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Offline BryanOC6

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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #80 on: June 05, 2012, 12:34:00 pm »
  ??? Hectic this ,
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #81 on: June 05, 2012, 12:36:12 pm »
no just buy a ktm,  and this story has its happy ending.
 

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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #82 on: June 05, 2012, 12:36:42 pm »
This is what it looked like more or less  :lamer:
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #83 on: June 05, 2012, 12:40:06 pm »
Hot bike.................I see Beemers now come in 3 colours "Rare, Medium and Well Done"

Seriously thats a kaark way to start your day!
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #84 on: June 05, 2012, 12:41:49 pm »
Jo, hy lyk nog so nuut! Baie mooi opgepas, hoeveel kilos het jy op hom gehad? Daardie handguard lyk asof hy nog nie eers krappies op het nie.
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #85 on: June 05, 2012, 12:44:21 pm »
This is what it looked like more or less  :lamer:

What is shoved up the exhaust pipe ?
 

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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #86 on: June 05, 2012, 12:50:46 pm »
This is what it looked like more or less  :lamer:

What is shoved up the exhaust pipe ?

Bend to prevent the heat "eating" the numberplate

Jo, hy lyk nog so nuut! Baie mooi opgepas, hoeveel kilos het jy op hom gehad? Daardie handguard lyk asof hy nog nie eers krappies op het nie.

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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #87 on: June 05, 2012, 12:52:23 pm »
Typical BM- leaking oil even after it has burnt out :imaposer: :imaposer:
Jokes aside, bad luck ou maat!!!!
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #88 on: June 05, 2012, 12:53:27 pm »
Nou het jy n verskoning om n vliegtuig te bou !! Jammer vir jou verlies!! 
 

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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #89 on: June 05, 2012, 12:53:50 pm »
Looks like the fire started in that area, looks like most damage in the middle of the bike.

Eish...

A fire expert will tell you that the initiation of the fire is not necessarily in the area where you find the most damage or where the fire burned the hottest and/or longest. Generally the area with the most damage is the area where the most fuel was, which is not always the fuel that initiated the fire.
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #90 on: June 05, 2012, 01:12:26 pm »
Farkin'ell Freaky Firey Flippen Tuesday - The worst thing is that insurance can't replace a GS1100 - you're gonna have to fork out one way or another. The upside is you can go shopping again.

Hope the Insurance settles quickly :thumleft:
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #91 on: June 05, 2012, 01:16:32 pm »
so the insurance says it a write off !!!!!!!!!!!  uhmmm  no shyte shirlock ... here is your sign



eish  tragic  for you mate  ,  but hey   ITS NEW BIKE TIIME FOR YOU    c'mon  everyone   sing along   
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #92 on: June 05, 2012, 01:23:32 pm »
Last year we were riding trails and while we rested my friends brand new yamah wr 450 caught fire wile we rested, just in a blink of an eye!  It was the overflow pipe that leaked onto warm exhaust. 
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #93 on: June 05, 2012, 02:05:42 pm »
i had my 2yr old 1150 gsa catch fire after a little off that merely scratched the tank.  it fell on its right hand side which of course is the side that the fuel pump etc sits.  rode it around that day and the next day as i hit the start button, wooof!  worst of all, it was new to me so wasnt yet insured...

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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #94 on: June 05, 2012, 02:46:46 pm »

Eish, sorry for your loss...  :'( I know exactly how it feels when your once beautiful bike is turned into a mass of molten steel and rubber... but lemme not go there again.

Now if you were in Barberton this morning I would have assumed that the striking Municipal workers that looted and destroyed our beautiful little town would have been the culprits!!!  And I hear they are coming back again tomorrow, so best none of you come to visit if you value your bikes!

As for what to buy... the KTM is great, I love the 990, but I would not buy one (for various reasons).  The Triumph XC800 is really good, I only rode it on the track but she handled like a dream.   :laughing4:
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #95 on: June 05, 2012, 02:49:53 pm »
Ek huil my dood!  :'(
Hope you get sorted and can get a fitting replacement soon.
 

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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #96 on: June 05, 2012, 02:58:16 pm »
Fire your technician for picking up a phone before he picked up a fire extinguisher.
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #97 on: June 05, 2012, 03:57:23 pm »
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #98 on: June 05, 2012, 04:56:03 pm »
Damn that is bad. I'd shit myself if that happened to my bike.
Hope you find a good bike to replace that beauty with.
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Re: My GS burnt out this morning...
« Reply #99 on: June 05, 2012, 05:21:53 pm »
Thanks guys. The other bad part is that my wallet was inside the top case. Drivers license, credit cards, etc.. *poof* All gone!

So I had to go stand in the queue to get a temporary drivers license so I can show the insurance I had it...
Drove all the way to Langlaagte only to find out that E-Natis is offline. Ended up going to Krugersdorp and luckily got one there.

On a lighter note, Triple Black is not the latest and greatest color anymore.. It is now Matte Black! :D
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