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Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-01-2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
Not in Cape Town. There is a strong CT based...

Not in Cape Town.
There is a strong CT based enduro forum http://www.cape-enduro.co.za/ thats your best bet.
If you come to JHB I can show you around some of the more gnarly stuff.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-09-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
Always outnumbered never out gunned. Just so...

Always outnumbered never out gunned.
Just so bored of the same old.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-06-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
Bwahaha

Bwahaha
Forum: Trials 01-11-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 110,674
Posted By shark_za
Howzit from South Africa Montessa fans. I...

Howzit from South Africa Montessa fans.

I have an old 98 Cota that I ride in the Northern Regions Club trials down here.
Tough as nails and if I ride properly I can beat my mates on new Beta's...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-22-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
Looking into it, might be worth the long trip...

Looking into it, might be worth the long trip down.
They arranging a special with freight, bike and kit return for around R1k.

If I fly.
Or make a long weekend of it with the family.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 01-21-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
Mr N[]va, you doing the montague national enduro...

Mr N[]va, you doing the montague national enduro over easter?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 12-02-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
All the resident IT experts with an opinion ;) ...

All the resident IT experts with an opinion ;)


Welshie, we must do a overnighter or double nighter sometime over Dec.
I'm around most of the time.
I just got an Airhawk for my ass to go with...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-10-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
Sounds like a bunch of Cape Town Splitters. ...

Sounds like a bunch of Cape Town Splitters.

We are not the peoples front of Judea we are the Judean peoples front !
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-03-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
Aye Curumba. :tough

Aye Curumba.

:tough
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6,197
Views: 1,341,831
Posted By shark_za
Rumour has it that a BMW factory team might be...

Rumour has it that a BMW factory team might be visiting us for the Roof Of Africa this year.

If this bike lasts down there it will be a winner.

While I'm sure the EFI will make it start easier...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-08-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 67,782
Posted By shark_za
Fuel economy is the only thing this one has over...

Fuel economy is the only thing this one has over my BWS100.
I want both ;)
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6,197
Views: 1,341,831
Posted By shark_za
I ran down to BMW the day I saw this bike and...

I ran down to BMW the day I saw this bike and asked to get one, I am on the list I believe.

But this weekend I rode a Kawasaki 450 out in the bush here (De Wildt) only it had a hassle with the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-12-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By shark_za
Wow, wierd. The BWS100 big cousin of the...

Wow, wierd.

The BWS100 big cousin of the Zuma is both lights on with a high beam filament in each.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-16-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,555
Posted By shark_za
Sold down here as the PGO PMX naked. Good...

Sold down here as the PGO PMX naked.
Good scoot, not as many parts available to hop it up though.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-13-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,555
Posted By shark_za
I have been playing with this scoot over the last...

I have been playing with this scoot over the last few months and its going well now.
Leo Vince Pipe, Polini variator, Polini 2G clutch, PM tuning carbon reeds and cage.

Down a hill it get to...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,148
Posted By shark_za
In the rest of the world, the BWS100 comes with...

In the rest of the world, the BWS100 comes with center and side stand.

Should be simple mount once you get one.
Forum: Racing 01-09-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,469
Posted By shark_za
Yeah no need for RIP , flatout on the back wheel!...

Yeah no need for RIP , flatout on the back wheel!
Memory lives on.

This years roof of africa would have suited Elmer, it was hectic.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-08-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By shark_za
Old Vespa PX or LML Star/Stella. I want to...

Old Vespa PX or LML Star/Stella.

I want to cross Lesotho on my BWS100 though. If you down this side I'll ride that bit with you ;)
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,782
Posted By shark_za
You cant go wrong with what I use. I have just...

You cant go wrong with what I use.
I have just switched to one type for both scooter autolube and offroad pre-mix.
Motul 710.

I get to buy in bulk now and its a little cheaper that way.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-29-2007, 03:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,202
Posted By shark_za
MB-5's used to eat my 2-stroke smoke on my...

MB-5's used to eat my 2-stroke smoke on my Kawasaki AR50 when I was a schoolboy.

I used to pick on them cos I could not beat the newer Yamaha RZ-50's ;)
Till I put the 80cc kit on of course.
Forum: Battle scooters 11-26-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By shark_za
Vespa LX150 for cheap or GT/S

My wife is also keen to get a scooter and after a bit of looking she really likes the GT200 and the GTS250 Vespa.
The cost of these is scary down here, she can get a Versys or even BMW GS for the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2007, 04:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,063
Posted By shark_za
Hi Jack. I'll use this oppertunity to show...

