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Old 9th July 2017, 09:04 PM   #1
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Default First ride out today since i got my license

Had a lovely ride out today to Whitchurch!

Can't stop grinning was awesome fun!

R6 goes well!

Can't wait to get back out!

Why have I only just done this after all these years
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Old 9th July 2017, 09:08 PM   #2
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Some good roads round there and the one to Nantwich from Whitchurch used to be great.

Luckiest Biker I ever saw was on the A41 in that general area

I was going one way with two artics in front and a right hander coming up.

Biker coming the other way low sided it and slid between the two trucks and into the ditch unhurt
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Old 9th July 2017, 10:09 PM   #3
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its the best feeling glad you enjoyed to
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Old 9th July 2017, 11:22 PM   #4
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Yeah though it was bloody warm today.... I have been really ruff this afternoon dehydrated. Bottles of water next time
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It's addictive. Have fun and stay safe bud
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Head out to Bridgnorth Stu, from Himley end side, some cracking roads and when you get to Bridgy, spot of lunch in a stunning market style town. You'll see plenty of riders en route.

If you ride out on a weekday let me know, I'll join you, weekend present a problem due to family commitments.
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Old 12th July 2017, 07:27 AM   #7
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Head out to Bridgnorth Stu, from Himley end side, some cracking roads and when you get to Bridgy, spot of lunch in a stunning market style town. You'll see plenty of riders en route.

If you ride out on a weekday let me know, I'll join you, weekend present a problem due to family commitments.
Ok mate yeah will do brilliant!
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a bit of caution guys,I was out in my Kawasaki trail bike last sunday (not ridden for a year )....hit a tramline track in wet condition and the bike just flip under me ....end up with a dis-located thumb ,had surgery ,now recovering...but at least 4 weeks off work !

main thing is to be aware of road conditions and ride SAFE .
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a bit of caution guys,I was out in my Kawasaki trail bike last sunday (not ridden for a year )....hit a tramline track in wet condition and the bike just flip under me ....end up with a dis-located thumb ,had surgery ,now recovering...but at least 4 weeks off work !

main thing is to be aware of road conditions and ride SAFE .
Hope your better soon mate.

I don't ride in the wet
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Hope your better soon mate.

I don't ride in the wet
thanks stuartk, in my "younger" days working in London ....I was riding in all weathers ( even in the snow ), I am seasoned biker with over 30 years of experience ...just not been riding a lot for the last few years !
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thanks stuartk, in my "younger" days working in London ....I was riding in all weathers ( even in the snow ), I am seasoned biker with over 30 years of experience ...just not been riding a lot for the last few years !
It's the bleeding cars you have to watch isn't it
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Get yourself on the track instead
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Had a lovely ride out today to Whitchurch!

Can't stop grinning was awesome fun!

R6 goes well!

Can't wait to get back out!

Why have I only just done this after all these years
Well done mate.

can i ask how long did it take you to get your license? i really want to get a bike but iv never riden a bike thou.

So im just wondering if youve got any advice at all?
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Make sure you wear ear plugs. I didn't used to when I first started and it's really bad for your hearing. Have fun and stay safe out there!
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Well done mate.

can i ask how long did it take you to get your license? i really want to get a bike but iv never riden a bike thou.

So im just wondering if youve got any advice at all?
my 2p worth is that you get training and lots of riding experience .....some training centre can have you ready to pass in a week ( not advice )
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It's the bleeding cars you have to watch isn't it
yes had my fair share of them in London ....fracture collar bone by a "white van " man once and women drivers a few times , been very very lucky though as only had a broken collar bone and a dislocated thumb from all the crashes that I had over 30 years
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my 2p worth is that you get training and lots of riding experience .....some training centre can have you ready to pass in a week ( not advice )

much appreicate that. iv booked my theory this week to see if i can pass it? if not il give up and just stick to four wheels
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much appreicate that. iv booked my theory this week to see if i can pass it? if not il give up and just stick to four wheels
best of luck
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Well done mate.

can i ask how long did it take you to get your license? i really want to get a bike but iv never riden a bike thou.

So im just wondering if youve got any advice at all?
My biggest piece of advice would be have a 1 on 1 training with the instructor not the big groups.

It's not about learning fast it's about safety!
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