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Thinking of buying a motorcycle

Discussion in 'Motorcyles / ATVs / Snowmobiles' started by Lady Dominatrux, May 17, 2018.

  1. Lady Dominatrux

    Lady Dominatrux Dominatrix of Baseball

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    I've been thinking of buying a motorcycle.

    I've been looking at Honda Shadows. I am going to take a class on riding motorcycles so I atleast have experience on them.

    Any other suggestions for beginners like myself?

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    Why would you buy one for only a couple of weeks? It seems like you'd take a HUGE hit on depreciation doing that? :confused:



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    Taking a class is a good thing. You learn a lot that even the most experienced rider might not.

    I wouldn't start big. I'm sure when you take the class they will offer their suggestions as to what size bike would fit you well.
     
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    That is a very popular one to start with. You should be fine with a Shadow
     
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    I changed it. My brain thinks ahead of me before I type it out. Lack of sleep. :lol:
     
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    That is what I was thinking that they would offer suggestions.

    Though I think the Shadow would be a great choice for me. I am going to schedule n appointment with a company that is based out of where I live.
     
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    drperry Fox 1! Fox 2! Fox 3!

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    The classes will definitely help. I plan on taking one of the courses when my bike is running right, lol.

    What year of Shadow? Brand new, or older?

    They're definitely a solid bike, and even the 750s have decent power for highways and hills.

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  8. Lady Dominatrux

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    I am not sure on what year. I don't want one to expensive but one that is relatively up to date.

    What year is yours?
     
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    drperry Fox 1! Fox 2! Fox 3!

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    Mine is an '85, lol.

    Mid to late 2000s, they switched to fuel injection, I think.

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    Is that good or bad? Damn I knew I should've taken classes in automotive during high school and college.
     

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