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New name new life

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by BearKat, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. Greetings all, old member from old life, new name new life.

    my partner & i are wanting to get back into motorcycling.
    we have lost of questions.

    we are from the hunter valley.

    Cheers
    bear & kat


     
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  2. Hello then and welcome to your new life. I'm sorry to hear you are lost of questions :)
     
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  3. thanks,been a long day.

    lots of questions. lolololololololololo
     
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  4. Welcome to NR..
     
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  5. Welcome! I too am from the Hunter, and many other places

    Are you planning on getting two bikes, or riding with your partner as passenger?
     
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  6. Just 1.
    We're discussing the the pro & cons of cruiser v touring v adventure tourer.
    Most of all the main concern is comfort.
    I like v Strom & the like. Kat likes the look of the cruiser.
    If we were to go on a trip, say the great ocean road. Which is going to be more comfortable.
     
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  7. Don't go cruiser: here's why. For fuel and comfort reasons, you can ride a lot longer between stops with a V-Strom than you can with a cruiser.
     
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  8. Cruisers don't do corners.
     
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  9. Or you can buy the V Strom and let she who must be obeyed get a cruiser. I just took delivery of a Tiger 800 ABS and the missus is sorting a Harley.

    I've promised to wait at fuel stops for her.
     
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  10. hi all, went into town today to have a captain cook, with the partner. looked at a few,the partner likes the cruiser.
    we sat on a Yamaha xvs 1300a. ride away @$18.990.
    showed her all different types of bikes, she feels that for my size, that i would suit a cruiser,rather than a sports tourer.
    although iam not a H D fan. 2008 heritage softail felt the nicest to sit on.

    someone sent me a message thru tap-talk, it fairly long, sai to self read that later, know i cannot find it
     
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