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  1. Best bikes under 250cc?

    First Bike / New Rider
    I am a learner rider looking for a new bike to start on. Anything 250cc or under. I was thinking about a Hyosung GV250 but I have now heard a lot of bad things about them. Does anyone have any recommendations???
  2. Is 73’ Cb550 too big to start on?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    I’ve recently acquired a bike after a year and a half of searching. I don’t care for super sports or any newer bikes like those, I prefer classics or cruiser bikes. The bike I bought was a 1973 Cb500 with a 550 build in it. It runs fine but I was wondering if it would be too dangerous or hard to...
  3. Bike for a 6'3" guy

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, I am 18 and new to the motorcycle riding world, other than riding dirt bikes when I was younger with my cousins. I am 6'3" and 190 and wondering, what would be a good bike for me? I am getting my permit Wednesday and looking a bikes now. I was wondering if a 2009 Yamaha V-star 250...
  4. I Need Some Advice

    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...
  5. Roadliner 1900s as first bike

    First Bike / New Rider
    Have a friend wanting to sell me this bike as a starter bike. Did the basic course and had my endorsement however never been on a road before. Im 6.2 and 275 pounds and really concerned about buying something that big as a beginners bike.
  6. 1700CC Beginner

    First Bike / New Rider
    Ok so im new both on this forum and to motorcycles. I am 6'4 300lbs in solid shape. I was planning on purchasing something along the lines of a Vulcan 900 or Triumph Speedmaster. Been looking on CL for a while for the right price and I stumbled on a bike I've fallen in love with. I found a low...
  7. Beginner Biker/First Bike

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey everyone! I'm a 5'11 female under 150lbs and looking to get a bike by the end of the year. I have never driven before, but my dad rode before he had to move out of the states for work, and I used to ride with him. I know it isn't the same. I'll be taking the safety course this summer, but...
  8. the best beginner bike?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey! I have been looking into getting my mc license and a mc. I have been looking into ceveral ones, but I think yamaha and Kawasaki are the brands for me. I want a badass bike with I big nice roar but I still want it to remain clean and sharp (so it keeps that little girly touch). I have...
  9. First Time rider/buyer

    Sport Bike As First Bike
    Hello there, This is my first post, and I don't have a bike yet, but I'm pretty interested in getting one. I will be learning how to ride from an old family friend (practically relative), and then I'll be taking all the necessary courses and tests needed this summer. I definitely want a cruiser...
  10. 2001 Katana GSX600f

    First Bike / New Rider
    I want to get into riding motorcycles and want to start off with something that has enough 'get up' to enjoy for awhile before getting another bike. I've looked some into the Katana GSX600f and there are many good and average reviews. I'm 6'1" 200lbs and this bike seems big enough. The bike I'm...
  11. 1993 Yamaha Seca II

    First Bike / New Rider
    I am looking at getting a bike and found this one on craigslist and was just wondering what you all think and if it would be a good bike to get or if the work it needs will cost more than the bike is actually worth. It wont let me add the link to the page but here is what it says: I have had...
  12. Where are the high mile beginner bikes.

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    After looking at least a hundred 250 cc bikes, I have seen only two that had over 10,000 miles. Mostly they had under 3000 miles, and looked almost new. A lot of them in the 4000 to 5000 mile range looked really ragged out. The ones in the 5000 to 10,000 mile range looked ok but worn...