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.
2009 Honda Rebel 250; 2009 Honda Shadow 750 Spirit "The bravest thing for me to do is admit when I am wrong" - unknown HRF Answer #1 You should take the MSF Rider Course HRF Answer #2 You need to clean your carburetor HRF Answer #3 Sorry we assumed if you didn't say otherwise