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Old 08-10-2012, 10:36 AM   #43
Ridin' that train
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Location: Northern Wisconsin
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Originally Posted by cdwise View Post
Hmm, I know several women who went from Buddys to Sportsters or other similarly sized bikes. They still ride the Buddies in town but take the m/c for longer, faster rides.
Was it their first full-blown motorcycles?

I had my R1200GS while I had one of my scooters. Bouncing back and forth is no problem; but actually acclimating on the big bike, takes some doing.

And I'm a big guy, six-two. For a small woman (or even average size) to get on something the size and weight of a Harley without experience with the weight or the's not a good mix.

If the TU 250 doesn't make kitty purr, maybe the Virago 250 is more her taste.

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