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Can anybody give me some info on the MSF website and got good info on the course but I would like to have some first hand info. also dose anybody know a website were I can see the motorcycle laws for each state, mainly Kentucky and tennessee. And I found the motorcycle I am going to buy, Its a 2001 ZX-6R, I now the owner and I know that he keeps good care of his motorcycles so I know its a good bike. But I am going to let my uncle check it out to make sure its in good running order(he knws everything there is to know about motorcycles).
 

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www.msf-usa.org

The course is good if you've never ridden, and even for those who have ridden and need a refresher course. You'll learn a lot that would be very hard to figure out if you hadn't taken the course.
 

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I took the course in Pa and I was already riding for a few years.. Like Freakinout said if you think that you know a lot already the course is still good because they will show you things thatyou would never have thought of...
 

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Can anybody give me some info on the MSF website
http://transportation.ky.gov/drlic/kmrep.htm

I'll be at the Aug 6-8 BRC at EKU in Richmond with my GF. It should be good! Call Mary Pat Dominguez at 859-622-2236 or e-mail her at [email protected] for info on the courses and schedules. The classes fill up fast. I signed up in early April and August was the first opening then.....
 

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My friend tried to get into a class here in Northern Kentucky but they are already filled. Maybe i can find an opening somewhere, thanks or the info.
 

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MSF is a great class. They will give you street strategies for the basic rider, emergency stop, swerve for obstacle avoidance, etc, but do not think your education stops after a weekend of training. They will give you enough training to be dangerous. It is then up to you to read as much as you can about our hobby - which you are doing by being here. Look for books at the Library, buy them on line and ultimately ride as much as you can!

Take the advanced MSF course when you get a chance after you have put some miles in.
 

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TOO CORRECT!!!!! I graduated from the MSF basic today in Somerset, KY. Our instructor said at the end..."O.k. now you are all qualified to ride in a big empty flat parking lot." The course is great but it is not years of experience or even a driver ed course. It is about 10 hours of low speed manuvering. BUT YOU SHOULD STILL TAKE IT!!!!!!!!
 

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yeah, just get on a waiting list, there are like 15 different ones for my state so just look around, it shoudl be 165 for a really good one the plus is that you get a drop in insurance, then you jsut take your graduation card and 1 dollar to the DMV and you get your motorcycle endorsement
 

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http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/TITLES.HTM

CHAPTER 186 LICENSING OF MOTOR VEHICLES, OPERATORS, AND TRAILERS

CHAPTER 186A AUTOMATED MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION SYSTEM

CHAPTER 187 FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW

CHAPTER 188 SERVICE OF PROCESS ON NONRESIDENT MOTORISTS

CHAPTER 189 TRAFFIC REGULATIONS -- VEHICLE EQUIPMENT AND STORAGE

CHAPTER 189A DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

CHAPTER 190 MOTOR VEHICLE SALES


http://www.tennessee.gov/sos/rules/1340/1340.htm

Introduction Table of Contents and Administrative History
1340-1 Driver Control Division
1340-2 Administrative Division
1340-3 Highway Patrol Division
1340-4 Reserved
1340-5 Motor Vehicle Division
1340-6 Rules and Regulations As To Supervision and Control of Motor Vehicles and Motor Buses
 

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Thanks for the info on the laws 1Adam12. i did get on a waiting list for a class but a lot of people are on it to. i might not be able to get in one for a while.
 

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well, I know I signed up online so I was guaranteed a spot, in the mean time read motorcycle books, you'd be suprised at the knowledge you gain and it's fun despite the fact that you can't legally do what you read until you get to the course.
 

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A good book to read in the meantime is "Proficient Motorcycling"

Glad you are getting set up for the class!
 

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When I am not riding as much in the winter, I like to refresh my brain with information that I have read once or twice. It's like fundamentals for motorycycling - similar to spring football camp for players - the work on basics - so do I

Both books are very good and highly recommended! :!:
 

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Ill have to run down to my local library to see if i can pick those up.
 
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