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  1. Bike Maintenance?

    First Bike / New Rider
    I bought a 2007 Honda CBR125R last month and I'm concerned about keeping it healthy. It has 3800km on it now. I'm not interested in learning anything other than very basic stuff right now. I guess I'd like to know do I need to bring it to a honda dealer or can I just bring it by any garage and...
  2. A newb and a battery problem. Help!

    Motorcycle Repair
    Just got my first bike the other day. Honda cb125, nice little bike! Has a couple of other minor fixes to be made, so I'm sure you'll be hearing from me again. :P Bought it with the battery flat. Went to switch out the new one, and when I hooked it up the wires near the battery started...
  3. New Member First Post

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. I'm 26 and from Texas currently living in Virginia. I Don't have a bike yet but have been drooling for like 7 years but wife just finally said yes, so i have been looking really hard and reading everything I can. I am signed up for the BRC at the end of next month. I will buy my...
  4. Graphics or Solid Helmet w/ Cruisers?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi everyone! I've recently purchased a well kept 97 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 ltd. While I'm not new to riding, this will be my second road bike and first cruiser. I'd just like to grab a few opinions on helmet styling if I may! I've never really seen many people locally riding cruisers with...
  5. Not to be a dead horse.. but..

    First Bike / New Rider
    So I realize that this question has pretty much been beaten to death but I haven't really found advice for my situation.. :confused: Everything I've read has told me to get a 500 ninja as a newb rider (which I am) but I don't want a sport bike.. I get that a Kawasaki Ninja is great for a...
  6. NEED HELP! buying first bike; speed issues...

    Buying First Motorcycle Soon
    I'm thinking about buying my first bike. I saw one on Craigslist I like a lot (especially for the price); a 1978 Honda CM 185 T. I did a little research though, and found that it doesn't go any faster than 60 mph... motoprofi.com/motospecspictures/honda/cm_185_t-1978.html[/url] I use the...
  7. Car or Motorcycle

    Buying First Motorcycle Soon
    I'm faced with high class problems today... such as i can afford a motorcycle or a car. I live in Michigan, Ann Arbor to be exact. its a small city and i work downtown. getting to work is about a 15 minute walk. Ive been riding a bicycle and really enjoy that open feeling i get riding it. I...
  8. Shoes for MSF course

    First Bike / New Rider
    Obviously "over the ankle" is what the MSF people require to take the course. I'm not against getting riding boots, I just don't want to invest in a pair then find out I don't like riding and take a loss on a pair (already strapped for cash as it is) What kind of shoe/boot (other than a riding...
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