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post #1 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:14 PM Thread Starter
 
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help me please

right, im only 16 now and ive got a gilera dna 50 but when i turn 17 i want a bigger bike but i know that whatever size bike i get, it has to be restricted to 33bhp, do you think i will get away with having a 600 but not having it restricted or will i get nicked? n if i was to get nicked what would happen?
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post #2 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:17 PM
 
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Never heard of that bike....pics?



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post #3 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:17 PM
 
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Yoiu have a bike and the model is "DNA"? Weird. Aint no 600cc sportbike with only 33 hp, buddy. Don't know what would happen.
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post #4 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:18 PM
 
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Where do you live that you are restricted to 33hp?



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post #5 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
 
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i know thers no superbike that 33bhp but i live in england so it has 2 b restricted to 33bhp and u cant get it de-restricted untill u have ridden it for 2 years
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i know thers no superbike that 33bhp but i live in england so it has 2 b restricted to 33bhp and u cant get it de-restricted untill u have ridden it for 2 years
Tough call bro. I'm not sure. Have you looked at older bikes numbers? Is there any way to scam the system?



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post #7 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:31 PM
 
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i know thers no superbike that 33bhp but i live in england so it has 2 b restricted to 33bhp and u cant get it de-restricted untill u have ridden it for 2 years
Regardless of age?
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post #8 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:41 PM Thread Starter
 
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no if u r older than 21 u can take your test and go straight to any bike but if u r under 21 u have 2 have ridden a bike under 33bhp for 2 years but when u r 16 u can have a 50cc (like ive got now, its a scooter/moped but it looks like a superbike) and that has 2 b restricted to 30mph (i know the laws here r ****) but most ppl de-restrict them n dont get caught so im just not sure whether to just buy a 125 or whether to get a 600 n restrict it or to get a 600 n not restrict it
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post #9 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:44 PM
 
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I'm reminded of the Judas Priest song 'breakin the law'.



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post #10 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 12:47 PM
 
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How doyou restrict it?
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post #11 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 01:01 PM Thread Starter
 
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restrictin it

take it to a garage n the mechanic does it 4 u it costs about 150 which is about $250 i think
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post #12 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 01:15 PM
 
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take it to a garage n the mechanic does it 4 u it costs about 150 which is about $250 i think
Whats the fine if they catch you?



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post #13 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 01:30 PM
 
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That's some bull****
I personally hate pointless laws especially something that would cost you around $250. I say screw 'em, get the 600 and enjoy your new ride
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post #14 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
 
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i dont know wat the fine is, i dont know whether it's a fine or a driving ban but i think i wil jus get the bike n not restrict it but now i just cant decide on whether 2 get an r6 or a gsxr600 wat do u think i should get?
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Whats the fine if they catch you?
Yeah. If the fine is just money, I'm sure it's not too much more than that. I'd say risk it.
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i dont know wat the fine is, i dont know whether it's a fine or a driving ban but i think i wil jus get the bike n not restrict it but now i just cant decide on whether 2 get an r6 or a gsxr600 wat do u think i should get?
R6!!
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post #17 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 02:01 PM
 
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Either one is a damn fine ride!



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post #18 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 02:05 PM
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guys did anyone notice he is from england?? that may make a huge difference!!

i would go with the gxr...
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post #19 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 02:06 PM Thread Starter
 
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im not sure, i prefer the style of the gsxr but the r6 just looks chunkier n meatier like it could blow any bike away but i still prefer the gsxr's looks
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post #20 of 30 (permalink) Old 07-26-2006, 02:06 PM
 
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Either one is a damn fine ride!
This is very true.
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