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Offline MDT

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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #60 on: September 29, 2011, 01:01:18 pm »
What does my biking cost me a month =  Allot - enough said
 

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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #61 on: September 29, 2011, 08:08:49 pm »
What does my biking cost me a month =  Allot - enough said

I agree! But, luckily I don't have a wife that I need to lie to!  :imaposer:

I sometimes moan about the cost, but one quick look in the garage and I am happy I have spent the money!
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #62 on: September 29, 2011, 08:14:01 pm »
I was at maverick's last night. A perk of the job. Please don't complain about the cost of bikes or wifes again. You can not get a proper ride and the price of a KTM service at the agent is mild in comparision. I must say it is always interesting how many guys are there with their lady's. They must be what we call a pillion. :)
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #63 on: September 29, 2011, 08:42:18 pm »
Wife did the transfer for the new 300xcw today, no hassels :biggrin:
 

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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #64 on: September 30, 2011, 07:33:59 am »
R27k...should I not have had insurance!
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #65 on: September 30, 2011, 08:41:15 am »
What does my biking cost me a month =  Allot - enough said

I agree! But, luckily I don't have a wife that I need to lie to!  :imaposer:

I sometimes moan about the cost, but one quick look in the garage and I am happy I have spent the money!

SAme here sometimes feel its not worth it until i go for a ride and then it seems cheap...
 

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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #66 on: September 30, 2011, 08:46:37 am »
We have easy going on this in our household!! All "toys" are NEVER financed.
So
I get a bike (or 2) - wife gets a horse.
I get my son a bike - daughter gets a pony.
I get a trailer to go to trackdays & take the dirtbikes around - she gets a horsebox to go to shows.

We're at the spot where there's a pony & a horsebox outstanding!! :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #67 on: September 30, 2011, 10:21:22 am »
We have easy going on this in our household!! All "toys" are NEVER financed.
So
I get a bike (or 2) - wife gets a horse.
I get my son a bike - daughter gets a pony.
I get a trailer to go to trackdays & take the dirtbikes around - she gets a horsebox to go to shows.

We're at the spot where there's a pony & a horsebox outstanding!! :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
Shite dude ....your getting a raw deal there, a bikes a hell of a lot cheaper to run than a horse. :o

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Yep ......I also bullshit the missus ....I normally get around it by telling her how much profit I made on the last bike I sold.........aaaahhhhhhhhh yes ....They will believe anything 8)
 
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #68 on: September 30, 2011, 10:26:11 am »
Last night i put on the new panniers and a new cushion on the toppbox. And offcourse it is not for me it is all for the the wife to sit lekker against the toppbox and pack all her stuff in when she goes with  >:D
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #69 on: September 30, 2011, 11:53:08 am »
I think that calculation might be changing soon though....  :peepwall:

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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #70 on: September 30, 2011, 12:45:52 pm »
We have easy going on this in our household!! All "toys" are NEVER financed.
So
I get a bike (or 2) - wife gets a horse.
I get my son a bike - daughter gets a pony.
I get a trailer to go to trackdays & take the dirtbikes around - she gets a horsebox to go to shows.

We're at the spot where there's a pony & a horsebox outstanding!! :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
Shite dude ....your getting a raw deal there, a bikes a hell of a lot cheaper to run than a horse. :o

Old addage.........I once had money .......then I bought a horse.


Yep ......I also bullshit the missus ....I normally get around it by telling her how much profit I made on the last bike I sold.........aaaahhhhhhhhh yes ....They will believe anything 8)
 

Not really - 2 trackdays a month at an average of R1k per trackday for fuel & entry. Plus grub & drinks, plus beers afterwards. Plus 1 set new tyres every month & an oil & filter change every month too :). Cost is about the same as stabling + farrier etc. for a horse. Then there's the dirt biking with my son every 2nd weekend, plus entries etc. for the odd race/fun day for him.......

No BS in our abode, we each know what the other's "hobby" costs & there's no major hassles with it!
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #71 on: September 30, 2011, 12:55:41 pm »
R150 insurance, R500 Petrol per month.

Don't owe anything on the bike.

Soon, however, I will also take the dive and start paying again...Cannot wait!
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #72 on: September 30, 2011, 04:22:14 pm »
If I calculate total cost of bike, plus bling, plus service and fuel, plus, plus, plus, my total comes to R9.77 per km - slowly dropping as the km's climb.

If I only take fuel, service, tyres, insurance etc. it comes to R0.74 per km - slowly climbing as the price of fuel, service, tyres go up.

However, if I sell the bike sometime in the furture I will subtract that amount from my total cost and only then will I see what the bike cost me over the whole period.  I keep record of every cent I spend on the bike and created a spreadsheet where everything is recorded.  From there it is easy to manipulate the information for every possible scenario.
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #73 on: September 30, 2011, 04:34:46 pm »
Believe me it is still a lot cheaper than my horses, and not that much more than golf :-[ :ricky:
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Re: So what does your bike/ing really cost
« Reply #74 on: October 01, 2011, 08:01:21 am »
It costs a shit load of money and if the Slave doesnt like it Ive got a spare garage for her to move into!!
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