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Old 06-21-2012, 03:23 AM   #1
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how can I stay sane without a licence

how do you stay sane when you lose a licence , please help me
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Old 06-21-2012, 07:29 AM   #2
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start sailing or peddling.........but keep moving
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Old 06-24-2012, 04:50 PM   #3
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:32 PM   #4
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Keep riding. They took your license, not your ability to ride. YMMV.
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Old 06-27-2012, 04:27 AM   #5
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49cc scooter or moped.....no license needed

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Head to the TRACK........!!!!
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Old 06-28-2012, 05:57 PM   #6
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Old 06-28-2012, 11:21 PM   #7
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I have no idea what your circumstances are or what the laws are there that put you in this dilemma. But I can tell you having seen hundreds of folks here in similar straights that you can perpetuate your problem dramatically if you don't focus solely on getting your privileges restored. Here, if you lose your license and get caught again the suspension period increases, insurance increases, and you face increased jail time for another violation of driving while your license is suspended or revoked. (I've seen people who have added up enough penalties that they couldn't get licensed for a decade or more.) If you want advice, fix the problem, get your privileges restored, and do not take any shortcuts. The odds are stacked against you. Friendly advice from a former prosecutor. Good luck.
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:04 AM   #8
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Focus on the weight loss and great shape you're going to be in after all that cycling.

I think I remember an inmate here installing an electric motor on his bicycle when it happened to him.
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:45 AM   #9
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try drinking.
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:44 AM   #10
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mopeds are fucking awesome mate. get into those. i have 4 even though i have a big motorcycle i am on the mopeds more.
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:59 PM   #11
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try drinking.
Unless that's what caused this situation, good luck!

RIDE ON!
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:54 PM   #12
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to many people bikers are crazy people good for them to know (stay on dirt, more safe that way)

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Old 07-23-2012, 01:16 AM   #13
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my guess is, it happened for a reason, the rest of us probably safer as a result?

stop doing whatever they wuz pissed about. your life may magically change.
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Old 08-02-2012, 12:20 AM   #14
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Thanks for the advise guys, the bicycle is at the ready. Dont think I was a danger to anyone UNSTABLE RIDER just a source of revenue for a Government in financial crisis. Its just too easy to follow a rider around on a 1300 untill he gives it a few berries then take his hard earned wages and lifesyle away for six months . Any way the good news is a court issued Special Hardship Order that allows me to ride towork and back and drive the work vehicles . The boss had to write a statement saying _no licence = no job. more restraint and speedo checking for me in future
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Old 09-01-2012, 02:37 PM   #15
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I lost my license back in May,not to the man tho.My license expired and I didn't realize it.I had 30 days before I had to retake the driving/riding test.I missed the dead line.Well I didn't have to wait but two weeks to get my DL.I have to wait 180 days before I can take the driving/riding test to get my MC endorsement back.Sucks major ass.I ride like a sane person and have never been pulled.So I will just roll around until my 180 days are gone and I can do the riding test.My other option is taking the MSF.I'll wait 180 days to save $125,because I'm a cheap ass bastard.
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