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  1. Soon to be Rider in Monterey, CA!

    The Training Ground - New Riders!
    Hey, everybody! I'm currently in Ft. Huachuca, AZ. I am just awaiting my PCS to Monterey, CA to purchase my first bike. I decided on the 2016 Ninja 650. Anybody from the area have any recommendations on where to go and who to talk to get get the best, most reputable service? Also, if anybody has...
  2. Buying a 2014 Ninja 650-Advice?

    General Ninja 650R
    Hey all, First post on the forum! I bought a 2003 ninja 250 last year back in October as a beginner bike (After taking a motorcycle safety course, of course!) and have since put about 1,500 miles on it; after about a year on the 250, I'm ready to upgrade to a bigger bike. I've had the ninja...
  3. Messed up new chain.... Toss and replace?

    Ninja 650R Maintenance
    A month or so ago I was installing a new chain and sprocket kit everything was going well and then my Amazon.com riveter broke in my chain.... I returned the broken riveter but have been too busy to address the terrible lack of having a ridable bike... Should I buy another chain breaker /...
  4. New User--New Rider--When is the best time to buy?

    The Training Ground - New Riders!
    Hello everyone, this is my first post on the rider forums! I have recently decided to begin my adventure into the art of riding motorcycles. I am 26 years old and this is something I have wanted to do for about 10 years now. I am already enrolled in a local MSF course taking place this...
  5. I got some questions. New rider.

    The Training Ground - New Riders!
    I want to buy a bike, Looking at a Honda CBR250R or Ninja 250R. (I was told these are good bikes to start on) Also looking at different helmets, all seems like they are he same but I am unsure. If I could get some advice so I can put together a idea of what I need. I'm 5'11" so I think I will...
  6. New rider, about to pull trigger on er-6n

    General Ninja 650R
    Hey guys, I'm about to pull the trigger and purchase an 09 er-6n that I found on Craigslist with 500 miles for $4300. the owner bought it on impulse initially and never really rides it. He has a bunch of dirt bikes and only rides those. I checked out the bike today. It looks like the bike...
  7. Noob here Looking for some advice/help!!!

    The Training Ground - New Riders!
    Hello forum, As some of you noticed from my title I am a noob to bikes :) I just recently (this past weekend) received my motorcycles license. I am 20 years of age around 6'1 160 pounds looking for a bike that is worth the money and something that I cant grow out within a few months.. Before...