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Dying to ride!!!

Discussion in 'New Riders and Riding Tips' at netrider.net.au started by grug, Nov 8, 2004.

  1. Hey folks, fairly new round here. Caught the bike bug a while a go and am dying to get riding! :LOL: Doing my learners course next monday/tuesday and then going test riding! I'm pretty keen on getting a cruiser but still not sure where to start? Anyone had a first cruiser they would highly reccommend? I do like Honda's. :D


     
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  2. i know what u mean by dying to ride
    ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh


    welcome to the forum
     
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  3. my uncle has just decided to sell his 81 Z250B if you're interested. kinda like the older CB250s and the likes. drop me a PM if your interested and i'll tell you a bit more about the mitey Z :LOL:
     
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  4. V, Vi, Vir, Vira, Viraaaaahhhhh, Viirragooooo!!!!!

    Well, worked for me! :)

    Check out Voyager, he's got one! (Hopefully with less chicken strips by the time I see him next :p )
     
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  5. Hi grug , welcome to the forum . Cant help u with the cruiser (never owned 1) but u like hondas , so u will fit in just nicely here . :D
     
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  6. Hi Grug,

    I got my L's about 3 months ago and have been riding a suzuki vl250 intruder. I'm 6'2'' so i was looking for a 250 cruiser with a bit of room and the vl250 was perfect. Very comfortable and hasn't given me any probs yet. Enough power too if you don't plan on going up hills ;)

    Good luck and happy cruiser hunting.
     
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  7. SHAME THE BRAKES DIDNT WORK!!!!!!!!!

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  8. Heya Grug,

    Welcome to the site. I'm afraid I can't help with any cruiser info, it's been years since I tried one. I do see stacks of Viragos around so they can't be all bad. Last time I tried one, it was in Thailand and it was a Kwaka Eliminator. Fun bike but I don't think they were released here, I may be wrong.
     
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  9. Werent they the EL250?
     
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  10. Know the feeling Grug. It's an addiction :D
     
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  11. well done on the BIG step into the world of freedom.


    isn't there a small cruiser called a VIAGRA ?? i hear you feel a little STIFF after riding one...........

    Cheers ratty ( aka Paul )
     
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  12. Heya,

    Welcome aboard... Have fun and stay safe


    Lisa :twisted:
     
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  13. Thanx for all the help guys! Got a few more ideas now.
     
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  14. Welcome, happy cruiser hunting.
     
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  15. and what might these new ideas be??

    maybe we can talk you out of them if they are way too silly :p
     
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  16. Hey Grug.

    If you like Hondas (Don't we all) and are looking for a second hand cruiser style bike, what about the Honda Rebel?
     
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  17. I'm thinking a VT250c, a Rebel, or a Shadow TA200?
     
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  18. Tsk! tsk! tsk! they do if you apply them!
     
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  19. Hi Grug,
    I ride a Honda CB 250 & they also use these at MTA in Dandenong (Vic) for Learner's & licence testing! My bike Bond is gr8 & compensates really well for the crappy rider he's had to deal with while I've been learning again! Many experienced riders talked fondly of their time starting out on a CB 250 & maintenance is dead easy I've learn't to do lots of it myself! Best advice is to test ride as many as you can b4 you make a final decision!
     
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