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Hello from Sydney

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by RidingPete, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Greetings fellow riders :)
    I'm Pete, both my wife and I ride. We got our licences at age 30.
    We've been riding for 13 years which makes me around 21:p
    Between us we've had a Yamaha Zeal, VTR Firestorm, CBR600, R6 an SV650S and SV1000. I'm a big fan of V twins, although the jap 4s were brilliant as well.
    We've done plenty of touring around NSW and also a trip across Australia to Perth
    I'm also a car nut and I have to basically modify everything I own.
    Spent most of last year without a bike due to work commitments, but was looking on and off. Finally a week before Christmas my wife says to me " grab your bike gear we're going for a drive"
    Ended up test riding a few bikes and bought a Ducati 749. Its red and has Termi pipes.

    I just ordered a rear seat cowl ( see, can't help myself).

    There's probably more comfortable bikes out there, but I've always wanted one. Its an awsome experience.

    Happy riding :riding:


     
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  2. G'day Pete, welcome aboard, better latte then never :)
     
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  3. I wish I'd said that :ROFLMAO:

    Welcome!
     
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  4. 749, eh? - A beautiful bike! Just make sure you keep those desmodromic valves maintained.
     
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  5. Thanks for the welcome guys, will definitely keep on top of the maintainence.
     
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  6. Lo Bloke
     
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  7. Welcome Pete.
    Does the modifying of everything you own extend to your wife?
     
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  8. Lol, I don't own my wife, she can go anytime she wants :p
     
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  9. Welcome Pete!

    Nice collection you got going on there :)
     
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  10. welcome,i love a modifier
     
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