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Well done me

Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by Darmac, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. Yay. My missus got the day off work today so i got down to the rms and sat and passed the dkt. Was a little nervous and didnt realise I'd be getting my photo taken for my new license. .. would have messed up my hair so i look like a real bikey. Got a handful of L plates to put on the bike i dont have... patience.


     
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  2. lol. forward thinking
     
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  3. Ok DarmacDarmac congratulations, one step at a time. I guess you have all your gear so the bike is next. What are you looking for?
     
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  4. Welcome mate.
     
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  5. G'day and welcome, DarmacDarmac. That's more or less what I did too - I was walking past the local RMS office during a lunch break and went in on the spur of the moment thinking I'd book a rider knowledge test and they asked me, 'Do you want to do the test now?'.

    Like you I walked out twenty minutes later with a handful of L-plates, considering how long it'd take to save for a motorcycle...as you say, patience.
     
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  6. Soon I'll have saved around $2000 so I've been looking at cb250 and vtr250. I quite like the er5 and gs500 but they're more expensive so I'd have to save more but i really want a bike now. Are these all good options for a beginner? Im 6 ft and weigh 90 kg so thought the 500cc bikes might be more enjoyable.
     
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  7. A lot of people say you will struggle on a 250 bike so a larger one will be a longer keeper. On the other hand there is lots to learn on a smaller bike and you don't need to keep it for your full Learner/Probationary period. At 6ft you may be a bit cramped so I would try it first and see if you fit OK. No matter what you decide, a bike, any bike is worthwhile.
     
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  8. i did the same 3 weeks ago at the age of 59. good for me
     
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  9. Welcome DarmacDarmac nothing like a bit of spontaneity
    Hope you have something to put your L plates onto real soon :)
     
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  10. Im 39 in a couple of weeks so we're almost in the same sidecar. Funny isn't it. You normally associate L plates with pimply teens.... not us mate.
     
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  11. Irrespective of how long we've been riding, most of us started on L Plates, congratulations on following your heart
     
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