Motorcycles: modes of transportation, personal statements, or ways of life? Most likely, they are a little bit of each. The motorcyclist is long entrenched in American mythology, but just what are motorcycles—and motorcyclists—all about? There are resources on the Web to shed light on all of this and help out any rider or aspiring rider looking for motorcycle advice, places to buy, or other riders to commune with.
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Maybe you want to trade tips and advice with other bikers. Or maybe you want to find some biker companionship; who wants to go on that long journey alone? Below are some sites that highlight the necessities of any cyclist, and connect you with a vast biker community.
- As with any situation where you post a profile on a Web site, don’t provide too much personal information. All information you post could potentially be viewed by anyone with a subscription to the site (and in some cases anyone at all). Even sites that “screen” users can’t guarantee that unsavory types won’t slip by and use your personal data unscrupulously.
- Social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook can be a useful venue to meet other bikers. If you’re a member, look for motorcycle-related groups you can join.
To connect with other motorcyclists for dating or friendship …
The Master Strategy Group
already mentioned in the “How can I get a motorcycle license and learn to ride?” section of this guide, also hosts an expansive discussion forum. Browse the forum for information on a wealth of motorcycle topics, or sign up to write your own post or question.
lets you create a profile, including a picture and personal information, free. Free basic membership also allows you to search and browse other profiles and receive and respond to emails and instant messages. Gold membership plans, which range from $15.99 to $29.99 a month, lets you contact other members directly and give you access to other advanced features. Whether you’re looking for a man, woman, or “couple,” this site helps.
wants to get out the message that “motorcyclists are people too.” Check out this site to see how you can help.
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