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Old 07-28-2018, 05:35 PM
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My new bike!

[IMG]fullsizeoutput_2029 by mastan75, on Flickr[/IMG]
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Well, with my knee/hip situation, it was this or a Miata. I hope I chose wisely!
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Old 07-28-2018, 06:59 PM
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Mark,

Sweet .............

Great choice.

Fun to get something new. Better when riding position makes for EZ comfortable riding.

Got a run to NC to see us soon. I'm looking forward to seeing you and that new bike at the Iron Horse.

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Old 07-28-2018, 07:26 PM
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Thanks Jeff! Unfortunately I cant make it to the rally this year. See photos above! Hope to see you next year.
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Old 07-29-2018, 05:43 AM
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Good luck with the new ride Mark...The other day I was looking at a V4 Yamaha big cruiser..looks comfortable for sure...Are you gonna add some luggage? ..I hope it works out for you...
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Old 07-29-2018, 08:12 AM
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Thanks Ben, yes luggage is in the plan. I hate to add to the already tremendous weight of this monster, but gotta have it. Took it for 200 mile ride yesterday and did ok. It's going to be a learning process but I'm sure I'll figure it out. Never thought I'd be on a cruiser!
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Old 07-29-2018, 09:55 AM
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Looks comfy, Mark !!! Congrats on your new acquisition !!!

Should be easier on the knees.

I didn't think I'd like a full dressed bike but the trade off for the extra weight of ample storage for LD rides works for me.

'sides got a few other Yammies for more spirited adventures

GL with your New Baby !!!
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Old 07-29-2018, 10:24 AM
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I'm not really up to speed on Triumphs...What model is this?
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Old 07-29-2018, 12:34 PM
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Doing some internet sleuthing and i found your model...its a Thunderbird..Sweet looking bike...
2016 pictured here..Discontinued now...
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Old 07-29-2018, 02:10 PM
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That's the one Ben! 17 is the last year. They never offered it as a true bagger but with the popularity of baggers now I wouldn't be surprised to see them come back with one.
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it suits you

I mean, with your advanced age and all....

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Old 08-01-2018, 10:43 AM
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Better than that Harley I've seen you puttin around on Facebook.
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Old 08-01-2018, 10:46 AM
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Thanks Jeff! Unfortunately I cant make it to the rally this year. See photos above! Hope to see you next year.
Mark
Hi Mark,
Good for you. If it is more comfortable you can go further
Sorry to hear you are not coming to Iron Horse event.
Without you and Duwayne to keep me on the twisty and narrow i might get lost...again.

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Better than that Harley I've seen you puttin around on Facebook.
A lot of truth there...
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