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This is why you don't want to learn moto riding from friends & relatives

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by fnfalman, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

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    Don't learn from friends or relatives? That's about a retarded statement. I bet that probably 95% of riders out there threw their leg over their first bike b/c of a friend or relative...

    "Don't learn on the upper part of a multi-level parking garage", is more like it.
     

  3. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    And that would explain why most of them can't ride for squat.
     
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    +1 Take a class.
     
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    I have gone through 5 bikes and was sponsered to race in the 70's and I taught all my girlfreinds and then my wife and family how to ride. Not one ever spilled. It was all dirt and I did not allow them on the streets.
     
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    I learned how to ride on dirt and then bought my first street bike. Before i bought my bike I took the GSF Safety Course class and got my license. I learned a little bit in the class, but most of what I learned was on dirt. My bro taught me the basics and i learned from there. Most of the people who learned how to ride during the class that was taught by a "pro" were people that I wouldnt consider ready to be on the street. There might have been 1 new rider from that class that I would trust. Whoever the teacher was in the article should have known not to teach someone in a place like that.
     
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    Don't take lessons from a guy that wants to be "friends" with your wife :)
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    This is why you don't want to learn moto riding from friends & relatives those unqualified to teach it.

    There, much less unnecessarily vitriolic.

    And with that, I agree.
     
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