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Offline G54B

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New member, NSW, Australia
« on: July 05, 2018, 06:37:43 PM »
Hi guys, forum newbie from country NSW, Australia here
Scored a Ď90 GS500 for the hefty sum of however much fuel my ute used on the 150km round trip to my bossí place to pick it up... it hadnít run in a while and he was sick of tripping over it every time he went in the shed, so here we are.
Joined up because I know next to nothing about the thing other than itís physically bigger than the GSX250F I followed Dad around SE Australia on last year and it runs remarkably well now that Iíve rebuilt the carbs, especially considering it hadnít run in a decade and apparently has nearly 120k km on it.

Cheers :thumb:

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Re: New member, NSW, Australia
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2018, 07:59:50 PM »
Welcome to the forum! I like the looks of the GSX250F. Hope ya become a regular around here and post up some pics :cheers:
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Re: New member, NSW, Australia
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2018, 08:17:11 PM »
Hey mate, welcome from sunny Brissie  :thumb:

The GS' are good solid bikes, sounds like yours will need a good go over but IMHO they're well worth it for a reliable fun little bike as the end result.

I'm on an 82 450 (the 500's predecessor) and even though I ride with guys primarily on 1100+ Katana's and GSX's I still have plenty of fun, especially in the twisty bits.
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