Got The Wife A Present!

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  1. Vulpes

    Vulpes Confused Member
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    I was initially looking for a second bike for two up touring, but swmbo stated she'd rather ride herself. Lessons start tomorrow. She expressed an interest in a street triple, and I spotted a good deal on one. So off I went today to have a test ride. What a great flickable little machine! Quite different from my speed - it takes quite some revs to get it really lively, but I reckon that's a good thing for a novice. The bike's a 2007, and absolutely mint. So the deal was done... o_O
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  2. Ducatitotriumph

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    Excellent bike and idea!
     
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  3. Vulpes

    Vulpes Confused Member
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    Cheers! I really enjoyed that test ride - She's going to have fun with that bike!
     
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  4. andyc1

    andyc1 Lunarville 7, Airlock 3
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    And a perfect match to your gorgeous speed! She'll enjoy that :)
     
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  5. Dougie D

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    nice one :cool: how long do you reckon before she sits her test?
     
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  6. Vulpes

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    First practical test (vehicle control) 31st May, theory (knowledge of traffic rules) 18th may... fingers crossed, she's studying hard!
     
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  7. Sandi T

    Sandi T It's ride o'clock somewhere!
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    That is terrific, Vulpes! You can tell your wife that another woman rider is exceedingly happy and excited for her. :) And I have to say that the two bikes together make a smashing pair--just like the two of you. :heart_eyes: Please keep us posted on her testing progress and I'll keep fingers crossed and good vibes going for her successful passing of all components.
     
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  8. Vulpes

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    My lovely wife was most impressed - and excited! And she thanks you for the good wishes! She can't wait for it to arrive. We'll keep you posted! :kissing_heart:
     
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  9. littleade

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    What a result. SWMBO dosn't ride pillion anymore so I'm billy no mates though in all honesty I find having a pillion hard work. It would be nice if she was interested in getting her licence, but she's a terrible driver so probably better she doesn't. Hope she enjoys riding herself as it's great to have a shared interest
     
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  10. Adie P

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    WP_20190406_13_07_45_Pro.jpg The best of wives deserve the best of lives!

    Mrs. Vulpes is a lucky lady. :)
     
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  11. Vulpes

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    I've been looking all over to find a white seatcowl like in your picture - but to no avail...:worried:
     
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    Good on you the good lady deserves to be spoilt and hope to see her out there soon with the rest of us lunatics. My street goes really well and scares the life out of me at times but is a beautiful beastie.
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  13. Vulpes

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    Cheers Joe, yours is a beauty!
     
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  14. Vulpes

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    First lesson...
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  15. Adie P

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    I'll keep an eye out for one on your behalf! :)
     
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  16. Vulpes

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    That would be highly appreciated!
     
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  17. Adie P

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    PM sent.
     
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  18. BonnieCat

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    That’s awesome Wim I bet she’s so excited.
    My first Triumph was a mk1 Street, and I have a paddock stand for it which I don’t use or need. You are welcome to have it if you don’t already have one.
     
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  19. BonnieCat

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    Looks great in white Joe. Mine was a black one
     
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  20. Vulpes

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    That'd be brilliant Nikki! I was just this afternoon looking for one on the web...
     
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