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I Ride Motorcycles

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    I ride to experience

    that delicate and sensitive dance of momentary and precise control of time and space. The power of 50 horses sits right between my legs and just below me, and I control it with gentle and measured movements through the palm and fingers of my right hand. Add in tender touches...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 9

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    Imbatgirl Imbatgirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    www.bikerdatingornot.

    com is worthy a try
    BikerSingle BikerSingle 36-40 1 Response Feb 19

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    I Ride Alone

    I love to ride motorcycles and I love to hang out with other bikers and talk bikes and look at others bikes but I prefer to ride alone. I guess you could say I'm a lone wolf but it's the way I feel. It my castle of solitude. I feel free and easy when I'm riding alone.I don't have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 5, 2013

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    there is nothing like climbing on the back of a

    bike behind your man and going for a ride. to feel the air in your face and hair. the freedom of the ride. i love it.. i wish i could find someone to love and ride again with... stay safe and watch out for the bikers please..
    ruforme ruforme 56-60, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    Cant Wait 4 Rally Season

    I HAVE ATTENDED the sparks america many yrs  even though its hot in june its so much fun. i found if u stay up late u can see the most interestin things:)
    toasty9999 toasty9999 36-40 1 Response Jan 7, 2012

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    The Perfect Passenger

    Yesterday was a wonderful day....10 hours in the saddle, boy did we turn some miles. I was asked last minute if I would take my buddies girlfriend's sister with me on our ride yesterday. I am actually no one for taking someone new especially on the long run we had planned. After...
    noexperienceNec noexperienceNec 41-45, M 5 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    My Sanctuary

    Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the soul.
    adarkhunter adarkhunter 51-55, M Jan 9, 2011

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    Yes I Do!

    I was 8 when I first rode a bike. It was in my dreams. At age 17 I began riding. Again, in my dreams. But then I went to college. Yes, riding my Harley but nowhere outside of my dreams. Just turned 56 and guess what? Yes I Do! A great looking Honda Shadow 1100 ACE. What a...
    Morenf17 Morenf17 56-60, M Jun 25, 2012

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    Love to Ride

    i have a motorcycle, and its my baby, i take care of it better than myself sometimes, but its all good, where else can you feel so liberated and horny at the same time when your riding your bike
    arodne1469 arodne1469 26-30, M 12 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    Freedom Is Just Another Word....

    ....for nothing left to lose. I was a lucky kid who had parents that took camping vacations, discovering the sites, people and history of this wonderful country - USA. Getting out on my own, I really wanted to take trips and tried one in a small 4 cylinder truck to Virginia...
    holeyturnedon holeyturnedon 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    Riding Is Great

    I have rode for almost 40 years off and on and met a lot of great people doing it. Have been to Sturgis and on lots of poker runs and rides with Patriot Guard and American Legion Riders also but most of all just lioke to get out and go whenever we can
    rlj52 rlj52 51-55 2 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    Love My Bike

    It's old, it's slow, but it is always there when I need it. I have owned a dozen bikes over the years but this seems to have my heart. I don't get to ride much as I used too, but every second is worth it. 76 Kaw Zed1.
    Avgjoe812 Avgjoe812 31-35 Feb 15, 2013

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    My husband has a 2001 Harley Davidson Heritage

    Springer that he customized. Since my eyes are really green, he painted it a beautiful green & my name is on one tank and his on the other. He also has lights on it. It's really nice!
    toots01 toots01 56-60, F Jan 12

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    My Wife's Bike

         To understand the story of my wife's bike, you first have to go back to the beginning of my own, on again, off again life on motorcycles.  My infatuation with motorcycles began when I was eight years old, and Dad came home with his first Harley.  It was an old 125cc...
    NudeMarty NudeMarty 51-55, M 3 Responses Nov 17, 2011

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    Now Or Never

    "The Parents" forbade me to ride when I was in my teens. OK . . . so that was likely a good thing as most of the guys I would have ridden two-up with belonged to the "wild-child" bunch in the 60's. Then came college, little cash, working, marriage, two kids and more work. Got...
    Ladyrider Ladyrider 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2008

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    The snow and ice are melting,

    temps above 40, time to drag the hog out. First ride if 2014! She's been parked too long. It sure felt great to ride today.
    SydBarrett06 SydBarrett06 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 21

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    For Hannahjournals: Here's My Memory

    Manly men drinking beer at the bar Laughing and having a good time as the night passes Classic rock blasting loudly on the radio Half nude ladies playing air guitar Bumping and grinding on the dance floor The sound of crushed peanut shells under boots Pledges whisking away to...
    OnRooftopsDancing OnRooftopsDancing 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 18, 2013

