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07-19-2015 07:08 AM
lenbong If you live in the north you can get older barely used bikes with low miles or buy a bike from the north. I'd buy a used bike to learn on. As my dad said " there are motorcycle riders that have gone down and those that will go down!" I'm in the have gone down category lol.. IMO get a bigger bike too you can take it easy on the throttle to learn then the power will be there rather than buy a small bike and want more power once you learn. Just always respect the bike and pay attention to dumb drivers on the roads
07-15-2015 01:13 AM
amazingpal I have been interested with motorcycles for months now and I have been contemplating of buying a brand new one or something that has already been used.
08-26-2013 07:16 PM
Pacific Barbarian First Bike was a Yamaha XT500 when I was 15. Had it for 4 years. 3rd accident I bent the front shocks bad and broke my left wrist. Sold it to a friend, he repaired it, broke both his arms in one accident. That was the last I heard of the bike.

So, about 5 years ago I did a drydocking on a ship I worked on in a South West African country called Namibia. Its in the Namib Desert. The shipyard took us out for a day of fun, quad biking on the dunes. Honda 250's. I there and then realised this was what I have been missing all my life at the age of 32!

Long story short, I signed off the ship, went on leave, and bought a brand new Raptor 700 off the showroom floor!!! Obviously after lots of researching! And got the wife a Raptor 350.

This is where we are at now. Deep into the bug!

In my opinion, the Raptor 350 is the best beginner quad out there.
08-26-2013 09:46 AM
Originally Posted by jsanders347 View Post
Learned to ride on an atc 110. Wouldn't mind one as a garage ornament.
Yeah I sold mine within the last year since a guy made an offer I couldn't say no to but I do miss having it around and wish I still had it.
08-25-2013 11:28 AM
jsanders347 Learned to ride on an atc 110. Wouldn't mind one as a garage ornament.
08-24-2013 04:54 PM
HK 45 Nut First dirt bike was a Yamaha 490
street Yamaha RZ500
3 wheeler Honda 185 but still love the 250R
4wheeler Yamaha banshee will stick with my 660
08-23-2013 07:55 PM
First700R First experience was 4wheeler. Kawasaki Mojave.
First owned as follows
First streetbike. Honda cbr600rF2
First dirtbike Honda XR600R
First 3wheeler Honda ATC 110
First 4wheeler Raptor 700R
08-22-2013 04:19 PM
400 Husky
ATC 90
2 ATC 110 (new)
ATC 185S (new) full suspension
ATC 250R (310 big bore)
TRX250R wife's bike
ATC 250R -4 wheeler conversion, flat tracker.
Raptor 700, stroked, hdd5050 more
Raptor 700, W/blown motor replaced.

CB650 Honda
750 Triumph

Many others I can't think of.
08-22-2013 12:24 PM
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