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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #60 on: October 15, 2010, 02:22:22 pm »
yes, was this story not hosted in Bikesa mag and the guy fell the suspension moer toe, if I remember correctly?

Ja I think he was chasing a guy on a XR650 and a KTM if I am not mistaken. On the landing the swingarm broke.
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #61 on: October 15, 2010, 02:26:24 pm »
Op die hoeveelste brandewyn het julle toe daai Honda Wasiegearnou so gespring?

Is dit dieselfde as, hou gou my dop vas dan wys ek jou............... ?
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #62 on: October 15, 2010, 03:12:04 pm »
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As ek jy was sou ek nie so gelyk het nie.
 

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #63 on: October 17, 2010, 05:18:52 pm »
Hey Minchus / nemodakar / rolf

Thanks a million you guys, itís great to hear that somebody was actually reading those stories, and reading them enough to actually remember them 3 years later.  Us guys bust our butts out there trying to get you guys really great pictures and stories and print them and we never ever really know if anyone is actually reading them or enjoying them or anything, but now this proves that at least 3 people actually read the story.   That kinda inspires me to big time to get out there and do more things like that for you guys. Now if only I could find some way to ensure that I could print enough of the current free mags with those type of stories on for all of you have one. 

Thanks for the inspiration guys
 

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #64 on: October 17, 2010, 05:37:49 pm »
Spongebob, that flowing, uninhibited prose, combined with a distinctly acerbic sense of humour makes me wonder if you don't have some Fourie DNA in you.  :imaposer:
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #65 on: October 17, 2010, 09:19:26 pm »
Hey, I learnt a very large amount of stuff from that old man, some of it good, some of it bad. My trick in life now is to make sure that differentiate between the two and make sure that I expand of doing the good stuff and avoid doing the bad stuff. Nodoby is perfect but if I didn't learn anything from spending 8 years or so in his company then that would have been a decade of my life wasted.

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #66 on: October 18, 2010, 09:55:12 pm »
Thank God I'm not a Honda fan.
 

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #67 on: October 19, 2010, 01:45:06 pm »
Oh Cheeses, it sucks to be you...

The three things you need to fix anything in the universe: duct tape, WD-40 and a hammer.  If it moves and it shouldn't, use the duct tape.  If it doesn't move and it should, use the WD-40.  Otherwise use the hammer.
 

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #68 on: October 19, 2010, 01:58:07 pm »
Oh Cheeses, it sucks to be you...



LOL, and that BMW was criticised.....

I can't wait for this thread to explode. But hang on a bit.... Is that even supposed to be a DS bike?

Besides a bashplate this looks like a road touring bike. Nothing else says it is supposed to go anywhere near a gravel road much less off road.

But feel free to enlighten me Honda fans...

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #69 on: October 19, 2010, 01:59:18 pm »
Oh.... Now I see it....

It has handgaurds! Yip, this is a off-roader all right!  ;D

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #70 on: October 19, 2010, 01:59:43 pm »
Oh Cheeses, it sucks to be you...



Another V-Strom?  :'(
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #71 on: October 19, 2010, 02:00:46 pm »
As what often happens, the Honda PR lot send out vague images to create a huge hype so everyone will take notice when the real bike, that looks nothing like the images, is released.
 

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #72 on: October 19, 2010, 02:23:37 pm »

But feel free to enlighten me Honda fans...


That bike is not really a DS bike now is it? Nothing like the pics I saw, albeit more than a year ago. And what I saw definitely had spokes.

I'll be very surprised if that indeed turns out to be it. It could be a "road version" like Triumph is doing with their 800? A "road version" and an "adventure" version?
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #73 on: October 19, 2010, 02:31:42 pm »
Ek ry definitief my TA in erger terrein as wat die designer ooit bedoel het.

Onmoontlik. Jou bike het dan 'n 19" voorwiel
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ek sal wag en sien waneer die bike launch om my opinie oor dit te vorm.  :thumleft:
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #74 on: October 19, 2010, 02:34:15 pm »
Which pic was it that you saw... this TransDeroTM:


Or this one, VFR with spokes:


None of the three I've posted are real though.

This one, apparently, is (albeit a design sketch):
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #75 on: October 19, 2010, 02:35:28 pm »
What IS real though, is the Shamu Wes posted at the beginning of this thread, and it clearly indicates MAGS.  No spokes.
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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #76 on: October 19, 2010, 02:38:30 pm »
I didn't see an internet pic. Those internet pics look nothing like what I saw. What I did see definitely had a beak and spokes and definitely wasn't soft core like this.

I guess things can change in over a year, but I hope not!
 

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #77 on: October 19, 2010, 02:45:23 pm »
Who has gone to the website?

This is not the 1200 at all.



This is said to be an 800. ::)

They also question whether the earlier sketch is in fact real.

You guys are posting BS to distract people from those actual photos of the BMW with the attached cake tin :D
 

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #78 on: October 19, 2010, 02:51:39 pm »
<meh>

All I can say, is that that is gonna be one huge hoochie-mama!  HEAVY!

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Re: Hey Honda fans, here's your new adventure bike - sucks to be you!
« Reply #79 on: October 19, 2010, 02:52:33 pm »

Another V-Strom?  :'(

And your point is?  :biggrin:
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