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    (Original post by Sammydemon)
    Fortunately yes. I attempted to sell it a little while back but eventually changed my mind and kept it.

    I wonder if this link works for you

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1818009541...5afe6dc71&cp=1
    Looks great, would love to ride a beauty like that. Maybe once I scrape some cash together and get a 125cc lol.
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    (Original post by zyzzyspirit)
    Looks great, would love to ride a beauty like that. Maybe once I scrape some cash together and get a 125cc lol.
    I don't ride it anywhere near as often as I should. Last month I had to fit new brake discs and give it a 25,000 mile service which cost £900 in total at a Kawa garage! The speed is nice but it's so effortless on this bike that the excitement wears off a bit.

    Take my advice and don't bother with a 125 unless you have no choice. I took the test and went straight to a restricted 600cc. I know it's even more strict now than it used to be.
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    In my mid 20s, driving a '15 plate Ford Fiesta Titanium.
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    In my mid 20s, driving a '15 plate Ford Fiesta Titanium.
    Is it a company car?
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    (Original post by Sammydemon)
    Is it a company car?
    Nope
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    Well i say "drive" its suffering from vacuum leaks at the moment and the inlet manifold is currently sitting on my desk. So ive got a loan of my friends 1.4 skoda fabia estate xD.
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    Not my choice, if left to me I'd have some tedious reliable hatchback.
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    (Original post by Sammydemon)
    I don't ride it anywhere near as often as I should. Last month I had to fit new brake discs and give it a 25,000 mile service which cost £900 in total at a Kawa garage! The speed is nice but it's so effortless on this bike that the excitement wears off a bit.

    Take my advice and don't bother with a 125 unless you have no choice. I took the test and went straight to a restricted 600cc. I know it's even more strict now than it used to be.
    Jeez, 900 quid? You could find another bike second-hand with that much money...

    I'll definitely buy something faster if I'll find a good deal. Unfortunately most used 600s are at least twice the price of a 125 or even 250... Will have to look around for a mid 90s model with like 40k miles because I'm that poor. :lol:
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    Nope
    So you actually spent however many thousands of pounds on a Ford Fiesta?!
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    (Original post by Sammydemon)
    So you actually spent however many thousands of pounds on a Ford Fiesta?!
    Haha, as if Lease, my friend.

    People are put off of leasing by the fact that you don't get to keep the car at the end, but I pay just a tad over 200 quid a month all in - that gets me insurance; tax; MOT; servicing and minor repairs, including free top-of-the-range tyres when necessary; nationwide breakdown cover; AND on top of all that, I'm not financially invested in the car, if I were to write it off or it got stolen I simply cough of 75 quid for the excess and the car gets replaced with a brand new one. All that for £200 which is a fair deal in itself, plus I'm driving around in a brand new first-hand car that I had my pick of colours on, and at the end of the 3 year lease I send it back and either get the latest model or go for another car - gives you peace of mind knowing that the car is in good nick since it's brand new and is unlikely to break down on you. Bloody good deal I reckon, as I said you no longer own the car at the end of the lease but given that I only paid £45 upfront, as I said I'm not invested in it anyway.

    P.S. The new Fiestas are an absolute dream
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    Haha, as if Lease, my friend.

    People are put off of leasing by the fact that you don't get to keep the car at the end, but I pay just a tad over 200 quid a month all in - that gets me insurance; tax; MOT; servicing and minor repairs, including free top-of-the-range tyres when necessary; nationwide breakdown cover; AND on top of all that, I'm not financially invested in the car, if I were to write it off or it got stolen I simply cough of 75 quid for the excess and the car gets replaced with a brand new one. All that for £200 which is a fair deal in itself, plus I'm driving around in a brand new first-hand car that I had my pick of colours on, and at the end of the 3 year lease I send it back and either get the latest model or go for another car - gives you peace of mind knowing that the car is in good nick since it's brand new and is unlikely to break down on you. Bloody good deal I reckon, as I said you no longer own the car at the end of the lease but given that I only paid £45 upfront, as I said I'm not invested in it anyway.

    P.S. The new Fiestas are an absolute dream
    That's interesting and not something I had considered before.

    Your point about writing off or getting stolen seems irelevant if you had a fully comprehensive insurance policy on a non-leased car though.

    I'm not a fan of small cars or small engines and The only way I could get a luxury/high performance GT coupe or saloon would be buying an old second hand car.

    For example I drive a Ford Sierra 2.9 V6 and pay £200 per year insurance, £230 in tax and usual MOT price - this to me seems like a bargain. It cost me £1000 to buy and has 70,000 on the clock.
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    (Original post by WoodyMKC)
    In my mid 20s, driving a '15 plate Ford Fiesta Titanium.
    Oh same
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    Would be interesting to know what cool cars people drive. Gold diggers pay attention !

    I am 26 and I drive a BMW 3 series coupe.
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