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Old 01-06-2014, 02:04 PM   #4021
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My mother got sent this from a relative ...it's her father (my Grandfather) ........ back in 1923....... awesome stuff - loving the riding gear.

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Old 01-06-2014, 02:31 PM   #4022
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thats not far off the gear i usualy wear... I know the leather clad boys wear it fur a reason.. but tae me,, biking is feelin comfortable,,at least ave started wearing boots,, usually jeans t shirt gutties an bomber jacket.. but am out on big singles,, no need fur speed, I like the tork ,, i tried tae spell it correctly there an after about 10 go`s I gave up..Man ma heads fried ...
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Old 01-06-2014, 06:35 PM   #4023
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The man, the myth, the legend. Congrats on the new bike and a happy new year to you and the mrs./QUOTE]



Thanks Doug .... same to you and your family.

'man, myth, legend'? - you missed out 'the muppet' (who keeps trashing his bikes) bit !

btw.... I have upgraded to a better camera too.... just got a Sony NEX 3n ...can't wait to try it out when we get out riding .....although it will need to excel to beat the wee Canon that was perfect for the task..... time will tell. However I do love the 'low light' capability of it and the 'panorama' mode that stitches pictures together ..here's my first try at it .....(and with no flash in the dark). I'm pretty pleased with it ... (That's Sarah also taking a pic in the pic! Lol!)

Very nice Kam. Seems a tad pricey to potentially " throw down the road" though.:)

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Old 01-07-2014, 12:36 PM   #4024
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Old 01-08-2014, 12:19 AM   #4025
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Awesome Kam. I've been offline for a little bit but feel Itoo got a Xmas present when I saw your new Gixxer. Great stuff, stay safe and buy good gear. Maybe avoid tweed coats and loafers like Grand Dad (they were tough guys back then).

Cheers to a happy New Year.
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:09 PM   #4026
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thats not far off the gear i usualy wear... I know the leather clad boys wear it fur a reason.. but tae me,, biking is feelin comfortable,,at least ave started wearing boots,, usually jeans t shirt gutties an bomber jacket.. but am out on big singles,, no need fur speed, I like the tork ,, i tried tae spell it correctly there an after about 10 go`s I gave up..Man ma heads fried ...

Ha ha - 'gutties' - I had to look that one up.

I think 'no need for speed' could be an excellent future film title.
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:16 PM   #4027
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Very nice Kam. Seems a tad pricey to potentially " throw down the road" though.:)

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This is very true ....but having recently thrown 10K of gixxer down the road ........ .!....

The NEX is more costly than the wee compact Canon ...but at 275, it wasn't too outrageous.....
....... hopefully I can avoid throwing it down the road.
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:18 PM   #4028
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Indeed it is. ............ a centre of 'jolliness'.......... and the odd stabbing.
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:26 PM   #4029
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Awesome Kam. I've been offline for a little bit but feel Itoo got a Xmas present when I saw your new Gixxer. Great stuff, stay safe and buy good gear. Maybe avoid tweed coats and loafers like Grand Dad (they were tough guys back then).

Cheers to a happy New Year.


Thanks...... As luck would have it I actually picked the bike up today .......new bike days are the best of days ...but damn! - the 200 mile ride home was cold!

Snapped a few pics outside the dealers whilst she was still looking pristine ....





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Old 01-08-2014, 02:31 PM   #4030
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Old 01-08-2014, 02:39 PM   #4031
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120 miles up the road..stopped for a break in Lockerbie ...found some sheep to park next to....





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Old 01-08-2014, 02:39 PM   #4032
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wow!

Super looking bike -- best of luck with it,I look forward to reading your reports and photos in the comming season!
Its nearly three years since I last had a run thru your beautifull country having already been there 15 years or so ago,guess its time for another trip!!!
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Health to wear! Lovely looking bike. I really like the nose bits beside the headlight.
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This is very true ....but having recently thrown 10K of gixxer down the road ........ .!....

The NEX is more costly than the wee compact Canon ...but at 275, it wasn't too outrageous.....
....... hopefully I can avoid throwing it down the road.
For your sake, I hope so too....the bike and the camera.
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