hey everybody, joined the site a few days ago, although i was reading posts here a while back.. i like this site so much that i paid my $10 to become a netrider member :grin:. im a real newbie when it comes to bikes. i just recently defected from the other side (former car purist), and i cant wait to get my first bike!! hope that this site and all you wonderful members can help me through this new adventure.. peace!!