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Offline Xpat

Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« on: April 15, 2019, 09:34:46 pm »
Just stumbled upon this video - and even managed to watch it till the end.  :imaposer:

He even has a South African company make wheels for his bikes for some reason:



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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2019, 09:44:40 pm »
I guess one is either into Harley's or one is not ...
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2019, 10:26:13 pm »
Also watched a video of him and his bikes.

I love this guy!!


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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2019, 05:09:18 am »
...................
He even has a South African company make wheels for his bikes for some reason:



Probably the company called BST (BlackStone Tek), they are actually one of the most recognized carbon fiber wheel and component manufacturers in the world, they manufacture specialized wheels and components for other motorcycle manufacturers as well
 

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2019, 06:36:30 am »
He even has a South African company make wheels for his bikes for some reason

Because they are world renowned......I think that is a good enough reason.
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2019, 06:44:01 am »
He even has a South African company make wheels for his bikes for some reason

Because they are world renowned......I think that is a good enough reason.

If so, than yes, that is good reasonl.

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2019, 09:30:18 am »
Very cool
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2019, 09:49:24 am »
Ah-loo-minnum  ::)

Anyways, I like the look of his bikes.

But apparently they are hellishly expensive :eek:
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2019, 10:34:09 am »
One of the few genuinely humble good Hollywood actors. Not that I've met him, but compared to the other personas, he's seems the kind of guy that would fit right in around a braai.
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2019, 10:36:48 am »
One of the few genuinely humble good Hollywood actors. Not that I've met him, but compared to the other personas, he's seems the kind of guy that would fit right in around a braai.
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #10 on: April 16, 2019, 10:47:35 am »
Quote from 2017 article

"The KRGT-1 is designed, bespoke, for each customer in Arch’s workshop just south of LA, for a price of around $78,000 and up"


I guess the R185k for the 790R is a great price?

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2019, 11:48:32 am »
One of the few genuinely humble good Hollywood actors. Not that I've met him, but compared to the other personas, he's seems the kind of guy that would fit right in around a braai.

Also watched a video of him and his bikes.

I love this guy!!

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2019, 12:47:08 pm »
Apparently he has more steel in his body from bike crash repairs than steel used in bike builds themselves  :biggrin:
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2019, 12:48:29 pm »
Ah-loo-minnum  ::)

Anyways, I like the look of his bikes.

But apparently they are hellishly expensive :eek:

Last video I saw he mentioned $80k-ish . Crazy!!
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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #14 on: April 16, 2019, 12:50:55 pm »
One of the few genuinely humble good Hollywood actors. Not that I've met him, but compared to the other personas, he's seems the kind of guy that would fit right in around a braai.

I've followed his stories throughout the year.

Everyone looks to Hollywood starts and takes advice from them and follow their "examples"  :lamer:
Most of them are idiots!!

If you ever wanted a Hollywood role model this would be the guy!!!



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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2019, 06:29:37 am »
Not something I'd normally watch but glad I did.

He genuinely exudes a passion for riding bikes I can relate to. Cool attitude.
 

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2019, 09:11:53 am »
I love it when he describes how he feels if he cannot ride his bike. I think we all can relate to that feeling!
 

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #17 on: April 22, 2019, 07:57:04 am »
You should see this guy handle a firearm....insane skill!!!!  Training for his John Wick films has resulted in a guy that has ridiculous abilities.

I never really liked him much as an actor but seeing how passionate and committed he is in real life about thing, it's certainly changed my perception of him.

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2019, 08:46:47 am »
You should see him handle a pencil . He can take out ten baddies with one pencil.
 

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Re: Keanu Reeves and his bike company
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2019, 01:07:09 pm »
You should see this guy handle a firearm....insane skill!!!!  Training for his John Wick films has resulted in a guy that has ridiculous abilities.

I never really liked him much as an actor but seeing how passionate and committed he is in real life about thing, it's certainly changed my perception of him.

The only issue I have with him is the fact that he runs like a girl   :lol8:
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