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Old 13th January 2009, 18:11   #16
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First and it was the Best Suzuki Shogun(1998 ,52500 Rs On Road ) i forced my parents for this bike,it took 3 months for me to convince them for this bike,My Dad want me to go for Hero Honda Splendor but some how managed to convince them.In the process of conversion from Splendor to Shogun even my Mom started loving Shogun and she know what is the Bhp of Shogun and other details

I Still remember the day on which i got delivery of the bike it was 10 th June 1998 and i insisted the dealer that i will take delivery of the bike from godown,so we took the delivery from Bhiwandi godown,and in First week only i completed 950Km and time for the First service.

But on 7th Sept. 2005 my Bike got stolen from our buliding compound it was the worst day i cried like anything, i was in deep shock for next few days,that was the attachment with her.

Shogun was really THE BOSS of Indian Road.
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Old 13th January 2009, 18:13   #17
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First bike was Ind Suzuki AX 100 then Kawasaki Bajaj KB 100, switched over to Kinetic honda then to my current possessions Honda Activa and HH Ambition (kick start)
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Old 13th January 2009, 19:19   #18
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Nice to see people who started off with Hero Puch. My parents got me one in '94 and I enjoyed it for nearly 7 years and in 2001 bought a Bajaj Caliber.
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Old 13th January 2009, 19:42   #19
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First bike was a 1986 Yamaha rd 350 LT. Then bought a Yamaha rx100 in 1994. Now switched back to the RD again.
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Old 13th January 2009, 19:46   #20
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Mine was yamaha RX-100 1993, drove it for 8 years and then sold it due to Relocation. Again bought Rx-100 Second hand in Bangalore, I guess same 1993 model bought in 2001 and sold it in 2004. Just love that bike.
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Old 13th January 2009, 20:26   #21
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my first bike was RX100(1994) purchased as second hand on 10th nov1998(Rs 26k)and sold in 2001.my parents and my brothers r amazed why i am decided on a second hand bike instead of new one.Because at that time Rx 100 is not available for sale.If i force them they will surely purchase a brand new RX135 for me cos at that time rs 10-12k bike financing scheme is lot more easier then shelling out total 26k rs in hard cash.
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Old 13th January 2009, 20:50   #22
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My first bike and still is the HH Cbz xtreme, got her on 07-03-07 , till now 34k kms have been done. Vibes a lot above 90 that's it.
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Old 13th January 2009, 20:58   #23
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Originally Posted by sammyboy View Post
aah well my puch was from the import bunch so with full time triple riding with full throttle it was with me for about 60k kms . Then I gave it to a friend who was still having fun with it till last year. Now its been retired .
May be the imported ones were different in terms of reliability. I've to admit that even mine didn't have issues with respect to power. It said 4.15 bhp, but the initial acceleration made you feel as if it was much more. Come to think of it, I did enjoy racing with the big boys in congested streets where the initial surge of the HP was really kickass.

On the flipside, my frequent interactions with the service staff allowed me insights into some interesting things which would otherwise be elusive to a normal teenager: I learnt about the harsh realities of our complex social system from the point of view of the head-mechanic of the HP dealership. I learnt of issues he is having with his girl, the perils of a muslim boy having an affair with a hindu girl and what not.

On the other hand, I also learnt practical workings of a two stroke engine much before it was taught to me in the engg. course. And, I learnt with passionate involvement. After all, it was my own bike's engine which as being dismantled and re-assembled in front of my eyes.

The only other time I started getting a flavor of such experience was with my Tata Safari. Expectedly, I promptly sold it off.

Originally Posted by parimal_g View Post
Shogun was really THE BOSS of Indian Road.
I too have fond memories of this bike. One of my closest buddies had this one. Awesome acceleration man, and along with that exhaust note, man it was a delight.

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Old 13th January 2009, 22:52   #24
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My first bike was/is Yamaha RX135 4sp. She is still going strong with little maintaince.
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Old 13th January 2009, 22:56   #25
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My first motored two wheeler was Bajaj Cub. My dad bought it in 1986 and became mine in 1994 when i was doing my 10th class. It had only three gears. Used to get Rs 100 from dad for fuel but will fill for Rs 60 and the rest was for my expenses. And that used to last for a week. A liter petrol was around Rs 18 then.

My second two wheeler was Vespa Select(1995) and third was hero Honda CBZ(2000).
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Old 13th January 2009, 23:30   #26
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My first bike was RE machismo 350 bought in 99.
still have it with me
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Old 13th January 2009, 23:46   #27
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My first bike was a Yamaha RXG. Later removed the stickers and painted it to look like RX135. Sold it off and got a Yamaha RX135 5 Speed which I still have.
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Old 14th January 2009, 00:36   #28
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My First bike was a RX. Which I still have and will continue to keep....
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Old 14th January 2009, 01:25   #29
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There are quiet a few here who Had HERO PUCH as the first one,

i had the same it was a HERO PUCH SHAKTI 3G,
this one had 3 gears as compared to the other ones.
actually i personally wanted the Hero Puch Turbo Sport with those While Wheels. but dad insisted on the 3 geared one for better efficiency
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Old 14th January 2009, 01:59   #30
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My first Vehicle was a Bajaj Sunny (1994), then upgraded to a second hand RX-100 in 1998 after pestering my mom & dad for almost 3 months who were going to buy a HH Splendour. The RX was totally refurbished in 2007 & still loving her (Pic Attached), also got myself a P-150 in 2005 which is also Running Strong.

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