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Offline Lootch67

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Death of a GSA
« on: June 13, 2007, 12:20:37 pm »
You might've read about the building collapsing in Central London
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/6746017.stm



Part of the building collapsed onto a bike park where I used to park my bike. A friend of mine with an absolute mint black GSA still parks his bike there. Apparently you can just about see the bike underneath all the rubble. Not a pretty sight..
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2007, 12:34:40 pm »
So the guys who built all the Pretoria shopping malls works in England now?
 

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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2007, 12:57:36 pm »
So the guys who built all the Pretoria shopping malls works in England now?

 :laughing4: :laughing4: :laughing4:

Same happened years ago at a factory of ours, safest place to park a bike, between the perimiter wall and the guard house, till a steel truck knocked the wall down

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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2007, 09:21:14 pm »
Update: The owner managed to get one of the security guys to take some pics of his bike. Apparently they're going to bring some more of the building down later this week. Bad news is that it's going to come down right on top of the bikes and that they have no intention of moving the bikes beforehand due to security reasons?! Say goodbye!!






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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2007, 05:49:56 am »
Shheeet, not just one, thats another GS next to it!!!!!!!

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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2007, 08:24:20 am »
that's like losing your best friend :'( :'(
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2007, 08:26:54 am »
Heart breaking.
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2007, 08:43:34 am »
RIP[eaces]  :crybaby2:
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2007, 10:08:30 am »
The good news is that they will get new bikes. Even if they dont have their own cover on the bikes (but in UK you have to have insurance) they can claim against the building owner public liability. Hope no-one got hurt in this?
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2007, 10:12:50 am »
Not many black 1150's around I think? That is a big loss I would say. :frown:
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2007, 10:36:18 am »
he should try get in there and at least recover some spares before they bring the whole thing down...

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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2007, 10:42:16 am »
That is a terrible end to a proud beast.

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« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2007, 10:44:48 am »
Not many black 1150's around I think? That is a big loss I would say. :frown:

Black GSA,s uncommon here, but quite common overseas.

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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #13 on: June 21, 2007, 10:50:07 am »
Respect for that screen/windshield that survived.
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #14 on: June 21, 2007, 12:26:20 pm »
Shheeet, not just one, thats another GS next to it!!!!!!!

You're right! I forgot about that one. It belongs to the chairman of the CMA. At least we can rest assured that his bike will definitely go to that lovely covered, carpeted bike park in the sky.
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2007, 12:46:53 pm »
...............and don't forget about the Vespa!
I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #16 on: June 21, 2007, 01:12:18 pm »
Apparently there's a Rockster further down the line. Someone is not a fan of Ze Germans  >:D



Oh, and someone's not keen on Vespas either.
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #17 on: June 21, 2007, 01:21:03 pm »
Not many black 1150's around I think? That is a big loss I would say. :frown:

Black GSA,s uncommon here, but quite common overseas.

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Black 1150GSA or Black 1150GS? Both?



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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #18 on: June 21, 2007, 06:33:02 pm »
So what actually is a GSA as opposed to a GS?
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Re: Death of a GSA
« Reply #19 on: June 21, 2007, 07:04:17 pm »
GSA - GS Adventure (the factory-pimped version of the standard GS)
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