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Re: The Quest
« Reply #20 on: November 06, 2008, 04:56:41 pm »
Great report of the bikes.

But I gotta disagree about your views on the Dakar.
She is hot!
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The Dakar is a great looking bike. When she first came out I said to myself that's my future wife... er... bike.
She is the reason i got into riding in the first place. I broke my virginity with her.

I'll say it again: HOT!
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #21 on: November 06, 2008, 07:18:43 pm »
Ooiii Freddy.........

You wont find the woman of your dreams if you only shop in one whore house  >:D




 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #22 on: November 06, 2008, 07:58:38 pm »
The first 3 things you fit to a Dakar are:

1. Crash-bars
2. Different windshield
3. Centre-stand

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #23 on: November 06, 2008, 08:11:39 pm »
great write - from where do you hail - tell me and i add the opinion :biggrin: :biggrin:
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #24 on: November 06, 2008, 08:50:30 pm »
great write - from where do you hail - tell me and i add the opinion :biggrin: :biggrin:

BMW paid up vendor?  :pot:
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Re: The Quest
« Reply #25 on: November 06, 2008, 10:52:45 pm »
Ooooh I hear some under breath grumpy comments coming from somewhere�� >:D Could this be true� :eek7: Does this thread hit were it hearts most�..

Lets see how this pans out  :happy1:
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Re: The Quest
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2008, 06:20:46 am »
Why are  we waiting  ???
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Re: The Quest
« Reply #27 on: November 07, 2008, 06:43:18 am »
I like your choice of words, the way you write about something that had been beaten to death with sticks.

Please go on
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Re: The Quest
« Reply #28 on: November 07, 2008, 07:11:35 am »
Very interesting choice of words, really refreshing read.  ;)

 But let me guess, you going to slag the 800 as well and then review the KTM as the bike you had always had secret feelings for as it's the mysterious grin factor mistress?  :mwink: :biggrin:

« Last Edit: November 07, 2008, 07:17:29 am by michnus »
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #29 on: November 07, 2008, 07:38:04 am »
so what's next - the vuka scoota hell to back uber sexy low price cheap whore?
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #30 on: November 07, 2008, 07:44:31 am »
Mr Big: I can surely understand that some might find her (HP2) attractive in that primal sort of way, but I cannot see how you find any comparison at all between the GSA and the HP2 in terms of looks. On your comment: "Please don't let us down and settle for the obvious". There is such a thing as the obvious?

Growwes: Thow shalt not judge thou fellow forummer by avatar. :deal:

Cloudgazer: You sound like a man that is happy and content. :thumleft:

Smithey: Yes, hang in there mate. This is quite a large family and I have to take all the daughters for a spin. ;D

KiLRoy You said it man: â??where do you hail - tell me and i add the opinionâ?ť Apologies, but what do you mean?

Rone Jeez man but you are early. You know what they say: Early bird catches the worm. Early worm is fu..ed!

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #31 on: November 07, 2008, 07:46:17 am »
o i am really beginning to like this threat. Give us the next installement  :pot:
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #32 on: November 07, 2008, 08:15:18 am »
Nicely written Jonix :thumleft:
There is nothing you can do about the past and you can't predict the future...all you have is the now...live it to the fullest.

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #33 on: November 07, 2008, 08:16:39 am »
Very interesting choice of words, really refreshing read.  ;)

 But let me guess, you going to slag the 800 as well and then review the KTM as the bike you had always had secret feelings for as it's the mysterious grin factor mistress?  :mwink: :biggrin:



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Re: The Quest
« Reply #34 on: November 07, 2008, 08:35:37 am »
800 GS Adventure



Face Value: The 800 GS is young, fresh and light and seems to be hitting a sweetspot as a well balanced overall package.

On the Dance Floor: She can dance, that is for sure. Where the other sisters fell short on sex-appeal: she has it, where some were overweight: she is light and nimble, where some fell short on performance (speed or technical): she can do it all!
 
The Dirty Weekend: Some of the design flaws found in the Dakar was rectified in that it comes standard with (although still low), a better angled windshield. Also, it now has a centre stand! As with the 1200 GS, she has no problems to perform at high speeds of plus 150. Again, she comes with the tar bias dancing shoes, but maybe that has something to do with her European descent. Her large front wheel, very responsive parallel twin engine and power to weight ratio will all assist in a very enjoyable ride. The strong, liquid-cooled four-valve two-cylinder is particularly convincing because of its spontaneous response, its impressive torque and its low fuel consumption. On top of that: I have asked and it is confirmed that she is seriously up for a threesome as well!

Conclusion: This is a well balanced bike that harmonically blends sex-appeal, performance and fun. She will provoke jealousy not only from the broader spectrum of adventure biking, but I also recon she will cause some financial damage to her own family as well. Letâ??s face it, any bike that comes with an optional theft alarm is like having a wife with an optional mute button: pure indulgence! She is shortlisted!
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #35 on: November 07, 2008, 08:43:04 am »
Like the style of writing :thumleft:

Bikes are a personal choice and my wish is that you choose one and not a f#cking 4x4 cage which would really put the spanner in the works >:D
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Re: The Quest
« Reply #36 on: November 07, 2008, 09:21:21 am »


Cloudgazer: You sound like a man that is happy and content. :thumleft:




Yup, i love my girl.

Although have contemplated an affair with the 800.
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #37 on: November 07, 2008, 09:37:35 am »
CloudGazer: Be careful with affairs, because once you have tasted the forbidden fruit you will never be able to go back. >:D
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #38 on: November 07, 2008, 09:43:35 am »
CloudGazer: Be careful with affairs, because once you have tasted the forbidden fruit you will never be able to go back. >:D

Yeah. Which is why I intend to remain faithful.

I can't trust myself to ride an 800.
 

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Re: The Quest
« Reply #39 on: November 07, 2008, 10:00:03 am »
hehe figured the 800GS was going to be on your shortlist!!  ;)

but a good thing all guys don't like the same girl or same kind of girl - variety is the spice of life!  :mwink:

Nice report  :thumleft:
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