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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-27-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By riderchick
I've lived in DE for 5 years now -- not much to...

I've lived in DE for 5 years now -- not much to see here compared to the surrounding states. There's plenty of beach if you like the ocean, lots of good fishing holes, some dirt to ride on and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By riderchick
How's fishing in Moosehead Lake, ME region right now?

The boyfriend and I are planning a last minute vacation change for next week and thinking about renting a cabin on Moosehead Lake in Maine. Any locals been fishing yet this spring? How're they...
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 268,815
Posted By riderchick
Best ride report ever!

I am thoroughly enjoying your ride report - especially the audition stories. Seems little changes from student years and auditioning for regional/state orchestra/band to professional opportunities. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By riderchick
Heading to Maine

Will LC8 (formerly Willf650) and I are heading to Hampden, Maine for a week of fishing, relaxing and, well, lots more relaxing.

Any recommendations on restaurants or things to see/do in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 894
Posted By riderchick
My sister lives in Roanoke and we traveled down...

My sister lives in Roanoke and we traveled down there for Thanksgiving last November with riding in mind. Can't tell you about enduros or runs, but in terms of trail/dualsporting options there seemed...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,954,284
Posted By riderchick
Hi Scott

Just wanted to post a "HI" to Scott from Riderchick & Willf650. Will tried to get a hold of you this weekend for a ride at Reading Anthracite -- obviously you were not available - LOL

Have a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-18-2007, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,410
Posted By riderchick
I have a TW200 and am a total NOOB (in fact your...

I have a TW200 and am a total NOOB (in fact your wife is a step ahead of me, I signed up for the MSF class, finished the first day and got totally freaked out on day 2 and left early -- will try...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,766
Posted By riderchick
Whoo hoo

Whoo hoo. Congrats on the purchase. Looking forward to getting together to share noob stories soon.

Jennifer
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 26,766
Posted By riderchick
Hi Deb (and Eric)! As Willf650 said, I just...

Hi Deb (and Eric)!

As Willf650 said, I just bought a used TW200 and have started learning how to ride (I'm taking the MSF beginner course March 15, 17, 18). I'm not planning on doing roads around...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-08-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 957
Posted By riderchick
my 2cents

Pretty much in agreement with much of what has been said. You won't find land that cheap within an hour of Philly.

I looked at buying a house last year and found that you get more bang for your...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,579
Posted By riderchick
Riderchick's 2nd ride

Got lucky with another beautiful day in the middle of winter (very unusual for Northern Delaware). So Willf650 and I headed back to the canal for attempt #2 riding my TW200. This week's goal was to...
Forum: Regional forums 01-27-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 525,581
Posted By riderchick
Made it to 2nd & 3rd gear!

Got lucky with another beautiful day in the middle of winter (very unusual for Northern Delaware). So Willf650 and I headed back to the canal for attempt #2 riding my TW200. This week's goal was to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,579
Posted By riderchick
I'm sure it was pretty humorous to watch - of...

I'm sure it was pretty humorous to watch - of course I was concentrating so hard on riding I didn't really catch a look. Shadow, our dog, was probably laughing at the sight of my riding 1-2 mph and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,579
Posted By riderchick
Oh trust me, I know. Willf650 has 4 bikes to...

Oh trust me, I know. Willf650 has 4 bikes to meet all his needs already. I figured I had to get on board if I was ever going to see him outside of meal times! :rofl
Forum: Regional forums 01-21-2007, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 525,581
Posted By riderchick
Riderchick's first ride

Whoo hoo! I did it. We went out for my first riding lesson yesterday and I managed to stay on the bike the whole time - no falling. Here's a link to the ride report:
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,579
Posted By riderchick
Riderchick's First Ride

After a year of riding pillion (aka backseat driver) with Willf650, I was finally convinced to try riding a bike myself. My only experiences riding something other than car had been this past...
Forum: Regional forums 01-19-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 525,581
Posted By riderchick
The TW200 is pretty low (31 inch seat height) but...

The TW200 is pretty low (31 inch seat height) but I can still only tippy toe when sitting on it. It's got a really fat rear tire though, so balancing should be easier even if I can't fully touch the...
Forum: Regional forums 01-19-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 525,581
Posted By riderchick
I've been following along with Bonnie Abbzug's...

I've been following along with Bonnie Abbzug's first rides -- that's what pushed me over the wavering line to go ahead and get the bike. I'm a shorty too, so seeing another shorter woman have...
Forum: Regional forums 01-19-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 525,581
Posted By riderchick
Check on both. I was already ATGATT for the road...

Check on both. I was already ATGATT for the road and now I'm set for dirt too as the BF bought me gear in celebration of buying the bike.

Lucky me -- the person who does the course scheduling...
Forum: Regional forums 01-19-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 525,581
Posted By riderchick
I'm a girl and soon to be a rider!

Well, after months of reading the board as a backseat driver, I am now one step closer to being a "Woman Rider." We picked up my new, to me, 2005 Yamaha TW200 last weekend, got it registered & titled...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-18-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,463
Posted By riderchick
Laugh Wellsboro

Wellsboro is a lovely place to go -- cute town, lots of shops to browse in, the PA Grand Canyon to walk/hike/explore and some really nice roads too.

Willf650 & I stayed at a really nice Swedish...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2006, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By riderchick
Well come join us then (I'm Will's SO, by the...

Well come join us then (I'm Will's SO, by the way). I'm thinking we head up Friday morning and ride all day. I'll just tell the 'rents to plan for a later dinner out with the fam that night.
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 37,878
Posted By riderchick
Talking My pleasure guys -- glad to know my typing skills...

My pleasure guys -- glad to know my typing skills are good for something on the road. Have a great time!

Riderchick
aka Jennifer
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,273
Posted By riderchick
not giving up that easily

Hi all! We made it home after a wet 6 hour drive from Vermont. I'm not giving up on m/c trips yet (though I do like the idea of keeping the trips shorter next time around -- my ass hurts like hell...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,066
Posted By riderchick
Hmm, so not the answer I was hoping for, but...

Hmm, so not the answer I was hoping for, but c'est la vie. Guess I know what I'll be doing the next few nights -- adding in intermediate points and trying to get the same amount of drive time each...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,066
Posted By riderchick
Question Do you mean transferring the maps & waypoints...

Do you mean transferring the maps & waypoints first and then transferring the route? We did all three simultaneously during the transfer step.

Jennifer
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-30-2006, 04:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,066
Posted By riderchick
Bluhduh now totally confused

OK I'm now totally confused. I'm having some of the problems mentioned in the thread. I planned specific routes for an upcoming trip to Canada using Mapsource on my laptop. Yesterday we attempted to...
Forum: Canada 05-23-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By riderchick
Talking Delaware to Canada and back: 10 days and 2-up

Hi all -- I posted the thread below in the East forum thinking my fellow Americans would jump at the chance to give advice and come along for a ride on a leg, but alas not so much.

Willf650 & I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By riderchick
That's definitely do-able. It would be great to...

That's definitely do-able. It would be great to meet you -- Will's regaled me with stories and pictures of the rally, bummed I couldn't take part, but very happy to have been dry that weekend.
...
Forum: Regional forums 05-23-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 525,581
Posted By riderchick
Question What to bring, what to leave behind

OK ladies -- Noob needing advice here. I'm going on my first m/c vacation with my S/O heading from Wilmington, DE up to Canada and back with stops in PA, ON, QC, VT, NH, NY. We're riding 2-up (with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-23-2006, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By riderchick
Thanks -- I'll run by the bookstore this weekend...

Thanks -- I'll run by the bookstore this weekend and check it out.

Jenn
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By riderchick
Thanks for the suggestions. I just did draft one...

Thanks for the suggestions. I just did draft one of our route on CitySelect and have included Hwy 41 from Napanee crossing over to Ottawa and Rt 7 from Montpelier to rt 2 W to Albany.

Only 12...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By riderchick
Oh, we're definitely hotel-ing it. I think after...

Oh, we're definitely hotel-ing it. I think after a full day on the bike I'll not only need a nice bed, but a hot bath -- preferably in a hot tub....LOL.

Jennifer
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2006, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By riderchick
Seeking advice: Willf650 & Riderchick head to Canada 2-up

Willf650 will probably strangle me for posting this, but if I'm the one that has to plan our routes then :fitz on him (tee hee, just kidding, sorta:smooch).

So we're heading out from Wilmington...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By riderchick
ME & Canada

Well, to call what I've done so far "planning" would be a stretch -- atleast a stretch of my imagination. In an attempt to meet Will's need to just get up and go along with my need to plan every step...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2006, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By riderchick
maybe....

Just sent the thread link over to Will (aka Willf650). Sounds like fun to me, we'll see if he agrees. Though planning things that far out is not exactly his cup of tea...we're supposed to leave for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-01-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,285
Posted By riderchick
2 up, we're in

Willf650 & I would be up for a 2-up group ride! We're heading north to Maine & Canada June 3-10, but would be up for any other weekend in June or July. Just let us know when

Riderchick
aka...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2006, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By riderchick
byways

Give this website a try: www.byways.org (http://www.byways.org)

According to the bottom of the front page:

"This site is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and is managed by the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By riderchick
Thumb many happy memories from VA Beach

My family spent a week at VA Beach every summer when I was growing up. Some of my fondest memories of summer were staying at the Dolphin Run (at the end of the strip - rental condos) with my best...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-13-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,966
Posted By riderchick
How exciting, my cell's camera really does work,...

How exciting, my cell's camera really does work, now can I get this upload thing to work too? :D

Good thing for us Tom had plenty of cable on his locks for multiple coats & helmets. Would have...
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