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by blues2cruise
Sat Apr 23, 2005 2:31 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Cruisin' by from Vancouver
Replies: 45
Views: 18443

Thanks for the welcome. Yes, my bike is definitely an eye catcher. Although it's a stock paint job, it's not very common. I guess the 2-tone blue wasn't as popular as some of the more "masculine" shades. I took the pillion seat off and put a rack on. That way people at work don't keep bugging me for...
by blues2cruise
Sat Apr 23, 2005 11:25 am
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: take the class first or just practice riding?
Replies: 15
Views: 9338

Take the classes

I agree with the other two....take the classes first. If you are an absolute beginner, it's the smart thing to do. If the program you are taking provides the motorcycle, you won't have to worry about "scratching" yours up for the learning process. There were a few fellows who dropped their bikes in ...
by blues2cruise
Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: The Ladies Lounge
Topic: Ladies - Women's first bike choice
Replies: 202
Views: 173575

For my first bike I chose a Yamaha V-Star 650. I looked at all the smaller bikes, but because I am tall, I felt squished. As soon as I sat on the V-Star I knew it was for me. The forward controls and the floorboards made it very comfortable for me. I hired an instructor (who very kindly transported ...
by blues2cruise
Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:07 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Cruisin' by from Vancouver
Replies: 45
Views: 18443

Cruisin' by from Vancouver

I finally took the plunge in October 2004. I got my learner's permit, signed up for lessons, bought a motorcycle. :D ( 2004 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic), and haven't stopped smiling since. I debated about buying a second hand bike, but decided since I waited my whole life to do this, I deserved new! B...