Motorcycle tips for beginners and help with confidence?

Long story short, I had a 125. Rode it for a while. Sold it. Now, 6 moths later, I needed another bike to travel and have purchased and insured one. How can I gain my confidence to ride on the rode? Also, tips for gear shifting and clutch control? Clutch control is my biggest concern as I hate stalling the bike and... show more Long story short, I had a 125. Rode it for a while. Sold it. Now, 6 moths later, I needed another bike to travel and have purchased and insured one. How can I gain my confidence to ride on the rode? Also, tips for gear shifting and clutch control? Clutch control is my biggest concern as I hate stalling the bike and thats all I seem to do! Thanks very much.
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