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  1. First Bike / New Rider
    I recently purchased a buddy of mine " 2001 Triumph Daytona 955i" and the problem is not only am I beginner but I also have trouble reaching both foot on the ground. I am at 5'5 with shoes on. So whenever I panic and stalled at the light/stop sign I will drop my bike. Are there any advices...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello! I've FINALLY worked my fingers to nubs and have earned enough cash to buy a motorcycle for a steal and still fulfill obligations! As of yesterday, I am a motorcycle owner. Problem is, I'm 6'7 and 280lbs. And the bike is a '95 Virago xv750. This is my first bike, and I love it despite...
  3. First Bike / New Rider
    I recently bought a "used" (90 miles) Honda CBR 600. The guy before me had lowered it 2 inches. The bike is perfectly fine while in motion etc. however, when I am at a stop sign or at a light I find it difficult to keep the bike balanced upright for a long period of time with out feeling...
  4. First Bike / New Rider
    I guess I'll really just have to go around and check bikes out to see how they feel, but for those of you who are any where close to 6 foot, can you tell me what you prefer? I would like to know what I'm looking for before I sit on every bike in Georgia. I've also noticed that some bikes look...
  5. Motorcycle Repair
    I need to lower the seat height on a 1975 Suzuki TS185 because its way too high and when balancing the bike upright at a stop my feet barely touch the ground and im afraid one day it will lean from an air blast and i wont be able to keep it from falling over (im only 5'5 114lbs). Anyways im...
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