New to HD Talking (but not to HD, or talking)

Discussion in 'New Member Introduction' started by mickimause, Jun 9, 2015.

  1. mickimause

    mickimause Member

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    Hi everyone! My name is mickimause, and I have a problem.

    Oh, wait - wrong forum! Or maybe not...

    Purchased my first motorcycle at the age of 41, a little 2009 Suzuki GS500 to learn on. That one lasted exactly 30 days and 293 miles before a drunk ran over it in the parking lot. By that time, though, I was already feeling a bit like it wasn't quite enough bike for me. After the dust settled and the insurance companies duked things out, I picked up my Hog. She's a 2000 Wide Glide, had 5984 miles on her when I test drove her on July 16, 2010. Took her home that afternoon!

    The weekend of July 23-25, 2010, our youngest boy and I took the rider safety course at the local community college, and got our endorsements. I had very little experience prior to this, just the 293 miles on the Suzuki, and a few days on a friends dirt bike 20 or so years before. On August 8, 2010, hubby and I hit the road to ride from central Michigan to the Tail of the Dragon. I was hooked!

    I haul a tanker for a living, so spend most of my days piloting 18 wheels down the interstate. (yep. Female tanker-yanker) My motorcycle is most definitely my therapist, and I truly cannot be anything but happy when on two wheels. :)
     
  2. tourbox

    tourbox Senior Member

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    Welcome from So. Texas.
    tourbox
     
  3. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    :wbs From the Rocky Mountains.
     
  5. rusntx

    rusntx Junior Member

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    Welcome from north TX
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  6. BUBBIE

    BUBBIE Well-Known Member

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    Welcome...

    I got to Yank your Chain on another post here. The one where you showed the Baked on BEAUTY...:D

    signed....BUBBIE
     
  7. mickimause

    mickimause Member

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    I do love my powdercoat! Turned out sooooo good!!!

    Thanks much for the kind comments on my baby!
     
  8. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Welcome to the forum

    Brian
     
  9. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome aboard, glad to have you here. :ws
     
  10. coopernicus

    coopernicus Junior Member Contributor

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    lWelcome from southeast Illinois.