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I Ride a Harley

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    Had A Flat Tire

    Fellow Harley riders came to my rescue. Couldn't salvage the days ride but I didn't have to wait by the road long before I had all the help I needed. Harley riders are great. I'm sure there are nice Honda, Yamaha, etc. riders but they didn't stop that day. Thanks guys!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 10, 2012

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    The "Deluxe Sweet"

    I ride a Harley! My bike is a black and white 2005 Softail Deluxe. I'm a HOG gal living in the country. To attend HOG rides/ meetings it is a 95 mile (one-way) ride to the dealership in the big city (THEN the ride starts!). I belong to Ladies of Harley too. This is all a life...
    Ladyrider Ladyrider 56-60, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2008

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    Nice Day With My Fiends On Bikersingle.Org

    Jusu want to say I had a great day with my fiends on bikersingle.org looking foward to next meet up ...........
    BikerSingle BikerSingle 36-40 Sep 21, 2013

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    I rode a small honda street bike

    for 4 years. Only 11k miles the whole time I owned it. My neighbor had a large harley touring bike and was getting elderly. He almost dropped it and it scared him. He asked me to buy it. Told me he would make me and offer I couldn't refuse and he was right! It's been three...
    AgRider12 AgRider12 41-45 1 Response Aug 10

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    2006 Harley Vrscr Street Rod

    Love this bike. I originally bought a different Harley while deployed to Afghanistan, but when I came home and saw this beautiful machine at the dealer I fell in love. I ended up trading my brand new 2011 VRod for this one. I have not regretted the decision since the day I drove...
    CableDawg CableDawg 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    Don't Look Now But You've Been Passed By a Girl

    I love, love, love my 2007 Softail Deuce.  I decided to ride my own when I learned the view never changes when you ride on the back of somebody's bike.  I'm not some young girl either, I'm 48 yrs old.  Pretty great mid-life crisis I think.  In the 7 months I...
    45mphk9s 45mphk9s 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 16, 2008

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    What Is Your Arrangement Tomorrow ?

    hi, buddies , Do you have any idea to Sunday ? If you have not . how about joining us at www.bikersingle.org
    BikerSingle BikerSingle 36-40 Sep 28, 2013

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    Stupid Things Beginners Do

    I learned how to ride motorcycle when I was 35. I loved the way it felt to be out in the open, going anywhere the road felt like taking me. It is the closest thing I have ever experienced that feels like flying. One beautiful morning, I got my 97 Harley Sportster 1200C out of the...
    HarleyBob619 HarleyBob619 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 15, 2007

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    Biker ? Single ?

    I am a single biker woman , I joined www.bikermeet.org Is anyone there ?
    BikerSingle BikerSingle 36-40 2 Responses Oct 28, 2013

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    VROD Owner

    I ride a 2003 VROD, which has never broken down and still does a 10 second quarter mile - stock!  I have about 13K miles on it.  Now, I seriously hope none of you fine riders out there give me any guff about a VROD not being a real Harley because it's water cooled. ...
    cavrod cavrod 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 3, 2008

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    It's About Time!!

      Finally - after 30 years - I got my own  1200 low sportster! 105th anniversary. I Put on 3500 miles in 8 weeks last summer and now - I am stuck waiting for the weather to warm up !!! -- ya might Know - this spring is running 10 degrees cooler than average...
    swmn swmn 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 31, 2009

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    Yes ! Finally Got My Bike Out Of Winter Storage !

