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My new bike!

Discussion in 'Biker's Cafe' started by BigRazer93, May 18, 2010.

  1. BigRazer93

    Mobster

    Joined: Aug 24, 2009

    Posts: 2,821

    Got my first road bike today! Aprila Rx 50, 04 plate with 7k on the clock! Excellent condition, derestricted! I am waiting for my licence to arrive in the post anytime soon then off to take the cbt!

    £600 for the bike... got jacket, helmet, gloves, bike cover and goggles free!
    Couldn't be happier.

    First time ever riding a gear bike, had a go and got into third, so easy! Just remember to be a safe rider, No 1 rule!!!

    Anyway, on with a few pics, will get some better ones up tmorrow :D

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  2. Ghosteh

    Mobster

    Joined: Mar 18, 2006

    Posts: 4,144

    Location: Liverpool

    Enjoy, and be safe! Good luck with the CBT.
     
  3. The_Abyss

    Capodecina

    Joined: May 15, 2007

    Posts: 12,805

    Location: Ipswich / Bodham

    From what we can see, it looks tidy for a 6 year old. Get on and have some fun, and good luck with the CBT.
     
  4. oap

    Hitman

    Joined: Oct 19, 2002

    Posts: 871

    Location: Portsmouth

    Good luck, hope you have many safe years of biking :)
     
  5. Felix

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 25, 2003

    Posts: 2,702

    I would get a new helmet, you don't know if that free one has been dropped.
     
  6. Participant

    Caporegime

    Joined: May 13, 2003

    Posts: 31,113

    Location: Warwickshire

    Nice Baxi boiler!
     
  7. Wyvern971

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Oct 6, 2004

    Posts: 1,921

    Location: London

    Looks nice :)

    Have fun on it & stay safe :)

    Also (though it might not look quite as nice) try to get some sort of mirrors for it, even bar end ones are better than none. It makes checking behind you so much easier than constant shoulder checks!
     
  8. MADMAN69UK

    Hitman

    Joined: Sep 26, 2005

    Posts: 875

    Location: Midlands

    Lookin' good! :)

    Have fun on your CBT :)
     
  9. Ghosteh

    Mobster

    Joined: Mar 18, 2006

    Posts: 4,144

    Location: Liverpool

    Yeah didn't see that, definitely get some mirrors on there!

    Also, don't go riding in your tracksuite bottoms ;) lol.
     
  10. BigRazer93

    Mobster

    Joined: Aug 24, 2009

    Posts: 2,821

    Cheers lads :D Just been on the bike, just learning how to use the gears and what not. The bikes goes when she reaches 6k revs, just its a bit slow getting their. We took the fearings off etc to give the bike a proper examination over, and the air filter does need cleaning, so that could be one of the cultrets. Same with the carb, dad said he will give that a good cleaning.

    I am going to get a new helmet like you said, could of been dropped. Will get a right mirror so I can see who is up my arse and what not.

    Thanks for the good comments lads :)
     
  11. Scythe

    Soldato

    Joined: Jun 23, 2005

    Posts: 5,229

    What power is it putting out derestricted? It may be too powerful at the moment to run on your provisional, so will not be licenced or insured to ride it. Check it if you can.
     
  12. BigRazer93

    Mobster

    Joined: Aug 24, 2009

    Posts: 2,821

    Its been derestricted with a new pipe, its fine. It should reach 50mph.
     
  13. Electroshadow

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Dec 12, 2006

    Posts: 1,327

    ah i remember back in around 98, 99 when these first came out they were great everyone wanted one and they were about 3k.

    i wanted one so bad ( :( i only had a mighty yamaha DT50) mind you it ran on deisel, meths or whisky lol