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Dream on

 I came close to owning a bike once. It was a long time ago. On a whim I had put a deposit on a Honda CM400T when I was 22-years-old. 222 more words

Women And Motorcycles

Fear

My goal in taking the course was to determine if I liked motorcycling. It turned out that my answer to that question is, “Well, hmmm, it’s great, BUT … ” The far bigger question turned out to be, “could I handle the fear?” I think every potential new rider faces the same internal tug of war that I was now facing. 333 more words

Women And Motorcycles

Motorcycle Safety Course - weekend 2

We were told the course would run, rain or shine. And sure enough cloudy skies threatened the first morning. I borrowed David’s riding pants and jacket; after all this was the real deal – no more parking lots. 340 more words

Women And Motorcycles

The Hook

A year ago, I sauntered into a Honda dealership with my new boyfriend, David, an avid motorcycle enthusiast. As he was checking out bikes, I wandered the store looking at them too. 107 more words

Women And Motorcycles

Tough Love

Walter Champion stares contemplatively across the range at the six riders straddling their newly assigned cruisers one behind the next at the starting gate. The starting gate consists of two small, orange rubber cones, no more than three inches high. 1,056 more words

Discovery

The Range

The riding range, affectionately referred to as the range, is a large parking lot that could fit three football fields east to west and two more north to south. 431 more words

Discovery