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Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 26 Jan 2018, 15:41

Fooking hell, it feels great to be getting on a new bike after 2 years of having no bike at all. chickenstrips

In the dealership,s coffee shop at the moment having free lunch paid for by them. (lol)
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Kwacky » 26 Jan 2018, 15:42

You've just bought a bike from them. I really don't think they're the ones paying ;)

Enjoy it. You can't beat new bike day.
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby D41 » 26 Jan 2018, 15:47

Have fun, & congrats on the new wheels
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 26 Jan 2018, 16:09

Kwacky wrote:You've just bought a bike from them. I really don't think they're the ones paying ;)

Enjoy it. You can't beat new bike day.


I know but its nice to see them looking after the customer.
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 26 Jan 2018, 16:10

D41 wrote:Have fun, & congrats on the new wheels


Cheers mate.
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Postby C00kiemonster » 26 Jan 2018, 17:25

Bonne nouvelle journée de la moto (party)
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Monty » 26 Jan 2018, 17:28

Happy New Bike Day (party) (party) (party)
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby rocket » 26 Jan 2018, 17:32

happy new bike day cracking day to pick it up
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 26 Jan 2018, 18:54

Cherrs guys, wow... Its a great bike although I can,t take it over 5000 rev line yet due to running it in issue. But it really feels great and sporty, it wants to be tilted at every opportunity. If it doesn,t rain this weekend I,ll give it a go on cat and fiddle road. ;-)
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Blade » 26 Jan 2018, 19:53

Enjoy the new bike Fireball
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby kiwikrasher » 26 Jan 2018, 22:52

Have fun mate, it’s great to get back in a bike after a break, I was the same when I got my Multi
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Stonesie » 26 Jan 2018, 23:40

Enjoy the new ride Fireball, it's a good time of year to do the running in too as you don't really want to be pushing it too hard (y)

ACF-50 is a good idea though.

By the good weather you will be well used to it.
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 27 Jan 2018, 07:36

kiwikrasher wrote:Have fun mate, it’s great to get back in a bike after a break, I was the same when I got my Multi


Oh yes kwikrashe it does feel great, it had been a long time without being on the bike. (happy)
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 27 Jan 2018, 07:39

Stonesie wrote:Enjoy the new ride Fireball, it's a good time of year to do the running in too as you don't really want to be pushing it too hard (y)

ACF-50 is a good idea though.

By the good weather you will be well used to it.


Cheers Stonsie, yeh mate timing is perfect for running the engine in. Whats ACF50 though? (shake)
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Stonesie » 27 Jan 2018, 08:31

It's a really good anti corrosion spray to keep the salt from doing any damage and keep the bike looking nice.
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Deegee » 27 Jan 2018, 10:35

Well in Fireball, have you sneaked out for a quick look this morning, thinking “My bike!”?

Enjoy it mate, there’s nothing better than New bike day, and nowt worse than the torture of running a new bike in.....
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 27 Jan 2018, 13:07

Stonesie wrote:It's a really good anti corrosion spray to keep the salt from doing any damage and keep the bike looking nice.


Cheers Stonsie, I always use WD40 but this one you,ve mentioned must be a new one in the market. (smirk)
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 27 Jan 2018, 13:09

Deegee wrote:Well in Fireball, have you sneaked out for a quick look this morning, thinking “My bike!”?

Enjoy it mate, there’s nothing better than New bike day, and nowt worse than the torture of running a new bike in.....


Hehehe exactly mate. Bike was the first thing on my mind when I woke up this morning. The running in period is a pain in the neck you,re right. :?
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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Rossgo » 03 Feb 2018, 09:57

Im sorry for not writing on this thread havenr been able tk read new posts fkr a while having a catch up now. Happy nee bike day for a week ago!! Hope its running in nicely and you've had decent weather to be able to have a play. Running in must be a PITA but like others have said its better to do it now in the colder weather than when you want to be giving it a bit during the summer!!

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Re: Picking my bike up today.

Postby Fireball » 03 Feb 2018, 17:59

Rossgo wrote:Im sorry for not writing on this thread havenr been able tk read new posts fkr a while having a catch up now. Happy nee bike day for a week ago!! Hope its running in nicely and you've had decent weather to be able to have a play. Running in must be a PITA but like others have said its better to do it now in the colder weather than when you want to be giving it a bit during the summer!!

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Thats exactly right Rossgo, as soon as I find a bit of dryness I get out while taking easy I keep piling the miles on to get to the 600 miles on the clock. Then as soon as the first service is out of the way I can open up to 7 or 8000 revs for the next few hundred miles which would be sufficient for any kind of twisty roads to have a great ride on. 8)
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