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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Well hi everyone, new member and pretty new rider too.

A little about me, first started riding in June on an Aprilia RS 125 and soon got bored lol, as much fun as it was, it just wasnt big enough (not just power but size either) so decided to hunt around for a bigger bike.

Came across the GSXR 600 K1 and hunted for what I believed to be a good buy (if there's such a thing lol) anyway found a K1 1999 with 17k on the clock and I snapped it up for 1400 and was chuffed (infact I felt like a 12yr old again!) So now I'm still getting used to riding a bigger bike, but I'm glad I started on an RS because it's a racing bike (even if it is a 125) this got me used to leaning and how a racing bike rides (as opposed to a YBR lol) but I still have a lot to learn.

Anyway this is feeling like an essay lol, there's a few questions I have i.e; Lights and brake upgrading and rain tyres. But will look else where in the forum for that.

A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths..
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Welcome to GDC. Put up some pics of the bikes.
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post #4 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 04:43 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the welcome

I just re-read my post and my bike is a '99 SRAD lol not sure how I failed to mention that....
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Welcome, so you have a 99 SRAD...where'd the K1 600 come from?

Post up some pictures of your bike.


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Well hi everyone, new member and pretty new rider too.

A little about me, first started riding in June on an Aprilia RS 125 and soon got bored lol, as much fun as it was, it just wasnt big enough (not just power but size either) so decided to hunt around for a bigger bike.

Came across the GSXR 600 K1 and hunted for what I believed to be a good buy (if there's such a thing lol) anyway found a K1 1999 with 17k on the clock and I snapped it up for 1400 and was chuffed (infact I felt like a 12yr old again!) So now I'm still getting used to riding a bigger bike, but I'm glad I started on an RS because it's a racing bike (even if it is a 125) this got me used to leaning and how a racing bike rides (as opposed to a YBR lol) but I still have a lot to learn.

Anyway this is feeling like an essay lol, there's a few questions I have i.e; Lights and brake upgrading and rain tyres. But will look else where in the forum for that.
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Thanks for the welcome

I just re-read my post and my bike is a '99 SRAD lol not sure how I failed to mention that....
So it's a '99 and not a K1 then?
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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-16-2012, 05:29 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah its an SRAD '99
Like I said still learning (doesn't bode well if I don't even know what bike I've got!)

On my phone at the moment so not sure if I can upload any pics.
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No rush on the photos...get to a desktop or somewhere safe to upload.



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Hoping this pic comes up...
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she's a beauty.




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post #12 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 02:08 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks! Looking to upgrade the lights and she'll be perfect lol.
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Stay safe out there pal, be extra careful now the weather is closing in and gear up.
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post #14 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-17-2012, 11:09 AM Thread Starter
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Yeah fully geared up, taking no chances lol. Need to change the tyres soon though as their Battleaxe on at the moment, thinking of Metzeler A6's...?

I'm down south, around Salisbury area.
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