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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Reece » Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:56 pm

Congratulations mate. One step left to go. Who did you have for the Mod 1 training?



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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Bungleaio » Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:21 pm

Cheers mate. Andy did the training but I also got tips from Dan and Tom for the UK turns. Ian took me for my test.

I think I've nearly had all the instructors at shires assist me at some point now!
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Reece » Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:15 pm

Definitely sounds like you've had nearly all the instructors there lol. You sticking with the MT07 for the mod 2 training and test?

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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Bungleaio » Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:20 pm

Yeah I'm getting my monies worth.

I'll be sticking with the MT07, I really like it and it's the bike that caught my eye even before I did my CBT. I really like the grey and fluorescent yellow paint scheme. If I can manage it I'd love to get one of my own once I've finished my training.
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Reece » Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:28 pm

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Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:20 pm
Yeah I'm getting my monies worth.

I'll be sticking with the MT07, I really like it and it's the bike that caught my eye even before I did my CBT. I really like the grey and fluorescent yellow paint scheme. If I can manage it I'd love to get one of my own once I've finished my training.
Definitely be a cracking first bike. I liked the MT07 but naturally preferred the CB650F for the in line 4 engine and slightly higher seat height.

When you pass your mod 2 and get a bike, we'll have to arrange a ride out as there seems to be a number of locals signing up on here lately.

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Post by Bungleaio » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:21 pm

That would be cool. There may be a little break between mod 2 and getting a bike but I'll update on here.
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Bungleaio » Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:16 pm

No real update apart from the wait for my mod 2 training and test is nearly over. Training on Monday and test on Tuesday morning. It feels like ages since I did the Mod 1 test.

I've been having a think about what bike to get and I still haven't made my mind up, i've been looking at all sorts on autotrader/mcn/ebay/gumtree and there's loads of options. I've also had a look and sat on and ER6F at a dealer which was alright, I still prefer the MT07 but they are more money.

I shall update on Tuesday with the outcome.
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by madcow87 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:05 pm

Best of luck to ya mate! Im sure you'll be fine!!
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by bud » Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:49 pm

Yeah good luck with the test

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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Reece » Sun Aug 20, 2017 3:56 pm

Good luck mate.

Focus on the mod 2 training and test then worry about bike choices afterwards.

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Post by Bungleaio » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:54 pm

Better look next time. Made a couple of silly mistakes, no serious faults but 3 mimors for rear observation and it was game over. I knew the result before he told me and I agree with him.

I don't think it will be until the end of September until I can have another crack at it.
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by madcow87 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:19 pm

Ah mate!! Better look next time, if you know the problem you know how to fix it at least. Just a waiting game for another shot. I guess the rest of the ride went well?
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Bungleaio » Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:24 pm

Cheers mate, I'm gutted but I completely agree with the examiner, I'm not sure why but I went to pieces which is unusual for me as I enjoy being in a test situation.

The thing that annoys me most is when I will be able to try again, I'm stacked out at work so taking time out is awkward at the moment. I'm going to keep in regular contact with the training school to see if they can get me in as soon as possible.

On a positive note it gives me more time to save for a bike.
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Hoggs » Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:46 pm

bad luck mate, sure you'll nail it on the next one.
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Re: Hi from leicester

Post by Picollus » Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:48 pm

Unlucky fella. Sometimes nerves get to people so don't let it get you down. Rock on, best of luck for next time around and stick to the positives, like having longer to save! :)
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