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Offline Noneking

Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #320 on: May 21, 2019, 10:30:11 am »
Awesome report, Noneking! :thumleft:

I noticed the absence of the poop-scoop... and all the mud... I must say that without the poop-scoop my GS/A is much dirtier above the wheel (the wheel well?), and I prefer keeping the poop-scoop present.

Poop scoops don't last offroad in my opinion. Especially rocky terrain can easily break them. I lost poop scoops on both my GSAs.  Righard removed his in Fouriesburg after Mike Grimsted and Thomas Bohm advised him to do so in Fouriesburg.
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #321 on: May 21, 2019, 10:31:43 am »
......... and the Beemers look a lot more aggressive without them. Almost KTM ish :peepwall:
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #322 on: May 21, 2019, 10:34:29 am »
......... and the Beemers look a lot more aggressive without them. Almost KTM ish :peepwall:
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #323 on: May 21, 2019, 10:35:26 am »
Awesome report, Noneking! :thumleft:

I noticed the absence of the poop-scoop... and all the mud... I must say that without the poop-scoop my GS/A is much dirtier above the wheel (the wheel well?), and I prefer keeping the poop-scoop present.

Until it comes loose or is grabbed by your tyre and wraps itself into your wheel and caliper ...  ::) :-\
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #324 on: May 21, 2019, 10:37:55 am »
Awesome report, Noneking! :thumleft:

I noticed the absence of the poop-scoop... and all the mud... I must say that without the poop-scoop my GS/A is much dirtier above the wheel (the wheel well?), and I prefer keeping the poop-scoop present.

Until it comes loose or is grabbed by your tyre and wraps itself into your wheel and caliper ...  ::) :-\
:o That would not be desireable, no.  :eek7:
 

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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #325 on: May 21, 2019, 10:44:02 am »
Awesome report, Noneking! :thumleft:

I noticed the absence of the poop-scoop... and all the mud... I must say that without the poop-scoop my GS/A is much dirtier above the wheel (the wheel well?), and I prefer keeping the poop-scoop present.

Until it comes loose or is grabbed by your tyre and wraps itself into your wheel and caliper ...  ::) :-\
:o That would not be desireable, no.  :eek7:

Exactly. My understanding is that it is really only there to satisfy a German law requiring a certain percentage of a bike tyre to be covered by a fender.
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #326 on: May 21, 2019, 01:12:48 pm »
Awesome report, Noneking! :thumleft:

I noticed the absence of the poop-scoop... and all the mud... I must say that without the poop-scoop my GS/A is much dirtier above the wheel (the wheel well?), and I prefer keeping the poop-scoop present.

Until it comes loose or is grabbed by your tyre and wraps itself into your wheel and caliper ...  ::) :-\
:o That would not be desireable, no.  :eek7:

I concur.....
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #327 on: May 21, 2019, 01:45:28 pm »
And now if that had been on a nice twisty pass with steep drop-off ...  :o
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #328 on: June 01, 2019, 07:32:18 am »
Very inspiring RR. I'm looking for my keys  :ricky:

A must do  :thumleft:
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #329 on: June 03, 2019, 05:44:48 pm »
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #330 on: June 06, 2019, 01:31:11 pm »
Baie dankie vir die lekker lees en al die mooi kiekies.

Voorwaar 'n uitstekende RR soos al jou ander reports.

Sal nou weer wag vd volgende report van jou.

Ek het dit ook al oorweeg om die Ben 10 Challange te gaan doen, maar soos jy, is ek ook vrek bang vir hoogtes.  Ben McDhui spook by my en ek nog nie eens daar nie   :peepwall:  :biggrin:
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #331 on: June 06, 2019, 03:17:27 pm »
Baie mooi RR Noneking, dit is altyd n plesier om jou RR's te lees.
Ons wag nou vir 'n nuwe een met die 790.
« Last Edit: June 06, 2019, 03:18:58 pm by FJR »
 
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #332 on: June 06, 2019, 03:22:34 pm »
Awesome report, Noneking! :thumleft:

I noticed the absence of the poop-scoop... and all the mud... I must say that without the poop-scoop my GS/A is much dirtier above the wheel (the wheel well?), and I prefer keeping the poop-scoop present.

Until it comes loose or is grabbed by your tyre and wraps itself into your wheel and caliper ...  ::) :-\

Stem saam, eerste ding wat ek van my GS'se afhaal. My 1250 sin is sommer die eerste dag afgehaal.
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #333 on: June 06, 2019, 03:46:20 pm »
Baie mooi RR Noneking, dit is altyd n plesier om jou RR's te lees.
Ons wag nou vir 'n nuwe een met die 790.

Baie dankie! :thumleft:
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #334 on: June 06, 2019, 03:46:43 pm »
Baie dankie vir die lekker lees en al die mooi kiekies.

Voorwaar 'n uitstekende RR soos al jou ander reports.

Sal nou weer wag vd volgende report van jou.

Ek het dit ook al oorweeg om die Ben 10 Challange te gaan doen, maar soos jy, is ek ook vrek bang vir hoogtes.  Ben McDhui spook by my en ek nog nie eens daar nie   :peepwall:  :biggrin:

Baie dankie!

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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #335 on: October 11, 2019, 08:19:02 am »
Very inspiring RR. I'm looking for my keys  :ricky:

A must do  :thumleft:

Thank you!

Absolutely. The high lying areas of the Eastern Cape has long been a favourite riding area of mine.
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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #336 on: May 26, 2020, 10:57:19 am »
Video footage by Boris Kamstra

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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #337 on: May 26, 2020, 11:25:24 am »
Great video by Mr Kamstra! He's got an unfair advantage - those long legs are like having training wheels in tricky terrain...  :biggrin:
 

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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #338 on: May 26, 2020, 11:56:57 am »
 :thumleft: Lekker, man!
 

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Re: Getting high and saying goodbye in the Eastern Cape - Our Ben 10 ride
« Reply #339 on: May 26, 2020, 02:45:29 pm »
I need to do this again,  :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft:

thanx for the Video really really cool