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Offline Catsick

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New Bike Blues
« on: Jul 19, 2021, 10:00 AM »
I'm probably not the first nor will be the last but what's the shortest time anyone's had a new bike for before realising it isn't for them and swapped it?

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #1 on: Jul 19, 2021, 10:56 AM »
Realised on ride home from dealer (didn't have a test ride  :182: ) but didn't sell for a year as I thought I would lose too much money and might get used to it, also did not know what else to try as I had thought long and hard before getting that bike  :notsure:

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #2 on: Jul 19, 2021, 04:29 PM »
A week in and I'm already questioning my choice lol
Can't knock the bike, it is brilliant however just does not feel right to me.

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #3 on: Jul 19, 2021, 09:10 PM »
What bike is this?

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #4 on: Jul 19, 2021, 09:21 PM »
I used to have a 2006 Z1000 and decided on the Z900 as the new bike being similar size cc. However things are different now, bikes have changed and so have I  :006:

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #5 on: Jul 20, 2021, 09:00 AM »
Yep, it's a dilemma.  I always insist on a half, or full day test ride before making a final decision on a bike change.

Some dealers refuse to allow such test rides, but fortunately my dealer is ok with it.

I would never change bikes without a  L O N G test ride.   I can't imagine the though of " Oh shi- I think I have dropped a bollock here" whilst only a few hours/days into new bike ownership. 
What would you rather be, or a wasp?

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #6 on: Jul 20, 2021, 10:48 AM »
All sorted now and am a lot happier now, new bike pickup tomorrow  :biker1: :001:

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #7 on: Jul 20, 2021, 10:50 AM »
Great news, what have you gone for this time?

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #8 on: Jul 20, 2021, 11:22 AM »
Gone for what I'm happy with and will keep me a member on this board for a while still, Mk3 2021 in Lime Green/Black :002:

Collect tomorrow all being well.

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Re: New Bike Blues
« Reply #9 on: Jul 20, 2021, 01:46 PM »
Well done, nice choice. Hopefully see you at the meet in September  :031: