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Beginner to riding in Dubai!

Hi everyone

I have recently passed my motorbike test here in Dubai! Wow - it was so difficult and all of 5minutes long!!

It was a very amusing experience but I still feel I need more practice to gain confidence, especially on these crazy roads.

Can anyone give me any tips/advice on riding in the UAE, especially for a newcomer to bikes? Or does anyone know of any absolute beginners like me?

I've been driving here and Oman for 7 years but don't think I'm ready for SZRoad on a bike just yet!.

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Hey Lou, if you want you can always come riding with me!!
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Thanks Sheikyabooty, that would be great and I'm sure we could have some fun
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Tour Oman

What about touring Oman In late September?
(OK, we'll let the sheik tug along on his flashy mount!)
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Anyone in the region up for a tour of Oman?
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What about touring Oman In late September?
(OK, we'll let the sheik tug along on his flashy mount!)
BTW
Anyone in the region up for a tour of Oman?
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Yes, I am.
BTW It might be a bit fraught riding around Sharjah & Dubai but I haven't been hit yet. I got driven into by a stationary car pulling into traffic from the opposite side of the road in sleepy Grantham last month!
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hi guys.... i'm going to be visiting your country next week. Can you give me any tips where to rent a motorcycle and where i should ride. I would like to do just day trips as my girlfriend will be attending a dental conference and she wants me to be around for supper. I'm staying at the AL QSAR for a week starting Oct 22 tll the 28 then at the Sofitel for the next 10 days.... If you guys would also be interested in hooking up with a fellow rider from Canada that would be great too.

Hope you guys get to read this post before i leave from Montreal...

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Thanks Sheikyabooty, that would be great and I'm sure we could have some fun
Hey, Lou & Sam, I get the cosy, love-in chat above now...
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PS Hope you had a great Eid.
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Hey, Lou & Sam, I get the cosy, love-in chat above now...
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PS Hope you had a great Eid.
Damn our cover is blown!!

Our eid was pretty uneventful, how was the trip?
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