PNP Cape Argus Cycle Tour Mar 11th 2012

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Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:08 pm

PM-ed, Pieter

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Thu Mar 15, 2012 3:29 pm

Who knows, now that he's starting to be physically active he might just join, would be nice.

I see oom Oooms is lekka stil oor sy bonnie :lmao:
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Thu Mar 15, 2012 6:57 pm

GI Jane wrote:Okay so after a year of collecting dust, I dusted off my Trek this morning, pumped up the tyres, and replaced my regular spinning session with a 30km road cycle to start preparation for next years Hilux 4x4 teams entry to the Argus.... :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

Do you think there are enough cyclists on the Hilux forum to justify Hilux 4x4 club branded cycling shirts and shorts?
Count me in, I am game to cycle for the club.
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:11 am

Val do you know where to have the clothing branded and what it will cost? I presume it is not just a normal T shirt?
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:19 am

I will manage the support & back- up team, way to far for me, i'm chicken.
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:21 am

By the way did you guys see the cycle lamps?
R700.00 each and I only have 17 left.
http://www.4x4direct.co.za/shop
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:23 am

If i take part i'll need one, i'll have to start the day before!
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The trouble with trouble is...it always starts as fun.
The most precious jewels you will ever wear around your neck is the arms of your children...
" I WOULD RATHER SIT ON THE TAILGATE OF MY HILUX WITH A BEER AND A CHOP, WATCHING A FIRE, THAN DINE IN THE BEST RESTAURANT IN TOWN "

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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:29 am

Hoppy wrote:I will manage the support & back- up team, way to far for me, i'm chicken.
You'll be surprised to see what your mind can do once you're focused and driven. Do it just for fun and see. :thumbup:
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:37 am

Donkey wrote:
Hoppy wrote:I will manage the support & back- up team, way to far for me, i'm chicken.
You'll be surprised to see what your mind can do once you're focused and driven. Do it just for fun and see. :thumbup:
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:50 am

pietpetoors wrote:Val do you know where to have the clothing branded and what it will cost? I presume it is not just a normal T shirt?
No it would be a proper cyclists shirt and the padded cycling shorts.... I will see what I can find out, have a couple of contacts...

Hey Allan if you start training now... use your gym membership and start getting on one of those spinning bikes you should be super fit by March next year...
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:54 am

any artwork can be laid up as its actually printed into the material.....not like the old days of screen printing which is very old technology.....so Thys can lay up the artwork and vector it and bobs ya uncle....obviously quantities plays a big role in the pricing etc, check out this company...also what quality of material one decides on as well....

http://www.customgarb.co.za/cms/index.p ... &Itemid=29" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:02 am

Thanks Tumelo & Val for the confidence, but you'll need someone for the back up team, sounds like my job!
I think Werner must start training for next year.
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The most precious jewels you will ever wear around your neck is the arms of your children...
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:22 am

GI Jane wrote:
pietpetoors wrote:Val do you know where to have the clothing branded and what it will cost? I presume it is not just a normal T shirt?
No it would be a proper cyclists shirt and the padded cycling shorts.... I will see what I can find out, have a couple of contacts...
Hey Allan if you start training now... use your gym membership and start getting on one of those spinning bikes you should be super fit by March next year...
Thank you Val :clap:
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:22 am

Hoppy wrote:Thanks Tumelo & Val for the confidence, but you'll need someone for the back up team, sounds like my job!
I think Werner must start training for next year.
C'mon just for fun! Give a try. If it doesn't work out at least you tried :yahoo:
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:30 am

I saw these nice conversion kits where you can covert your bicycle to an electric scooter. The motor is inside the centre piece of the wheel and the batteries you can hide in the frame if you are really clever. Do you think they will spot it when you use such a bike? That is the only way I will participate. I would rather walk the route than doing it on a cycle.
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Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:34 am

Hey Pieter but with your walking and/or hiking you're already doing yourself a favour :dance1:
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Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:52 pm

pietpetoors wrote:Val do you know where to have the clothing branded and what it will cost? I presume it is not just a normal T shirt?
Hey Pieter.....Have pm-ed you
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Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:25 pm

When should we start organising the team and enties for 2013?
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Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:58 pm

Hoppy wrote:When should we start organising the team and enties for 2013?
hee.. hee... :naah: :naah: :naah: too busy to train... Stu are you in for this year?... or will it be our next new years resolution.. unless there are more suitable candidates, and that of course includes you Mr Hoppy, and NOOOOOOO, luxter has 4 wheels and will not be able to enter....
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Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:50 am

Finances permitting I may just join in :thumbup:
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