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  1. Whealie.. A vacancy you may wish to consider

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    BBC News - Superman: Clark Kent quits reporting at the Daily Planet
  2. Our Southern African Venture

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    After 3,5 weeks in which we have covered 4.000 km in South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland we returned back in the cold Western European winter. We (my friend and colleague Michiel and I) did a 'scouting' tour for an organized group tour, which will be held early 2009. The travel report will be...
  3. Crashed AT

    Africa Twin
    After 26,500 amazingly beautiful kms, all spent hammering up and down the Peruvian Andes (these work a treat at 5,000m by the way), I have finally fallen foul to a guy who ran a red light and knocked me and my AT into another planet. I walked away, but the AT suffered a bit, especially the tank...
  4. Crystal Balls...GET 'EM OUT!!!

    Africa Twin
    OK, I like to come up with slightly obscure posts occasionally, so here's a question for you all. If there was such a thing as a "Magic Crystal Ball", how do you see our love for motorcycle's, and the Africa Twin in the years to come? Obviously, the world is changing too fast, things are...
  5. Dear Santa..

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    Dear Santa, i promise to be the best behaved person on the planet for the rest of my life if you could please bring me the following present on Christmas Eve.;) Failing that the usual Choc orange and socks will do!!:rolleyes:
  6. Just been introduced to Facebook:-)

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    My daughter just introduced me to facebook.What a cool site especially if ,like me, you got family all over the planet. Now i have a little question This is not a dig i just would like to understand. Uploading pics on facebook is so quick and easy.Our site takes a bit longer,has that to do with...
  7. Rugby World Cup - Marseille

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    What can I say? This has been the best world cup for years: Plenty of action & upsets. I managed to get tickets at the 11th hour for both Marseille Quarter Finals. Rushed to fit new tyre and chain kit. The skinned knuckles were worth it - Once trip was arranged Mrs banned me listening to...
  8. Just DONT Do It!

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    I heard something on the Radio that got me thinking... Right so we all know about Global Warming right, (CO2 build up in the Atmosphere blah blah blah)... But have you ever considered why there’s so much C02 up there... Cars? Manufacturing? Energy Production? All contributing factors I agree...
  9. How excited are you about going to the National Meet ????????

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    On a scale of 1-10 i'm about 11 at the moment - my first big trip (for me) away on the bike with some of the coolest people on the planet :D C U all on the way or in Dent :wav:
  10. Help needed - 25 things to do before I die

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    If you didn't already know, I pass 51-years on planet Earth today :) Some very nice things have been said to me here today already :D Tanks! I've been thinking - like you do on days like these - that when my son is my age, I'll be 81. And I say B*"l%cks to that! So then, the 25 things I...
  11. The Great Kid's Day (Wash) Out

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    The Great Kid's Day (Wash) Out - Part 1 OK, so it was raining. But it's a bank holiday for heaven's sake, it always rains :crybaby: No need to be alarmed - it'll ease off - it always does :D Got a txt from Whealie saying it was all systems go so we saddled up and rode west :thumbup: We...
  12. Rusty Nuts Grand Challenge 2006

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    Once a year in a land far far away a group of hardcore bikers gather for a weekend of pain and perseverance. A campsite in a small town in the middle of the north island of new zealand becomes the centre of operation for the Rusty Nuts 1000 mile grand challenge. Riders come from all over and...
  13. Quick update on the @ girls African adventure

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    No I haven't fallen off the planet or run away with your donations! It's been a few months since I checked in as I have been training hard and getting as much riding as I can in preparation for d-day in November. ((that's on the bike I hasten to add!) On friday I picked up a little xt225 serow...
  14. Colour Codes

    Africa Twin
    Just found this on http://www.cmsnl.com/about.php?category=2 As this keeps coming up maybe this could be made a sticky? I can't vouch for its accuracy or completeness, but it should be a good guide for the majority of colour codes Code No. Description A-03 Silver (Labels) A-07 Specified...
  15. Bargains!

    Africa Twin
    Just thought I'd let you into a couple of good deals. My winter jacket finally gave up on me so I was in the market for a new one. At the bike show a couple of years ago I saw the Arlen Ness stand & was well impressed with their kit. Just got a new jacket , the Explorer, what a bloody good...
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