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  • Offline petethesheep

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    At the going down of the sun...
    on: Nov 29, 2019, 01.15 am
    Nov 29, 2019, 01.15 am
    Hello All,

    To this kiwi being farkled sounds more like something you get in a far East den of ill repute rather than what you would do to a bike  :164:

    For the WW1 centenary I had some NZ "Onward" vinyls done for my recently departed Rocket Roadster and I had some extras. Looking at the rear of the Trophy it seemed a good idea to add these remembrance poppy's to the panniers. I'm pleased with the result - it also adds a splash of colour. I hope the link works....
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    Re: At the going down of the sun...
    Reply #1 on: Nov 29, 2019, 07.40 am
    Nov 29, 2019, 07.40 am
    petethesheep :  :028:



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    Re: At the going down of the sun...
    Reply #2 on: Nov 29, 2019, 11.44 am
    Nov 29, 2019, 11.44 am
     :028: :028: :028: :028:


    PS  why does everyone's bike look cleaner than mine????
    They probably are!!!!!
    four wheels move the body,
    two wheels move the soul.

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    Re: At the going down of the sun...
    Reply #3 on: Nov 29, 2019, 07.03 pm
    Nov 29, 2019, 07.03 pm
    Phhh, that is what you think...
    You haven't ever seen mine.

    Cleaning your bike is something for BMW's.
    Then you have something to be proud of: a non good functionerend bike, but proper..
    TTSE bleu
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    Re: At the going down of the sun...
    Reply #4 on: Nov 29, 2019, 11.14 pm
    Nov 29, 2019, 11.14 pm
    petethesheep. A fitting tribute. Congratulations.  :821: :158:
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    Re: At the going down of the sun...
    Reply #5 on: Nov 30, 2019, 08.51 am
    Nov 30, 2019, 08.51 am
    A nice tribute to our fallen heroes. I went to the Anzac beaches on my Trophy a few years ago and found it very moving. Now that was a ride out!

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    Re: At the going down of the sun...
    Reply #6 on: Nov 30, 2019, 09.20 am
    Nov 30, 2019, 09.20 am
     Nice tribute, petethesheep.
    Myself and 2 friends went to Ypre's in August, Belgium for a week. We stayed actually in Ypres, and went to the Menin Gate every night for the Last Post, such a humbling place.
    I added a photo of my bike at one of the cemeteries, sorry I can't remember the name, we did so many, and a photo of the Menin Gate.

       

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    Re: At the going down of the sun...
    Reply #7 on: Dec 01, 2019, 08.55 pm
    Dec 01, 2019, 08.55 pm
    Hi Wilko,

    Nice photos  :161: . There are so many Commonwealth war graves in that area. I found the number of graves quite overwhelming.
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