A homeless teenager who took a motorbike for sale on Facebook for a 200km/h test ride told police he couldn't wait to do it again.
Hayden Bridges said that once he was released from jail, he would go straight out and steal another motorbike.
He simply couldn't resist the "thrill" this gave him.
But for now Bridges is in hospital, which has resulted in his sentencing being adjourned until Friday.
Albury Local Court has been told that Bridges is a regular user of methamphetamine.
He often committed thefts to feed his addiction.
The 19-year-old's latest offending took place late last year.
Police said Bridges' victim placed an advertisement on Facebook for the motorbike on November 12.
Six days later, Bridges began messaging the woman via Facebook, indicating he wanted to have a look at the machine.
She and her partner collected Bridges from a Lavington service station on November 20 about 6.50pm and drove to her address.
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Bridges had a look at the motorbike before going on a ride. He headed off towards the Hume Freeway, entering via the Thurgoona Drive on-ramp.
"The accused drove at about 200km/h along the Hume Highway for about three kilometres until he got off the ... highway at the Borella Road, Albury, exit."
Bridges headed for Dean Street, then did a few laps around the central business district.
But rather than returning the motorbike to the owner, he rode it to Spring Gully Road in Wodonga.
"The accused has dumped the motorbike on the ground on Spring Gully Road ... and in doing so has caused damage to the front mudguard and scratched the petrol tank," police said.
"The accused also snapped the front brake off the motorbike."
Bridges then approached a stranger who lived nearby and got the man to give him a lift into High Street, Wodonga.
He later went to the Albury police station and told officers on duty that he was handing himself in for stealing a motorbike.
In a later interview, Bridges admitted to never having held a motorbike licence anywhere in Australia.
He also admitted to damaging the motorbike.
Bridges previously pleaded guilty to charges of take or drive conveyance without consent of the owner, never licensed person drive vehicle on a road, drive recklessly or furiously and destroy or damage property.
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