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Post by FeloniousDrunk »

I have joined.
I used to have a Kymco Downtown 300 that tried to amputate my leg. Then a Piaggio MP3 500 that was even heavier, and slower steering, than the K1300GT BMW.
Tomorrow morning I pick up a Yamaha X-Max 300.
In the afternoon I'll be adjusting handlebars, levers and screen position.
On Sunday I'll be putting them back to where they were.
Next week I'll be driving it to work trying to remember I need both hands on the brakes, not just two fingers on the right.

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Post by Whatsisname »

Hello and welcome. You'll have had your tea?
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Post by StephenC »

An excellent first post. You'll fit right in here.

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Post by Bobs »

FeloniousDrunk wrote:Next week I'll be driving it to work trying to remember I need both hands on the brakes, not just two fingers on the right.
Not feathering the clutch at a junction, the best one I've done is a brisk get away from the lights and pulling the 'clutch' to change into second... nearly locked up the rear mid roundabout.

Welcome, theres a good mix of bikers and scooter riders, as long as you don't take it too seriously and give as good as you get, you'll be right.

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Post by muddyfox »

Welcome. Great choice of scooter. Participate and enjoy the forum. Don't forget to look up Maxi Muppets Facebook page.
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Post by The Bern »

:) Hello & Welcome :)
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Post by VOZZA »

Hi and welcome. icon_wink-.gif Wales.gif

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Post by anonstarter »

Awesome intro! :lol:
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