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PostSubject: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:34 am

Thanks for the warm welcome to this forum
I went to the local Honda dealer to buy a 300cc motorcycle and came home with a 2008 Swing. Paid $2,000.00 for it. 50 thousand miles but in very good condition.

I've read a lot of posts and can't help but join. Great people here.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:52 am

Hi, Judy, Welcome to the forum: you already like it so you don't need any convincing to stay for a while !

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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:59 am

Hello and welcome to the forum.

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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:34 am

Smile Hello & Welcome bud Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:10 am

Welcome and you will love that Wing chickendance
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:35 am

Welcome from o-HI-o and enjoy the ride.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:37 pm


A warm WELCOME from NO. East Tennessee.
(Land of Davy Crockett & Pres. Andrew Johnson)
Keep us informed of your rides 'cause we want
to be envious of the areas you ride.
Also there's a wealth of info here-just for the
search box or just plain ASKING for help
Ride safe
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:40 pm

Welcome, I pray you have miles of smiles.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:56 pm




welcome welcome welcome
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:22 pm

Welcome Judy to the BEST SWing site on the net.

I also have an 08 SWing but had it converted over to a trike this past winter. I'm OLD so don't quote me if I'm wrong but I've had this for 5 seasons now and really like it.


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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:59 pm

Welcome. Enjoy your new ride good choice and a great price too.
Much good info. here.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:05 pm

Welcome to the site from down south.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:54 pm

Hello from Colorado!
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:06 am

Welcome Judy! Sounds like you got a great deal on your Wing, enjoy!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:01 pm

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Silverwing, from Nova Scotia, Judy.

I have read somewhere that scooters are not permitted to go up Mt Washington. Maybe you can disprove this. Great ski country you are in there. I have stopped at a few hills in NH along the way for a planned trip to Sunday River. Wildcat looked challenging, Attitash , not bad ... but people tell me I would really like Bretton Woods.

Enjoy your Silverwing .... we alll do!
Mike
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:33 pm

Wow, so many welcomes and wishing me well!  Will be hard to leave...
Thanks so much.

Have had some starting issues and other weird symptoms.  Neighbor sent me to a grizzily of man, who really knows honda's.  The crankshaft balancer is the culprit.  Seen several honda shop mechanics to no avail.  If ya need some help here in NH north country there's a big buy who will say to a lady, "don't worry, I can find and fix all your troubles."  I'll take the grizzily over a clean tech. any day.  Maybe there's some back woods Alabama in me.

Not sure what he'd say to a man ; )
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:07 pm

Mike from NS, missed your no scooter climbs up Mt Washington. Guess I'll have to sneak up at night.
Also, Bretton Woods is a wonderful place to enjoy.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 09, 2018 11:47 am

I'll keep posting here until I have all my info and a bike pic for others to see.
My Givi shield arrived Saturday. Looking forward to getting my bike back from mechanic and install it.
I like some of the ideas for touching up scratches. I'll be working on the bike to bring into a more pristine condition.

This is a wonderful forum! Thanks again for the warm welcomes......
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:13 pm

Welcome and enjoy. Just a though, check the belt and change the oil especially of the service record is unavailable. Otherwise:cheers: , ENJOY.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:20 pm

I got up on Helix, after explainding I have BSc Safety degree/worked with MC safety issues and MSF Instructor card-----the problem is brakes.....idiots on scooters let the drive disengage and ride brakes all the way down----maybe ending up with severe brake fade---scooters have plenty of engine braking as long as you keep drive engaged.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:26 pm

john grinsel wrote:
I got up on Helix, after explainding I have BSc Safety degree/worked with MC safety issues and MSF Instructor card-----the problem is brakes.....idiots on scooters let the drive disengage and ride brakes all the way down----maybe ending up with severe brake fade---scooters have plenty of engine braking as long as you keep drive engaged.

Amen, if you wish to coast an occasional blip of the throttle works, engaging the drive system, engine braking works VERY well.
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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:04 pm

Thanks for the advice.  Engine oil is good, new tires, and brakes 1 year old.
Asked mechanic to check and change drive oil and inspect belt.

The info re: braking is fantastic.  I did use the throttle the first time we be bucking like a bronco at 50 mph.  Had to hold it above fifty for a smooth ride (kind of).  Hit Jefferson, NH where 30 mph and a gas station/store.  Hit engine cut off.  

The next time I began to feel a bit of a jerk, I eased off and on the throttle and made it home.  Shut it off and that was it.  Never mind the rest.  Drives home the info about engaging the engine as a brake.  I know not to ride the brake, but clueless about keeping the drive engaged/twist throttle from time to time etc.  I'll keep this in mind and work on it.

I'll let ya know everythig the mechanic found and did.  Should hear from him in the next day or two.

Thanks again for input Greysilver, john Grinsel, and oldwingguy

I live in the moutains.  It's either up or down.
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PostSubject: Great purchase and a great place to ride!   Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:16 pm

I'm a newbie here too.
A nice to place to be with loads of helpful genuine advice and encouragement.

You'll love the SW!

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PostSubject: Re: Judy from White Mtns of NH   Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:14 pm

Thank you Freddie_I

Your right about this forum. It's great. I can't wait to start riding my SW.
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