Genuine, adventure riding women.

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Canuman, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. GypsyWriter

    GypsyWriter Sarah

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    Love this thread!! Hoorah for fellow redheaded lady riders!!!

    I don't have many action shots, especially not lately because I've been a schlub and haven't gone on many long distance rides. However, at the end of this month I'm quitting my job (actually gave my notice yesterday) and intend to do the writing thing while travelling the country on two wheels. :D Already told my agent I'd see him in New York come September, as well as a few other publishing editors. The Dude is rushing around now trying to get his own long distance bike, since I got my R1200GS he's not content with using the Weestrom. :deal

    In 2009, with less than three months of sporadic riding under my belt, I did my first "adventure ride" on my Honda GL500 (first bike), complete with ADV ride report. :D

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    Another really cool lady riding her Harley alongside her hubby, themselves on a roadtrip

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    Heading out of Las Vegas

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    Most of my pics are/were bike porn since it was just me and I didn't have a fancy tripod or helmet cam or anyone else to take pictures. BUT, hopefully I'll get all that and more starting this fall when I'm on the road a whole lot more. :freaky
  2. Daniella

    Daniella ADVriderlady

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    Me and my beloved bike...:)
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    Czech Republic
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    Czech Republic - Kokořín Valley Nature Reserve
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    Austria
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    Austria - Grossglockner
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    Czech Republic - Milovice
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    Czech Republic - Třeboň
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    A few hours after purchase - the first picture of both of us :)
  3. RED CAT

    RED CAT Bumpy Backroader

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    We like!
  4. MrBob

    MrBob Out there

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    Great photo! Touring the Alps is high on my list of dream rides.
  5. Vincenthdfan

    Vincenthdfan Been here awhile

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    Oh man...cobble stone and cold moisture.

    Thats roads gotta be either salted like crazy or sneaky slippery! :eek1
  6. Vincenthdfan

    Vincenthdfan Been here awhile

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    What a fantastic pic...love it. :clap

    Reminds me of me and my gal...we have his and hers snowmobiles, sport quads, waverunners, etc...

    Its a blast, but expensive having to buy two of everything, lol.
  7. CrustyAPO

    CrustyAPO Been here awhile

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    Cheaper than having TWO wives!!
  8. Iamadventure

    Iamadventure Been here awhile

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    Does anyone see a bike in the picture?? Nice bike thanks for sharing!

  9. CrustyAPO

    CrustyAPO Been here awhile

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  10. Daniella

    Daniella ADVriderlady

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    Thanks! :) The Alps are gorgeous... I can't wait to get there again in the spring next year - I would like to visit also the Italian part... :)
  11. Daniella

    Daniella ADVriderlady

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    ...the lady at the entrance told me just one sentence: "Drive carefully, it's slippery!" :D...4°C...1 hour before dimming... a good dose of adrenaline... :) ...but...the roads have been salted ;)...I'm not a magician.... :D
  12. Daniella

    Daniella ADVriderlady

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  13. Daniella

    Daniella ADVriderlady

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  14. Pistolero

    Pistolero W. F. O.

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  15. GISdood

    GISdood Been here awhile

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    Just stumbled across this thread, what a GREAT idea! Here's my tribute/thanks to my lovely wife...

    We weren't always motorcycle riders. We started out as downhill mountain bikers early in our relationship. Brandi was always far more competitive than I was and got into downhill racing, often besting a lot of the mens' times in races she entered:

    A few shots from her mtn biking days:

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    A lot of our other activities were equally adrenalin-fed... skiing, snowboarding, wakeboarding, etc... Then in the fall of 2007, she was a passenger in a motor vehicle accident. The vehicle rolled and the roof partially collapsed, impacting on the top of her head. The result was a burst fracture of the T6 vertebrae.

    After some serious surgery and a two week hospital stay, we were on our way home... but she was packing some extra hardware. Airport scanners are always a little extra 'fun' nowadays.
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    Rehab was a long, difficult and painful journey for her, with a lot of our activities falling by the wayside in the wake of her injuries. I won't sugar coat it... it sucked ass, bigtime. We had to work pretty hard to redirect our energy; to find new common ground and to find things we could continue to enjoy together.

    I'd ridden motorycles off-road for years, and with gas prices rising I figured it was time to finally complete the licensing process and pick up a bike for commuting in order to save a few bucks. Not long after that I was working towards getting my instructor's license here in BC (equivalent of an MSF rider coach certification). The following year Brandi decided she wanted a bike as well, so we found her a showroom leftover 2008 DRZ400SM at our local dealer for a great price. A few months later, she was fully licensed. Here she is after completing her road test... SUCCESS!!
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    Motorcycle riding might not be the same as hurtling ourselves down a mountainside on DH bikes, but it beats rotting away in front of the idiot box!

    Not even a month after she earned her unrestricted license, we were off on our first road trip, and have averaged about 2500-4000 miles of road trips each summer since then.

    Always happy to get on the bike and hit the road:
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    And sometimes more than just a little happy!
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    And of course, when things go wrong with the bike... she gets a little pouty. (hamming it up with her broken clutch cable)
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    The smile returns quickly once we're rolling again, tho :)
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    She even prefers beer over wine! Choosing which beer is often a tough decision, tho...
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    Riding with buddies is always a good time... but I can't think of anyone I'd rather ride with than my best friend. Here's to you, B! :arch

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  16. Reverend12

    Reverend12 Well there it is..

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    two trackin fool Long timer

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    DUDE !

    Sounds like you found Miss Canada with INK too ! ~ Seriously what a catch :clap:thumb:ricky
  18. Canuman

    Canuman Crusty & Unobliging

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    As the author of this thread, I can say I love the pics of the ladies (or any rider) out there doing their thing. Looking at those x-rays with the pins and screws and other ortho hardware gives me substantial pause. Let's be careful out there, people. If I knew I were going to live this long, I'd have taken a lot better care of myself. The goal is to be at this for a long time, OK?
  19. Willwilkins

    Willwilkins Dr. Topbox

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    Stopped off for a breather on the Karakorum Highway, Pakistan
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    She only passed her test bike a few months prior to our 15,000 mile Oz to UK adventure. She'd never ridden in the rain before or for longer than 20 minutes to work. She'd also never eaten hunks of lamb with chopsticks, but when in China, needs must!

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  20. alberta bob

    alberta bob Been here awhile

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    i agree with this 100 % ... but my next wife will be .:deal