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Offline Fossie

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Hello from Manchester area!
« on: August 08, 2019, 21:50:37 »
Hello I'm Fossie ... Thought I'd pop by as we ( explain later) have been issued with 650 v strom as company bikes!
 OK so I'm a dispatch rider....now referred to as motorcycle courier...and have been for the last 28 years op / ova 'ere in Manchester. For the last 8 years working for a blood lab.
8 weeks ago our aging Bandits  (275000 miles ) were replaced with DL 650's complete with scottoiler , Suzuki luggage, hand guards ,and centre stand for less than £8 grand :shock:
 Since then we ( there are 2 riders on our circuit)  I have done 8000miles  on mine, and the other 9500miles..   I had 2 weeks holiday so lower mileage.
  My shift is 12 hrs around Manchester covering 175 miles on a set route collecting and dropping back at the lab every 1/2 hour, with a break at 1330 til 1400 then 1530 while 1600. Covering 25-30 collections a day. 5 days a week.
 The other bike is adhoc covering the jobs in between and transfusion stock ., this route goes further about 75 miles radius, as and when required.
  Anyway I just thought I'd explain just to say it's very comfy, and we got used to the width after a week or so.....
 Weekends I use my other bikes ...all Suzuki Katana's  :icon_no: :thumb:
There will be questions . Cheers.

Offline Mep

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2019, 22:11:41 »
Hello Rosie  :welcome:
Great intro

Offline Graham62

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2019, 22:23:50 »
 :welcome: and what a great job. :dl_bike:
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Graham

Offline Brockett

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2019, 22:42:55 »
Hello and  :welcome2:
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.

Nothing travels faster than the speed of time.

Online Asmith61

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2019, 22:59:51 »
 :welcome:

Offline SuzukiSte

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2019, 00:09:52 »
 :welcome: :thumb:

Online MartinW

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2019, 05:53:48 »
Hello Fossie and  :welcome:
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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2019, 06:39:38 »
 :welcome:

Offline Gert

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2019, 07:20:13 »
 :welcome:

Offline UK_Vstrom650

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2019, 21:33:20 »
 :welcome:

Offline SimStrom

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2019, 22:21:57 »
 :welcome:
This message was sent from my 650's on'board computer system

Offline tallpaul

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2019, 23:50:24 »
 :welcome:
Old enough to know better, but still too young to care...

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Re: Hello from Manchester area!
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2019, 19:36:41 »
 :welcome: