Hi, I'm a Sydney based L plater getting around on a '95 GS500. I'm in my second year holding a learner's permit and just finished my first week of actually owning a bike. Other than a couple of weeks on a scooter in Bali that's the sum total of my on road experience. I'm loving the GS, just seems to go where it's pointed, although I'm hardly pushing it hard. I've been getting a ride in every day, in the patches of sun we've been getting. The first couple of hundred Ks on my "new" bike have exposed a few mechanical niggles, and I'm looking forward to having something to tinker with. Used to do all my own work on my first car, moved on to more reliable vehicles, so my spanners were collecting rust. Hoping to go for a ride with some like minded (and patient) individuals.