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  1. New Member Introduction
    Hey y’all. So I grew up riding dirt bikes and four wheelers, biggest I ever rode was a Honda CRF450 back in the day. I messed around with a MT-07 we just got in at the shop I work at and had a blast. Wanted to see what other people who’ve owned one thought of the MT-07. I’m also open to getting...
  2. General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hi everyone, I just joined forum. I want to ask about my first motobike choice. Actually i have only scooter experience (yamaha nmax155) about 1000 mile. I'll get all the training before I buy a motorcycle (In my country Honda giving lessons about professional driving). I want to start with...
  3. Motorcycle Repair
    I recently bought a used Suzuki marauder 125cc, it was running fine, as fine as a cheap used bike will run, i rode it for like 200 miles on one filling of fuel but today i went to fill it up at the petrol station and filled it up, (i don't know if i fiilled it up too much, this is my second time...
  4. General Motorcycle Discussion
    I am in need of help from just about anyone at this point. I bought a 1980 Suzuki gs450 not too long ago knowing it didn't have spark and the previous owner said its possible that there is a short somewhere in the electrical. I'm wondering if anyone has any knowledge or knows something that I...
  5. First Bike / New Rider
    Hi all, I'm about to begin my journey as a motorcyclist! My buddy is moving and basically giving me his bike (TVS Apache 2011 RTR 180cc) and so, naturally, I would like to learn how to ride it! I've never driven a manual car before (curse you, America and your obsession with automatic), and...
  6. 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...
  7. General Motorcycle Discussion
    I am in a kind of odd and unique situation. I have been looking at and riding dirt bikes and motorcycles for a while and I have been interested in purchasing a motorcycle of my own. I found one that would be perfect for me after months of searching and not finding the right one. However, my...
  8. New Member Introduction
    I bought my first motorcycle last week, a Honda VFR 750 94 model. I was so happy! It was the first motorcycle I have ridden, and I felt in love right away. I'm really happy to find a community where I can reach for help if anything. As the previous owner didn't give it much time and love, I...
  9. General Motorcycle Discussion
    Disclaimer: This is only personal information that I have found over these months and living in California so rule, laws and costs can be different this is just my point of view. I am still a new rider. I Ride a cruiser bike not a sport bike. I was 19 when I decided to get a motorcycle with my...
  10. First Bike / New Rider
    I have a 1999 Suzuki DR250R that I got for $1,200 AUD five days ago (not running) and with the help of two friends went for our first ride yesterday! It needed an oil and fuel change, new clutch, battery, spark plug and a good clean - cost around $100 to get going and it runs really well! Next...
  11. First Bike / New Rider
    Hi! I've been thinking about getting a motorcycle so that I can drive to school everyday! This is a 20 minutes+ car ride, usually, however, the one that used to drive to school, cannot do it anymore. So I was thinking about driving myself there from now. Due to the fact that I'm currently paying...
  12. 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...
  13. First Bike / New Rider
    First of all, sorry for posting another one of these but I couldnt find any threads about 125cc for tall people :( TLDR: I am looking for a 125cc that is the size of a big bike like the honda varadero or Hyosung gt125r (I am 2m or 6'4'') Hello everyone, I am 2m tall (6'4'') and am looking for...
  14. First Bike / New Rider
    im not so much looking for instructions but just info on some things i dont really know about. so a few months ago i bought a 1980 Yamaha xs850 sg for about $75. its in decent condition but i cant find parts for a reasonable price so im gonna build a frankin bike out of it. the first bit of...
  15. First Bike / New Rider
    Hello, I'm new here and was looking to buy a motorcycle and wanted some opinions by experienced riders. Right now I'm looking for a bike that's kind of like a combination between a cruiser and a sport bike. As of now, I do like the Harley Davidson Roadster, and the Yamaha Bolt cause I've heard...
  16. Sport Bike As First Bike
    Hello! I'm sure there are 1,000 threads asking for help to decide between bikes, but I need some help deciding. I've looked at about 8 bikes in the city, and narrowed it down to two. Both are 1982, both are around $800 1) Kawasaki 440 ltd with belt drive -small oil leak -needs some...
  17. Sport Bike As First Bike
    I was wondering if anyone could offer any suggestions for my first bike. My main concern is finding something that I could ride comfortably, considering my 30'' inseam. I will mostly use the bike for my daily commute, 15 highway miles. I live out in the country, so I will be doing no city...
  18. First Bike / New Rider
    Hi guys, I posted a thread before here about buying a scooter, but many folks here suggested me to take the training course and get a bigger bike to commute in the city. During the course, I really found riding exciting and am willing to commit more into motorcycle. I have some questions...
  19. First Bike / New Rider
    I'm purchasing my first cruiser soon and I've got some options and could use some advice. I've fallen head over heals for the mid 80s Yamaha Virago and seem them posted all the time in my area. Right now I'm debating between two 84s - A 700 with almost no information (short term owner 33k...
  20. Sport Bike As First Bike
    Hello all I am new to this forum and to the motorcycle world in general. I am in the search for my first bike and no matter what I try to do I can't help but be drawn to the 80's Honda bikes (Magna, Nighthawk, ect..). For instance a local man is selling an 83 Honda Magna for 900$ and I very much...
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