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    So, this past week the hubby and I decided to upgrade our motorcycle. We shopped around and finally found what we wanted. We traded our 08 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Classic on a 07 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Classic. Brought her home on Tuesday. She is a beauty! Vivid Black, tons of chrome and only 1700 miles on her. We spent Tuesday night and Wednesday night waxing and polishing her up. Came with HD leather saddlebags but when we took them off to clean them we decided we liked the look of the bike without them so we're gonna keep them off unless we go on an extended road trip. Just going to get the windshield bag to carry small stuff.

    We've taken her out on the highway a couple times and she runs great. Wish there was more summer left but we have a couple more weeks, maybe 2 months or so before it gets too cold to ride.

    My dad, I miss him every day.

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    Life is too short to wear unsexy underwear.


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    There is no such thing as too cold to ride, unless there's snow and /or ice on the ground. Just bundle up more.
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    Cool, have fun with her

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    Believe me pics will be taken this weekend!!! Ducky, we already have our leathers and there will be snow on the ground before we put her up for the winter, lol. CB, glad to be in the family, finally, lol. We've been saving a while for this and looked at alot of bikes before we decided on this one. This one will last us forever. Had so few miles on it we still are breaking it in.

    My dad, I miss him every day.

    Originally Posted by Wolven
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    There is no such thing as too cold to ride, unless there's snow and /or ice on the ground. Just bundle up more.
    ......or move to a warmer climate.


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    I sold the Harley and went back to a sport bike.

    It wasn't what I wanted after all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    I sold the Harley and went back to a sport bike.

    It wasn't what I wanted after all.

    Ya gotta go with what is more comfortable for you. We had the Kawasaki but it just wasn't a Harley, even though it was a good imitation. Seriously if you aren't comfortable with what your riding you just never can relax and enjoy it.

    My dad, I miss him every day.

    Originally Posted by Wolven
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    I am a female!!!!! LMAO

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    And those that mind...don't matter

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    Congrats on the new to you bike. I ride a Kawasaki Vulcan Mean Streak 1600. Keep the shiny side up and the rubber side down.

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    That's awesome, mack! I'm working on going through the riding classes here to get my motorcycle endorsement. Of course, this will have to wait until after November. heh After that, I'm going to get a shiny new V-Star (it's the only bike my short little butt will fit on comfortably)...Enjoy your ride!!!!!
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    Does this bike have petals? Thats the only kind I know how to ride!
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    Congrats. Watch for the usual road hazards:

    1. cattle (known as 'slow elk' in some places)
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    Had a great ride this weekend. Left about 9am, came home about 3:30pm. Hit Rabbit Hash, KY, Markland Dam and a bunch of other places. Beautiful day and great ride.

    Pics in my profile if you want to check them out, more to follow...............Update: Having a problem uploading the pics, I'll try again later.

    My dad, I miss him every day.

    Originally Posted by Wolven
    Life is too short to wear unsexy underwear.


    I am a female!!!!! LMAO

    Be who you are and say what you feel.....
    Because those that matter...don't mind...
    And those that mind...don't matter

 

 

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