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Old 11-23-2009, 09:37 AM   #1
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My New Bike

Hey Ya'll !

I've been riding for decades, and I've been hesitant to get a complicated modern motorcycle. Most of my machines have been old H-D's, Honda 750 4's, and a 2001 Royal Enfield Bullet 500 for the last 8 years. But I've been wanting to get back in to some serious riding my Bullet isn't capable of, and I've been trying to figure out what I wanted.
Well, I've concitered the Kawasaki Versys, and the Suzuki 650 V-strom. But I got a deal I couldn't refuse. My wrench took in an 01 Suzuki Bandit 1200S to do some work on, and he ended up having to do a lean sale on it because the idiot didn't pay the bill. So I just bought it for $ 900.00 ! Yes $ 900.00.
It has new tires, chain & sprockets, battery, was serviced completely, and the oil was changed. I'm taking it real easy on her after going from 22 HP to whatever this insane biatch puts out. I havn't even twisted her 6K RPM's yet (11K redline), and it feels increadable. OMG. It's almost a sexual expirence !
I'm setting her up for touring, and I've ordered Givi engine guards/top case & mount, MFW rider footpeg relocators, Laminar Touring Lip windshield, Fenda Extenda front fender extender, Holeshot rear wheel hugger, and Scott chain oiler sofar. But I'm not sure what seat to get. I had a Corbin on my last 92 Honda 750 Nighthawk, and I really didn't care for it. Anyone got any suggestions ?
OK, I'm going riding. Thank you in advance for any help you can give.
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Old 11-23-2009, 09:45 AM   #2
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Re: My New Bike

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OMG. It's almost a sexual expirence !
Now you know. Now you are hooked. Congrats! Outrageously great deal.
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Old 11-23-2009, 10:05 AM   #3
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Re: My New Bike

That is a smoking good deal! Fun bike too. I see you live in Bako...you gotta ride that thing west on hwy 58 ASAP.
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Old 11-23-2009, 10:35 AM   #4
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Re: My New Bike

Great bike and even better deal.. :
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Old 11-23-2009, 11:02 AM   #5
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congrats!
thats good bike with a fantastic deal
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Old 11-23-2009, 12:46 PM   #6
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So where's a picture of this sweet deal of yours? Would love to see it!! It sounds fantastic!!
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Old 11-23-2009, 01:04 PM   #7
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Re: My New Bike

Soon as my wife finds the coard to hook up my phone to the PC, and gets around to doing it. I'm totaly retarted when it comes to this PC stuff.
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Old 11-23-2009, 02:50 PM   #8
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OK, got those pictures up.
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Old 11-23-2009, 04:25 PM   #9
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here you go for those that don't know where to look...

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Old 11-23-2009, 04:33 PM   #10
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So Darryl, who's your wrench?
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