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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-04-2012, 12:41 PM Thread Starter
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New here

Just wanted to say HI to everyone.

I've been looking for a bike (my first one) for a while now. A good friend of mine used to ride a Versys and suggested I look into it.

I found a used 09 with only 2,000 miles that I will be going to look at and hopefully pick up tomorrow.

Any other Northern Wisconsin riders on here?

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Thanks for the welcomes everyone. I pick up my V this evening!!!
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Your username reminds me of my favorite racing mantra:

slow is fast...slow is fast...slow is fast...


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Thanks Goat12

I could think of a lot of names but if my wife saw me log in with "Fast-Furious" she would ...... well it wouldn't be pretty for me or the bike.

I'm new to all of this but fortunately I have a good friend who owned a V for a couple years and is really helping me out.

I'm sure I'll have a lot of questions and I'm glad I found the forum.

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Sorry if I'm treating this post a little like a blog but I'm just a weee bit excited.

Like I said, this is my first bike so I took it out with a good friend and did some parking lot work to get the feel for the bike, Once I had that under control I got a little road time and worked my up to taking the highway back home.

Here's my V and so far I couldn't be happier. Before anyone says anything, I had my gear on while riding and just took it off before the camera came out.
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Congratulations on a great looking bike. You may want to check out the forum for info on peg lowering
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Congratulations on a great looking bike. You may want to check out the forum for info on peg lowering
Thanks for the suggestion.

There are a couple farkles that I'm looking at,:
-Tank bag, but I haven't decided which one.
-Crash Bars and hopefully never have to use them
-Mirror extensions
-Lower pegs

Before I do the pegs tho I want to put on a couple hundred miles and see how it goes as it is. At 6'4" with a 36" inseam I've got long legs but I don't feel crunched on the bike at all.

Thanks again to everyone for the warm welcomes. I've have enjoyed cruising the forum and just looking at everyone else's bike and the pictures you have taken.

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