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Re: Hello!

Post by mthinesy » Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:39 pm

Thanks everyone. I'm in my prime (apparently) at 37, so straight to the bike boy bike.

The earliest date I could get for my theory here in Manchester was late November. I assume I can still learn but just not take the actual tests?

I'm aiming to get a bike next Spring, so do I get it all done this side of Christmas, or wait until early next year. Plus I can keep saving the pennies for what I want.

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Re: Hello!

Post by Six30 » Wed Sep 30, 2020 8:42 pm

XTreme wrote:
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Welcome 👍

Take no notice of @XTreme he left a 3rd world country and ended up in a Spanish dictatorship that is by his own posts almost completely abandoned or falling down, except for the odd drunken dago on his door step....


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Re: Hello!

Post by mthinesy » Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:20 pm

Just booked my DAS for my full A licence. Got 2 full days at the end of October, then my tests once the theory is done. Hoping for a cancellation as it currently for the end of November.

Hoping that the bigger bike is more stable than the little 125s. I'm 6 1" and do feel a little cramped on the smaller machines. I had a GSX-S125 for my CBT, had a very snatchy throttle, but did get used too it pretty well as the day went on. Are bigger engines similar, or easier to handle clutch/throttle for low speeds? Really can't wait to throw my leg over a bigger bike!

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Re: Hello!

Post by bonio » Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:42 pm

mthinesy wrote:
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:20 pm
Are bigger engines similar, or easier to handle clutch/throttle for low speeds? Really can't wait to throw my leg over a bigger bike!
Bigger bikes are a lot easier to ride than 125s! You''ll love it :thumb:
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Re: Hello!

Post by mthinesy » Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:24 pm

Woohoo, got my theory brought forward due to a cancellation. Got it next Tuesday, time to start revising!

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Re: Hello!

Post by onesea » Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:17 pm

mthinesy wrote:
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Woohoo, got my theory brought forward due to a cancellation. Got it next Tuesday, time to start revising!
Have you got an app? Actual questions and videos, just keep practicing until your confident...
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Re: Hello!

Post by mthinesy » Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:23 pm

Thoery test passed 8-) Now onto the practical stuff! Lessons booked for the end of this month, let's hope that restrictions don't scupper those plans...

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Re: Hello!

Post by mthinesy » Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:30 pm

Little update from me. Completed my MOD1 & MOD2 training over the weekend. Really enjoyed it all. Learning on an SV650, really nice bike. It's on my shortlist for sure....

MOD1 is next week, let's hope I keep my nerves that are already setting in!

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Re: Hello!

Post by bonio » Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:31 pm

mthinesy wrote:
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:30 pm
Little update from me. Completed my MOD1 & MOD2 training over the weekend. Really enjoyed it all. Learning on an SV650, really nice bike. It's on my shortlist for sure....

MOD1 is next week, let's hope I keep my nerves that are already setting in!
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