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|20th August 2010, 22:02||#872|
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Join Date: Nov 2009
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I learnt to ride a bike in 2005, got my Driving license in 2005. My first bike was Hero Honda Splendor plus.I used it for two years and learnt all biking skills on this bike, did long trips within the city more. I used to get around 70-73kmpl. I sold it off in 2007, it had completed 24000km. Next I went for Suzuki Zeus in 2007, it was not a head turner kind of bike but was VFM. I used it for less than a year and sold it off in 2008. I rode this bike for 14,500km. Mileage was pretty consistent in the 50 kmpl range. I then fell in love with Hunk and bought it in October 2008. This bike was very close to my heart and I had a nice partnership with this bike for 1.5 years. I never expected a great mileage from this beast and it never went beyond 40kmpl. But this bike had the best pickup in its class and overtaking with this bike was very cool. I sold it off in April 2010 after having it driven for around 15,000km.
|20th August 2010, 22:40||#873|
Join Date: Feb 2007
Thanked: 54 Times
I have been riding bikes for the past 12 years.
1. 1998 Hero honda street( Nice bike.very easy to ride but let down by looks)
I wanted to buy RXZ but my dad gave me 2 choices only. HH splendor or HH street.
Went with street for novelty sake.
2.Suzuki fiero 2001 - Still riding it. Done close to one lakh kms.
3.2007 Pulsar 200 - Done 28k kms.
5. Thinking of a Thunderbird.
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|21st August 2010, 01:38||#874|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Thanked: 70 Times
I have been riding bikes on and off for the last 10 years.
1, RX-100. My dad's bike. Learned to ride on this beauty.
2, 2008 Suzuki Heat. I bought it with my one year's conveyance allowance. Now I use her mainly for going to the market, especially fish market. She is a no problemo bike.
3, 1975 Royal Enfield Bullet 350. Always wanted to get one. Finally got a good deal and having been riding the Bull for the last 1 year. I went on a solo trip to Kochi from Pune via Bangalore. The baby didn't even crib. She was hitting 100 on NH 4 and NH 47. Even the swamy roads of Kerala didn't do much to her.
4, Will get an 883 Iron if Harley introduces it here.
The following pic was clicked somewhere in TN (NH47) during my recent trip.
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|21st August 2010, 02:21||#875|
Join Date: Mar 2009
Thanked: 168 Times
Own a Pulsar 220 F - P220 F.
Currently it has Pirelli Sport Demon tyres and NGK Iridium Spark Plugs, but by the end of next week, it will have a free flow and a modifed head.
Will be doing some tests too.
Here is my thread where everything shall be posted and many pics of my bike are present there.
|21st August 2010, 02:26||#876|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Thanked: 629 Times
Currently own two...my first 'own money' two wheeler...a Kinetic Zing 80. Partially retired it in Sept 2009 when I bought the Hunk...
It is a Ebony Gray colour...done 14K kms...runs mostly stock...Two accidents already!
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|21st August 2010, 11:04||#877|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Thanked: 81 Times
I have been riding bikes for the last 14 or so years.
My first ride was a Kinetic Honda paid some 39k in around 1996.
Then I went to Delhi on work and stayed there for about 4 yrs and there my ride was again a borrowed Kinetic honda and later a kinetic Honda marvel.
Then back in Mumbai 02 and I bought a Hero Honda Passion for around 42-44k dont remember exactly and rode it for a good 60k kms. Later my brother bought a Honda Unicorn and we used to switch rides on and off. Later I got a chance to go to UK and it was time to sell my HH Passion. It helped me even when it was sold (bought the ticket to UK with that money).
Later when I came back to mumbai for some time I was riding a borrowed Hero Honda CBZ .
Later after a lot of research and help for T-Bhp I treated myself with a Royal Enfield Thunderbird Twinspark proudly paid 108k for it.
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|21st August 2010, 11:14||#878|
Join Date: May 2005
Thanked: 397 Times
Currently R15 first batch since last 2+ years, and Bajaj P220 FI first batch, TVS Scooty
These bikes are no more with me
TVS Apache first batch
Kinetic Comet 250
Yamaha 135 4gear
|22nd August 2010, 20:19||#879|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Alleppey, Kerala
Thanked: 54 Times
First scooter to ride - Lambretta (sold)
1990 model Bajaj Stride
1991 model Royal enfield 350
2001 model Suzuki Fiero (sold)
2005 model Honda Unicorn
Among these, the bull, the uni and stride is with me riding good.
|24th August 2010, 10:03||#881|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Thanked: 174 Times
First Bike it was actually Dad's Scooter LML Select 150 CC Two Stroke,what a scooter it was,very good handling for a scooter,used to smoke all the 100 CC bikes (4 Strokes),
Second was THE BOSS,TVS Suzuki Shogun,was with me for almost 7 years and more than 95k Kms,it was real beast,pick up,the sound,the handling was unmatched at that time,the way its engine used to rev till 11k RPM,and the accelaration for a 108cc pot,was too good,still miss the bike a lot.
The current one is TVS Vcitor 125 GLX,its boring bike,not that its bad.but its too reliable,in 50k KMs had only changed tyres one accelarator cable,only headligh bulb and Break pads,no other failure,but very smooth,comfortable good looking bike.
Am looking fron new apache hope TVS Comes with 250 cc or there is a rumor of new Apache Something Hyper in next month,lets wait and see.
|24th August 2010, 13:56||#883|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Thanked: 199 Times
Yezdi Classic - Got from my dad
Yamaha Rx135 - My College sweetheart
Done thousands of KM on the highway
Bangalore - Madurai - Kodaikanal
Bangalore - Coimbatore
Bangalore - Ooty X 2
Bangalore - Salem X 4
Bangalore - Nandhi hills X n
|24th August 2010, 17:03||#884|
Join Date: Feb 2010
Thanked: 2 Times
I started driving around 14 yrs back. My 2 wheelers in Chronological order:
Apart from this I also used my dad's Bajaj Chetak (learnt driving on it).
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