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Old 10-11-2017, 02:02 AM
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got a new job recently and its more in the city so looking for a bike/scooter to make the journeys easier.
Got my CBT coming up soon then ill be able to ride anything >125cc
got budget of about £1000
want something fun, maybe a road legal pit or similar...
any ideas?
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I think you will find that it is < 125cc (and up to 11Kw IIRC).

If you are only riding in the city then get a scooter, so much more practical.
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Honda Zoomer 50 Special ONLY 30 miles, ££££ spent



i know nothing about scooters other than there are some large engined ones around now. A tool on something called a TMAX (is that twatmax vs VMAX for velocity max) tried to race me at the lights the other day. When he royally lost he then nearly killed himself to get by in traffic.

they are unstable with dinky wheels but will do the job

Yamaha dt125lc 1986 ypvs full power
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What ^^^ said.
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all very cool ideas but out of my price range, I dont really want to spend over £1k
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There's a '14 Yam YBR 125 (cat C) for a bit over a monkey on that site.

Leave you some change toward all the gear and insurance and shit you'll need. A bag isn't a lot...and you'll be less worried if you drop it due to some dozy cur driver.
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Nick makes a good point as always

you need a lid
you really want a good jacket
some jeans - JTS do very decent kevlar jeans @ £100

that's your bag gone
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I had a YBR125 to learn on, it was fine. Did 80 miles a day on it until i passed my test. For a grand, i'd rather have a tatty old CB500.
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