New Riders Q & A
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For the the newer riders to ask the questions, and the older/wiser to help out. Let's make these posts constructive people.

  1. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: What's on the skills test? Course and instructions inside

    Here'st he course outline that I wrote after doing the VISC course. The ICBC test might be slightly different, but basically the same thing. Step 1. Remove bike off kick stand and walk bike to designated cones. Put bike on kick stand. Get on bike and start her up, remove kick stand. ...

    Started by xxxx, 10-15-2012 11:44 PM
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    07-20-2015 08:54 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: New Rider FAQ **New Riders, start here **

    The New Rider Q&A forum has been getting rather crowded with sticky posts. To streamline the forum and improve readability, this single post will be "stickied" and posts which would otherwise have been made a sticky will be linked here for easy access. If you find yourself reading a thread that...

    Started by jeckyll, 10-23-2007 07:54 PM
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    07-20-2014 11:57 AM Go to last post
  3. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: So you wanna get a sportbike?

    Clicky for easier reading:

    Started by xxxx, 02-29-2012 10:44 AM
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    04-12-2013 12:35 PM Go to last post
  1. Failed Road Test (and a heads up for Richmond)

    Failed my road test today...along with a few other other PRS students... Surrey was overbooked so they got us in at Couple pointers for those going to Richmond: 1. They mark uncontrolled intersections. I scanned them (obviously..) but didn't bother to make...

    Started by Shpoon, 08-13-2010 09:55 PM
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    10-02-2016 10:01 AM Go to last post
  2. Kaos helmet

    What is this new carbon fibre helmet from Kaos, I saw it today at modern motorcycling. It literally feels weightless, i was twirling it around with a finger. Its only 300$ at that. I find it strange that the other companies are selling carbon fibres for 1000 and these guys are selling it for 300....

    Started by Knuckles, 03-23-2013 08:08 PM
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    09-12-2016 10:45 AM Go to last post
  3. Rhubarb (Newbs Please Read)

    Yeah, yeah I know what you are thinking. What is this older focker ranting about now? About helping you NOT run off into the bushes, cat litter, ditch, .................the rhubarb. That's what this is about. I dragged 4 of you out of the proverbial "rhubarb" last season, and 5 so far...

    Started by CoolDaddyGroove, 06-16-2003 09:03 AM
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    09-08-2016 10:37 AM Go to last post
  4. Question Cloverleaf loop?

    Does anyone know of any small loops that can be ridden with out hitting a traffic light or having to stop?I really enjoy all the merges an twists involved with that bit at the west end of the marry hill bypass and I got to thinking, " is there a circuit here, or anywhere?"

    Started by Danielcan, 06-02-2016 10:04 PM
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    08-12-2016 11:38 PM Go to last post
  5. New Rider - Parking In Bicycle Stalls Question

    So I've been riding for about a month now and getting use to the parking situations around Vancouver (reading from previous articles) and how one bike may share a spot with a car etc. etc. I haven't seen this post yet as it may be due to recent changes in roads for bicycles. What I have come to...

    Started by Kuec, 05-20-2011 12:26 PM
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    05-14-2016 07:29 AM Go to last post
  6. insurance

    how much insurance should i get? im buying my first bike this week probably and im not sure how much 3rd party liability, collision and comprehension i should get. Thoughts?

    Started by alex4, 05-09-2016 12:38 PM
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    05-14-2016 07:22 AM Go to last post
  7. just got my L, now what?

    so today i got my L. I feel like its hard to get into riding since nobody i know really does it. I am planning on taking lessons . seems good cuz i can use their bikes. but how will i do a skills test? i dont have a bike and even if i bought one, how would i get it to ICBC for the test since you...

    Started by alex4, 04-08-2016 10:55 PM
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    04-22-2016 12:36 PM Go to last post
  8. how to tie down or secure your motorcycle on bc ferries

    haven't taken the bike over on the ferry, but will be headed to victoria for the day next friday and wanted to see if I could get any tips on how to secure the bike for the ferry crossing from what I've seen online (which may or may not be correct) it looks like the bike is parked at a 45...

    Started by Islesfan91, 09-11-2012 02:55 PM
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    04-08-2016 10:46 AM Go to last post
  9. Mid-March: still pouring. When will the first new rider posting happen?

    Shall we start a poll?

    Started by doser, 03-14-2016 05:03 PM
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    03-21-2016 04:19 PM Go to last post
  10. Superbike Coach Cornering Looks like a great school for 'real' riders, not wanna-be racers! Kudos to the organizers. P.S. I was especially impressed by ( a) the emphasis on vision and line, and ( b) the...

    Started by doser, 02-07-2016 11:58 AM
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    02-13-2016 02:35 PM Go to last post
  11. It's been raining like crazy. Six Secrets to Riding in the Rain by David L. H

    Figured might as well get something new in New Rider Section, and seemed like proper place for it Six Secrets to Riding in the Rain by David L. H

    Started by cvrle1, 12-18-2015 01:51 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-21-2015 05:56 PM Go to last post

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