Welcome to SBW.
Take the MSF course is my most important message. Glad to see you got some gear at least. You should consider pants too if you've got the boots. And again, for God's sake, take the MSF.
IMHO, you've picked the hardest ride to learn on possible. So good luck.
Dragging knee is for the track, and dragging tail is for the lot. --Kane Friesen
When you're in a car, you're watching a movie; when you're on a bike, you're in the movie. --Robert Pirsig
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