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1Back to top Go down   Happy Day Empty Happy Day on Sat 28 Jul - 21:38

ali2908

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After 3 months working on it my bike sailed through it's MOT today after sitting for 12 years in a garage. It's a GOOD day Happy Day 502531 Happy Day 502531

Bit wary driving to the test centre in case anything broke fell off or, I had forgotten how to ride a bike after 20 years. Everyone back in one piece.

Thanks to everyone who helped with advice and encouragement.

Ali


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2Back to top Go down   Happy Day Empty Re: Happy Day on Sat 28 Jul - 21:40

charlie99

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great result ali .....another "k" back on the road Happy Day 112350

happy riding to you ...!!!!


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3Back to top Go down   Happy Day Empty Re: Happy Day on Sat 28 Jul - 21:49

RicK G

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Great news another K out and about again


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"Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit upon his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats."  from Mencken's 1919 Prejudices

Bikes 1993 K1100 LT, 1998 K1100 LT, 1993 K75 RT, 1996 K75RT, 1986 K75 GS, 1979 Z1300 Kawasaki X 2 for now
    

4Back to top Go down   Happy Day Empty Well Done! on Sun 29 Jul - 1:11

brickrider

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Congratulations. A word of caution however. If you've been off bikes for 20 years, do be careful. You might want to enroll in a m/c safety class to bring back essential riding skills. Returning riders pose some elevated risks to themselves.

    

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@brickrider wrote:Congratulations. A word of caution however. If you've been off bikes for 20 years, do be careful. You might want to enroll in a m/c safety class to bring back essential riding skills. Returning riders pose some elevated risks to themselves.

+1

I did and it was very worthwhile. The UK roads are a lot busier that 20 years ago. Stay safe and well done on the fresh MOT cert!

88KE


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"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." - St. Augustine from 1600 years ago & still true!

Bike: K100LT 1988. 0172363. AKA the Bullion Brick! Mods: k1100 screen and stands.
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6Back to top Go down   Happy Day Empty Re: Happy Day on Sun 29 Jul - 2:59

twincarb

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Ali,

couple of options for you to consider are do a return to biking day with your local bike training center or get yourself onto a Police bikesafe day/course www.bikesafe.co.uk the bike safe day is all about being followed by a police rider who will give you tips on where you need to improve. I have done a couple of them with different constabulary's the principles behind them are all the same, just some forces are more leniant on speed and the like.... They also pair you up with someone of similar ability.


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7Back to top Go down   Happy Day Empty Re: Happy Day on Sun 29 Jul - 3:19

ali2908

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Hi guys thanks for the suggestions I will be going on a course as soon as I can arrange one

Ali


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Ali
1985 K100RS
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