SCRC Loudoun VA Featured Member - June, 2009

Name:   Kristi Baeseman

Nickname:   TheWife

Marital Status:  Married, technically.

Location:  Leesburg, VA

Hometown:  Pittsburgh Area (Connellsville) Steeler Country

Children:  Not that I know of

Age:  29 for the third time in a few months.

Occupation:  Professional babysitter, I mean music teacher.

Current motorcycle(s):  Weinerhead's Wide Glide with a not so wide passenger seat.

How did you hear about the SCRC and when did you join?
Weinerhead made me do it.

How long have you been riding?
I've been riding pillion 2 years.

Have you ever taken a motorcycle safety course?
No - I have to get one of those backwards trikes first.

What was your first bike?
Huffy with training wheels.

How many bikes have you owned?
The lawyer tells me I own half of it.

Why do you ride?
It shuts the husband up - Oh, and free food.

Have you ridden with an organized group before?

What modifications have you done to your bike?
I paid for a lot of the things on the bike that could have bought an Electroglide by now.

What accessories do you want to add to your bike?
A big fat pillion pad.

What is your dream bike?
Electroglide, Goldwing, Venture - anything with a big fat pillion pad.

What kind of riding do you like to do — straight-aways or twisties?
Twisties make it hard to take pictures - so I guess straightaways.

If you have a nickname, how did you get it? Tell the truth!
I said "I do".

What is your favorite riding route?
Anything with a meal at the end of it.

Do you ride your bike to work?
The day I can pedal for 40 miles, I'll let you know.

What is the fastest you’ve ridden?
20 mph downhill!

What is your favorite time of year to ride?
70 degrees - no hotter or colder - Oh wait - there is no season like that in Northern Virginia.

Have you ever been down? If so, how were you hurt and what did you learn from the incident?
Armor all - Need I say more?

Have you ever done an "Iron Butt" ride?
Anything longer than an hour without a stop with an 8 inch pillion pad is an iron butt.

If not, what is the furthest you’ve ridden?
I've done a few iron butts in the same day.

What was the worst weather in which you’ve ridden?
100 degrees in the shade. My teeth were sweating.

Do you know how to work on your bike?

What is your favorite road song?
Oh Wah ah ah ah "Down with the Sickness".

What was your most adventurous ride?
Armor All

What rallies or events do you like to attend?
Monthly meeting, New Year's party, Christmahanakwanzaka party at On Time's.

Is there someone who rides "two-up" with you?
I am the up of 2 up.

Off the cuff from...TheWife
I drank 17 Dr. Peppers and I gotta pee! And that's all I have to say about that.