Name: Jill Garity
Marital Status: Widowed
Hometown: Arlington, VA
Age: Still here.
Current motorcycle(s): Heritage Softail Classic
How did you hear about the SCRC and when did you join?
Joined in 2006 on the recommendation of a friend.
How long have you been riding?
Have you ever taken a motorcycle safety course?
Yes, when I first learned to ride.
What was your first bike?
How many bikes have you owned?
Why do you ride?
For the scenery, the company, the thrills, and because I can.
Have you ridden with an organized group before?
What modifications have you done to your bike?
It already had a few goodies when I bought it used and I haven't really changed it.
What accessories do you want to add to your bike?
Might be nice to have a GPS someday.
What is your dream bike?
Already have it.
What kind of riding do you like to do — straight-aways or twisties?
Anyone who knows me knows I love the twists. Straight aways are just a way of getting there...
If you have a nickname, how did you get it? Tell the truth!
Bestowed on me by the Fiery Redhead after a party.
What is your favorite riding route?
Anything with twists and not much traffic.
Do you ride your bike to work?
What is the fastest you’ve ridden?
I like technique more than speed. Probably haven't gone much over 80mph.
What is your favorite time of year to ride?
Have you ever been down? If so, how were you hurt and what did you learn from the incident?
Looking back at the first time I did this form in 2006 I see that I haven't learned very much. The bike still falls over occasionally when I'm not doing much and not paying attention. Fortunately resulting in nothing other than embarrassment.
Have you ever done an "Iron Butt" ride?
No, and since I don't have an iron butt I never will.
If not, what is the furthest you’ve ridden?
Maybe 400 miles in a day.
What was the worst weather in which you’ve ridden?
Hey, I'm an old lady. I don't ride in bad weather.
Do you know how to work on your bike?
What is your favorite road song?
Mostly classic rock.
What was your most adventurous ride?
Up and down a twisty, narrow gravel road with no guard rails and deep drop offs. It went on forever.
What rallies or events do you like to attend?
Ones that I can go to with the club.
Is there someone who rides "two-up" with you?
Only the angel that keeps me safe.
Off the cuff from...MissBehavin
I have had a blast riding with this club. I've laughed until tears ran down my face, and I've always felt safe. I really appreciate all the time and effort that goes into making everything run smoothly. It's been quite an adventure.