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  1. 1980 Yamaha SR250

    Tips & Training
    Would love to get some opinions on this bike? Gonna be my first bike, $1500, nothing wrong with it. I am 19 years old and have already taken my safety course.
  2. Starter bikes?

    Tips & Training
    Just wondering what people recommend as a good, cheap starter bike
  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. Help the newbie. Suzuki gsx 400 1981

    I have a Suzuki gsx 400 f from 1981 that have some trouble with the fuse. And as there is only one fuse on her, it can be pretty hard to know what part of the wiring is the fault. If i press the starter with no lights, it "breaks" the fuse. I can give it a running start, without breaking the...
  5. new to distance trips looking for some tips

    New Member Pitstop
    I've had a gz250 for a few years and just got myself a marauder 800 i'm planning to take a trip this summer ive got just shy of a month off work to do it, im starting in Indiana any good routs that ether down to Florida or out towards California that you guys would suggest? also tools or extras...
  6. dirtbiking- An Introduction

    Dirt Bikes & ATV's
    Just got done with my Motorcycle classes and license recently, but I've never touched a dirt bike. What would I have to know before I can start riding one on trails?
  7. fuel and carb hose confusion

    New Member Pitstop
    I have a 2005 hyosung gv250. Im a bit confused about. Some of the hose from the gas tank and carb. When I was taking out my gas tank my return hose I believe it is. The one directly under the gas tank wasn't connected to anyting and the hose connected to the left side of the bike on the double...
  8. Kinda Old Guy - Kinda New Rider

    New Member Pitstop
    Just bought my first true Motorcycle - 2000 V Star Classic, and I thought I'd introduce myself. -- Borrowed and drove a few 125cc dirtbikes in the woods as kid -- Bought a 150cc scooter 4 years ago to commute to work and put about 2000 miles on that in 2+ years -- 1.5 years ago, I bought a...
  9. New member

    Marauder M50 Secret Hideaway
    I've been lurking your posts for several weeks now and finally decided to join the discussions. Theres some great info around here.
  10. Hi Everyone

    New Member Pitstop
    Just purchased my first cruiser, a v-star 1100 classic. Haven't ridden in a while but excited to get back in the saddle. I am from Syracuse, Utah and enjoying the scenery. Decided to join this community because of the great answers I was able to find to some of my questions.
  11. Newbie - what to look when buying 2nd hand bike

    Volusia/C50 Getaway
    Hi - I just got my MSF course done and looking to buy a C50. I am not sure if I should go to the dealer or look at craigslist for my first bike in US. I have riding experience in India! What should be my checklist if I am going to a private party through craigslist. Please help. I saw one during...
  12. newbie in Christiansburg VA

    The Paddock
    Hi folks! I suppose I'm really a returnee as I had a kawasaki 90cc trail bike back in the misty past (1970-72). Unfortunately I've forgotten just about everything useful from those days! I don't have my motorcycle license yet but am signed up for the Motorcycle Safety Course at my local...
  13. New Owner Here

    Marauder M50 Secret Hideaway
    Hi folks, I bought my M50 a couple of weeks ago and have been looking for a forum to interact with fellow riders and M50 owners until I found this site. A little about myself first, I'm a 30 year old male and a relatively new rider and motorcycle enthusiast. Even though I rode a 250cc bike as...