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    Quote Originally Posted by flynn View Post
    The economy isn't what it used to be bud. I think you must have done an apprenticeship anyway, which is slightly different as I went to uni. I wish I did an apprenticeship but I made a mistake due to a lack of direction in life.
    Do what Never done an apprenticeship in my life, I did go you Uni though. That's what got me into bikes, I needed to get from Wembley to Twickenham as quickly and cheaply as possible. Got a Kwak KH100 and never looked back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Supermofo View Post
    Got a Kwak KH100 and never looked back.
    Not even for a lifesaver?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bike Breaker View Post
    Not even for a lifesaver?
    No need on a KH100 you were always at the back

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    Quote Originally Posted by Supermofo View Post
    No need on a KH100 you were always at the back
    I had a KC100 Companion, which a bit like a KH100, but shitter.

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    I passed my test on a KH100

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    Quote Originally Posted by Julian_Boolean View Post
    I passed my test on a KH100
    Mine had a topbox that could fit 18 cans of larger and a pot noddle. Loved that bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by Supermofo View Post
    Mine had a topbox that could fit 18 cans of larger and a pot noddle. Loved that bike
    The one I passed my test on belonged to the local bike shop, they leant it to me for my part 2, that was the only time I rode one, did my part 1 on a KE125 of theirs.

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    I had a nightmare last night in which I bought a DRZ

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    Quote Originally Posted by flynn View Post
    I had a nightmare last night in which I bought a DRZ
    I had one too... although it may be a premonition as you actually DID come back



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    Just to conclude this thread, it looks like the answer is to be in the right place at the right time when someone is selling what you what for a very reasonable price. Looking at eBay since I started this thread and still occasionally now the best I would have got for 1000 would be a scabby old 250 enduro. Even for 2000 it would have been a ropey KTM lc4 or old fashioned looking CCM. The fact that I ended up with a Husky 610sm is nothing short of a miracle. I am not exaggerating either, do your own searches for supermotos, under 2000 you would be lucky, for 1000 even an enduro is pushing it.

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    I think you paid a fair price for it, considering I've been trying to sell it at that price for a couple of months and had no interest.

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    Can't beat a deal where both parties are happy

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