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#101 Unread post by Loonette » Mon May 26, 2008 9:28 pm

YeaMe wrote:Hi All, I've been lurking about and this is such a great forum!

Here's my baby; she's a 1986 Rebel 450.

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I took the BRC recently and the bike I rode was a Rebel 250. I really liked the bike but knew I wanted something a little bigger. I was thrilled to find a Rebel 450 in such great shape! I'm already thinking of a 2nd bike, perhaps an SV650 or Ninja 650R.

I, too, am very happy to let people know I got my bike first :D my hubby has a Shadow Aero.
I wish Honda still made the Rebel in a 450. I love the Rebel as a starter bike, but (to me anyway) the 250 always felt underpowered - especially trying to get up hill in a 65 MPH zone. Nice lookin' bike you've got there!

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#102 Unread post by Brenda » Thu May 29, 2008 7:31 am

Hi ladies.
I've been riding about a year and I'm already on my third bike. I started on a '98 Rebel 250, moved to a '95 VLX 600, and just bought my new baby - an '01 Shadow ACE 750.
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Here's the whole family - the VLX, the ACE, and my husband's VTX 1800.

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#103 Unread post by YeaMe » Thu May 29, 2008 11:00 pm

That is one fine looking family you got there :D
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#104 Unread post by Brenda » Fri May 30, 2008 6:49 am

Thanks, YeaMe. :mrgreen:

You have the 450 Rebel, right? That's nice lookin' bike!

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#105 Unread post by Gabrielle » Fri May 30, 2008 10:44 am

86 VT700

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Just got it about a month ago I remember when I was young and used to ride, looking at these in the local motorcycle shop thinking THIS is the one. I was so lucky a guy at work just about gave it to me. I have had to put some work in in and a lot of cleanning. Stator was bad and the choke cable needed attention. Gave it the full tune up. And I plan on givin kuryakyn a paycheck or two.
The shop here in town charges 100$ an hour. NO WAY thats almost a days wages. The other shop next town over had the gall to ask "what makes ya think you need THAT fuel filter little lady' OMG! He did NOT just say that! Thus I do my own work on it.

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#106 Unread post by $hadow » Fri May 30, 2008 11:30 am

Gabrielle wrote:86 VT700

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Just got it about a month ago I remember when I was young and used to ride, looking at these in the local motorcycle shop thinking THIS is the one. I was so lucky a guy at work just about gave it to me. I have had to put some work in in and a lot of cleanning. Stator was bad and the choke cable needed attention. Gave it the full tune up. And I plan on givin kuryakyn a paycheck or two.
The shop here in town charges 100$ an hour. NO WAY thats almost a days wages. The other shop next town over had the gall to ask "what makes ya think you need THAT fuel filter little lady' OMG! He did NOT just say that! Thus I do my own work on it.
now thats beautiful :)
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#107 Unread post by MZ33 » Sat May 31, 2008 10:23 am

Dang, these are some fine-looking bikes in this thread! Way to go with your own wrenching, too!!
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#108 Unread post by Shorts » Sat May 31, 2008 5:30 pm

Gabrielle wrote: The shop here in town charges 100$ an hour. NO WAY thats almost a days wages. The other shop next town over had the gall to ask "what makes ya think you need THAT fuel filter little lady' OMG! He did NOT just say that! Thus I do my own work on it.
:shock: Ohh the "O Ring"-chewing that might have ensued... Actually, it wouldn't have been one of those, it'd been more of a slam his head to the concrete type of remark that was done with calm subtlety and bike knowledge that would have put him in his place. The nerve of some people :whupass: That's why I like car shopping :twisted:

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#109 Unread post by cbm » Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:11 pm

Hi all...I started out with a Suzuki GS500F and then moved on to my "dream bike," a 2004 Triumph Bonneville T100. I love it! Great handling bike with an awesome vintage look. My son loves it too...that's him on the bike in the driveway. He's 5, so it'll be a while before he's on a bike that's doing anything other than just sitting still and looking pretty!!

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#110 Unread post by kawgurl » Fri Sep 12, 2008 11:34 am

Hi Ladies! Had to get a lil' pic up here of my ride - nothing fancy, but I love it. 2002 Kawi Meanstreak 1500. I've added a few bits and pieces to it. It's nice and stretchy for my 6' frame and just a really comfortable ride for me. Have put over 35000kms on it in the past 2.5 years. :P

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#111 Unread post by Loonette » Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:00 pm

meangurl wrote:Hi Ladies! Had to get a lil' pic up here of my ride - nothing fancy, but I love it. 2002 Kawi Meanstreak 1500. I've added a few bits and pieces to it. It's nice and stretchy for my 6' frame and just a really comfortable ride for me. Have put over 35000kms on it in the past 2.5 years. :P

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Finally!! Another gal on a Mean Streak. Awesome ride, eh?!

Welcome to the forums.

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#112 Unread post by kawgurl » Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:08 pm

Loonette wrote: Finally!! Another gal on a Mean Streak. Awesome ride, eh?!

Welcome to the forums.

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Hey Loonette!! Was just admiring YOUR ride a minute ago - very nice! I wasn't so sure about the blacked out look when it came out, but it's growing on me! Too bad you're so far away or us Mean girls could ride together... :(
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#113 Unread post by Loonette » Sat Sep 13, 2008 1:52 pm

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Loonette wrote: Finally!! Another gal on a Mean Streak. Awesome ride, eh?!

Welcome to the forums.

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Hey Loonette!! Was just admiring YOUR ride a minute ago - very nice! I wasn't so sure about the blacked out look when it came out, but it's growing on me! Too bad you're so far away or us Mean girls could ride together... :(
My model (an '06) wasn't the one that came blacked out stock - I did most of it myself, in part swapping out the exhaust system with that of an '07 model. I do like a little bit of chrome, but not as much as what comes stock.

I think most of my favorite people on this website live very far away from me - mostly in Canada!! But, hey, if you're ever riding around in this area, just give me a shout.

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#114 Unread post by kawgurl » Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:28 am

Loonette wrote:My model (an '06) wasn't the one that came blacked out stock - I did most of it myself, in part swapping out the exhaust system with that of an '07 model. I do like a little bit of chrome, but not as much as what comes stock.

I think most of my favorite people on this website live very far away from me - mostly in Canada!! But, hey, if you're ever riding around in this area, just give me a shout.

Cheers,
Loonette
That's right - those blacked out units came out for '08, didn't they..? So you've customized that unit alot then - very nice. And of course if we're ever scooting through OH I'll be in touch!
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#115 Unread post by beemergirl » Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:36 pm

Here's my ride

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#116 Unread post by Lion_Lady » Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:32 am

The K1200S... OMFG!!

I test rode the K1200R, and that was dangerous fast... I was humming along the highway, thinking to myself, "Why are all the cars going so sl -OOPS!- "

I'd be dead or in jail if I owned a K1200S.

Sweet ride, beemergirl.

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#117 Unread post by beemergirl » Fri Dec 19, 2008 6:30 pm

LOL, I upgraded to the S from a 2001 R1100RT, so you understand what i'm going through. I put 125,000 miles on the RT and i still love that bike. I kept the RT for those cross country jaunts.

The S is an incredible machine, i'm scheduled to take the Lee Parks Total Control class in March. Looking forward to getting it on the track.
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#118 Unread post by Hondagirl » Sat Jan 31, 2009 6:09 am

Some very cool and powerful bikes. Mine is just a baby but loved to bits. Here she is:Image
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#119 Unread post by PacificShot327 » Sun Feb 01, 2009 12:33 pm

You probably might've seen it already on one other thread... but here's my soon-to-be-bumblebee. :-) (I'm replacing the fairings, painting them yellow again, and having a bee painted on either the rear plastic or the tank shell. And I can't decide if I want to be a cute bee or a vicious one. haha.)

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#120 Unread post by Jag » Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:42 pm

Hi Ladies,

Another new forum member here :D

This is my third season riding "up front". I've ridden as a passenger for over 20 years and when my son took my spot I thought it was time to get my own bike. Took the MSF course here and then started out with a V Star 650 Classic. I started riding with the boy on the back the next year and felt I needed just a bit more power for the crazy roads around here so we upgraded me to an 1100 Classic. I love it and wish I had learned to ride a long time ago. I put a nice big sissy bar bag on it (I call it my bike purse) and do pretty much every errand I can think of on it all season long (I've been known to make up errands just go go for a ride :laughing: ).

I realized while reading through this thread that I don't have a picture of the baby so I guess if spring ever decides to stick around here I'll have to rectify that!

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