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Offline Telbert78

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Hello from Winchester!
on: September 30, 2018, 07:45:42 AM
Passed my test on the 20th September so what bike did I opt for? S 1000 XR of course :0)

Took it in the motorsport colours with upgraded tailpipe, she’s a beast!

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Re: Hello from Winchester!
Reply #1 on: September 30, 2018, 11:55:30 AM
 :001: :001:  Great choice, Keep us informed and look forward to your input.
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Re: Hello from Winchester!
Reply #2 on: September 30, 2018, 01:58:01 PM
Welcome Telbert.   :002:

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Re: Hello from Winchester!
Reply #3 on: September 30, 2018, 08:40:38 PM
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What a bike to have as your first one!  :062:
Avoiding depression is easy - ride your bike as often as possible

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Re: Hello from Winchester!
Reply #4 on: September 30, 2018, 08:49:51 PM
Please use caution. This is too much for a beginer, but if you keep your head, a great bike to grow into.
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Re: Hello from Winchester!
Reply #5 on: October 01, 2018, 07:12:24 AM
I disagree with it being too much for a beginner (if sensible) in all but one area and that's weight and moving it around at slow speeds. Its a pussycat once moving but its not the easiest bike I have ridden at low speeds. I find the big bars mean my body weight can end up in the wrong place when doing u-turns etc. Its also quite top heavy at slow speeds

Other than that its pretty darn easy to ride.

Though I would say something like a Street Triple would probably improve your riding faster :)