    Yesterday , Saturday,March 10th I picked up my 2009 Street-Glide from Woodstock Harley of Illinois after a long winter. I had my oil changed and fixed the paint on my hard bag that I scatched up in the summer (ouch),also had some Cobra pipes installed for more sound and power...
    thezigzagman thezigzagman 51-55, M Mar 11, 2012

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    Dear Abby

    I've never written you before,butI really need your advice on what could be a crucial decision.Ive suspected for some time now my wife has been cheating on me.The usual signs....Phone rings but if I answer,the caller hangs up.My wife has been going out with the girls a...
    thezigzagman thezigzagman 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    I Love to Ride My Harley

    I absolutely love to ride my Harley Davidson. I love everything about it. I love the way it looks, it sounds, the way I sit on it and the way people treat me when I am on my Harley. And believe me people do treat me different when I am on my Harley, they are a lot more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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    Brooklyn Bound

    http://youtu.be/sd8xZ3kePuM
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Jul 23, 2013

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    ABC's of Touring

    Has anyone completed the ABC's of touring contest held yearly by the HOG? I've done it a few different times.
    socogun socogun 46-50, M Jan 20, 2009

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    Miles Of Smiles!

    Got my bike out of winter storage at DeKalb Harley of Illinois yesterday :) Weather was a little chilly riding the 30 some miles home (upper 40s) but being on my Streetglide for the first time this season,I couldn't stop grinning like an idiot! Can't wait for the weather to warm...
    thezigzagman thezigzagman 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 5, 2013

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    I have been riding motorcycles

    since I was about 15 years old. Started out riding dirt bikes then went to the street. Back in my younger days I owned and rode two different choppers. That was back in the day when a chopper was truly a chopper, not the fancy bikes that they manufacture today. Heck my...
    bikeriam bikeriam 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    First Time For Everything ...

    this past weekend marked many firsts in my life. it was the first weekend my boys stayed with their mom outside of my house. it was the first time i have ridden to another town to visit a female friend. it was the first time another woman , besides my "wife", rode on my bike...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 22, 2010

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    Rosie

    My scooter is Rosie,  a 1996 dynalowrider.  Good solo bike.  Made several trips from San Angelo, TX to Wichita, KS and back, once with my 180 pound son riding back seat. Like I said, A great solo ride, but I will never make a trip like that again with a rider...
    imdkeeper imdkeeper 46-50, M Aug 12, 2008

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    I'll never forget the first time I rode out of

    the city, it was on route called "the Black Spur" and it earned that name for good reason.I was taken there by a friend while I was still a motorcycle-learner...I was indeed scared but I have always been fairly good under preasure, especially on the road. I was riding a Honda...
    xavis xavis 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    I love motor cycles. I have a 2002 deuce soft

    tail, 2007 road king classic, and a beull. I also ride dirt bikes, I have a yz 125 and a CR80. I can't wait to have a son so I can put him on a PW 50 with the training wheels until he gets use to the power and balance.
    Nate114 Nate114 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    RIDE Being the Key Word

    I ride on the back. My honey drives. He bought a beautiful black one a year ago. It's big enough for two and my seat has a black leather back and armrests so I don't fall off. On a hot summer day when you can't seem to cool off no matter what you do, a ride on a motorcycle...
    MiddleChild MiddleChild 46-50, F Sep 11, 2007

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    HD 110th Anniversary

    Looking so forward to the big celebration finally with a bike & not as just an observer!
    lag56 lag56 56-60, F 11 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Winter Riding!

    The winter has been very unpredictable around here. I've had a few chances to ride but we just got a healthy Jet Streram Blast that brought frigid temperatures and left a lot of snow on the ground. All of this now and last week we had 60 -70's and was able to ride. This morning...
    socogun socogun 46-50, M Jan 27, 2009

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    Raspberries-n-Cream

    My Harley is a Softtail Deluxe (2007) in the colors Raspberries-n-Cream.  I'm a 46 year old woman who didn't want to ride behind my husband.  So, we each got our own bikes as gifts to each other for our anniversary.  We've been married for 20 1/2 years and...
    Poeticmind Poeticmind 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2009

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    I Ride...

