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post #1 of 7 Old 08-15-2019, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
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Hi, newbie here just went for my training and got my motorcycle licence... I do currently own a Harley sportster but I am looking to get a rebel to ride for awhile because the sportster is a bit too powerful for me! Looking to get some info and to learn something new.
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post #2 of 7 Old 08-15-2019, 04:03 PM
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-15-2019, 05:43 PM
 
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you can often find a late model 2006-2016 low mileage Rebel for reasonable price..
stay with 2nd generation 1996-2016 models as parts are available

have fun and enjoy

96 VS800 Intruder (sold 2018 ), 87 CMX250C Rebel,
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post #4 of 7 Old 08-15-2019, 10:22 PM
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Welcome to forum n enjoy your ride when u get one



2000 rebel 250 Aussie My Baby.
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1986 rebel Silver 450 Elvis

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post #5 of 7 Old 08-16-2019, 07:51 AM
 
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Good choice on seeking a Rebel to gain experience. I am a new rider and recently purchased one for the same reason. But I could also see holding onto this bike indefinitely - - you may be surprised how capable it is!

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post #6 of 7 Old 08-16-2019, 12:15 PM
 
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I am a returning rider (after 30-odd years) and find the Rebel very comfortable to ride. I think you made the right decision.



Yes you may have to change gears a little more frequently, but for me, operating the machine is part of the fun. Otherwise I'd hop in my truck with an automatic trans.

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post #7 of 7 Old 08-19-2019, 09:58 AM
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Welcome to the forum.

Keepin' all the left over parts. Gonna use 'em to build another bike!

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