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The motorcycle thread
« on: October 04, 2017, 01:02:20 PM »
Well seeing as this site needs a Little more traffic, I want to discuss a topic most every person who likes bikes can talk about.

So what are the perks of being a motorcyclist? What have you experienced with different brands as Yamaha, Kawasaki and what made you give up on them?

As a starter I would like to know any type of stories. So let the rumbling begin.

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Re: The motorcycle thread
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 01:21:32 PM »
I can't be trusted on one. I make poor enough decisions on a bmx as it is.

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Re: The motorcycle thread
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2017, 04:59:52 PM »
I can't be trusted on one. I make poor enough decisions on a bmx as it is.
I hear you, My dad wants me to get one and pay it off in a year. I cant handle debts very well let alone a motorcycle i'm gonna drive like I stole. Maybe im too young to have my own motorcycle and they seem to me like only shiny objects.

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Re: The motorcycle thread
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2017, 09:33:59 PM »


Motorcycles rule. I took a ride out to Julian a couple weeks back because I had some time off between switching jobs. I started on a 250, moved up to a 500 and am now pretty happy with my 883. Eventually I'll punch it out to a 1200/1250 and do all the little shit to give it more oomf without killing reliability and milage.

My advice to anyone who wants to get into riding is take your time. Start off with a used bike of smaller displacement and understand that it's an entirely different world than being in a car. People will tell you that you need to ride like everyone is trying to kill you. Believe them. My best friend was hit last Wednesday by a dumb cunt who made an illegal left in front of him, and he literally broke every limb in his body. He was going the speed limit, riding safely, and now he won't be able to walk for at least 6 months. Take the MSF if you can, it will teach you more than you can imagine and will give you the opportunity to learn the skills without the risk of damaging your own bike,

Also, choppers forever.

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Re: The motorcycle thread
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2017, 06:51:30 PM »


Motorcycles rule. I took a ride out to Julian a couple weeks back because I had some time off between switching jobs. I started on a 250, moved up to a 500 and am now pretty happy with my 883. Eventually I'll punch it out to a 1200/1250 and do all the little shit to give it more oomf without killing reliability and milage.

My advice to anyone who wants to get into riding is take your time. Start off with a used bike of smaller displacement and understand that it's an entirely different world than being in a car. People will tell you that you need to ride like everyone is trying to kill you. Believe them. My best friend was hit last Wednesday by a dumb cunt who made an illegal left in front of him, and he literally broke every limb in his body. He was going the speed limit, riding safely, and now he won't be able to walk for at least 6 months. Take the MSF if you can, it will teach you more than you can imagine and will give you the opportunity to learn the skills without the risk of damaging your own bike,

Also, choppers forever.

I feel you. I have a GY6 scooter and thats basically it. It is just fun to ride but not good looking at all. I wanted to bump onto the Japanese 750 this year but I guess that is not going to be happening. Maybe a 250 later on next year. Safe travels :)

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Re: The motorcycle thread
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2017, 09:14:27 PM »
I got side swiped last Friday. just a dent in the tank but man am I pist!

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Re: The motorcycle thread
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2017, 11:57:21 AM »


Just bought this.

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Re: The motorcycle thread
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2017, 08:23:20 PM »
One of the perks is that a beautiful girl can hug you while you are driving  ;)

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Re: The motorcycle thread
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