The bookstore I used to work in had a bunch of buying guides for used motorcycles lying around. I had never really been interested in buying motorcycles before, or even in motorcycles themselves. I wasn't much of a car kid, and I got around very well on my bicycle. Nonetheless, one day I started looking through one of these motorcycle guides on a whim. I was pretty bored and had just finished reading a novel and didn't want to start anything new. I was completely stricken by the beauty of the bikes in that magazine.
I immediately started thinking about buying motorcycles. I am impulsive sometimes, and I thought that the desire to buy a motorcycle was something that would come and go pretty quickly. When I was still thinking about buying a motorcycle in a couple weeks, I knew that this was more than just a passing fancy. I knew that I would have to save up some money and buy myself a nice road bike. Buying used motorcycles is usually the best approach when you are just starting.
I did not know anything about buying motorcycles, so it was good that I met someone who did. One of my coworkers, it turned out, was a big motorcycle aficionado. When I told him that I was thinking about buying motorcycles, he immediately set me down and chatted me up about it. He asked me a bunch of questions about what I wanted, and I quickly realized how ignorant I was. He gave me the lowdown and showed me how to pick Out the right bike. He even offered to accompany me to the motorcycle dealer. At one point, he asked me if I was really serious about buying motorcycles. I was so vague about what I wanted that it seemed to him like I hadn't really made up my mind. I sat down and thought about it one Sunday. Did I really want to ride a motorcycle if it meant having to pay for insurance and upkeep? Then I heard the sound of someone's souped-up racing bike driving past, and I felt like it was a sign.
I knew that I had to follow through with buying motorcycles, at least to try it out for myself. The very next week, I found the perfect bike to begin riding on. Soon, I had it tuned up, polished, and all ready to go. I have been riding a motorcycle ever since.