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Bikers w/ Diabetes

This group is for Motorcycle riders. Any kind. Looking to share ideas on dealing with Diabetes on the road. From food to carrying supplies. Any discussion is welcome. Ride On and Ride Safe.

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Let us see your bike(s)!!

Started by Dman. Last reply by Parrformance Jul 15, 2012. 42 Replies

hard core

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Winter Blues? Try Ice Bike Riding

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Comment by Sportster on February 27, 2011 at 1:34pm
That's a good idea Mikey!
Comment by MikeyType1 on February 27, 2011 at 10:52am
Sportster- If you want a decal like that, I would buy some vinyl sticker sheet at the craft store for a couple bucks and cut out the circle the size you want. I was thinking of doing the same thing.
Comment by Jackie Warren Demijohn on February 27, 2011 at 9:44am
Welcom Marion. I too have a 2005 RoadKing EFI Police Bike. FatCatAnna and I have been discussing a possible moto trip through the Smokey Mts perhaps this Fall. Anyone interested in a "Person w/ Diabetes Moto Trip"? I've been riding my own bikes for our 40 years . And I have done this while coping with T-1 Diabetes. It is possible, even on cross country trips. So rock on and happy trails, Jax
Comment by Sportster on February 27, 2011 at 7:27am
Wow...nice graphics! I'd like to put something like a blue circle on my bikes windshield. Any idea where I can find a sticker?
Comment by MikeyType1 on February 26, 2011 at 6:28pm
I thought you guys might like this...Note the graphics on the motorcycle!
Comment by Marion Wells Rodgers on February 15, 2011 at 10:05pm
I joined the group because I ride with my husband and he is always worried about me being type 1 and going on long trips. I usually carry extra supplies and so far haven't had any issues. We have a 2005 Road King.
Comment by Anneke de Groot on February 2, 2011 at 11:36pm
Hi Sportster I mean we ride in 30 degrees C. So thats quite warm instead of cold
Comment by Sportster on February 2, 2011 at 10:43am
Welcome Anneke! Wow...you must be one tough cookie to ride in 30 degree weather!!! LOL
I won't ride unless it's in the 40's.
Comment by Jackie Warren Demijohn on February 2, 2011 at 10:04am
Welcom Anneke and Happy Trails. Jax
Comment by Anneke de Groot on January 31, 2011 at 8:07pm
Hi everyone my name is Anneke and I have just joined this group. We have a 2009 Suzuki Boulevard [M109} .As we live in Tasmania {Aus} we are right into our summer riding season. We do ride all year round though just add extra layers in the winter months.Went out for a ride last Sunday and the temp. was 30 a bit too warm with all the riding gear on but still good.
 

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