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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi folks, Matt here. Riding on and off for a decade-ish. Went round Australia on a 250 virago on my Ls and recently gave up my 650 ninja when I was forced to leave Canada. Looking at getting another bike now that I'm back downunder
  2. Motorcycle Repair
    I’ve been looking on market place and found this 72’ Honda CB350F and was wondering if this would be a good bike to try and fix up and ride. I’ve also never owned a motorcycle or ridden much, so I’m looking for guidance. I am very mechanically inclined however, and have done a lot of upgrades...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, and I am just getting into motorcycles and want to ride. Don't own a bike yet, but am in the process of buying my gear and shopping of a used bike. Have my mind set on a HD 1200. Happy to talk with ya'll.
  4. New Member Introductions
    So I've always had a weird obsession with things on two wheels and recently was able to take the msf course. And passed! I'm scheduled to go to the DMV this month for my license but as of now I'm just an onlooker. I was thinking about what bikes I wanted to go look at and I think I've narrowed...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! I’m Ike. I’m 21 years old and live in the lovely state of California 😃 I do not have any riding experience which is what brought me to this page. I want to start learning more about motorcycles and how to ride em but I honestly don’t know where to start. I would love any advice a...
  6. New Member Introductions
    HI... I am an aviation type... Mostly Air Traffic Control. Did some Airfield Management @ DFW Intl which came in handy for the next phase...Contractor Airfield and Air Traffic Control Management in Afghanistan and Iraq. 2012 to 2017. Then had a contract to review contracts as an Aviation Subject...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello I am Zach, I just got into rebuilding a nighthawk cb650sc from 1985. I'm starting to get a little over my head and am look for forms for help. Hopefully one day I can be the helper once I learn more, until then I am open for any advice in how to fix my bike.
  8. General Motorcycle Discussion
    Hi to all. So, i guess this must be an early mid-life crisis thing for me since lately I have been daydreaming about owning a nice ADV type bike and tour around Europe and who knows..even further away in the future. The title says "newbie" because I have zero actual experience on a motorbike...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hiya all - just another newbie starting out. A new direction of a journey for my self and pleased to join. Acquired a Honda CB450T which I think they marketed as the Hawk over in USA. I'm having some confusion over frame and VIN numbers. Hopefully, this tatty machine will be 'transformed' over...
  10. First Bike / New Rider
    So i'm thinking of getting my motorcycle license in two years (when i'm 18), and that will allow me to ride bikes up to i believe 600cc. However, i'm kinda tall (6´5 1/2, 196cm) so i'm wondering what kind of bike i should get and what model. The types i have looked at are mainly sport bikes and...
  11. Motorcycle Repair
    Exactly as tittle says 1982 Suzuki GS1100EZ Starter Spins but does not engage History: This is on of my dad's first bikes. 1982 Suzuki GS1100EZ It has been dumped once or twice hard. Has been professionally rebuilt twice but still vibrates enough that occasionally bolts will come loose. The...
  12. First Bike / New Rider
    Hey there! I am a teen looking at getting my first motorcycle and have a few questions. Such as... -"What should I look for in a beginner bike?" -"What should I look for in a bike, period." -"Is the particular bike I am looking at a good fit for me?" -"What is good helmet to wear?" Just for...
  13. Suzuki
    Hey guys, I'm currently trying to fix up a 1974 Suzuki TS185, and unfortunately the previous owner bent the forks and attempted to straighten them back out (unsuccessfully). I'm having trouble finding a pair of forks that are suitable to replace the current bent ones, and was wondering if...
  14. Sport Bike As First Bike
    First off thanks for looking at my post. - Alex Anyways I've been wanting to ride since I was young and my father had a ninja 650 (I believe, definitely wasn't a 250) and I was curious is to what would be recommended for bike wise. I have...
  15. First Bike / New Rider
    Hello everyone, and thanks in advance for your help. TL;DR - Bike has no power, won't respond to throttle very well, can't exceed 10mph going downhill with full sail and a rowing team. I picked up a 1979 Honda CM400A from a friend who didn't want it anymore. It's been sitting for about 3...
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