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  1. General Motorcycle Discussion
    So I want to get a new bike, currently I have a 2014 FZ6R which is a very upright and comfortable ride. I know I either want a Suzuki GSXR 600 or a Yamaha FZ-09 but I can't decide which to get. Money isn't really the problem I can find both within my budget the only thing that concerns me about...
  2. General Motorcycle Discussion
    I have a 2003 Katana 600 and it isn't a bad bike, however, it's only got 78 hp and I would like to go bigger at the beginning of summer 2021. The Kawasaki Z750 and Honda VFR800 that I mentioned in the title both interest me and both are within my budget. They both have an almost similar power of...
  3. BMW
    Hi, I test drove a used 09 F650GS recently (800cc motor). I really liked it. Only thing was some weirdness in the steering. I’m trying to understand if this is a big deal that will require repair or not a big deal and just how this type of bike and setup handles on road. Any advice is much...
  4. General Motorcycle Discussion
    Dear Motorcycle Gurus, I am currently taking a MSF basic rider course, and looking at purchasing my first bike. I love the look of Triumph Bonnevilles. So, 1. I want to get a used Triumph Bonneville for my first bike. It's good to get a used bike for the first time, right? 2. Is it safe to get...
  5. Yamaha
    Hey guys, I found a 91 FZR600 for my first bike, carbs need cleaning and a few other things, I'm fine with the project of getting it running and I'm working out price with the guy at the moment, but I want to be ready because he seems like he really wants to get rid of it, and I didn't go too...
  6. Reviews & Opinions
    Been looking to purchase another motorcycle for the past couple months and I’ve come across a 2006 gsxr-600 with only 10,000 miles on it. The gixxer looks like its never been dropped, stock fairings, aftermarket slip on, and a bunch of cosmetic upgrades. I negotiated with the guy selling the...
  7. Reviews & Opinions
    Been looking to purchase another motorcycle for the past couple months and I’ve come across a 2006 gsxr-600 with only 10,000 miles on it. The gixxer looks like its never been dropped, stock fairings, aftermarket slip on, and a bunch of cosmetic upgrades. I negotiated with the guy selling the...
  8. First Bike / New Rider
    I am considering to buy my first bike with my dad. He used to ride in the past and I am a beginner who used to ride off-road. So, I am a newbie in the street. We both decided to look for a Kawasaki Vulcan S 650 as we wanna something comfortable. However, we have got a great offer for HD Street...
  9. First Bike / New Rider
    So this is my first motorcycle and I am a complete beginner , my choices are either suzuki gs500f 2007 , yamaha yzf-r125 2012 , honda cbr250r 2011 or kawasaki zzr600 2006 what do you think guys what is the most suitable motorcycle for me ? P.s I am buying a motorcycle for daily commuting...
  10. First Bike / New Rider
    For a first time bike purchase, never having ridden before, what would be the wiser purchase? My goal is to eventually take rides in the country with my fiancé (total body weight just under 350#. Will be taking a 2-day certification course in two weeks. Here are two options. 1. Well cared...
  11. Motorcycle Repair
    Hey guys/gals, I am currently a student at MMI to become a motorcycle tech. With the courses I am currently enrolled in, I have about a year until I graduate, assuming I don't add on any additional manufacturers. I would like to start to build up my tool collection during the time I am still...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Is it really hard to learn how to ride a motorcycle? I've been giving it some thought lately, and it's something I really want to learn, but is it difficult? I know that it's dangerous, my parents try to talk me out of it, I know one of my cousin's rode one but sold it because he said it was...
  13. Motorcycle Repair
    Hi there fellas, I bought a Yamaha Virago 250 not too long ago. (20.000km, year 2005) I went for a little trip and after 150km the motor started to produce a very very high sound. I pulled over and waited till the sound died. Thereafter I could not start the motor again. The engine made a...
  14. First Bike / New Rider
    Hey there! I am a teen looking at getting my first motorcycle and have a few questions. Such as... -"What should I look for in a beginner bike?" -"What should I look for in a bike, period." -"Is the particular bike I am looking at a good fit for me?" -"What is good helmet to wear?" Just for...
  15. General Motorcycle Discussion
    I suspect the answer but just thought I'd double check. I'm looking at buying my first leather jacket. (Been using a textile for a while) I've ordered and returned a handful of Jackets from Superstore...but have had a hard time finding one that fits well or is comfortable to ride/wear. I...
  16. First Bike / New Rider
    I'm purchasing my first cruiser soon and I've got some options and could use some advice. I've fallen head over heals for the mid 80s Yamaha Virago and seem them posted all the time in my area. Right now I'm debating between two 84s - A 700 with almost no information (short term owner 33k...
  17. First Bike / New Rider
    What's up, everybody? I just recently joined this forum as a guide for purchasing my first bike. I've been thinking of getting one for the past few years and started saving a couple of months back. I am 6' 4, 190 pounds, and looking for a cheap cruiser I can learn on. I've been looking at the...
  18. Sport Bike As First Bike
    First off thanks for looking at my post. - Alex Anyways I've been wanting to ride since I was young and my father had a ninja 650 (I believe, definitely wasn't a 250) and I was curious is to what would be recommended for bike wise. I have...
  19. BMW
    Hello and thank you to everyone taking a bit of time to read this. So, I'm relatively young (17) and my mother's boyfriend rides a 2009 R1200 RT. My mom's never been that big on the idea of motorcycles, but he has helped show her that with the right amount of precaution and safety, you can...
  20. First Bike / New Rider
    I am somewhat new to sport bikes and trying to learn as i go along. I have my eyes on a Kaw Ninja 250 for a project bike on craigslist but i am unsure to get it so i could use some advice. It is a pre-gen: 2004, less than 3k miles on it. Gas tank needs painting "Part out or drop new engine in...
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