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any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    i was all into bikes like a year ago, but my parents said they'd never buy me one, so i got kinda discouraged, but this summer i'm workin in alaska and racking in some serious dough. so what advice have you guys got on what to do, and what to buy?

    i'll have 5k or less to spend on a bike, and i'll be wanting cheaper gear.

    i figure frame sliders are a must, cuz i know i'll do something stupid...like get off and forget to put down my kickstand or some shit

    i also plan on taking the msf course, of course

    so what do you guys suggest for a bike, and for gear?

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    bike: used SVor a ninja 250, or ninja 500, or gs500
    gear: all of it... best you can afford. Joe Rocket textile has served me well in good times & bad.

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    SV 650 wold be great for a bike. The advantages of a naked bike for newbies is great! Plastic breaks easy!!!!!! Pleanty of power for ya too.

    WTF is a NOOB ?

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    NOOB is a newbe

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    Thanks mang!

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    Originally posted by PinHead
    WTF is a NOOB ?
    apparently.... you.

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    DOH !



















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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    Fizzer 600 was my first bike, and I loved it. Great learner bike. I wish I still owned it.

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    I got a 96 Fizzer 600 the thing is fuckin sweet . Oh yes and that is my first bike.

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    How about an EX 500 , light yet nimble, with a lower seat height for the vertically challenged. As far as gear goes anything by Joe Rocket will work or Technic or alpinestar if ya got money to burn. The main thing is to be protected for the unexpected. Right T .

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    I'd get a new ZPF , they look pretty kick ass

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    Thumbs up any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    Originally posted by need4speed
    The main thing is to be protected for the unexpected. Right T .
    damn fucking skippy.

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    any of the younger guys in here (under 25) got advice for a noob?

    Gotta get bags man . . Tank bags , or hard bags , or a bag on your back . . . man bags are needed , especially when you goto some place expecting not to buy something and then you buy it and come out and remember that you rode your bike . . . . . happened to me once . . . really sucked . . . that's the only thing I gotta recommend . .. .

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