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Do you ride a motorbike?

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

  1. Fenn

    Fenn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Very good thanks, lovely machine you have there :) only bike riders understand why dogs stick their heads out the window huh
     
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    Never seen a dog with a full face crash helmet ;)
     
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  3. Prem51

    Prem51 Type 2 · Expert

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    Maybe not full face, but....

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  4. danr79

    danr79 Type 1 · Member

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    What do you guys ride?
     
  5. urbanracer

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    GPZ1100 (when it's running). Slumming it in my air conditioned Nissan at the moment,
     
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    Hello, my bf loves motorbikes and last summer we were looking at the Honda Fireblade in black (it was a new release), we've been drooling since. :hilarious: We were also considering getting a cute little Honda Grom because I have to start off slow. :D
     
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    1996 Speed Triple and a Suzuki SV650 :cool:
     
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  8. jjraak

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    box hill ?

    and hi @danr79 ...aprilia, right ?
    both nice.. in different ways..:)
     
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  9. Fenn

    Fenn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Newlands Corner, I am at Boxhill most of the time though, give me a shout if you are heading down, Ill buy a fellow diabetic a coffee :)
     
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  10. danr79

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  11. danr79

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    That’s my other whip
     
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  12. danr79

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    Aprilia is correct!
     
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  13. Fenn

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    2E7AF1BD-AD01-47E0-90EC-07F83394FC4D.jpeg Nice Danr

    I have this of a similar ilk
    But better of course hehe
     
  14. Fenn

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    But always choose the cruiser, the duc just sits in the launch pad
     
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  15. Fenn

    Fenn Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I also have a pan european for winter salt
     
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  16. danr79

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    Not a cruiser guy I get them though
     
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  17. MangosteenElbow

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    I'm planning a trip to Vietnam which includes an off road bike tour.

    There's a few blogs about travel there (by those with T1).

    Thinking about storing NovoRapid cartridges and back up Lantis pen during air travel and motorbiking off road with limited amenities during overnighting at homestays ... insulin-specific flasks seem best for longer temperature control and protection, as well as likely to be OK to take onboard flights.

    They have mixed reviews online, so it's not clear if they are good or dodgy.
    It will be too late to find out when I'm horizontal in a flowing stream I failed to cross with a 150cc Honda, 3 days out of Hanoi.

    I have used Frio packs for short term protection against hotter weather but that is not going to be useful for cool/warm fluctuations and a couple of weeks' supplies.

    Any experience with this challenge or equipment?
     
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  18. Rockman

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    I ride Yamaha MT07 Tracer IMG_20191116_143614.jpeg
     
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    Lol, I don’t to be honest no offense but I hate them because
    1. There very dangerous, some people die just by falling off.
    2. The only protection you are required is helmet. I know I cycle but with cycling you going a lot slower speed.
    3. There’s a lot of accidents with motorbikes and all the ones I’ve read cause serious injury or death
    4. There way too noisy.

    These are just a few points
     
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  20. jjraak

    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    And yet...
    Far too many cyclist have been squashed under lorries in London, yet that doesn't make it a dangerous activity.?

    And not withstanding the idiot cyclists, starting with the one who killed a lady crossing the road just because he thought a speed that fast was 'cool' because hitting a human being at a slow speed like 30mph perhaps wouldn't be fatal...Muppet.

    It's all relative.
    What some find scary and frightening.
    Other find an acceptables risk and ok.

    If being injured or hurt bothers you so much
    Why even leave the house..?
    As burglars might creep in, earthquakes might happen and asteroids would never know it was your house they hit... Would they.

    Childbirth is dangerous yet your family proceeded with it... Do you think they were wrong to take the risks.,.?

    Lighten up, life is full of danger.
    Just because it's not for you, but other things are ok, with it
    Didn't make you right, it
    Just makes you a tad chicken little...

    Cycle safe
    Be aware
    Watch out for lorries.
    Be safe.
     
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