El Bandito- Welcome to the forum!
It's ok to say who introduced you to us, we're generally a pretty cool crowd
Welding huh? Good deal. You'll be able to make a good living, and build killer bikes too.
Have you built yourself a bike yet? Post some pics if you can.
There's a wold of information in that search bar at the top of your screen, but don't be shy asking questions. I learned everything I know from the members here. It's a really knowledgeable and helpful group of people.