- Be sure you have the appropriate gear. The Cycle World website is filled with reviews and gear roundups to get you on the right path.
- Purchase the most appropriate motorcycle for your skill level. The “Great Beginner Motorcycles to Get You Into Riding” would be a good place to start.
- Make sure you have motorcycle insurance.
- Don’t forget to take your riding to the next level by following up your training with higher-level riding courses from MSF, Yamaha Champions Riding School, or the like. Also, Cycle World contributor and lead instructor of Yamaha Champions Riding School Nick Ienatsch offers helpful riding tips in his Ienatsch Tuesday columns.
- Enjoy the ride!