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CnA
09-21-2012, 03:58 PM
Here goes after getting chastised for making a 1st post in general discussion without an intro and pics. :lol:

I started riding last year for the first time. Must of been a mid-life crisis turning 50 :). Wanted to start earlier, but the spousal unit was freaking out due to the fact that her father was killed on a motorcycle. She is OK now and just started riding. I got her a Honda Shadow VLX 600 for her first bike.

Here is the most recent pic of my 2008 V-Strom DL-650 taken last month. Wheels are off for a tire change. Put Michelin Pilot 3's on front and rear. I also changed the front sprocket from a 15 tooth to a 17 tooth so it doesn't rev so much on the highway. This was a great time to really clean the chain, so I did it by dipping sections in my ultrasonic cleaner filled with kerosene. That did an incredible job. Lubed it up using DuPont dry wax lube.

I've put about 5k miles on it so far as a bike Newbie. Also go by the same username, CnA, on the migunowners.org forum and AR-15.com.

http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x166/CnAPhot/Motorcycle/V-StromingarageAug2012_zps17783b75.jpg

leebo
09-21-2012, 05:32 PM
Nice Ride!

Gas Man
09-21-2012, 05:34 PM
Nice... and glad to have ya on board.

Kero makes a GREAT chain cleaner, it's what I always used!

CnA
09-21-2012, 07:27 PM
My better half and her Honda Shadow. I'm a lot uglier.
http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x166/CnAPhot/For%20Sale/BlessingofthebikesTecumseh120609_zps25fe4aec.jpg

Kosher
09-21-2012, 07:38 PM
Nice, welcome to TWM! Now that you've learned to ride, you should learn how to take pictures. w0oT!

:)

junkyardjon
09-21-2012, 08:17 PM
welcome aboard

Bagger Dave
09-21-2012, 08:18 PM
Welcome :cheers:

RedneckMedic
09-21-2012, 09:54 PM
Welcome nice rides all 3. Haha. Stick around this is really a good place

Gas Man
09-21-2012, 10:01 PM
Nice pic!!!

Mudpuppy
09-24-2012, 10:19 AM
awesome. nice bike and you like guns so you fit right in here along with a good sense of humor after the other thread went south, lol.

sprink
09-24-2012, 04:37 PM
Welcome. I used to be a member of MGO too.

Thruxtonbill
09-24-2012, 05:02 PM
Welcome, great bike you got there. Missed your other pic as it got deleted. This is a small but friendly forum you just have to watch out for that guy gasman, he's from downriver and well, those people are dirty.
And please............no gun threads, they could not be more boring.

Moesride
09-24-2012, 08:58 PM
Welcome again!......:cheers:

Gas Man
09-24-2012, 09:15 PM
Welcome, great bike you got there. Missed your other pic as it got deleted. This is a small but friendly forum you just have to watch out for that guy gasman, he's from downriver and well, those people are dirty.
And please............no gun threads, they could not be more boring.


I am...

and gun threads are ok... even have a section for that, that way Bill can just avoid... :lol:

Mudpuppy
09-26-2012, 09:39 AM
Welcome, great bike you got there. Missed your other pic as it got deleted. This is a small but friendly forum you just have to watch out for that guy gasman, he's from downriver and well, those people are dirty.
And please............no gun threads, they could not be more boring.

Downriver rats never float upstream - believe that. And if you go on a ride with Gasman make sure for christ sake the boy puts gas in his scooter. If not he will be tearing the bike apart trying to find out why it is not running.

Gas Man
09-26-2012, 09:54 AM
Downriver rats never float upstream - believe that. And if you go on a ride with Gasman make sure for christ sake the boy puts gas in his scooter. If not he will be tearing the bike apart trying to find out why it is not running.

Hey that only happened once.... :fu2::lmao:

toby
11-18-2012, 09:20 AM
Welcome