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  1. Obtaining a CA permit during quarantine?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey there everybody, I'm a new rider and have a brand new 2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan sitting in the driveway that is the equivalent to a 500lb paperweight without a permit. For more than a month now I've been on the horn constantly and digging through the DMV website for updates and can only...
  2. Newbie from the North Bay

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys I'm Shelby, and I'm from the north bay area in California (Santa Rosa area) I'm still a pretty new rider (been riding for about a year now) but any chance I get I take out my little ninja 250 :) Joined this forum to hopefully meet some cool riders and learn some fun routes as I know...
  3. Doing a cross country trip July 1st - Aug 31st

    New Member Introductions
    Hello! My name is Dylan, I live in San Francsico, CA. I've been riding motorcycles since I was about 6 years old and have been riding ever since. I'm a photographer, videographer, and Artist. At the end of the month I'll be leaving San Francisco with my brother Brant, and my friend Wyatt to...
  4. Bike on eBay auction cannot be sold to California??

    Sport Bike As First Bike
    I am looking for a Kawasaki Z1000 and found a Wisconsin dealer auctioning a brand new 2010 model on eBay. I am interested in it but there is one problem. The seller made it clear that this bike "cannot be sold to California, Canada or for export". And I am from California. :( Two questions...
  5. Hello from Japan

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I'm an American living in Wakayama, Japan (near Osaka). I'm in my late twenties and bought a motorcycle last July. I completed the Japanese riders' training school which was about 16 hours of riding on a closed course full of real (but stationary) obstacles. Before that, I had my...
  6. First Bike, Title / Registration in CA, 74 Honda

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi everyone. There is a beautiful 74 Honda CB360 that I'm planning to buy as my first bike, it looks well taken care of with only 6k miles. The seller has the matching title, however, it is unsigned and not in his name because he never registered the bike. He bought it from a mechanic, and so...
  7. Any NorCal riders?

    Riding Companions Wanted
    Hey y'all... Just wondering if there's any Northern California riders here? I like to sport-tour or dual-sport. I'm located near Modesto and Stockton, but I'm willing to ride 100+ miles just to a starting point, if necessary. My bikes are a CBR1000 and KLX400. I ride both like an "adult,"...
  8. california harleys??

    Harley Davidson and Buell
    ok i got my service manual, and its telling me all these extra EPA parts my XL1200 SHOULD HAVE, but it doesnt. just to name two pretty obvious ones were the vaccum on the air intake and teh emissions box thats located around the air filer/gas tank. now, i have some drag pipe slip ons, when im...
  9. California Observations from a Midwesterner

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hey Everyone, Dave here. I just joined the forum a week ago and just bought my first bike this weekend. I'm originially from Michigan but due to the military I am stationed in SoCal. I have to say there is a world of difference between drivers in the Midwest and those in California. I am talking...