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Old 01-13-2016, 12:09 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Looking for a small bike for my DPS test

Hi guys, so i got my motorcycle course done and now i need a motorcycle to take the test in DPS for my license. So i was wondering if anyone would be willing to lend me their motorcycle just for the test. I'm an experienced rider, so don't worry about me dropping your bike. I'm looking for a small engine sports bike(who would want to get a small engine cruiser ) like 200cc or 300cc. I'm looking to take my test in like two months because i don't want to take it in the cold. So if anyone is willing to lend me their bike please message me in here or text me 832-732-5061.
Please help a fellow rider out.
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Old 01-13-2016, 12:31 AM   #2
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There is not a riding portion for the test. They should have covered this in your MSF course
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Old 01-13-2016, 05:43 AM   #3
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sounds like somebody be lyin about taking the course
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Unless you are under 18, there is no riding or written test at DPS. That's covered by the BRC. Where did you take the BRC? Also your MSB-8 certificate is good for 2 years from the date of the course completion. So you could wait until you turn 18 IF it's within that 2 year period if you don't want the hassle of taking the test at DPS
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^^^What this guy said,only need to do the riding portion if your under 18. Otherwise go in with $16.00 of your hard earned money mowing lawns and get it done.
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Old 01-13-2016, 06:42 PM   #7
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Yes, I'm under 18 and that is why I have to take the riding test at the DPS. I took my course at Boss Hoss Cycles. If you guys or know anyone who have a small engine bike please let me know or tell them about this.

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Old 01-13-2016, 07:40 PM   #8
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You've got to be up to think someone is going to let you ride their bike, LOL!
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Old 01-13-2016, 11:11 PM   #9
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You've got to be up to think someone is going to let you ride their bike, LOL!
Well I'll take my chances . To be honest, I actually learned how to ride from my friends bike long time ago.
I also have 2 year of experience, riding.

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Old 01-14-2016, 08:23 AM   #10
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Aren't you going to end up buyoing a small displacement sport bike eventually anyhow? At least before you start actually riding? Why not just get your bike and take the test with it?
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Aren't you going to end up buyoing a small displacement sport bike eventually anyhow? At least before you start actually riding? Why not just get your bike and take the test with it?
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Or ride one of those "friends" bikes
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But seriously dude, goodluck... but someone would have to be CRAZY to let a 17yr old on their bike.

Unless you're talking about compensating for time, ya might find someone with an old gz/ninja250/etc that would rent it out. Even then... are they going to DMV with you?

This seems like a pretty intense and risky process. Id follow the advice above
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You can ride mine for $1,000, plus you're liable for any damage that occurs on top of that...

That's literally what my time and energy is worth to get the bike to you for the test and risk letting you ride it. Do you understand how this immediately becomes cost prohibitive?
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Forget the haters man go finance a busa and take that. Should pop a wheelie and show off your many years of experience on a bike.
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The logistics of taking the riding test at DPS are a royal pain in the . The bike must be licensed, inspected, and insured. A licensed rider must get it there or take it on a trailer. You also have to provide a licensed, inspected, and insured vehicle with a licensed driver to act as 'chase' with the DPS examiner during the test.

Not an easy task to get all set up.
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The logistics of taking the riding test at DPS are a royal pain in the . The bike must be licensed, inspected, and insured. A licensed rider must get it there or take it on a trailer. You also have to provide a licensed, inspected, and insured vehicle with a licensed driver to act as 'chase' with the DPS examiner during the test.

Not an easy task to get all set up.
I could see it easily happening with a friend who has a M endorsement and 100 dollars.
Just follow them in your friends car or whatever to the DPS, then once you get there they can drive the car and you drive the motorcycle. Give the friend the 100 for the huge inconvenience and it's a done deal.

If he wants to ride bad enough it shouldn't be too hard to pull off.
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Just wait until you're 18 it's what I did and so much easier.
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Aren't you going to end up buyoing a small displacement sport bike eventually anyhow? At least before you start actually riding? Why not just get your bike and take the test with it?
Nah dude, I'm going to get a 600cc or 750cc bike.
For the long runs small displacement bikes does not work for me.
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