I am new to this forum and to forums in general. Would like to hear from other owners and/or riders in the Chicago area who would be interested in rides or advice. I own a red manual trans AT, but have not added any protective gear, accessories yet. I have been reading posts on this forum site for last 6 months, so I have some ideas of what I need to add. But, as I said, I am looking for local help/advice. And for opportunities to join up for riding.