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#1 Unread post by Ladymx » Tue Mar 15, 2005 3:24 pm

Is it better to start off on a dirt bike? I heard that its better to start off in the dirt as you get a better experience starting off this way.

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#2 Unread post by MASHBY » Tue Mar 15, 2005 6:21 pm

I learnt on dirt I think it is the best way as when you first start out you dont have to worry about traffic.Just concentrate on learning how the bike operates so when it becomes time to play on the road everything is vary natural.
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#3 Unread post by emperorjordan » Tue Mar 15, 2005 7:28 pm

yea, I think it is better. you can learn the BIKE without having to worry about cars...


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#4 Unread post by BuzZz » Tue Mar 15, 2005 7:40 pm

YES! it is better to learn on a dirtbike. :wink: You will learn more about bike control and what the bike will do in any given situation in one year of dirt riding than you will in 10 years on the road.

Get Thee An DirtBike!!!!
And learn how to ride it. You will fall down. That's O.K. Get back on and keep at it. :wink:
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#5 Unread post by MASHBY » Tue Mar 15, 2005 7:52 pm

Plus its damn good fun.
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#6 Unread post by BuzZz » Tue Mar 15, 2005 8:20 pm

MASHBY wrote:Plus its damn good fun.
Your right! I forgot the most important reason :oops:
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#7 Unread post by Guest » Wed Mar 16, 2005 8:18 am

F every thing else! I heard and saw what others said,and I agree.I had hoped to write something meaningfull,too bad,maybe next time.

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#8 Unread post by ronboskz650sr » Fri Mar 25, 2005 5:25 pm

It's so much better, I'm thinking of getting back into the dirt, now that I'm on the road. You just can't push it on the road like you can in the dirt...too many cars crossing the yellow line, and generally acting ignorant of all traffic rules, and there's no track near here...couldn't afford a track day anyway. Sorry for the grouchy rant, I guess I just miss the dirt. :frusty:
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#9 Unread post by BuzZz » Fri Mar 25, 2005 9:43 pm

ronboskz650sr wrote: ......... Sorry for the grouchy rant, I guess I just miss the dirt. :frusty:
Totally understandable..... :wink:
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#10 Unread post by emperorjordan » Sun Mar 27, 2005 12:10 am

heh......... I am a total grouch if its been more than a week since I have hit the trails :mrgreen:
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#11 Unread post by CentralOzzy » Sun Apr 03, 2005 8:10 am

I do miss riding in the Lush Forest trails of Victoria, Australia!

Hopping over big fallen trees, Blub Blub Blubbing thru deep rivers & climbing huge hill walls on my old thumpa trail bike.

Yes sir.... :wink: camping overnight in a Tent, cooking food by the fire with a few cold ones & doing it all over again....arrrr those were the good O'L Days eh?
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Learning to ride in the Dirt is the way to go if possible, cause if you can somewhat Master the dirt & mud etc. riding on the road is easy, except for the Traffic perhaps.... :cry:
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#12 Unread post by Maverick33 » Tue May 03, 2005 1:16 pm

Looks like I've got it made then! 8) I went out with some friends riding for hours yesterday. I'm not too familiar with street riding, but I'll 2nd, 3rd, 4th...whatever...that dirt riding is a blast. Yes you can push it and yes, you will fall (sometimes really hard :frusty: ), but like Buzzz said...you will get back on (and do it all again). We found a new course yesterday and one of my buddies and I found a new jump that was a real test. But by the end of the day we both had gotten enough practice to clear it completely. It was wicked! (Probably about an 8-footer.) Plus, to add to the excitement, another friend brought out his brother's Kawasaki 700cc quad! :shock: ...HOLY SH*T... :shock: This thing packed one hell of a punch! It had some exhaust kit on it that made it sound like a truck with pipes....plus it had a jet kit. It was one mean beast! We've got another day planned for Thursday...can't wait! :D (I'll try to remember the camera.)
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#13 Unread post by emperorjordan » Tue May 03, 2005 7:26 pm

Sounds like fun!! :D
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#14 Unread post by racer » Mon Jun 06, 2005 6:03 pm

well, it depends. If you want to end up racing, or intend to race in the future, you can start off driving a dirt bike. but bear in mind that driving on the road is very different than driving on race tracks! :lol:

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#15 Unread post by NorthernPete » Wed Jun 15, 2005 4:48 pm

cooking food by the fire
Buzzz could run us over some gophers.. :lol:
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#16 Unread post by BuzZz » Wed Jun 15, 2005 5:34 pm

NorthernPete wrote:
cooking food by the fire
Buzzz could run us over some gophers.. :lol:
I'll bag you all the gophers you can or want to eat. I'll be at the nearest Mcdonalds(and I hate thier food) cause I ain't eating any disease-ridden, mangy vermin. :wink:
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