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Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by wal88, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Hi I'm new here hence the post,

    I'm a 22 yo born in melbourne but now working as a fitter and turner and living in brisbane.

    I've been a fan of bikes for a long time mainly just looking and admiring when i was at hotrod shows ( im a mad traditional hotrod fan, so is my dad) but mainly due to living at home and mum and dad being anti road bike i never went much further down the path to bikes than looking.



    about 3 years ago i started going dirtbike riding with some mates and loved the freedom of straping round the bush tracks on a mates borrowed tt250.
    since then i have been seriously thinking bout geting my licence and a road bike.

    well i finaly did it in jan this year i went and did qride and got my open re licence i still havnt got a bike but one of my mates just upgraded and ive been for a few rides on his hyosoung gt250 ( i dont like that bike at all just feels crap)

    so im on the hunt for a cheepish road bike and im reacearching gear hopefully ill be out there having fun soon

    cheers

    wal
     
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  2. Hey Wal,

    Congrats on completing the course! Try teammoto and the "pro" shops around springwood.. pro-accessories. There's also Brisbane Motorcycles at Windsor. Alternatively try bikesales.com.au as well as tradingpost.com.au. I was surprised at how many bikes there are on tradingpost.

    You should be able to find yourself something decent via one of those methods :)

    Good luck with the hunt! Hope to see you on a group ride one day.
     
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  3. Welcome Wal.
     
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  4. Welcome to Netrider, and the mad, anti-social activity of motorcyling :LOL:.
     
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  5. welcome in mate :)
     
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  6. Welcome to NR Wal. Good luck on your hunt.
     
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  7. thanks guys

    i've already got a few good prospects for a new ride. i'm going to test ride a few more different bikes first tho i want something im happy to ride not just something to do my L's time on, i figgure if im comfortable it will make the whole experiance more enjoyable.

    Wal
     
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  8. A nice mesh jacket should serve you well in Brisvegas throughout much of the year, with the warmer weather 'n all. :)


    Welcome to Netrider!
     
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