Hi Jack.

I'll use this oppertunity to show the only evidence of me on a TW.
Great little scoot, it chugs along in the lower gears.

This is usually a dry riverbed that we race down on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-15-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 957
Posted By shark_za
South African Scooter Scene

"Underground" scooter parking lot racing.

I didnt make the little event last night but here are some pics of some of the scooters there.
Mostly MX and FMX guys having fun, BW's and PMX's, the...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-01-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,879
Posted By shark_za
I wanted a toy to mess around with in the garage....

I wanted a toy to mess around with in the garage.
Something I could modify and enjoy without breaking the bank.

I have the KLR for commuting and touring, KDX for offroad racing and now the...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-09-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,689
Posted By shark_za
Something related to the Rattler. ...

Something related to the Rattler.



Local South African magazine (2 wheels) did a cheesy ghost story based writeup on 4x 2T scooters recently. 4 testers each hopped on a scooter and swapped as...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2007, 02:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,000
Posted By shark_za
PGO G-Max. You must see them in 250cc. Awesome...

PGO G-Max.
You must see them in 250cc. Awesome scoot.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-02-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,979
Posted By shark_za
Are 125 4T's classed as mopeds too? Does the law...

Are 125 4T's classed as mopeds too? Does the law have that intelligence?
Or would you need a 50cc 4-stroke!?
Then it would be 2T all the way, if you only have 50cc you need to make all the power...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-01-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 23,979
Posted By shark_za
The fact that you are riding a scooter instead of...

The fact that you are riding a scooter instead of a 4x4 SUV means your "green" status is already way up there.
Its like my cars, they are both turbodiesels and while they may smoke a little they...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,689
Posted By shark_za
On the name, the BWS is called the Bee-Whizz down...

On the name, the BWS is called the Bee-Whizz down here in darkest africa.
And they are uber-cool.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,555
Posted By shark_za
http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a200/shark_za/BW...

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a200/shark_za/BWS/BeeWee_small.jpg

100cc of 2 stroke beauty!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,555
Posted By shark_za
I just got my BeeWee in blue, sweet little scoot....

I just got my BeeWee in blue, sweet little scoot.

Now for the play time!
Forum: Battle scooters 09-26-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,555
Posted By shark_za
And if I go Yamaha, black or blue?

And if I go Yamaha, black or blue?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-25-2007, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,555
Posted By shark_za
Help me decide on 2 stroke scooter

Hey peeps,
I am looking at getting a smoker scooter for myself, something to nip around the block on, even commute to work on.
I like old school things and I like tinkering around on my bikes.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,084
Posted By shark_za
Mine broke on my 06. Took it apart to see...

Mine broke on my 06.

Took it apart to see what I could do to fix it.
The thing that holds the whole assembly together is sort of crimped together.
Just 4 point of the circumference are bent...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 09-03-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
You will be fine, just wear your cap sideways,...

You will be fine, just wear your cap sideways, say Yo! a lot and you will look like all the other wannabes down here.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-09-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
There is only sand if you ride south of Maputo,...

There is only sand if you ride south of Maputo, or off the main road up north to say Bilene.
Xai-Xai is on the main road, no need to hit sand. Maybe the odd short bit to get to a spot.

Swazi to...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 06-26-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 264,028
Posted By shark_za
PM me about sharks. There are a few options...

PM me about sharks.
There are a few options along the cape coast from Mako's to Great Whites.
I know people who are activly involved in shark conservation and these are the right people to use. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 87,005
Posted By shark_za
I've done mine (fine) and helped with 5 others. ...

I've done mine (fine) and helped with 5 others.

2x broken springs out of 6. 33%
No major failures.
Forum: Racing 03-07-2007, 12:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,488
Posted By shark_za
I know our two boys from South Africa went down...

I know our two boys from South Africa went down for this race, can someone point me in the direction of results?

Ok found the results.

Lourens Mahoney, 1st place 250A class !
Kenny Gilbert ,...
Forum: Racing 03-02-2007, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,135
Posted By shark_za
There are DVD's available. We even get em here...

There are DVD's available.
We even get em here in South Africa.

South Africans have done well in this over the years, first Alfie Cox got a 4th , then Riaan and Darryl then came 2nd , 3rd and...
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