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Name: jesw55
Join Date: 08/02/2010
Member Title: Power-User
Last Visit: 08/05/2022 5:38 AM
Last Post Date: 03/09/2022 11:37 AM
Signature: Best advice I can give as you get older "Never miss an opportunity to relieve yourself"
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Location: Wales, UK
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Member Since: 10/20/2014
Membership Type: CR4 Fan (since 10/20/2014)
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Member Since: 06/04/2015
Membership Type: Motorcycle Riders & Builders (since 06/04/2015)
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Born Again Biker

Returned to having a bike after a 39 year break 11 years ago.

It was a shock how much they had changed from the old British bikes.

Not least the changing of the brake & gear change. (stomped on the brake a couple of times to change gear).

A couple of "backing into a corner" (like the MOTO GP guys) soon cured me of that.

My bikes (in order of ownership) were:- 16th birthday. Ex Post Office BSA Bantam, BSA C15, Matchless G9, AJS CSR41, then came the 39 year break, Kawasaki GPZ500S and finally my Kawasaki ZZR600.

Afraid I don't get out on it a lot (fair weather biker!) but it sure brings a big grin to the face when the revs start to get towards the 14,000 rpm line.

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