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    They are rebuilding the car and will participate...

    They are rebuilding the car and will participate this year, possibly in the Atacama Solar Challenge in Chili.

    Why? We can only guess. My personal guess, for eye to eye chat, not a public forum.
  2. Thread: Forum Activity

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    Of the 838 a good 830 will be automated web bots...

    Of the 838 a good 830 will be automated web bots searching for information.
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    It seems, basically confirmed, that we will not...

    It seems, basically confirmed, that we will not see the Vattenfal (ex-Nuon) solar team in South Africa this year. I predicted this at the end of the 2018 SSC and I am very sad to be correct. ...
  4. What he said.

    What he said.
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    Have a great one!

    Have a great one!
  6. Thread: Stranger Down 94.7

    by AMZ
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    Get well soon ye olde strange one! We do heal...

    Get well soon ye olde strange one!

    We do heal a tad slowly as we get older, so take it easy. Rather let someone bring you that beer.
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    You do need to check out the Sharp Helmet Ratings...

    You do need to check out the Sharp Helmet Ratings though. Shark are generally very good helmets, ranging between 4 and 5 star. Scorpion is also good, but look at their ratings. Most of the...
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    Research the helmet. It must at least be ECE...

    Research the helmet. It must at least be ECE 22-05 approved and better than 3 stars on the Sharp scale. All helmets rated by the Sharp Ratings (UK government) are ECE approved.
    ...
  9. Thread: Midlife Crisis

    by AMZ
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    Hi. Welcome and enjoy the bike. Those early...

    Hi. Welcome and enjoy the bike. Those early F-Series Beemers had the same 650cc engines made by Rotax for the Bombardier quad which won the 1000 mile Baja desert race many years in a row. They are...
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    This is why I was surprised at the roll forward...

    This is why I was surprised at the roll forward at the control stop and even more so at the site of the fire. Not having the park brake on is a very basic error. Those of us who have marshaled the...
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    This is why I was surprised at the roll forward...

    This is why I was surprised at the roll forward at the control stop and even more so at the site of the fire. Not having the park brake on is a very basic error. Those of us who have marshaled the...
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    I saw the video of where NunaX caught fire. I...

    I saw the video of where NunaX caught fire. I fear the team may have dropped the ball.

    NunaX came to a quick stop. Only 1 of the people in the chase car ran towards Nuna and helped the driver...
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    The Aus and SA challenges cannot really be...

    The Aus and SA challenges cannot really be compared as they are very different.

    Australia is the World Solar Challenge and seen as the world championship. As many as 40 entrants. By this...
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    Carbon fiber to ashes, electronic to dust.

    Some will know that the ThinkBike Marshals are very involved with the annual Sasol Solar Challenge solar car race which happens every two years in South Africa. Alternating years there is the...
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    Wanted I seriously doubt there would be a financial...

    I seriously doubt there would be a financial institution that will do a long term lease or rental. I can't be sure though.

    Also, long term rental doesn't make much difference on your monthly cash...
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    My word! Finally Vespa comes up! Happy .......

    My word! Finally Vespa comes up! Happy .... happy ... Uncle!

    You too 747.
  17. Thread: Bmw r1200gs lc

    by AMZ
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    For Sale But .... but .... we are not telling her, are we?...

    But .... but .... we are not telling her, are we? :gkim2:
  18. Thread: Bmw r1200gs lc

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    For Sale Bmw r1200gs lc

    BMW R1200GS LC for sale.

    - Thunder grey.
    - 2014 full spec bike so ABS, 5 riding modes, cruise control, fancy headlight, ASA, etc.
    - First registered December 2013 (This due to *&^&&!!!@ sale...
  19. Thread: New to the scene

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    A camel back is handy, but we prefer a small 6...

    A camel back is handy, but we prefer a small 6 pack cooler and stick stuff to drink and eat in there. Then we stop every hour or so for a few minutes to stretch legs, chat a bit, etc. Touring, for...
  20. Thread: New to the scene

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    :thumbright:

    :thumbright:
  21. Thread: New to the scene

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    If you are doing it outside the school holidays,...

    If you are doing it outside the school holidays, pick a direction and go. For a time period of 2 - 3 weeks I's would roughly do the following.

    JHB to Lamberts Bay via Upington, Augrabies and...
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    Mzee, Parktown: 10 September 2019

    Mzee and his son went down after a collision with a bus. Both passed.

    https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-09-10-father-and-child-10-die-in-crash-between-motorbike-and-rea-vaya-bus/...
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    Thanks for the update.

    Thanks for the update.
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    Sounds great. Enjoy.

    Sounds great. Enjoy.
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    That sounds good, but will the bike pull the...

    That sounds good, but will the bike pull the gearing in top gear?
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