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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #200 on: May 26, 2011, 02:19:46 pm »
T- h- e    s- t- o-p-  p- i- n- g......

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #201 on: May 26, 2011, 02:42:41 pm »
I'm more like Jacko in this sense.
In fact - with the Boegoe Berg bash we rode up together and then we both went our separate ways back doing solo.
Nothing wrong - we just both felt the need to have some 'me time' with the awesome Noordkaap surrounds.

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And because we are similar (wrt that part of our persona) it was painless. We kind of looked at one another and said: "Hey, let's both do our own thing going back." We were actually both looking forward to it!

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #202 on: May 26, 2011, 02:46:18 pm »
T- h- e    s- t- o-p-  p- i- n- g......

I must say - when I'm in touring mode I am not the 'lets get there as soon as possible at all cost type', but if we start late, stop for extended periods for bub lunches and such and then end up having to chase daylight I have to actively watch my frustration level.

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #203 on: May 26, 2011, 08:47:16 pm »
A pet dislike is stopping for beers....i will have a soft alcholic drink under duress only ::) I don't mind a hipflask going baround if its cold but i get worried when the okes pull beers & stuff out at a stop... :)
I'd like to think that everyone around me is sober. Save it for the evenings yes?
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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #204 on: May 26, 2011, 08:49:36 pm »
No.

Fuddy Duddy.

OK I also dislike beer at stops. Brannas is better! >:D
 

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #205 on: May 26, 2011, 08:53:51 pm »
No.

Fuddy Duddy.

OK I also dislike beer at stops. Brannas is better! >:D
hehe.... ;D

Trouble is that it goes straight to my wrist..........and most other guys to!
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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #206 on: May 26, 2011, 08:57:46 pm »
Fuddy Duddy hehe   :laughing4: :laughing4:

I think guys ride better with a drink or two under the belt on a ride ( if they are used to it) , its when they have bad hangovers that they struggle , or what you say PP  :mwink:
 

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #207 on: May 26, 2011, 09:01:02 pm »
Fuddy Duddy hehe   :laughing4: :laughing4:

I think guys ride better with a drink or two under the belt on a ride ( if they are used to it) , its when they have bad hangovers that they struggle , or what you say PP  :mwink:

I must be getting old hey! Or maybe its why i've lasted so long... ;)

On the subject of hangovers....there is not one big enough that can't be ridden off in a few hours....sucking desperately from your hydropack of course ;D
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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #208 on: May 26, 2011, 09:08:34 pm »
Well sometimes one needs a "steering damper". Especially if the road is really bad.
 

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #209 on: May 26, 2011, 09:15:43 pm »
Fuddy Duddy hehe   :laughing4: :laughing4:

I think guys ride better with a drink or two under the belt on a ride ( if they are used to it) , its when they have bad hangovers that they struggle , or what you say PP  :mwink:

I must be getting old hey! Or maybe its why i've lasted so long... ;)

On the subject of hangovers....there is not one big enough that can't be ridden off in a few hours....sucking desperately from your hydropack of course ;D

Jeepers, and all along I thought you only had water in your hydropack  :laughing4:
 

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #210 on: May 26, 2011, 09:21:57 pm »
Fuddy Duddy hehe   :laughing4: :laughing4:

I think guys ride better with a drink or two under the belt on a ride ( if they are used to it) , its when they have bad hangovers that they struggle , or what you say PP  :mwink:

I must be getting old hey! Or maybe its why i've lasted so long... ;)

On the subject of hangovers....there is not one big enough that can't be ridden off in a few hours....sucking desperately from your hydropack of course ;D

Jeepers, and all along I thought you only had water in your hydropack  :laughing4:
...or Gluwyein... :D
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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #211 on: May 31, 2011, 10:19:44 am »
What irritates me is people littering in nature.

I totally hate that too... you brought it there, take it with when you leave!

I did a rare solo stint on a little bit of dirt from Stoffberg to Loskop Dam... luckily it was beautifully graded road and I managed to get speeds of 100kms +.... but loved the rest of the weekend riding with various types of company... and being the only girl I had to try to fit in, even faced a few little sand monsters>>> just short pieces but enough to scare me a bit... but kept quiet and just got on with it and was VERY relieved not to have dropped my bike once in 5 days!  I'm hoping the guys didn't mind me tagging along even though I was a bit slower on the dirt, as I would love to do this more often, and there are just not enough girls around to ride with!

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #212 on: May 31, 2011, 12:21:47 pm »
Yup - I also hate litterbugs.......take only pics and leave only wheelie strips  :mwink:

I spent 6 years playing shepherd and head goose on rides, so now my pet hate is having to shepherd peeps, unless it's a crowd that I choose then i don't mind playing Mother Hen, but I am happy just heading out on my own with my fave music!!!!!
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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #213 on: May 31, 2011, 12:29:37 pm »
Fuddy Duddy hehe   :laughing4: :laughing4:

I think guys ride better with a drink or two under the belt on a ride ( if they are used to it) , its when they have bad hangovers that they struggle , or what you say PP  :mwink:

I must be getting old hey! Or maybe its why i've lasted so long... ;)

On the subject of hangovers....there is not one big enough that can't be ridden off in a few hours....sucking desperately from your hydropack of course ;D

Jeepers, and all along I thought you only had water in your hydropack  :laughing4:
...or Gluwyein... :D


Manne Boys Kerels!!!!!!! NEVER NEVER NEVER drink while riding. NEVER NEVER!!!!!!!! :dousing:
If i had to explain you would not understand anyway......
 

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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #214 on: May 31, 2011, 12:36:29 pm »
Fuddy Duddy hehe   :laughing4: :laughing4:

I think guys ride better with a drink or two under the belt on a ride ( if they are used to it) , its when they have bad hangovers that they struggle , or what you say PP  :mwink:

I must be getting old hey! Or maybe its why i've lasted so long... ;)

On the subject of hangovers....there is not one big enough that can't be ridden off in a few hours....sucking desperately from your hydropack of course ;D

Jeepers, and all along I thought you only had water in your hydropack  :laughing4:
...or Gluwyein... :D


Manne Boys Kerels!!!!!!! NEVER NEVER NEVER drink while riding. NEVER NEVER!!!!!!!! :dousing:

Which is why........ you get OLD bikers.......you also get get Pisshead bikers......there just aren't any OLD pisshead bikers!!!!












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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #215 on: May 31, 2011, 12:43:58 pm »
I really enjoy the fellowship and the talking nonsense, you quickly realize then biking is a add-on bonus.

Irritates me is the people with MMI (Me, Myself, and I) disease.  >:(  Their way or the highway
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Re: What irritates you most on a trip?...... And what do you enjoy most?
« Reply #216 on: May 31, 2011, 03:56:03 pm »
Yup - I also hate litterbugs.......take only pics and leave only wheelie strips  :mwink:

I spent 6 years playing shepherd and head goose on rides, so now my pet hate is having to shepherd peeps, unless it's a crowd that I choose then i don't mind playing Mother Hen, but I am happy just heading out on my own with my fave music!!!!!

Does that mean you'll never ride with me then.... damn, and I thought we had something going here, lol...
I only need a teeny, weeny little bit of help now and then...
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