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Ni NRs

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by drkstr, Jan 19, 2007.

  1. Hi all, I,m a "Ulysses age" rider out of Bayside Melbourne returning to riding after a long time off.
    Bought myself an old Yam XJ900 (nothing like diving straight in) to see if I still liked it. And of course, I do! I commute to and from work (around 38kms) a few times a week and do some short rides on weekends when time permits. I would like to get into some touring or at least some longer rides this year such as an overnighter here and there. As I said to one of my kids the other day; "It can be cold, miserable, dangerous and scary. That's why we do it".
    Good to be back


     
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  2. You can't go round saying 'Ni' to all and sundry, you know!!!!!


    Hi and welcome to riding, and to Netrider............
     
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  3. I like the "It can be cold, miserable, dangerous and scary. That's why we do it" statement - would make a good sig :cool: Welcome to NR.
     
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  4. Ni!

    Aah, 'tis a sad day when passing ruffians say "Ni" to an old woman.
    G'day drkstr :grin:
     
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  5. Welcome drkstr and welcome back to riding. I too liked you comment on why we like riding.
     
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  6. Welcome to Netrider and back to motorcycling. How long were you out for? Have you thought about doing a refresher course? I Know HART run them all the time.
     
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  7. welcome to NR
     
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  8. Thats not WHY I do it, but I put up with it coz it's soooo worth it! :grin:
    Welcome to NR from a fellow member (Ulysses too)
     
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  9. Thanks all

    Pete, I have been out of it for around 20 years (some might say forever). I aim to do the intermediate HART course as soon as I can co-ordinate the day. Thanks for the reminder.
    Speed, I agree. Sometimes its that rotten, crappy stuff that makes you feel like you really "did" something. But at this stage of my riding, I'm happy with the other! Thanks again
     
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