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    Just took delivery of a 1995 CBR 900 - a bit worse for wear and tired looking but cheap -I've wanted a semi project for a while and settled on a Fire blade because it's a 90's Honda and I've always wanted one .
    I'll post some pics when I get the time but the main prob at the moment is finding insurance eek .
    It won't be a resto project - I'm just going to use it for a bit until I get used to its ways .

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    Happy new bike day, but pics or it didnt happen!

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    Try footman James - classic insurance..


    oh, and Happy new bike day!

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    Happy New bike day and enjoy the madness of the old Blade

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    Quote Originally Posted by GiantPygmy View Post
    Try footman James - classic insurance..


    oh, and Happy new bike day!
    Thanks for the tip ...

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    Copycat

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    Quote Originally Posted by asmethurst View Post
    Thanks for the tip ...
    just got cover and breakdown done ..thanks gp

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    Quote Originally Posted by GiantPygmy View Post
    Try footman James - classic insurance..
    How old does your bike have to be?


    Happy new bike day Asmethurst

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    Been giving it a further once over and a quick circle of the car park.
    It's done 1000 miles in the last 5 years it seems ..lots of dust/ small white spots of corrosion.
    Massive amount of crud behind the headlight and below the screen.
    Couple of missing fairing bolts but I had some from my old VFR .
    Chain v dry -some adjustment left though.
    Titanium headers which seem to rattle a lot .
    Some scuffs on fairing and it has some carbon fibre frame protectors which will need removing .
    The plan is a quick spin on Sunday morning then give it a really good wash .
    Service and a look behind the fairings
    Solidly built bike though - lighter than my bandit
    And it's great having a boot !
    I'll take some photos tomorrow

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    Congrats- can't really go wrong with a 'blade. I loved my 1998
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    Just been out for a quick spin down to Redbridge and back
    First 10 mins were a bit odd but the the next ten were a revelation .
    Goes in a straight line and holds the road really reassuringly
    Lots of jobs to do but that's half the reason I bought it .
    Heavy on the wrists but I prob wasn't going fast enough !
    Should have bought one 20 years ago !

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