Originally Posted by Geek
Ditto - my Dad taught me to ride @ 11 on a 1966 CB160.
First clutch release I smacked into the wood shed and thought "well that's the end of that"
My Dad picked up the bike and said "get back on and try it again".
First time I ever remember my Dad being cool
Thats funny Edward. I started when I was 10. But I had throttle issues. I turned the throttle the wrong war and went into a deep ditch doing about 30 mph. Got up, my dad helped me pull the gt80 out of the ditch and started riding with a bit more understanding of the throttle function.