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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 :-)
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Thread: New to the forum

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    welcome - cool bike :-)

    welcome - cool bike :-)
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  17. Thread: Intro

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    take it for a ride

    take it for a ride
  18. Thread: Revzilla info

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    Have bought some kit from other suppliers...

    Have bought some kit from other suppliers overseas with no complaints re service - the customs duty to be paid when it arrives here is however the biggest ball-ache and made some purchases...
  19. Thread: Calling it a day....

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    Auf wiedersehen Herr Moose - was an honour riding...

    Auf wiedersehen Herr Moose - was an honour riding with you and learnt a lot seconding you on SSC 2018.

    Hals und Beinbruch :-)

    Q
  20. Thread: New rider...

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    Welcome :-)

    Welcome :-)
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    A mushroom plug is basically a patch (the head of...

    A mushroom plug is basically a patch (the head of the mushroom) with a plug (the stalk of the mushroom) that goes into the hole. It is the generally accepted way of repairing a puncture....
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    Linux Yamaha repaired a puncture on a tubeless...

    Linux Yamaha repaired a puncture on a tubeless rear tyre with a mushroom plug a few years ago - stripped the tyre off and inserted the plug - the workshop guy said that he is happy to do it that way...
  23. good job 👍

    good job 👍
  24. Thread: Bluetooth connection

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    Sounds like an incompatibility issue between the...

    Sounds like an incompatibility issue between the Bluetooth protocols used by the various pieces of kit.

    The Sena uses BT 4 while the My Ride app requires BT 2.1 (according to their respective user...
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    Sticky: Hmmm - you are right to ask the question - no...

    Hmmm - you are right to ask the question - no prima facie evidence that he started it - he authored the Road Captain Manual that appears on the site and that (perhaps mistakenly) led me to the...
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