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    Support Safety Advice?

    Hi All,

    I am Looking into getting Myself an R3 but 1st I will have to get past my Parents.
    The Only way they will allow this is if they know that I care about the safety,
    Any Tips on Driving safe?

    Thanks in advance

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    Welcome.

    And as for tips on driving safe, just follow the nr1 rule: Dont crash.
    Ricers are bikers too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TopSecret View Post
    Hi All,

    I am Looking into getting Myself an R3 but 1st I will have to get past my Parents.
    The Only way they will allow this is if they know that I care about the safety,
    Any Tips on Driving safe?

    Thanks in advance
    1. Go for proper training at a proper training academy.
    2. See 1. above.
    3. 1. above cannot be overstated.

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    Noted

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    Training Acadamy like the BMW one?

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    I went through the BMW one at zwartkops. Strongly recommend them.

    And the gear, don't forget that

    This is a good thread to look at with regards to commuting.

    http://forum.thinkbike.co.za/showthr...muting-by-bike

    Of course welcome to the community.

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    Sweet thanks for the help guys, this is why we still need forums

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    Remember you're a Rider, not a driver - there's a difference...

    1. Remember you're mortal
    2. Wear protective clothing and be as visible as possible
    3. Never show off to your mates or girlfriend
    4. Never ride drunk or angry
    5. Be aware of traffic around you
    6. Ride with purpose, but defensively
    7. Listen to what the Old Toppies are telling you; learn what your bike can do and how to control it - ie: training and practise

    Enjoy your ride when you get it
    Riding a straight and smooth road does not make a skillful rider.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TopSecret View Post
    Training Acadamy like the BMW one?
    BMW Academy is cool. There are a few others as well. As long as it is a well know, reputable academy. Synergy Academy in Centurion is worth a 2nd look as well.

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    Will have a look at them, Maybe getting my dad to join me could help them see how serious I am about safety as well.

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    Training and TITS (time in the saddle) .... and then more training ... and ATGATT all the time.
    You are young (assumption) and a dude (assumption), don't let your ego ride the bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post
    BMW Academy is cool.
    look at the Oom using what he thinks are young trendy words like 'cool'. 'Cool' is so 80's....you gotta say it's 'sic' to be hip now Oom.

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    Nah it's Lit

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    Your assumptions are correct, I have been driving a car now for just about a year, No Accidents or any speed fines, Ego ain't a problem for me so that won't stand in my way (I Belive)

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    Quote Originally Posted by TopSecret View Post
    Nah it's Lit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Road Rage View Post
    Training and TITS (time in the saddle) .... and then more training ... and ATGATT all the time.
    You are young (assumption) and a dude (assumption), don't let your ego ride the bike
    Safety Tip #1:

    Do not ride within a 500km radius of Road Rage.

    Quote Originally Posted by Road Rage View Post
    look at the Oom using what he thinks are young trendy words like 'cool'. 'Cool' is so 80's....you gotta say it's 'sic' to be hip now Oom.
    Actually, my piepiejoller friend, "cool" is a modern term for me. If I had not evolved I would have said "groovy".

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post

    Actually, my piepiejoller friend, "cool" is a modern term for me. If I had not evolved I would have said "groovy".
    Back in the day the word was 'rad'

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    It seems like we got some jokers on our hands boys

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post
    Actually, my piepiejoller friend, "cool" is a modern term for me. If I had not evolved I would have said "groovy".
    I am certain that oom Z whispers Groovy under his breath after forcing out cool to get the younguns to understand him....

    Why, in HIS day "cool" was when he had to walk 40km to school in hip high snow...bare foot...and he only stayed 30km from school, so he had to walk a few laps around the school to make up the missing distance! THAT was cool! Then people came with their fancy steam engines and messed everything up...even the language...
    Ricers are bikers too!

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    Wasn't "Groovy" a cool drink back in the 60's and 70's? I seem to remember it being sold in the canteen at Tiffies in PTA!
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