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New Rider in Melbourne SE

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by samo, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Hi Guys,

    So I got my L's around mid last year and it took me months to work everything out and get a bike.

    It's a 2005 GPX250 with a black green and silver paintjob. Around 7500 km. Had a bit of light damage to the fairings and muffler on the right side from a low speed crash while under braking (and I've added a bit on the other side when I got on it for the second time in the car park and went over a rock at slow speed, after avoiding the rock a few times and thinking I should really kick it off to the side...).

    After my little tumble I picked it back up and rode around the carpark a bit more before going out on the side streets. In the end I rode for a good 3 hours, the time just flew by. And every time I get off I've got questions that I get on here to find answers for.



    So yeah just saying hi, hopefully I'll be joining some of the group rides after a while once I feel that I've got the basics down and have my P's.

    Sam
     
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  2. It doesn't take long to get the hang of things, the main thing I found while learning was to relax, make yourself aware of your surroundings - and never forget what the traffic around you is doing.

    You have come to a good place ot learn, as a new rider the advice I have pulled from the boards so far has been invaluable.

    Good luck mate! :)
     
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  3. Welcome, come on in and take a seat.
     
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  4. Welcome Aboard Sam !!
    :biker:
    Keep riding often and you'll soon have the basics down-pat.
    It doesn't stop there however ... one nevers stops learning.
    And remember .. keep asking questions here, no matter how silly you think they may be. ( well not too daft a question :p )
    There more you learn, the better the rider you'll be.
     
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  5. hi and welcome to NR

    im on my L's as well still havent gotten my bike on road yet just saving the $$ for the rego and road worthy now

    this place is good for alot of things and i enjoy meeting people and hearing their sides of road stories u can really learn from others

    u will have to get to a meet and say hi one day :grin:
     
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  6. Welcome aboard. The basic skills will come. They just take a little practice. Just take things slow and easy while you are acquiring them.
     
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  7. Welcome to a place where riders learn, share and restore.

    Looking forward to hearing from you further as time passes.

    Don't let life confuse you!
    aV1l88SA.
     
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