Me and My Aero

I'm Nicole, and I live and work in Southeast Michigan. I've been riding my own since 2010 (got my endorsement in July 2010), and my first bike is a 2006 candy red Honda Shadow Aero. I'm the third owner, but she had only 3,500 miles on her when I got her. Now she has more than 15,000. I don't ride to work every day — I'm not that hardcore. But I ride most days when it's over 60 degrees and not stormy. My commute is 30 miles each way. Funny thing: I ran into a friend a couple of years after not seeing her in a long time, and learned she'd bought the same model, same color, and got her endorsement the same year as me. But I ride mine a lot more than she does! I blog at