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Your bike with military hardware
« on: January 26, 2011, 07:05:03 pm »


 

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Re: Your bike with military hardware
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2011, 07:26:44 pm »
Those bottom guns must be American - masters of "killed by friendly fire". Geez, should they not point out to sea?. New Navy - Eish!  >:D
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Re: Your bike with military hardware
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011, 11:03:38 pm »
On the lower photo in Hermanus....

A very dear friend of mine, Sktr Roos, was killed on the Border while we served up there, I think it was during 1979.

Well, His Name, together with a number of other Troops from Hermanus, who also died in battle, have been "engraved" onto the middle plaque of that middle Cenataugh, placed between the Guns.

To this day,  I cannot visit Hermanus without first visiting that Memorial Site, running my fingers over his inscription saying "howzit Boet, Thinking about you and telling him I am doing OK, that I miss him and that my first beer, in Hermanus is in his memory. I never leave there without a tear running down my cheeks. Somehow, I gather strength at Memorial Sites like this.

He was "mal" about Bikes so that pic with the KLR in front is very symbolic and very special.

I thank you for that...!
Oh...The Guns are placed like that to protect their memories not to protect the shorline.
 

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Re: Your bike with military hardware
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2011, 11:10:10 pm »
On the lower photo in Hermanus....

A very dear friend of mine, Sktr Roos, was killed on the Border while we served up there, I think it was during 1979.

Well, His Name, together with a number of other Troops from Hermanus, who also died in battle, have been "engraved" onto the middle plaque of that middle Cenataugh, placed between the Guns.

To this day,  I cannot visit Hermanus without first visiting that Memorial Site, running my fingers over his inscription saying "howzit Boet, Thinking about you and telling him I am doing OK, that I miss him and that my first beer, in Hermanus is in his memory. I never leave there without a tear running down my cheeks. Somehow, I gather strength at Memorial Sites like this.

He was "mal" about Bikes so that pic with the KLR in front is very symbolic and very special.

I thank you for that...!
Oh...The Guns are placed like that to protect their memories not to protect the shorline.

Very Nice - a life not forgotten! Did not recognise Hermanus, time to visit an old stomping ground again.
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2011, 06:50:41 am »
I have the privilege to drive past there every day
Truly blessed

 

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Re: Your bike with military hardware
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2011, 07:41:59 am »
F800's preparing for battle.. 
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Re: Your bike with military hardware
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2012, 07:25:27 pm »
last year april
first bike, XR200R 19??
YZ125 1988
KTM200 2001
YZ250 2008
KLR650 2007 next bike super tenera (dont tell the wife)
 

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« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2012, 07:26:30 pm »
close up
first bike, XR200R 19??
YZ125 1988
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Re: Your bike with military hardware
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2012, 09:48:04 am »
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Re: Your bike with military hardware
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2012, 10:57:31 am »
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Sorry Rob.Here is one at last year's feed a child ride.....

« Last Edit: April 02, 2012, 10:58:17 am by whitedelight »
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« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2012, 11:00:21 am »
That is two cool machines! :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2012, 11:16:26 am »
That is two cool machines! :thumleft:

Three actually.... :biggrin:
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