Silvertip - new to forum

Discussion in 'New Users' started by Silvertip, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. Hello everyone,

    I am a relatively new rider having taken the MSF class and bought my first bike in November last year. My first bike was 1976 Honda CB550 with 4 pipes. The bike was fun, but soon enough I wanted something more powerful, so I sold it after 4 months. It was good to have started with an old bike as I learned on it how bikes work and how to do basic maintenance - spark plugs, chain, oil. I also had to pretty much rewire most of the bike, replace the battery and the rectifier. Needless to say, when I was shopping for a new bike, I was looking for something more reliable.

    Being new to sportbikes, I decided to get an FZ6R. I was lucky to find one with only 1600 miles for a decent price.

    This summer I've already put about 10k miles on the bike, but probably 60-70% of it is commuting. I've explored most popular bike roads in the area riding by myself, and now I'm looking for some company.

    Uhm, I guess I should say something about myself as well:
    I'm 23, live in Seattle, go to UW + work. I like bikes, photography, hiking, BBQ'ing.

    I will be posting in Westside WA forum a new thread inviting people for a ride some time soon.

    #1 Silvertip, Sep 7, 2012
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2012
  2. Welcome.
    If you're ever near Bellingham, lemme know.
  3. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Moderator
    Staff Member

    Mukilteo, WA
    Welcome, cool pic!
  4. Apex

    Lacey, WA
    Woof and Welcome! You wanna do a vintage looking pic like that of my bike??? I am looking for something to frame and put in my son's room
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