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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#16 Post by Hoggs » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:32 pm

You're going to end up doing the DAS sooner or later may as well do it now :lol:
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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#17 Post by Tango » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:36 pm

I'd go for the DAS, mate......bigger bikes tend to have more road presence, better brakes......and power in reserve to get you out of trouble if you need it......and any bike will only go as fast as you let it go....... :wink: And bigger bikes are better for pillion too......well, some are better for pillion! ....... :wink: :lol:
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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#18 Post by geofferz » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:51 pm

Welcome! £300 for a DAS is dirt cheap. Does it include the CBT? I forget whether they usually do or don't. If you've got your heart set on an 1100 then don't settle for a 125 - go the whole erm hog.

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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#19 Post by filsgreen » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:10 pm

Thanks, Tango and Geofferz, for your advice. Although I think you misread my previous post, Geofferz, I don't intend to get an 1100. :D I don't think it includes the CBT. :?

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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#20 Post by geofferz » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:39 am

Ah yes I misread...

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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#21 Post by JRH » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:19 am

filsgreen wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:10 pm
Thanks, Tango and Geofferz, for your advice. Although I think you misread my previous post, Geofferz, I don't intend to get an 1100. :D I don't think it includes the CBT. :?
NO You do need 1100+ easier ride for you and the pillion. :wink:
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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#22 Post by filsgreen » Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:47 pm

I'm sorry, I am, after all a newbie, I most certainly stand corrected :D :-D

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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#23 Post by filsgreen » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:03 pm

Just been on to Bikerz in Liverpool and spoke to a helpful chap called, Ian. He said it was £95 for CBT. £300 for 4 x 2hr lessons and use of bike. I would have to pay for all tests. So all together about £550. I asked if it would be cancelled for inclement weather; he said no :shock: that means I may get wet!!

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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#24 Post by geofferz » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:12 pm

filsgreen wrote:Just been on to Bikerz in Liverpool and spoke to a helpful chap called, Ian. He said it was £95 for CBT. £300 for 4 x 2hr lessons and use of bike. I would have to pay for all tests. So all together about £550. I asked if it would be cancelled for inclement weather; he said no :shock: that means I may get wet!!
Yep. Mine was cancelled once due to ice on the tarmac but that's rare I think. Riding in the wet is fine though.

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Re: Hello from Liverpool

#25 Post by mikestrivens » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:37 pm

geofferz wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:12 pm
... Riding in the wet is fine though.
Just stay clear of white lines and drain covers.
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