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Old 04-05-2011, 12:29 AM   #1
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Hello to everyone my name is alan an am looking for a first bike..well if anyone has tips they are more than welcome to shoot me a msg... Thanks
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:31 AM   #2
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:37 AM   #3
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Ninja 250 is a very good starter. Or anything without alot of power so you can get use to the roads, traffic, and confidence. I started out with a honda c-70 in 1989. I was 15.
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Old 04-05-2011, 12:40 AM   #4
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Old 04-05-2011, 01:30 AM   #5
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Ninja 250 is a very good starter. Or anything without alot of power so you can get use to the roads, traffic, and confidence. I started out with a honda c-70 in 1989. I was 15.
Hey i was born that year


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Old 04-05-2011, 03:16 AM   #6
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:43 AM   #7
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Welcome!
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Whats wrong with icon stuff??
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:56 AM   #8
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:59 AM   #9
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I had a icon jacket that was pretty nice. Helmets suck, but the jacket I would recommend.
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:16 AM   #10
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:27 AM   #11
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:41 AM   #12
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Old 04-05-2011, 07:59 AM   #13
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Ninja 250
Ninja 500
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yeah this sums it up for a first bike
you dont want to start with a big bike without the knowledge first
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:51 AM   #14
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hey dude check this out its a 2001 for $2100
http://houston.craigslist.org/mcy/2306601416.html
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