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    2 Wheel Therapy

    Time to put my knees in the breeze and clear my head. Enjoy the day all and put some miles in your saddle today. Lord, know I am. Peace and cya if I cya.
    selaparty selaparty 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 17, 2013

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    Therapy

    Riding is therapy for the soul but everyone who rides knows that already ;) I'm lucky enough to live in the south where we pretty much get to ride year round. I can say this lifestyle has helped me heal because it's the only time I really get to free my mind & leave my problems...
    gatorgirl013 gatorgirl013 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2013

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    Have been driving my motorbike

    for almost 4 years now. Its just a 110cc Honda but its very reliable especially during rush hour and the traffic here in our little city is worst. Making going from one point to another so much easier, saves me a lot of time to do other important things. Although, I can drive a...
    datj datj 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2013

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    A year ago I was driving my motorcycle heading

    home from downtown, i was about to make a u turn when suddenly a traffic enforcer showed up in front of me looking ahead and I was not sure (although there was no sign) that i would be making a legal turn. So I ask the traffic enforcer but he seems to be very busy looking at...
    datj datj 36-40, F Nov 29, 2013

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    Ex Motor Cyclist

    I no longer own a bike. I had give it up when I met my last partner. That after a stupid idiot almost killed both of us. I do miss it, but have now got so used to my car that I could justify the additional cost. I still take the occasional ride on a pal's bike in office. He has...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Jul 24, 2012

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    Buell Blooded

    I ride an 08 Buell xb12r. It provides me with freedom and great therapy!
    Ssgsmith77 Ssgsmith77 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2013

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    Asleep On The Tank

       Having kids in Opotiki was a great time. My oldest son Reuben who was about 4 or 5, i would take him for rides on the motorbike i had at that time. We would go out into the countryside and cruise away enjoying the twists and turns. Id find roads i hadn't been along before...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2012

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    Not Much Of A Joiner.....

    I started riding bikes when my uncle told me I could ride his Triumph Tiger around the field at home. I was ten. I couldn't reach the ground with both feet at once so he wouldn't let me ride it on the road. That was 60 years ago. I have to admit there have been a few years I...
    VeryOldBiker VeryOldBiker 66-70, M 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    I Am An Enduro Racer

    In 2004 I bought my first dirt bike. I could barely ride it. Since then I have competed in dozens of races and enduro events. I've covered thousands of kilometres. Crossed rivers, reached peaks, ridden down treacherous mountain passes. I've known what it feels like to twist the...
    velosapien velosapien 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 30, 2008

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    Current ride: Yamaha XS750 Special 1979.

    ...triples rule! With the engine and trans from the 1980 850 Heavy for it's size.. A bit dated for handling but will run like a scalded cat. Nice sound too.. A decent grumble from the triple that fits :)
    popuptarget popuptarget 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I Love My Bike

    i got my first sport bike 10 yrs ago. i loved the idea long before, but since it has become a dream come true to get out on two wheels. i love being alone and blasting around curvey country roads as much as putting around downtown with a partner hanging on. the season is...
    RealMe RealMe 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 30, 2006

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    I got the bug when I was young riding dirt

    bikes. Now I have been riding street bikes for over ten years. I live in the southwest so we can ride year round. Its such a blast to go for ride and just lose yourself for a couple hours. My favorite is riding in the mountains, the smell of pine trees in the air, nice twisty...
    1bingcherry 1bingcherry 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Ah, I Remember Why Now...

    April 2007.  The last time I rode a bike.  The day I took my one and only pregnancy test. Although I knew I was pregnant I still took my bike out.  120-130mph on the clock.  And I never rode again. Until today. My husband has been...
    psyko psyko 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 13, 2009

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    On the Topic of Loneliness And Bikes

    for guys and girls - ever took a long ride before - on the back or as the pilot or just alone? the wind and hum blurs into a sereness that after a short while you feel in bliss, but just as a mute and blind, like a fetus happy in the womb. all there is is focus on the...
    RealMe RealMe 26-30, M 6 Responses Nov 2, 2006

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    I love ridding out in the open!

    !! I feel so free I love it!!!!!!
    drummerboyJames drummerboyJames 18-21, M Feb 23

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    Love It

    I love riding my 1999 Harley Davidson Wide Glide around Chattanooga Tn and north Georgia. East Tennessee and the north Georgia mountains have a lot of great scenic roads. It's great for bar crawling around Chattanooga or for day long rides through the mountains.
    prettiboi prettiboi 46-50, M 4 Responses May 6, 2011

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    Therapy

    Riding my motor cycle is my therapy love to hit the road and just go heading out with no plans of where I may be going just riding and enjoying my time alone
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 16, 2010

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    212 Whangamata Rd.

