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Offline Jasminemariah1992

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New rider
« on: April 24, 2017, 12:57:42 AM »
Hello! New rider here. Just purchased this beauty 😍
Very excited for this to be my first bike but i did drop it and broke the clutch lever a few days ago which has me a bit discouraged. But I'm super excited to get back on my 2007 Suzuki  :D

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Re: New rider
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2017, 02:30:41 PM »
we have all been there  accedents happen to the best of us .... the first time i droped my bike i grabed a handfull of front brake in a turn .... like they say you live and you learn  :D

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Re: New rider
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2017, 04:40:27 PM »
Welcome to the forum!!

I'm bummed I can't see the pic for some reason :technical:

dominickbuff is right, we've all been there. Best to get that outta the way early :thumb: I think the first time I went down I snapped the clutch lever too... was making a left turn all slow and wobbly, saw a then co-worker of mine in her Jeep, waved to her and fell LOL! I learned right then that I could pick up my GS in a hurry if I ever had to too :laugh:
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Re: New rider
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2017, 12:03:33 AM »
Welcome to the forum.

Like others have said, little drops and clutch/brake lever replacements happen to everyone.
So far, just from family members, I've replaced levers on a GS500 (mine), a Honda CB500X (my wife's), a BMW G650GS (brother-in-law), VStrom1000 (another brother-in-law).
All part of the glorious tapestry that is motorcycle riding  :thumb:

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Re: New rider
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2017, 12:06:10 AM »
Yes! Thank you guys so much for the encouraging words!

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Re: New rider
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2017, 01:56:48 AM »
Hello! New rider here. Just purchased this beauty 😍
Very excited for this to be my first bike but i did drop it and broke the clutch lever a few days ago which has me a bit discouraged. But I'm super excited to get back on my 2007 Suzuki  :D
I just broke the left side mirror off when I dropped it today. 😫

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Re: New rider
« Reply #6 on: December 14, 2017, 05:25:36 PM »
You picked a great bike to learn on. Forgiving and not to costly to maintain/repair.

Ken