Motorcycling is a fun and exciting sport. For some of us, it is even a preferred means of transportation. For others, it is a way to save money on daily commutes. Whatever the reason you ride, you should understand that there are inherent risks in motorcycling that are very different from those experienced by other vehicles.
What all this suggests is that becoming a motorcyclist involves skills beyond just mastering some new controls. Good, safe riding involves skills of both the mind and the body. Sure, you can probably learn it all on your own - eventually. But is it worth the risk?