    I was fortunate enough to always have a motorbike. Even through the mariage with 5 kids mortgage and money deficiencies.  The kids had everything they needed plus more. This was not one of them CX500 vee twins, but rather a GL600 silverwing, as it was described on the ownership...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    Meet Local Bikers Who Want To Ride And Hit The Road With Them Today

    Hi, nice to meet you here. Are you looking for riding buddies? http://www.datebiker.webs.com is more than a dating arena, it is a place to hook up with bikers for ride-outs, events, rallies, bar hops and the having the chance to possibly hook-up! It's not just about dating, it's...
    molly24 molly24 26-30 Oct 21, 2013

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    The Wave

    If you don't ride you may not realize it but bikers generally wave at one another on the road. There are exceptions. The dude on the Harley with ape hangars and a bandana for a skull protector may not return the wave but generally it's true. Ever wonder why? It's because given...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 5 Responses Mar 28, 2013

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    THE Feel

    The way it feels....when you first start the bike, and the motor is just humming...Then as you lay on the gas the raw power just by the twist of your wrist wow.....The wind screaming though your hair 20 30 40 50 60 70 and beyond.....you come to a curve and you lean into it never...
    longgun longgun 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    No Stereotypes Aloud

    I had been riding in the dirt for quite a while before I finally got the nerve up to hit the pavement. My cerebral state just couldn't muster up the confidence to join the traffic of cough syrup induced, mascara smearing, Big Mac eating, under-rested, texting and god-knows-what...
    Undefined13 Undefined13 31-35 May 28, 2013

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    I bought my first bike about 3 years ago.

    It's a 2006 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 1600. I love it. I'm hoping to ride with the Michigan Motormen this summer.
    Bikernovice Bikernovice 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Love My Kawasaki's

    I've been riding for 5-6 years now, I learned partly how to ride on a Honda XR 650 and then got my first bike which was a XR400 which my mate crashed 2-3 weeks later causing too much engine damage so I got a brand new Kawi KX450f the next year and loved it and now have a Kawi...
    Rogue10 Rogue10 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 22, 2012

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    Mine is a CBR 600. Nothing like opening her up

    on a nice dry stretch of smooth road :)
    DogeBestFriend DogeBestFriend 26-30, M Feb 10

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    In Houston

    Anyone in the Houston area want to get together for rides once in a while? Have always wanted to go on a long distance trip.
    fastanez fastanez 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2012

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    Ranting about Three-wheeled Motorcycles

    It was some years ago when I first noticed that it was guys over 50 who were driving all the Harley Davidson "Low Riders" and its clones. It wasn't because they were particularly popular... It was because, after 50, it's hard to swing your damned leg over the seat as gracefully...
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 7 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    It'S In My Blood

    I grew up riding dirt bikes in a small, rural farming community, and have moved on to a cruiser that I have loved having for almost 10 years. I will ride in just about any weather as it is mostly a case of how good is your riding gear. The rule is that we usually won't leave...
    selaparty selaparty 46-50, M Mar 28, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm a woman who owns her own motorcycle, and loves to ride..nothing more stress relieving than putting your knees in the breeze on a beautiful day. Anyone else out there love to...
    SashaJon SashaJon 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Went for a great 3 hr. ride on my Harley today...it really cleared my mind. I love my bike!
    Larsman Larsman 46-50, T 1 Response Jul 12

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    Yeah I know I am a girl but I love Ducati motorcycles. They are so hot! I was introduced to it by my ex bf and some of his taste has rubbed off on me. I wish I could be a biker...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I worked at an amusement part for sometime before I really landed on my feet. But I got a discount when I went to went with my now fiancé and we went on a ride that flipped us in...
    loveylaura loveylaura 26-30, F Jul 20

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    When i was at least 6, i used to ride a lot! But when i was 8, i went out for a summer night walk with my cousin and a drunk man stopped us and wanted to ride. We tried to walk...
    Natalieexxx Natalieexxx 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    i love bikes and i love riding them, but i broke my foot and when it healed, it didn't connect to the same bone that it broke from, so now i have three bikes i can't ride, i'm...
    skull55 skull55 16-17, M Jun 29

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    Here's how you too can turn a carousel into a "cacasell" First take several dumps into a large Tupperware container. Place sealed Tupperware into an Abercrombie or PAC sun...
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 31-35, F