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Offline Hermanator

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #20 on: August 17, 2007, 12:20:40 pm »
Here's brother Phil, or Punksatony Phil.

Having divested himself of his Aprillia Mille when he took a contract in the Congo, he's just bought himsef a little ped to mess about on in the Congo. New to dirt, something subtle was needed - A HONDA CRF450! The pics below show his second outing as he gets to grips with the wodow-maker.  :D

 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #21 on: August 17, 2007, 12:45:12 pm »
this is not me, but a classic photo i took
at the CountryTrax sandpit.

His name is  Arrie...Stofstreep might remember.

(pity about the tree that was in the way)

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #22 on: August 17, 2007, 11:01:11 pm »
My collection:
Unfortunately most of the falls had no camera around...

The first fall... Near waterval boven, had the bike for a month, had the learners for a month, someone went and put mud in the road  >:D



Proud GS owner



Earlier this year, at a quarry somewhere



Later this year, at a quarry somewhere else



And finally, our bike as it looked yesterday  :'(



Hopefully many more dusty meals to come!!

I have a nice video of the first one, just really big and don't know how to shrink and post it
 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #23 on: August 18, 2007, 07:35:25 am »
Noble Steed, you must, (ike in the ad on TV), carry a bucket of sand in your left hand while riding, as I see that GS has a tendency to fall to the RIGHT! ;D
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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #24 on: August 18, 2007, 05:01:47 pm »
Noble Steed, just check whether your right leg is still there. This falling to the right reminds me of the Japanese guy...  >:D
Dagaty!!!
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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #25 on: August 18, 2007, 05:55:03 pm »
Last time I checked, all fine!  ;D

I have a habit of dropping Donkey on the right, Tulip normally drops him on the left. So at least all the scratches are well distributed.   ^-^  ^-^

Tulip just has the advantage of been a lady, so everyone helps pick up the bike BEFORE taking photos.
 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #26 on: August 19, 2007, 06:38:05 pm »
Here's the series of pics of my fall when riding with TrailRider in the forest! :-[





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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #27 on: August 19, 2007, 06:46:46 pm »
Ouch ! LGF all OK ??the AT that is  ;D ;D
ROUTE DIFFICULTY:1 = tar
2 = good gravel /pillion friendly
3 = interspersed with sand, mud, sand , bush / not pillion friendly
4 = lots of sand, technical riding
5 = expert only (we are not worthy, still to meet one)
 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #28 on: August 19, 2007, 07:04:57 pm »
Man, that's just sad!  >:(

 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #29 on: August 19, 2007, 09:22:46 pm »
Eina ! TR dis erger  van so naby , maar waar is die die groot petrol trok??? ;D
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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #30 on: August 19, 2007, 09:41:27 pm »
this is not me, but a classic photo i took
at the CountryTrax sandpit.

His name is  Arrie...Stofstreep might remember.

(pity about the tree that was in the way)


Bwahahahha!
Arrie has give on the dust riding in the mean time :'(
Nice one Rebel
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And keep them soft and sweet.
For you never know from day to day.
Which ones you'll have to eat.
 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #31 on: September 19, 2007, 02:31:35 pm »
Powerflow Justin on the Easter Baviaans trip



Red on the same trip - De Vlugt

 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #32 on: September 19, 2007, 09:18:44 pm »
About '91 or '92. I tried to jump off the dam wall and power through the dried up dam. Turns out that the part I landed in wasn't that dry and the bike stopped instantly. My nuts hooked the top of the fairing while going over the top. The guy with me, like a true DS rider, first went home to fetch the camera.

 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #33 on: September 19, 2007, 09:44:54 pm »
my fat girl gets tired periodically,
her,  she's taking another nap.
groenie's and mine both got tired simultaneously,
within 20 of each other!!!
 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #34 on: September 20, 2007, 07:36:09 am »
Obviously a huge bonus having that IMS tank D7,the stock metalic paint job would be ism! Good one!
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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #35 on: September 20, 2007, 08:45:58 am »
that tank has paid for itself
i would have bought,  at a conservative guess
about 5 radiators by now!!!!
 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #36 on: September 20, 2007, 10:48:00 am »
here's a very tired Dak...

sand makes her lay down...






the before picture...

 

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #37 on: September 20, 2007, 11:51:48 am »
Quote
I'm from a well-known family of werfcrashers - people known to fall down at points of arrival or departure. This was taken by LS as we arrived at the camping site on Bo-Piketberg earlier this year. Bloody Scorpions (tyres), bloody short legs, rather blunted sense of balance (congenital, not allways acquired). Bloody hell

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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #38 on: September 20, 2007, 11:29:31 pm »
I know there is quite a few of me down, come on guys post them already. Shark do you still have the one of the first mud trip where I fell in the mud puddle by the road just after the railway tracks.... I think it is my best ever
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Re: I ate Dust!!!
« Reply #39 on: September 21, 2007, 06:18:03 am »
All 3 BM riders went down that day.

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Yeah. This is fun. :biggrin:



Ryperd starting to loose it and we running for camera's in stead of helping. :twisted:



Myself.



The bikes









Hopefully we can revisit the Muddy Canal's again this year.

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