Riders years of experience

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Recently retired after 40 years as a banker. I am now looking to enjoy the outdoors more than before. Riding now for 36 months and loving it. Wife not interested. Upgraded to 1200GSA from F800GS in Aug 2015.Dec 2015-officially no longer an "Off-Road Beginner" - that stuff is addictive.

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Female Rider

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Hi, Tian here. Got my first BMW (an R75/5) at the tender age of 19 in 1986 ... always loved 'em! Had another Beemer (R100) but no bikes in my life for about 15 years - started again at the beginning of 2009 with my shiny new 800gs, and this is my first foray off-road, hence the 1-2 years experience level. Update (April 2011): after an incident with a cage my 800gs got written off. HP2 is my new bike.
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I seem to collect things with two wheels. I've cycled since I can remember and really enjoy mountain biking. I bought an electric bicycle in 2012. I bought my first and current motorbike in Oct 2013, as I was tired of sitting pillion or sitting in traffic. My name is Zanie Cilliers.
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Jimmie Louw. Like the outdoors. Married 3 daughters m
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I moved back to SA 3 years ago and have decided to do adventure rides on my GS (800). As a trail runner it would be nice to meet other adventurers that appreciate running in the wild, while out on an riding adventure.

Good day, I've been riding for about 3 years. I'm just looking for advice and saw some good dialog here.

New GS owner haven't ridden in years just getting back on I am a semi pro photographer, a scuba instructor and also a Primary and Secondary Care (adv first aid) Instructor. Work in a stressful industry and am always looking for escapes And Yes Shannon is my real name ..
Hi My name is Morne Louwrens and am married to Mieke Louwrens. I bought the bike 2 weeks ago and would like to be part of your club. Best Regards Morne Louwrens

Hi I am Leon

Self Employed, 51 years old, married and have 3 children. I play guitar and sing around campfires. Enjoy camping and touring.

Not experienced biker. I only started riding 8 years ago in which I did not do more than 12000kms. Enjoy gravel but still scared. I want to spend more time on the bike and hopefully get rid of my fears. 

I have done the level 1 training with John Carr.

Regards

 

 

 

 

Greetings Club Members

My name is Herman Bok, I live in Durbanville and and I am a keen motorcycle rider and fan.  I am in my 50's and have only started riding about 3 years ago.  I am married to Gavin Drake, who is also a motorcycle fan.  He does not have his own bike as yet, but rides with me as a passenger sometimes.  I have two adult daughters, one living in Durbanville and the other in Johannesburg.

My first bike, and the bike I basically learnt to ride on, was a BMW 700 GS.  I chose the smaller bike at the time as it was less intimidating for a new rider, and it was fairly light and easy to ride.   I have since traded it on a new 1200 GS LC and I could not be happier with it.

My aim for this year is to join the club on a few rides, and also learn to ride "off road", as I have only been riding on tar roads up to now.  I will have to attend some training courses before I attempt any serious "off road" riding, I am sure.  

I look forward to meeting you all.

Regards

Herman

I'm a noob who has started riding a scooter to beat the traffic. However the bug has bitten and I want to buy and start riding a GS.

Looking for some training, and hoping its on offer somewhere in the club.

drs
Recently bought a GS and looking to explore the country side...

I am married and have two kids. My daughter (the eldest) is doing her articles after completing her degree and entry board exam. My son is doing an internship at Hill Song Church.

I work for the City of Cape Town

I have been riding bikes from school till the kids came along. Then I started riding quad bikes as a family adventure for a few years.

After selling my quads, i bought my adventure bike just over 2 years ago and enjoying it big time

 

 

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