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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #20 on: March 09, 2009, 04:22:44 pm »
... and that us girls arent afraid of getting wet either!  :ricky:

But it was all our pleasure!! Thanks again  :)
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #21 on: March 09, 2009, 04:35:47 pm »
Nice going girls!  :thumleft:
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #22 on: March 10, 2009, 09:28:13 am »
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #23 on: March 10, 2009, 10:14:24 am »
Nice ride report and pics, ladies...and Malibu  :biggrin: It really looks like you had a blast  :thumleft:

Next time, maybe consider taking someone along who's a total n00b and see how much they can teach him in a day. I'm sure you can come up with a name at short notice. :deal:
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #24 on: March 10, 2009, 10:28:19 am »
Hahahahhaaaa

DW - Volunteering?  Anyway, rumour goes that none of your kit fits anymore... you getting too skinny on that diet...

We can't have someone with ill fitting kit on these machines...


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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #25 on: March 10, 2009, 10:48:50 am »
True...but then I don't have any offroad kit anyway, so it's not like I'd be there in oversized MX gear  ;)

You're right, these are high performance machines, not to be taken lightly, only topped up lightly...  :biggrin:
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #26 on: March 10, 2009, 11:00:09 am »
Hey, you don't have to point out where I pee'd myself...    :peepwall:
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2009, 11:05:35 am »
Hehe, and that before you started riding? Like an excited puppy eh?
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #28 on: March 10, 2009, 11:17:16 am »
Hey, my tail wags for good stuff too!  :)
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #29 on: March 10, 2009, 10:16:12 pm »
Excellent girls ... sounds & looks like you had a great time.

I'd like to echo what Malibu & Misty said ... Hoofseun is a brilliant instructor & he really makes an effort to help you correct things you are doing wrong.  :thumleft:

Here's some pics of my dual-purpose training experience with the Honda Adventure Academy

Throttle control & balancing - yeeehhha some circus trick attempts





Emergency breaking



Throttle, clutch, breaking & body weight control - note Hoofseun's attention to detail, showing the way





And then the sand monster .... he makes it look so easy  :o


I had to go down at least once  :biggrin:



And a group photo of all that participated on the day



« Last Edit: March 11, 2009, 07:05:21 am by Puddles »
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #30 on: March 11, 2009, 07:38:57 am »
Fantastic...   :thumleft:

We missed the sand pit, others were using it on the day...  looks like fun!   ::)
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #31 on: March 11, 2009, 08:15:41 am »
Speaking of sand .... are we still going to do some sand training at some stage or have I missed it?  Been so busy & not had much time to chat/surf on WDF.
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #32 on: March 11, 2009, 08:22:16 am »
Dakota broke her collar-bone, which will delay us getting the sand-training done...

As soon as all is go for her... we'll organise!   :thumleft:
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #33 on: March 11, 2009, 08:26:28 am »
Ouch ...  :crybaby2:  Dakota - hope you get better soon !

Ok, great ... am looking forward to it.
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #34 on: March 11, 2009, 08:27:57 am »
Yup, should be fun! 

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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #35 on: March 11, 2009, 09:09:30 am »
Thanks for adding your pics and part Puddles - looking good :thumleft: - and yup we will be taking on the Sand Sucker in time! :)
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #36 on: March 11, 2009, 10:05:23 am »
I'm sooooo Yealous, this looked like good fun.  I did the course with my Africa Twin last year, but battled quite a lot since the bike is a bit too heavy for me to do the slow stuff....  but I can vouch for hoofseun, he's a fantastic instructor.

So now that you've all learned all the skills, you can come and visit us in Barberton where we've just bought the Gold Nugget Guesthouse.  We're moving in next month and want you all to come visit.
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #37 on: March 11, 2009, 10:10:32 am »
Great report  :thumleft: looks like you had a blast!! Hoofseun invited me to do the course last year on the KLE and managed to get me to do those tight circles in very little time so yip great instructor!!
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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #38 on: March 11, 2009, 10:11:23 am »
Ya stranger...

Long time not on the forum...

Heard about your fantastic new life... all the best and you do know you gotta case all the roads out there for us...      :thumleft:

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Re: "Hoofseun" and a day on a CRF450!
« Reply #39 on: March 11, 2009, 10:40:18 am »
Ouch ...  :crybaby2:  Dakota - hope you get better soon !


Thanx puddles... sure I'll be riding sooner than I should.... ;D
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