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Post  johnelcoat on Sat Oct 27 2012, 19:18

Hi all.

Just thought I'd introduce myself. I'm John and I'm from the peoples republic of Teesside. I have finally decided, after years of toying with the idea, to do my DAS and get a bike. So this spring, I know why wait, but I've got too many commitments at the moment (University, full time job, wife and kids etc..) to do it earlier.

The other reason I'm late at getting a bike is the aformentioned wife always said she would divorce me if I ever got one........I'm gonna miss her green smile

Anyway, I have been looking at cats for some time now and I've been and sat on a few CBR 600F (2001-2006) and the GSX 650F, but I still love the cats. So, a cat it is. The only other bike I've had any sort of experience of is my brothers VFR800 Vtec, not sure I like the idea of a Vtec throwing me off the back Shocked

So that's me, I hope to see some of you out and about and maybe for a rideout, sometime in the spring.

John.

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Post  SteveCat on Sat Oct 27 2012, 19:22

Hi John, welcome. Glad you managed to login.

We might be a bit biased here, but would agree loving cats.

Hopefully you'll find one you like soon, and see you in the spring.
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Post  R2D2 on Sat Oct 27 2012, 19:26

Welcome!

Hmm... Spring, you say? Sounds like an ideal candidate for Bishops Castle 2013! See you there Laughing
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Post  0ldcat on Sat Oct 27 2012, 19:47

@johnelcoat wrote:The other reason I'm late at getting a bike is the aformentioned wife always said she would divorce me if I ever got one........I'm gonna miss her green smile

John.
rofl You're gonna fit right in here rofl

Welcome and glad we managed to sort your login woes.
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Post  R2D2 on Sat Oct 27 2012, 19:50

@0ldcat wrote:
@johnelcoat wrote:The other reason I'm late at getting a bike is the aformentioned wife always said she would divorce me if I ever got one........I'm gonna miss her green smile

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rofl You're gonna fit right in here rofl

Welcome and glad we managed to sort your login woes.
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Post  Radar on Sat Oct 27 2012, 21:45

Welcome to the forum, look forward to seeing you out and about next year
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Post  biscut on Sat Oct 27 2012, 21:58

@johnelcoat wrote:Hi all.
The other reason I'm late at getting a bike is the aformentioned wife always said she would divorce me if I ever got one........I'm gonna miss her green smile

My wife said that in the beginning too but slowly came round to the idea with me dropping subtle hints about it...she is fine with the idea now so either she has come round to the idea OR she has taken out life insurance on me and not told me...not sure which is closer to the truth LOL
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Post  ellie on Sun Oct 28 2012, 08:50

Welcome aboard John!




I just made sure on my 'ticklist of things I need in a fella' was 'rides a motorbike'. Simples.



Enjoy the site


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Post  Rosco on Sun Oct 28 2012, 11:22

Hi John

Welcome aboard.
Good luck in the search for the bike.

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Post  Snowcat on Sun Oct 28 2012, 12:19

@johnelcoat wrote:The other reason I'm late at getting a bike is the aformentioned wife always said she would divorce me if I ever got one........I'm gonna miss her green smile
Hi and welcome Smile

I'd spent the last 15 years trying to convince my wife to let me get a tattoo and she was dead against it so last year when I announced that I wanted a bike she immediately said it was fine as long as I dropped the tattoo idea. A time consuming plan hatched to perfection Smile
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Post  Guest on Sun Oct 28 2012, 19:00

Hi & welcome to the forum Cool
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