I think it all has to do whith what kind of riding you do. I like to go out and hit the twisties and commute all at the same time. So for me that would put me in the sport and transportation column. I was just wondering. I saw that and it got me thinking.
Yeah I guess it's a hobby when it's just a recreational daytrip.
But my bike is also my #1 transportation (don't even have a car on the road except my wife's), and primary means of vacationing.
I think bikes become more of a hobby when you start talking about collecting them just to have them, restoring old classics, tinkering / accessorizing just for cosmetics, etc. Not there is anything wrong with any of that though. Different strokes.
This is the beauty of riding! It can be anything you want it to be. It can be a lifestyle, a hobby, a game, a sport, an obbsession, a love, a heartache for some. No matter what, it can be anything you want it to be! For me, it is everything in one. Depends on the day and my mood on what it is.
It's like the Jeep thing - "You wouldn't understand."
To me it screams getting up early so I can take the long way to work. It means taking a quick blast over the mountain on my lunch break. It means leaving work at the end of the day and gearing up to meet with other riders for a three-county ride until after the sun goes down, then finishing the day watching a MotoGP race.
It means taking a sick day during the week just to ride to another state for lunch.
I have been having the toughest time picking tires and I'm hoping someone could please add some insight. I have a 98 zx9r and it's my first bike. I bought it this summer and it's time for some new rubber. I ride the bike alot. I put about 5k miles in less than a season. But I also need the...
Well, I put the money down on a 05 R6 and I am going to have to change the rear spring to a stiffer one. Is this and easy thing to do myslef or should i pay the $60.00/hr labor and have the stealership, I mean dealership, do it for me?
Are most sportbikes undersprung in the fork springs and rear shock for 200+ pound riders?
Both my bikes do not have stiff enough springs according to the Race-Tech website.
Is this generally true for 200+ lbs riders?
So I bought a CBR f4i 3 years ago a year ago I went to change the spark plugs only pulled out three where's the 4th couldn't find him replaced finally took my phone camera out and look down the hall there was nothing in it put four in it ran way better why would somebody only use three spark...
Hey guys and gals,im new to bikes taking my permit test this November and was wondering if I should get a gsxr 600 or a 750? I was told not to get a 1k since it'll be too much for me,and I was told to start off on a 600cc since im a b***** guy a 6 foot 219 lbs. Would appreciate your guys...