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Post  kurt999 on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 12:12 am

So...HI EVERYONE!!!

Hope you don't mind me joining in. My name's Neil but everyone calls me Kurt. I'm in south east England and I work as a Paramedic in London. Prior to taking up medicine as a career I trained as an engineer and worked both at a large Suzuki dealership and also a tuning shop. I've been riding and racing bikes for the last 30 or so years. My last (drag) race bike was a 99 1216 Bandit with a lot in the motor and a 100 shot of gas. Ran that in the 9s until a piston popped out to say hello at about 150mph and my wallet cried enough!

My latest ride is a 2012 1250FA. Already has a pipe on it and my PCV should be here today.

Thanks for a great forum, I'm off to read some more here.

All the best

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Post  paul on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 12:14 am

Welcome Kurt , interesting life you live Very Happy

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Post  kurt999 on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 12:43 am

Thanks :-) You don't know the half of it...just spent some time in the Himalayas working as a Medic. Can't wait to go back!!!

Ride safe

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Post  Kiwisteve on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 7:22 am

Welcome along Kurt

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Post  madmax on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 7:24 am

Of course your welcome Kurt, we don't care where you hail from. All part of the Aussie nature Smile

All we care about is that your riding a bike, preferably a bandit and you prefer riding to living;)

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Post  Hammy on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 9:17 am

Hi Kurt and welcome aboard.  Enjoy.
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Post  2wheelsagain on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 10:07 am

G'day Kurt & welcome aboard Smile

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Post  Ewok1958 on Wed 06 Nov 2013, 12:11 pm

Welcome Kurt.  I must say I'm envious of the availability and cost (ie cheapness) of stuff in the UK.  I've a subscription to Practical Sportsbikes and love every bit of it.  Enjoy your forum reading.

PS: Go Southampton (I think I'm the only supporter in Australia!!).  Just need to improve the sloppy goal keeping.bounce bounce
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Post  sb1250 on Thu 07 Nov 2013, 7:55 pm

Hello and welcome Kurt. Enjoy!

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Post  reddog on Thu 07 Nov 2013, 11:03 pm

Welcome Kurt. I'm married to a first gen Australian.All the rest of her clan hopped off the boat from Dorsett direction I'm led to believe.

Nothing wrong with the bandit's, plenty of bang for buck. I've had mine at tracks days keeping up with R6's, done some quick road riding and two upped the wife for quite a few k's. They are a jack of all trades, I wouldn't get rid of mine even though I know there are better and faster beasts out there. My wifes cousin will give me a go of his 2012 Western Australian State championship winning ZX10r one day Smile That thing is an absolute rocket ship.
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Post  jstava on Fri 08 Nov 2013, 3:17 pm

Welcome Kurt. Always to hear from another, even if weekend rides might be out of the question.  But who knows, you are a traveller, to be sure.  

I'm also new to this mob, and if you are like me, will find this forum a wealth of good ideas and advice.  Enjoy.

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Post  kewwig on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 7:58 am

And welcome from the Kiwis!
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Post  mtbeerwah on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 9:30 am

welcome mate,

a very noble career you have. Himalayas as a medic would be testing I`m guessing, given the resources available?

happy chatting mate!!
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Post  Kiwisteve on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 12:00 pm

@kewwig wrote:And welcome from the Kiwis!
To late, I welcomed him a few days ago Very Happy

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Post  paul on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 1:49 pm

@Kiwisteve wrote:
@kewwig wrote:And welcome from the Kiwis!
To late, I welcomed him a few days ago Very Happy

I thought that was from the ones who had traveled across the big water to the promised land  Razz Razz

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Post  Kiwisteve on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 8:21 pm

@paul wrote:
@Kiwisteve wrote:
@kewwig wrote:And welcome from the Kiwis!
To late, I welcomed him a few days ago Very Happy
I thought that was from the ones who had traveled across the big water to the promised land  Razz Razz
To the land of the smoke cloud! Razz

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Post  kewwig on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 9:03 pm

Those of us in NZ like to think of you lot in Aussie as being in NZ West.  Conquering Centerlink by Centrelink......
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Post  Re-Cycled on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 9:39 pm

@kewwig wrote:Those of us in NZ like to think of you lot in Aussie as being in NZ West.  Conquering Centerlink by Centrelink......
What's the difference between a Kiwi and ET?

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Post  kewwig on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 9:41 pm

ET finally buggered off home
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Post  Re-Cycled on Sat 09 Nov 2013, 10:18 pm

@kewwig wrote:ET finally buggered off home
lol! one of my all time favourites!

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Post  perrylev on Sat 23 Nov 2013, 8:43 am

Hi all
I'm from Melbourne. sold my '06 Bandit one year ago for a 2010 1250 FA. Absolutely love these bikes!
Wrote that off two weeks and have now gone back to the slower cruiser M109r.
Probably won't have as much fun on the bends any more but may stay out of hospital.
I have a near new sheepskin available for the Bandit (I think will fit 2004 to 2014 models) also Ventura rack and support bars plus mirror extenders if anyone is interested, let me know.
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Post  Kiwisteve on Sat 23 Nov 2013, 2:04 pm

@perrylev wrote:Hi all
I'm from Melbourne. sold my '06 Bandit one year ago for a 2010 1250 FA. Absolutely love these bikes!
Wrote that off two weeks and have now gone back to the slower cruiser M109r.
Probably won't have as much fun on the bends any more but may stay out of hospital.
I have a near new sheepskin available for the Bandit (I think will fit 2004 to 2014 models) also Ventura rack and support bars plus mirror extenders if anyone is interested, let me know.
Thanks
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Perry, start your own intro topic, you may get more responses

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Post  paul on Sat 23 Nov 2013, 3:50 pm

@Kiwisteve wrote:
@perrylev wrote:Hi all
I'm from Melbourne. sold my '06 Bandit one year ago for a 2010 1250 FA. Absolutely love these bikes!
Wrote that off two weeks and have now gone back to the slower cruiser M109r.
Probably won't have as much fun on the bends any more but may stay out of hospital.
I have a near new sheepskin available for the Bandit (I think will fit 2004 to 2014 models) also Ventura rack and support bars plus mirror extenders if anyone is interested, let me know.
Thanks
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Perry, start your own intro topic, you may get more responses

I would say he is only trying to sell his no longer needed stuff Rolling Eyes

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