What's your first bike? With a picture please.

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My folks frowned on motorcycles so I didn't buy one till I was out of college on my own. I bought this used from a friend in 1978 as a learner bike. I found out it was a POS but it served it's purpose. It's a HD 350 Sprint, 1974 model I think.
 

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Even though my mom had the Hobbit, she didn't like motorcycles; too dangerous. I was trying to be subtle, and was nonchalantly looking through the classifieds in the paper. She, out of the blue, told me that if I was going to get one, get one that would last. Found the used '77 in '79, and bought it for $700. Happily ever after.
 

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I got my first bike back in 1991.
It was a 1981 Yamaha XV 750 SE Special.
It was a piece of junk. I loved it :cool:

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I liked my XV750 so much I've kept it for almost 40 years from new in 1981. It wasn't my 1st bike though, that would be a mettalic purple Fizzie which I don't seem to have a picture of

Back then, when I had hair
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And now after restoration earlier this year
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First Bike: 1969 Honda Z50A.

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The Honda was followed by a succession of Yamaha YZ products as I grew out of / into them.
Raced a few Hare Scramble races, complete with Le Mans style starts. The Hare Scramble Series still exists in Virginia, using at least one of the same tracks that I rode several decades ago.

My first street bike was an early Kaw EX500 (late '80s?), before they started marketing them as "Ninja"
The Ninja 500s never shared any DNA with the rest of the Ninja line, and is a great first bike.

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With the Dukes of Hazzard theme in the back ground ! ! ! good O'l boys, never cause'n no harm....... LOL

This is me on was my first bike ! o_O (I think first bike, KX-80 it was already old and I had to work on it all the time.)

I still have these boots hanging in my shop 35 years later. This helmet was probably 15-20 years old already in this picture. I think my dad picked it up at a garage sale for $1 or something. (that's probably what my dad thought my brain was worth, LOL) It was so crusty I busted out some type of paint and painted it myself. Banging my head on the ground with this helmet is probably the cause of my twitch and occasional drooling. Just joking!





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