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Old 26 Jan 2007
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Good to be here!

Hi to all,

this seemed the most appropriate forum for a new member to say hello!

I found HU via Chris Scott's Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, which I bought to cheer myself up from winters gloom.

Well, what a discovery! A fantastic source of information and entertainment!

I've had loads of bikes over the years and covered thousands of miles here in Scotland(including seven winters in a row...brrr!)and a short Enfield trip in Southern India but the last few years have been spent buying a house, going to work etc etc. Now security is all very well but it sure ain't everything!
Between Chris's book and this site I feel inspired to get out there and start covering some miles! Well it might have too wait a little longer as I'm currently laid up with a hernia! All the more time to spend on the site!

Tell me if it's karma but first I find the AMH, then this site and now one of my neighbours has offered me his '98 Transalp, 20000mls, great condition for £1200.00 Maybe it's meant to be or am I missing something?
Comments and opinions welcomed!
I look forward to corresponding with you all.
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Welcome, buy the transalp and get yourself booked in to the Hubb meeting this year in Derbyshire. Guaranteed to further wet your appetite!
Good luck with the recovery!
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Sounds like serendipity is working for you - must have good karma or something!

Welcome and I look forward to seeing you in June on the new
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Thanks for the welcome

Just wanted to say thanks for the welcome to the site.

I had a test ride on the Alp on Monday night. I was too impatient to put all my gear on and did I freeze? Oh yeah...! But I had a big grin frozen to my face! Tried it out two-up tonight and it seems pretty capable so I think it's a goer!

Hope to do the deal on Saturday which, by another karma like coincidence, happens to be my birthday. Not a bad present I reckon. And then I think I'll be signing up for the Hubb meeting.

Cheers again, Honda tech board here I come!
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