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Hey girls...Kelly aka Ninjagirl here.....
I grew up in Bend Oregon and have been riding "motorized vehicles" off/on for the past 30years....yep I am turning 40 at the end of the month.... :(

I have ridin ATV, Snowmobiles, Dirtbikes and even a Dunebuggy!! The Ninja is my "first" streetbike, and I love it.

I have lived in Phoenix for 8years and I work at American Express as a Corporate Travel Agent/Computer Tech.
I like to read, cook and hang out with friends. I love wines and Alfred Hitchcock movies!! :D
 

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I have been riding for about five years--all on the street, no dirt experience worth mentioning. I started with a progression of cruisers, then moved over to the sportbike world. The EX 500 was my first sportbike. I currently ride an R-6 and a Gixxer thou, and I sometimes admit to riding a 650 Beemer.

I'm a freelance writer and a retired corporate pilot. I'm fond of Aikido, jogging, and target pistol shooting. Also, eating lots of sweet junk food. :oops:

I live in the middle of nowhere and have a 1,000 ft., sloping, dirt and gravel driveway which makes riding sportbikes in the winter interesting--hence the GS Beemer.

My friends call me "Charlie" (for Charlene.)
 

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Kelly,

My name is Heather , I am 49 years old. I bought my first bike when I was 19.( my Mom freaked out :shock: )..before I even knew how to drive a stick (car).

I have ridden bikes most of my life in all types of weather. I enjoy cruisin, baking, target shooting with pistols, hunting, camping and gardening. I have a husband (Mack) who also loves bikes and two boys..Patrick is 13 and Joshua will be 17 this month!!. They both enjoy reading 2up on the back of our bikes.

I am an Executive Assistant for a small chemical company..push paper and do Compliance and Regulatory Affairs

Heather
 

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I'm new to the forum, but not to motorcycles. I turned 50 last week, and I started riding (dirt bikes) when I was 16. I had a bike when I was in my late 20s; I rode it every day.

I just started riding again after a 20-year hiatus. I took the MSF course a couple of months ago with my husband (a new rider); it was a great refresher. Hubby bought a 2003 BMW F650GS a month ago, but I don't really feel comfortable on it. I just bought a 2001 Vulcan 800A, and I love it. The previous owner put quite a few custom parts on it, and it looks and rides (and sounds) great.

I live in northern Colorado (third-generation Colorado native--there aren't many of us), but I've also lived in Portland, Oregon; Geneva, Switerland; and Rockland County, NY. I have two sons--29 and 26. I work as a technical editor for a magazine called Windows IT Pro (very boring). In my spare time, I work on stained glass projects and redecorate my house.

It's nice to see more and more women riding these days. Our next-door neighbors both ride (they have Harleys); we're going to start riding with them. Too bad the season's almost over. :cry:
 

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Julie,

Welcome back!!!!! I have an older BMW in the Garage right now. I am hoping that my husband will do the restoration on it this winter so that it will be ready in the Spring.


This Ladies only forum was NinjaGirls idea.....its working out great!!!!

Hope to see you up here a lot!!!!

Heather
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This is unbelievable - all the women who've posted on this thread are 40 and over. My name is Miki and I live in North Bend WA, which is 30 min outside of Seattle. (They filmed Twin Peaks here). I've been on the street for a couple of years with 14 years in the dirt. I'm on my 4th street bike and am having the time of my life. Currently I have a Ducati M750 and a Kawi Z750 - that's right I'm a 750 fanatic.

Girls - we all know other ladies (I know there's not a lot) let's try real hard to get them on this forum. Get this place livened up a bit, and slowly get the guys out - you'll find we'll feel less inhibited when that happens.

Miki
 

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Miki,

it is cool.....I think we must all have a rebellious streak in us to have started riding that log ago :D ......I used to be in the Navy and stationed across the bay in Bangor. I have been all up and down the west coast on my bike....rode my BMW all year round in the Pacific North West.

I tried off road biking when I first started riding, but didn't have much fun and kept loosing turn signals :roll:

I got to go for now...drop me a PM if you like.

