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Discussion in 'Welcome Lounge' at netrider.net.au started by Rahrox, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. Hello everyone,



    My name is Sarah (Rah please). I am currently on my L's. At the moment i ride a pretty banged up Sukuzi GN 250cc, but I have a lovely new shiny 2005 Virago :grin: for when I get my confidence up!

    My Hubbie rides a VFR and he is partly the reason I got my L's. I thought it would be good if we could dump the kids at my parents and ride off into the sunset for a naughty night away :wink: :wink: .

    My problem is that i am shit scared of coming off. I would really like to get some tips and possibly some who lives on this of Melbourne to ride with me occasionly. I am slowly getting better but with little kids it hard to get out for a ride and practise.

    Please can someone help me.
    Look forward to meeting you all.

    Cheers
    Rah
     
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  2. Hi and welcome,

    I live in Kyneton, so not far away, and am usually available for a ride on the weekends if you want. Also on my L's.... working on getting the P's.
     
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  3. Hi rah and welcome to NR.
    My advice is DONT be scared. It's like looking through a corner to where you want to go not where you are. Remember from your "L's".

    Being scared is a recipe for crashing. Being cautious is fine though.

    Hope someone from yourside can help.
     
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  4. Hi Rah,

    Welcome aboard, I often ride out your way, BM, Gisborne, Mt Macedon etc, am always happy to have some company.
     
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  5. Hi Rah, welcome to NR.

    There are lots of confidence-boosting Netrider buds that will help build up your confidence ~ just use them up, they like that :wink:

    Good luck with your riding :grin:
     
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  6. hi rah, sorry, can't ride with you but like you i'm workin on getting the nerves in train.....i've found that even quick little 5 minute rides are helping me - and counting every tiny little step as an achievement.....one of my hassles has been mentally getting myself out of my own driveway :shock: but the 5 minute rides have helped no end....and i celebrate every time i just gear up and go.....(chocolate makes a nice little gift to myself.... :grin: )

    enjoy the forum, the people here have been the best confidence-builders i could have found.
     
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  7. Hi Rah

    Welcome to Netrider
    I know exactly what you are going through and alot of others will as well

    if we can organise a get together for the westies we can head off on short rides
    I would be happy to head on down your way on a weekend

    Tracey
     
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  8. Hi
    Thank you for the welcome.
    I am slowly getting used to riding, I try to get out most weekends. Although last weekend did not get out but Hubby was teaching me how to pick the bike up IF i drop it. I did not think I could do it but I did :grin: . It was a big confidence boost.

    Drew - Thanks for your offer maybe when I get a bit more confident.
    Hopper - Thank you too for your offer, if you ever come back out here maybe you and my Hubbie could go for a ride together.
    Tracey - It would great to get together as I don't many other female riders only male ones :roll: .

    Thanks again for looking

    Rah
     
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  9. Hello! :wink:

    edit : welcome...
     
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  10. Hello, welcome aboard :)
     
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