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    Newbie from Wombourne
    on: December 09, 2016, 07:34:50 am
    December 09, 2016, 07:34:50 am
    Hi everybody, I've finally done the deal and will be chopping my Versys in for a 16 plate Cr in red with less than 700 miles on the clock.
    Only problem I have is that I don't get her until Jan 5th.  :003:
    But what a great, late Christmas it will be!  :046:

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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #1 on: December 09, 2016, 07:49:03 am
    December 09, 2016, 07:49:03 am
    Awesome Christmas gift  :062: It will be well worth the wait!
    Previous rides:
    2015 VFR800F, 2013 CBR500R, 2010 CBR600RR, 2008 GSXR600

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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #2 on: December 09, 2016, 03:38:11 pm
    December 09, 2016, 03:38:11 pm
    Welcome aboard. :400:
    As inztigator says, it will be well worth the wait. :152:
    Cheers, Kenny.
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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #3 on: December 09, 2016, 05:21:26 pm
    December 09, 2016, 05:21:26 pm
    Sounds like a similar deal to mine (190 miles 2nd-hand).

    You'll love it.

    Happy Christmas!  :062:
    98 VFR800 - 130,000 miles, 08 VFR800 - 76,000 miles, 15 VFR800X - 44,000 miles (all sold)
    14 VFR1200 - 20,000 miles
    18 VFR800X - 16,000 miles
    01 VFR800 Fi-1 - 0 miles (yet)

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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #4 on: December 09, 2016, 05:40:12 pm
    December 09, 2016, 05:40:12 pm
    Long Christmas..............................

    Gr8 colour

     :400:

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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #5 on: December 09, 2016, 05:50:38 pm
    December 09, 2016, 05:50:38 pm
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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #6 on: December 09, 2016, 07:13:02 pm
    December 09, 2016, 07:13:02 pm
    *Originally Posted by Skids [+]
    Sounds like a similar deal to mine (190 miles 2nd-hand).

    You'll love it.

    Happy Christmas!  :062:
    Thanks and the same  to you.
    The dealer told me he was using it to travel to his shop and back, what was your reason for the low mileage of yours?

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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #7 on: December 09, 2016, 07:17:14 pm
    December 09, 2016, 07:17:14 pm
    *Originally Posted by reasty [+]
    Long Christmas..............................

    Gr8 colour

     :400:
    Thanks for the reminder on the first line  :076:
    But yes on the second  :152:

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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #8 on: December 10, 2016, 06:36:58 am
    December 10, 2016, 06:36:58 am
    *Originally Posted by aderoberts [+]
    Thanks and the same  to you.
    The dealer told me he was using it to travel to his shop and back, what was your reason for the low mileage of yours?

    Guy bought it despite multiple bikes in his garage and never rode it. Sold it back a year later. :087:
    98 VFR800 - 130,000 miles, 08 VFR800 - 76,000 miles, 15 VFR800X - 44,000 miles (all sold)
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    Re: Newbie from Wombourne
    Reply #9 on: December 10, 2016, 08:46:06 am
    December 10, 2016, 08:46:06 am
    *Originally Posted by aderoberts [+]
    Hi everybody, I've finally done the deal and will be chopping my Versys in for a 16 plate Cr in red with less than 700 miles on the clock.
    Welcome!  :031: Red ones are definitely the fastest.  :028:

    What's your reasoning behind chopping in the Versys? It was on my list of candidates, but I never got round to riding one before I saw the genius of the CR...
    Current: 2015 BMW R1200RS, 2003 Yamaha TDM900
    Past: Honda CLR125, Honda CB500, Triumph Sprint Sport, Honda VFR750FS, Suzuki DRZ400SM, 2001 Triumph Speed Triple 955i, 2015 Honda VFR800X

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