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Discussion in 'Welcome!' started by Jonesy, May 18, 2020.

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    G'Day everyone
    I just bought my first Cruising bike a 2008 C109R , I haven't been riding for over 7 years due to crushed vertebrae in neck and lower back , because of a Sheila running a give sign.
    ( As the Shelia put it, A Give way signs is only a suggestions )

    I'm a bit nervous riding this new Beast but I've clockup 1217km so far, still getting use to the way it handles & riding position

    But got to say I'm loving it

    My previous bikes GSX1100s Katana, GSX1100SXZ, GSXR1000
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    Welcome mate. Glad to see your back on 2 wheels...:welcome::beer:
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    Welcome Jonesy, throw up some pics when you get a chance.
    Always welcome to drop in and buy a round..:beer:
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    Welcome Jonesy...!
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    I hope that the coppers told her that the fine for failing to give way was only a suggestion as well and took her licence and fined her big heaps instead. Stupid woman
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    Welcome mate, glad your back in the saddle.
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    I know the feeling mate, havent ridden for 40 odd years, bought a 1976 Hondamatic 750 late last year but it kept breaking down,and I wanted gears (auto Honda was two speed) so got a Boulevard C50 ...
    Like riding a bike they say, ya never forget ,but it does take a bit to retrain the brain, the amount of cockheads out there tappin away on phones FFS...

    Dont rush it mate, I am getting a new hydro clutch from crew on this joint, so I aint in no rush...

    vik... and welcome...
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    welcome Jonesy.
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    Thank you all... For the warm welcome

    @Buffalo114, Nope the coppers couldn't take her licence... As she was driving unlicensed in a unregistered vehicle... The thing that sucked the most was I didn't get any compensation... Just many years of physiotherapy & doctors bills and the saddest thing of all... One completely totalled unrepairable classic motorcycle may she rest in peace my beautiful katana .

    @vik351 Glad to hear ya back riding after 40 years.... And yep totally agree with ya... about it takes a bit to retrain the brain... & the number of cockheads & Bimbo's out there with nothing between the ears.

    Yep definitely not going to rush it just going to cruise and enjoy my time back on two wheels
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    I got cleaned up by a senior citizen back in the 70's on my K2 750 four, did a U turn in front of me,bang straight into his front wheel (90 deg to me) My handle bars actually turned in the triple tree as I did a somersault over it's Austin and landed on the road.

    He smacked his nut into the window,ambo called cops, my back and knee ,ouch, but okish, ambos "you ok come in for a check"

    Dickhead superman here says "Nah, I'm ok, she'll be right" limping... Didnt know the ropes ,in my teens, my knee is still fcuked and back, didnt get a zack out of the old turd, wrote off my bike ,his old bomb, and cos he lived in a Salvation Army Old Folks home, his pension paid for that and I got zilch...

    Shoulda gone in the ambo, oooh me back, oooh me knee (swollen up to buggery by now) and I would have got some sort of compo...???

    live and learn... the hard way... Even had my headlight on which was "uncool " for them days, the usual "I didnt see ya"

    How many time ya hear that...???

    vik...