I write a column very similar to this on HDforums.com but that is very HD centric as you can imagine. Todays Lady Rider chose a different path for her two wheeled adventures and we at 2WAAM think that is exactly how life should be.
WC: Will you share you name with our reader?
WC: How many years have you been riding?
JO: 5 years
WC: What got you started?
JO: My husband and I took the Motor Cycle Safety course at PG Community College. I only took the course with him to better understand it so I would not be so fearful about him riding. I had no intention of getting my license but it turned out I loved it as much as he did and insisted on getting my own bike.
WC: What is it that keeps you riding?
JO: I love it. It is meditation in motion and helps me practice being in the present moment.
WC: What would you do differently?
JO: Have time to take more courses to improve my skills.
Let’s talk a bit about that bike of yours.
WC: What do you ride?
JO: 2010 BMW F650 GS
WC: Any modifications?
JO: A cushion on the seat.
WC: Why did you chose a F650 GS?
JO: It is an Enduro bike, which means it is good off road as well as on road. I figured since I was new at this the possibility of going off ride by “accident” was high. So I wanted a bike that could handle that “just in case”
WC: What would you change if you were doing it again?
JO: Nothing. When I overshot a turn by “accident” the bike had very little damage. The bike helped me through an unfinished road when I went cross country with the group. My bike made it without falling because of the design.
We couldn’t agree more with the voice of a 650GS as a bike for anyone who wants to go anywhere. Tell us your thoughts about the bike and the column in the comments!