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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#46 Post by Hoggs » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:30 pm

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a lot better than I was before I think.
I agree! Wow it's like a different rider! More confident, I feel you're thinking more about your position on bends and corners too. :thumb:

(Also because of the style and town environment,watching these makes me feel like I'm doing a Hazard Awareness Test I keep trying to click :lol: )
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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#47 Post by Westbeef » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:46 pm

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Pedestrian in your video about 3/4 through it .... sure he had trainers and jeans on , should of pulled up and told him to go home and perhaps slap him about a bit :D
Don’t tell me you wear shoes with jeans? :lol:
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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#48 Post by SlowBusa » Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:52 pm

Thats a LOT more confident!

And you have the Revs up higher than before

Glad you sorted a good instructor now

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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#49 Post by Six30 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:01 pm

Westbeef wrote:
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Pedestrian in your video about 3/4 through it .... sure he had trainers and jeans on , should of pulled up and told him to go home and perhaps slap him about a bit :D
Don’t tell me you wear shoes with jeans? :lol:
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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#50 Post by BigHeavy1095 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:06 pm

Six30 wrote:
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Pedestrian in your video about 3/4 through it .... sure he had trainers and jeans on , should of pulled up and told him to go home and perhaps slap him about a bit :D
That's just someone born in Walsall. They all look like idiots :lol: glad I'm originally from a much better place :lol:

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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#51 Post by BigHeavy1095 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:08 am

Theory taken and passed today :D

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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#52 Post by SlowBusa » Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:21 am

Well Done :thumb:

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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#53 Post by JRH » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:38 am

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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#54 Post by BigHeavy1095 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:54 am

Cheers guys, getting mod 1 booked on Tuesday. Hopefully the wait isn't too long or he can get me a cancellation slot. Itching to get a bigger bike now :lol:

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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#55 Post by SidG » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:28 pm

Well done on the pass! Passed Mod 2 a few weeks ago and just got my first big bike. I'm also not the most confident rider and have only been out by myself a couple of times in the last few weekends. Only done about 80 miles but each time out it gets better as I'm sure it will for you. I'm in Streetly, so not far from you. If the weekend weather is dry and you want to ride or any advice from my experience of mod 1 and 2 let me know. Cheers and good luck!

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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#56 Post by BigHeavy1095 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:42 pm

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Well done on the pass! Passed Mod 2 a few weeks ago and just got my first big bike. I'm also not the most confident rider and have only been out by myself a couple of times in the last few weekends. Only done about 80 miles but each time out it gets better as I'm sure it will for you. I'm in Streetly, so not far from you. If the weekend weather is dry and you want to ride or any advice from my experience of mod 1 and 2 let me know. Cheers and good luck!
Thanks for the offer, can't ride my own bike at the moment as I had a off a few days ago and the bars are bent, waiting for my new bars to arrive. I usually work weekends but if I get one free I'll let you know.

Honestly I think I've got the mod1 stuff sorted and my instructor said I have too, reckons we've practiced it so much I shouldn't get any minors :lol: the avoidance maneuver is the one I get shaky on so hopefully I don't mess up on the day :lol:
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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#57 Post by MR_W » Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:52 pm

Well done for sticking with it. Just makes it all the more rewarding.
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Re: Lost all confidence in riding.....

#58 Post by Bender » Tue Feb 13, 2018 8:01 pm

Well done, its much better to have something to aim for, hope it all goes well, but if it not don't worry just do it again, you seem to be much more upbeat about everything now :D
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