Should I Buy A Motorcycle?

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Should I Buy A Motorcycle?

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Post by Bell 407 » Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:53 am

Morning all,

Don't know if there are any motorcycle users on this forum, but am asking a simple question: Should I buy a motorcycle?

It will be used primarily for fun. Not a tool for transport to and from work. I'm not into joining up with groups etc. Happy to go to the shops and back for bread and milk.

Yes, maybe sounds like a bit of a mid life crisis, but what the heck, you only live once. Don't want anything like the Harley. Looking at a good quality mid-sized road bike like a BMW of sorts. Not something that sounds like a damn racing bike either as I can't stand that stupid sound.

So what think you? Save the money rather? :reading:



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Re: Should I Buy A Motorcycle?

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Post by C D Kruger » Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:06 am

B407 save the money its a nice to have, why make you a target for 90% of motor vehicles not to mention taxis. :cent:



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Re: Should I Buy A Motorcycle?

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Post by Bell 407 » Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:16 am

C D Kruger wrote:B407 save the money its a nice to have, why make you a target for 90% of motor vehicles not to mention taxis. :cent:

Yip, safety is a concern I must admit :stupid4:



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Post by happyskipper » Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:32 am

Honestly: I am scared to drive a car on our roads - never mind a bike.

My suggestion - get an off-road scrambler, and go shake those old bones about a bit. (besides - you can't even buy a six-pack when you ride a bike - nowhere to put it).



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Post by great dane » Mon Feb 01, 2016 12:27 pm

I think there is a 100% chance of all bikers saying go for it and a 95% chance of all non bikers saying save the dough.

I would say there are better ways of getting though a midlife crisis :yikes: :mad:



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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Mon Feb 01, 2016 1:08 pm

If you weren't residing in SA I would say go for it, but since you are, I would suggest to seek something else to have fun with.....



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Post by Bell 407 » Mon Feb 01, 2016 1:48 pm

Hmm, some very good and valid comments indeed :rules:



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Post by 87Juliet » Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:17 pm

ARE YOU F*&^%$#NG MAD???? No amount of moola could convince me to buy a coffin on two-wheels... :rip2: :rip2: :ban: :ban: :banana: :banana: :catfight: :catfight:



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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:26 pm

And there you have it Sir 407, not a single yea vote....



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Post by happyskipper » Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:59 pm

I know that my Jodel's "sister" is looking for a new owner..... R150,000.

And it's in the Eastern Cape!



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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:43 am

Honest answers from you guys so much appreciated. Definite food for thought :research:



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Post by Kompos » Tue Feb 02, 2016 7:59 am

Are you really firkin mad? Do not do it-period! :gooneybird: :ranting:



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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:04 am

Kompos wrote:Are you really firkin mad? Do not do it-period! :gooneybird: :ranting:

Well there you have it, Kompos has spoken :thinking:



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