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It`s now or never

Discussion in 'New Riders and Riding Tips' at netrider.net.au started by Billsy, Jan 11, 2007.

  1. Hi guys....got my L`s 2 years ago now and still ain`t got a bike....so now i`ve given myself the challenge of saving for a few weeks and buying an ol 250 and do a refresher course before i pick it up.


     
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  2. 2 years n no bike damn u been wasting some quality riding time :grin:
    good lucky with it all lad
     
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  3. Go for it...better late than never, and there's a few NRs up your way to catch up with, too :)
     
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  4. Don't your L's expire after 9 months?
     
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  5. 6 months. I guess thats why he needs the refresher :D

    Great that you're getting back into riding! Don't know how you could go without a bike so long after knowing its joys! ;)
     
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  6. I did the L's test 3 weeks ago and they said 9 months. Perhaps that's just for SA?
     
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  7. My learners permit is valid for 15 months, and I believe I can extend it for another 12 months without the need to take another test.
     
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  8. Unless it's changed recently I'm pretty sure you can only get a 3 month extension. And there's a 3 month period between when the original learners expires and when the extension starts during which you're not allowed to (legally) ride - obviously to discourage people from taking longer than 15 months.
     
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  9. You also need to renew the permit within nine months of the expiry date, otherwise you need to be re-tested.

    http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/Home/Licensing/GettingYourLs/MotorcycleLearnerPermit.htm
     
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  10. i`ll have 2 enquire about extensions up here...got my L`s in Bendigo and had them transferred to brizzy...will talk 2 QLD transport, but still would be more than happy 2 sit for another test :grin:
     
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  11. Given my permit is approaching its expiry date you had me a bit worried. I've checked with VicRoads and as long as I don't let my permit expire I can renew it (once) for another 15 months. (phew!)

    If I let it expire for even just one day, then I need to have it for three months prior to being able to take the licence test.

    Anyway ... Billsy, good luck with the saving up for a bike.
     
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  12. Hmmm nsw is 6 months then. Not sure about extensions.
     
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