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Offline letsgofishing

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #20 on: August 13, 2007, 08:24:32 am »
....en so ry die twee groot manne op hul klein rooi staatmakers in die verte oor die horison, met net die geluid van die stil standaard Honda pype wat in die aandskemer bly hang...... Die stofstrepies lê skuins in die Noordewind, met die goedhartige geliefdes wat alleen agterbly, elkeen met 'n enkele traan wat oor die wang gly.  Maar hulle weet, hul geliefde ridders is nou werklik vry........

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I really like your sense of humour.... nice one :D :D :D
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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2007, 08:29:06 am »
Hey TR, any chance I cam do that forest ride with you sometime ;D...please!
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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2007, 08:31:10 am »

 

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #23 on: August 13, 2007, 08:47:37 am »
....en so ry die twee groot manne op hul klein rooi staatmakers in die verte oor die horison, met net die geluid van die stil standaard Honda pype wat in die aandskemer bly hang...... Die stofstrepies lê skuins in die Noordewind, met die goedhartige geliefdes wat alleen agterbly, elkeen met 'n enkele traan wat oor die wang gly.  Maar hulle weet, hul geliefde ridders is nou werklik vry........

VOLG ELKE WOENSDAG HIERDIE INGRYPENDE VERHAAL OM 3uur, NET HIER OP SPRINGBOK RADIO.......WAAR WERKLIKE LEWENSVERHALE VERTEL WORD! ;D
I really like your sense of humour.... nice one :D :D :D

Thanks!  I really couldn't resist!

You must check out Canola Run under Planning a Ride - you MUST come to the Cape like you said.  Will be good to have a chat again!
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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #24 on: August 13, 2007, 09:20:37 am »
Great report , hope you have sorted out your little problem? :)
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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #25 on: August 13, 2007, 09:32:16 am »
You two always describe things so well.  A knack with words that are not even your mother tongue.
 

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #26 on: August 13, 2007, 10:47:50 am »
Very nice report, lovely scenary, pity the BM put a slight hold on your trip.
Thanks for sharing.

Eisbein, please let us know what the problem was with the BM.
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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #27 on: August 13, 2007, 11:05:20 am »
TR enjouying your reports to much, beeing an ex Sedgefielder u make me verlang huis toe.My dad use to own the farm at Atekwas next toe Mooihoek, Klein moeras rivier
spruiten.
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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #28 on: August 13, 2007, 11:20:21 am »
You two always describe things so well.  A knack with words that are not even your mother tongue.

Thanks, TT !

We try to just tell it as we saw it.

I think working in an English environment (and having a couple of English speaking friends) helps a little.
I sometimes finds it easier to express myself in english, weird as that is.


40ZA, I think that the biggest problem is that I'm 50kg's overweight :P :D ;D
But I'll let you know what BM George found broken inside. :-)

I was thinking if it is too bad I might be tempted to upgrade the total rear shock to something like the 1150GSA have got ...

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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: Roam Free
« Reply #29 on: August 13, 2007, 11:26:47 am »
Well done guys!

TR, i think its time you start offering these trips as a business endeavour ? Nice tours without ruining this nice casual spirit - the first WD adventure tour operator!!!!!

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2007, 02:57:09 pm »
Hehe. Just looking through the photo's again. Guess who got up first?



And guess who was packed and ready to go first...



 ;D ;D ;D

We had more laughs than km's in this trip. One day we'll finish it.  8)
 

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2007, 03:03:10 pm »
I can't believe I forgot about this!

Eisbein was worried about his GS rolling forward - so he installed a KTM handbrake...



It also served as a decoy in case one of the infamous Klein Karoo elephants attacked our camp...  ;) ;D
 

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #32 on: August 13, 2007, 03:03:59 pm »
:D

Ek het nogals gewonder oor die 'Orange'.


gmf...

Jy was ook maar net eerste op omdat jy te koud gekry het.

En as dit nie vir Blackbird dude was wat my opgehou het nie ...

:D ;D

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2007, 07:36:19 pm »
Nice one guys....it's always sad when a broken down bike ends what
looks to be a great trip, but great when you could carry on with another
bike.

Hope your bike get sorted out soon Eisbein, and that it's not too serious.
 

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #34 on: August 13, 2007, 09:17:35 pm »
As always nice report and pic's. :)

Good luck with BM repairs ???

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #35 on: August 14, 2007, 01:15:11 pm »
Eisbein - wat se BM oor jou bike?
 

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #36 on: August 14, 2007, 01:45:31 pm »
Hulle't die shock ge-courier iewers heen - sal laat weet as hulle 'n antwoord kry...
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: Roam Free
« Reply #37 on: August 14, 2007, 02:00:29 pm »
Eishbein,

miskien moet jy maar vir jou Blouvark se GS koop ...dalk goedkoper :D
 

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Re: Roam Free
« Reply #38 on: August 14, 2007, 02:05:20 pm »
Eishbein,

miskien moet jy maar vir jou Blouvark se GS koop ...dalk goedkoper :D

Tempting ...
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: Roam Free
« Reply #39 on: August 17, 2007, 03:07:41 pm »
Well, it is Friday now and I've just spoken to George BeeEm.

The shock was sent by courier to whoever and they have heard nothing from them...

:(

It took a week to not find out what is wrong...

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