A buddy asked me....

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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by Zombie Master » Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:21 pm

dougie wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:13 pm
Zombie Master wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:27 pm
dougie wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:11 pm
I know I am probably wrong, and even possibly stooopid, but for me -
Blundstones and a leather jacket or my Belstaff Trialmaster.
Sounds like a good look, and somewhat protected. But you can do much better in crash, and weather protection. Best protection is not being there. If they're not there, they can't hurt you so run away, of back way off.
I still remember GSPD saying "pretend you're invisible".
I tend to ride like there is a contract on my head. :)
I don't pretend.....I know.


BTW I recently had some Email with GSPD. Tried to lure him back, but I think airheads are a subject that he finds redundant. Our loss.
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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by SteveD » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:20 pm

Has he still got the GSPD?
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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by Zombie Master » Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:24 pm

SteveD wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:20 pm
Has he still got the GSPD?
The gspd’s running better than new.
483,000km and counting.
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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by SteveD » Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:54 am

^ Noice!
Cheers, Steve
Victoria, S.E.Oz.


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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by Zombie Master » Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:54 am

SteveD wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:54 am
^ Noice!
You guys talk funny.
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Re: Hi-Viz

Post by Wobbly » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:06 am

Steve in Golden wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:40 pm
That's not the only downside. There is also looking like a tool while riding your MC wearing blaze orange as if you were a deer hunter or something.
Sorry, that's your opinion of Hi-Viz. What you think happens; what you believe other people see.
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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by Wobbly » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:37 am

ME 109 wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:39 am
Hey I tried to make fun of ZM' quoting skills and I got stuck in here too!
I've seen dogs get "stuck", but never kangaroos ! :lol:
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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by dougie » Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:44 am

Rob wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:59 pm
Blundstones? Romeo's?
Are you guys serious?
If they don't protect the ankle as much as possible, they should at least not come off easily.
IMO, of course.
But Rob, they're way kool. :ugeek:
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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by Airbear » Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:16 pm

Wobbly wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:37 am
ME 109 wrote:
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:39 am
Hey I tried to make fun of ZM' quoting skills and I got stuck in here too!
I've seen dogs get "stuck", but never kangaroos ! :lol:
Be careful what you wish for. Roos are blessed with an articulated corkscrew. You can imagine how difficult it must be to negotiate around a lady roo's big fat tail.

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Re: A buddy asked me....

Post by ME 109 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:36 am

Hey Woobly, I've lived with roos for about the last 18 years. The were just a few when we first moved here and now the mob is at about 40. They're often in my front yard and back yard, but mostly in my top paddock. :mrgreen:
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