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#1 Post by RAYK47 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:46 pm

Hi all

New member, 40ish (cough) years old. Just done CBT. Own a Honda CB125 F (17). Will be looking to do full license probably spring /summer time. Want to get some practice on this first but already that bling of next bike (very much like the CB650). But like I said the wife won't sanction that yet.

Not really looking for any advice at this time but looking forward to learning.

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#2 Post by RAYK47 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:07 pm

Not sure where bling came from on that post. :?

Anyway I love the look of the CB650 but I have time fall for any number of bikes before I can ride one that size. Hoping that pottering about on the 125 should see me in good stead for the full license within 6-9 months.

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#3 Post by mikestrivens » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:27 pm

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#4 Post by Bender » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:38 pm

Wait till you get on a bigger bike on das, you will probably start looking at things you didn't dream of lol

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#5 Post by geofferz » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:47 pm

Welcome. Bling bling baby!
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#6 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:49 pm

Hello,

Sounds like a plan. I think if you can do it on a 125 you can definitely do it on a bigger bike.

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#7 Post by RAYK47 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:17 pm

Cheers for the warm welcome.

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#8 Post by mikestrivens » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:28 pm

You will probably need more than one bike, just to be forewarned
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#9 Post by RAYK47 » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:59 pm

mikestrivens wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:28 pm
You will probably need more than one bike, just to be forewarned
I fear you could be right Mike, one step at a time though. 😂

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#10 Post by geofferz » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:07 pm

mikestrivens wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:28 pm
You will probably need more than one bike, just to be forewarned
I'm sorry but that's simply not true - a preowned R1 can take you anywhere you need to go, in style and on time.
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#11 Post by JRH » Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:20 pm

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#12 Post by RantMachine » Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:04 am

geofferz wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:07 pm
mikestrivens wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:28 pm
You will probably need more than one bike, just to be forewarned
I'm sorry but that's simply not true - a preowned R1 can take you anywhere you need to go, in style and on time.
Not without some specialised tyres and a bit of modification!
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#13 Post by rennie » Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:08 pm

Hello and Welcome :D
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#14 Post by Tango » Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:23 pm

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