ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 46
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: MegMeg
Forum: Face plant 06-23-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Just wanted to come back and give a final update....

Just wanted to come back and give a final update. I went back to the orthopedic surgeon at the end of May and had more x-rays done. There is good calcification and the fractures are healing really...
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
We leave *tomorrow* and will be there through...

We leave *tomorrow* and will be there through 03JUL, so we'll definitely post a trip report and pictures when we return. And definitely ask any questions that you have - everyone here has been very...
Forum: EMEA 06-23-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
How was your trip?! Post a trip report and...

How was your trip?! Post a trip report and pictures, I would love to hear about it. And if you have nothing else to do, you could post it today so I can read it before we leave tomorrow!! :D
Forum: EMEA 06-05-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
No need to be sorry! This is a great forum to...

No need to be sorry! This is a great forum to share information with each other. :)
Forum: EMEA 06-04-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
Joerg and Georgio, thank you for your suggestions...

Joerg and Georgio, thank you for your suggestions and for posting your gorgeous pictures! We leave in exactly 20 days! I am so excited! :) We've been planning this trip (well talking about going,...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2008, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By MegMeg
Good morning! I'm not sure BMW Orlando...

Good morning!

I'm not sure BMW Orlando rents bikes, unfortunately. I know for sure that Orlando (http://www.orlandoharley.com/) Harley does, but not sure of any other places to rent.

As far...
Forum: EMEA 05-23-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
I wouldn't expect the US to accept CHF. However,...

I wouldn't expect the US to accept CHF. However, a lot of places in Canada accept US dollars (we just wouldn't get a very good exchange rate on the change). So, since Switzerland is neighbored by...
Forum: EMEA 05-20-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
Tooths, thank you for your comments. After...

Tooths, thank you for your comments. After speaking with other advriders who have Alpine experience we have decided to do just as you suggested and stay multiple nights in one location. This is the...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2008, 06:58 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 36,911
Posted By MegMeg
Thank you for posting. My deepest...

Thank you for posting.

My deepest sympathies, Godspeed.
Forum: Face plant 05-13-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Hi all! Just wanted to post a little update....

Hi all! Just wanted to post a little update. April 24th (8 weeks 5 days post accident) I started walking/weight bearing and was so pleasantly surprised with how well it went. The first few steps were...
Forum: Face plant 05-13-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Titania, thank you so much for the words of...

Titania, thank you so much for the words of encouragement. I am happy to hear you are doing so well! I can't imagine what it must have been like to recover with not one, but TWO broken legs - one top...
Forum: Face plant 04-23-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Thanks for checking in on me! :) I started PT...

Thanks for checking in on me! :) I started PT last week and doing a bunch of different exercises to bring back the strength in my leg. So far PT hasn't been too bad (it actually feels kind of good to...
Forum: Face plant 04-12-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,356
Posted By MegMeg
I don't personally know Dr. Sanders, but I've...

I don't personally know Dr. Sanders, but I've read a lot about his work in this forum: Thumper Talk (http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=48). If it were me, and it is in any way...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-04-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,777
Posted By MegMeg
You're welcome! :norton It's massively confusing...

You're welcome! :norton It's massively confusing they way they have two, basically the same bikes, with different names/engine number identification. I don't know when they are actually going to be...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-04-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,777
Posted By MegMeg
BMW is making the F650GS, but it's not the single...

BMW is making the F650GS, but it's not the single cylinder 650cc bike that we all know. It is the same engine as the F800GS (parallel twin, 800cc), but is still called the F650GS. I think the F800GS...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 80,592
Posted By MegMeg
I saw this mentioned in a old thread from 2006...

I saw this mentioned in a old thread from 2006 and I think it's worth mentioning again. It's a brilliant idea and I plan to order one. I believe the inventor of this is a member here.

ResQTag...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,777
Posted By MegMeg
Hi Mary! The 2007 (and previous years) F650GS was...

Hi Mary! The 2007 (and previous years) F650GS was a 650cc engine (actually, I think it was 652). But, you're right, the 2008 F650GS is actually an 800cc engine, same as the F800GS - are we confused...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 144,777
Posted By MegMeg
Have you looked at the BMW F650 for your dual...

Have you looked at the BMW F650 for your dual sport choice? The seat is lower and it is definitely peppy enough to keep up in traffic. My inseam is 31 inches and I have no problem on an F650 with the...
Forum: Face plant 03-30-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Thank you for the kind words. We have John...

Thank you for the kind words. We have John Hermann's Motorcyling through the Alps book, but would love to hear about some of your favorite places.:clap
Forum: Europe 03-27-2008, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By MegMeg
Rene - Thank you so much for your generous offers...

