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Offline oo7

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #100 on: October 14, 2008, 10:21:25 am »
Call for GPS route ?  :P

I will swap something for it... I only have the first 90km  :(

I want the complete route, pretty please  :)

I haven't had time to download anything from the GPS yet, but should have the whole route bar the first 20km's (when i remembered to switch the damn thing on)

Will post once I had the chance to download.

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #101 on: October 14, 2008, 10:35:46 am »
Call for GPS route ?  :P

I will swap something for it... I only have the first 90km  :(

I want the complete route, pretty please  :)

I haven't had time to download anything from the GPS yet, but should have the whole route bar the first 20km's (when i remembered to switch the damn thing on)

Will post once I had the chance to download.

Cheers

Thanks 007 ;-) I have the first 90km so your gap is filled  :thumleft:

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #102 on: October 14, 2008, 11:58:51 am »
As pistonpete so vividly described, Spring has sprung and it's a lovely day in the Swartland. Paramed's buddy Mike takes his missus for a leisurely Sunday morning cruise:



Mmmm......What have we here? The front wheel strays to the middelmannetjie and he moves his body trying to correct:



He starts to paddle. Initially it seems OK:



But the front wheel persistantly heads for the middle:





The front wheel steers over but the rear not:



The pillion gets restless and prepares to bail:









After prompting from Lito he hits the kill switch. If the water was deeper it could have sucked water in already. Admittedly, not an easy thing to remember as you go down:



The BMW starts easily, bit of vapour at the exhaust:



XT660R coming through, Mike and the missus on their way:




« Last Edit: October 14, 2008, 12:05:13 pm by Sprocketbek »
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #103 on: October 14, 2008, 12:01:20 pm »
Incredible photos and commentary Sprocketbek - respect man  :thumleft:
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #104 on: October 14, 2008, 12:01:37 pm »
Eish!! But great action shots!! :)
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #105 on: October 14, 2008, 12:10:10 pm »
Thanks for the compliments! Another 50 pics to post......be afraid, be very afraid!  >:D
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #106 on: October 14, 2008, 12:10:51 pm »
Okay, i made it home!
Have to thank everybody who helped and gave advice after my fall...  :thumleft:

The only foto's i've got is that of my hand that show  that it is broken  :eek7:
So -  i'm in in a cast and off the bike for 4 weeks.   :(  :'(
Dont know the damage to the bike yet, but will keep you up to date on that one.


Methinks we should pop around to yer pub mate & buy a few drinks to help pay for that hand! lol

Thanks PP
That sounds like an  awsome plan.  :thumleft:
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #107 on: October 14, 2008, 12:13:24 pm »
Greate foto's Sprocketbek.  :thumleft:
That's what they call being at the right place at the right time!

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #108 on: October 14, 2008, 12:17:19 pm »
Photographer of note!!
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #109 on: October 14, 2008, 01:26:25 pm »
By now an audience has gathered on the approach to the watercrossing.

So why would anybody choose the forum name Crossed-up?

The answer is........ you don't choose it, you earn it.

Surely a TW200 must be the ideal bike under the circumstances?

Lets see:











Pretending he's admiring the flowers:


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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #110 on: October 14, 2008, 01:28:42 pm »
Thanks for the compliments! Another 50 pics to post......be afraid, be very afraid!  >:D

I can't wait for the rest..... :mwink:
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #111 on: October 14, 2008, 01:30:59 pm »
Mad kewl pics Nic!
So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #112 on: October 14, 2008, 01:37:56 pm »
I also have another 20 pics or so.. photobucket was giving me grief, but ill try again later. right now. my next issue's final layout needs to be done so i have to forum whore abit less for the next couple of hours .. scuse me  :'(
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #113 on: October 14, 2008, 01:38:34 pm »
Its called Target Fixation  :biggrin:

Nick, you funny bugger  :imaposer:

 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #114 on: October 14, 2008, 01:52:22 pm »
Its called Target Fixation  :biggrin:

Nick, you funny bugger  :imaposer:



Nawt! he simply failed to bring the fury!!!
So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #115 on: October 14, 2008, 02:16:50 pm »
Cool pics and nice report, glad to see everyone had fun  8)
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #116 on: October 14, 2008, 02:39:16 pm »
Its called Target Fixation  :biggrin:

Nawt! he simply failed to bring the fury!!!

I earned that name some time back.  Now I'm living up to it.

What can I say?  I'm covered in shame - I missed the target.

N{}va's dead right, though.
 

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #117 on: October 14, 2008, 02:42:16 pm »
Lekker SP...you be the man :thumleft:  More more more ;D
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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #118 on: October 14, 2008, 02:50:26 pm »
Its called Target Fixation  :biggrin:

Nawt! he simply failed to bring the fury!!!

I earned that name some time back.  Now I'm living up to it.

What can I say?  I'm covered in shame - I missed the target.

N{}va's dead right, though.



lol little private joke I have had going with myself (yes I have lost my mind) I call the TW the fury cause I just cant resist..... every time I am in traffic at a light I sit and rev next to guys on super bikes or nice cars, the tw is the fury  :ricky: :ricky: :ricky:

The tw gives me Jack Russel syndrome

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Re: WP OUTRIDERS- Alternative special...
« Reply #119 on: October 14, 2008, 02:59:41 pm »
SB supa supa pics...... 8) 8) 8)

StevO....I am sitting with  a  very very :redface: :redface: :redface: will check my wording next time :ricky: :ricky:

Well done to Mike and his missus for getting back up on there again...... ;)