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WayneH18
Scooter Rider
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Number of posts : 2
Location : Kiefer, Oklahoma
Points : 206
Registration date : 2017-10-01

PostSubject: New to Silverwing.   Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:02 pm

Hello All,
Just purchased a 2009 Silverwing but not new to riding. Just new to getting old.
I have a Valkyrie trike and a Suzuki Intruder but feel it's time to try a scooter.
Got in about a hundred mile ride yesterday and love it.
Amazed at the smooth ride and power.
I'm a 77 year old Iron Butt lung cancer survivor. Not ready to quit riding for a few more years.
swing
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The Bern
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Number of posts : 523
Location : Telford, UK
Points : 1844
Registration date : 2014-11-20

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:05 pm

Smile Hello & Welcome bud Smile
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Dale N.
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Number of posts : 891
Age : 71
Location : Princeton, MN
Points : 2517
Registration date : 2014-02-13

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:24 pm

Hi Wayne and welcome to the best SWing site on the net. Lots of info here with people ready and willing to help.
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cotetoi
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Number of posts : 556
Location : New Brunswick, Canada
Points : 2435
Registration date : 2013-06-27

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:07 am

Wayne, I'll bet the SWing will be your favourite ride from now on. I tend to steer towards my 2007 every time I suit up for a ride.
Jay.
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sonuvabug
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Number of posts : 208
Location : Mid-Western Ontario Canada
Points : 3026
Registration date : 2010-09-15

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:15 am

Welcome aboard the board!
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GHM-PM
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Location : Wickenburg, AZ
Points : 3577
Registration date : 2012-05-17

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Mon Oct 02, 2017 8:31 am

Welcome to the forum, lots of good info on here and you made a LOT of people happy by posting an introduction cheers
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Scootypuff Snr
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Number of posts : 92
Location : France & UK
Points : 464
Registration date : 2017-04-21

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:19 pm

Welcome
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WayneH18
Scooter Rider
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Number of posts : 2
Location : Kiefer, Oklahoma
Points : 206
Registration date : 2017-10-01

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Tue Oct 03, 2017 11:25 am

Thanks for the Welcomes. Got in a good ride yesterday. Takes a little getting use to not having a foot brake or gears to shift. I have to remind myself the left lever is not a clutch.
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Pastor Ron
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Number of posts : 261
Age : 66
Location : Asheville,NC
Points : 2198
Registration date : 2013-02-24

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:53 pm

Welcome, I am sure you will enjoy both....your Swing and this site.
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terrylol
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Number of posts : 1
Location : UK
Points : 198
Registration date : 2017-10-05

PostSubject: I'm new   Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:05 pm

hi everyone. just bought a silverwing this week and I love it ..
was riding big sports bikes and I must say this is one comfy bike and so easy to ride..

love it
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Bash On!
Super Scooter Rider
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Number of posts : 241
Location : Dallas, Texas
Points : 1234
Registration date : 2015-08-24

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:19 pm

There's a cycle of (cycle) life on the board now. "New to Silverwing" and "Last SilverWing Ride" are the two most recent threads.

Welcome, Wayne!
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SteveSilverWing
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Number of posts : 133
Age : 63
Location : Los Angeles, California
Points : 1268
Registration date : 2015-04-17

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:58 pm

Welcome Wayne!!!

This forum and the guys in it are very helpful with all things to do with the Silver Wing and more! These guys have inspired me to do my own routine maintenance instead of paying a mechanic for parts and labor.

Steve

swing (mine is black)
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oldwingguy
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PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:34 pm

Welcome to the board from o-HI-o, enjoy.
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Modernman1953
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Number of posts : 353
Location : Yuma, AZ
Points : 1084
Registration date : 2016-06-01

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:02 pm

Hello from Yuma, AZ! Glad you are here and I hope you find things that will keep you coming back for more.

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bikehiker
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Number of posts : 153
Location : New Cumberland PA
Points : 407
Registration date : 2017-09-07

PostSubject: Re: New to Silverwing.   Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:16 pm

Welcome, Wayne. You've been through a lot, but the Swing will carry you for many good years ahead. Enjoy. Keep riding as long as you can. The theme for many of us here is that the Swing is such a surprisingly comfortable two-wheeler, so comfortable to me at first compared to my previous MCs that I at first had a temporary tendency to forget to put my foot down at a stop, thinking I was driving a comfortable car. But two instances just today from idiot drivers have kept me honest and alert, reminding me that as comfortable as this ride is, it's still a motorcycle with all vulnerabilities attached.

Twist and go!
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