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Offline bmad

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Proud Dad
« on: February 08, 2012, 07:52:20 am »
I have had a PW in my garage for over a year now which i bought from a fellow WD.

My son has been excited about it since it arrived but did not want to ride it. He would sit on it, pretend to ride...   but i was never allowed to start it.

Couple of weekends ago we are driving home from the shops and he says "Dad, can i ride my bike?"
So i reply "with the engine running or must i just push you around the garden?"
"no daaadddd, like you ride, by yourself"  :ricky:

Get home, put in some fuel and take the bike to the back garden  :biggrin:
What a cool moment for any Dad!

Almost everyday, we have a quick spin around the garden and he is getting better and better each day.
Best part is that he will not ride unless his helmet is on and he has his boots on. Every visitor has to endure a couple of minutes in teh back garden while he shows off

 :ricky:
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2012, 08:03:44 am »
 :thumleft: ;D
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2012, 08:05:35 am »
Also got a little 50cc when I was little... Best gift any dad can give to his son!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2012, 08:49:16 am »
A big up to the young man!
 

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2012, 09:04:13 am »
Way to go!! One of these days you are going to have a problem with disappearing lawn :)
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2012, 09:05:43 am »
Well done!! My laaitjie, 4y, also rides his little bike and there's almost no way to describe how it feels like to see your little one ride a bike like you do. And like you said, they always want to show off to the buddies!
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2012, 09:06:18 am »
Very nice, good thing you sommer bought it the right colour to.

 

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2012, 09:11:57 am »
Man I have not seen such a more alive face on a boy in a looooong time. :deal:
Priceless!! :thumleft:
Maybe a good thing I do not have kids. Would have spoilt them rotten.
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2012, 10:26:38 am »
Beautiful  :thumleft:
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2012, 10:32:27 am »
Funny how they decide when they are ready.

Bought my nephew a KTM 50sx (small thing) and it stood for just over a year, where he would just sit and then progressed to starting the bike and now ry hy dat die stof so staan  ;D
 

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2012, 11:15:21 am »
Awesome!!!  :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2012, 11:22:37 am »
 :thumleft: very cool!
 

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2012, 11:36:27 am »
Funny how they decide when they are ready.

Bought my nephew a KTM 50sx (small thing) and it stood for just over a year, where he would just sit and then progressed to starting the bike and now ry hy dat die stof so staan  ;D

So true..
The bike was always there and no real interest. Out of the blue he wanted to ride. Now he parsk his bicycle and his push bike in the garage with the motorbike as well. Priceless :thumleft:

Very nice, good thing you sommer bought it the right colour to.



I actually did a little restore on the bike, was originally yammie blue. He wanted red, i wanted orange (the plan was to get a KTM in the garage  >:D)

Here is the bike as delivered.
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2012, 11:45:54 am »
Cool! My grandson is still shit scared to even get on my bike!
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2012, 01:18:31 pm »
Really cool and glad he is already safety conscious
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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2012, 01:30:59 pm »

 :thumleft:

Now just wait till he starts taking the lawn out
 

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #16 on: February 08, 2012, 01:44:06 pm »
Dis is soooooooo cute!

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #17 on: March 06, 2012, 03:57:46 pm »
My seun is oppad so ek sal moet begin opskid vir 'n motorfiets vir hom :)
 

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Re: Proud Dad
« Reply #18 on: March 06, 2012, 04:10:32 pm »
The sight of those tiny little bodies kitted up to the ninths makes me want one.......... SOMETIMES!!!!

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