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  1. Help a clueless writer out.

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hi everyone. I have several questions (I've put them in bold). I'm not a motorcycle rider. My only experience has been as a passenger. Nevertheless, I had the brilliant idea to write a scene in the current novel I'm working on where the protagonist must try to drive a motorcycle, never having...
  2. Whupped

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    For the last year or so, been scrimping and saving enough pennies to get into biking. With a sufficient store of funds to cover the basic accessories and a starter bike, I took the temp test at BMV, and signed up for the Basic Rider Course. Three days, one in classroom, two in a parking lot...
  3. My practice/experience thread

    First Bike / New Rider
    I got a 2008 Ninja 250 two weeks ago. My helmet has finally arrived too (I'd used a friend's a few times), I have gear, and I want to ride. On the first day, I just took the bike around town on simple roads I was very familiar with ; I felt pretty confident, had no problems turning, or...
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