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Posted on Mon, Oct 03, 2005 14:27

Well Howdy !
yes it is the picture! It took me 3 days to warm up from the ride home,LMAO! I still see most of them and went on the 9/11 ground zero ride with some of them. Those are my NA riding buddies.
I punked out and relapsed on the smokes today...Had too much tension stress, with a death in the family...The overall quitting experience was not bad and it took the fear of trying to quit away!
I suppose that sounds like a wimp,,....but its what I did...



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Posted on Sun, Oct 02, 2005 19:37

Hey Treecutter!
nice to see you here! Laconia was fun even tho it was cold!!!Isnt that one of the pix I took for you when fluff & I were at that diner? Where's the rest of the boys? Are they being shy?
Sober's the only way for me too!Stay cool!

  


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Posted on Sun, Oct 02, 2005 07:11


treecutter write:
Yo Family,
Clean 4years,8 months... AND 17 days with no cigarettes!

And thats a real mutha!



that is great!!!!!! i stopped those cigarettes 17 yrs ago in july--and it is great to breathe
remember it is the same one day at a time--and sometimes one minute at a time



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Posted on Sat, Oct 01, 2005 23:10

Yo Family,
Clean 4years,8 months... AND 17 days with no cigarettes!

And thats a real mutha!



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Posted on Fri, Sep 30, 2005 14:13

Rides! That's wild. Sober club where drugs are o.k. Weird. Keep true!
Peace!
Leila



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Posted on Sun, Sep 25, 2005 07:47

I surf web site about SBU. I read it sound great. I like it! Also I member of EDB ( Eastern Deaf Biker ) recently. Becuase those are deaf biker in deaf club. They do welcome me. They understand that I am non-biker. They mention no matter what non-biker and biker. Smile. I am thinking about join SBU membership. Smile. Heheh

Chelle



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Posted on Thu, Sep 22, 2005 12:53

Indeed SoftailLeila is a welcome addition to Sober Bikers United!!!
Bad Boy
NYS Rep SBU
Chapter #3
Beyond Serenity



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Posted on Thu, Sep 15, 2005 17:11

Hey Chelle! Anything I can help you with let me know. And I just joined SBU. Cool group.
Peace.



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Posted on Mon, Sep 12, 2005 20:29

HI flstffitz

soberbikersunited? humm? sound cool.. Why don't it should set new group is "Sober bikers United of America" huh? like it?


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Coot thanks for the post. Clean & sober since 2/29/88. thats 4.25 or 17 yrs depending on how you deal with the leapyear stuf 8^). There is a dot org group called soberbikersunited you may want to punch up.
fitz



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Posted on Mon, Sep 12, 2005 20:25

hi HarleyGurl35

Really? She is deaf woman with her husband is interprter in motorcycle class? kewl!! God.. I wish I should go the motorcycle class with interpreter in NJ. But I didnt goes to the MV for write test and getting permit valid yet. I need study in that damn motorcycle manual book before going to write test. help! becuase i try understand little confused about clutch and shift in this book.

Chelle


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Chelle...contact the Harley dealerships Rider's Edge Director.

About a month ago, the Rider's Edge course had a 'woman only' class and I was invited (as a former student) to come talk about experiences, blah blah blah.

Anyway, another woman, I didn't know came to share her stories also. She brought her husband who was also her interpreter. Her name is Patricia.

Patricia can't hear or speak. It had been a life long dream to ride on her own. She was tired on being a backrest, as she put it.

About 2 years ago, she signed up for Rider's Edge, brought her husband, and THEN surprised them with her disabilities! The instructors had to decide what to do. They said THEY would not be responsible for taking away someones dream...so they pressed on with the class.

Patricia said she fell and fell and fell all weekend on the bike. She just kept getting up, sometimes crying, but was determined to do it. By the end of the weekend, she said the whole class was cheering her on, some with tears of happiness of their own for her.

She rides now, on her own, but only with her husband behind her. He made her some special mirrors so she could see damn near all the way around her. He said she is a much better rider than he, because she is so alert. Eyes darting from one side to the other constantly, keeping her eyes on those around her at all times. He said she has yet to drop her bike or have any sort of incident. Again, it's been about 2 years now.

Patricia is probably one of the most beautiful people I know. Her enthusiasm for riding is so contagious.

You can do it Chelle. It may take you longer, and it may be a little harder to grasp, but it can be done. It is a sight to behold to see Patricia take off on her bike. Looking all over, keeping her husband close behind, and a huge smile on her face.



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Posted on Mon, Sep 12, 2005 20:18

smile. I agree! Keep coming back!



