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Had my first perfect ride today.

Discussion in 'New Riders and Riding Tips' at netrider.net.au started by fifi1980, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. Sure it was a bit cold and my hands were numb.......but there was hardly any traffic on the roads, every corner felt right and I don't stall anymore! (Touch wood!) :)

    I went for a ride up to Mount Keira Lookout for the first time as this is where you ride on your P's test so thought I should familiarise myself with the road a bit. It was my first go at the twisties and while I've always found corners more fun anyway, it was amazing! Still buzzing from it. :grin:

    Just wanted to share with people who know how it feels, no-one I know rides and their eyes glazed over after a bit.......


     
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  2. none of my friends ride either so I know the feeling of getting off the bike all pumped after a good ride and not being able to share. The wife feigns interest for a while but its not the same - I can tell when shes faking interest ;)Theres lots of good roads around the 'gong. If you want someone to share with try heading up to Stanwell tops. Every time I've stopped at the hang-gliding take off spot there has been a fellow biker there ready for a natter, its a favoured rest spot before or after the national park run.
     
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  3. Even when it is just a ride to work, those perfect rides are always worth it. After a good run in to work I'm set for the rest of the day. And after a good run home I usually don't want to stop. :)

    Thanks for sharing.
     
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  4. Good to see you're confident and enjoying yourself. Can't remember the last time i went to Mt Keira, sounds like a good excuse to go for a ride up there.

    If you haven't been for a run up the pass yet, you should give it a go, it's a nice ride. Be warned though, its bloody freezing up at robbo. But the pies are awesome, and i've had a chat to a few bikers there that were friendly and helpful.

    I know how it feels not having any biker friends, my mates are probably sick to death of me talking about bikes.
     
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  5. With regards to not having biker friends...

    If you can take them as a pillion...

    That changed two of my best mates minds. They both have bikes.
     
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  6. Theres absolutely (almost!) nothing better than the perfect ride. Stuff that dreams are made of! As for riding friends, I agree with hughhurst, if you get them in first as pillion riders, who knows where that can lead......I started as a pillion rider, now I am absolutely addicted to riding my own!!
     
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  7. Well done fifi !!!!
     
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  8. Sounds like you had a great time riding!

    I've yet to take my bike for a decent cruise with some sweet twisties, but I do have some spare time next week so will probs head where you went, and I'm sure your perfect ride will give me good luck! (I'm a learner mind you :p)
     
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  9. There's nothing like the feeling of a ride where it all just goes right,
    congratulations and don't worry about trying to explain it, until they ride they will never understand
     
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