As awesome as new motorcycles are, not everyone can afford $20,000 or even $10,000 for a showroom bike. In this episode, Zack and Ari set out to get a motorcycle and gear for less than $1,000, and show (hopefully) that you don't have to break the bank to enjoy life on two wheels!

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Comments

    • stephen Atkins
      stephen Atkins

      The Katana was a great bike. Not a top of the line sport bike, but still a lot of fun and a great comfy tourer. Very popular. Why the bad rap? I like them and others must have too.

      about 20 hours ago
    • bikibaws
      bikibaws

      anyone who rode a suzuki katana in the 90s probably felt like they were jean claude van damme or a power ranger or a ninja turtle or robocop. must ve been great.

      about 1 day ago
    • Jan Kunc
      Jan Kunc

      i want to buy 125cc motorcycle with drivers license and riding gear for $1750 in like a year...but now i have like $50...

      about 6 days ago
    • Mike J
      Mike J

      That honda would make an awesome project bike

      about 7 days ago
    • Ryan Schroeder
      Ryan Schroeder

      All told, for me, it was $200 MSF class + $900 CL Motorcycle + $250 gear (pants, jacket, gloves, boots off ebay, helmet new) + $300 years worth of GOOD insurance + $90 taxes + $160 new tires + $40 DMV fees ~= $2,000

      about 7 days ago
    • Mike Bittick
      Mike Bittick

      Wouldn't rag on the Katana , I had an 02 Katana 600 f , rode it for 9 yrs......

      about 11 days ago
    • 2 Wheels N' Stuff
      2 Wheels N' Stuff

      I know this is an old video but $1,000 for gear and a bike is a pipe dream. I have a 25 year old motorcycle I bought that was a little more than two grand and it required at least $600 in parts.I also found a list of other things I haven't even gotten to yet.not to mention the 300 or so dollars you have to spend on gear at the very least . This video is so unrealistic. Coming from someone who has been in riding for a month. Oh yeah get a used bike you only have to replace a throttle cable clutch cable clutch pack blinkers tail light
      Hacking some wiring together wheel bearings chain and sprockets break pads and that's the small list to be safe on the road and could you imagine what I would have to pay to have a mechanic do all that! I have another list that runs at least a full page including the speedometer that stopped working. I swear I replace one thing another thing breaks instantly. Do not buy a Craigslist bike buy something especially if you're a new rider that's being sold at a dealership new or used. At least they will make sure that the bare necessities are taken care of before you buy it learn from my mistake.

      about 13 days ago
    • David Thomas
      David Thomas

      150 on the speedo. Is that MPH or 150K miles?

      about 15 days ago
    • jamesoy900
      jamesoy900

      That money here in northern Michigan will get you a basket case or a really crapped out early 80's bike.Almost all say need carbs cleaned. So that means not run in years or at all.

      about 17 days ago
    • My beautiful and amazing Princess
      My beautiful and amazing Princess

      the gsxf750 katana is a very beautiful bike to me, it´s been one my favorite bikes for years. it has the unique suzuki design style of that era, harmonious and aerodynamic, with those rounded edges that are better than today´s sharp and angular design that prevails in vehicles design, which i find incredibly ugly, plus the best part about it which is the generous comfortable seats, and an actually usable rear seat, since i ride as a passenger that is important to me, as opposed to today´s motorcycle seats where the back seat gets smaller and unusable everyday [80´s and 90´s is the golden era of motorcycles to me]. i don´t like that you insulted its appearance. your remark annoyed me profoundly

      about 23 days ago
    • Zach Lopez
      Zach Lopez

      What cc bike should you start with if your 16 from Canada?

      about 27 days ago
    • jamesoy900
      jamesoy900 In reply to Zach Lopez

      PW50

      about 17 days ago
    • Risky Raccoon
      Risky Raccoon

      pro tip: if you can't afford a snellmet then you can't afford to ride a motorcycle

      about 27 days ago
    • Sam Salsa
      Sam Salsa

      Bought my first bike for 1200 a Yamaha xj600 1996. Great bike super fun considering I started on a Yamaha r1 and a Honda rc51. Cheap is fun to. Not as fast but fun

      about 1 month ago
    • darthdude
      darthdude

      you can get all that in the uk for the cost of one measly soul

      about 1 month ago
    • Bastos
      Bastos

      Yeah real wise encouraging new riders to hop on thrashed bikes with piss poor brakes. Just yesterday if i didnt have my 2019 4-pot dual disc Brembos i would be a dead man.

      about 1 month ago
    • 0nesh0t0311
      0nesh0t0311

      That isn’t a “military” belt to keep your belt up, it is a rifle sling.

      about 1 month ago
    • Kaesthetix
      Kaesthetix

      I bought my katana for 2500. Granted its in pretty great condition, 12k miles and everything was rebuilt by my friend (the guy i bought it from). Looking online near me i can't even find a katana for 1k that's in the condition mine is in. Most need excessive work or have no titles.

      about 1 month ago
    • Liam Stewart
      Liam Stewart

      They forgot the bit where you pay hundreds for tests and training hahahah

      about 1 month ago
    • T Rex
      T Rex

      thats so funny my second bike way an 03 katana from an 84 shadow 750 phantom haha

      about 1 month ago
    • ULc42DMPRG
      ULc42DMPRG

      Just bought a katana for 1200€ with only 29000km on the tachometer. I think it's a nice bike for beginners!

      about 1 month ago
    • Eric L
      Eric L

      That Honda is killer

      about 1 month ago
    • you are 97kms away from me
      you are 97kms away from me

      Why did I get two ads in this video. Etf

      about 1 month ago
    • Taylor Horton
      Taylor Horton

      we watch for the dynamic between this two people talking about the thing that we all love.... #ontwowheels are these guys... you can't replace that

      about 1 month ago
    • Marc Knight
      Marc Knight

      Sorry, it's 2 G

      about 1 month ago
    • Xarai
      Xarai

      offly bitchy about the bikes that were perfectly fine

      about 1 month ago
    • fishing freak
      fishing freak

      I bought a $400 shadow 500. The engines on these things refuse to quit

      about 2 months ago
    • J.P. Nelson
      J.P. Nelson

      Idk how people justify buying a $10,000 bike. I couldn’t spend more than $1000 tops

      about 2 months ago
    • BodeL
      BodeL

      You don't need motocycle jacket and gloves to start riding :/

      about 2 months ago
    • DrBogan
      DrBogan

      My licensing fees to get into bikes are over $1000

      about 2 months ago
    • Terry Monks
      Terry Monks

      If you bump your budget up to 3k you can do very well for both gear and finding a NICE used bike. That was my budget and I am very happy.

      about 2 months ago