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 in 3 years and clocked up 59k on the two Bandits and 2.5k on the new Suzuki GSX-R 750 K10 that I have been the proud owner of for 6 weeks now.
The sports bike just had to be tried out before my back gave in to old age, and to be honest I`ve not looked back.