Rene - Thank you so much for your generous offers and great information about our trip. We really appreciate it. This weekend we are going to have "alps time" and look at our route and some of the...
Forum: Europe 03-24-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By MegMeg
CMM83's girlfriend here. :D Thank you, this...

CMM83's girlfriend here. :D

Thank you, this is helpful. We looked at the dates of the matches and the games in Zurich are before we arrive and the games during the dates we will be there are in...
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
Thank you both for your replies. Tony - We used...

Thank you both for your replies. Tony - We used alpine roads to pick out the passes we want to ride, it's such a great site! :)

I thought of another question - Do most establishments in...
Forum: EMEA 03-21-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,639
Posted By MegMeg
Talking Swiss and Austrian Alps in late June/early July

This summer, my boyfriend, CMM83, and I are planning a trip to the Alps (I will be healed by then! :) (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=317404)). We are flying from Orlando to Zurich...
Forum: Face plant 03-19-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Update

I wasn't going 10mph! I don't think I even mentioned my speed in my initial post, I slid around 10 feet....mayb that's where you got the 10 from? :D I think my speed was around 20-25mph.

Update...
Forum: Face plant 03-14-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,019
Posted By MegMeg
I have worked in health care for the past 10...

I have worked in health care for the past 10 years and have post-undergraduate education in health care administration, so some days I like to think I know a bit more than the average bear about US...
Forum: Face plant 03-13-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,841
Posted By MegMeg
I am so sorry to hear about your accident, but...

I am so sorry to hear about your accident, but happy to read ATGATT really did it's job. I can't speak much regarding the legal aspect of the accident, but I agree with others here in that it's...
Forum: Face plant 03-11-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Hehe, I was kind of kidding about the percs. I...

Hehe, I was kind of kidding about the percs. I took them at night only a few days after I was home and have been completely off of them for about 10 days. I feel a lot better without them. Narcotics...
Forum: Face plant 03-10-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
P B G - Thank you for the PT insight....

P B G - Thank you for the PT insight. *definitely* plan to do whatever exercises/activities they want me to do in between visits. You are so right on about the pooper being stopped up from the...
Forum: Face plant 03-10-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
jocflier and SomeMook - Should I be saving the...

jocflier and SomeMook - Should I be saving the rest of my percocets for PT? :evil I know PT is going to help me get 100% better, but I am skerrred and I haven't even started yet. Any specific tips...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By MegMeg
Love everything so far, can't wait to read more!...

Love everything so far, can't wait to read more! Continue to forge ahead, you'll be so happy you did. :1drink
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Good morning! It's another day in the life of...

Good morning! It's another day in the life of MegMeg. :roflThe days seem to blend together. Get up, work from the computer in the dining room (can't go upstairs to the office), hang out with my BF...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Hi everyone! Thank you for the continued well...

Hi everyone! Thank you for the continued well wishes and for checking in with me. Yesterday, mentally, was a bit challenging for me, but I continue to improve physically every day. I will be happy...
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Good morning! Thank you all again for your...

Good morning!

Thank you all again for your thoughts and posts. They help keep me feeling positive. And I am counting down the days to the Alps! :) I am certainly not glad that anyone else has had...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Matt, don't feel bad for asking these questions....

Matt, don't feel bad for asking these questions. They are good questions and I hope that I, and others, can learn from this. Honestly, I am not sure if my leg broke from bike impact or if my body...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
:cry

:cry
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Ruffus and SomeMook - Thank you for your PT...

Ruffus and SomeMook - Thank you for your PT insights. I don't start PT until after I go back to the doctor, 2 weeks from today. But at home I am trying to work on moving my knee (the doctor said it...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Thank you all so much for your kind posts. They...

Thank you all so much for your kind posts. They help keep me positive.

Repo - Yes, they told me in the trauma center that the femur is the hardest bone to break because it's the biggest. But I...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Thanks for the well wishes Dragoon. :D The...

Thanks for the well wishes Dragoon. :D The actual femur break didn't hurt as much as one would expect a femur break to hurt. Partly probably because my body was filled with every ounce of adrenalin...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,980
Posted By MegMeg
Wish I didn't have to post in this forum

Two Saturdays ago (February 23rd) I was in a lowside accident with my F650, the Spruce Goose. We had left to go for a little ride and it started to rain so we turned around at the gas station in the...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-30-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,750
Posted By MegMeg
If you find yourself in Orlando here's a couple...

If you find yourself in Orlando here's a couple of places to check out... I know I know, not the best adv riding territory, but maybe you want to hit the sand in Ocala or bike week in Daytona Hehe....
Showing results 1 to 40 of 46

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 06:53 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014