The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM®
 

Go Back   The Sportster and Buell Motorcycle Forum - The XLFORUM® > SPORTSTER MOTORCYCLE & BUELL MOTORCYCLE FORUM - GENERAL DISCUSSION > Riding with disability
XLF Blogs XLF Arcade XLF Disclaimer/Privacy Statement/Terms Of Use

Riding with disability Discussions on how to ride with minor or major disabilities.

Active Threads
0 newbie
Last Post: Kingrabbit
Posted On: 1 Minute Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 52
0 Compression Tester Differences
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 7 Minutes Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 578
0 hello and help!
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 20 Minutes Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 430
0 This is gonna hurt.
Last Post: Graywolf
Posted On: 24 Minutes Ago
Replies: 7,763
Views: 1,548,917
0 67 to 70 cam cover and sprocket cover.
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 24 Minutes Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 20
0 MPG HONESTLY, what do you get?
Last Post: koolbreeze
Posted On: 33 Minutes Ago
Replies: 576
Views: 75,222
0 Tired of hearing the Sportster is a girls bike (The one and only Girly Bike Thread)
Last Post: bimbo
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 3,925
Views: 766,006
0 HAMMERING the Columbia!
Last Post: Turbo Sporty 48
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 54
Views: 10,568
0 Sportster runs only on choke
Last Post: v3ko123
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 11
0 Help with my 2007 883R and Cobra 909 exhaust
Last Post: Glamazon
Posted On: 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 23
0 Do Loud Pipes in fact save lives?
Last Post: Hellbent_4
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,555
Views: 272,068
0 battery drain
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 33
0 Ignition coil rating ?
Last Post: IXL2Relax
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 35
5 What Color Helmet is Most Noticable?
Last Post: ParrotHead
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 56
Views: 8,642
0 Headlight - What are you using ? - '74 XLH
Last Post: ryder rick
Posted On: 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 49
0 Crusty's Travels
Last Post: kkbii
Posted On: 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 2,405
Views: 312,286
0 Happy Birthday Joebobber
Last Post: joes95bobber
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 193
0 2003 XLH Battery install help
Last Post: John Harper
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 370
0 Breather in cam cover 1985
Last Post: 60Gunner
Posted On: 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 168
0 What did you do for your sporty Today?
Last Post: Bow only
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 6,349
Views: 816,167
0 Poll: Do you change tires yourself?
Last Post: Tomcatt
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 124
Views: 30,327
0 Do people notice your bike?
Last Post: 83XLX
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,202
Views: 324,624
0 Hottie of the day, no nudity.
Last Post: trainman
Posted On: 5 Hours Ago
Replies: 13,857
Views: 1,280,692
0 New to us
Last Post: juzyHD
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 136
0 What did you do to your EFI Sporty today?
Last Post: ParrotHead
Posted On: 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 3,937
Views: 755,231
11 Ss carburetor
Last Post: doodah man
Posted On: 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 100
0 Battery Voltage Question
Last Post: canoli
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 119
0 Official XL Forum Random Image Thread (NO NUDITY!)
Last Post: Stairman
Posted On: 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 44,986
Views: 7,086,383
0 Happy Birthday Crusty!!!
Last Post: Folkie
Posted On: 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 101
More...
Members Birthdays
DaddyJay, sixshooter (72), cartoad2001 (70), Dirty Ernie (64), ncpickman (58), bri1200c (56), pquirk (53), GOTWA (50), gremlinsteve (50), lbowles2 (48), Guess (40), rnaway22es, landon283 (31)
Sponsored Links
Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 25th March 2018
5lv's Avatar
5lv 5lv is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 7
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200 custom
Sportster/Buell Year: 2000
Other Motorcycle Model: Yamaha Vmax, FZ1
Other Motorcycle Year: 1985
Reputation: 8936
5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light5lv is a glorious beacon of light
Default

A little late to the party here, but I have been on warfarin for close to 20 years(pulmonary embolism). I don't know how much one is at risk of bleeding out if injured, but after a crash, the ER doc told me that the real danger is bleeding on the brain if you bang your head even moderately. With or without a helmet.

I still ride, but pay attention a bit more now.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 25th March 2018
ChinCactus's Avatar
ChinCactus ChinCactus is offline
Senior Master Custom Bike Builder
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Webster, NY
Posts: 3,915
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 883/1200 Hugger
Sportster/Buell Year: 1995
Sportster/Buell Model #2: 11 RK
Other Motorcycle Model: 72 Triumph Daytona
Reputation: 2448860
ChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond reputeChinCactus has a reputation beyond repute
Default

We live the life we love and love the life we live!
__________________
...Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right...~Robert Hunter/Jerry Garcia
(In honor of Ruby Red "Beebe")
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 22nd April 2018
bustert's Avatar
bustert bustert is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 9,525
Sportster/Buell Model: 1200s
Sportster/Buell Year: 2001
Sportster/Buell Model #2: xlch
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1974
Reputation: 2711104
bustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond reputebustert has a reputation beyond repute
Default

hard to be safe with idiot cagers around, almost got it today by a new ford truck.
last dec i had 3 stints put in and on 4 meds at least for a year with the new type of stint and then i will get off of them, first time ever having medical issues.
i will say this, i did cut myself shaving and bled like a stuck hog for 2 hours. i tried everything from direct pressure to duct tape, no dice. i finally used a hair dryer and super glue to clot it. does it stop me, well to be honest, nope.
if you enjoy riding, hard not too, just have to cut back (yea, right?) anywho i try to be extra careful especially in the shop as any nick is a trip to the nurse in the house and there i get a heavy dose of medicine and yep, it ain't pills, that i can handle.
so ride with care and carry a bottle of super glue!
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 22nd June 2018
Crusty Crusty is offline
XL FORUM TEAM MEMBER
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Cheviot, OH
Posts: 1,492
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200 R
Sportster/Buell Year: 2005
Sportster/Buell Model #2: XLH 1000
Sportster/Buell Year #2: 1978
Other Motorcycle Model: XLCH
Other Motorcycle Year: 1979
Reputation: 2337516
Crusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond reputeCrusty has a reputation beyond repute
Default

In 2012, I had my Aortic valve replaced with a Carbon and Stainless mechanical valve and I've been taking Warfarin ever since. In 2015, I retired from work, gave up my apartment and lived on the road for the next year and a half. I now live in Cincinnati and I don't own a car. My Roadster is my transportation. I wear reasonable gear; A helmet, jacket and gloves and riding pants when the weather is cold. Like others have said, I'm going to ride until my time is up. I refuse to sit quietly and wait for death to come get me.
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 3rd November 2018
Bama Lee XLC's Avatar
Bama Lee XLC Bama Lee XLC is offline
Biker
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: N.E.Alabama
Posts: 93
Sportster/Buell Model: XL 1200 C
Sportster/Buell Year: 2002
Reputation: 309375
Bama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond reputeBama Lee XLC has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Plavix here too......7 stents.......C4-5-6 neck fusion
between my t-spine, lumbar, and sachral areas I have a total of 6 discs missing a.k.a. bone on bone....never had surgery on my back......
I ride almost every day, and work a heavy labor job 7 nights of every 14.

i'll stop riding when I die............
__________________
'02 XL1200C Customed out by previous owner.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



Sponsored Links
All times are GMT +1. The time now is 19:46.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XL Forum® - Linson Media LLC