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New Member from Melbourne

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' started by force10x, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. Hello all :)

    Yes, I am new to these forums. From the western suburbs of Melbourne.
    Bought a Kawasaki W800 last week.

    Happy to get back to riding a motorcycle after a few years. Mrs. Boss not too happy though.
    Will be cooking for her this week.

    Still getting my riding gear and insurance sorted.

    Not handy with a spanner, hopefully will learn a trick or two from the members here.

    And I hope, really really hope there is a W800 rider's club in Melbourne :D

    (Apologies in advanced for all the newbie/silly questions that will follow)
  2. Welcome to NR.

    Nice choice of bike.
    I'm not aware of an owner's club for this model. In fact, I've yet to see a W800 on the road. Perhaps yours will be the first one...

    There are Netrider spanner days, which may interest you.
  3. Hi and Welcome to NR! :)
  4. G'day force10xforce10x, welcome to the forum.
  5. welcome aboard :]
  6. Thank you
    Mick M
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  7. Thanks Mick.

    Well if you are in the Western burbs you may just spot me ;-)

    How do I know when the spanner days are held? Is there an events calendar?

  8. Spanner days are intermittent, there probably won't be one until thje weather improves in Spring. When one is coming up it is posted in the Vic Events calendar and thread.
  10. I spend most of my time in the east of our great state, so probably not.

    Spanner days are not frequent, but if you check out the Saturday Practice threads, you should find some info.
  11. Oh well, I work in the east so you never know. ;-)

    And Thank you, will check the Saturday Practice threads.
  12. Are the Saturday Practice sessions in the VIC events calendar as well?
  13. Welcome to NR..

    Nice bike there...I've always liked the looks of it.

    +1 to Saturday practice...
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  14. Rode to work today. My third ride since I got the bike.
    Traffic was shocking all through the West Gate Freeway.

    Was tempted to "filter" through the traffic. However, restrained after seeing the number of people on their mobile phones while driving.

    Reached work and there was another beauty parked just outside the building :) IMAG1868.
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