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by Purple Princess
Mon Oct 06, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: What is your Squid Rating?
Replies: 18
Views: 9920

that was long.............and hilarious

Yeah next time I send a friend to take that test
I got a 81...New rider though

Your grade was 81 (from 0 to 100), and 2 out of the 115 questions were left un-answered.

so it says I am..
Your score indicates that you are a fairly responsible motorcyclist but a bit of a wise-arse. :rocking:
by Purple Princess
Mon Oct 06, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: When do the nerves go away?
Replies: 28
Views: 9543

I rode today for the first time after seeing my friends "crash". Thats what we are calling her now. I was nervous ALOT, then after 1 hour it got better. i dont think we ever get totally comfortable. But at least I am not a bundle of nerves like I was the first 100 miles. I am glad to see that the ca...
by Purple Princess
Sat Oct 04, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Looking for ladies to ride with
Replies: 13
Views: 12072

meeting lady bikers

There are bike nights and bike runs. There was a toy run just recently. great idea
by Purple Princess
Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Best color for riding gear?
Replies: 27
Views: 27040

so far so good

I so far have been seen. Never do I assume though. I LOVE the color purple. Named my bike,"purple princess". Yes it is purple. Had a hard time finding one. When it came to gear, there was no wondering what color gear I was choosing. Purple jacket with white and reflective black. Hemlet is white with...
by Purple Princess
Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: When do the nerves go away?
Replies: 28
Views: 9543

was... doing fine until

Did a post on the full story in Ladies.. 1200 miles & still scared I remember the stomach filling so nervous in the beginning. I didnt even leave the block!!! I was finally getting comfortable, but not too much. I was really enjoying it. Didnt even "get" nervous. Just warmed up & went. But the other...
by Purple Princess
Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: State by State Motorcycle Law
Replies: 21
Views: 6749

good to know

The site at top was helpful. I want to know about going through lights. When you sit there forever & the light doesnt change for you b/c it doesnt sense the bike. Any sites for more laws??
by Purple Princess
Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: NEW MEMBER
Replies: 6
Views: 2530

new too

I started this week in Ladies lounge... I am glad to have found this site:)
by Purple Princess
Fri Oct 03, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Looking for ladies to ride with
Replies: 13
Views: 12072

not much here

I checked around on the web. there really isnt much I can find as motorcycle groups go for ladies. Guess I will still be searching.
by Purple Princess
Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: 1200 miles and still scared....
Replies: 7
Views: 5211

buddy okay

Well, Thanks so much for the support in your replies. You guys are great!! To answer the one post, she says she felt oil under her wheel. So I guess thats how the loss of control happened. Me personally, I dont know. I didnt see anything , I mean NOTHING in the road. I am thinking maybe she was goin...
by Purple Princess
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: 1200 miles and still scared....
Replies: 7
Views: 5211

1200 miles and still scared....

I have been riding since 8/1/08 since I laid eyes on my "purple princess". I was really sacred in the beginning. Especially when someone when down in my class. He was okay but ...wooooww! So I have some buddies besides my husband to ride with. My friend from work has riden for 30 years. Well, today ...
by Purple Princess
Wed Oct 01, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: LADIES - Good female riding jackets
Replies: 49
Views: 36205

jacket...cool

They do have the nip tuck in purple!! I checked it out. nice jacket!!
by Purple Princess
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: So I want to know...
Replies: 41
Views: 18825

newbie at 36

I always wanted to secretly ride a bike since I was young. Never, NEVER thought I would EVER have the guts to ride on my own. I "thought" I was happy behind my husband as a passenger. So this summer I took the course & became part of an elite group at 36. I have a cruiser. I love it. But I also want...
by Purple Princess
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: LADIES - Good female riding jackets
Replies: 49
Views: 36205

jacket

My jacket needed to fit one criteria.
Must be PURLPE!! I found the joe rocket cleo at the honda hoot in knoxville TN. I really like it. I would like to get a purple leather to fit my crusier look but still havent found it yet. Hey..If you have a website for purple gear let me know!
by Purple Princess
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Just to say hi, and thanks for the forum
Replies: 8
Views: 6068

yes

so glad to have found this forum. Sometimes I feel like the only woman on the rd. so glad to see I am not :clapping:
by Purple Princess
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Ear rings
Replies: 14
Views: 8298

free here

I cant wear earrings. I tried. But it hurst when I take off my helmet. So I go free!! no makeup, no earrings. LOvE it
by Purple Princess
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Ladies - Women's first bike choice
Replies: 202
Views: 181264

newbie

I was afraid to get something to heavy. But then I worried about growing out of a smaller bike. I am 5'7. So............I finally settled on the honda shadow 750. I love it. But mainly b/c I am a purple FREAK. AND yes its purple
by Purple Princess
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: LADIES: Working out for riding?
Replies: 32
Views: 16979

dance classes

I am a newbie. I have taken dance classes for yrs. Ballet,tap,jazz etc. When I took the course & learned on a little 250 rebel I never thought I would be sore the next day. WOW!!! My legs & tummy felt it. But now I ride as much as I can & I guess I have worked those muscles more. But my butt still h...
by Purple Princess
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: LADIES: Do you live for twisties or struggle with them?
Replies: 47
Views: 29788

newbie to twistes

I have been riding for 6 weeks now. I just did Cherohala Skyway this past weekend. I am still working on being more comfotable in turns. I guess what I learned in the course keeps going through my mind. Some good things ,others scarey,"most accidents happen in curves" I finally leaned over enough to...
by Purple Princess
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Looking for ladies to ride with
Replies: 13
Views: 12072

thanks

Thanks. This is all new to me. I didnt know there were "chapters".
by Purple Princess
Sun Sep 28, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Looking for ladies to ride with
Replies: 13
Views: 12072

Looking for ladies to ride with

I am a new rider and I love riding. Does anyone have suggestions on finding friends who are women to ride with. I have my husband, and 2 other friends so far. But alot of times I wanna go out & no one is available. I like riding with others. It is more fun & I think safer in packs. I am in the knoxv...