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Hi All, My name is Bruce and I'm a beginner at age 50. I just bought my first bike a couple of days ago, a Sportster XL883. I have very little experence on a motorcycle and would like some advice.

I can't afford to take a driving course after buying the bike and would like some input on how I can get some experence before hitting the road ?
Thanks, Bruce
 

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Welcome to the Forum

The only way to learn if theres any streest you can sneak around on old parking lots

I seen a guy set up a course in his yard with some dog toys and the kids small toys items and he had a experenced rider helpng him And if he fell it was on his lawn

Nice Bike
 

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Thanks all for the replies. A parking lot is a great idea, thanks.
 

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Welcome from north Texas!
The motorcycle cops around here invite people to THEIR practice sessions and will even work one on one with you.
You might check that option...
 

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Welcome from VA Bruce. I recommend you take a Rider Course as soon as you can. Till then go to a large empty parking lot and practice. Eventually head out on low traffic side streets and build up from there. Enjoy and be safe.
 

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Welcome fellow North Carolinian!!!

The yard is a great place, a parking lot is the next best IMO.

Where in NC are you located? There are a great many places to ride all over the state, get out and enjoy the bike!


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Welcome form St. Louis, save up for the riding course. Other than the driving course, parking lots as others have said.
 

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Welcome to the forum from Virginia. Plenty of good folks and good information here.
 
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