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    Hi folks,

    My gf recently dragged me to Canberra from overseas ( France ) so I don't know much about the place and the surroundings... but I already love it! (except the cold weather and the fact that you guys drive on the wrong side of the road :D)

    I just decided to buy a reasonably cheap commuter / weekend toy... So I got a pretty decent 2008 KLE 500.

    I have been riding road bikes since I turned 18 and I previously owned a zr7 and a tdm... thought the KLE would be a bit short on power but I really like it (and i's so comfy cause I'm very tall)... Well except on the freeway!

    So If they are any keen riders here... I'm always up for new adventures!

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    Oh and English is of course my second language so I apologise in advance for any misspellings.
     
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    supamodel Secret Aaaaaagent Man Staff Member Moderator Supporter

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    Bonjour! Ça va? Belle moto.
     
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    Welcome! Your English seems better than most of ours! :21.gif:

    The good news is that this is about as cold as it gets. It will get warmer :)
     
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    Hi there.
     
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    I too am curious if there are any keen riders here....

    Welcome!!!
     
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    Merci !
     
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    I quite like kawasaki watercooled 500 twins with a 6 speed gearbox. Did you see many in Europe?
     
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    It was very common to buy a gpz or an ER5 as a first bike in France... But they only got 5 speed gearboxes. Now it's all about er6s and cb 500s... I quite like the sound of the kawasaki twin too!

    We don't have the same legislation for young drivers and don't have the same system of L or P plates. The rule is that if you are under 21, your have a 34 hp restriction... But almost every bike can be limited mechanically or electronically so you can basically start with whatever you want... This is why I started with a 34 hp ZR7 :D

    And there is a 100hp restriction for all the bikes which should be revoked soon.
     
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