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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-03-2012, 09:34 PM Thread Starter
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I would like to thank all members of this forum for sharing your knowledge of the fundamentals of riding. I'm a new rider and just got my first bike today! It's an '08 Honda CBR600 RR! This was my first time riding a sportbike and it blew my mind away! I would probably have a hard time sleeping tonight. I can't stop thinking about what I did on the road today. It's one of those, "what just happened?" moment. Thanks sportbikes.net!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-03-2012, 09:49 PM
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Welcome to the forum!

You've got a handful for a starter bike. Not many here would recommend that bike for a beginner. Since you've already got it, I guess there's no use in talking you into a 250 or 500! Make sure to buy (and wear) some good gear. Have you taken the MSF course yet?


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Thanks Max! Yes I've taken the MSF course. I'm very much aware about recommendation for new riders starting off with a 250 but the way I look at it we all have the same goal and that is riding perfection. And you could take various paths toward achieving that goal. I just decided to skip the 250. Does it mean I'm special? I don't think so. Does it mean I have natural talent? I would like to believe so. Do I like going fast? Absolutely! But I think more importantly, I'm not stupid. I know what I'm capable of.
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Fortunately, the guy that sold me the bike also gave me a riding jacket. As for the helmet, I've used my simpson speedway rx. Not really comfortable with it because of the narrow aperture. I'll get a proper one soon.
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I just decided to skip the 250. Does it mean I'm special? I don't think so. Does it mean I have natural talent? I would like to believe so.
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