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  1. Thread: Newbie

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    Hi & welcome - if you are interested in joining...

    Hi & welcome - if you are interested in joining Think Bike Marshals, reply to this post and AlexJ will get in touch :-)

    Regards & be safe out there.

    Q
  2. Thread: Riders Randpark Area

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    a few of us on the Woes Rand and some at various...

    a few of us on the Woes Rand and some at various points along the N1 ring road
  3. Thread: New guy

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    Hi there, new here. I ride a Yamaha MT09. Leke...

    Hi there, new here.
    I ride a Yamaha MT09.
    Leke to be here!

    howzit :-) and welcome - if you feel like joining up with Think Bike Marshals, let us know at marshalling@thinkbikemarshals.joburg

    Q
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    remember that irrespective of your age and riding...

    remember that irrespective of your age and riding experience, research has shown that a rider is most at risk approx 4-5 months after getting on a new bike

    that is the peak danger period where you...
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    the 790 is a peach - enjoy :-)

    the 790 is a peach - enjoy :-)
  6. Thread: Tents

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    ahhh - that's clinched it :-)

    ahhh - that's clinched it :-)
  7. Thread: Tents

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    perhaps an alternative option - I use the ATG...

    perhaps an alternative option - I use the ATG Camp Sleeper (https://www.atgear.co.za/5-camp-sleeper) instead of an inflatable mattress

    fits nicely into a one-man tent, very light and packs into...
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    happy to help - welcome to give them my details...

    happy to help - welcome to give them my details to make arrangements
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    Just wet your buff and put that around your neck...

    Just wet your buff and put that around your neck - simple, effective and doesn't cost moola :-)
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    I've used the Schuberth C2 and E1 for a few years...

    I've used the Schuberth C2 and E1 for a few years now - nose-bleed price tags but I very happy as these suit my needs when marshalling as I can shout at cagers and smoke :-)

    if you don't need to...
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    price is not always an indicator of quality or...

    price is not always an indicator of quality or level of protection - I much rather look for ECE or Snell ratings on the helmet (not DOT - that is a BS USA sticker-only mark)

    have a look on YouTube...
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    then you are in good hands - maybe look around at...

    then you are in good hands - maybe look around at some other choices - a heavy cruiser (even if it has a low seating position) is not always the ideal bike to get started on should you be new to...
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    welcome - if you are interested in a Triumph...

    welcome - if you are interested in a Triumph (good choice btw) give Rob Chandler at Triumph SA a call (011 444 4441) - he's always willing to do some seriously good deals :-)
  14. Thread: Midlife Crisis

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    had one for close on 10 years and it took me all...

    had one for close on 10 years and it took me all over sub-Saharan Africa with no major mechanical hassles whatsoever - there is a reason why they use that Rotax motor for microlights!

    with more...
  15. Thread: Greetings to all

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    given the distance that you do and the fact that...

    given the distance that you do and the fact that you are travelling at highway speed a lot of the time, I would suggest that you don't look at anything less than a 600cc bike - you are bound to get...
  16. Thread: New to the forum

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    welcome - cool bike :-)

    welcome - cool bike :-)
  17. Thread: Schuberth e1 helmet

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    Doubt it that you would be able to return the...

    Doubt it that you would be able to return the helmet unless there is something structurally wrong with the helmet (which I doubt)- caveat emptor - and its up to you to decide on fit-for-purpose when...
  18. Thread: Schuberth e1 helmet

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    have been using an E1 for about a year now and a...

    have been using an E1 for about a year now and a C2 (an E1 is just a C2 with a peak) for several years before that

    no problems from my side although the peak can be a bit of a air-brake and can...
  19. Thread: Intro

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    Once you are ready to go for a ride, give me a...

    Once you are ready to go for a ride, give me a shout to ride-along and maybe offer some assistance/advice. We are trying to assist new riders by riding as a wing-man during a nice leisurely ride and...
  20. Thread: Back in the saddle

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    Welcome - sent you a mail suggesting that you...

    Welcome - sent you a mail suggesting that you consider joining the marshals - the kind of work we do would suit your bike and you will pick up confidence in your rider skills and road craft in no...
  21. Thread: Simon

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    welcome :-)

    welcome :-)
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    I use a pair of these over my normal leather bike...

    I use a pair of these over my normal leather bike gloves - bought extra large size to accommodate the inner glove - would not use these only for obvious reasons
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    The smile when you arrive at your destination -...

    The smile when you arrive at your destination - the smile. Riding a bike puts me in a good mood irrespective of how my day was.
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    mailed them to contact me but haven't heard from...

    mailed them to contact me but haven't heard from them yet
  25. Thread: Intro

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    take it for a ride

    take it for a ride
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