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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #80 on: July 03, 2018, 05:42:20 pm »
 :ricky: Gooi mielies en vertel ons oor die namibie trip jy maak dit altyd interesant met jou stories en mooi afrikaanse beskrywings :spitcoffee:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #81 on: July 03, 2018, 07:23:59 pm »

Dankie, maar Noneking het klaar so 'n uitstekende joppie gedoen, en boonop nog my foto's gebruik ook, dat dit mostert na die maal sal wees. :imaposer:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #82 on: July 03, 2018, 07:37:20 pm »
Thanks for the RR, clever idea with the stick in the handlebars.
 
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #83 on: July 03, 2018, 09:02:49 pm »

Dankie, maar Noneking het klaar so 'n uitstekende joppie gedoen, en boonop nog my foto's gebruik ook, dat dit mostert na die maal sal wees. :imaposer:
Ek sal graag wil weet hoe jy die trip gevind het na jy nie meer fiets gery het nie net om idee te kry hoe dit was.
Ek sal graag wil weet omdat ek dalk in die toekoms my vrou sou wou saamvat en ek dink van die ander manne ook.
Jy vertel ook 'n storie lekker. :thumleft:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #84 on: July 04, 2018, 11:06:19 am »

Het jy gekyk dat jou agteras presies gecentre is, maw dat hy aan albei kante op presies deiselfde merkie sit? Dalk was die as effens skeef, so die agterwiel wou aanmekaar "uitstep"? Dit lei tot "snaking"

Dankie vir 'n great RR. Jou keuse van woorde laat my as Afrikaner wonder oor my gebruik van ons taal.  Voorwaar 'n voorbeeld van suiwer, kleurvolle afrikaans wat lekker lees.

Nie baie mense sal doen wat jy gedoen het na die val nie.  :thumleft:

RESPECT  :ricky:

Daardie selfde agterband het, nadat ek die banddruk verlaag het, sonder enige verdere verstellings of probleme die hele Kaokoland deur gery ... met 'n ander ridder, nadat die Hooligan my in 'n bos afgeskud het :imaposer:

Dankie vir die komplimente oor my vasbyt, en my taalgebruik. Ek verkneukel my aan lekker woorde en akkurate (en amusante) woordprentjies :biggrin:

'Verkneukel'! :lol8: ja-nee defnitief n woordfees aanhanger jy! Was n paar jaar daar innie Bos gewees, heeltemal te veel feeste om n getroue student te bly!..eish!
 

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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #85 on: July 04, 2018, 08:17:21 pm »
'Verkneukel'! :lol8: ja-nee defnitief n woordfees aanhanger jy! Was n paar jaar daar innie Bos gewees, heeltemal te veel feeste om n getroue student te bly!..eish!

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Ja hier is nogal baie feeste.
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #86 on: July 04, 2018, 09:41:48 pm »
Ek sal graag wil weet hoe jy die trip gevind het na jy nie meer fiets gery het nie net om idee te kry hoe dit was.
Ek sal graag wil weet omdat ek dalk in die toekoms my vrou sou wou saamvat en ek dink van die ander manne ook.
Jy vertel ook 'n storie lekker. :thumleft:

Baie dankie, maar ek was beseer en meestal in pyn, ek dink nie ek gaan hierdie een lekker kan vertel nie.
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #87 on: July 05, 2018, 05:36:16 am »
Ek sal graag wil weet hoe jy die trip gevind het na jy nie meer fiets gery het nie net om idee te kry hoe dit was.
Ek sal graag wil weet omdat ek dalk in die toekoms my vrou sou wou saamvat en ek dink van die ander manne ook.
Jy vertel ook 'n storie lekker. :thumleft:

Baie dankie, maar ek was beseer en meestal in pyn, ek dink nie ek gaan hierdie een lekker kan vertel nie.
Saaks reg, verstaan en sal jou net die een keer verskoon. :peepwall:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #88 on: July 09, 2018, 03:23:10 pm »
Finally got around to reading this report, and all I can say is "Wow"

Kudos to you for vasbyting through. Its a funny thing, but when you arei n situations like this the outcome always seems so.... impossible or hopeless. It is really awesome to hear how the Big Guy comforted you and reassured you through the dilemma. And then reading Hardey's report I hear the challenges did not end here! Huge respect to you, Ri.

Hope you are healing up well, and I am really looking forward to your next adventure!
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #89 on: July 09, 2018, 07:08:53 pm »
Thanks for the kind words BB. True, that initial feeling of hopelessness can be paralysing. But I had Help :biggrin:

I really hope I'll be out of the moon boot in time for the Thumper Bash. I'm going crazy seeing all the great RRs, and the DRs outside my back door are also glowering their frustration...! :imaposer:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #90 on: July 10, 2018, 05:02:28 pm »
Well written RR, thanks Ri, you sure are a Gutsy and Classy Lady, most would have turned around and gone home after a tumble like that.
You ask if you will be successful if you stop falling, you already are successful, in that you always get up when you get knocked down...............or fall down  >:D

Will ride with you any day  :thumleft:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #91 on: July 10, 2018, 05:38:13 pm »
Aw thanks @Tiger8, but "Classy"? You didn't hear the choice words I uttered before I calmed down :lol8:

I sometimes wonder if I'd shut up and just get on with it if I were in company. Maybe easier to play the "girly" when there are guys to fix my troubles. If I could manage to swallow my pride... ::)
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« Reply #92 on: July 12, 2018, 07:48:14 pm »
I know the Fraserburg road well, few vehicles pass that way regularly. When stuck out there on your own and experience difficulties and "maak 'n plan" becomes survival, you certainly made (exceeded) the grade. ABSOLUTE RESPECT to you and your spiritual partner.
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #93 on: July 12, 2018, 09:04:31 pm »
Just got around to reading this truly AWESOME ride report. ;)

Seriously Ri.... I have always had a lot of respect for you in the way you "JUST NEVER QUIT... EVER:salut: :notworthy: :salut: :notworthy:

Well my dear friend, that respect has reached an all time high, after reading through this EPIC experience & recovery you endured. Really happy you were firstly not too badly injured & secondly that you managed to make a plan to get sorted out with your McGyver Repair.  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: :headbang: :headbang:

Thanks so much for taking the time to put together such an EPIC ride report & for sharing your experience with us. I salute you.  :salut:
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Re: Purple Hooligan: A funny thing happened on the way to the farm...
« Reply #94 on: July 13, 2018, 06:08:00 am »
Thanks @cheesy and @Bring It On!

Not getting hurt was a real blessing, also considering I somehow hit the top of my head going down. I don't remember the impact at all, and only noticed the scrapes and cracks on the peak later. The soft spot at the back of my skull where the tip of the spine goes in, was sensitive to the touch for weeks after.

My guardian angel was really on point there :angel4:
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