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  1. I agree 100%!!! :salute: Hahaha! You...

    I agree 100%!!! :salute:



    Hahaha! You caught me! :rolf2:
  2. Thanks, you too! I travel between Centurion...

    Thanks, you too!

    I travel between Centurion and Isando. If I take the N1 it's 10km shorter, but for the last year I've taken the R21. Today reminded me why I stopped using the N1. I'll rather ride...
  3. I was a little bit too far away for my helmet cam...

    I was a little bit too far away for my helmet cam to show clearly what happened, I was looking all over the place as I usually do when filtering and only saw him just after he went down.

    I think...
  4. Thread: New guy

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    Hi Gene, Welcome to the forum! Must say...

    Hi Gene,

    Welcome to the forum!


    Must say the MT 09 is a fabulous bike! One of my work colleagues had one and let me ride it once. Loved it!!!
  5. Fellow biker side swiped on N1 S this morning

    Poor guy got side swiped while filtering slowly (about 10 to 20km faster than the cars) about 30 meters in front of me this morning.
    Two motorists and myself stopped. One of the motorists is also a...
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    The road smart 2's were not bad in the wet, nor...

    The road smart 2's were not bad in the wet, nor where they great. I remember I really didn't like them in the dry. Had the bike rear wheel slide when cornering hard a few times, and that was with a...
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    Sorry, I've only ever used sport touring /...

    Sorry, I've only ever used sport touring / commuting tyres.
    I can tell you that they were almost the same as the Dunlop road smart 2 tyres in the wet.
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    Hi Ntjamme, Sure here's my answers to your...

    Hi Ntjamme,

    Sure here's my answers to your questions:
    1. 1170cc
    2. 190/50/R-17
    3. I could have run another rear tyre with the old front tyre.
    4. If I understand you correct, comparing the two...
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    So last year 9 December I replaced my Batt HP...

    So last year 9 December I replaced my Batt HP series 2 tyres. I did 14 373 km on them. Here are my final thoughts on them:
    In dry conditions they are quite good. In wet conditions they're okay, not...
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    Wanted You're not going to believe me but this is...

    You're not going to believe me but this is through a broker.
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    Wanted Insurance and Excess waivers

    Hi all,

    Happy new year!

    I'm thinking of getting a different excess waiver policy. If you could give me any details of companies that you've used and that actually covered more than just the...
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    Yeah they are a bit finicky. Here's Langston...

    Yeah they are a bit finicky.
    Here's Langston Motorsport's number: *(011) 805-5559‬. Give them a call on Monday and see what they say. Hope you come right.

    I know they also fixed my Bell...
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    Hi Roy, I've broken the face shield on mine as...

    Hi Roy,

    I've broken the face shield on mine as well. It is a known fault on the 1st Gen Skwal helmets. They break where it clicks into the helmet.

    After doing some homework I found out if the...
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    I've heard that before. Will give it a go and see...

    I've heard that before. Will give it a go and see if it cools me down enough.

    The week before last week was bloody hot! Almost went to BMW and bought a cooldown vest! Only problem is, it's...
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    Yeah, I ride a naked bike on the highway (104km...

    Yeah, I ride a naked bike on the highway (104km commute a day) so yeah my neck muscles have never been this strong either! [emoji3]

    But I ride at after sunrise in the mornings and between 4 and...
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    Don't you find yourself overheating with a...

    Don't you find yourself overheating with a balaclava on in the summer?

    I also have the Bell Qualifer, must say I'm not a fan of that specific helmet. It's the worst helmet I've ever worn in the...
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    Good day! I think it is about time I give an...

    Good day!

    I think it is about time I give an update. Since fitting these badboys I've done about 7 000 km.
    I'll attach a few pictures of the tyres in their current state. You can see they still...
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    I believe you. I personally love the brand. It's...

    I believe you. I personally love the brand. It's just a shame my head doesn't fit in it.
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    So I ended up buying a HJC IS-17. Went to...

    So I ended up buying a HJC IS-17. Went to Motomate in Rivonia. After trying on what felt like all their helmets, I discovered that the IS-17 fit the best and it was priced well below my budget.
    I...
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    People have given me a lot of advise on what to...

    People have given me a lot of advise on what to use. I've tried dishwashing soap, baby shampoo, anti-dandruff shampoo, hand sanitizer, potato and in the end shaving gel worked the best.

    Have a...
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    Hi Grumpygeezer, Welcome to the fogged-up...

    Hi Grumpygeezer,

    Welcome to the fogged-up club! I also wear spectacles and experienced the same problem. Here are my findings: The cheapest and best solution (in my opinion) is shaving gel. The...
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    I really considered the CS-15 after you mentioned...

    I really considered the CS-15 after you mentioned it. It's just a shame about it not having a drop down sun visor. Had a helmet without it. Was a schlep to ride around with a dark visor for the...
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