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Dimi's New Ride!

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Dimitra V5, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. After a long spell of being bike less, I mustered up the courage to throw a leg over a bigger bike. In 18months of searching, the field had narrowed to only but a few. So with Diego (Jake) and Sunshine Boy (Mark) as the faithful bike fashionistas we headed out for a day of serious shopping. The step was taken the test ride done and my heart was set on the shape of a Ducati M695.

    Metro Honda in Ringwood had just that bike, 2,500ks on the clock, first registered in Feb 2008 and in just the right colour – black with red frame (red makes it go faster!). A short test ride by me, Jake and Mark giving it the thumbs up and there were smiles upon the faces of all. I shook the piggy bank and shake it hard I did. I knew to have this bike each penny would be spent and then some. So after 1 week of negotiating, the deal was done and I became the proud owner of the Ducati. Ofcourse the preload has been perfectectly adjusted to suit my personal lil frame and allow both feet on the ground :grin:

    So BIG thank you to my “bike pimps†Jake, Mark for taking the time to look at bikes and take me out as a pillion on the Aprilia’s. Big thanks to Scumbag for ensuring the bike was to his satisfaction. :cool:

    THANK YOU to Metro Honda Ringwood, Thank you! Glenn, John & John! I’m a very happy girl - THANK YOU! I’ll be back again for the accessories and have every faith in you being the best dealership who actually want to sell you the right bike – not just any bike!

    So Netriders when you’re looking for your next bike and/or accessories, I highly recommend Metro Honda Ringwood for anything you need. Go and see Glenn, Brian and John (both John’s) they really are the best in business.

    See you out there on a ride sometime.



    Ciao ciao
    Dimitra V5
    :biker:
    Honorary member of Virago country!
     
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  2. Nice, put up some pics, quickly, otherwise you'll have to suffer to wrath of Ktulu!!!
     
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  3. Nice one Dimi, I'll keep an ear out for you thundering past Cruickshank park!
     
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  4. Patience Guru photos will come in time... Ktulu will be appeased :wink:

    you betcha Loz - you'll hear me blast past :p
     
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  5. Congrats Dimi.

    Lovely to see you back on two wheels. :)
     
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  6. Big congrats, Dimi!
    I bought from Metro too - top guys :grin:
     
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  7. Congrats mate ..
    Don't take to long posting up pics. Klutu is not known for his patience in this area. :p
     
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  8. Keeeeewl, Duke huh :-k sure bets a Vespa with your 2 pussycats at the controls :LOL:
    Congrats Dimi. Lovely ride :wink: +1 on the snaps
     
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  9. Congrats Dimi

    Nice to see another person with great taste in bikes.

    Matt
     
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  10. Yay Dimi
     
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  11. Hush Hush Dimi. Me and Deyago are trying to develop a reputation as hard arsed bastards and you have gone and ruined it by saying how noice we are. Now I am going to have to spray some newbie learner for asking a simple question about safety gear.

    On a serious note, congratulations. A big thank you should go to Ringwood Honda/Ducati. The bike was filthy when we test rode it, but after it was put through the Scumbag ringer, and 92 hours of polishing later, it looked like a brand new bike. Top effort to everyone out there, and I recommend any purchase from there. I can now throw the cowl back on the big yellow Ape and flash the V's at any further requests for pillion duties. Unless another nice girls asks...
     
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  12. Foolly sick Dimi!

    Chairlady and I are stoked that the bike is home and in your shed. Looking forward to hearing that big-twin rumble soon.
     
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  13. Hurry up, snotface!
     
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  14. kaloriziko ;)
     
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  15. There he is!! Its all over for you now Dimi! lol
     
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  16. I have to concur. It's taken me ages to develop the Western-Suburbs-Meataxe persona and it's been effectively reduced to nice-man-takes-pretty-lady-bike-shopping-type-guy - feck! Now I must start insulting noobs and R1 riders and using -> :roll: <- a lot.:twisted:

    Dimi managed to get herself a real gem of a bike. The boys at Metro Honda really did do the best they could to give her a great deal. I used to work with John Rigoni when he was still in the finance trade and know he operates with integrity and honesty and would recommend him and Metro to anyone - not something I would usually say about many people.

    Now that's been said.....



    Truth be told, I only did it to get a ride of a 1098S - and it was worth it!
    Also, the 695 is a great little bike but if anyone tells me Ducatis are better than Aprilias I'll smash yez faces in... an stuff.*




    *Meataxe persona restored
     
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  17. Congratulations Dimi

    :dance: very exciting news!

    Look forward to seeing you out there...i'll be the one drooling :LOL:
     
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  18. Grats Dimi. :grin:
    everybody is getting new bikes but me... :(
     
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  19. Still no pics.


    Crap thread is crap.
     
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  20. Mark and Jake put their hands up to 'test ride' an Italian Vtwin.. Who'd a thunk it.

    Congrats on the new bike Dimi, hope you get many enjoyable years riding riding from it.
     
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