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Old 09-25-2012, 10:19 PM   #3501
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The only thing that scares me are other drivers who have no conception about driving what so ever. The ones that are looking straight ahead with no idea of what's happening around them... Yesterday i was driving through a double lane roundabout and this douchebag in a range rover infront of me (very close) but in the next lane pretty much cut right through my lane going straight. I didn't let it get to me as you have to feel sorry for these idiots that have no idea. Further up ahead was a car trying to park and the idiot in the range rover cut me the fvck off with no blinker or nothing to get around it, and still had the audacity to slow right down and stare at me after i got on the horn.... its these F*CKWITS that cause accidents with riders and the stupidity of those around me is what i am most afraid of.

I have actually considered buying a track bike to keep me satisfied just cause i don't trust other drivers on the road.
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The VTR is perfect for cruising, the torque means you don't have to work the gear box all the time(unless you want to do some spirit'd riding). The sticky situations tend to happen as a course of nature ie: not realising you are in second not first at a set of lights.

Have you thought about a 650 LAMS bike? be careful on the jump from 250 to 1000.
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I do like the VTR. It reminds me of my dads Cagiva Raptor. I have thought of a 650 lams bike or something around that sort of power.. I love the Kawasaki ER-6nL, but most of them are upwards of 8k and i think that is getting abit pricey for a first bike.

I haven't ridden anything more powerful than a Yamaha WR450 and i was surprised at the power of that. I couldn't imagine the power of a 1000 supersport. I will definitely do riding courses once i reach that stage though.
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Yup, I try to be a good driver but it just scares me that at some stage I'm going to unintentionally be your Range Rover driver

Unless you're riding a push bike on the road Then you're fair game


Anyone got a good idea of a trail bike I should look at? Within ten years old, 2-stroke, full-size but for a beginner and less than 2k used.
Dirt Bike id go a KTM 250
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Old 09-25-2012, 11:16 PM   #3502
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Dirt Bike id go a KTM 250
a 250 2 stroke for a beginner!? Reminds me of the kids who bought the RGV250 as their first bike......It ended up being nicknamed 'The Widow Maker'

any 250 2 strokes are the most fun you can have but boy they are so easy to get wrong and when you do ....
The power band is just too hectik even for a muzza!
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:25 AM   #3503
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Anyone got a good idea of a trail bike I should look at? Within ten years old, 2-stroke, full-size but for a beginner and less than 2k used.
Damn 2k... you definitely wont be able to get a decent 2 stroke for that money.. the closest you will get is a Yam YZ125 (or 85) but they are a little too small in terms of size of the bike. They still go pretty good power wise though. Personally i can't stand 2 stokes cause of power band, but that's just me..

If i were you i'd look for a Kawasaki KX250 (2 stroke).. up around 4k but they definitely get up and go... But to tell you the truth they would be too much to handle for a beginner. You're better off starting with a 250 4-stroke imo like a YZ250F or something..

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Old 09-26-2012, 08:13 PM   #3504
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Nah, my partner is intent on me getting a 2-stroke. Everyone else tells him he's wrong but **** it, I don't want to argue about it anymore hahaha. We've got ourselves set on a YZ125 at this stage, unless a good price comes up on something else.

and there's no way I'm getting a 250 2-stroke!
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:14 PM   #3505
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Nah, my partner is intent on me getting a 2-stroke. Everyone else tells him he's wrong but **** it, I don't want to argue about it anymore hahaha. We've got ourselves set on a YZ125 at this stage, unless a good price comes up on something else.

and there's no way I'm getting a 250 2-stroke!
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:17 AM   #3506
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Nah, my partner is intent on me getting a 2-stroke. Everyone else tells him he's wrong but **** it, I don't want to argue about it anymore hahaha. We've got ourselves set on a YZ125 at this stage, unless a good price comes up on something else.

and there's no way I'm getting a 250 2-stroke!
We have a couple of YZ125's up at the farm. They are good fun and you wont regret it. Just watch out for power band especially around corners.

Yeah a 250 2 stroke is way overboard for beginners... Its almost the equivalent to a 450 4 stroke which is crazy power.. especially on dirt

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Old 09-27-2012, 03:13 AM   #3507
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:35 PM   #3508
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What do you guys think of the KTM 200 Duke?

http://www.ktm.com/naked-bike/200-du...l#.UGTiu5jA92B

I LOVE naked bikes with that real short rear fender... looks so tough!
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:25 AM   #3509
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:27 AM   #3510
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How did you score this one shook ? Costco again ?
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:30 AM   #3511
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Bunnings this time. Copper loved my car. Even took photos on his phone. Lol.

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Old 09-28-2012, 06:35 AM   #3512
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Should have told him if he loved it so much to buy it comes with or with out defect his choice
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:11 AM   #3513
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Guys been thinking about tinting my windows since i burned my self on the leather today rookie error leaving it in sunlight

To many damn options on tint a car not sure what to really go for. Also anyone know of any other shops out south east that do it for a decent price ?
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Old 10-10-2012, 05:45 AM   #3514
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Can anyone recommend me a shop in Sydney that does AE install on facelift coupe housings? Has anyone had this done on their coupe?
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:14 PM   #3515
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Drivers window switch just broke. What a 5LUT!
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:21 PM   #3516
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Buy an M3 they said...
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Old 10-21-2012, 03:43 AM   #3518
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Anyone know where i can get some LED interior lights ?
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Old 10-21-2012, 06:50 AM   #3519
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Got a fine of $498 today and 7 demerit points.

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