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Hey guys I'm just wondering I haven't really ever ridden a 2 wheeler but have ridden quads.......

I'm just wondering if the best way to learn is to buy a used 250cc dirt bike and get use to that before I buy a streetbike?

Please help.............. :confused:
 

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The general consensus of these forums is to take the MSF course if you've never ridden a bike, or if your bike experience is limited. Another point members of this forum place emphasis on is starting on lower CC engines, usually used, such as the Ninja 250R or 500R for a couple of examples.

To sum things up, start out by taking the MSF course and start out on a light bike with fewer HP.
 

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Only ridden quads.... Take the MSF course.
Only ridden dirt bikes.... Take the MSF course.
Only driven cars.... Take the MSF course.

Hope this helps. :2cents:
 

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MSF is definetly a good way to start. They provide the bike, teach you things that would normally take 6 months to figure out, and you get your liscence.

Dirt bike expirience only transfers so far. Turning a street bike and turning a dirt bike is quiet different
 

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Guys I looked up the MSF course in Southern California and California period and there's none.......Only the college class that aslo teaches you the baics and let's you practice on a 250 bike. Most likely I'll take that. If anyone knows of any other classes in So Cal please let me know THANKS!:D
 

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There is always california superbike school. From what I hear they actually start suprisingly basic, explaining counter steer with their no bs bike, then going into slides with a bike that has slide bars on it...

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Guys I looked up the MSF course in Southern California and California period and there's none.......Only the college class that aslo teaches you the baics and let's you practice on a 250 bike. Most likely I'll take that. If anyone knows of any other classes in So Cal please let me know THANKS!:D

All MSF classes start you on 250's. Low power = less scared.

Did you call (877) 743-3411 That is the number for the Ca MSF course. :thumb:
 

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THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP GUYS!!!

I'm on it...:thumb:
 

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I'll start my class in November!:eyebrows:
 

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I'll start my class in November!:eyebrows:
:thumbs2: Congrats!
 
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