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Hi fellow bikers.

#1 Post by Smithers » Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:47 pm

I'm glad to see an active biker forum and not everyone has migrated to facebook and other similar media. I've never had any social media accounts except one or two biker forums in the past. I prefer to have a life and not constantly checking up on who my new friend is??
My current bike is Honda NC750x manual transmission. I wasn't too keen on it at first but have grown to really like it now. I've had many bikes in the past, English, American, Czech, and Japanese. All have been good in their day but my current bike tops the list on fuel economy for it's size.
I hope to meet some similar Honda nerds on this forum.
Cheers,
S.

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#2 Post by mikestrivens » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:03 pm

Hello and welcome, from a Triumph nerd. But there are plenty of Honda owners here as well.
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#3 Post by rennie » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:17 pm

Hello and Welcome :D
Ian.

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#4 Post by xMachina » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:18 pm

Welcome aboard! :thumb:

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#5 Post by Six30 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:26 pm

:thumb: .
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#6 Post by skyrider » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:58 pm

Hi :cheers:

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#7 Post by MikeHorton » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:28 pm

Hi smithers glad you like your nc I don't own one but do think they are great and unique, I know many slate them but I think it's a great bike mate

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#8 Post by geofferz » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:29 pm

What Czech bikes are there?!
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#9 Post by JRH » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:34 pm

Hi and welcome
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#10 Post by JRH » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:37 pm

geofferz wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:29 pm
What Czech bikes are there?!
CZ and Jawa probably more.
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#11 Post by sillyoldman » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:38 pm

Hello and welcome

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#12 Post by Marino » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:39 pm

:thumb: welcome

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#13 Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:33 pm

mikestrivens wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:03 pm
Hello and welcome, from a Triumph nerd. But there are plenty of Honda owners here as well.
And some of us have a foot in both camps....welcome.
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#14 Post by Smithers » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:58 am

geofferz wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:29 pm
What Czech bikes are there?!
I had a couple of MZ's. Old fashioned plodders but great reliability.

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#15 Post by Speedy23 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:06 pm

Smithers wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:58 am
geofferz wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:29 pm
What Czech bikes are there?!
I had a couple of MZ's. Old fashioned plodders but great reliability.
MZ (E.Germany) were at the top of the Eastern European food chain, then Jawa/CZ (Czech), then the Russian stuff like IZH, Ural and Dnepr. Must admit, if I could find a nice Ural combo, I could be tempted. The MZs were sadly underated - with decent tyres on 'em, they would out-handle most small Japanese bikes of the time.....I had a TS250.
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