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I have an appt. Schedule for 1/2/09 at the DMV for my behind the wheel test.Can anyone give me some pointers re: the test.Circle, Cones ect...:biggrin2 Thanks...
 

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For your M1? My suggestion is to take the MSF course. :lmfao

Go after hours or on weekends and practice the circles, and take a guess on the cone set ups they'll have or ask someone who's done the DMV test. I took the MSF class so the DMV riding test was waived for me.
 

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If you are not practicing in the actual DMV circle on the weekend there is a good chance you're going to be surprised when you do the on bike test. That circle is TINY! Your foot or your bike barely even touches the line and its an automatic fail. You put your foot down - automatic fail.
Are you riding the actual DMV course on the weekends?
 

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If you are not practicing in the actual DMV circle on the weekend there is a good chance you're going to be surprised when you do the on bike test. That circle is TINY! Your foot or your bike barely even touches the line and its an automatic fail. You put your foot down - automatic fail.
Are you riding the actual DMV course on the weekends?
yes the DMV circle.I was told be an instructor that the circle was made bigger in diameter.So making it a little easier.
 

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yes the DMV circle.I was told be an instructor that the circle was made bigger in diameter.So making it a little easier.
Ok. Still, in all honesty, you really should take the MSF course. You will learn a lot of much needed skills that just taking the DMV riding test and riding a bit won't teach you.
But two thumbs way way up for practicing. :2thumbsup
 

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i think im eventually going to take the course already had a few close call.:eek:hno
 

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The MSF is def the way to go. I practiced before the Course but the Course was def worth doing. Now its mandatory in Florida so it dosent matter. I learned some good things that you cant teach yourself.
 

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I've actually considered taking the MSF course again. It's been almost 13 years since I took it.
 

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I agree on taking the MSF course. I did and it was amazing. I too will consider taking it again, but it's only been a couple of months for me. I will definitely do the ERC sometime, though.

Oh, and my other purpose for taking the course was to avoid taking the DMV exam. :)
 

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There's a lot of stuff that you'll learn at MSF. I've applied some of them at gmr already. Pays for itself. Also, bring the card (MSF) to cyclegear and get a discount. Don't forget to look at the back of the dmv back for another discount at cyclegear.
 

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I agree on taking the MSF course. I did and it was amazing. I too will consider taking it again, but it's only been a couple of months for me. I will definitely do the ERC sometime, though.

Oh, and my other purpose for taking the course was to avoid taking the DMV exam. :)
And 15% off insurance! :D
 

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Thanks for the help.Do you guys have suggestions for taking the course out here in socal.Any spots?never mind I just did a Google search found 5 in LA.$250 bucks though ???
 

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There's a lot of stuff that you'll learn at MSF. I've applied some of them at gmr already. Pays for itself. Also, bring the card (MSF) to cyclegear and get a discount. Don't forget to look at the back of the dmv back for another discount at cyclegear.
I didn't know this, I have bought a couple of things at Cycle Gear and never thought about bringing my card with me. :eek:hcrap

And 15% off insurance! :D
Not with State Farm, though. It was still the best option for me, but no discount.
 

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Wow, that's really cheap. I had to pay ~$384 for it. Trust me, it's worth it. Just sell the HID and exhaust kit :noteeth
I will never sell the HID's or exhaust.im just going to have to pay for it.Oh well an iphone 3G can wait.
 

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It was $185 when I took, then after a few years they up'd the prices. It's still worth it though.
 

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Yeah, I know. Just teasing you.

Smart choice, letting the iPhone wait :thumb
LOL.:noteeth

It was $185 when I took, then after a few years they up'd the prices. It's still worth it though.
Everything just keeps on getting more & more expensive.:flame3
 
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