Heather
 

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Heather:

How did you end up in KY???? Are you really happy there???? You've accomplished and have seen so much and you're obviously an independent woman - that why I have to ask "Kentucky???" I almost feel like you're too worldly to live there. I've been there a couple of times, this was back in the 70's, and when I walked into a store/rest EVERYONE stared at me. Please tell me more about yourself and where you live!!!

Miki

PS - Just to set the record straight, Jetgal and I are best friends, we're always f*cking with each other on forums. We find it entertaining.
 

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Miki,

My husband is a KY native from a little one horse town south of Bowling Green called Lewisburg....When I was getting close to retirement in the US Navy I started looked for a place to settledown. The only place that I could afford a house with a bit of acreage was here in KY....wanted to settle down in WA, Montana or Idaho, but land was too expensive.

It is true that I am very worldly compared to the natives. But that is OK I am used to getting stared at...I have great neighbors and 56 acres of my own land to do what I please on. :D I am grateful that I was able to acheive my dream of owning a "farm" even if we only grow timber and rocks!!!!

Today was a gorgeous day to be out riding. So all four of us went for a ride to Glasgow to deposit my paycheck and to do some shopping. Then we went to Horse Cave for their yearly Heritage Festival. Free music, lot of exibits and booths. Had a great day.

Keep the rubber side down,

Heather
 

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Hey ladies,
My name is G' and I just started riding. I am having some problems right now with starting my bike, but hopefully the problem isn't that bad.

Anyway, I am a mother of two ages 7 and 21mo. I have always been interested in riding and I finally decide to go for it this year.

Here is a pic of the kids and I
 

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Ginki:

Congratulations on starting out with a Ninja 250 - you couldn't of chosen a better first bike. It's so light and flickable, and if you drop it, it's a cinch to pick it up by yourself. I wanna hear about your first few outings on it.

Miki
 

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I am trying to figure out how this site works. Well, I am having problems starting my bike. It started ok then I turned it off and rolled it to the outside of my garage and planned on riding when it wouldn't start. It started making this buzzing or clicking noise. I can't really tell if it's buzzing or clicking. I think that it might be buzzing. Let me know if you have any suggestions to what it might be. I haven't dropped it.
 

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Ginki,

Welcome to the forum and to motorcycling!!!!! If you are hearing clicking when you start the bike...that is your starter. The battery my need charging. If you hear a clicking sound the bettery might not have enough charge to start the bike. I have invested in a trickle charger, so that every couple of months I put the battery on the charger overnight to keep it strong. I it a try and let me know.

Heather
Motorcycle momma too!!!! :D
 

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Ginki:

Heather's right - starter/battery problems. Have you had a chance to mess with it today? Let us know what the status of your bike is. Good thing I don't live near you, or I'd be over at your house saying "Let's get that bugga started!!!!".

Miki
 

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Sorry I have responded until now, I have been out of town and no computer....did you get your bike fixed Ginki?
By the way WELCOME to the forum!! As a beginner, check out the "sticky's" in this forum.

Have fun, ride hard, ride safe!!

NinjaGirl :wink:
 

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Thank you so much. I bought a charger and I am good to go. It's a bit cold so I am going to aim for this weekend.

Thank you for your input. I really like this all girls chatting. Hahaha!!!!! It's great to hear from other female riders!
 

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Thanks a lot. I took your advice and bought a charger. It started right up.
I was just saying how I really think that it's cool to have an all girls chatting session.
 

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Thank you for your input. I really like this all girls chatting. Hahaha!!!!! It's great to hear from other female riders!
Ginki:

We're all sincerely interested - when you take your bike out this weekend, post up and let us know how it went, what happened, did you meet other riders, etc. Even tell us if you dumped it - cause we'll ALL tell you our stories of how and when we dumped our bikes, it'll make you laugh.

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mikimoto said:
ginki said:
Thank you for your input. I really like this all girls chatting. Hahaha!!!!! It's great to hear from other female riders!
Ginki:

We're all sincerely interested - when you take your bike out this weekend, post up and let us know how it went, what happened, did you meet other riders, etc. Even tell us if you dumped it - cause we'll ALL tell you our stories of how and when we dumped our bikes, it'll make you laugh.

Miki
Good idea Miki.....and Ginki, glad to see you up and riding!!! :wink:
 
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