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Offline Chimpy

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Hello all
« on: March 17, 2018, 18:22:12 »
After faffing around looking for a new bike, my hand was finally forced when my enduro bike's battery caught fire from an internal short circuit! Fortunately, GT Motorcycles in Plymouth did me a great deal on a new pre-registered V-Strom 650 AL6 ABS, with 4 miles on the clock, and even delivered it to my house this last Wednesday! I love it; it feels like a Rolls Royce against my ATK. It's only going to take a few days to get up to 600 miles and the first service 😀. It has the hand/lever guards, lower cowling and a OEM topbox on, for the princely sum of 5999. I haven't owned a Suzuki since the seventies when a TS100 served me well on and off-road. Well chuffed!

Offline Graham62

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2018, 18:38:01 »
Hello and  :welcome:
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Graham

Offline MartinW

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2018, 18:39:03 »
Hello Chimpy and  :welcome:

I only had 4 miles on mine when I got it too  :thumb:
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Offline UK_Vstrom650

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2018, 19:36:51 »
 :welcome:

Offline DLste

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2018, 19:51:19 »
 :welcome: :thumb:
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Offline Asmith61

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2018, 20:36:19 »
Hello chimpy  :welcome: :thumb:

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2018, 20:48:47 »
 :welcome2: Chimpy
Look at the clock and the calendar.
It'll never be now again.
So just get out and do it.
As fast as you possibly can.

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2018, 21:04:57 »
 :welcome:
Old enough to know better, but still too young to care...

Offline pegemc

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2018, 21:10:11 »
Hello there  :welcome:
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Offline Paul_Nicholson

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2018, 21:17:26 »
 :welcome:

Nice, I paid that for a pre reg L5 with 250 miles and no extras.

Offline Lincsman

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2018, 22:56:11 »
Greetings from Lincolnshire.
Unless it's got two wheels and an engine slung in the middle, I'm not interested.
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2018, 06:39:29 »
 :welcome: from :traitor:

I had to google ATK, I'd never heard of one.

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/atk/atk_605.htm
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Offline wurzel

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2018, 08:43:41 »
Nice machine the old atk, a bit rare they are!
Welcome to you chimpy, that name gave mevisions of a v Strom with ape hanger handlebars, I need therapy... :icon_drool5:

Offline 650XT Pete

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #13 on: March 18, 2018, 09:18:04 »
Hello and  :welcome:
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Re: Hello all
« Reply #14 on: March 18, 2018, 14:54:27 »
Hello and welcome mate ;)
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Offline Chimpy

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Re: Hello all
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2018, 15:18:26 »
Wow, what a friendly welcome! :ty: