19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby Pieter Huizinga » 21 Jan 2013, 11:27

Keith Legge wrote:Do you know where they are going Pieter?

Belgium, Germany, UK are mentioned. Especially popular are the Scandinavian countries.
And, the traditional emigration destinations: Canada, Australia, New Zealand.

Edit: Not France but UK. Sorry.
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby Keith Legge » 21 Jan 2013, 11:41

Interesting i was wondering if there was one destination but maybe anywhere will do? :(
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby Andi Archer » 21 Jan 2013, 13:47

I wish we had some Keep of the Grass signs near the Channel Tunnel :lol:
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby mbrST1100 » 21 Jan 2013, 14:13

Keith Legge wrote:Do you know where they are going Pieter?

Probably anywhere above seal level... ;)
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby Forest 1100 » 22 Jan 2013, 00:16

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Keith Legge wrote:Do you know where they are going Pieter?

Probably anywhere above seal level... ;)


Didn't know you had a seal problem in the Netherlands, Pieter? :lol:
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby Pieter Huizinga » 22 Jan 2013, 01:13

We don't. All we have is a problem with Austrians with thick fingers. :roflol:
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby mbrST1100 » 22 Jan 2013, 09:47

About half of the Netherlands would be flooded if not for the dams, common pun around the ST crowd to ask '...so tell me, how is riding below the sea...?' :D

Besides this are they the second largest mass after them Germans to clog roads during tourist seasons, this is not just a transit, its literally a migration...
Jamming around with their caravans is a trademark, somehow deeply connected to their owner's national pride as cheese eaters to clock like 80kph on the left lane of motorways and such...
Same symptomatology in riding, you'll never see one Dutch on a bike all by himself, that would be against the law of physics about cohesion, it must be at least be a minimum group of 25 individuals, in slow moving pace causing havoc on winding alpine roads (just as their customs in handling oversized caravans bolted to inferior underpowered car up there, on which the stench of burning clutch linings and overheated brake pads carried through the summer breeze would at least give some advanced warning though…)
Particular notorious is the tail man of such groups, easily identified by a nuke-yellow vest with ROADCAPTAIN embroidered across the back, constantly maintaining his track in the oncoming lane, not so much for having a head on collision, more in an attempt to assure that no one would come to the idea of passing that obnoxious slow convoy, an act obviously seen as an intrusion of 'Dutch territory', resulting in diplomatic crisis anywhere all around the world...
But as former mariners their more used to sail barques, thus obviously not very agile when it comes to road navigation, so gunning by such a moving roadblock is relatively easy to perform, for the occasional arising dog-fights on routes like the Stelvio, additional armament with loud horns is advisable though...
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby Keith Legge » 22 Jan 2013, 09:58

:yikes: :nuke: :boxing: :bigpop:
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby Pieter Huizinga » 22 Jan 2013, 10:34

Martin has a point. The "NL" on our license plate stands for "Nur Links".
Even within Holland that routinely comes out as #1 in "Most irritating driver habits" surveys.
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Re: 19 Honda STs on a OzSTOC Queensland RTE

Postby mbrST1100 » 22 Jan 2013, 12:09

Only observation Keith, I'm sure you've similar in the Mid- and Highlands when the large cities get abandoned for the holidays.
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