BIKE/GEAR IMAGE MEGATHREAD! - a thread for you to show off your bike or gear purchases and any associated images.
Everyone loves showing off their bike and gear, so here is a dedicated thread just for that.
If you've just bought a new bike, new gear or have a collection of images related to that, post them below for other Rideitors to enjoy! Did you ride your brand-new bike 60 miles back from the dealership and took some pics on the way? Did you see an interesting custom bike in the mall parking lot? Was it just a really nice sunny day and you wanted to play with your new DSLR? SHOW IT OFF HERE!
Of course, if you have a great story to tell and an album with good captions to go along with it, you are still welcome to post it in the main subreddit. You can also make a selfpost with a discussion starter and any photographs you like linked in the text post area.
If you're not sure if your pics tell enough of a story, message the mods and we will let you know where to post them.
I have this old Honda Transalp 1993 that hasn't run for about 7 years. It still looks good but the gold wheels are rusted. I am wondering if I should spend the time to get it running again or just get a new bike, like a vstrom or a versys. And if I try to get it running again what, if any, advice would you have to make this a succesdful endeavor.
I’ve met my breaking point, I’ve patiently been paying off my debts surrounding my motorcycle accident even though the accident was not my fault the settlement check was a drop in the bucket. I now find myself with bike envy, I thought I could tolerate the idea of vicariously living through other bikers whilst I recovered physically and financially. But my heart is overriding my brain.
Last motorcycle event I sat on a few bike, spoke with some fellow riders to get their opinions and came to the decision I need my own motorcycle again. Events aren’t as enjoyable when you know you’ll be left behind every time.
The motorcycle accident involved my Ducati 821 but I am leaning towards dual sport or mini...then came along a ktm 390 2016. I’m checking it out at the Ducati dealership that sold me my monster. I figured it’s probably a trade in or whatnot. But I’ve researched the bike factoring maintenance/ parts cost but fiscally it’s a reasonable choice at $3500 with 4K miles.
Part of me says buy the bike but take your time, take an advanced riders course and maintain a defensive riding mentality and conversely I think $3500 could go towards my orthopedic doctor whilst avoiding a verbal fight with my family.
In 7hrs I’ll see if this bike is a fit for me or not.