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Old 09-10-2013, 07:37 PM   #3046
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This is my friend Tastroman, an inmate here on ADV, and his beautiful daughter Heather...



...taken on Labor Day at Rap's Orchard Gap on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

TMan and Heather are best buddies, and ride everywhere together. It was our first time meeting her, and we were so impressed with this polite, articulate young lady - she's a class act through and through (as are her parents).

One more of them from last week, turning north onto the Parkway to begin their journey home:



Ride on!
I'm thrilled for them as well maybe one day my daughter will take a ride. I have mixed feelings about that of course. While I've always loved motorcycling the thought of my daughter loving enough to get on the back of some 16-year-old sport bike when I did know about it would make me very very nervous so perhaps are not loving motorcycling at the moment I can live with. I mean to be a hypocrite and I know I can have it both ways but we'll see what the future holds for that
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Old 09-11-2013, 06:39 AM   #3047
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I'm thrilled for them as well maybe one day my daughter will take a ride. I have mixed feelings about that of course. While I've always loved motorcycling the thought of my daughter loving enough to get on the back of some 16-year-old sport bike when I did know about it would make me very very nervous so perhaps are not loving motorcycling at the moment I can live with. I mean to be a hypocrite and I know I can have it both ways but we'll see what the future holds for that
I told my Daughter "You can ride on the back of mine, or you can have your own bike, but I don't want you riding on the back of someone elses bike". She said "Thanks Dad, but I think I will stick to riding with you"
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Old 09-11-2013, 06:52 AM   #3048
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I told my Daughter "You can ride on the back of mine, or you can have your own bike, but I don't want you riding on the back of someone elses bike". She said "Thanks Dad, but I think I will stick to riding with you"
And at 11 years old my daughter was emphatically NOT going to have anything to do with boys. Guess how that went?
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Old 09-11-2013, 10:55 AM   #3049
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I'm thrilled for them as well maybe one day my daughter will take a ride. I have mixed feelings about that of course. While I've always loved motorcycling the thought of my daughter loving enough to get on the back of some 16-year-old sport bike when I did know about it would make me very very nervous so perhaps are not loving motorcycling at the moment I can live with.
If it comes to it, my daughter would (hopefully) be saying:
"You'll need to get me a full-face helmet and jacket and gloves and boots, etc. before I get on that thing. ...and you'd better check your tire pressures. How much training have you had? ...Tell you what, I'll drive and YOU get on the back."
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:24 PM   #3050
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I told my Daughter "You can ride on the back of mine, or you can have your own bike, but I don't want you riding on the back of someone elses bike". She said "Thanks Dad, but I think I will stick to riding with you"
I guess I never put it that way to her but maybe I should. I will come up with a strategy as she is beginning her sophomore year at Boston College for time when she comes home. The truth is I wish I could take her riding in the Northeast when she had a couple of days off. Thank you very much for your suggestion and your personal experience
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:27 PM   #3051
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And at 11 years old my daughter was emphatically NOT going to have anything to do with boys. Guess how that went?
I am happy to report that my sophomore daughter at Boston College who is on the crew team and is on the Charles River at 6:15 AM 5 to 6 days a week and gets great grades still has no boyfriend. She rowed in high school but is too small to do so in a Division I school so she is the coxswain of the boys varsity team. The good news is the eight strongest men on campus watch after her as if she were their little sister on pretty sure every other guy would be afraid to ask her out. She doesn't look like me or she never get a date so I will insert a picture below to prove that point


taken a couple of days before she left for school:
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Old 09-11-2013, 12:30 PM   #3052
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this picture was taken at the end of the year banquet last May. This was just before the team went to the national championships at Lake Lanier outside of Atlanta the same water where the Olympics took place in 1996. Their boat came in sixth in the nation.




A picture from that race. They weren't happy with the amount of spray but there were a lot of waves and it was a very windy day:



just one more show my little girl's attitude because this is the way she'd really like to see her. I raced her to be a strong woman who doesn't take any crap from anybody

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Old 09-11-2013, 12:52 PM   #3053
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That could almost be a new thread..."Daughters with attitude photos"

My oldest (12)



younger sister (9)



Looks like you did a pretty good job raising her...I can only hope mine turn out similar
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Old 09-11-2013, 01:08 PM   #3054
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I love your daughters with attitude submission.
those are two great photos and I really appreciate you adding them here
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Old 09-11-2013, 04:12 PM   #3055
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I love your daughters with attitude submission.
those are two great photos and I really appreciate you adding them here
Congrats on your daughter's success!

Here's a "daughters with attitude repost," but I think she's graced the Aerostich cover three times. . ..


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Old 09-11-2013, 04:32 PM   #3056
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thank you for your kind words. Great picture of your daughter is very exciting that she's been on the front of the catalog of one of my favorite manufacturers of all time... three times no less. That's awesome
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Old 09-12-2013, 04:59 AM   #3057
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Early training :)



Note the little hand with a 13mm socket!

She's in training.... 20 months old and is Daddy's little helper!

(Hey, if you can't maintain it, you can't ride/drive it, right?!)

Here's some saddle time:



When she sees the bike out, or any motorcycle for that matter, she yells, Daddy "Cycle!!!" (in her own words)
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:17 AM   #3058
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Those pictures above are the epitome of precious. Thank you for adding them here
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:19 AM   #3059
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hahaa ^^ my two year old too -- "Daddy!! Mo'Cycle!!! "
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:59 PM   #3060
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This is my oldest girl with her new to her toy . Her first race on it is this weekend .



I think she likes being at the track more than her brother did .
I can't believe how she has improved from the days on her 65 .......................
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