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Post  firemaster on Fri May 06 2011, 16:24

well after 2 years of a honda varadero 125 i took the plunge and went for my licence and passed, so what bike do i get? a thundercat, nice bike but after a GS 500 for my test its not so much a cat but a monster. but being 40 i respect the bike, so apart from a huge wheelie i pulled when over taking a lorry (first ever overtake) no mishaps yet.
been 6 weeks since getting it and i have now got the hang of it and enjoying the larger quicker bike.

im from the south west (wiltshire) work in bristol and take trips to the soutcoast (poole westbay weymouth) so might see some of you out there somewhere great

if you wonder what my cat looks like, look at ezzy mums avatar pic its exactly the same ;-)
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Post  Wowey on Fri May 06 2011, 16:26

welcome,

I havent wheelied mine yet but i think thats because i am front heavy shit happens
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Post  SteveCat on Fri May 06 2011, 16:28

Hi, welcome. Hopefully you won't need Teflon underwear for long as you get used to the bike Laughing
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Post  ellie on Fri May 06 2011, 16:29

Congrats!

I had a varadero and ❤ it!

Ride safely and keep your wits!
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Post  0ldcat on Fri May 06 2011, 16:47

Hello & Welcome to the forum firemaster.

Nice to hear you're getting to grips with ye olde cat.

:lol3: steve @ teflon grundies Laughing

Wowey . . thanks for the mental picture Shocked Twisted Evil

My but what a busy end to the week with all these most welcome new members . . . all online too.
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Post  littlecat on Fri May 06 2011, 18:07

hi, im new too , and you're one up on me, ive got the 'Cat, but not the liscense ( yet) lol.
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Post  Guest on Sat May 07 2011, 18:46

@Wowey wrote:welcome,

I havent wheelied mine yet but i think thats because i am front heavy shit happens

Are you sitting on the bike the right way round ? affraid
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Post  Guest on Sat May 07 2011, 18:53

@littlecat wrote:hi, im new too , and you're one up on me, ive got the 'Cat, but not the liscense ( yet) lol.
Don't worry , you will , I did it in that order too ! Very Happy
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Post  firemaster on Sat May 07 2011, 20:02

any dont worry 1 little bit about the test, its simples
module 1 is childs play
module 2 is not hard just concentrate and dont forget the test aint over until he says it is lol

module 1 i had 1 fault, not getting off the bike right, i put the stand down before taking out of gear Question
module 2 1 minor fault, not over taking on a dual carriage way but staying at 50mph Question

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Post  Guest on Sat May 07 2011, 20:08

I wouldn't say , MOD 1 , the cone bolloocks is childs play , it's actually a bit tricky.
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Post  yamahamad on Sun May 08 2011, 10:01

Hi & welcome. Ride safe & enjoy.
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