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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 02:37 PM Thread Starter
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Post Happy Holidays from Arizona

Just purchased the new 2013 VN1700 Vaquero last night! Love the Metallic Flat Spark Black and had to have it the moment I saw it. I stepped up from a 2004 Honda VTX1300c and WOW what a difference. I'm tickled to have a gas gauge now let alone cruise, radio, hardbags and a fairing.

Looking forward to your tips and advice on any mods and/or quirks with this fantastic bike.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 03:23 PM
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Looking nice!

Black on chrome is a great look.

Welcome to the forums!

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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 03:27 PM
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I drooled over a bike that looked exactly like that one while I was purchasing my V2K.

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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 03:32 PM
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Nice ride, welcome.

It ain't about where you live; it's about how you live. So, ride to live, Bruh.
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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-13-2012, 05:27 PM
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Damn you, thats exactly what I want. Oh well, some day.

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sounds like me when I bought my bike.

Ride safe!

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It's gotta be good.
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Hello & Welcome! Enjoy the great scoot! Best to You and Yours for a Safe and Very Merry Christmas!
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Me and the wife went looking for her first bike today and I got sidetracked talking to the dealer about getting a vaquero. Welcome to the forum.

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