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Forum: Face plant 07-03-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,866
Posted By MTgrrl
So very well stated, TinyBear! I'm 9 1/2 mos out...

So very well stated, TinyBear! I'm 9 1/2 mos out from my accident, and what you've said rings so true...



Exactly. It's very difficult for me, also, to rely on statements made by witnesses,...
Forum: Face plant 06-23-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
back on dirt...

Thanks to Icebox and some lowering links, I did a dirt bike ride last weekend. I hadn't been on my KLX250S since last summer, but it felt good on Saturday. It wasn't a difficult route, just some flat...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
We paid salvage value (my insurance company claim...

We paid salvage value (my insurance company claim rep was very kind when setting the salvage price) just to be able to recover parts and accessories from it. Icebox found an almost exact replacement...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Think I need to buff my brain...

Um, yeah, except for the missing front forks and wheel and the hole in the engine... :eek1


I was feeling so awesome after Saturday's great ride that I decided to try for two days in a row. I...
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
back on the replacement bike

We picked up the totaled bike a week ago from MHP impound. Parked next to it in impound was the piece of crap vehicle that cut me off, so I got to see it firsthand. As Icebox earlier reported, I made...
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
It's getting easier...

In Yellowstone National Park, this evening, on one of my own bikes. :clap

http://icebox.smugmug.com/Other/funfoto/i-hTtZjtH/1/L/DSCN0545-L.jpg

The pelvis likes this seat a lot better, or my...
Forum: Face plant 05-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Back in the saddle...

Found the courage to give it a try on Easter weekend (you'll have to wait for my near-future post for why it took so long to get this photo online). Rode Icebox's BMW 650 Xcountry for the first time...
Forum: Face plant 04-05-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Something else to do in early Spring in West Yellowstone

The next step for me to getting back to riding a motorcycle involves getting back on something that has only two wheels! I've been preparing for this at the gym for 2-3 months on stationary recumbent...
Forum: Face plant 03-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 86,538
Posted By MTgrrl
Thinking of you, Diesel, and sending positive...

Thinking of you, Diesel, and sending positive thoughts for your recovery. Hope this latest surgery went well!
Forum: Face plant 03-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
What I CAN do in West Yellowstone right now...

I'm so appreciative of all your notes. I read this entire thread again :cry, last weekend. As I get further along in my recovery, the notes you have posted matter even more to me, and I'm so grateful...
Forum: Face plant 03-16-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
The first big step...

This is what I had hoped to post a week ago, but didn't have a great picture to post and had to go to Billings for surgeries...

This is the first step on the way back to riding for me. When Doug...
Forum: Face plant 03-16-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Thanks...

Thanks, Doug. I am trying to go the "make you stronger" route. Some days it is hard, but I work hard to find the sliver linings that this experience has generated... and you're exactly right: it is...
Forum: Face plant 03-13-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Update...

Sorry, everyone, I was hoping to have time to post at the beginning of the week, but didn't have a chance prior to heading to Billings for surgeries. I'm getting closer to getting all the parts put...
Forum: Face plant 01-16-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Going forward...

Lots of forward progress... I had doctors' checkups last week back in Billings, and received, for the most part, really good reports. There are a few things that will require additional attention,...
Forum: Face plant 12-25-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Merry Christmas!

I have to say being able to walk is a wonderful thing!!! Made it to 100% weight on my right leg yesterday (I felt so good Christmas Eve when I got up that I decided to try it a day early - was...
Forum: Face plant 12-08-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Well said...

Thank you to all you supporters! You are very much appreciated!

I received a card from a friend today that included a hand-written note that, frankly, stated exactly what I have come to believe...
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Continuing down the road of recovery

Hello again. Thank you once again for all of your support! I think Doug (Icebox) was better at providing updates than I appear to be. However, I'll make an attempt...

I returned home to Bozeman...
Forum: Face plant 11-14-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Broken Wings patch

Doug, we received the patch - thank you!!! Fuuny, I've never felt alone as a motorcyclist... definitely feel like a part of the "brotherhood". But, it does help to know that others have been in this...
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 85,710
Posted By MTgrrl
Hello, and thank you!

First, I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your thoughts and prayers. One of the things I've wondered about time after time during this difficult process is where the POSITIVE...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 368,217
Posted By MTgrrl
Pioneer Mountains, SW Montana

Drying out after riding in some evening rain with Icebox, at the Little Joe campground:
http://icebox.smugmug.com/Other/funfoto/i-rxp2gvK/0/XL/IMG_4036-XL.jpg
July, 2012
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,109
Posted By MTgrrl
This was a good day... along the Big Hole River...

This was a good day... along the Big Hole River in SW Montana:
http://icebox.smugmug.com/Other/funfoto/i-qQRjV4W/0/L/IMG_4038-L.jpg

And this was another good day, on top of the Gravelly Range in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 182,132
Posted By MTgrrl
Awesome sky. Stunning!!!

Awesome sky. Stunning!!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 228,492
Posted By MTgrrl
My big brother's Honda 50

I saw this thread a few months back and wondered if we had any old pics of the first motorcycle I rode solo. I remember my brother sitting behind me as we did laps around the buildings on the family...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,992
Posted By MTgrrl
:clap Yostwerks, this rack looks nice and...

:clap


Yostwerks, this rack looks nice and stable! Can you show a closeup of how you attach the bottom bracket to the rail? I assume the bottom bracket rides on the gray block that is fit into...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-23-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,992
Posted By MTgrrl
dup thread

You mean this one?
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=742623&highlight=bicycle

Anyway, cool, I've been wanting to figure out a good method for hauling my bicycles on my motorcycle...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 27,740
Posted By MTgrrl
Some big rocks from out west...

Icebox at the Hoodoos, just south of Mammoth (Yellowstone National Park).

http://icebox.smugmug.com/Other/funfoto/i-sq6c8Sr/0/XL/P1040006-XL.jpg

And my bike too...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-27-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7,668
Views: 6,922,023
Posted By MTgrrl
Awesome! Looks like you're enjoying life, Rob!! ...

Awesome! Looks like you're enjoying life, Rob!! Pretty and talented; a keeper indeed! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-13-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 23,333
Posted By MTgrrl
Nice thread, Skyclad!

Nice thread, Skyclad!
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