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Old 12 Jun 2007
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My red KLR is called Rosa because I have kissed a girl called Rosa on the trip and had another girl called Rosa ask to marry me (who I didn´t kiss)

My Rosa is far more reliable and sticks to a tight budget even if a little less affectionate.
...but I would recommend not kissing this Rosa; at least not in public. ("What you do in the privacy of your own home....")
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Impi

Well the bike now has a name thanks to this site!
"Impi" Check out a song by Johnny Clegg called Impi on youtube!
I can also say that one of his CDs in your music collection on a trans africa trip is a must! Spam bhan um Khulu khulu! (if thats how you spell it)
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m'bike.

oh, and m'dirtbike.
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I recently bought somebodys progect bike because no one else would bid on it, ebay you know. It's a 78 XT 500 Yamaha fitted up with modern supension [upside down forks , single shock ] from an ATK. It's really kind of cool , and a name came to mind right away it's FUGLY.
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When people are about its "my dirt bike and my sports bike". wWhen by ourselfs the Yamaha is called Betty, I wanted something trusty sounding, also it is't the prettyest name which suits my TT600RE right to the ground! When she is really really good 'Rosie' after an amazing girl I met once. However My Ninja: 'yeeeeeehhaaaaa' selfexplanitory I think!

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Yup I do...

Africa Twin (rd07) = Anubis.. 'cus that is what the wife called it, and i liked it!
Africa Twin (rd04 -sold) = Der Hund.. 'Cus he was a good old dog, and my best friend
XT600Z Tenere = Daugly ....'cus he was Da Ugliest bike in the world when i bought him.. not really applicable now though..

CB400 = dingy 'cus i use it like a dingy just to get around town

wifes CB250N= scooter.. 'cus it was so small.

nissan patrol = troll 'cus nissan paTROLl
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Well, lets see. My Yamaha XT 500 has a faux finish that makes it look like it is made of wood, so it's "the woody". My DT 250 is my only two stroke, so it's the two stroke. The Triumph is the Triumph. Technically the BMW that I rode around the world is " Miss Adventure" but I always call it the BMW.

My car is a '63 Falcon. Just called the Falcon.
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BMW R1100GS.... Greg
Yamaha XT225 Serow ... Mr. Whippy
Ducati 916SPs ...Gina

think i'll leave it there for now
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Bike Names

Our Fazer is called Trusty - always there rain or shine
Our FJR is called Greystoke - moody and knows it
Our V Strom is called Joe - after the great Joe Strummer himself
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The Red Baron

My rock red GS1200 is The Red Baron but usualy referred to as "the bike" as in, "I am going out on the bike, later."
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'El Burroquito' (The Little Donkey) - my trusty BMW R65 monoshock
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Well for a while it remained sexless and was referred to as The Bike. Then it's temprement indicated it was an yobbish arrogant annoying He. It then had it's clutch replaced and then now recently it died and had a new engine put in. It also has very little original parts; pretty much only the frame and the front wheel...so after being put back together again I have setted on Humpty...and when I am once again annoyed with him then it will be DUMPTY!!!
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Well for a while it remained sexless and was referred to as The Bike. Then it's temprement indicated it was an yobbish arrogant annoying He. It then had it's clutch replaced and then now recently it died and had a new engine put in. It also has very little original parts; pretty much only the frame and the front wheel...so after being put back together again I have setted on Humpty...and when I am once again annoyed with him then it will be DUMPTY!!!

Did you think of ....Numpty?........

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Did you think of ....Numpty?........
No that's what I am calling myself for not checking the oil
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