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Noob to forum and bikes (kinda)

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by TRA, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. Thought I should drop in here and introduce myself. I am a dreaded scooter rider and 4wd owner from Brisbane. I have two things going for me though, one is that its not a 50cc, its a 250cc scooter, and the second is that I am moving to a real bike!



    Plan is to get familiar on a manual bike, then go for a real nice looking bike. Probably end up with a GSX650 to start with, then will move on to a hayabusa once I get my skills and confidence levels up, as well as my full licence.

    One thing I have missed out on big time as a scooter rider is the experience and knowledge from a solid community such as this. I have so many questions to ask, so be prepared! I am slowly chewing through the info that is already here on this forum so I dont ask questions twice.

    I cant wait to get on a real bike. After so many years on scooters I have finally discovered that riding can be fun, not just a commute to work!

    Cheers,

    Andy.
     
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  2. Welcome mate..

    Scooter to Hayabusa? insane, dont need a bike like that on our roads, youll lose your license in the 1st week, i have a R6, even that is to much for the roads, can only enjoy it on track days
     
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  3. The transition wont be that quick!! Aim is to get on the 650 first and ride that for a good year or 2 first. PS, I think I am way too scared to ride a busa to full potential, will be wasted on me, but man they are a sexy bike...
     
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  4. Wait. What?

    Fail

    :D
     
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