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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2008, 04:10:01 pm »
When i am moving at the speed of Lightning--in the Groove and then being passed by another WD :-[
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #21 on: September 08, 2008, 04:22:08 pm »
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Yip, especially Malibu on her BMW 800GS. Thats my new biggest fear!  :ricky:
 

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2008, 04:23:46 pm »
Falling off while in the middle of nowhere and not being able to pick up the bike - yip, believe it or not.....

and then being attacked and eaten alive by poor and defenceless stray cats   :pot:

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #23 on: September 08, 2008, 04:25:12 pm »
I wonder if it's good to run Worse Case Scenarios in your head?
does it prepare you or just make you paranoid?
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Funny - I sometimes keep myself busy after a 'close shave' for a couple of kays with the 'what could have been'...

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #24 on: September 08, 2008, 04:30:51 pm »
Falling off while in the middle of nowhere and not being able to pick up the bike - yip, believe it or not.....

and then being attacked and eaten alive by poor and defenceless stray cats   :pot:

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #25 on: September 08, 2008, 04:34:16 pm »
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Yip, especially Malibu on her BMW 800GS. Thats my new biggest fear!  :ricky:

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #26 on: September 08, 2008, 05:00:33 pm »
I wonder if it's good to run Worse Case Scenarios in your head?
does it prepare you or just make you paranoid?
:)

Funny - I sometimes keep myself busy after a 'close shave' for a couple of kays with the 'what could have been'...



I have been taken out by a car once, it was and still is my greatest fear.

I've always had these thoughts and it worried me that this negative energy would attract an accident, on the other hand it is a positive way of avoiding what you don't want.
I don't know, but I try to put the thoughts out of my head when I get them.
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #27 on: September 08, 2008, 05:56:33 pm »
Around town...  getting taken out by some @-hole
In the bush.....  having an off of such proportion that I can't get back on and ride it home
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #28 on: September 08, 2008, 06:01:06 pm »
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #29 on: September 08, 2008, 06:04:01 pm »
Actually the way I feel these days, being taken out by a car would be a blessing - and as long as it' relavtively quick, I'm good with it.

I'm still freaking about the petty BS of picking up my bike - my new one apparently weighs 3x more than my body weight and although I am by no means a wimp, this scares me and although practise practise practise will of course make me feel better.

However, it will make most prob open me up to a new fear  :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: stay posted !
 

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #30 on: September 08, 2008, 06:04:59 pm »
Falling or dropping the bike in front of a moerse group of "other" riders!!!  :-[
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #31 on: September 08, 2008, 06:07:29 pm »
EV's worst fear while riding is someone looking in the window or the condom breaking.
Till she gets a bike of course.

 

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #32 on: September 08, 2008, 06:16:20 pm »
EV's worst fear while riding is someone looking in the window or the condom breaking.
Till she gets a bike of course.

 ;D ;D

The condom thing is my biggest fear and picking up EV after that first fall. Not looking forward to December.  ;D
 

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #33 on: September 08, 2008, 06:38:17 pm »
Getting to my destination and finding there's no cold beers  :(
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Girls falling off and having to wait for someone to come along and help is not that bad - I guess what would be scary is falling off and being seriously hurt and having to wait for someone to come along and help. Not that it would stop me from riding on my own if the only other choice is staying at home subjecting the animals to my company  :D
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #34 on: September 08, 2008, 06:41:19 pm »
Bee in the bonnet. 'Cuase it hurts. ;D
That is why I wear a buff scared of being stung on the neck area

My main fear is being kidnapped by Russian Chicks  >:D

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #35 on: September 08, 2008, 06:49:05 pm »
Needing the toilet and theres no place to go  >:(  i can only knyp for so long.

I never worry about being taken out or falling, bad karma.
 

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #36 on: September 08, 2008, 07:25:36 pm »
Zonkelnut, proving a point  ::) ::)
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #37 on: September 08, 2008, 07:35:40 pm »
I don't like rain when riding.  Especially here in Nairobi where the roads turn to snotgladde mud and muck.  Combine that with hundreds of unroadworthy vehicles with drivers with stolen/bought/bribed licences and you have a recipe for disaster.

On a lighter, or perhaps more serious, note, I also fear the fact that I may only have 30 odd years of riding left.
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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #38 on: September 08, 2008, 07:59:23 pm »
Getting to my destination and finding there's no cold beers  :(

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Re: What is your biggest personal fear when out riding?
« Reply #39 on: September 08, 2008, 08:14:03 pm »
Geez, you guys have fertile imaginations!

I worry my wife will find out how I really ride....


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I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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