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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-11-2005, 10:43 PM Thread Starter
 
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Any sites with riding tips for newbies?

Hi all,
I've recently picked up a '99 f4 and i've logged about 20kms on it . I've just been riding it around my neighbourhood (a 20x10 block radius) to get a better feeling for a sportbike before i get out on the main roads. I will be going out to get alot more practice on it in my free time, so i was wondering if there were any places loaded with tips on tecnique. Then i could really work on specifics, rather than just riding around.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-12-2005, 04:54 AM
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Yes. Here in the States there's something called the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) classes. I'd bet big money something similar exists up north. Smitty, any thoughts for a fellow Canuck?

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-12-2005, 11:32 AM
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Re: Any sites with riding tips for newbies?

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Any sites with riding tips for newbies?
Yeah, this one! Welcome to SBW.




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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-12-2005, 03:35 PM
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Yup, right here in this forum...I think between me, Smitty, Dad, and a few others...there must be, oh, at least a good 4 hrs. worth of reading, i.e. tips for riding, choosing a bike ect..just do a search, that should get you started....or just ask a question...Being that Smitty, who has been riding for...at least 100 years, and is more local to you, could help you out..

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Here, this should keep you occupied for a while

http://sportrider.com/ride/
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-13-2005, 04:30 AM Thread Starter
 
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Im mostly looking for tips on technique. Alittle bit hard to find here.

Z_Fanatic: Thanks, thats a great site!
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