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Old 06-13-2015, 08:58 PM   #1
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Can someone show me how to ride?


My GF just bought me a Harley Iron 883 for my Bday. I've always wanted a bike but I don't know how to ride.
Does anyone wanna teach me? I can pay if anything.
If you have a training bike that would be better so I wont drop my new bike.
I've tried signing up to the motorcycle training class but its a month wait and I want to start riding.
Someone please help or send me to someone who can, that would really help..

Would love to meet new people to go riding with.
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Old 06-13-2015, 10:24 PM   #2
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You have to take the class in Texas. No way around it.
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Old 06-13-2015, 10:37 PM   #3
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if you are willing to pay then visit Awesome cycles.

https://www.awesomecycles.com/

I took my class there and they showed me the basics of riding. plus you will be able to skip the riding portion of your motorcycle endorsement at the DMV.

they also teach their classes with used bikes so you don't have to take yours. they are an sponsor here so I highly recommend that you contact them.
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Old 06-13-2015, 10:47 PM   #4
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I highly recommend the MSF class.

What part of town are you in?
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Sorry that you want to start riding, but you can't. Take the class. Don't take it with your own bike.
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Im in NW houston also, just put around in your neighborhood? do you know how the bike works? gears, clutch, throttle, brakes? or do you need to know everything from the ground up?
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I can show you how to do a 360 wheelie.
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I would get comfortable with parts on the bike / weight of bike and research via YouTube , beginner rider vids etc. but I would not ride it until after the class b/c that's a heavy bike and a very expensive drop. Learn on a little 250 at awesome cycles, it is raining for the foreseeable future anyway. Wet roads are probably not the best thing to learn on to ride.
All that being said.... I bought my first bike, jumped on, and took off because I'm impatient.....I did wreck it lol.
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Old 06-14-2015, 05:58 AM   #15
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Oh and since you got the Harley you may want to invest in a leather vest and an AK47, you know for meet ups and such....

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If you know how the gears and clutch works and have a helmet then I'd just ride around in first and second gear, if you don't know anything then its probably better to wait.

I know you're basically a traitor if you wear a helmet and ride a Harley, but you don't want to smash your head into something learning or ever really.
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Dont you have to take a MSF course to get an endorsement now?
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