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Motorcycle license in Japan

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Can you ride a motorbike already stem? My buddy didn't take the lessons, just the test

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Did your mate pass first time?

I heard that if you havent taken any lessons and even though you are a competent rider, they will fail you a few times out of principle.

 

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Did your mate pass first time?

I heard that if you havent taken any lessons and even though you are a competent rider, they will fail you a few times out of principle.

 

They failed him 3 times :lol:

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I took my test in England and they were well professional.

 

"See that car? what's the plate number?"

 

"Dunno, can't see proper"

 

"Get closer then"

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I had my first lessons yesterday

Apitude Test

This was a test with things like wirting inside boxes that got smaller matching different patterns and then 60 questions on attidude questions like " Do you show off in front of your friends?

 

Lesson 1

There were 4 others in this lesson, including a mother and son pair and one really cute young lady. :rolleyes:

The instructor was also really pretty and genki :rolleyes: I was in heaven! She showed us how to lift the bike turn it on change gear - all the basics.

 

Lesson 2

We were now in pairs only 2 per instructor. He was an older guy and at first he was kind of brash but soon he got us riding around the course following him. I stalled the bike a few times. It has been a long long time since i drove a manual car and pulling in the clutch is easy to forget. But by the end we were zooming around the course.

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No not really, most of the words are the same, clutch, brakes etc.

Lesson 3 & 4 tomorrow

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Passed my test and bought this bike

It's a Yamaha Dragstar Classic 400cc.

Yamaha XVS400 Dr St Cla  1_2001.jpg

I just need to build a garage now!

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Cool.

 

Is that a bit 'retro'? I'm not up on current bike fashions.

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Cool.

 

Is that a bit 'retro'? I'm not up on current bike fashions.

 

I haven't got a clue. I just saw it in the shop and liked the look of it.

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Looks great.

 

I see the list price is about 80 man. Is the 'real price' much different?

 

Wouldn't mind doing that myself.

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Looks great Stemik. I'm kind of jealous.

 

(40-50 man second hand for under 20,000kms. I doubt many owners will ride them for day to day stuff)

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I bought it second hand, thinking I am only a "beginner" rider so I dont want to drop a new bike! (though I dont want to drop this bike either)

It is in really good condition, you can tell it has been looked after.

Looking at getting some saddle bags soon. Deciding to get black or tan...

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A beautiful day for a ride. Looking across at Happo-one Ski Area

stemik bike

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I'VE A DREAM!

SIL-VER DREAM MACHINE!

 

:party: :party: :party: :party: :party:

 

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