Looking at Dimitra's blog I was struck by one...
Well....I've moved on.....I now have a 2006 Dyna Street Bob FX DBI. I didn't see myself on a Harley but the opportunity presented itself and I took it.
The color is Black Cherry and it has screamin' eagle pipes. I do like the quieter stock pipes, but I've found that drivers don't come over into my lane anymore. It has an 88 cubic inch engine but it has the big bore kit which brings it up to a 95 cubic inch...Awesome power!! I can now stay up with Rapid!
We bought it from the original owner and he always kept it in the garage. It had many extras like the saddlebags, quick release windshield and sundowner seat (which I love!!)! He had it up for sale on creigs list but it didn't sell. He relisted it for less, we took a look at it. We offered even less and he took it! This was last August and I've been itchin' to get back out on it! I've ridden it about 8 - 10 times in the new year, anytime the roads are dry. I just layer-up. We just installed passing lamps so that others can see me better and I can see better also! What a Great Ride!!
It all started with the prices at the pump! I didn't want to fork over the money to fill up the car.
Solution: Take a class, get a motorcycle! (Not necessarily in that order) I surprised myself and really did it!! The class was the BEST way to go. You build up your confidence, work through some of those fears, get you ready for the road.
I started out with a Vstar 650 and was having a blast!! My husband and I took day trips to the north, to the south, and in the mountains. Those twisties are something else!! Yeehaw!! We took short trips and some with a little more distance. (...You know you have to build up those....aahhh..muscles...) We then started talking about taking a vacation out of state. We then started thinking about bigger bikes for easier travel. Well, we did it! We moved up from our Vstar 650s to Vstars 1100s. The trip to South Dakota was awesome! I think they use a heavy chain for a wind sock up there. They don't get too concerned up there until it's blowin' at a 90 degree angle. I sure did appreciate the heavier bikes so we didn't end up in Kansas. We had a great time, weather was good except for one day when we rode through 2 storms with high winds. I'm ready to go again!
Signing off for now, JulieVstar1100 and Rapid (Mark) Denver, Colorado
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