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by djspring
Sat Aug 22, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Stopping on a hill while turing - techniques?
Replies: 9
Views: 10235

Thanks

Thanks everyone for the tips. Great tip about ensureing the bars are straight :) I also checked out the suggested youtube videos and found them to be very helpful. The "Listen to the Voices" video is awesome - I'm going to FORCE my hubby to watch it. At time, he seems to be more concerned with what ...
by djspring
Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Stopping on a hill while turing - techniques?
Replies: 9
Views: 10235

Stopping on a hill while turing - techniques?

There are 3 elements to my question: What are some of the technique you use when a) approaching a hill where you need to b) stop and look left/right for oncoming traffic c) make an actual right/left turn? I seem to struggle with this particular scenaio - and try to avoid if at all posisble. But I kn...
by djspring
Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:30 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Well, I'm signed up !!!
Replies: 20
Views: 7369

MSF Class

Good for you. This is the best way for a new rider to go - starting with the basics. You wll learn a lot.

Best of luck!
by djspring
Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:16 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: good news!!
Replies: 9
Views: 8683

Congrats

Yippe....you did it :D Congratulations on gaining the confidence, as a woman, to ride alone !!!

~ Have Fun and Ride Safe
by djspring
Thu Jun 25, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 2007 V-Star Running Rough !!
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

Thanks

This was a local bike shop that fixes just about everthing. So I guess I will take it to the Yamaha dealer to see what they have to say.

Thanks for your input ~
by djspring
Wed Jun 24, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Downed Rider (Norristown, PA)
Replies: 2
Views: 5736

Downed Rider (Norristown, PA)

Last night around 11:00 PM, the local news in my town reported a story of a speeding motorcycle (possibly racing another bike) where the female passenger fell off and was knocked into the river after connecting with the concrete wall. This morning, the news reported that her body was found in the ea...
by djspring
Wed Jun 24, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 2007 V-Star Running Rough !!
Replies: 4
Views: 2279

2007 V-Star Running Rough !!

Here is my first post:

viewtopic.php?t=33717

In short, it's running rough (not as smooth as I think it should).

Thanks!

p.s. I just put in 89 octaine gas (previously used 87). I'm hoping this will make a difference.
by djspring
Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: V-Star Owners - Help !!
Replies: 5
Views: 7110

V-Star Owners - Help !!

Does anyone owning a V-Star Classic 650 cc have trouble with fuel injeciton system? Last October my bike slowed to a crawl while on a ride (luckily 1 block from my house). We took it to the shop where it stayed for 3 weeks and they said it was standard for V-Star's and the only way to fix it was to ...
by djspring
Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Questions: Trip Planning to Unfamiliar Territory?
Replies: 7
Views: 6897

Thanks

Thanks for the information!

I mapped out my route using google maps.

It was pretty easy, once you get the hang of the software.

~Thanks Again.
by djspring
Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Questions: Trip Planning to Unfamiliar Territory?
Replies: 7
Views: 6897

Questions: Trip Planning to Unfamiliar Territory?

I'm trying to plan a short trip from Philadelphia, PA to Annapolis, MD. Of course, we want to enjoy the scenary and take the back roads. I have poured over the Rand McNally map, trying to map of the route, but I'm not sure if this is the best approach. What tools or websites to you use for planning ...