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Offline lecap

Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #60 on: September 05, 2009, 09:53:57 am »
Hey, you can't just click quote & send. That's too shallow. You must add some k@k first
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #61 on: September 05, 2009, 10:02:45 am »
Hey, you can't just click quote & send. That's too shallow. You must add some k@k first
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #62 on: September 05, 2009, 10:21:46 am »
Bla bla bla.

I think Lance Arsmtrong, who btw DID (and still do) use drugs  >:D, probably hit the nail on the head with his coining of:

"Its not about the bike"

Because its not.

Just get out there and ride and enjoy - and why care what someone else has chosen to do the same with.

Geez these types of threads are so boring and predictable (and yet I take time to post  :biggrin:)


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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #63 on: September 05, 2009, 10:30:32 am »
Lance Armstrong se moer! Next race he can take my bike & see "how its not about the bike"...

Its about the bike...always has been & always will be.

The GS 800 i like & its easy to bash BMW for some guys....i just wish there was something to say about DR650's.... :peepwall:
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #64 on: September 05, 2009, 01:20:39 pm »
Yawn! :bueller:

No no Pom, wake up! You can't go to sleep now. This is such an exciting discussion. The idea of comparing bikes and brands is a whole new concept, never seen before, and not to be missed!!!

:laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4:

This forum seems to have two classes of members: Those who ride their bikes: Who cares what it is as long as it does not break? And those who endlessly discuss bikes and articles about bikes and accessories and their last dealer visit, service, repair ... wara wara ... wara wara.

It gets realy cool when the one class starts making fun of the other :evil6:
Why do there have to be classes in dogs ,who cares what bike you ride . Just get out there with the guys and have fun.
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #65 on: September 05, 2009, 01:39:03 pm »

Why do there have to be classes in dogs ,who cares what bike you ride . Just get out there with the guys and have fun.


+1 :thumleft:
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #66 on: September 05, 2009, 02:52:19 pm »
I agree,

We all share the same goal, adventure biking.

2morrow at 6 I will be departing from Boksburg, destination Jay bay and Baviaans.

The bikes:

2 GS 800's
1 Versys
2 KLR's

Who cares about the bikes, its about the company.
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #67 on: September 05, 2009, 02:59:44 pm »

2morrow at 6 I will be departing from Boksburg, destination Jay bay and Baviaans.

The bikes:

2 GS 800's
1 Versys
2 KLR's


Remember the pics and RR!
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #68 on: September 05, 2009, 05:09:08 pm »
GS8 is king. KTM simply unreliable and unpracticle unless you only do dirt...yawn :laughing4:
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #69 on: September 05, 2009, 05:10:15 pm »
GS8 is king. KTM simply not practicle and unreliable  unless you only do short distances on dirt...yawn :laughing4:
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #70 on: September 05, 2009, 06:13:52 pm »
Yawn! :bueller:

No no Pom, wake up! You can't go to sleep now. This is such an exciting discussion. The idea of comparing bikes and brands is a whole new concept, never seen before, and not to be missed!!!

:laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4:

This forum seems to have two classes of members: Those who ride their bikes: Who cares what it is as long as it does not break? And those who endlessly discuss bikes and articles about bikes and accessories and their last dealer visit, service, repair ... wara wara ... wara wara.

It gets realy cool when the one class starts making fun of the other :evil6:

Agreed, these dicussions and arguments are really tedious. Enough now, please :(
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #71 on: September 05, 2009, 11:13:56 pm »
I agree,

We all share the same goal, adventure biking.

2morrow at 6 I will be departing from Boksburg, destination Jay bay and Baviaans.

The bikes:

2 GS 800's
1 Versys
2 KLR's

Who cares about the bikes, its about the company.

Too difficult for the KTM's  :pot:
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #72 on: September 05, 2009, 11:20:57 pm »
I am actually quite curious about the RR of the Versys going through Bav.
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #73 on: September 05, 2009, 11:23:09 pm »
I am actually quite curious about the RR of the Versys going through Bav.

Will do it no prob! Rone had 1 but was scared to ride it properly :pot:
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #74 on: September 05, 2009, 11:25:21 pm »
I am actually quite curious about the RR of the Versys going through Bav.

Will do it no prob! Rone had 1 but was scared to ride it properly :pot:

I know it can. It's like that TDM850 see saw going through there. I love it when these "non-suited" bikes show us all the bird ;D
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #75 on: September 06, 2009, 06:36:12 am »
At the bash there was a guy that took his thru there on stock road tyres without any problems -  just don't give it to Edgy to ride/fly up there...............
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #76 on: September 06, 2009, 07:49:39 am »
I did the Monte Capatone military road with a CB550F2 Super Sport and met a guy on a Harley Softail in Die Hel. You want to tell me this or that bike can't go here and there? It will as long as you've got enough money for the petrol.
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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #77 on: September 06, 2009, 10:28:20 am »
I love it when these "non-suited" bikes show us all the bird ;D

Like Nick who rode his 125 pharmacy bike from Whales, through Europe,Asia, Africa and now into South America!
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #78 on: September 06, 2009, 11:00:22 am »
That's the whole point.

We'll have 15 pages discussing the suspension of this R100k bike vs that one while any DS bike on the market can do more than what 99% of the riders on here will ever need.
 

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Re: BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!
« Reply #79 on: September 06, 2009, 12:21:33 pm »
Please note the heading of the thread:

BMW GS 800 AWARDED BEST DUEL PURPOSE IN THE WORLD 2009!!

     duel
     1. A prearranged, formal combat between two persons, usually fought to settle a point of honour.
     2. A struggle for domination between two contending persons, groups, or ideas.
     3. To engage (another) in or as if in formal combat.
     4. To oppose actively and forcefully.
     5. To engage in or as if in formal combat.

The way I see it the GS800 is the best bike to argue and fight about.  As a duel purpose bike its outstanding.   :thumleft:
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