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Soon to be on two wheels!

#1 Post by Yamcat600 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:06 am

Evening all, not only am I new to this forum but I am new to biking, I am currently awaiting to do my theory test next Friday and then all being well start my direct access on Saturday! I have recently purchased a Yamaha thundercat for my first bike, I have everything ready to go, ( clothing, lid etc etc ) so would appreciate any tips advice. Please excuse any stupid questions that may come out my mouth at times but I literally am arookie to all this so I am relying on you lot to help.
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Re: Soon to be on two wheels!

#2 Post by rennie » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:05 am

Hello and Welcome :D
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#3 Post by MR_W » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:16 am

Great choice of bike. Just note the front end on them is a little soft so they dive more than you would expect on braking. However comfy as an armchair i found for riding 5 hours on a motorway.

If it hasn't got a double bubble screen i found one seriously improved the airflow.

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#4 Post by Yamcat600 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:27 am

MR_W wrote:Great choice of bike. Just note the front end on them is a little soft so they dive more than you would expect on braking. However comfy as an armchair i found for riding 5 hours on a motorway.

If it hasn't got a double bubble screen i found one seriously improved the airflow.

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#5 Post by Tango » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:48 am

Welcome to TMBF mate. ......... 8-)

Good, solid choice for a first bike..... 8-)
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#6 Post by Yamcat600 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:48 am

Tango wrote:Welcome to TMBF mate. ......... 8-)

Good, solid choice for a first bike..... 8-)
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#7 Post by Yamcat600 » Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:49 am

Tango wrote:Welcome to TMBF mate. ......... 8-)

Good, solid choice for a first bike..... 8-)
Just want to get my theory passed now so I can get in the road! It's killing havinging everything ready to go knowing I can't speed the process up, oh well I've waited years to do it a little longer won't hurt


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#8 Post by Arwen » Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:06 am

Welcome to the forum. Good luck with the training and tests!
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#9 Post by NeilM » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:13 pm

Hello n welcome

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#10 Post by JRH » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:55 am

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#11 Post by Hoggs » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:19 am

hello and welcome!

the hazard perception part of the test is dumb so hunt out some free online tests just so you can figure out how it works! clicking too early won't score you points so a few clicks per hazard are required :roll:

good luck keep us updated :thumb:
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#12 Post by Yamcat600 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:27 pm

Passed my theory and hazards and perception this morning with flying colours


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#13 Post by Arwen » Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:32 pm

Congrats!
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#14 Post by Yamcat600 » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:18 pm

Hoggs wrote:hello and welcome!

the hazard perception part of the test is dumb so hunt out some free online tests just so you can figure out how it works! clicking too early won't score you points so a few clicks per hazard are required :roll:

good luck keep us updated :thumb:
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#15 Post by Picollus » Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:59 pm

:cheers: congrats! :cheers:
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