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The John Norwich Riders Corner In honour of our fellow moderator: John Norwich R.I.P. September 17th, 2014
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:12 PM   #1
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first time getting your bike

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How did your parents feel when you guys were getting your very first bike? I've been trying to talk my mother into letting me buy one but she would go ape shit on me every time
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:16 PM   #2
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HAHAHA just went through this.
If it isnt ur parents its the wifey.
Took a long time of bribing and sweet talking
But it went through
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:32 PM   #3
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didnt tell anybody, bought it and let the see it after.
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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If you don't have your mom's support/approval to get a bike, wait till you move out to buy one.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:25 PM   #5
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Yea just buy it, unless your trying to get them to buy it lol.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:18 PM   #7
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I did what anyone in their right mind would do.. Buy it on the side, and let them find out.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:50 PM   #8
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Thats when im planning to do, i think imma head to northshore and grab myself a gsxr 600 =D
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:18 PM   #9
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parents werent happy about it but i saved up enough and bought it on my own.

they knew that even if they disapproved, they couldnt stop me from buying one so in the end my mom just told me to be very careful
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:21 PM   #10
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How did your parents feel when you guys were getting your very first bike? I've been trying to talk my mother into letting me buy one but she would go ape shit on me every time
same here =S i plan to get a storage locker to hide the bike
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I just brought the thing home one day lol, they just came to terms with it.
They were pretty accepting after the fact that I responsible enough to go through a proper riding school
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Old 04-15-2012, 01:38 AM   #12
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Your going to buy brand new? North shore suzuki? Your going to get super sad if your learning on it and you drop it. My first bike was a 2006 gsxr 600 in 2009. If your serious, most people take lessons to see if they even like riding. Some people end up buying all this fancy gear and a bike to find out their to scared to learn how to ride. Then end up losing a lot of money.
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:20 PM   #13
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How old are you?

When i got the bike, i told my parents that it wasn't mine. I felt bad for lying, but in the end they will find out. What i should have done was just bought the bike and told them. Like the others said, just buy it because that is what YOU want. Your parents will eventually accept it. It also helps if you prove to them that you're a mature person taking the necessary precautions to prevent injuries (getting proper gear, schooling).

Or if they're Asian parents, say that it was too crazy of a deal to pass up. hahaha jk.

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Old 04-15-2012, 02:35 PM   #14
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how old were you all when you started riding?
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:59 PM   #15
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i bought my bike, had it in garage, told parents it belonged to my friend who needed to store it.

week later, when they saw me riding it, i said i was just fooling around.

crashed it a few months later, told parents i tripped and hurt my knee.

few months later, got a new bike, said i bought it

just ease it on to them. dont ask for permission. just do it "nike"
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:13 PM   #16
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my parents hate the idea of bikes , but now im on my 4th bike and they've got use to it haha. but ya my first bike i bought it and just brought it home, dad called me dumb but they got over it.
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Told my dad I was going to take lessons and buy a bike, he was super supportive. It didn't hurt that my dad had multiple bikes had ridden since before I was born and my mom rode and has had bikes as well.
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how old were you all when you started riding?
12 y.o. Started on a 250 for circuit. Never looked back. Still do circuit whenever I can.

Edit: This was with my uncle. As such, my parents never knew til I bought my own bike at 16

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My parents know I'm responsible and never really cared I got a bike, but they link me every news story about a bike incident ever since I got my bike!
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My mom didn't really approve, and my dad didn't really mind cause he used to ride (no license though). But one day I just came home with the Learners, bought a cheap beater bike and took lessons at PRS. On to my second bike now, although they do worry everytime I'm on it.
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Your going to buy brand new? North shore suzuki? Your going to get super sad if your learning on it and you drop it. My first bike was a 2006 gsxr 600 in 2009. If your serious, most people take lessons to see if they even like riding. Some people end up buying all this fancy gear and a bike to find out their to scared to learn how to ride. Then end up losing a lot of money.
My friend owns a pair of dirt bikes and we take it to go off road in the field on the island. I can ride and I'm pretty sure I won't be scared to learn more
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I just bought one. They got over it and eventually liked it. It didn't help that I've worked at motorcycle dealerships for the last 6 years. So they knew it was inevitable.
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HAHAHA just went through this.
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That's when you get your wife to ride with you
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:13 PM   #25
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^ HAHA she still doesnt want to IDK WHY
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