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Old 03-24-2009, 07:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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TOPIC: Help Finding Motorcycle Training For Beginners....


Hi Bikers in SR....

Happy Tuesday to SR.

Ok, Im still determined to learn
how to ride solo on a motorcycle.

As some of u know, i did take a
motorcycle class last yr about this
time and made it to the last day
but had to stop at the beginning
of the test because i was physically
unable to finish.

I am proud of myself to be able
to stay on the bike without laying
it down the entire 3 days of training,
however i had so much trouble
learning shift and clutch.

That was too much info at one
time going thru my little brain...lol

Anyway....I am still determined to
learn so i can really know what it
is like to ride free and solo on a bike
comfortably.

While im waiting to go out on the
bike to physically train again id
like to see a video online that may
show me step by step the shifting
and clutch part of learning to ride
a bike.

Can someone help me find something
like that here online? At least i can
vividly see what they r doing up close
here online to help me understand
since i never learned standard shifting
at all.

Maybe there's a Motorcycle Learning
for Idiots....
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey Sharon...........here is an American made automatic motorcycle

Ridley : America's Automatic Motorcycle : Home
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Funny you should post this Sharon, Ms. Astro begins her Basic Rider Training at RideSmart this afternoon. Take a look around this site, there's a video, pics, and some basic info RideSmart Motorcycle Training, Inc. - Professional Motorcycle Rider Training

Have you tried doing a search on YouTube for what you're looking for? I did a search for "motorcycle shifting gears" and came up with a bunch of hits like this YouTube - How To Ride A Motorcycle - Shifting Gears
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Hey Toad thanks....we went to look at the
Ridleys and they look cool...however they r
expensive....

Right now we are looking into a scooter
that is 250cc's i think..one with a bigger
motor and add a trike kit to it.

I want to be different yet a biker chick..lol
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Ill go look Mr. Astro.... thanks buddy
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Old 04-03-2009, 01:34 PM   #6 (permalink)
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That's exactly what i was looking for Astro....

Thanks a bunch....
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Ooohh!! I want a Ridley!!!
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Im kinda excited to go look for a scooter, larger
size and add a trike kit to it:atv....then i can still look
feminine yet bad azz or cool if i want
to on a sleek black or red looking scooter.....
whatcha think?
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Old 04-03-2009, 02:04 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Ok, so i watch a few clips u sent Astro and one
shows the bike in a srationary position....hicked
up on back where the wheels r not touching the
ground so u can practice without the bike running
away from u....

Soooooo where can i find one of those gizmos to
hook our Sportster on to practice?
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Sounds like a center-stand, which are normally found on sport bikes, and they still have the potential to allow the back wheels to touch the ground. You might want to check JC Whitneys site to see if they have a test stand.
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