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    Article: Taking the BRC -- A Journal

    You can view the page at http://www.beginnerbikers.org/content.php?236-Taking-the-BRC-A-Journal
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    I do push left to go left, etc. I understand...

    I do push left to go left, etc. I understand counter steering and counter weight steering.

    I do shy away from really leaning it over -- a lot. I think if I had more confidence in myself on the...
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    Thank you to all of you!

    I can't tell you how helpfull ALL of your comments have been to me.

    We loaded the bike on H's truck yesterday. My birthday.

    [One good thing is the new ower, who just completed and the BRC, was...
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    I've always admired how passionate you are about...

    I've always admired how passionate you are about riding and the miles you put on with your H. I've looked at your avatar and wondered if that could ever be me riding The Tale of the Dragon on my own....
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    Someone I knew who took the BRC with me ended up...

    Someone I knew who took the BRC with me ended up with a Buell. My H was the one that helped her get it. I remember her sitting on my bike and telling me how big and heavy it felt to her. I'll have...
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    /writing that down. Thanks! heh

    /writing that down. Thanks!



    heh
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    Wow, thanks. I was walking my bike out of the...

    Wow, thanks. I was walking my bike out of the garage with my son [who was visiting] watching me and he was just smiling and shaking his head while I had to push hard to move it. I felt rediculous. I...
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    And see, as someone brand new to the bike riding...

    And see, as someone brand new to the bike riding thing, I thought all that you mentioned above was something I had to overcome. But it was not me...it was the bike. H told me all I needed was more...
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    Oh, I've been doing that for awhile. :)

    Oh, I've been doing that for awhile. :)
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    Umm...I'm not sure I want to go the scooter...

    Umm...I'm not sure I want to go the scooter route. I could handle the VLX and never laid it down. But it was not a ride that gave me much confidence due to how it fit and felt. As a matter of fact,...
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    Thanks. I like that analagy. My son recently...

    Thanks. I like that analagy. My son recently purchased a Lotus Elise, which was super fun to ride in. So I can kinda relate to that. It's small, light, and a quick lil car. :>
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    Why? I've riden a Rebel in BRC, but I don't...

    Why? I've riden a Rebel in BRC, but I don't remember the foot pegs being a problem.
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    Thanks. Now I don't feel so inept. :>

    Thanks. Now I don't feel so inept. :>
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    I am writing these suggestions down and will go...

    I am writing these suggestions down and will go sit on them. I'll keep y'all posted. =)
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    I purchased the VLX in October of 2004 and rode...

    I purchased the VLX in October of 2004 and rode it in parking lots putting over 300 miles of practice on the the bike. I took it out on the street nearby a few times before I took the BRC through...
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    There was one time riding that H decided to make...

    There was one time riding that H decided to make a quick move in a direction not pre-approved by me before the ride [ahem]. It caught me unawares and I decided not to follow him. I found myself alone...
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    Awesome tip! I will definately file that away...

    Awesome tip! I will definately file that away with FINECC, SLLR, and all the rest. Thanks so much!
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    There are ladies riding groups I could join......

    There are ladies riding groups I could join... but, I'm kinda shy about that. My H has a HD Sportster, which got me into riding in the first place since it was so uncomfortable for me to be a...
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    /giggle...

    /giggle...
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    Now why didn't I think of that? Thanks!

    Now why didn't I think of that? Thanks!
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    Interpreting bike specs

    Is there somewhere I can go to that defines what each item on a bike spec means?
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    Saying goodbye....to my bike

    I am now without a bike. My husband will deliver 'Viki' to the buyer tomorrow [Honda Shadow VLX 600]. I guess after two years of barely riding [1800 miles] I may have figured out why this impressive...
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    Downsizing

    Has anyone downsized? If so, what did you down size from and to? Why?
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    Solo Seat

    Does anyone know of a web site that seals solo seats that push you up closer to the handlebars?

    Thanks! :D
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    And why OH WHY would you wear a fake braided tail...

    And why OH WHY would you wear a fake braided tail attached to the back of your beanie? Blech. I put that right up there with nasty comb-overs.
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