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Offline >Herman<

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« on: April 11, 2006, 01:37:40 pm »

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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2006, 03:12:00 pm »
sweet, thanks for the link.  They get buried quickly in advrider.
 

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« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2006, 03:12:56 pm »
amazing stuff.
would have been good to hear more of a comparison with the HP2 vs the KTM's over that terrain....
 

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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2006, 04:50:57 pm »
As Ian the Owner of the HP2 said, ?I like bikes and I?m not a rabid pro anything guy. I just like to ride and at the moment it is the HP2?

It carried more weight as he is in the fortunate position to be able to buy any bike he wants. He has owned a GS adventure and a KTM 950. He would not be drawn into choosing one over the other, for him it is about riding.

My observations was that it has crappy fuel range, 100 or so kays and that?s it. But then it was not designed to do mega distances. It is small and feels nimble, more so than the KTM. It completely ate a TKC80 in one weekend so it does not lack for power.



He smoked on the long enduro track and overall had a great time. Just what biking is supposed to be.

It is a credit to the owner that there was little if any snootiness from either side, and he won a prize in the end.

Lito wasn't in on the trip unfortunately.
I wonder where that road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. Appologies to Mr Frost

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« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2006, 05:07:03 pm »
Kamanya, I hope you will visit here more.  Please!  :wink: O ja, and bring some friends.

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« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2006, 05:08:48 pm »
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What's LITO crying about there is hordes of Katoom people to ride with, this was a good part of the GSC route :lol:


Who says they want to ride with him?  :twisted:  :twisted:

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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2006, 09:17:07 am »
well if they are scared...... i cant hold their hand  :twisted:

i ride alone now, dont care

but hey! will check out that report.

cant wait. heard of the loxton trip, was thinking about going, till the 950 ate the pirelli through and had to detour to pe.

happy to do it!
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2006, 09:18:35 am »
ah! i am persona non grata to KTM Western Cape cos I bought a grey market bike.
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2006, 02:25:20 pm »
So the BMW guys dont like you and the KTM guys are the same.

At least the 6ft blonde is keen to go for a spin.
 

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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2006, 02:29:00 pm »
Hijack on: Shark.. where's the southcoast trip report.. or is it still coming up (the trip)

Baaijack off..
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« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2006, 02:32:29 pm »
Hijack on - Called off , I now have a fiance. She said yes.
 

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« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2006, 02:37:44 pm »
Hey Jack!!!

This should be a new topic now...

Congrats Shark....you obviously took the impact of this new venture on your riding time into account before taking the plunge (not the swinning underwater one)

Jest kidding... i should enjoy my riding time as my second brat is on his way.. another 9 weeks or so and ill be sleepless and a pro at changing diapers...again
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« Reply #12 on: April 18, 2006, 02:42:27 pm »
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I now have a fiance. She said yes.

what? did you mean finance?

if this is not a typo then CONGRATULATIONS!!
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« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2006, 03:11:34 pm »
Yep seperate thread. Amazing she said yes of course  :twisted:  :twisted:  :twisted:  :twisted:  :twisted:  :twisted:  :twisted:

And Shark you are right. KTM private guys will ride, but not the KTM shop.

Turns out I have met the leader of that KTM ride, Neville. Didnt know he had gone for the Dakar.  Cool!
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« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2006, 04:07:05 pm »
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So the BMW guys dont like you and the KTM guys are the same.

At least the 6ft blonde is keen to go for a spin.


looks like you scored the bonus on this one   :D  :D
 

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« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2006, 06:26:25 pm »
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Hijack on - Called off , I now have a fiance. She said yes.

 
Whey-hay!! :thumbup: