Readers and their Rides

Gina Robinson and Her 2001 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

Written by  February 29, 2008

CC: Gina, what is your occupation?
Gina: I’m a housewife.

CC: Do you have any hobbies other than motorcycling?
Gina: Yes, I also enjoy shopping and fishing.

CC: Gina, why do you ride?
Gina:Because it’s hella fun! It started when I met my husband. He was always in the basement while I was always in the kitchen. I just wanted more time together. Then I fell in love with it

CC: How long have you been riding?
Gina: I’ve b een riding almost six years.

CC: What was your first bike?
Gina: My first bike was a 2002 Harley-Davidson Sportster Hugger.

CC: How many bikes have you owned?
Gina: I’ve owned three. The Sportster, a 1996 Super Glide, and my 2001 Fat Boy.

CC: How many bikes do you currently own?
Gina: Just my Fat Boy.

CC: What do you like most about your Fat Boy?
Gina:It’s reliable and has never broken down.

CC: What is your dream bike?
Gina:I have my dream bike. It’s the color I want. I’m good.

CC: What is your most memorable riding experience?
Gina: When I was on Highway 57 in Kansas with my best friend and we were breakin’ 100 mph. We would go fast, then slow down and go fast again. Just when our group caught up with us, we would take off; but, we wouldn’t want to go too far because it was a country road. It was fun though.

CC: What is your least memorable riding experience?
Gina: Riding to a bike show in Emporia, Kansas. It was so cold I was crying and shaking all over.

CC: To what motorcycle clubs or organizations do you belong?
Gina: Harley Owners Group (H.O.G) and Freedom of Road Riders (FORR).

CC: What motorcycle rallies & events have you attended, and which is your favorite?
Gina: I like the Homecoming Freedom of the Road Riders most, because there’s partying, naked people, and music.

CC: Do you have a favorite bike night hangout?
Gina: Yes. I like Stables because it’s close to home.

CC: How many tattoos do you have, and which is your favorite?
Gina: I have three. I have one on my left breast, a tramp stamp, and one on my right shoulder blade . I like my tramp stamp the most because it’s the newest.

CC: Who is your favorite tattoo artist?
Gina: Dustin at Freaks on Broadway because he’s my daughter’s boyfriend’s friend.

CC: Do you prefer riding in a group or by yourself?
Gina: In a group because it’s fun. I’m a social butterfly.

CC: Who are some of your closest riding buddies?
Gina: My husband Butch, Charlie Duncan, Becky Robinson, Mike Lowry, Rick & Marcia Valdez, and Dell & Joanne High.

CC: Anything else you’d like to share with our readers?
Gina: Watch out! Here I come!
Interview by Lucy Stiles