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New member from Newcastle

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by Plunderer, Jun 22, 2016.

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  1. Hi Everyone. Got back into biking after a 20 year hiatis a few years ago. I have been riding a DR650 until today, but if the stars align I will be riding home from Melbourne on a new naked bike this Thurs. Should be used to the new bike by the time I get home ☺. Not entirely sure I've chosen the best time of year to do it though.


     
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  2. nice one. you'll be wanting a windshield by the time you get back up here lol.
     
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  3. welcome to the forum mate. What naked bike are you hoping you will get once the stars align?
     
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  4. welcome aboard :)
     
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  5. #5 Plunderer, Jun 22, 2016
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    I will post pics and let you know when I get it. (a) Don't want to jinx myself and (b) have to generate interest in my first post somehow

    It does have a small sports one. Not sure if my 6'3" will fold up behind it though.
     
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  6. Welcome mate :cool:

    You keeping your DR?
     
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  7. Great time of the year for riding mate hahah the word naked and winter go so well together mix it with Melbourne and you cant lose lol , hows the thermals and heated hand grip situation ?
    Look forward to hearing your story if the starts align, if its a cool bike I'll hit you up for a cruise in Newcastle and the surrounds if your interested ?
    P.S. How cools tennis ;)
     
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  8. Welcome to NR...

    Tell us more when you get the bike

    :)
     
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  9. Not if I want to keep my wife as well.......although.......
    Should be on gumtree soon.
    (Bike, not wife).
     
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  10. Ahhh shame, the DR can be a great commuter (which is why I have one) but I can understand about the wifey grief, you could always try the wife on gumtree though ;)
     
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  11. gday PlundererPlunderer and welcome to NR

    you bought in Vic and are riding back to NSW, great way to get to know each other. naked is great. I went naked last month and don't regret it
     
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  12. Woo hoo. Got the bike and here it is:
    20160622_185244.
     
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  13. dude I can't see your bike as there is a scooter in the way... :eek:

    how was your cross-border maiden journey together? congrats on the new wheels - ride it like you stole it!!!
     
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  14. Just posted actual photo in Travel. Going to be a big day tomorrow.
     
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  15. Welcome to the nuthouse PlundererPlunderer

    How cool that you've bought new wheels :) many fun trips ahead no doubt!
     
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