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A new boy from Norfolk!

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Post by Danelectro on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 2:03 pm

Hello everyone,

Just thought I'd drop in and say hello, I'm a new owner of a 2002 CB500, which I only got last sunday....I'm also a new biker having got my full licence just two weeks ago, and I have to say I am totally hooked on motorbikes!!!   At my tender 46 years of age, I now know I should have done this years ago!!!!

Anyway, my CB500 has 56000 on the clock, and in fairly good condition for its age, I'm sure things will need doing, so I shall be perusing this excellent forum :-)

All for now
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Post by TheWizardofOdds on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 2:15 pm

Hi, congratulations on passing your test. I got my licence two years ago at 39 and my CB last Saturday. 

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Post by Guest on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 4:53 pm

Agewise about the same here... it's a wonderful bike! Lots of BIG smiles Very Happy all the time. Enjoy.
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Post by teamster1975 on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 6:00 pm

Welcome to you Dan!
Ride safe and watch out for the cagers Wink
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Post by jim157 on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 6:55 pm

Welcome, whereabouts are you located?
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Post by Danelectro on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 7:21 pm

Thanks Everyone, what a warm welcome :-)

Jim, I'm over in Hockering, just off the A47 between Norwich and Dereham, are you in the city??
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Post by skyrider on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 8:50 pm

hi Dan have fun with the new bike
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Post by jim157 on Thu 01 Oct 2015, 9:28 pm

@Danelectro wrote:Thanks Everyone, what a warm welcome :-)

Jim, I'm over in Hockering, just off the A47 between Norwich and Dereham, are you in the city??


Yep mate, in the fine city.
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Post by badseeds on Fri 02 Oct 2015, 10:05 pm

Welcome Danelectro! I used to live in Norwich, but now reside in Beccles. I passed my test at 18, 22 years ago. I've had many, many bikes and the CB500 is one of the slowest and least powerful bikes I've had in years, but it's also one of the best; I shall always have a CB500 in my life! 

I took my intergalactic mileage CB to the the TT this year and here's some footage I took from Ramsey to the Creg. A Ducati 1098 appears at 7m30s for a riding lesson...



At 56k, your bike is a relative youngster :-)
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Post by badseeds on Fri 02 Oct 2015, 10:07 pm

Bungay to Beccles, flat oot; if you've got the spuds, these bikes have the gravy!


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