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Posted on Sun, Sep 11, 2005 21:33

Chelle...contact the Harley dealerships Rider's Edge Director.

About a month ago, the Rider's Edge course had a 'woman only' class and I was invited (as a former student) to come talk about experiences, blah blah blah.

Anyway, another woman, I didn't know came to share her stories also. She brought her husband who was also her interpreter. Her name is Patricia.

Patricia can't hear or speak. It had been a life long dream to ride on her own. She was tired on being a backrest, as she put it.

About 2 years ago, she signed up for Rider's Edge, brought her husband, and THEN surprised them with her disabilities! The instructors had to decide what to do. They said THEY would not be responsible for taking away someones dream...so they pressed on with the class.

Patricia said she fell and fell and fell all weekend on the bike. She just kept getting up, sometimes crying, but was determined to do it. By the end of the weekend, she said the whole class was cheering her on, some with tears of happiness of their own for her.

She rides now, on her own, but only with her husband behind her. He made her some special mirrors so she could see damn near all the way around her. He said she is a much better rider than he, because she is so alert. Eyes darting from one side to the other constantly, keeping her eyes on those around her at all times. He said she has yet to drop her bike or have any sort of incident. Again, it's been about 2 years now.

Patricia is probably one of the most beautiful people I know. Her enthusiasm for riding is so contagious.

You can do it Chelle. It may take you longer, and it may be a little harder to grasp, but it can be done. It is a sight to behold to see Patricia take off on her bike. Looking all over, keeping her husband close behind, and a huge smile on her face.

  


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Posted on Sun, Sep 11, 2005 19:31

Okay. Who is going to step up to the plate on this one?
I'm too far away or I'd do it myself.
So who is taking this lady for a ride?
Maybe even let her drive, with you ridin passenger and able to take control, if it gets away from her.
Come on folks. Special request here.



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Posted on Sun, Sep 11, 2005 17:19

One day at A time. Smile. I have been my 10 yeasr sobreity. My memeber is Eastern Deaf Bikers of deaf group. Myself is deaf since birth. But honestly, I am non-biker. I always want to learn how to ride a motorcycle in my dream and join with them. I love riding a biker in my life. I wish someone who is willing to teach me how to ride a biker. Becuase I am Deaf. well.

Keep coming back!
Chelle




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There was a time I would do anything to get a buzz, I mean anything... Thinking back, it's a good thing I was never anywhere I had to drive to get back home. My Club does alot of charity runs. But it seems like such a waiste when one of the stops is at a bar. The group I ride with is mainly young and the rule is no drugs or booze. I'm more than happy with that. Outside of a beer or a glass of wine w/dinner I say I don't drink. Maybee in a year I have about 10 drinks. I could never drink when out with one of my bikes, surely never on the Ninja. So I guess, I could say I've been sober for about 28 yrs.
Chkn

  


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Posted on Tue, Aug 16, 2005 15:28


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Coot thanks for the post. Clean & sober since 2/29/88. thats 4.25 or 17 yrs depending on how you deal with the leapyear stuf 8^). There is a dot org group called soberbikersunited you may want to punch up.
fitz

Congratulations! I can imagine the difficult road travelled to be "free"! I'm verrrry impressed!

  


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Posted on Sun, Aug 14, 2005 21:47

Coot thanks for the post. Clean & sober since 2/29/88. thats 4.25 or 17 yrs depending on how you deal with the leapyear stuf 8^). There is a dot org group called soberbikersunited you may want to punch up.
fitz



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Posted on Sat, Aug 13, 2005 03:43

Clean and sober 15 years next month. I'm just glad I made it through all the years of trying to be something I didn't want to be. I like who I am today.



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Posted on Sat, Aug 06, 2005 14:50

you Go GF 12 years a long time 5 1/2 years here. Proud of all the SOBER ones on HERE

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Posted on Fri, Jul 29, 2005 07:21

I'm young and like drinking and having fun, but going by bike or car after a few beers is not my idea of fun!!!

Glad to see lots of sense on the road!!!



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Posted on Fri, Jul 29, 2005 05:45

Congrats folks...for all that you have learned, and the growth that has come your way. I wouldn't tell my children to "try" to jump off a cliff, and see if they can land on thier feet. Why would I encourage a friend to drink, then see if they can make it home ? To those of you that are doing this one day at a time...my respect. For those of you that are doing this when your going to be on the road...my respect.
From a long time ER nurse, and sober rider. Lets send up a little wish that more folks will learn, what we already know. Keep smiling... J