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BigTone5

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BigTone5 says:

Which bike to choose????

Hi all, I'm looking for some constructive suggestions.

I've just landed a new job that includes a 104-mile round-trip commute (92 miles motorway, 12 miles urban). Any practical suggestions for a bike big enough for the motoway but agile enough around town. Weekend fun to be considered also.

I haven't got a bike because I've been working abroad, but I'm home now for the foreseeable future.

I have a motocross background and my last bike was a 600 Hornet.

My current thoughts are: Yamaha BT1100; KTM Duke; Triumph Street Triple/Speed Triple; Yamaha MT01/03 

I'm 52yrs old, been riding since my teens and will not consider any kind of boy-racer, arse-up, head-down race-rep and I can't do big trailies (or any bike with a high seat) because I'm only 5' 3" tall.

Let me know what you think...

Many thanks 

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AdieR

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AdieR says:

What budget

are you looking at?

How about a Fazer thou or Bandit 1200?

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BigTone5

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BigTone5 says:

Which bike to choose????

Budget of £3 to £4 thou. Can't go for new, unfortunately.

Fazer and Bandit duly added to the list. 
Thank you.

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