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Welcome Wheel...

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by wheel, May 4, 2008.

  1. Hey -

    finally signed up and figured I'd welcome myself to get the posts rolling. I live in Melbourne and have been riding bikes for...25 years...wow, never really thought about it in those terms. I just ride.

    Over the years I've had a few bikes:
    - Suzuki DS80
    - Honda XL185
    - Kawasaki KL250
    - Kawasaki KLR250
    - Kawasaki Z1B 900
    - BMW R75/7
    - Honda Hawk NT650

    Currently riding:
    - KTM 950 Adventure
    - Vespa PX200
    - Honda GB500TT (soon)

    As you might have guessed from the list, I've done a fair bit of dirt riding having grown up in country NSW. The closest thing to a *dirt bike* I have at the moment is the KTM :) but would like to get back into enduro.

    I'm on the lookout for a Spanish classic dirt bike, Bultaco or Montessa. Just had an baby so that may have to wait :(

    Anyway, good to be on board...

    /wheel
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  2. welcome to NR!
     
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  3. always nice to hear from another "long termer"

    Welcome in, Mate.
     
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  4. Welcome to NR !!!
    :biker:
     
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  5. wheel-ee nice to meet you!! :LOL:
     
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  6. Hiya Wheel, from a fellow 950 owner! (SM in my case, I'm new to the brand if not to Netrider). I'll look forward to your contributions to the forums.
    :grin:
     
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  7. thanks for the welcome.

    hopefully i can contribute some value.

    will be doing my first major service on the KTM 950 in a few weeks so for the 950 owners, stay tuned.
     
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  8. Great - let me know who you go to and how it turns out!
     
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  9. heh :) I'll be doing it myself this time around. The beast has almost 25,000km's on it now. I figured it's about time I turned a wrench on it.

    http://www.ktm950.info/ seems to be a great resource for 950/990 owners along with Advrider.

    /wheel
     
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  10. hewwo and welcome
     
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  11. Hey, didn't know about that one. Been using ktmtalk.com but it's naturally dominated by the one-lung brigade. Thanks.
     
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  12. What is "one lung brigade"?

    Welcome wheel. Cool name, I would have thought that was already taken!

    It suits you anyway, having a good history of wheels!

    Good luck in your search for the pinnacle of your riding experience!
     
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