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  1. My first stunt bike

    Sportbikes & Sport-tourers
    Hey guys, I’m planning on getting my first bike soon and I’m wanting the best of both worlds between a stunt bike and a sport bike. I want a bike that will have the low end power to do (stunts) and what not but not sacrifice my top speed too much so I can still keep up with my buddies who have...
  2. First bike for a tall guy?

    Hey guys, its Tyler. I'm looking for my first bike. I've got a bit of experience riding 2- and 4-stroke dirtbikes, but I'm new to the world of street bikes: About Me: 6-ft, 2in 170lbs Long and lean Purpose: I'm going to officer school for the Air Force in September and I don't know where...
  3. New rider shopping for first bike in need of advice

    New Member Pitstop
    Hi Guys, I got my M1 license about a year ago after taking the motorcycle safety course. While shopping for my first bike, I've come across three Suzukis: 2003 GSF 600 S Bandit $1995, 2004 GS 500 F $2395, and 2001 SV 650 S $3299. The three bikes seem to be in comparable shape and have...
  4. Bike Shopping: Suzuki DR200 vs Ninja 250 vs any other beginner bike

    New Member Pitstop
    I'm new here so I'm sorry if I'm not following the proper forum etiquette and should be posting this somewhere else. I'm an 18 year old kid who's about to graduate high school and attend college next year. I've recently taken an interest in bikes and I'd love to get a great little around town...
  5. Looking to buy my first motorcycle

    I want to buy a used cruiser for less than 2000$ that i'll be able do a course with and take a trip down to Cali from Vancouver (where i'm situated) this summer. I've found a few on craigslist and it would be nice to get some input on which ones look I should check out. Here are a few that I've...
  6. 1983 Suzuki GS450 - Revs high and sticks [First Bike]

    Mechanics Corner
    Somewhat recently, I purchased a second hand 83 Suzi gs450. With the aid of my father, who had ridden bikes in his earlier years, we both looked over the bike before I bought it. This bike had undergone a hard-tail conversion, as well as some strange rewiring (though it functions as normal.) The...
  7. Yamaha V-Star 950

    Hey everyone! I'm new to the forum and new to legally being able to ride a motorcycle.(I just got my licence) haha Anyway my question for everyone is... What are your opinions on the V- Star 950? Good or bad bike? I am looking into buying my first bike and I keep coming back this motorcycle. I'm...
  8. And yet another new guy today

    New Member Pitstop
    Wanted to say hello to all. Just registered new guy here looking to get a bike for the first time...probably in the early spring. Seems like a great board with a good bunch of folks. Been reading a lot and look forward to learning from you guys. Thanks!
  9. Hello from Ohio

    New Member Pitstop
    Heya Guys and Gals, I'm brand new to biking. Never ridden. I've been doing lots of reading (and lurking) through various forums and biking magazines lately. I've liked a lot of the information that I've read here. You all seem to be a very knowledgeable crowd and provide great advice and...
  10. My First Bike

    My First Bike

    My first bike. I took it apart before I learned how to ride it. $500 at a garage sale!!!