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Originally Posted by chiefkeefe View Post
My XT600E after a spot of green laning on the South Downs (using road tyres!):

nice piccie matey ..road tyres are an interesting choice of rubber for green laning ...bet that gets interesting in the wet

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My GS Christmas 2004

In the Picos summer 2005

The older I get the better I was, must be mad not got enough money to be excentric
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I was beginning to think I was the oldest "old fogie" on here but when I got my first bike at 16 the law had just been changed and the learner limit was 250cc (and there was no requirement for a man with a red flag to walk in front of a car - despite what my sons say).

Being in the forces meant I was never in one place long enough to take my test so I rode for years on "L" plates (there was no limit then on how long you could have a provisional licence).

Fell of a few times and eventually discovered the comfort and safety of an extra two wheels. Had a mid-life crisis and started riding again on a provisional but this time had to take CBT, which probably was a life saver as I had forgotten everything about riding a bike in the intervening years. Riding a bike gives you a much greater awareness on the road.

Only have one bike at the moment (recently sold my Kawasaki GT750) a Honda VFR750 which is "high day and holiday" transport only as Mrs Gasjunkie absolutely refuses to get on the back.
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Smile bikes

Got a Yamaha 350lc a bit of late 80s early 90s nostalgia,came of it a few times though but love it anyway,been rebuilt a few times now and parts are hard to get hold of now,just a weekend toy.

Iam not a doormat but a matador
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Oh, what have you lot started now! I thought I had managed to suppress my urge to get a full bike licence, now I'm looking at training centres & prices

Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow...

Wanna see what I drive? No pics of the latest Passat, but you can see the Scenic II here and the CB1000R here!

Previous Passat here and Bandit here.
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