Hello from Stamford, CT

Discussion in 'New Member Introduction' started by heypaula316, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. heypaula316

    heypaula316 New Member

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    I'm a new female rider. I inherited a 2004 Sportster 1200 Custom. I took the MSF class and got my motorcycle endorsement. The bike sat for a very long time and needs to be fully checked and worked over. It goes to the mechanic this afternoon. I'm hoping to get it by the weekend so I can begin my practicing. I learned on a Honda Rebel 250. This is going to be a HUGE change for me!!! Any advice??? I'm sooooooo excited - something I've wanted all my life. But at the same time I am a bit intimidated by the bike. A little nervous. But they say that's good - always good to be a little scared because it makes you more alert and less cocky.
     
  2. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Glad to have you aboard! :ws:rider
    From Central Florida.

    Take it slow. Practice in a vacant parking lot. You'll be comfortable in no time at all.
     
  3. r_k_dragon

    r_k_dragon Active Member

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    Hey heypaula316, so this is one item off your bucket list! Congrats on the new ride and like Bodeen says, slow and find a Big parking lot! Keep practicing the MSF starts, turns, and stops and welcome to the forum from the southwest desert.
     
  4. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Welcome to the forum

    Brian
     
  5. oldhippie

    oldhippie Senior Member

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    Welcome to the forum.:cheers
     
  6. SledDog

    SledDog Senior Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome!
     
  7. tourbox

    tourbox Senior Member

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    Welcome from So. Texas.
    tourbox
     
  8. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome aboard, glad to have you here. :ws
     
  9. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Welcome to The forum, once you are comfortable take the advanced course:s