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jeveretts 10-25-2013 07:00 AM

Let's see your first bike!
 
Cmon, let's see how this all started.
My first bike.
1978 Suzuki GS400, this was around 1980.
Man, I thought that bike was the fastest thing on the road!

See that helmet? That was ATGATT back in the day!

http://i.imgur.com/aTsrjQh.jpg

FirstPath 10-25-2013 09:12 AM

'02 Ural bought used in 2005 at the age of 37. Nervous has heck driving it home 30+ miles with no sidecar experience and just recently getting my motorcycle endorsement. Miss this rig quite a bit sometimes...

http://i1191.photobucket.com/albums/...Path/Ural2.jpg

metropolis2k 10-25-2013 09:40 AM

I don't have a picture of the actual one but it was this beast:

http://www.jackstringer.co.uk/upload...1-2010_011.jpg :D

DAKEZ 10-25-2013 09:51 AM

No pictures, sorry... Cameras were still something of a novelty back then. :lol3

orangebear 10-25-2013 10:29 AM

My first bike was a honda xl125rc with a cg block fitted good for 60mph at the red line could not pass my test quick to get a bigger bike

Double H 10-25-2013 11:35 AM

all my pictures faded out long ago :cry

C/1/509 10-25-2013 11:42 AM

No actual pics of mine:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/data:...YTGRkZAB//2Q==

It was a Triumph 350 twin - bought for $100 and beat to shit when I got it. Ran rarely and badly when it did, but it was my motorcycle!

Me and my monkee 10-26-2013 08:37 PM

Kawasaki AR50
 
http://members.home.nl/tntt/kawasaki...res/infoC7.jpg

pinocono 10-26-2013 09:00 PM

Honda 305 Scrambler.
 
Mine wasn't even this nice. Got it as a basket for $50 back in 1977. I learned a lot reassembling that thing. Everything was there except a kickstand. I had to find something to lean it against if I wanted to park it.



http://www.triumphrat.net/photogalle...3210-2/aag.jpg

jeveretts 10-27-2013 05:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Me and my monkee (Post 22644609)


My best friend had an AR-80. He would Jones after my Suzuki GS400, and I would jones for that AR80, so we traded a lot. I had a lot of fun on that micro machine!

pretbek 10-27-2013 06:19 AM

Honda SS50, classified a moped in the Netherlands (under 50 cc). Toured all over the country with it.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/27/u9ubamab.jpg

Woodenveins 10-27-2013 06:29 AM

Yamaha 650, back in my teenage years. Almost killed myself on this thing so I sold it and never got on another bike til this year, 33 years later.
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-w...o/Scan0022.jpg

O.C.F.RIDER 10-27-2013 08:02 AM

This isn't the actual bike that I had, but mine looked exactly the same except for an aftermarket 'chamber.......

http://www.kellymotodepoca.com/image...cker_34adx.JPG
got it at the ripe old age of 10. That is the bike I learned how to ride good on. Notice the smooth tank/seat interface! :eek1 I was in tears a couple of times after coming to abrupt stops from a tree getting in my way. :cry

Chris

Tjocksteffe 10-27-2013 09:08 AM

Very first, but since it's a moped it dosn't count a pic anyway!

http://www.veteranmopeder.com/bilder...Dakota_79a.jpg

First real bike!

http://motorbike-search-engine.co.uk...s-2/TS125X.jpg

(none of the bikes in the pics are mine)

anotherguy 10-27-2013 09:18 AM

My first real motorcycle looked like this. Cannot find any photos of it so this is representative.



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