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Neil Manning  says:

My first sportsbike

Having taken my test at the ripe old age of 42, I played safe and rode a brand new Suzuki Bandit 650SA. Having mastered the basics of riding a bike I then wanted a bit more power and moved up to the 1250 Bandit, again brand new. I had found my heaven. I have not sat behind the wheel of a car...

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  • Posted 5 years ago (28 April 2010 09:17)

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Jun 09

Posts: 22

sheepshank says:

Nice Bike!

You have lived my future!! At 38 I have had my licence for a year and have had, so far, a year of learning the road on my bandit 650! I aim to eventually get a GSX in the near/distant future too (but don't tell the missis!)

Safe riding!

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Apr 10

Posts: 4

jonnyboy23 says:

Good On Ya!

Yup, like you I decided to take up biking 6 years ago when I was 42 and have'nt looked back since, new CBF500 then CBF600 and since last September a CBR600RR which I honestly think is the best thing I have ever owned, I use it everyday for commuting and it never fails to put a smile on my face although some p**** nicked it last week but the plod found it within a few hours cos of the tracker. Continue having a great time and be safe....

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Apr 09

Posts: 14

bagwafu says:

Nice one!

Lovely bike - Go Gixer! You can now join the gixerjunkies(.com)! See you there.

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Mar 07

Posts: 72

Cubikrube says:


I've only had my first proper "sports bike" for about 2 months, it is also a Gixxer 750 but a k5, it is something else. And i think i will be joining the gixxer forum asap! :)

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