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Bolingrook, IL Motorcyclist h0ndaryd3rs

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Member for: 8 years, 259 days
  • Road Rep: 10 points
  • Home Base: Bolingrook, IL
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  • Last Seen: 1435 days ago.

What's in my Garage? 2008 Honda ST1300 and 2010 Honda ST1300

Hi we’re the Stewarts,

The missus and I have been riding motorcycles only since 2010. We bought our first bikes about a “New York” minute after our sons graduated high school.

We took the University of Illinois Motorcycle Riders Program course in Joliet, Illinois. I’d highly recommend it for those with “loved ones” who’d like to learn. The course is virtually free, (a $20.00 registration fee that is returned to you upon course completion.) The course qualified us to ride 125cc bikes in a parking lot (LOL).

Since then I have owned a 2006 Yamaha V-Star 650 Custom, a 2009 Honda VTX 1300C (“The Crimson Cobra”) and currently ride a 2008 Honda ST1300. I rode over 8K miles on the V-Star, 27K miles on the VTX and current have roughly 4200 miles on the ST. All of my bikes, coincidentally, have been Crimson Red.

The wife started with a 2005 Honda Shadow (600cc), then a 2010 Honda Shadow Phantom (750cc) (“The Black Pearl”), next a 2007 Yamaha Royal Star (1300cc) and currently rides a 2010 Honda ST1300 (“The STeed”). Except for the first bike, which was white; all of her bikes have been Black. She also has logged about 3600 more mile than me, as she made a club trip to Key West that I wasn’t able to make.

We’ve managed to find some very interesting places to ride in Illinois, what with it being all flat and everything, but we’ve also managed to hit some of highly touted roads such as the “Blackjack Road”, “Tail of the Dragon”, “Moonshiner’s Run”, “Blue Ridge Parkway”, “Tunnel of Trees”, “Cherohala Skyway”, Ohio’s “Triple Nickel” (Route 555), and “The Devil’s Triangle” just to name a few.

All in all, I think we’ll stick with this “hobby” until we’re very old. Then we’ll get us a pair of trikes and keep on riding.

h0ndaryd3rs has been a member of our motorcycle community for 8 years, 259 days. h0ndaryd3rs's home location for riding is Bolingrook, IL. Since becoming a member, h0ndaryd3rs has racked up 10 road reputation points!

Comments for h0ndaryd3rs

Boodad says:

Nice to read about you and yours -- quite the riders!
Thu Sep 3, 2015 at 6:36 PM


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