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    Old Boi signs up

    Saying hello. I havent ridden in too many years but now looking to get back on two wheels.

    I am trawling the Classic and Vintage section on Trademe and have added a few to my watch list.

    Looking at Royal Enfield, Triumph and one or two Japanese and other European makes.

    I dont see myself touring but just tooling around my town enjoying the sunny Sundays .

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    1/32 man

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1/32 man View Post
    ... I dont see myself touring but just tooling around my town enjoying the sunny Sundays .

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    1/32 man
    Howdy.

    They all say that. Then they buy their motorcycle ... and they're never home.

    But ... whatever you get ... enjoy your sunny Napier sunny Sunday rides.

    And you might surprise yourself just how far you can travel on a Sunday.
    Sweat wipes off. Road-rash doesn't.

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    Thanks Mr FJ....all I have done so far is put a few machines on my TM watchlist....and had a bit of a dream.

    On the watch list are three Honda Hornet 900's, a Ducati Monster and a couple of Enfield bullets. Usually I look to see where the bikes are, cost, kms, condition and what are they like for a small guy like me.....any input, comments,opinions or thoughts welcome. My budget is around 5k.

    TIA

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    Kwaka W650/800 would be ideal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonez View Post
    Kwaka W650/800 would be ideal.
    Thanks, I like those but most are a little over my budget.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1/32 man View Post
    Thanks, I like those but most are a little over my budget.
    What kind of dosh are we looking at if you don't mind me asking?

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    What kind of dosh are we looking at if you don't mind me asking?
    $5k....give or take

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1/32 man View Post
    $5k....give or take
    Well you are actualy spoilt for chose really. Lots of good models in that price range, including new.

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    Yebut what I want is mostly more than what I have....there is one I have my eye on though

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