Re: New biker here from San Jose
Welcome to our community. You've made a good first step in joining a bunch of very knowledgable and friendly folks ready and willing to get you on the road with as few problems as possible.
If/when you need help, we're here. Our 'Search' is also a valuable tool that you might want to explore. Just type in a key word/s and you'll have pages of discussion on almost every subject related to motorized bicycles.
Good luck, have fun and ride safe.
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