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Hi All from the Land Downunder....

I got my first motorcycle 2 months ago... 2016 Versys 650L ABS.... I had a Vespa when I was 17, but that does not count!

It could be a mid-life crisis thing, but who cares! I'm loving it. I'm still on my Learners License, but have already done a few full days tours and planning on a weekend overnight trip this weekend

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Welcome from down under you.

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By the way.... already done over 2000km on the bike... most of my gear changes are smooth..ish

Once I can post in the other parts of the forum I will provide some details on my rides and minor mods....

Here is a photo of my super-cheap Top Box mount... As I'm restricted from taking any passengers I decided to create a different mount
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Thanks Phil..... and there I was thinking I'm up late... it must be 1am in NZ
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Hi All from the Land Downunder....

I got my first motorcycle 2 months ago... 2016 Versys 650L ABS.... I had a Vespa when I was 17, but that does not count!

It could be a mid-life crisis thing, but who cares! I'm loving it. I'm still on my Learners License, but have already done a few full days tours and planning on a weekend overnight trip this weekend

This forum is a great source of info.

Cheers,
Rowdy Rod.
And Yes, we are 14 hours behind you, how do I know? Skype with a special person in Eildon NSW

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Thanks Phil..... and there I was thinking I'm up late... it must be 1am in NZ
Working night shift, not finishing until 7am NZ time
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And Yes, we are 14 hours behind you, how do I know? Skype with a special person in Eildon NSW

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Preferred Hawaii time when I was there last week as its only 23 hrs different so no jet lag coming home really.
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Looks good.

Quite a few of us have found that the gearbox gets MUCH smoother w/ miles, AND synthetic oil (I use Mobil1 15W-50, car oil)!

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