If you’ve been a motorcyclist for a while, then you probably can’t imagine not riding. But for all of us, there was that day when we got our first ride. Everyone remembers their first motorcycle – usually with fondness, and sometimes with frustration if it was an old clunker. From kids on mini bikes to adults who finally achieved their dream of getting on two wheels, from daily commuters to dirt bikes, take a look at some of the first rides that all of you shared with us. Toni Alabakovski from Ohio, shared this photo of her daughter Mykaela with husband Bill. Toni said: ” We told her she had to wait until she turned 8 years old and her feet touched the floorboards, now she is hooked!!! I love seeing my little lady love riding just as much as her Daddy and I do, but I’m a little worried that I lost my seat and it’s time for me to ride my own!”
Sean Hyvonen from Michigan, shared this photo with Why We Ride. “My little boy Tyler’s first ride on a friends CRF50 mini super moto.”
“I just got my first “big bike”! 2009 Honda Shadow Spirit 750. Loving every ride!” wrote Carla Haley from Washington.
From Phillip in Ohio. “My first ride! 1972. Not quite 4 years old and still remember the sensation.”
Nathan Fant wrote: “This is my first dual sport bike and I love it! 2014 Kawasaki KLR 650! My fiance are getting married this weekend and taking a trip on our bikes down the Pacific Coast highway!”
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