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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #20 on: June 29, 2018, 09:24:07 am »
Well done Ri!
Watís volgende? A funny thing happened on the way to Van Zylís??

Heh, dankie, maar jy het daai een mos klaar geskryf vir my ;D
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #21 on: June 29, 2018, 09:24:46 am »
Wow you one brave chick!!!!!!! Well done I'm sepose to be on field service but couldn't stop reading  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2018, 09:28:49 am »
Is hierdie nou deel van RY LESSE..... hemel as ek so baie omval bly ek LAANKAL le. 

Jy moet konsentreer op die pad moenie laat jou gedagtes so dwaal nie.  :laughing4:

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #23 on: June 29, 2018, 09:29:31 am »
Eish - Well done  madam!!!

You should have borrowed my Dustrider "hoist" - you are still welcome to come check it out sometime.

Again well done with the macgivering.

I know, I still fully intend to come check it out for sure! But where could I fasten it on the DR?

Thanks, I'm a little chuffed myself :biggrin:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2018, 09:35:03 am »
Jou ma brei seker jou truie met staalwol.  As die weerlig slaan dan slaan jy terug... Chuckiline Norris   :laughing4:

:naka: :imaposer: :imaposer:

Is hierdie nou deel van RY LESSE..... hemel as ek so baie omval bly ek LAANKAL le. 

Jy moet konsentreer op die pad moenie laat jou gedagtes so dwaal nie.  :laughing4:

Ek lÍ mos nou al twee weke lank. My niggie reken mos, hierdie is nie eintlik Tannie se sport nie. :xxbah:

Maar ek gaan vir my so hoist kry, dan's ek en Hooligan altwee weer op die been  8)
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #25 on: June 29, 2018, 09:40:19 am »
congrats on breaking the renthal bars.
i have tried on a number of bikes,  and never got it right.

Try harder :imaposer:

I suspect dropping the bike with a full 30l fuel tank on my recent Baviaanskloof trip aided in this endeavour  :-[
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #26 on: June 29, 2018, 09:42:45 am »
Great spirit when all goes wrong. Congratulations and thanks for the great report.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank amongst those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
 

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #27 on: June 29, 2018, 10:11:55 am »
congrats on breaking the renthal bars.
i have tried on a number of bikes,  and never got it right.

Try harder :imaposer:

I suspect dropping the bike with a full 30l fuel tank on my recent Baviaanskloof trip aided in this endeavour  :-[
And the cold likely also played a role in making them a little bit more brittle.

Thanks for sharing, Ri! I really enjoyed it! (And well done on your McGyver-fix!)
 

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #28 on: June 29, 2018, 10:20:46 am »
congrats on breaking the renthal bars.
i have tried on a number of bikes,  and never got it right.

Try harder :imaposer:

I suspect dropping the bike with a full 30l fuel tank on my recent Baviaanskloof trip aided in this endeavour  :-[
And the cold likely also played a role in making them a little bit more brittle.

Thanks for sharing, Ri! I really enjoyed it! (And well done on your McGyver-fix!)

NOT a diss or anything, but those bars are aluminium, I have used it in cryogenic service, no ambient cold is going to fuss it.  :sip:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #29 on: June 29, 2018, 10:30:47 am »
Great spirit when all goes wrong. Congratulations and thanks for the great report.

congrats on breaking the renthal bars.
i have tried on a number of bikes,  and never got it right.

Try harder :imaposer:

I suspect dropping the bike with a full 30l fuel tank on my recent Baviaanskloof trip aided in this endeavour  :-[
And the cold likely also played a role in making them a little bit more brittle.

Thanks for sharing, Ri! I really enjoyed it! (And well done on your McGyver-fix!)

Thank you, thank you. Must admit the spirit yo-yo'd at times ;D

NOT a diss or anything, but those bars are aluminium, I have used it in cryogenic service, no ambient cold is going to fuss it.  :sip:

So you're saying I'm special?  :laughing4:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #30 on: June 29, 2018, 10:33:15 am »
congrats on breaking the renthal bars.
i have tried on a number of bikes,  and never got it right.

Try harder :imaposer:

I suspect dropping the bike with a full 30l fuel tank on my recent Baviaanskloof trip aided in this endeavour  :-[
And the cold likely also played a role in making them a little bit more brittle.

