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CTHunter
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PostSubject: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 03, 2019 5:17 pm

Hello, I am picking up a 2007 Silverwing with 11,000 miles Sunday. Been riding motorcycles for 50 years and this will be my first scooter. Last ride was a Goldwing 40,000 miles in 2 years. Hoping I will like a scooter.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 03, 2019 6:10 pm

Welcome to the forum from o-HI-o another former G'Wing owner that is enjoying the S'Wing. Just remember BOTH handles are brakes and that coasting feature of the S'Wing.
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CTHunter
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 03, 2019 6:40 pm

Yep, gotta remember or I will be stomping the floor board looking for rear brake. chickendance
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Mech 1 twa
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeWed Jul 03, 2019 9:15 pm

Welcome. SW is a great bike not fast not slow and will take you as far as your BUTT can stand.
No shifting is nice and that left lever will not be an issue after a few Smiles - miles.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeThu Jul 04, 2019 12:41 pm

Welcome.

40,000 miles in two years! Hoping for some reports from you w/your SWing experience miles.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeThu Jul 04, 2019 3:10 pm

Welcome from Mountains of NH cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 1:38 am

Hello from a few hours north!
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 8:35 am

Welcome from the 10,000 lakes of MN. Well a lot of them are pretty much mud puddles but why get technical..
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 8:15 pm

My 2005 had 11,000 kms on it when I bought it in 2013 .... and have no regrets in the purchase. I think, expect and hope that you will be very happy with yours. BTW... Welcome from Nova Scotia.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeSat Jul 06, 2019 12:08 pm

Welcome and enjoy your "new" ride. I would practice slow speed driving to get your mind tuned to the two brake levers. You will like the "no-shifting" part real quick.
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PostSubject: Re: Hello from New Mexico   Hello from New Mexico I_icon_minitimeSun Jul 14, 2019 8:36 pm

Thanks for the warm welcome everybody. After 2 weeks of riding the swing and being my first scooter, I must say this this little guy is a blast to ride. No shifting required is great. And it has plenty of power to haul my fat 240lb butt around. I will be keeping this for as long as I can still ride.
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