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Spindly Killerfish

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Top Tips For New Bikers

I was just thinking after I posted the stupid reply about sticker removal (sorry) that there is a myriad of experience on this forum as well as the 'new to biking' fellows (and fellowesses).

Has anyone got any top tips (real ones this time) in relation to biking, skills maintenance etc that has been passed on or learned over years of experience that newbies could benefit from, things like taking out a coaster to put your sidestand on in hot weather so it doesn't sink through the tarmac.

Just thought as old farts could impart a bit of brain.

Sorry if this is a repost. SK.

P.S. whilst writing this I am wearing my wife's panties.

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Valko

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Valko says:

The Tip - if in doubt GAS IT

I found that myself 30 years ago driving over tram tracks, there was pavement and unevenly set up tracks, mostly on ground level, but there was a point where tracks has been going about 4 inches above the pavement, been one of my first rides I do have managed to get my front tyre on the left side and the rear tyre on the right side with iron track in the middle, and tram going after me... long story short I've decided it cant go worst than that so I GAS IT on max and managed to free my bike.

For me this is THE TIP - if in doubt GAS IT. 

if you wear your wife's pants stop diagonally on traffic lights so that you can be more visible and aslo you can escape easier, thus avoiding paramedics embarrassment :winkie:

P.S. I am going for a ride now wearing my wife's panties, will ride much safer that way...:laugh:

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Jeni4

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Jeni4 says:

Ride Safe

Found this earlier - how to avoid the 5 common types of bike accidents:

http://www.rospa.com/roadsafety/info/ridesafe.pdf 

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craigquitch

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craigquitch says:

New Bikers Tips

This is a yahoo page

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hmu02344

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hmu02344 says:

My Tips

The best thing I ever did was to read A Twist of the Wrist 2. Actually explains how a motorcycle really works and makes it far easier to work out how to improve.

Key points:

Counter-steering is enough. You don't need to lean. Focus on pushing that bar.

Braking. Squeeze gently, then hard. Practice to find out how powerful your brakes really are.

Get everything done before a corner (braking, gear changes, body positioning, throttle ready).

Maintain a slightly on throttle through the corner.

If the back end starts to slide, stay on the gas, as rolling off or braking will likely result in a highside. If you stay on the throttle, the bike will usually correct itself.



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enfieldturbo

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enfieldturbo says:

never ever

ride your bike with crotchless knickers on :sleep:

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Bogdan29

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Bogdan29 says:

I want to buy a motorcycle

I am a beginner and I want to buy me a bike. What bike do you recommend?
Thank you!
dieta rapida

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enfieldturbo

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enfieldturbo says:

a honda

CG125

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asankhy

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asankhy says:

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jonathan2340

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jonathan2340 says:

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For new bikers i just want to say that they should ride slowly not in too much speed so that you can be safe. drive slow, drive safe. Follow this rule. This is the first rule for every biker person. Wear helmet always when you ride bike. this protact your head in accidents. Wear Men leather biker jackets when you ride a bike.You will definitely look cool and fashionable after wear this leather out.

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asankhy

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asankhy says:

hello

thanks for your advice i always forgot to do that......and hope all bike lover will do this.
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