Bikes & Wives ( spouse, significant other, G/F, B/F)

Discussion in 'Photos' started by Clansters, Jul 13, 2009.

  1. twowings

    twowings Comfortably Numb... Supporter

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    ^^ Great pics like that are FAR more appealing than those with a non-rider with/without many clothes on posed with a bike they have no interest or intention of ever riding...kudos to genuine, adventure-riding women!
  2. BackCountryCruizer

    BackCountryCruizer Gnarled Adventurer Supporter

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    Might sound funny but I actually enjoy talking with my wife, at least the vast majority of the time!
  3. twowings

    twowings Comfortably Numb... Supporter

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    I have yet to be anywhere with any group of people where my wife wasn't the most fascinating person in the room...still true after 33 years of marriage...
  4. Phoenix101

    Phoenix101 Long timer

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    ditto for 29 years
  5. old scoot

    old scoot Been here awhile

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    Right on, if I didn't enjoy her company we wouldn't be married. Best friend I have !
  6. theothersean

    theothersean dirty boy

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  7. phughes

    phughes Been here awhile

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    Glad you made sure she didn't have to hold the bike up for the picture. :lol3
  8. theothersean

    theothersean dirty boy

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    Her bike. She got it to that point all on her own. I went wide around the mud.
  9. TwilightZone

    TwilightZone Long timer Supporter

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    Is she still there holding the bike ???
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  10. theothersean

    theothersean dirty boy

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    no, but it sure was a chore breaking the suction on that rear tire .
    both ended up covered in mud . the lunch plan changed to a dairy bar type restaurant where we could order and eat outside.
    we hosed each other off when we got home . as well as the bikes .
  11. gmk999

    gmk999 ____ as a Rotax

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  12. phughes

    phughes Been here awhile

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    I wondered about that as I wrote it. That would explain the satisfied expression of a job well done. :lol3 Looks like you guys had fun.
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  13. OzCr0w

    OzCr0w She'll be right mate!

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    Just happened to be the day the train made its last run down the line.
  14. KTM Mike

    KTM Mike Long timer

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    Wow....i kinda feel bad for the guys that choose to not include their significant others. I get it about wanting to let it rip sometimes - I do that on my 300 when I am out riding with the guys....but I really enjoy the times spent two up on the 990. We just got done riding a portion of the Trans Canada Adventure Trail (TCAT) from Parent, Quebec, to Wawa, Ontario (about 1500 miles of the route, plus about 1200 miles of slab dab from home to Parent, and from Wawa to home (Northern Lower Michigan). It was far from an easy route. She never complained about bouncing through the rocks, helping me pick the bike up after I dropped it a couple of times, helped me cut out logs across the trail so we could go on, or riding through some big thunderstorms. She did refuse to cross one bridge that was in such horrible condition and easily 100 feet above the water. When we arrived in Wawa 2 days ahead of schedule, she suggested we finish off riding around Lake Superior on our way home (adding roughly 1000 miles vs the 275 directly home!) Here are a few pics:

    Here she ponders why they felt it necessary to have a sign to tell trucks to keep their wheels on the ground:

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    A quick stop to take off rain gear after a T-Storm:
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    This bridge was in great shape compared to the one she refused to cross! Ill have to see if I have a pic of that one.
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  15. gasgasmi

    gasgasmi Long timer

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    Wife tried out my bike for a day. Said if I'd lower it an inch or so she wanted it and I would "have" to get a new one. What an idea! 20190730_120446.jpg
  16. DesertPilot

    DesertPilot Been here awhile

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    They're clever that way. My wife's already eyeing the Ducati and asking if it could be lowered :D
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  17. theothersean

    theothersean dirty boy

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    Sounds familiar. I found a wr250f with a street title a few years back. The day I Got it home , wife sat on it and said. “ I like my new bike”. So I ended up having to go looking for another one for me. :lol3
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  18. bross

    bross Where we riding to? Supporter

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    Sounds familiar, Jodie on her lowered DR650.

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    although, wait a minute, she got the new bike lowered, and I'm still riding my 2007??? We are talking DRs though so they are both the same.
  19. Hannda

    Hannda Short, fat, bearded, old & slow

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    Lower it? She's already flat footing it!
  20. gasgasmi

    gasgasmi Long timer

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    She can almost flat foot on both sides but not quite. She likes a pretty good foot on the ground to back up ect. Her V-Strom has been lowered for the same reason. I took about an inch or an inch and a half out of it and she's very happy with it. Just gotta chop off the side stand now. I am picking up my new bike Saturday. ;-)
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