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bongoman
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PostSubject: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:54 pm

Joined this forum as I am planning on purchasing  Silverwing in the next couple of weeks. Found a couple that I am checking out. I've been lurking here for a few days. Nice forum. Still learning my way around.

Right now I tour on a 2009 Kymco Xciting 500 with a few custom touches. I think there's a pic attached here.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:47 pm

Welcome to the forum Bongoman. Sorry to say but no photo in your post. That may be because you haven't made a required-minimum of posts yet or, maybe, you could post a pic as a personal photo in the Album section.

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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:55 pm

Welcome aboard from o-HI-o.
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PostSubject: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas    Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:57 pm

Hello and welcome to the best S/W forum on either side of the pond.A lot of good information here on what to look for on deciding the S/W you want to purchase. Howard
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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:52 pm

Welcome Bongoman to the best SWing site on the net. I have an 08 SWing which I've had for three years now and am waiting for Spring/Summer here in MN for it to get warm enough for me to ride.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Tue Jan 17, 2017 1:51 pm




welcome welcome welcome


Glad to have you join. I'm just up the road. Your part of Texas has some wonderful places to ride.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:07 pm

Welcome bongoman! You won't regret buying the Silverwing, it's one fine ride. About as reliable as a machine can get, considerably more reliable than its rider. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:33 pm

Hey Bongoman, I live in SA also on the NW side of town. I do alot of breakfast rides in the hill country (retired so time is not a factor). I have a 2011 Silverwing..............my other rides are: NM4, XSR900, FJ-09, FJR1300, DL650 and 1975 CB750 cafe racer.
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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:48 am

Welcome bongoman, I'm up the road about 130 miles in Garwood, Tx
I have a 2012 SW ABS with less than 10k miles I don't ride much, but I owe Honda nearly 4500, so I'd have to get that for it, you can probably find one cheaper, closer
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PostSubject: Re: New guy from deep in the heart of Texas   Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:00 am

Welcome to the forum. You can't go wrong with a Silver Wing. Honda calls it a "touring scooter" and that is what I use mine for!!! Lots of trips of from 1000-2000 miles. Awesome scoot.
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PostSubject: Thanks    Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:25 pm

Appreciate all the well wishes and good vibes. I took one for a test ride yesterday and it was smooth. I have just about decided to part with my 09 Xciting 500 and sit myself down on a 2012 Silverwing for a bunch of miles. So far have not figured out how to post a pic. Got a short Youtube here
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