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Hi from Co Antrim

Post by macdee » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:43 am

Hi lads just popped in to say hello
On the look out for a mid size tourer for next year
What do ya think of the dominator s B)

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Post by Moorso » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:57 am

Hi macdee!!

Firstly....Welcome.

Secondly....before I start, this is simply my personal opinion. However, I test rode a Dominator many moons ago, and for a guy my size 6"1' and just over 14st, I felt it was a tad underpowered. But it depends what you're going to use it for. If it's manily road going, then I'd (personally) go for something with more power. I don't think the Dominator is a true off-roader either, so if that's your vibe I think you'd be better going for a bike bespoke to that terrain.

Hope that helps :)
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Re: Hi from Co Antrim

Post by bull » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:00 am

hello

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Post by Heff » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:54 am

Hello Macdee, welcome to the forum from Banbridge.

Why don't you join the NIAR Group on here, for postings re local ride out, general abuse etc etc

On the grey bar at the top, look for MEMBERS, open the drop down and select groups. Scroll through to find NIAR and join in

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Post by moto al » Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:36 pm

hi welcome too a brillllll wee site,re the domi they have oil in the frame,and its a pain to get an oil level,correct .so many second hand ones have engine probs .sorry I would try a transalp.cheers al Glasgow
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Re: Hi from Co Antrim

Post by macvisual » Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:10 pm

Welcome macdee.....!!!

Which part of Co.Antrim are ya from? I used to live a few miles past Carrickfergus etc...


Have a look at the Suzuki 650cc V-Strom, a brilliant middleweight machine, very capable of touring Europe no hassles, and further.


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Re: Hi from Co Antrim

Post by suzivstrom650 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:30 pm

Hi macdee from north down :)
Welcome to the site,my forum name might give you an idea which bike I would recommend :whistle:

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Re: Hi from Co Antrim

Post by loudpedal » Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:35 pm

Hi from Belfast

I'm with Macvisual and Moto al.
Go with something a little fresher like the Transalp or V-Storm.
If its purely touring have a look at a Deauville.

All have a larger tank range than a Dommie (120-140 to reserve).
They may come in at the same money or little more than a good dommie.


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Re: Hi from Co Antrim

Post by Norrie77 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:36 pm

Hi macdee welcome to the forum,I did a run last year with some lads one of which rode the 650 V Strom
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Re: Hi from Co Antrim

Post by bimota » Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:37 pm

Hi,
and welcome from Cardiff

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