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Buy a bike and get divorced

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by MRSeBUNNY, Jan 27, 2016.

  1. Hi all, so this is a rather stange thing to hear from a female I'm sure, but my wonderful husband to be and I are getting married in a few months and I've declared that I want to buy my very first bike.... he said if I do the wedding is off hahahaha.
    So as much as I love him, I'm looking at purchasing a Honda VT 400.
    I have seen a few reasonably priced and I'm happy to buy a second hand model, is there anything I should be aware with buying a second hand bike .. eg how many k's its done?


     
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  2. Uncle GregUncle Greg is probably the best one here for that sort of advice.

    Hi and welcome to the forum :playful:
     
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  3. well
    where do I start

    tell him to grow up
    and if he refuses to
    tell him to fcuk off

    by the way
    do you make nice cake?
     
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  4. Welcome to NR...

    :D
     
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  5. #5 MRSeBUNNY, Jan 27, 2016
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    Thank you :)


    Hahahaha love it, he's pretty good... I told him to go buy a boat lol...

    Cake...? I Guess ... but I'd rather be riding a bike ; )
     
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  6. Howdy and welcome to NR. Regardless of whether you make nice cake, if a bike is something you want, then go forth and enjoy. Me personally? I don't bake. :happy:
     
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  7. what are your thoughts on soup then?
     
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  8. #8 MRSeBUNNY, Jan 27, 2016
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    Thank you :)

    Meh its okay when nanna makes it... you like food Uncle Greg?
     
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  9. ooh yeah
     
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  10. Hahahahah thanks ... what do you ride?
     
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  11. VTR250 for now MRSeBUNNYMRSeBUNNY . The VT400 is a nice looking cruiser by the way. As for your original question, see if you can't take someone with you to view the bike. I took a chance on both my first bike and my second. The first was a good buy. The second one, I missed a few things. But I threw money at it and hey presto!....the things went away.
     
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  12. I know a few people that ride, but I'm not sure if they have the mechanical mind to be able to suss it out for me. I just dont want to buy a lemon...

    Ive concentrated more on looking for a bike than I have on wedding preparations hahaha
     
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  13. Good start. A girl's got to have her priorities right!
     
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  14. Hahaha should start with my RE's lol but wanted to learn on the bike I was going to be riding... have riden before but only dirt bikes
     
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  15. Then you're one up on me. Never rode dirt bikes, just horses. I hope you've sat on the bike of your choice. I was convinced that an XV250 Virago cruiser was for me. And then I sat on it and it took about 30 seconds to realise that this was not the bike for me. Sit on others as well to get a feel for what might suit you best. It also helps if you're not vertically challenged, like me.
     
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  16. I went down to the local bike store and had a look around, I did take a seat on the vt and just fell in love. Its much bigger than I realised.
    Its quiet low to the ground too, I'm not as you say vertically challenged hahaha I am 5'10 but found it really comfortable to sit on.

    How long have you been riding?
     
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  17. Almost 12 months and racked up almost 10,000 kms I've just realised. OMG, 5'10......crying here!

    There's plenty of threads about what to look for when buying a second hand bike. So have a look around and explore the site. There's a search function up top. Learn lots and good luck with it. It's a whole new world.
     
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  18. Pretty simple, ditch the ball and chain, use the wedding money on a bike...find a real man!
     
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  19. welcome aboard :) good luck with the search for a bike
     
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  20. My 2 cents worth, number of K's not as important (within reason) as a good service history record. Obviously if possible still get it looked over. Incase you're not sure, this logic can be used for acquiring a bike or a husband :p
     
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