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Crazy Frog

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Last Sunday, I had a nice ride on the Nova Scotia south shore and posted few pictures on my facebook page.
Charlie posted the following comment: good to see Bert!
Then I realized that other than my K bikes, very few pictures of me were ever posted. I am mostly known by my avatar.
Here are few pictures to correct it.

On the highway with a big smile.Sunday ride Sideca12

Looking at the picture, I realized how much the windshield of the sidecar is bending with the wind pressure. The top is normally straight but on the picture it bows in.(Speed was about 120km/h)Sunday ride Sideca13

A friend resting in the sidecar during a stop.Sunday ride 20160813


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Chocolate

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Hey!
Nice pictures, good to see riding.

Cheers


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3Back to top Go down   Sunday ride Empty Re: Sunday ride Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:06 am

blaKey

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Nice pictures yes!

...and a nice looking outfit (the bike, not you! Very Happy ) you have too!


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4Back to top Go down   Sunday ride Empty Re: Sunday ride Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:23 am

charlie99

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I wont say ...at last ...but pics of you enjoying riding are quite rare bert

thanks for this ...

lets hope that there will be many more to come
 
had a good day out as well myself
 
cheers from down here

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Born Again Eccentric

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+1 on previous comments. 

Good to see the rig out and about Bert...and good luck explaining to Penny why you happen to have another woman in the side car! 

The country looks a little greener than when I visited -  long may your riding season last.


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"Heidi" K100LT 1991 (Grey) (VIN 0190172 Engine No. 104EB 2590 2213) - 5th owner. January 2014 (34,000 - 61,000 miles and counting....)
"Gretel" K100LT 1989 (Silver Grey) (VIN 0177324 Engine No. 104EA 2789 2211) - 4th+ owner. September 2015 (58,500miles and counting....). Cat C Insurance write-off rebuild Feb 17
"Donor" K100LT 1990 (Red)  (VIN 0178091 Engine No. 4489 2024) - 6th & final owner (crash write-off now donor bike).   June 2012 (73,000 miles) to November 2013 (89,500 miles)
    

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RT

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Nice to see you out and about Bert, but mon ami your sidecar, she is on the wrong side.
Hopefully we get some of that sun here this weekend.


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Crazy Frog

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Born Again Eccentric wrote:Good to see the rig out and about Bert...and good luck explaining to Penny why you happen to have another woman in the side car! 
Easy!

When I got the sidecar I asked Penny to at least sit in to see how comfortable it is
Her answer: "No I am not interested!"
I then told her that I have only 2 choices: Get a dog or a mistress....
Without thinking she replied "I don't want another dog"
Guess what... no alternative!
The lady is just a very funny girl riding her own bike.
Sunday ride 20160814
After almost 30 years of marriage, Penny should know me better.
I took a break on riding for more than ten years. Two month after I had to put my best buddy down (14 YO black lab), I told my wife that I wanted to get another puppy.
Her answer: "No, I want to be able to come home on Friday night and be able to go on week ends without worrying about finding a doggy sitter."
(Interestingly, at the time I was looking at buying a convertible car).
I then told Penny: "a 2 seaters would be good?"
Thinking that I was looking at a convertible car she replied "I guess so"
My answer: "Thanks honey, I will find a motorcycle"
And this is how 5 days later I got the K75.

In the last 2 months, I clocked over 7K on "small" daily rides. I am waiting for my antique plates to get the other k100 and the k75 on the road.

Today I went to another ride just to get lunch (about 250kms). Sunday I was with the beauties, today I was with the uglies Sunday ride 44271
Sunday ride 20160815

Sunday ride 20160817

Sunday ride 20160816


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Crazy Frog

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RT wrote:Nice to see you out and about Bert, but mon ami your sidecar, she is on the wrong side.
Maybe the pictures were taken in a mirror Very Happy


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Born Again Eccentric

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Great responses Bert! 

Hmm those fish and chips look real good....definitely worth a ride for.


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"Heidi" K100LT 1991 (Grey) (VIN 0190172 Engine No. 104EB 2590 2213) - 5th owner. January 2014 (34,000 - 61,000 miles and counting....)
"Gretel" K100LT 1989 (Silver Grey) (VIN 0177324 Engine No. 104EA 2789 2211) - 4th+ owner. September 2015 (58,500miles and counting....). Cat C Insurance write-off rebuild Feb 17
"Donor" K100LT 1990 (Red)  (VIN 0178091 Engine No. 4489 2024) - 6th & final owner (crash write-off now donor bike).   June 2012 (73,000 miles) to November 2013 (89,500 miles)
    

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Crazy Frog

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Born Again Eccentric wrote:Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271 Sunday ride 44271
Great responses Bert! 

Hmm those fish and chips look real good....definitely worth a ride for.
Can you just imagine how far I will ride to get a Guinness on tap?
Maybe not to Ireland but almost. Sunday ride 905546712


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