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  1. Preparing for First Rev - Gear and Bikes

    First Bike / New Rider
    I posted in beginner introductions, so I'll leave off that whole spiel for now. :coffeescreen: I begin my journey with two things in mind: safety and budgeting. My rides will probably be restricted to commuting around town and weekend country roads, seeing the sights, and just practicing until...
  2. Radian: Have to hold the starter down a long time when engine's cold

    Motorcycle Repair
    I'm wondering if this makes any sense to anybody: I have an 89 Radian I bought last summer. Since last fall, when I press the starter, the engine starts firing pretty much instantly, but for the first few/several seconds, it'll stop again if I release the starter. After the first few/several...
  3. Hello from Greg in California

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Motorcycle Forum readers, My name is Greg V. I'm 27 years old from Victorville, CA. I ride a Harley Davidson Softail Deuce. Im in the process of fixing my 72 Honda CB350 into a cafe racer style bike. I'm well rounded and open to talk about whatever. I just released my Face-Mask company...
  4. 82 suzuki only starts if primer is left on for an hour

    Motorcycle Repair
    I own an 82 suzuki gs 650gl. I currently am having 2 issues with the bike i'm not sure if they could be related or not. The first issue is that the bike will only start if it has sat on prime for at least an hour. This sucks because I only get one or 2 shots to start the bike and then i have...