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  1. 2001 Katana GSX600f

    First Bike / New Rider
    I want to get into riding motorcycles and want to start off with something that has enough 'get up' to enjoy for awhile before getting another bike. I've looked some into the Katana GSX600f and there are many good and average reviews. I'm 6'1" 200lbs and this bike seems big enough. The bike I'm...
  2. Looking to buy first bike, need advice for long-term purchase

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi all, I'm a 5'8", 130lb girl and I'm looking to buy my first bike. I haven't learned how to ride one yet, and neither do I have any experience driving a car, so I would be learning completely from scratch and then purchasing this bike. I've done some research and found a lot of information on...
  3. First Bike: 1989 Suzuki gs500e

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hello, I am looking to purchase my first bike. I would like something that has a classic style but is not so old that I would have to find rare aftermarket parts. Also, I would like to stick with Suzuki or Honda because of their reliability. I found a 1989 Suzuki gs500e. What do you think the...
  4. Buying a Virago250 good idea?

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hi, I'm new to the forum, I've been looking around for a bike for a while now. Been saving some money. Where I live (Sri Lanka) its not legal to own or ride a bike over 250cc (I know it s**ks) So most of the 250cc's are very very expensive!, any how. I saw this bike 250cc Virago online for a...
  5. Vulcan500 vs VStar 650

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hey everyone, I'm a new rider, as in the most powerful thing with two wheels I've ridden is one of those little foldable razor scooters. I've always wanted to get a motorcycle, so I'm just finishing up my MSF safety course and I'm shopping around for my starter bike. I'm looking around in...