Welcome. DEFINITELY take the MSF basic riders course. It will be the best money you ever spent if you intend to ride a motorcycle in traffic. Next, get a decent full face helmet. It does not have to be expensive. Any DOT approved helmet is fine as long as it fits properly.
2016 Rebel, 2013 Royal Enfield B5, 2009 Genuine Stella, 2006 H-D Sportster 1200, 2006 Vespa GT200, 2001 Yamaha XT225
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