What was your first bike !!

Discussion in 'Owners Bikes' started by Ned52, Dec 13, 2017.

  1. Ned52

    Ned52 Old Hand Club Sponsor

    This was mine...................

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  2. slim63

    slim63 Never surrender Club Sponsor

    My first fully road legal was a brand new H100s but I'd been using various stuff on the road since the age of about 14 including going to school on a 750/4 at about 15 :oops::D
     
  3. johnboy

    johnboy rather fond of a cream bun Club Sponsor

    Suzuki GT50 followed by Yamaha RD250A, one of those bikes you wish you had kept hold of, ah hindsight.
     
  4. andyBeaker

    andyBeaker Moderator Staff Member Moderator Club Sponsor

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    Something similar to above. I rattle canned mine in Vauxhall Honey Stardust (metallic gold) and it had knobbly tyres , rat trap pedals, huge cow horn bars and all the other cool bits of the day. Converted it to a ten speed derailleur after a few years.

    Gave it away to my next door neighbour who promptly had it nicked.

    Great bike. Loved the cow horns, much better than ape hangers.
     
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  5. noobie

    noobie Clueless in most things Club Sponsor

    First bicycle a red moulton mini, first motorbike ridden which was on private ground, a ts185 and first motorbike after passing my test, a purple and orange zzr1100 d1
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  6. Ajeman

    Ajeman Old Hand Club Sponsor

    I had a BMW F650GS as my first bike. Owned it 3 months and it went back to the dealer 5 times for warranty work, only got to ride it for about 3 weeks in total. The last time I took it in I handed the keys back and had my money back.

    Then brought a CBR1000F, fantastic bike and very comfortable but sold it after a couple of years due to not using it (Which I now regret) but kids were little and it wasn't going to be used anytime soon.

    Then the kids got older so I went looking for another CBR1000F but discovered the BBird, which I'm never going to sell. If I fancy a change in the future it will be in addition to the bird, not a replacement.
     
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