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Offline Gérrard

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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #20 on: November 01, 2020, 03:40:05 pm »
Has she started looking for a new place to live yet ? 
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #21 on: November 01, 2020, 03:43:39 pm »
When I broached the subject of getting the BMW some years ago, I was met with a response I didn't expect, pretty much "if your mid life crisis is riding a motorcycle, and not knobing secretaries, go for it"  ::)
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2020, 05:35:36 pm »
This isn't really about gravel or tar. Today it's gravel, tomorrow it'll be another restriction.

Find out what the REAL issue is.

She's fearful of something, probably to do with losing you.

Take out another insurance policy that specifically makes her super independent if you kill or maim yourself on a bike with her as the sole beneficiary.

 :biggrin: :biggrin: I like your train of thought.  8)

Take out the insurance.... but check your brakes regularly :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #23 on: November 02, 2020, 08:13:49 am »
End the sentence with" my ma was reg oor jou"
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #24 on: November 02, 2020, 11:54:06 am »
Talk to her, woman to woman!
 

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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #25 on: November 02, 2020, 12:25:30 pm »
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #26 on: November 02, 2020, 12:31:06 pm »
My only real injuries in the last decade were on a TTR 220 🙄
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #27 on: November 02, 2020, 01:19:58 pm »
Guys, in defense, I think all wives are concerned about safety when we ride, or should be in any case. Some might say it differently, but in the end I think it is simply genuine concern. At least you know your wife still has the hots for you. We all make sacrifices and if this is what it takes to make you as a couple happy, why risk it.
And those of you insinuating he is less of a man because he appreciates her view, shame on you.
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #28 on: November 02, 2020, 01:29:31 pm »
Peanut, please clarify, she doesnt want you riding gravel, or she doesnt want you riding gravel alone?
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #29 on: November 02, 2020, 01:40:07 pm »
Guys, in defense, I think all wives are concerned about safety when we ride, or should be in any case. Some might say it differently, but in the end I think it is simply genuine concern. At least you know your wife still has the hots for you. We all make sacrifices and if this is what it takes to make you as a couple happy, why risk it.
And those of you insinuating he is less of a man because he appreciates her view, shame on you.

I once heard a man say the following:

"A man who shaves his beard for a woman deserves neither of the two..."


Seems applicable here  :pot:
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #30 on: November 02, 2020, 01:51:59 pm »
Guys, in defense, I think all wives are concerned about safety when we ride, or should be in any case. Some might say it differently, but in the end I think it is simply genuine concern. At least you know your wife still has the hots for you. We all make sacrifices and if this is what it takes to make you as a couple happy, why risk it.
And those of you insinuating he is less of a man because he appreciates her view, shame on you.

I once heard a man say the following:

"A man who shaves his beard for a woman deserves neither of the two..."


Seems applicable here  :pot:
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #31 on: November 02, 2020, 02:00:53 pm »
Some advise from around the world.......

The missus isn't talking to me. She said I ruined her birthday. I'm not
sure how...I didn't even know it was her birthday!

After too many beers, my mate asked if he could crash out on my sofa. I
had to explain to him that I'm married now, so that's where I sleep.

The missus said she's leaving me because I invade her privacy too often.
At least that's what it says in her diary.

As me and the missus headed off on a romantic holiday, we talked about
what kinky things we'd like to do to each other. She said, "I've always
wanted to be handcuffed."  So, I planted a kilo of cocaine in her suitcase.

Woman to husband: "Let's go out and have some fun tonight!” Husband:
"Okay, but if you get home before I do, leave the hall light on."

My mate is thinking about asking his ex-missus to re-marry him, but he's
worried she’ll think he is just after her for his money.

Two guys in a health club, one is putting on a pair of women’s lace
knickers.
1st guy: "Since when do you wear women's underwear?"
2nd guy: "Since the missus found ‘em in the glove box."

My missus left me for another bloke. All that lies ahead now is a
miserable, pointless life, with suicide seemingly the only way out. And
while the poor bugger's going through all that, I'll be down at the pub
with my mates every night!

My missus left a note on the fridge: "It's not working. I can't take it
anymore, I'm going to live with my mum."
I opened the fridge door, the light came on, the beer was cold. What the hell is she on about?"
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #32 on: November 02, 2020, 03:02:29 pm »
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #33 on: November 02, 2020, 03:54:25 pm »
End the sentence with" my ma was reg oor jou"

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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #34 on: November 03, 2020, 03:52:07 pm »
Peanut, you can thank me later....
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #35 on: November 03, 2020, 09:59:22 pm »
This isn't really about gravel or tar. Today it's gravel, tomorrow it'll be another restriction.

Find out what the REAL issue is.

She's fearful of something, probably to do with losing you.

Take out another insurance policy that specifically makes her super independent if you kill or maim yourself on a bike with her as the sole beneficiary.

I've done this...... seems strange that twice since then my front brake pads have simply fallen out  :deal: :deal: :deal: :deal: :deal:

 :biggrin: :biggrin: I like your train of thought.  8)
 

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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #36 on: November 04, 2020, 02:52:40 pm »
Ride like a novice when she's watching and never wheelie when she is looking....

And you NEVER fell off the bike.... it was off a ledge while dismounting or tripping on way to bar... :lol8:
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #37 on: November 04, 2020, 08:38:13 pm »
In "Lady Windermere's Fan" Oscar Wilde lets an old gentleman say:
"The only way to conduct a marriage successfully is not to love your wife."

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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #38 on: November 05, 2020, 07:11:34 am »
Bad move, I learnt, only ride like a granny in front of your wife.  :sip:
and never, ever pop a wheelie with her on the back.
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Re: Wife doesn't want me riding gravel.
« Reply #39 on: November 05, 2020, 07:16:58 am »
Don't dress for the ride,........dress for the fall!