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Offline Tom van Brits

Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #200 on: December 26, 2019, 09:44:40 am »
I have tried my hand after quite an absence in the RR section now and it was actually fun. Yes I am not a @Trailrider who has inspired me in 2009 to convert to adventure bikes - ok I know, I know the NC750X is not regarded as adventure bike but I have adventure on it :deal: My English can be terrible at times as well but I want everyone to be able to read.
What I love about some RR's is that guys like Trailrider, BigOil and some more are giving you the facts and history.

Mine is simply about the moment, telling the traveler story.

Regardless, long live the RR section!!  :laughing4:
 
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #201 on: January 13, 2020, 10:18:24 am »
I have tried my hand after quite an absence in the RR section now and it was actually fun. Yes I am not a @Trailrider who has inspired me in 2009 to convert to adventure bikes - ok I know, I know the NC750X is not regarded as adventure bike but I have adventure on it :deal: My English can be terrible at times as well but I want everyone to be able to read.
What I love about some RR's is that guys like Trailrider, BigOil and some more are giving you the facts and history.

Mine is simply about the moment, telling the traveler story.

Regardless, long live the RR section!!  :laughing4:

it all started going downhill when guys like Trailrider left  :-\
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #202 on: January 13, 2020, 10:26:51 am »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #203 on: January 13, 2020, 10:50:29 am »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)
Because its still lekker to read them when someone actually posts

I enjoy yours so please dont stop  :thumleft: :deal:
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #204 on: January 13, 2020, 10:52:17 am »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)

Yes, I enjoyed your Postal Route RR very much.

I hope I said so in the end  :peepwall:
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Offline DavidMorrisXp

Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #205 on: January 13, 2020, 10:56:42 am »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)

Because I actually started reading them
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #206 on: January 13, 2020, 10:58:08 am »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)

to breathe some life into the old beast again and get it on an upwards curve  :thumleft:
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #207 on: January 13, 2020, 12:18:57 pm »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)



Because yours are among the best, if not the very best.

And otherwise we'd be reading only impossible to resolve arguments about politics, religion, global warming, pollution, overpopulation, whether to leave the country, or oil your chain, and how crap are Chinese (and German) bikes.
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #208 on: January 13, 2020, 01:29:14 pm »
 :laughing4:       :laughing4: 

 :redface: ....Didn't mean to fish for compliments but the reassurance is nice, thanks everyone... :redface:

Gonna go crawl under a rock now, I'm so embarrased :-[ :imaposer:
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #209 on: January 13, 2020, 03:19:31 pm »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)
Dont stop posting your RR's, @Ri
They are really good reading. Now go for a ride and then write about, I'll wait....
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #210 on: January 13, 2020, 05:39:01 pm »
Faark steaks, why do I even bother to write RRs?  ::)


Nee wat, ons geniet jou RRs. Hou so aan!
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #211 on: January 13, 2020, 08:34:04 pm »
I have tried my hand after quite an absence in the RR section now and it was actually fun. Yes I am not a @Trailrider who has inspired me in 2009 to convert to adventure bikes - ok I know, I know the NC750X is not regarded as adventure bike but I have adventure on it :deal: My English can be terrible at times as well but I want everyone to be able to read.
What I love about some RR's is that guys like Trailrider, BigOil and some more are giving you the facts and history.

Mine is simply about the moment, telling the traveler story.

Regardless, long live the RR section!!  :laughing4:

it all started going downhill when guys like Trailrider left  :-\

I personally feel that the forum is much better today without some of the very self-important people that used to be members. :deal:
 

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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #212 on: January 13, 2020, 10:13:29 pm »
If you write Ride reports for others, you'll not write them for long.

It's super nice to have plaudits and thanks, but it's a short lived thing.

Write them because you want to. In years to come, only you will go back to them and there's the true reward.
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #213 on: January 13, 2020, 10:28:20 pm »
If you write Ride reports for others, you'll not write them for long.

It's super nice to have plaudits and thanks, but it's a short lived thing.

Write them because you want to. In years to come, only you will go back to them and there's the true reward.


Couldn’t agree more.
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #214 on: January 14, 2020, 01:27:31 pm »
If you write Ride reports for others, you'll not write them for long.

It's super nice to have plaudits and thanks, but it's a short lived thing.

Write them because you want to. In years to come, only you will go back to them and there's the true reward.

Did that just yesterday with a report that my wife wrote about our tour through Swaziland and Transkei in 2009 and experienced that reward you were talking about.
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #215 on: January 21, 2020, 03:20:41 pm »
There are some really top notch RRs that are on going at the moment. :thumleft:
 

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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #216 on: January 21, 2020, 08:11:56 pm »
If you write Ride reports for others, you'll not write them for long.

It's super nice to have plaudits and thanks, but it's a short lived thing.

Write them because you want to. In years to come, only you will go back to them and there's the true reward.

That's why I went the video route. When I sit in the old age home I can watch them on the big screen with the 'kwyl' drooling from the mouth corners.  :imaposer:  Other than showing our beautiful country to the couch travelers.

Ohh fook and this is not long anymore.  >:D

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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #217 on: February 18, 2020, 09:51:47 pm »
No! The past few weeks some excellent ride reports got posted. It is alive and well!   :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #218 on: February 19, 2020, 07:58:32 am »
No! The past few weeks some excellent ride reports got posted. It is alive and well!   :thumleft: :thumleft:

I think the turning point was that epic ride you did on the Big Boy CGL through that mud :thumleft:
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Re: Is the Ride Reports section dying?
« Reply #219 on: February 19, 2020, 08:15:30 am »
As one who hasn't been able unfortunately to contribute much to the ride reports, I'm an avid reader and find that it's full of fascinating stuff. I occasionally add thanks or an appreciative comment and think everyone should do the same. Anything to encourage more great reports and pics.
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