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    Ive been seriously considering learning how to ride lately,and Im wondering What is a good starter bike that I can learn on.I dont want to pay too much because I suspect it will get pretty hell bent early on.Im hearing all kinds of different engine sizes.Im 6' and about 230...Any suggestions? I dont really care as to the style,though Im thinking I should stay away from the crotch rockets as I probably won't live to see my 24th birthday if I do that..Thanks all..
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    You mean "Donorcycles?"
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    A small jap bike is a good way to start,something small and easy to handle...........watch out for other people..........most accidents happen from not realizing that people in cars cant see you very well...............they cut across in front of you to make a turn and the rest is rothlisburger..................or shwarzeneggar.....................it hurts......................ride defensively and you will survive..:bricks:
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    #12 Jersey

    Exactly. A friend of mine hit some sand coming off a highway while riding his Ninja. He literally tore his leg off. That was about 20 years ago but, it kept me from ever wanting to drive a motorcycle. Like they say it's not if you will go down on a motorcycle it's when.
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    correct,there are two types of riders...........those who have been down and those who are going down..........those who have been down understand whats at stake here..............those who are going to go down have a hard lesson to learn and hopefully will survive to tell others about the experiance..............:bricks:
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    Eddie Trotta makes the best bikes, imo.

    A lotta dolla...
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    correct,Trotta does make a nice bike,but way too much engine for a newbie rider.All the customs are going to be up there in price...........:singing:
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    Covington in Woodward, Oklahoma makes some nice ones as well...
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    I don't really like those single sided sway arms.

    What if it broke:eek: ?

    You'd be in for 1 wild ride; for sure!
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