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    Hi I am Tony Bailey just joined the forum.
    I am a retired old F#$* who admires all the good work Think Bike does .I bought my bike 2 years ago after 30 years of not riding
    I did the BMW advanced training course at Zwartkops and found it to be extremely helpful.

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    Welcome, venerable old timer!

    Dont let the young uns make too much fun about the BMW
    Ricers are bikers too!

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    Thank you Ares I have a thick skin and a sense of humor I have two daughters with them you need both

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    Welcome, Tony!

    Glad you did the training! Enjoy the rides, and if you want to hook up for a social ride, I'm sure the guys here will like to join you. There's a training ride to the East happening soon, details are on one of the threads on the forum. I think it's an awesome way to combine training with social riding.

    If you want to get involved, the TB Marshalls comes to mind as a great way you can, or get one of these and wear it when you ride http://www.thinkbike.co.za/index.php...t-black-detail. Then you are also contributing to the campaign.

    But the important thing is to keep the rubber side down for many happy miles
    Ride so you can ride again tomorrow.
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    Welcome, and apart from the OMB, good choice joining up! And at Last, someone older than me!!!
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    In Memory of Blackie Swart! A Man among men, and a true Friend! RIP!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Bailey View Post
    Hi I am Tony Bailey just joined the forum.
    I am a retired old F#$* who admires all the good work Think Bike does .I bought my bike 2 years ago after 30 years of not riding
    I did the BMW advanced training course at Zwartkops and found it to be extremely helpful.
    Hi Tony,
    And a warm welcome to you Lad!!!
    Let us know if we can assist in any way.
    "There are Old Bikers and there are Bold Bikers, but not a hell of a lot of Old Bold Bikers"
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    Welcome Tony

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    Hi all thank you for the warm welcome really appreciate it .I would love to get involved .Marshaling etc. Just give me a while to find my feet
    did the Ubuntu Breakfast ride to Vosloorus on Sunday. It was great well organised and the Bikers behaved impeccably .PS Vespa ! what the #$% is OMB. Or am I showing my age

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    OMB= Old Mans Bike, OR Zimmer Frame! Just ask AMZ, he gets lots of stick about it!
    Ride with the Eagles in Safety! Not with the Angels by Accident

    In Memory of Blackie Swart! A Man among men, and a true Friend! RIP!

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    Very Good !! .so I was showing my Age

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Bailey View Post
    Hi I am Tony Bailey just joined the forum.
    I am a retired old F#$* who admires all the good work Think Bike does .I bought my bike 2 years ago after 30 years of not riding
    I did the BMW advanced training course at Zwartkops and found it to be extremely helpful.
    Ah! Just like 99% of the Think Bike people. Excluding me, of course.

    Welcome!

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    Welcome to the Nuthouse! But keep your hands off my crayons!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Bailey View Post
    Hi all thank you for the warm welcome really appreciate it .I would love to get involved .Marshaling etc. Just give me a while to find my feet
    did the Ubuntu Breakfast ride to Vosloorus on Sunday. It was great well organised and the Bikers behaved impeccably .PS Vespa ! what the #$% is OMB. Or am I showing my age
    OMB is a greek translation for "I am too bloody stupid to buy a BMW".

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    Hello and welcome.
    All comments are my opinion - use it or don't: Unless specified it is not officially endorsed by Think Bike Marshaling

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    Ello and welcome OMB rider.

    Riding a GS is perfectly okay, if you like going slow. at least it's not Harley slow ;)
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    She laughed, I laughed, the toaster laughed, I shot the toaster. good times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biker mom's son View Post
    Ello and welcome OMB rider.

    Riding a GS is perfectly okay, if you like going slow. at least it's not Harley slow ;)
    Your mom allowing you on the internet again? Wow! She is getting soft.

    How are you dude? Haven't seen you around for some time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMZ View Post
    Your mom allowing you on the internet again? Wow! She is getting soft.

    How are you dude? Haven't seen you around for some time.
    My Mommy isn't the boss of me anymore xD

    Life has been busy. Working and getting married soon is taking all my time. Currently taking a small break from work now.

    I has a Katoom now, traded my little 250 for it xD

    Anyway enough thread jacking.
    Back to an OMB rider joining the OMB ranks.
    Girlfriend:"Why do you sleep with a gun under your pillow?"
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    She laughed, I laughed, the toaster laughed, I shot the toaster. good times.

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    Its not even a GS Its an RT that's really slow But OK for am OM

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biker mom's son View Post
    My Mommy isn't the boss of me anymore xD

    Life has been busy. Working and getting married soon is taking all my time. Currently taking a small break from work now.

    I has a Katoom now, traded my little 250 for it xD

    Anyway enough thread jacking.
    Back to an OMB rider joining the OMB ranks.
    After all that, all that I managed to take away was: My mom grounded me from the internet and the ban lifted today

    Welcome back to you too, sonny! :-P
    Ricers are bikers too!

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