re: New on the Forums
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 03:13:41 pm »
Welcome to Wild Dogs! :paw: 

Some good reading material :sip: , some GREAT trip-reports :campsite: , a LOT of differing opinions :pain10: (my own included :angel5: !!!),
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« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2018, 03:22:18 pm »
A warm welcome buddy :thumleft: :thumleft:
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« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2018, 03:23:10 pm »
Welcome and nothing humble about your bike, Klr’s have been ridden by many on this forum and many a smile had.
You will see the world differently now.
Enjoy and safe miles
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« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2018, 09:09:01 pm »
Welcome and enjoy!

Indeed a great bike you've got there. Burn that gravel.
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« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2018, 10:33:57 pm »
Welkom hier,  :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2018, 10:39:58 pm »
Welcome! Get thee to the gravel pronto, that bike's not made for tar  :laughing4:

At least you'll keep up with the more modern bikes - whereas my DRosaurus is left far behind. But never mind, I'll get there and have fun doing it  :ricky:
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« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2018, 08:35:07 am »
Hi All

Thanks for the welcome.
Yeah,I am loving the dirt riding after years of road bikes. Still learning though but wearing out knobblies quickly on the KLR. I am lucky to live in an area of fantastic dirt roads and passes.
 

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« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2018, 09:14:45 am »
Hi All

Thanks for the welcome.
Yeah,I am loving the dirt riding after years of road bikes. Still learning though but wearing out knobblies quickly on the KLR. I am lucky to live in an area of fantastic dirt roads and passes.

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Re: New on the Forums
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2018, 09:33:29 am »
Welcome. I can have any bike I want, and mostly I ride my KLR. Enjoy and grow a thick skin.
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« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2018, 09:38:38 am »
Welcome. I can have any bike I want, and mostly I ride my KLR. Enjoy and grow a thick skin.

Haai djor Honor......   What you mean "Grow a Think skin"    :pot:
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« Reply #11 on: February 13, 2018, 09:11:24 pm »
Welcome Spokey, just remember if you gooi past the Orange Elephant Backpackers, don't forget to hoot.
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« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2018, 06:14:56 pm »
Have checked it out on the net, lekka, I hope to make a trip that way some time!
 

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« Reply #13 on: February 14, 2018, 06:17:11 pm »
Hi All

Thanks for the welcome.
Yeah,I am loving the dirt riding after years of road bikes. Still learning though but wearing out knobblies quickly on the KLR. I am lucky to live in an area of fantastic dirt roads and passes.

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« Reply #14 on: February 16, 2018, 06:49:43 am »
Welcome Spokey. Great to have you here.

Would be nice to hear about some of your travels.
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