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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #80 on: October 03, 2018, 10:18:29 am »
I will probably be flamed for this, but the whole airhorn and shouting, rondfok-mars and doopkaptein thing seems a bit childish.


Maybe I dont get it.

Thats all part of the jol boet.....

Think about it this way,
You get to cause a bit more kak and stir shit with others ,

And get to say, Ek is bietjoe huilerig koperaal

... and cannot say fokjoukorporaal or ekkaniemeerkorporaal if you have your eye on that AT  :imaposer:

Dammit Dom , we didn't have such lekker motivation now did we

so true  :biggrin:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #81 on: October 03, 2018, 10:22:51 am »
Yip, Army did not give us so much motivation for being chased around!
At least when I chased guys it was to keep their buts out of DB!
But it is a phycological fast track of measuring character and “Vasbyt”
Hardy knows his stuff. :thumleft:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #82 on: October 03, 2018, 10:28:54 am »
True - the vasbyt factor is critical as is "saamewerking" that is being tested... along with the Honda brainwashing and indoctrination  :peepwall:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #83 on: October 03, 2018, 11:55:54 am »
They gotta whittle down the field, so put them under duress, waiting for the cracks to appear.

I've no idea what the quest is about but I assume they're getting tested on many levels, stress being one of them.

Do you laugh? Do you cry? Can you get on with the job while getting fucked around?

Does remind me of the army days, though .......... definitely something to laugh about.  :thumleft:

Wouldn't mind a bit of rondfok for this kind of trip ahead

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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #84 on: October 03, 2018, 11:59:54 am »
True - the vasbyt factor is critical as is "saamewerking" that is being tested... along with the Honda brainwashing and indoctrination  :peepwall:

The teamwork is a critical thing , don't know about brainwashing though , the bike will do that well enough  :thumleft:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #85 on: October 03, 2018, 12:17:24 pm »
along with the Honda brainwashing and indoctrination  :peepwall:

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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #86 on: October 03, 2018, 12:22:41 pm »
along with the Honda brainwashing and indoctrination  :peepwall:

Ever sceptical!! :lol8:

It's an age thing Andre  :imaposer:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #87 on: October 03, 2018, 12:42:03 pm »
... was a joke actually - many of us did National Service without voting Nat  :biggrin:
but that said I have noted a few stary eyed fanboys emerge - or are those hypnotised glazed eyes?
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #88 on: October 03, 2018, 12:49:29 pm »
Sounds like there is only DCT machines this year?

Honda should organize a Quest for 750 AT riders.  No gay stuff - just good bikes.
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #89 on: October 03, 2018, 12:50:19 pm »
But good luck to everyone.  I know from Minxy that its though but fun.
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #90 on: October 03, 2018, 04:51:21 pm »
Sounds like there is only DCT machines this year?

Honda should organize a Quest for 750 AT riders.  No gay stuff - just good bikes.

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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #91 on: October 03, 2018, 06:23:53 pm »
Sounds like there is only DCT machines this year?

Honda should organize a Quest for 750 AT riders.  No gay stuff - just good bikes.

Praat die ou wat sy skoene elke dag nat pis  :laughing4:

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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #92 on: October 03, 2018, 06:34:00 pm »
@JesseH

What time can we expect today's report? ::)

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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #93 on: October 03, 2018, 07:16:53 pm »
Sounds like there is only DCT machines this year?

Honda should organize a Quest for 750 AT riders.  No gay stuff - just good bikes.

Praat die ou wat sy skoene elke dag nat pis  :laughing4:

1/4 viagra help vir daai kwaal hoor ek

Praat jy van persoonlike ervaring  :biggrin:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #94 on: October 03, 2018, 07:25:40 pm »
Quest day 3

Is the worst behind us? Will these ou's wake us up at dawn's crack again and take us for an early morning boot camp hike in full riding gear? What is going to happen today?

These were the thoughts going through our minds as we fell asleep the previous night.

Well we had none of that I am happy to announce. We were left in peace to freeze in the minus temperatures all on our own. It was lekker...

We went up to breakfast at 7h30, followed by a session of Q&A from the contestants. Most took this opportunity by the horns and asked to their heart's content. A lot of details were still lingering in the air and we had thoughts and concerns to address.

We then spilt up in teams, washed and loaded 12 beautiful bikes on trailers, cleaned and packed up camp and repacked the super impressive 4x4 Iveco double cab bakkie (one of my dream vehicles I must just add - they just scream "ADVENTURE", don't they?). It was at this point that we eventually realized that we weren't going to be in for another written test. I breathed a sigh of relief and I'm sure everyone else did too. It made me feel all warm and fuzzy on the inside!

Another round of interviews were then done by all 30 of us, not an insignificant task to undertake by the judges and instructors. Thankfully, my second interview (in my whole entire life - the first one being yesterday...) went a bit better than the first one - I didn't feel like committing sewerage pipe this time. And you could tell by the looks on all my new pal's faces that their interviews were better than yesterday's too.

We packed cars and headed home for what is going to be the longest 48 hours of my life - the announcement of the 14 finalists on Friday 5 October. Holding thumbs for all the contestants, truly!

And so the wait begins.

Yay that the mind games were kla

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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #95 on: October 03, 2018, 07:27:15 pm »
A couple of shots from today and the week. Some of the road to Ceres as well. I've not seen the area before. Absolutely breathtaking

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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #96 on: October 03, 2018, 07:31:17 pm »
Sounds like there is only DCT machines this year?

Honda should organize a Quest for 750 AT riders.  No gay stuff - just good bikes.

Praat die ou wat sy skoene elke dag nat pis  :laughing4:

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Praat jy van persoonlike ervaring  :biggrin:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #97 on: October 03, 2018, 07:34:15 pm »
A couple of shots from today and the week. Some of the road to Ceres as well. I've not seen the area before. Absolutely breathtaking

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You want to see that area in a month or two , very very green with everything in fruit  :thumleft:
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #98 on: October 03, 2018, 07:35:11 pm »
Sounds like there is only DCT machines this year?

Honda should organize a Quest for 750 AT riders.  No gay stuff - just good bikes.

Praat die ou wat sy skoene elke dag nat pis  :laughing4:

1/4 viagra help vir daai kwaal hoor ek

Praat jy van persoonlike ervaring  :biggrin:
Wel my skoene issie nattie  :imaposer:

En jy rol nie uit die bed nie  ;D
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Re: Honda Quest 2018 Bootcamp
« Reply #99 on: October 03, 2018, 08:28:21 pm »
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