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*Is a 950 a "dirt bike"? WTF!*
« on: April 27, 2011, 07:42:47 am »
I have a house in a complex in Plett, and often ride my 950 to Plett and park it outside the door of the unit. The rules of the complex state "no bikes allowed" Last night this dude comes to my front door, says he's the manager, and tells me my bike isn't allowed in the complex. I assume the rule is to keep plastics and 4 wheelers out. Fair enough.

Here's a rough outline of the convo which ensued:

Manager: I'm the manager. Is that YOUR bike? Because no bikes are allowe din the complex!  (no introduction, and belittling tone)

Me: But this isn't a dirt bike, and it's my mode of transport. It's a thousand cc's!

Manager: I'm sorry, but no bikes allowed!

Me: I own this place, pay levies and have a right to arrive here on my bike. As I said, it's not a dirt bike.

Manager: Are you sure - it looks like a dirt bike.

Me: No - it's a road bike. Err...actually itís a dual purpose bike.

Manager: Whatís that?

Me: It can go anywhere Ė roads and dirt

Manager: So it IS a dirt bike?

Me: No. Itís a dual purpose bike.

Manager: OK Ė is it loud?

Me: Very

Manager: Well as long as you donít become a nuisance!

Me: I wonít.

Manager walks off.

Firstly WTF. I felt like a kid being hauled in front of the headmaster. As usual, I was like a rabbit in the headlights and couldnít respond properly (with indignation)

Secondly: Is a 950 a dirt bike?
« Last Edit: April 27, 2011, 07:48:36 am by J-dog »
 

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Re: *Is a 950 a "dirt bike"? WTF!*
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2011, 08:34:09 am »
that happened to me too when i had my drz 400, f@ck them, now i rev my blaster and rm extra hard when passing his house :imaposer: :imaposer:
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Re: *Is a 950 a "dirt bike"? WTF!*
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2011, 08:41:06 am »
I live in a complex & no complaints but then i try stick to the 40km speed limit.....i do try lift the front wheel over the triangular speed bumps though... ;D
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2011, 08:41:54 am »
Thats exactly why im NOT staying in a complex with lotsa do's and dont's...thats absurd and the peoples happiness become less than the rules.... :peepwall: :o

Screw them its a dualie so finish and klaar...you only use it on tar anyway coz it might break down on you ...its a Ktm mate... :peepwall: :pot: :imaposer: :imaposer:

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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2011, 08:49:28 am »
Beware of the regulators who haven't a clue what they are regulating :black_knight_standing:
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2011, 08:51:09 am »
Buy a GS, he won't hassle you any more....... :peepwall: :biggrin:
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2011, 08:57:32 am »
Just wheelie it around. Call it a mono-cycle. He's probably dumb enough to believe you then.
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2011, 09:05:49 am »
Just wheelie it around. Call it a mono-cycle. He's probably dumb enough to believe you then.
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2011, 09:14:05 am »
Buy a GS, he won't hassle you any more....... :peepwall: :biggrin:
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« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2011, 09:16:22 am »
LOL, but how's the attitude. I should have responded aggresively? Or just let the wanker have his little power fix, and leave it alone. I'm actually really annoyed now.  >:(
 

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« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2011, 09:17:41 am »
LOL, but how's the attitude. I should have responded aggresively? Or just let the wanker have his little power fix, and leave it alone. I'm actually really annoyed now.  >:(

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« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2011, 09:18:16 am »
LOL, but how's the attitude. I should have responded aggresively? Or just let the wanker have his little power fix, and leave it alone. I'm actually really annoyed now.  >:(

Yes, you are a pissy............he walked right over you!! :pot:

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« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2011, 09:31:47 am »
People like you give our bikers  a bad name you should have dropped him... :mwink: :pot: :peepwall: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2011, 09:33:15 am »
Let it go ... petty officials abound and that is all they have petty power. Just like a traffic cop - sometimes better to indulge them and get away with what you want. Otherwise you are going to get the 'rules is rules' speech and get shown your signature on the document you signed agreeing to 'them rules' etc etc. He has essentially said it is alright ... now you can tell the other mother grundy residents cueing up to winge that it has been 'approved' by the manger.  :thumleft: (once a twatwaffle always a twatwaffle ... you are not going to change his spots)
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Re: *Is a 950 a "dirt bike"? WTF!*
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2011, 09:41:40 am »
I'm actually really annoyed now.  >:(

But why?  The guy just did his job, albeit in typical complex supervisor style, and in the end accepted that your bike will be there.  If the neighbour's cat pees in your kitchen, you would expect the Manager to go sort it out.  It is his job.  Almost like a spietcop.  We hate them when they fine us, but love them when they fine a taxi.  This little incident is certainly not worth developing a single grey hair over.   :ricky:
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« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2011, 10:31:48 am »
J dog. Next time tell the manager Twit that it is not an off road bike becuase it has a number plate which is meant for the road!

Ill be in around Plett in August and would be willing to explain the difference to him if required!
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« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2011, 11:04:53 am »
WTF...."as long as you don't become a nuisance"...he's equating you with the likes of a rat...vermin. Tell the dumb cnut that that is the epitome of beautiful highly accurate austrian engineering...it has a pedigree....how can he even think that such a beautiful work of engineering art can be compared to vermin. >:D

Nuisance se moer man. Is there anything in the fine print of your documentation of ownership that even hints on bikes being forbidden on the premises?
 

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« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2011, 11:09:28 am »
Ry oor sy fokken gras en knyp katoempie se oor..

Ons komplex selle storie.. Maar die aap paar huise af het n haarlie. Klink soos n donnerse stock car..maar dis mos n regte egte padfiets.

Ry oor sy gras en skryf D@@S met chloor op sy gras wanne die son sak.

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« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2011, 11:27:38 am »
Thats why i njoy living on a smallholding....nobody to agrivate me with K@rK like that !!!
 

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« Reply #19 on: April 27, 2011, 11:49:54 am »
I think you handled it really well J-Dog. You got what you wanted which is to be allowed to take your bike there. As Big Dom said smile and let it go . Tomorrow you would have forgotten about but he will still be a twatwaffle finding his next victim. Don't be a victim and let it bother you. Just let it go and enjoy your day.