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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #60 on: July 23, 2007, 07:32:08 pm »







Kyk hoe vrolik en opgewek lyk ene Surf na Sir Richelieu die vorige aand! 8)

We haven't had that spirit here since 1969......Eisbein, 10 punte?
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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #61 on: July 23, 2007, 07:33:06 pm »
Ek weet ek weet!
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #62 on: July 23, 2007, 07:34:39 pm »
"Sit vis vobiscum."
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #63 on: July 23, 2007, 07:34:57 pm »
On a dark desert highway ?

Cool wind in my hair ?

Nie 'n clue nie ...

:P ;D

02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #64 on: July 23, 2007, 07:35:20 pm »
02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #65 on: July 23, 2007, 07:36:41 pm »
Ek weet ek weet!

WIE? JY?

HAHAHAHA!

Nee wat ou pappa...

Moenie dink die manne agter hierdie pale is by die huis nie!!!
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #66 on: July 23, 2007, 07:38:06 pm »
On a dark desert highway ?

Cool wind in my hair ?

Nie 'n clue nie ...

:P ;D



....and the voices were calling from far away...welcome to the Hotel Bonniedale!
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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #67 on: July 23, 2007, 07:38:35 pm »
Iets soos 'The Byrds' ?

ummmmm

Counting Crows ?

Dixie Chicks ?


ummmm


wag, wag....



The Eagles !



02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #68 on: July 23, 2007, 07:41:33 pm »
Ons hijack nou 'n pragtige report, maar, laaste een......

What were the Yardbirds called after guitarist Eric Clapton left them in 1967?

100 punte!
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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #69 on: July 23, 2007, 07:46:23 pm »
Ek het gekroek en op Google gaan kyk ...

Wow !

Ek het nie geweet dat Jimmy Page en Eric Clapton saam gespeel het nie ...

Wow ...



02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #70 on: July 23, 2007, 08:09:39 pm »
Ek het gekroek en op Google gaan kyk ...

Wow !

Ek het nie geweet dat Jimmy Page en Eric Clapton saam gespeel het nie ...

Wow ...





O! Ja!  Ek het nogal gewonder of jy sou kroek...... ;D

Interresant, Eric was gatvol dat die Yardbirds se musiek te commercial raak, en waarsku hulle met sy vertrek:  "You will fall like a lead Zeppelin".  Vandaar Led Zep! Knock Knock Knocking....
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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #71 on: July 23, 2007, 08:32:42 pm »
Thanks for sharing guys. 8) Bonniedale was my first trip on my bike, did it last year March. Luckily it was not as wet then! ;D

I second the nomination for a Cape WD bash! or is that third or fourth already ??? ::)
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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #72 on: July 23, 2007, 10:11:33 pm »
Very nice trip :). Glad you all made it back safely.

Have bookmarked Attakwas for future reference...
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #73 on: July 23, 2007, 11:13:49 pm »
Thanks to all who made the Attakwaskloof trip and especially to all you made it possible. I hope to have an opportunity to ride with all of you again.

Just to put the record straight, (we know that Kevin can‚??t ride but) it was me ‚??Gavin‚?Ě who come off the GSA. I would just like to thank all of you who helped and supported me. Uiltjie thanks for all you did for me.

I know that I have not introduced myself to this forum as yet so here goes:
I called myself BMWCTD. This stands for BMW Crash Test Dummy. I have done things with this bike that even surprised the manufacturers and insurers it is so bad that they do not want me to participate in the BM challenge. I have fallen so many times that BM is using my medical records and insurants forms to inherence rider safety and bike durability. Garmen have refused to use my Tracking records.

Anyway thanks to all of you who made me feel so welcome.


 >:D ;D

Gavin, I thought I was the only one getting your name wrong, seems I was the only one getting it right!

It was a great pleasure helping you!  I only did what everyone would have done, and I am sure you would have done the same for me.

Don't be so hard on yourself, Crash Test Dummy!  I rode many miles behind you, there's nothing wrong with your style or ability.  Technology let you down this time, they will sort that ABS out for you.

I will ride with you any day again, it was also a previledge meeting you.

Hope we see each other again soon!
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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #74 on: July 24, 2007, 10:04:56 am »







Kyk hoe vrolik en opgewek lyk ene Surf na Sir Richelieu die vorige aand! 8)

Sjoe, en ek het regtig OK gevoel, ek het nou besluit om net naweke te drink, en o ja, weeks aande ;D
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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #75 on: July 24, 2007, 10:22:05 am »


Not one of my finer moments... but it makes for a cool avatar  ;D





TR, kyk waar is die linkerspieeltjie op die pic waar jy die bike optel......lyk my hy help iets optel.... ;D ;D

Geen wonder hy was so swaar nie...  ;D

Net nog n Angle ;D ;D ;D


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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #76 on: July 24, 2007, 10:34:52 am »
Excellent !

02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #77 on: July 24, 2007, 10:38:14 am »
Did Topbox say his seat was comfortable ???

Not if he got on the bike when it looked like this, yip it was chilly ;D


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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #78 on: July 24, 2007, 10:44:58 am »
The cool thing about his bike (having a kick starter) was that even that morning he 'skopped' it twice and it was purring...

He's got this routine of starting that beast - if I can remember it goes something like:
1 - step on the kick starter 'till it gives you resistance
2 - pull in the decompression lever and push the 'starter down one 'notch'
3 - Let go of the decompression lever and give it a solid (followed through) kick.
4 - Feel it purrs under you...
5 - drive off with either the back snaking or the front coming up, grinning widely inside your helmet...

It works every time.

Topbox, do I have it right  ? Am I ready for a XR myself ?

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02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away
 

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Re: Attakwaskloof (Dial-ups beware!)
« Reply #79 on: July 24, 2007, 10:57:53 am »
Terloops Surf - laat kom daai fotos man !

Daai 750i is glad nie sleg vir 'n 'inride' kamera nie...

02/02/12 - RIP Glen - the Arrow of Elliot and the little man with the big heart that truly was larger than life.

You have touched us and left us better for having known you - even if it was only briefly.

For grabbing the moment and living the day It's been way too early that you were taken away