Newbie from California - TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 08-15-2012, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
Learning To Post
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 1
Newbie from California

I am finally in the position to consider getting a bike and decided to join up to learn and get help from people that know more than me.

I currently have a modified (tastefully) 3 series, thus the name. I've always wanted a motorcycle, but at first I wasn't allowed to. Then I didn't have the money to do it right. I do have experience on two wheels. I've done bmx riding in the past, mostly park and half pipe, some vert. Now I enjoy mountain biking more, going to Tahoe in the summer to ride downhill is my kind of fun.

My plan now is to do the MSF, get a ninja 250, and gear. The thing I need help with most is most likely gear. I've been doing some research on my own and have set a budget around $2,000 with helmet. I'd appreciate someone to point me in the right direction.

When it comes to bikes, I plan to eventually use it to commute, but I do want a bike to take into the hills. I enjoy technical driving a lot more than going fast in a straight line. I decided on a ninja 250 because it's pretty much recommended everywhere as a good beginner bike and it keeps it's value so if I want to get rid of it after a year it's not too hard.

Here's a picture of my car
3coupe is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the TwoWheelForum: Motorcycle and Sportbike forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome