I missed your thread, too. I was away on vacation for a week and then I was sick for a week.....I wasn't on my computer much at all during that time. Sorry about that....we usually keep up with the new people...we want them to feel welcome.
Aside from the feeling of adventure I get from riding...riding also makes me feel like a very capable individual.
I grew up in a time when girls just weren't allowed to do a lot of things...always being told "NO"....you can't do that....or...that's not suitable for a girl...or...being made to feel inept...
Riding makes me feel like I am in control....look at me...I am in charge of this big machine....
Having a motorcycle inspires me to go places I would not otherwise go....It has allowed me to get out and meet more people and see more places.
It feeds my sense of adventure.