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Hello everyone

Hi im Richie im 28 and have been lurking on the site for some time but i now find myself out of excuses to not make a big trip.
I have split from my wife and have reached the point in my job where i have to make a choice to stay of go and its time to jump ship and live a little. Im about to sell my Z1000 and get a more suitable bike to travel on so im trawling Ebay each day.
Hopefully ill get chance to get to a meet and have a chat with people and get plenty of research done from the site.

so hopefully ill meet some of you soon
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Try a TTR.

Hi, check out Yamaha's ttr 600r. I have a good one and need to sell it. I live in Brighton and the bike's there, SORNed at the moment. If you don't want to take a pillion, long distance that is, and don't mind kick start only, this is a superb bike. The suspension is excellent...compliant and much better than on Yamaha's XT's. This one, 2001 I think, has a large capacity, 20l Acerbis fuel tank, 29,000 km and is tip top mechanically with surface corrosion on most fasteners. The oil and filters have always been changed as needed and the pads, discs, chain and sprockets are all very good. The front Pirelli tyre is good and I'm going to put on a new rear one. I can post photos if you're interested. I'd like £1,300 for it MOT'd, 6 months' tax and with a spare chain. Some people advise against a kick start incase you injure a leg but the advantage is a very light and nimble bike with very little to go wrong electrically. Regards, Lindsay
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Glad to count you amongst the many friends online and happy planning for your future adventures wherever they may take you.
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Hi Linzi and Turbocharger and thanks for the warm welcome.

Linzi could you post pictures or PM me i would be interested it sounds like just what i am looking for thanks for the offer, my only problem would be that im away at the moment till mid-end of June in a hot sunny place with work but if i was to be interested in buying the bike would you be able to wait till i get back? i could come and collect it straight away on my return and could even give you a small deposit if you wanted me to ?
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Hello, Richie, welcome to the HUBB!
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Hi Ritchie, I had meant to pm you rather than post, oops. I'll sort out photos asp. Oh and welcome to the world of broader horizons. Lindsay.
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