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Do you ride a motorbike?

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by vagabanjo, Oct 16, 2016.

  1. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    putt-putt..vroom-vroom...same nation, different tribes @Fenn

    PTW is the name of the game..
    we all ride under the same sky.
     
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    Well done now enjoy the freedom on motorbike
     
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  3. Rockman

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    To everyone Ride motorbike scooter Will be nice to meet up at some point near future for drink.
     
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  4. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @Rockman

    Nice idea...and probably this group has the best chance of doing that .:D

    I guess locations make sense to find somewhere central for all

    I wonder if some normal bike run locations would make some sense ?

    The ones I know

    Striking out for me puts the ace on my doorstep almost,
    Box hill a little jaunt into the country.

    Alton & loonies a decent run out.

    Access to others has me within an easy ride distance to the start of the M1/M4/M25
    So anywhere else is just a matter of weather and saddle time.
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m in South Wales. Glorious riding roads here :)
     
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  6. Rockman

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    Yes Box hill's it's ok for me
     
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  7. Fenn

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    I live 10 minutes from boxhill hehe, but wales would be a great excuse to test outmy new temporay bike
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  9. Fenn

    Fenn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Suzuki v-strom dl1000

    Its like riding on a cloud, so comfy, i couldnt help it
     
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  10. Fenn

    Fenn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I never expected to but im loving harleys, theyare so pretty, when the weather is rubbish I could just look at it but will use the Suzuki for my commuting
     
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  11. urbanracer

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    You just passed your test and you bought a 1 litre bike?
     
  12. Fenn

    Fenn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Errr yeah, its like sitting on an angry dragon lol

    I am taking it very easy, hard to tell what gear its in, pretty much live in second gear lol, getting used to it though, the steady stuff is fine, its the gaps in taffic entering busy roads that are a bit scarey, I cant drive aggressively on it or ill be watching it dissapear into the distance from my seated on the road position

    Looking on the brightside, diabetes is no longer the biggest risk to my life :)


    Edit: 125cc to 135bhp is only 10 different right?
     
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  13. Rockman

    Rockman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yep only little bit fast
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Correct, except when you hit warp speed..( and you will...WHHEEEEEEEE :D:D:D )

    And remember the wrist controls the twist.;)

    OR as i tell the missus...
    Scream IF you want to FASTER...:happy:
    (punches to the kidneys means go slower... apparently.:sorry: )
     
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    Shes having none of it! But my youngest (15) wants a go on the back, I have said once ive bought her full protective gear she can, I bought myself a cool new helmet today so she just needs the clothes now, thatll give me time to get better before I let her on hehe
     
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    Lots of cheap ladies bike stuff on facebook marketplace and ebay at the moment so you don't have to spend a fortune to get kitted out. If she doesn't like it then you won't have spent too much.

    I've got new bike now so spent the last 6 months replacing bits of kit that have deteriorated, my boots fell apart on the day I collected my new (used) bike.

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    Nice looking motorbike summer it's on the way.
     
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    Good article, thanks for pointing it out.
     
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    Lordy100 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Safely tucked up in the garage but give me a sunny dry day and it will be out :)
     
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