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New from Geelong

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by Big_Col, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Hi All
    Got to say that the forums are a great source of info on every possible bike topic. I've been reading for a couple of months and joined up last month (the donation to the fire appeal was a great idea).

    I'm coming back to bikes after too long and while I got my L's in January, I've been looking for a bike since then. But found myself a KLR650 so should get that in a week or so... Bout time :grin:

    Lots of nice country roads around Geelong so will start off slow (ish).

    Look forward to spending more time in the forums not to mention on the bike.

    Cheers
    Col


     
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  2. Gday mate, welcome to posting on NR!
    Plenty to read and learn here, enjoy
     
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  3. ... from an ex-Geelong gal 8-[ welcome to NR, Col O:)

    Know very well a lot of the great roads to be ridden out and around G'long :p

    Enjoy getting out on your bike, at last, what took you so long? :p :grin:
     
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  4. Thanks Guys

    I'll get a bit organised once I get the bike and add a few photos - 'cause from what I've read so far, a bike 'doesn't exist without photos' :)

    At some point you've got to get on with it don't you? once you're not spending so much on teenagers you can spend some 'bike money '. :LOL:

    Cheers
    Col
     
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  5. Hi Col.

    Welcome to NR and good luck with the bike.
     
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  6. Welcome

    Hi Big Col,

    Welcome to netrider.

    I hope to see you around some time.

    Stay safe.

    Lisa
     
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  7. Well I picked up the KLR on Saturday - but 'tweaked' my back in the garden the day before! Talk about bad timing, but some panadine got me on my way today. Had a quick ride and some great fun.

    That red KLR with the bloke re-finding his 'bike legs' will be me.... but it's just like riding a bike :grin: it all comes back! Not that you ever stop learning.

    Still 2 days of Easter to go ... how many Ks?

    Col
     
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  8. Oh my! Sorry to hear about the injury col.

    Well, welcome and welcome back! :)
     
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  9. bloody old age aye :grin:
     
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  10. geelong does have a lot of good places to ride for beginners that is very close by. and then after awhile, you have the GOR great ocean road...
     
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  11. Yeah Goz, but I'm still going!!! :rofl:

    Col
     
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  12. Get well soon

    Post some pic's of your new wheels, when you get a chance. I'll be sure to wave if I see you around town.
     
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