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by OrangeBeast
Sat May 01, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Do you like your drivers backrest?
Replies: 29
Views: 16527

Re: Do you like your drivers backrest?

For those that have aftermarket backrests...are they easy to install?
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by OrangeBeast
Sat May 01, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Beginner Stories and Emotionally compromised
Replies: 8
Views: 8448

Re: Beginner Stories and Emotionally compromised

If you search the internet you'll find articles about dealing with different riding fears. You've had a rough start. So much of being a newbie is about what's going on in your head (in my opinion). It sounds like there's nothing physical stopping you. My suggestion would be not to rush. Lion Lady ha...
by OrangeBeast
Sat May 01, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: First bike - Honda Shadow or Kawasaki Vulcan
Replies: 11
Views: 12124

Re: First bike - Honda Shadow or Kawasaki Vulcan

The Vulcan 500 was a nice starter bike for me...just don't forget it has a Ninja engine in it! If you haven't bought yet I'd suggest seeing how you feel after the course. I've known some gals that have started larger and wish that they'd gone smaller (bought the bike before the course) and some who ...
by OrangeBeast
Sat May 01, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: What do you ladies ride? Pic?
Replies: 156
Views: 103776

Re: What do you ladies ride? Pic?

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I ride a 2003 Honda Shadow ACE 750...it was love at first sight.
by OrangeBeast
Sat May 01, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: LADIES - Have you named your bike?
Replies: 105
Views: 79054

Re: LADIES - Have you named your bike?

My bike is the Orange Beast, the nickname for a wonderful orange tabby that I used to have...
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It seems to fit!
by OrangeBeast
Sat May 01, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Ladies - Women's first bike choice
Replies: 202
Views: 176896

Re: Ladies - Women's first bike choice

I think the best approach is to take the course and THEN figure out what you think you'd be comfortable on. I started on a Kawasaki Vulcan 500, which was a good starter for me, and after two month of riding and getting the basics down (lots of practice and "Ride Like a Pro" DVD) I moved up to my Hon...