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Hey, I have to admit I sure love my Vulcan 1600. It's my favorite ride! But last fall I was privileged to pick up a 1999 Triumph Sprint ST 955i for a great price. I have always been wanting a sport touring bike for a while and now I have to say, I found a bike that fit's the bill. It is fast........very fast, but I take it cool though. One thing I love the most about this bike is the saddlebags.They are so easy to snap on and off. Just one lock with a key and presto. Very nice bike and highly recommended!! Plus it has heated grips too. :)

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And of course I can't go without mentioning my Honda XR200R. Just love this bike too, when I want to get out and back in the bush, you can beat the easy light handling of this little four stroke bike.

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Besides my wife and daughter in laws Vulcan 500's I have a VTX 1300C, my oldest son has a 1100 Shadow, my middle son has a C50, and my youngest son has a 750 Shadow Spirit. I never have to look far to have someone to ride with.
 

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Besides my wife and daughter in laws Vulcan 500's I have a VTX 1300C, my oldest son has a 1100 Shadow, my middle son has a C50, and my youngest son has a 750 Shadow Spirit. I never have to look far to have someone to ride with.
Sounds great. I can always count on my Husband for somebody to ride with. He has two bikes as well. All together we have 5 bikes. We have down sized a bit though. We used to have 6 bikes between us.:cool:
 

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I have a GSx650f set up for touring, the VN900 is for WE, the GSx is for me!
http://s945.photobucket.com/albums/ad292/whiting57/Bikes I currently have/?action=view&current=90193929.jpg

My garage is currently like this for the winter

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The 800 (far left is my brother in laws) the other 2 are mine plus the trailer.
Traded my 08 Bandit 1250 to keep the other half happy.
Bikes i have had are,

http://s945.photobucket.com/albums/ad292/whiting57/Bikes that i have had in the past/

Always been into the Touring thing. Cheers Maurice
 

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Hey, I have to admit I sure love my Vulcan 1600. It's my favorite ride! But last fall I was privileged to pick up a 1999 Triumph Sprint ST 955i for a great price. I have always been wanting a sport touring bike for a while and now I have to say, I found a bike that fit's the bill. It is fast........very fast, but I take it cool though. One thing I love the most about this bike is the saddlebags.They are so easy to snap on and off. Just one lock with a key and presto. Very nice bike and highly recommended!! Plus it has heated grips too. :)

Here she is...
I have ridden a ST, very nice bike, long legs for high speed touring, good choice. Maurice
 

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I have ridden a ST, very nice bike, long legs for high speed touring, good choice. Maurice
For sure! I haven't taken a ride where I drained my tank yet, but by my calculations I am getting over 50 miles to the gallon and therefore I should get over 400kms a tank.
 

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In addition to my wife having an 800a also, we have a Yamaha Venture Royale'. 1300cc, 105hp on the ground! Basically its a VMax with fairing and a stereo
 

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My fiancée has a 08 vn900 custom.

I ride a 03 Yamaha Warrior w/ the speedstar kit.



 

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Thanks, it almost runs as good as my bike. :D
 

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Barn full of bears is not a bare barn

am down to 3 scoots in the barn. it gets harder every year to keep all these babies attended, riding, maintenance, insurance, mods, etc. is fun though!

07 'lectraglide is my lead hoss; "Betty the buick" aka the "RoadMaster". 3.5yrs and only 50k smiles. am slowing down here as of lately?

07 kaw V2k is my chop job project bike, ie wrenchable; the "RedBear'n". 1.5 yrs and only 20k smiles. must really be slowin down? went to the darkside 7k ago. lots of mods, mostly stripped down. badass.

07 guzzi griso. "Griso da Bear", where you 'specting different? 2yrs and a mere 10k. think I stopped somewhere? a Canyon carver to replace my old suzy sv1n. not the same but fun.

Betty is scheduled for major surgery next mo. California Side Car - daytona trike kit to fill out her rear end. will post results. out, ponch
 

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Time to fess up, lol

As some may recall, last Nov. my MS got totaled( http://www.vulcanforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4854 ) so that put me in a search for anouther scoot, after getting screwed on deal for another MS, and more searching I had to step back and look at things differently. I wasn't finding a MS that I wanted that was in my budget so it was time to open up my mind and look at everything. After alot of searching a deal finally presented itself, good enough that I pulled the trigger and now I have my first HD:eek:

It's an '06 Sportster 1200C, pretty much stock with under 5500 miles on it. I haven't gotten to ride it much yet, but nicer weather is coming:D I've been on metrics my entire life and wanted to try something different. I looked at some sportbikes, but my wife wasn't to agreeable with that, lol!

Now, I'm not jumping ship or going anywhere, lol, I still have my VN900, I love that bike and it aint going anywhere. Once the weather cooperates and we can get some miles on, which ever one my wife is more comfortable on will become our 2-up ride and the other will become my solo hotrod.
 

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Now, I'm not jumping ship or going anywhere, lol, I still have my VN900, I love that bike and it aint going anywhere. Once the weather cooperates and we can get some miles on, which ever one my wife is more comfortable on will become our 2-up ride and the other will become HERS
Yea, like the wife is going to sit idly by and watch you ride off alone while there is a perfectly good bike sitting there just begging her to hop on and go?
Just be sure and let us know later how much she likes her new 900 Vulcan.
 

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After alot of searching a deal finally presented itself, good enough that I pulled the trigger and now I have my first HD.It's an '06 Sportster 1200C, pretty much stock with under 5500 miles on it. I haven't gotten to ride it much yet, but nicer weather is coming:D I've been on metrics my entire life and wanted to try something different. I looked at some sportbikes, but my wife wasn't to agreeable with that, lol!

Now, I'm not jumping ship or going anywhere, lol, I still have my VN900, I love that bike and it aint going anywhere. Once the weather cooperates and we can get some miles on, which ever one my wife is more comfortable on will become our 2-up ride and the other will become my solo hotrod.
WHAT?!?! A Harley! Do you realize how much you are required to spend on T-shirts at all their dealers?? ;) :D Congrats! Let us know your impression of the bike when ye get some time in the saddle. Now, you ain't spending time out in the garage listening to that "potato, potato" exhaust note are ya? :D
 

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After alot of searching a deal finally presented itself, good enough that I pulled the trigger and now I have my first HD:eek:
which ever one my wife is more comfortable on will become our 2-up ride and the other will become my solo hotrod.

Sportster = Hotrod, Vulcan 900 = wifey's bike.
 

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Yea, like the wife is going to sit idly by and watch you ride off alone while there is a perfectly good bike sitting there just begging her to hop on and go?
Just be sure and let us know later how much she likes her new 900 Vulcan.
LOL! I wish!! I've tried to get her to learn how to ride so we could do just that, but she wants nothing to do with riding her own. She's 5' tall and 100 lbs soaking wet and is very content to ride pillion. She's intimidated by the size. I wish there was a MSF course closer than 3 hrs to us, then I might have a chance, a very slim one, but still a chance.
 
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