Yet another new boy

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Yet another new boy

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Hi All, joined a while back but have been lurking and keeping an eye on things.

I’m Bob and based near Taunton. Me and the missus moved down here from Surrey three years back, and I’m still learning how best to ride the lanes. The missus stopped riding (Street Triple and GPZ500, both sold), I sold my ZZR600E5 (long distance commuter) and now I have my 950SM left. Pleasure rides only these days, but I need to get back to a higher level of riding confidence. So if you pass a wobbly orange 950SM give me a wide berth!

Cheers, Bob
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hi bob, welcome back.

get your name down for one of the rides and come play.
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Lovely bike, the 950SM.

I remember looking and lusting at one at the NEC when they first came out.

Be good to see you and it out on a ride sometime
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I'm not that far away from you so hope to meet up soon.

Planning to meet up with Billinom8s ride at West bay on 05/12
viewtopic.php?f=37&t=101179&p=301748#p301748.

I'm meeting up with Foz at Eli's for the ride down. Be great to see you
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Hi Bob, welcome along hope to see out and about soon!!
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Hi Bob and welcome.

Your more the welcome on ride outs but you might find the friendly ride a nice one to feel good as a starter.

Hope to meet up some time soon
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menzies3032 wrote: Nov 20th, '21, 11:32 Hi Bob and welcome.

Your more the welcome on ride outs but you might find the friendly ride a nice one to feel good as a starter.

Hope to meet up some time soon
Thanks to one and all :-bd . I think a ‘friendly’ would be the way forward, so I’ll keep an eye open.

Cheers, Bob
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You'll be fine on the ride on December 5th.

It's not a fast run and the roads are nice and easy. Plus we stick together so there's no need to worry about 'keeping up'.
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billinom8s wrote: Nov 22nd, '21, 03:51 You'll be fine on the ride on December 5th.

It's not a fast run and the roads are nice and easy. Plus we stick together so there's no need to worry about 'keeping up'.
Sounds good but my Sundays are currently booked up until spring. Saturdays and mid-weekdays are easier for me (retired), so I will keep my eye on what’s announced.

Cheers, Bob
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I'll be doing another Thursday ride before Chrimbo. North Devon, Exmoor and West Somerset is the usual patch. Off season rides are less "spirited" so you should be happy to come and meet some of the gang. As you're retired we may inaugurate you as a "greyone" - if you pass the test :mrgreen:
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ptolemyx wrote: Nov 23rd, '21, 05:59 ................................................. As you're retired we may inaugurate you as a "greyone" - if you pass the test :mrgreen:
It's true - we're taking over :) .

Here's the run Brian's talking about and it'll be KTM-friendly - hopefully Triumph-friendly too :) :) . . . . . . viewtopic.php?f=37&t=101190
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