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Sep 12

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Funtimedave says:

Advice as ever

New member - found the site after doing a bit of research.  Looking for some experienced advice.

Situation is I am starting a new job and the commute is looking most practical via motorbike which just happens to fall in line with something I have always wanted to do.

Currently have no experience on bikes.  I have booked my CBT for in a few weeks.

My dream bike has always been a Yamaha 125dx/dr since I was a young lad (mid 30s) now.  Gutted to find out they don't make them any more.

Budget for a bike initially is probably around £1000-£1500.  Thinking another grand minimum for insurance and accessories?  Is it worth picking up a 2nd hand one, is there a modern day equivalent that is within budget.  Am I an idiot for getting a 'dual' type bike for a commuter being a complete novice?

Pretty much any advice appreciated really.


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