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A female rider from Denmark just joined the Forum today and was wondering how many other female riders are on the Forum.

Here's a dedicated thread in case any other female riders want to connect.

So, talk amongst yourselves...........
 

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Female rider from San Antonio, TX.

Purchased my blue R3 on Saturday, and I'm having it delivered tomorrow. I'm super excited finally get my very first motorcycle
I'm in San Antonio right now. At the Hyatt Regency near the Alamo. I don't get to ride my bike til the 25th. I hope you enjoy your bike!
 

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I would get my wife on here to post but unfortunately she's one of those people that don't take to message board forums.
 

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Female newbie rider here from Los Angeles. Just got my black/red R3 a month ago. Love it so far, but I definitely need more riding time. I'm looking for places to ride to in or near LA for newbies (i.e., not many cars or traffic).
 

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Female newbie rider here from Los Angeles. Just got my black/red R3 a month ago. Love it so far, but I definitely need more riding time. I'm looking for places to ride to in or near LA for newbies (i.e., not many cars or traffic).
L.A. is tough for rides. You really have to get out of town to escape traffic. All of these rides are easily doable for newbies. Just make sure you ride at your own pace, no matter how slow that is. If traffic presses you from behind, just find a place to pull over and let them go by.

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1.) Angeles Crest Highway (Hwy 2) out of La Canada all the way up to Wrightwood is a great one to ride. Avoid on weekends. It's busy with motorcyclists (many fast riders) on weekends, so weekdays would be best for a Newbie.

Lots of practice on turns, uphills and downhills (On the way back) and you can set your own pace. Great views, too.

2.) Highway 39 out of Glendora, up to Falling Springs. Same type road with less traffic.

3.) Big Tujunga Canyon Road out of Sunland.

4.) Little Tujunga Canyon Road if you're in the Valley

5.) Downtown? A short Griffith Observatory ride. Nosh at the top.

6.) Westside? Mulholland, and roads around and off of it, is always great but avoid on weekends when the racers/squids are out in full force.

7.) San Bernardino area? Hwy 18 up to Big Bear Lake.

Hope that helped. And, oh yeah, Welcome to the Forum!
 

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Rider from Denmark? Cool I lived there for 2 years, close to Aalborg

****.it's a small world

Jeg bor lige i midten af Aalborg by..

Also a female rider..

Well.. just saw you use to live there and not anymore.. sad ..:)

Where are you staying now?? Still in Denmark or?:)
 

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Anybody else sick of hearing "Is this your first bike?"

Sigh.

Can I help it that I learned to ride just when everything was getting bigger, and bigger, and bigger? I am SO over not being able to come to a stop on too steep of a hill. Loving my R3 so far - will love it more once I beef up the brakes and front end!
 

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Female rider, PA.
I ride an FZ-09, can't physically back it into a space, so I bought an R3 which I can actually move.
 

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Female rider here from Hayward, CA. :) I have the bike in raven and recently finished lowering it. I've been riding for about 2 1/2 years.
Out of curiosity (and for the benefit of others), I'd love to know what your solution was for lowering the rear of the bike...
 
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