    I have been riding for a while now, and been on a Harley for a few years...  5,000 miles so far this summer, and many more to go.   Nothing like riding a Harley...
    bassman bassman 26-30, M Sep 21, 2007

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    Proof of My Trip to Thailand

    I rode my Harley from Singapore to Thailand. I'm the guy with the yellow shirt underneath the jacket http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i136/gohjohan/IMG_0183.jpg
    gohjohan gohjohan 31-35, M Oct 24, 2007

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    Spring Is Here...

    today was the first ride of the new year... it has been cold and snowy long enough. i need to rediscover the joys of riding without my wife on the back. she left me a week ago and it is still strange. so, today my youngest son and i took a nice ride with my dad. my dad has been...
    grogorthox grogorthox 31-35, M Mar 7, 2010

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    Wish this snow would melt.

    I need to ride!
    Harleyrider62 Harleyrider62 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Related Experiences

    So today I'm going to school for my motorcycle class! I'm so nervous and excited at the same time. I have a Harley switch back 2014... This is my first motorcycle ☺️
    kavcardenas kavcardenas 36-40, F Aug 7

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    I've done this a few times. The first time I was a young teen. I was walking to school(2miles) it was pouring with rain and I and my brother were soaked. As we got to the bridge...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 20

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    I went for an AWESOME ride with my dad this weekend! It's called the Midnight Ride. It's a ride that starts in Grand Rapids, MI at midnight. We rode through the night up to the...
    snowangelashley snowangelashley 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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    Hello; I am newly back to IP. I am about to have my first motorcycle and would love to chat with other motorcycle riders. I am a Christian and wonder how many Christian...
    BuffaloJoe2014 BuffaloJoe2014 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    I am new to riding. I have been riding as a passenger for just over a year now and on my own for nearly 6 months. I had always wanted a bike but had never road when my bf and I...
    danie410 danie410 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I love riding my 2003 Suzuki Bandit. I ride everyday to work. I love the feeling of the wind rushing over me. It makes getting thru traffic easier too. The only down side is in...
    txbandit70 txbandit70 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I have always wanted to fly. Give me the balloon baby, let's ride this sucker.
    lonesojourner lonesojourner 46-50, M Jul 29

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    its been a long time and i forgot now how to ride a bicycle, and then if i knew how to i will buy a motorcycle i want to drive a motorcycle.
    yodatheching yodatheching 22-25, F Aug 2

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    I got to learn how to ride last winter and I absolutely fell in love, it was when I was on vacation and I rode up and down the same street for hours a day. I'm trying really hard...
    Sajsd67 Sajsd67 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I ride a suzuki GSX-R 600.
    Ldalg Ldalg 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Oh how I love horse riding:) I wish I could ride every horse in the world:p
    CountryBabs321 CountryBabs321 18-21, F Aug 5

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    i want to go on for a ride on a hot air balloon, but i cant find any here
    youngsingle youngsingle 22-25, M Aug 6

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    When I have free time I go to my next door neighbor who owns a stable and we ride. I haven't done that in a year though.
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I can say that the best thing in my life is my horse his name is Liz and he is a 17.3 hand Hanoverian gelding.we currently compete in the 15 to 17 equation. He's an amazing horse...
    emmynap emmynap 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I love to ride horse to take my mind of of the stress of a bad day or just to make a good day better
    xXhuntersXx xXhuntersXx 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Just got done riding for the day. And lemme tell you all my stress is gone! Boss(my horse) is a sweetheart!!!
    500years 500years 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    Okay! You all... Today I did it, I got on my motorcycle for the first time!!!! Woohoo! Yes today is a freaking awesome day. I fell twice but I got up and dust myself off and did it...
    kavcardenas kavcardenas 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    WNBR STL 2014 - I rode in it on Saturday. What an awesome experience, cruising the streets of St. Lous only wearing socks, shoes and a helmet. The people were great and lots of...
    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I always see hot air balloons flying over my house ,someday I will go in one ,they look like so much fun :D
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 29

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    Turns out the book series isn't over yet!! I've heard on January 19, 2015, a ninth book is set to come out!! How awesome is that??!!
    Lostinfantisies Lostinfantisies 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I have a soft spot for ladies and their shopping carts. My mummy has one that she likes to use. It's a symbol of their freedom to 'drive' something even in their old age. It gives...
    AquariusLife AquariusLife 26-30, F Jul 30