Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, I am opening this site back up for new members. I closed it due to a few members complaining. Please just accept the site for what it is. The site is 'what it is'. We hope you enjoy the site. Please also join www.maxi-scoots.com
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Arizona Silver Wing/ scooter owners meet-up.
by GHM-PM Today at 8:11 am

» Announcement for promotional sale from Dr.Pulley
by Dr.Pulley_ Daniel Today at 4:26 am

» 2010 silverwing low beam head LIGHT
by Ghost-rider Yesterday at 10:44 pm

» front brake light switch
by Dale N. Yesterday at 9:26 am

» Deno Introduction
by GHM-PM Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:09 am

» New ride to Hyder Alaska
by GHM-PM Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:06 am

» 2002 Reg/Rec location
by Cosmic_Jumper Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:41 pm

» New(ish) Member
by Shaft Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:19 pm

» Tools for the road
by john grinsel Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:11 am

» Rear wheel spline wear
by Easyrider Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:29 am

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 Hello from Knoxville

Go down 
AuthorMessage
Mt440
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 9
Location : Knoxville
Points : 508
Registration date : 2017-05-19

PostSubject: Hello from Knoxville   Wed May 24, 2017 7:42 pm

Just bought my 2007 Swing with only 1450 miles on it.  Have ridden it about 200 miles since purchase.  Looks like it will get about 53 mpg.  I have a Kymco Movie 150 as well which is a hoot to ride.  Having ridden since 1965 these are my first scoots.  I also have a M2 Buell Cyclone that I hate to sell but my aging hips can't handle that riding position any more.  The Swing still feels a little ackword to me especially at low speeds.  At 55-60 mph it's very comfortable.  Looking forward to riding this summer and hope to travel the Blue Ridge Parkway to Roanoke soon.  If any other riders near by drop me a note.  I like this forum
Back to top Go down
oldwingguy
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert


Number of posts : 978
Location : Hocking Hills U.S.A.
Points : 2077
Registration date : 2016-01-29

PostSubject: Re: Hello from Knoxville   Wed May 24, 2017 7:50 pm

Greetings and welcome from o-HI-o you have found a very good site with helpful folks. Getting use to the slow speed handling and the dual brake system will come with a little practice, I went from a Gold Wing to pure Silver.
Back to top Go down
dekare
Maxi-Scooter Rider
Maxi-Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 104
Location : MN
Points : 887
Registration date : 2016-08-09

PostSubject: Re: Hello from Knoxville   Wed May 24, 2017 7:56 pm

Mt440 wrote:
Just bought my 2007 Swing with only 1450 miles on it.  Have ridden it about 200 miles since purchase.  Looks like it will get about 53 mpg.  I have a Kymco Movie 150 as well which is a hoot to ride.  Having ridden since 1965 these are my first scoots.  I also have a M2 Buell Cyclone that I hate to sell but my aging hips can't handle that riding position any more.  The Swing still feels a little ackword to me especially at low speeds.  At 55-60 mph it's very comfortable.  Looking forward to riding this summer and hope to travel the Blue Ridge Parkway to Roanoke soon.  If any other riders near by drop me a note.  I like this forum

Sounds like you found a great bike! Yes, the aging hips can become quite uncomfortable on standard bikes. I don't know if they make Mick-0-Pegs for the Buell, but it's something you might look into. They will in most cases let your legs stretch out.
Back to top Go down
cotetoi
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert


Number of posts : 594
Location : New Brunswick, Canada
Points : 2633
Registration date : 2013-06-27

PostSubject: Re: Hello from Knoxville   Wed May 24, 2017 8:17 pm

Mt440, you have found the best place to hang out. I got my 2007 with low limes too. I reckon I'm getting about the same mileage. Great bike, I'm sure you'll like it as much as your Buell. I like my VT1100 once I'm moving but it's a pig to move around the driveway.
Jay.
Back to top Go down
Mt440
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 9
Location : Knoxville
Points : 508
Registration date : 2017-05-19

PostSubject: ABS   Wed May 24, 2017 8:48 pm

This is my first ABS bike.  Found out real quick not to squeeze the left brake to hard.  Thanks for the encouraging replys.
Back to top Go down
Cosmic_Jumper
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 2794
Age : 75
Location : damn near Philadelphia, PA
Points : 6633
Registration date : 2009-06-12

PostSubject: Re: Hello from Knoxville   Wed May 24, 2017 10:04 pm

Hello Mt440. Welcome to the forum.

Tim
Back to top Go down
 
Hello from Knoxville
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: Introductions-
Jump to: