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Three wheels??!! What? Are you some kind of communist?
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If there's no other way, maybe. Better than downsizing.
 

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I started riding at 59 yrs old. Honda Aero 1100. A year later got my CCT. Developed sciatica in my left leg that caused numbness and I dropped the bike at stops a few times. Got a trike kit installed and all is good in my world. I鈥檓 pushing 71 now. I do miss leaning into curves, though.
 

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First bike I saw, and was told about was my Dads 36 Knuckle. It was a picture of it tied down on a barge, which was one of four my old man tied together and push fron the New York City area to Lockport NY, transporting oil. I was single digits. Tried to make my "Stingray" look like it. Started riding (legally) 1968, on friends bikes (this does not count the "RIVERSIDE" moped we would"borrow" and ride around the neighborhood. Will be 70 this Dec. If I can't hold it up at stop lights - I'll hang a chair on it. My plate says "NO CAGE" could not survive without a bike, have taken four over 100K ( this doen't count the miles I've riden on others). My first solo ride was on my dads - not sure of the year (1973 I think) FLH 1200. I am riding bike number 5 of my own now, 14 Cross Country 8 ball plus added "stuff" to it. has abou 40K on it. my moto " Some people OWN MOTORCYCLES - Some people Ride them! Do not know if I am a "BIKER" I think I am but depends on what that words means to each reading this.
 

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First bike I saw, and was told about was my Dads 36 Knuckle. It was a picture of it tied down on a barge, which was one of four my old man tied together and push fron the New York City area to Lockport NY, transporting oil. I was single digits. Tried to make my "Stingray" look like it. Started riding (legally) 1968, on friends bikes (this does not count the "RIVERSIDE" moped we would"borrow" and ride around the neighborhood. Will be 70 this Dec. If I can't hold it up at stop lights - I'll hang a chair on it. My plate says "NO CAGE" could not survive without a bike, have taken four over 100K ( this doen't count the miles I've riden on others). My first solo ride was on my dads - not sure of the year (1973 I think) FLH 1200. I am riding bike number 5 of my own now, 14 Cross Country 8 ball plus added "stuff" to it. has abou 40K on it. my moto " Some people OWN MOTORCYCLES - Some people Ride them! Do not know if I am a "BIKER" I think I am but depends on what that words means to each reading this.
When Easy Rider magazine came out;
1. I wouldn't have a copy in my house.
2. I made sure to let everyone know I wasn't a "biker", I am a motorcycle enthusiast.
 

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65 here and riding since 15
You ain't 65 or that's a damn old picture of you. LOL
Still laugh when I think about your day to the Ford race and Led Zeppelin concert. At least it was a day that made a good ole story and memories that will live forever. BTW, was the concert worth the listening?
 

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Three wheels??!! What? Are you some kind of communist?
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If there's no other way, maybe. Better than downsizing.
Beats the hell out of giving up riding.
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This is NOT my bike but if it ever came to that I would consider a Victory Trike.
 

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You ain't 65 or that's a damn old picture of you. LOL
Still laugh when I think about your day to the Ford race and Led Zeppelin concert. At least it was a day that made a good ole story and memories that will live forever. BTW, was the concert worth the listening?
Ok for a start I was born in 1957, do your maths.
Pic ain't that old, maybe the spray painting mask I'm wearing makes me look younger?.......
I actually looked older in my late 30s than I look now due to my excessive lifestyle back then.
And I do mean excessive!
I stopped drinking and drugs at age 40 and have been getting younger ever since!
The "Ford race" you refer to?
If it's my horrific experience on the All Ford Day then it's an experience I certainly wasn't laughing about.
Led Zeppelin, although I'm possibly their greatest fan ,I've never seen them live....
 

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Ok for a start I was born in 1957, do your maths.
Pic ain't that old, maybe the spray painting mask I'm wearing makes me look younger?.......
I actually looked older in my late 30s than I look now due to my excessive lifestyle back then.
And I do mean excessive!
I stopped drinking and drugs at age 40 and have been getting younger ever since!
The "Ford race" you refer to?
If it's my horrific experience on the All Ford Day then it's an experience I certainly wasn't laughing about.
Led Zeppelin, although I'm possibly their greatest fan ,I've never seen them live....
Your adjusted lifestyle is doing you well, you don't look that old behind the respirator.
I'm sure you weren't exactly laughing during all your troubles on the All Ford Day but the way you wrote it was a good laugh. Didn't you see the female Led Zeppelin band in concert after the All Ford Day? Big fan of Led Zeppelin myself, a little led for ya head. LOL
 
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I went straight to bed after the All Ford Day fiasco...
I must admit my storytelling can be a tad humorous, it's my method of turning a bad situation around I suppose.....

The trouble with typed communication is , I find the readers or writers current relevant headspace can possibly intrude on what's being written or read.
I'm guilty of that, I know...
I guess others may be too.....

errrrr Lez Zeppelin, yeah a female cover band , Lez...get it?
Some punters down the front which was where I wound up during the evening thought they were gonna see some Lez acts performed as well.
It did look close at times and there were mumblings of "show us yer tits!".....but hey it's Led Zeppelin fans after all.

Anyway this ain't getting my primary gasket changed...
 
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Mid-30s right now, started on two wheels doing BMX since age 4, at 13 rebuilt a moped with the help of an uncle and have never stopped owning every kind of two wheels machine out there. I do believe the younger guys aren't into motorcycles as much as they used to, but there is a strong market for it still. Indian is doing great with the FTR, and Harley with the Sportster S, which are appealing to a younger demographic
 

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Started at 8yrs old with a Rupp mini bike, then worked my way through dirt bikes, crotch rockets, cruisers and now my Vision Tour at 49yrs old. Love the Vision and it鈥檚 versatility. Running trunkless and grabbing throttle quite often to hear the roar of my Ragin Cajun exhaust and the rush from the VM1 cams.
 

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First bike I saw, and was told about was my Dads 36 Knuckle. It was a picture of it tied down on a barge, which was one of four my old man tied together and push fron the New York City area to Lockport NY, transporting oil. I was single digits. Tried to make my "Stingray" look like it. Started riding (legally) 1968, on friends bikes (this does not count the "RIVERSIDE" moped we would"borrow" and ride around the neighborhood. Will be 70 this Dec. If I can't hold it up at stop lights - I'll hang a chair on it. My plate says "NO CAGE" could not survive without a bike, have taken four over 100K ( this doen't count the miles I've riden on others). My first solo ride was on my dads - not sure of the year (1973 I think) FLH 1200. I am riding bike number 5 of my own now, 14 Cross Country 8 ball plus added "stuff" to it. has abou 40K on it. my moto " Some people OWN MOTORCYCLES - Some people Ride them! Do not know if I am a "BIKER" I think I am but depends on what that words means to each reading this.
Wow first year of the knucklehead pretty cool
 

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Started when I was two or three years old sitting on the gas tank of my dads bike. He鈥檇 ride up and down the ally at grandma鈥檚 house. That was all it took to create a little motorcyclist. Four decades later I鈥檝e got two of my own Victory bikes in the garage, and trying to figure out how to get a third. Pretty sure I鈥檝e gotten one of my buddy鈥檚 sons hooked on bikes.

This was the day of his 6th Birthday and first wheelie on a motorcycle. (don鈥檛 tell his mom that last bit) he absolutely loved it.

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He keeps asking his dad to get a motorcycle, but at some point I think I鈥檓 just going to have to buy a mini bike and forget it in their garage.
 
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