Thanks for sharing, Ri! I really enjoyed it! (And well done on your McGyver-fix!)

Thank you ;D

NOT a diss or anything, but those bars are aluminium, I have used it in cryogenic service, no ambient cold is going to fuss it.  :sip:

So you're saying I'm special?  :laughing4:

Must be farming stock, can break the unbreakable.  :biggrin: :thumleft: :imaposer:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #31 on: June 29, 2018, 10:38:29 am »
Always enjoy your RRs.
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #32 on: June 29, 2018, 10:44:58 am »
Dankie Ri. Ek moet hard werk vandag, maar jou RR het my vir 'n oomblik in 'n ander wereld gehad. Bly jy is OK.
Wonder net hoekom jou fiets so swerve? Dalk is dit iets om uit te sorteer in die lang termyn.
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #33 on: June 29, 2018, 10:47:40 am »
Jinne Ri  :o

Respek vir jou MacGyver skills en percistance.

Daai panic tonnel sou toegemaak het vir die meeste mense.

Jy het bewys dat mens pretty much alles kan fix met n koel kop en bietjie initiative.

Onthou dat ek jou nooit agter my drumkit toelaat nie want hy is blykbaar ook unbreakable... :biggrin:
 

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #34 on: June 29, 2018, 10:53:24 am »
Wow! one brave, tough and technically make a plan lady! Well done!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #35 on: June 29, 2018, 10:58:09 am »
Always enjoy your RRs.
Your resolve and resilience are remarkable

Wow! one brave, tough and technically make a plan lady! Well done!  :thumleft:

Thanks, blushing and at the same time becoming swollen-headed  :biggrin:

Dankie Ri. Ek moet hard werk vandag, maar jou RR het my vir 'n oomblik in 'n ander wereld gehad. Bly jy is OK.
Wonder net hoekom jou fiets so swerve? Dalk is dit iets om uit te sorteer in die lang termyn.

Ek vermoed my banddruk was heeltemal te hoog. 'n Paar dae voor ek gery het, het ek 'n nuwe agterband laat opsit, en nooit gedink om te kyk wat die banddruk is nie. Ek het later gesien dit was meer as 2 bar voor en agter :eek:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #36 on: June 29, 2018, 11:03:53 am »
Jinne Ri  :o

Respek vir jou MacGyver skills en percistance.

Daai panic tonnel sou toegemaak het vir die meeste mense.

Jy het bewys dat mens pretty much alles kan fix met n koel kop en bietjie initiative.

Onthou dat ek jou nooit agter my drumkit toelaat nie want hy is blykbaar ook unbreakable... :biggrin:

Dankie Vulcan, maar ek het amper moed verloor toe ek die bike op my omtrek. Praat van self-inflicted... :o

Dis OK, jou dromme is veilig - vir nou :laughing4:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #37 on: June 29, 2018, 11:32:56 am »
Always enjoy your RRs.
Your resolve and resilience are remarkable

Wow! one brave, tough and technically make a plan lady! Well done!  :thumleft:

Thanks, blushing and at the same time becoming swollen-headed  :biggrin:

Dankie Ri. Ek moet hard werk vandag, maar jou RR het my vir 'n oomblik in 'n ander wereld gehad. Bly jy is OK.
Wonder net hoekom jou fiets so swerve? Dalk is dit iets om uit te sorteer in die lang termyn.

Ek vermoed my banddruk was heeltemal te hoog. 'n Paar dae voor ek gery het, het ek 'n nuwe agterband laat opsit, en nooit gedink om te kyk wat die banddruk is nie. Ek het later gesien dit was meer as 2 bar voor en agter :eek:

My VStrom used to get a nasty shake like that until I maxed the pre-load on the rear shock.
 
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #38 on: June 29, 2018, 11:43:47 am »
You are one very tough,determined motorcyclist,but,you ignored the most important part of your toolkit-a riding buddy.I will never ride long distance gravel,with no comms,on my own.

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #39 on: June 29, 2018, 11:59:39 am »
Another thread asks :-

What defines a good adventure bike rider?  THIS DOES!

Amazing Ri, big respect!  :notworthy:
 
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