Hello from the Midlands sort of

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  1. Coda

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    Hi all
    Yesterday I picked up my new to me 2014 ‘blade. I haven’t been riding for 15 years so if I say I was a bit nervous it would be a mild understatement. However, apart from a little rain (I remember things in the weather department haven’t changed lol - forecast says sun so you spend half the morning cleaning the bike only for it to piss down the minute you get your leathers on), the motorway journey was mostly uneventful.
    What I can’t get over though is how incredible this bike is, it’s tiny, like a 600, and feels quintessentially Honda, there’s just something about it that when you get on it you know it’s from the same stable as the SP1 (that I used to have) and the brilliant NC 400s and RC’s. Sorry I’m waffling now but I’m quite excited. Anyway I have some questions for you more knowledgeable folks so I’ll start another thread for those. Cheers.
     
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  2. Boothman

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    Hi and welcome to the forum - post some pics
     
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  8. Coda

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    The dealership still has the video walk-around up on YT, even though the ad itself has been taken down.
    I've got some questions about this bike, so watch carefully and be prepared to answer :D

     
  9. kirk holmes

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    Hi Coda and welcome to the forum. I was in the same position as you. I got my 2014 blade in Jan after last riding a 929 blade in 2005 and nothing since.

    You have chosen a great bike to get back upto speed on. Its well manered and forgiving while being fast as hell. Enjoy
     
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    Welcome pal, some good lads on here with sound advice, enjoy !
     
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    hi :D
     
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