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I wanted to introduce the newest member to our family stable.
He arrived earlier this afternoon and comes to us with 24,743 original miles.
He’s a 76’ Suzuki 185 dirt/street bike that we’ll be using on our property and for the grandkids to learn to ride on.
With a grand total of $250 invested, I think we did good, what do you all say?



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Thank you sir! I think they will too. If all goes well we’ll be on 12.75 acres giving them plenty of riding room to learn on.


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12.75 acres of dirt?

grass can be really slippery.
 

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A mix of grass and dirt KCW, you may have a point there Yamaha Pat, lol.


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if your wife or granddaughter is going to ride it
take down the swimming pool first.
Ive seen the videos. Somehow a pool of water is a motorcycle magnet.
 

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Sounds like great family fun. My son's learned on a similar bike and still talk today, 30 years late, how much fun it is. Our little dirt bike turned our to be a great family memory.
 

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Thanks les, that’s our goal is to make it all family fun with some great memories to boot. My granddaughter has already told my daughter that she wants a motorcycle like Gampa when she turns 16, lol.


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You did great, my friend! Just don’t fight too hard with your grandkids when deciding whose turn it is to ride it!


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Keith, how many miles have YOU put on it? And how many other people have you let have their turn? Remember it's nice to share.
 

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I had my start on something similar....was great fun....and I learned a lot about how to handle a bike too...


Nothing better than diggin into a tight corner and powering out...."Yee HAW!"

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Two miles so far les and that was bringing it home. This week I’m taking it to get a tuneup. It needs just a couple of small things done to it.
Toymaker, sounds just like what I did when I got my first trail bike, lol.


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^ very nice. Harley does make some great looking bikes.

 

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It’s been raining and very slick out so it’s been covered up sitting next to it’s brother and sister. I also have to run some new fuel lines on it. I can’t wait to see how it handles on some of our country dirt roads though.


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