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New bike on the horizon but can't decide what to do

are you listening to other people telling you what you should be riding? i know i did for the past three years, and now regret every single day i lost doing what i love most and thats a lightweight sportsbike, uncompromising ,uncomfortable , nah you are a long time dead, listen to your heart not other peoples ideas we are different and we all age differently.
good luck with your choice personally id get the gsxr750 and cock a snook to the doubters and spoilers.

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New tyres Pirelli diablo rosso corsa or metzeler racetec rr k3

i had the pirellis on both my 04 blade and 07 model, far better feed back from the front end than the bridgestones that they both came with from new, transformed the whole bike, mileage was pretty shoite , but who cares when you know you are leaving masses of rubber on the road with the grip they provide, racetecs were good but i draw the line at 1,500 miles for each rear, and they go off really quickly.

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tank bag

@bobsnicholson said:

@smidget said:

I wouldn't get that one, the weight of the bike on your back dragging you backwards is a killer especially when fell walking.

So I'm told.



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Hi Viz Jacket

If he's still looking maybe BaldE35 could assist?????????????

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Boring WSB

Managed to watch the races on telly last night.. Tom Sykes and Jonny Rea battling and bashing was fooking brilliant.. There were only 31,000 at Donington this weekend .. not very good.:worried:

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"Where are they now ?"

I remember Chris guy and graham wood. great riders who could run with the best of them. my late brother in law Bob smith used to race with them in the late seventies Early eighties. often wonder what happened To them.

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Know where there's a 'safety camera team' in action. Share the joy here

Oh dear, (a CAT B,not to go back on the road ) , as far as I know a cat B cannot be insured for the road legally. Any ins com will let you believe its insured because they dont check until a claim is made and YOUR liable.

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touring battle fields,france

@CantCorner Thankyou,sounds interesting.Not sure where we are going,just looking ideas.Going in July,is that in or out of season?

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White lines

I decrease my speed overall in the wet. If there are white lines/arrows on entry or through corner, I tend not to apply too much brakes or throttle harshly to avoid a squeekey bum moment. In the dry, I go at normal corner entry speed reguardless of whether there's road markings, have never had issues with riding over them. Its gravel/chuckies/crap/bumps on the road you need to worry about.

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600 bandit petrol problems

@fogie said:

Obviously a Honda Bandit? :laughing:

And this post should be in Technical and tyres and not MCN site & MCN forum feedback. :open_mouth:

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22 May 2015

I'm coming from West Wales best part of 250 miles one way but making a weekend of it . Travelling down on Thursday

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