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Hi, I'm new !

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by Peco, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. Hi all,

    I am new to the site. I think I got a flyer for this site / forum on my handlebars when parked in the city. Figured now that I need to actually get some help and advise I better sign up and join in and hopefully get some knowledge from the locals.



    I live near Melbourne and have been here for 6 years now after moving out from Scotland. I bought my first motorbike mainly for commuting. I move to an area that has no nearby train stops and is the last stop before the freeway so the bus is ALWAYS full when I get on meaning I need to stand the entire way in which doesnt help my back or knees or motivation to do work by the time I actually get there having stood the whole way :nopity:

    Anyway, I hope to spend some time here and hopefully get some help and advise as time goes on, and who knows, maybe I can help out other some day.

    Regards
    Peco
     
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  2. Welcome!

    Netrider flyers, I should look into that.
     
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  3. Welcome Peco. Nice choice on the bike - I had a GS500 and I think they're terrific commuter / learner bikes.

    If you're new to riding there's stuff on almost every weekend in Melbourne to help inexperienced riders build up their skills and confidence - check out the threads for the Saturday morning practice in particular.

    Cheers
     
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  4. Hi, I'm old!!!
    Welcome to NR Peco. :)
    I agree with blackie. my best is 4.8, worst is 6.4!!
    ('10 Z1000)
     
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  5. Hello Peco, welcome from another fairly new member. Lots of good info and helpful people here.
     
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  6. welcome peco :)
     
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  7. Welcome, I just recently joined this place and it is a nice forum where you get awesome advice!
     
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  8. My best is 5.8, my worst is almost 8. But damn that worst was fun!!!
     
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  9. Hi Peco and welcome to NR
     
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  10. Greetings
     
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  11. Welcome to NR.
     
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  12. Welcome to NR. (y)
     
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  13. Actually, I went back over my 'Fuely' figures,,,Worst was 7.7!!!
    Yes lotsa fun! :D
    Best was on the way home from the Snowys ride last year between Sale & home.
    Steady 110km/h & dead boring :( (lotsa candy cars!!!)
    Looks like that extra 4L won't get you that much further than me!! :rofl:

    Now back to your normal programing :)
     
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  14. true, but that is probably more a reflection on the rider rather than the bike ;)
     
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  15. Hoon! :demon:
    Actually, there should be a bigger difference in economy due to the final drive.
    Z1000 45/15
    Ninja 1000 41/15
    According to Kawasaki.
     
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