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« Reply #80 on: March 29, 2007, 02:21:06 pm »
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Sitting here on the sideline, I made a conclusion: The okes in the Cape are "die moer" in wiff each other. All the capie comments are negative(attitude). Not our falt that you have a k#k rugby team, k#k dealerships(not specifying brands),I dont know what k#k else! Attitude is the big problem manne. You guys should get together and get a lecture, you need it urgently!!! Hier kom k#k. Just fu@#ing enjoy your scoot, the way you decide to ride it and look at the lekka people around you. Their must be lekke people I believe(Ama ride ride, you are foresure one)


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« Reply #81 on: March 29, 2007, 02:22:12 pm »
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WRT BMW exclusive events and venue - just a question. Are only BMW bikes allowed at its offroad academy - cause I've notice a couple of other brands as well, amongst others KTM, Buell etc.  If this is a norm I assume that the argument regarding the BMW clan limiting events for its own is BS


No, not here. All brands can go now and do. New WD member SirGravellot did the intermediate course with his Honda NXR125. Now I believe you have to have brass balls to go to such an event on a 125.  :D

Not so for the Challenge of course. (Yes Michnus - clients - I get it  :D )
 

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« Reply #82 on: March 29, 2007, 02:22:55 pm »
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PS: I trust to see all you wise asses at the Alfie Cox Festival in September.  Then we can see who the true posers are  :twisted:  :twisted:


Will there be camera's and TV?


If you register quickly, you can sitll get a small "number for life".  I mean, a sticker with number "11" looks much better than "124" on any bike...  8)   And Dave Petersen will put those who pay the most on TV first  :twisted:


Perfect!

Ok. Ek het nou genoeg k@k gepraat.

Enjoy your bikes people.  We are the lucky one's, no matter what bike.  And don't let other snobbish riders ruin your trip. It's them missing the point. :wink:
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« Reply #83 on: March 29, 2007, 02:23:04 pm »
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As for the waving: Do any of you wave at other cagers when you drive with your cage? :twisted:
So why is it so important that bikers have to wave at each other?


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« Reply #84 on: March 29, 2007, 02:23:47 pm »
Excall

Part of enjoying your scoot is to mix mith a bunch of nice people - I fully agree However, should you ride a BMW with a bunch of nice people one sometimes must have plated armour to handle the comments.  

Lets change my initial through that started this tread early today - Why does other motorcyclists that ride other brands than BMW have an attitude against those that do.?
 

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« Reply #85 on: March 29, 2007, 02:27:32 pm »
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No No No! When you the wind blows the rug off and you grab for it the other okes might think you are waving! :shock:


This is the best post of the day  :D  :D  :D
 

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« Reply #86 on: March 29, 2007, 02:28:04 pm »
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Lets change my initial through that started this tread early today - Why does other motorcyclists that ride other brands than BMW have an attitude against those that do.?

too late to change anthing now
this fire is burning hotly!
 

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« Reply #87 on: March 29, 2007, 02:28:06 pm »
TR - No disrespect to Sir G, but i think a 125 is perfect for the course. Trying doing it on a 200kg motha of a german tank, that wants to fall over to the right by itself when you rev it. And to pick it up repeatedly.....Damn :cry:
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« Reply #88 on: March 29, 2007, 02:28:36 pm »
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Thanks for the style thing. Tonteldoos!  But you like the BMW's - that's ok, as long as you don't like their riders!  (And that from my newfound Vara buddy........)

LS, ek het jou op die Buff ontmoet, saam met Kilroy.  Ek het nogal van julle gehou, maar die ding van 10 Varadero ouens by die saamtrek.....nee man, dit maak seer!


The 10 guys will at least greet each other... :D  :D

As far as the "as long as you don't like their riders!" is concerned I have some kin with, lets not in the spirit of things call it bad taste but are GS owners.. Yelloo Red & Stephan... Therefore I always trying to educate them...
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« Reply #89 on: March 29, 2007, 02:34:47 pm »
Somebody get LITO we need his unbiased opinion on this matter. :twisted:  :lol:

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« Reply #90 on: March 29, 2007, 02:37:26 pm »
Hey GS-holic - in the case of a BMW rider, would that be gold or platinum plated armour :lol:
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« Reply #91 on: March 29, 2007, 02:37:38 pm »
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TR - No disrespect to Sir G, but i think a 125 is perfect for the course. Trying doing it on a 200kg motha of a german tank, that wants to fall over to the right by itself when you rev it. And to pick it up repeatedly.....Damn :cry:


So did I. I firmly believe in light trailbikes. I meant going to a BMW event, not knowing any one, and being a 125 between 1200's.  :shock:

He did enjoy it though.
 

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« Reply #92 on: March 29, 2007, 02:39:16 pm »
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WRT BMW exclusive events and venue - just a question. Are only BMW bikes allowed at its offroad academy - cause I've notice a couple of other brands as well, amongst others KTM, Buell etc. If this is a norm I assume that the argument regarding the BMW clan limiting events for its own is BS
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The only exclusive biking activity i know of is the GS Challenge itself.
You can even attend the BMW Annual Gathering on an R1 if you want. The sales guys will just hound you to buy a real bike :twisted:
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« Reply #93 on: March 29, 2007, 02:41:37 pm »
Sorry TR, I missed your drift :oops:

I am sure he was hosing himself when the first 1200 "ran off the sidestand" and had to be picked up. Contrary to what anyone says, and regardless of various techniques and ways and wizardry, it is still a bitch to pick up. :lol:  :lol:
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« Reply #94 on: March 29, 2007, 02:42:33 pm »
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Sitting here on the sideline, I made a conclusion: The okes in the Cape are "die moer" in wiff each other. All the capie comments are negative(attitude). Not our falt that you have a k#k rugby team, k#k dealerships(not specifying brands),I dont know what k#k else! Attitude is the big problem manne. You guys should get together and get a lecture, you need it urgently!!! Hier kom k#k. Just fu@#ing enjoy your scoot, the way you decide to ride it and look at the lekka people around you. Their must be lekke people I believe(Ama ride ride, you are foresure one)


As an ex Capie.....I may say...I love you to....  :twisted: :shock:  :D  :D  :D
Gewoontlik n@@i ek reguit aan op fyndraai.

 

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« Reply #95 on: March 29, 2007, 02:46:45 pm »
This topic is getting cold! Does anyone think Charlie Boorman would have done better on a KTM in tha Dakar or is he just a useless wingeing Pom? :twisted:
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« Reply #96 on: March 29, 2007, 02:48:07 pm »
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jeez, I didn't think your bikes were THAT bad


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No, it's the riders.....  :)

It's strange but whenever I saw a guy on a KTM I automatically assumed he can ride really well.
Fortunately certain forum members have shown me that KTM riders are mortals too and some even ride worse than I do :lol:
 

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« Reply #97 on: March 29, 2007, 02:48:08 pm »
This is getting good. 20 pages by midnight?

 

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« Reply #98 on: March 29, 2007, 02:48:48 pm »
Just a regular guy with issues..

.. and a sponsor :twisted:
Bike would not have made a difference!
I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are missing!
 

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« Reply #99 on: March 29, 2007, 02:50:08 pm »
Man oh man, the people seems to be very lus for kaark praat on this very nice Thursday and that before any booze, must be because not much going on lately everybody waiting in anticipation for the looong weekend..

And it wasn't me who started the humble Bee em stirrings this time ..
What was that saying "Man I love it when a plan comes together" :D
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