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gbeeley

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Bike options for 17yo commuter w/ A1 license

I'm 17, almost 18, and currently have my CBT and ride a YZF R125. I work in London but live outside of London and wish to commute on the motorway once I've passed my A1 license. I'm wondering whether there is a better bike option for me to use to commute in to London, perhaps a bigger CC but restricted output and power, because I hear from people that at my age they have bigger restricted bikes, but when I look up the law on the internet it's hard to find where it states that that is legal.Thanks

  • Created 17 June 2014 16:14 by gbeeley
  • Last comment 23 days ago ago by Amateurcynic
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stevogsxr

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MOD1 SWERVE!!!!!!!!!!!

So i took my Mod1 for the first time today, it was chucking it down with rain and very windy to the point i couldnt hear the examiner nor the bike properly. Fortunate enough due to studying and practice at a local school i knew the manoeuvres like the back of my hand and even tho very windy managed to comfortably do all the manoeuvres with no mistake. Then came the so ive been reading DREADED hazard avoidance test i exited the bend well around 18mph and sped up to the required speed easy the problem arose when i threw ...

  • Created 12 May 2014 18:45 by stevogsxr
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Tank1

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New Bike

Hi All, I have just passed my A license this week, I used to ride many years ago but never took the test, my age is 53.I took my test on a Honda NC700, nice bike, nice seat height as well. This brings me to my question, I'm looking into buying a bike, Like the Honda cbr600f or 1000. But it's the seat height, how does one decide on the bike, might seem a daft question, or can seat's be lifted up ?The Honda was nice but just need a bit more power.Has anyone got any alternatives ideas. 

  • Created 10 May 2014 10:57 by Tank1
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JJsNSR

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'saki er-6f... good first?

Hi All!Finally (about 2 years after getting rid of the trusty old NSR) got round to doing my Cat A2! *woop*I'm looking for some advice on a good first bike... I love the look of Ninjas and GSXRs, but I don't even need to quote the insurance to know its unfeasible just now  I've been told that a Kawasaki ER-6f is a good way to go until I've got a few years experience and my full unrestricted license (I'm only 21 ) Any thoughts on this? I'm looking to get it on finance and ...

  • Created 03 May 2014 13:41 by JJsNSR
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boylett94

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help please

hi i snapped my throttle cable a few days ago,after replacing it today i took the bike for a short ride and it cut out twice,before the cable broke the bike ran perfect,the bike was still running but not responding to the throttle,after turning the bike of and on it started after a few kicks,the throttle also seems alot more sensitive since i replaced it,does anyone have an idea what could be wrong,thanksthe bike is a wk trail 125cc

  • Created 24 April 2014 17:24 by boylett94
  • Last comment 77 days ago ago by jaffa90
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LukeCage

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Looking to buy first bike

I am looking to purchase a motorcycle for the first time. I am looking for a bike under 1700 dollars and a bike just to ride locally.I found a few options on craiglist.Looking on advice if these bikes are a good purchase.Any help would be appreciated.https://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/4398978141.htmlhttps://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/4411593169.htmlhttps://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/4415995468.htmlhttps://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/mcy/4411700957.html

  • Created 11 April 2014 17:49 by LukeCage
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specialmonkey

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where to start?

Hi to you allRight, here goes, I really need some advice on where to start bike wise. I'm heading towards 40  and I have never ridden on the road. I used to have dirt bikes when I was younger but that's it. So, do I just start off with a 50cc, see whether I like riding, then progress to CBT and full licence, or should I miss the 50cc out? I'm a bit concerned that at 6'1 I'll look a bit of a Humpty on a 50! Money is tight so looking at the best ...

CorporalSlow

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License required

I want to ride a 300cc scooter. I have a CBT, plus my theory test under my belt. I do not want to ride a geared bike in training or for my test, what are my options?

  • Created 28 March 2014 10:26 by CorporalSlow
  • Last comment 105 days ago ago by jaffa90
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Missgunr

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Which Bike should i buy?

I am 19 years old and I just got my A2 licencse. I am a women, 180 cm tall and i weight 67 kgs. I would like a cruiser, preferably a Harley. I would like one with a very classical look. I like riding slow, just feeling the breeze looking really stylish. I am looking for the classical tough blonde on a harley look. It's also my first big bike and mind that I am quite tall :) what bike would you advise me to get? :)

  • Created 14 March 2014 11:04 by Missgunr
  • Last comment 109 days ago ago by AdieR
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Snobbly

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Best 600 to learn on for lady rider ?

I'm just starting my direct access course, done the CBT on a 125.  Problem is the 600 the training company has is just too heavy... not sure if they can get something lighter or if I'm going to have to choose my own before I can even ride it....What's the easiest  / lightest 600 to learn on and keep for a few years for experience ?many thanks

  • Created 26 September 2013 11:57 by Snobbly
  • Last comment 236 days ago ago by crazy harry
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