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Old 04-05-2008, 09:44 AM   #1
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i am getting a motorcycle this week it s a honda shodow 600 i have never riden a motorcycle i am also 54 yr old what u think any ideas and to be honest i am a little nervious thanks ken
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Old 04-05-2008, 10:13 AM   #2
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i am getting a motorcycle this week it s a honda shodow 600 i have never riden a motorcycle i am also 54 yr old what u think any ideas and to be honest i am a little nervious thanks ken
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Old 04-05-2008, 10:38 AM   #3
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Small dirt bike Small dirt bike Small dirt bike...125cc dual sport that won't kill you or rip off limbs when you eat it (and you will eat it). A 600 is too big for a new rider.
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Old 04-05-2008, 10:46 AM   #4
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Small dirt bike Small dirt bike Small dirt bike...125cc dual sport that won't kill you or rip off limbs when you eat it (and you will eat it). A 600 is too big for a new rider.
The 600 is the 600 shadow, which is extremely tame. Is it as good as the 125cc you recommended; no. But it isn't that bad of a choice.
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Old 04-07-2008, 06:40 AM   #5
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Old 04-07-2008, 02:10 PM   #6
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The 600 is the 600 shadow, which is extremely tame. Is it as good as the 125cc you recommended; no. But it isn't that bad of a choice.
I agree. It's a 34 hp bike! It's got decent brakes, handles well enough- good choice Newbie.
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and read the newbie forum on here, all 300 posts worth.
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