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Old 12-11-2012, 07:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Well, she is a girl after all.


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Old 12-11-2012, 08:12 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It's perfect since I am only 5'3" and at my age not going to get any taller. Thanks for the comments. It's the "Girley Bike" because my daughter and I ride it because we are not tall enough to ride my hubby's 1200 Sportster.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I've been riding for 40 years, had a KZ900 when they first came out, had a Moto Guzzi when I wanted to tour the US and now have a VLX. I mostly use it to commute and its become my favorite bike. Very easy to handle, fantastic gas mileage, and doesn't complain too much on the hoghway.
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:43 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Default All my bikes are "Girley Bikes"

Since I AM a girl, albeit an OLD ONE, every single one of my bikes are "Girley Bikes" but I refuse to name them!

Tell the truth, how many of you NAME your bikes GIRL names! I always thought that was, well, kinda creepy. . .

Love you ALL. . .

And I refuse to ride a PINK and purple bike. . .shoot, I SOLD a Yamaha vstar 650 because it was purple. My current scoot is an 05 VT1100C2 with that over-macho black with flames paint. I would prefer an all black, but the cost to paint is more than I paid for the bike, so I just "suffer" all that fake testosterone and hope that no one thinks I am anything other than a girl.
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Old 12-12-2012, 12:52 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Well, she is a girl after all.


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Doh! Never even crossed my mind. Still, only thing girly about the bike is the flesh in the seat.

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It's perfect since I am only 5'3" and at my age not going to get any taller. Thanks for the comments. It's the "Girley Bike" because my daughter and I ride it because we are not tall enough to ride my hubby's 1200 Sportster.
Ha. I hadn't even thought to look at your profile. Wait, that didn't sound ... oh hell.

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Since I AM a girl, albeit an OLD ONE, every single one of my bikes are "Girley Bikes" but I refuse to name them!

Tell the truth, how many of you NAME your bikes GIRL names! I always thought that was, well, kinda creepy. . .

Love you ALL. . .

And I refuse to ride a PINK and purple bike. . .shoot, I SOLD a Yamaha vstar 650 because it was purple. My current scoot is an 05 VT1100C2 with that over-macho black with flames paint. I would prefer an all black, but the cost to paint is more than I paid for the bike, so I just "suffer" all that fake testosterone and hope that no one thinks I am anything other than a girl.
Nothin wrong with old. Nothin wrong with purple. I name people and animals. Not things. I do, however, refer to mine as "she". B!tch has a temper worse than my wife.
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Old 12-12-2012, 01:03 AM   #17 (permalink)
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The only "girly bike" is a Vespa
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The only "girly bike" is a Vespa


You'd be amazed how fun those can be.
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You'd be amazed how fun those can be.
My head just exploded since I'm in the middle of watching Indiana Jones Last Crusade... All of a sudden imagined the motorcycle chase on that thing. Good times.


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I'd say you got a good small framed cruiser! Those 600s are tough as anvils (almost as tough as the Rebels I'd say).

I guess if you go under the impression that many women are shorter than men this bike would have a tendency to fit women more comfortably than men but lots of guys ride these. My 1100 has almost been retired in favor of a "tiny" 550 but there is no way my wife can fit that bike. She could almost flat-foot the 1100. I thought it was funny when I brought the 550 home everyone thought I picked up a little bike for the wife! Au contraire...
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