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PostSubject: First day I got the 2008 Silverwing, crash and dead battery   First day I got the 2008 Silverwing, crash and dead battery - Page 2 I_icon_minitimeWed Feb 10, 2021 1:04 pm

First topic message reminder :

I felt the same way when I got my Concours 14 and dropped it (with cage), it was embarassing using all my strength to pick it up at a light. Dropped it a few more times trying to get the center stand up in the garage.

I'm not sure if I should buy a donor Silverwing and try to swap the body pieces. I can't find any spare parts on eBay. My location is San Diego, CA 92154. I've ridden everything from a ZX14, ZX10R, ZX6R, Ninja 300, Z125.

And this is my first time messing around with the Honda's combined braking system and it's a little annoying that the scooter unloads the clutch when going downhill when it actually should be downshifting and engine braking during any kind of descent.

The brakes caused the tires to spill out on the gravel and this is my regular commute.


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gustav wrote:
You may wish to research the Royal Enfield Himalayan. I recently bought one, but living in Iowa, I've not ridden it yet.

Himalaya and Iowa, now those are sure some opposing geographies. And
like the term “jumbo shrimp”, isn’t it an oxymoron?
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Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
gustav wrote:
You may wish to research the Royal Enfield Himalayan. I recently bought one, but living in Iowa, I've not ridden it yet.

Himalaya and Iowa, now those are sure some opposing geographies. And
like the term “jumbo shrimp”, isn’t it an oxymoron?
hey, hey, hey. LOL
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I always try to have an Unbiased opinion but it's hard. The snow is starting to stop here at last. What's an oxymoron?

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Oxymoron, isn't that a laundry additive?
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gustav wrote:
Oxymoron, isn't that a laundry additive?

You would have to ask the pod eaters Shocked at least about the moron part.
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Kawasaki man, wouldn't it be better for your to go back to bikes that meet your requirements as the Silverwing doesn't seem to since you find so many bad things about it. It's a scooter not a zoom-splat
(term for sports bikes).

Most of us aren't having many handling problems with the Silverwing but that's likely to be due to the more advanced age of most members here. Just about all of use have many miles on variousĀ  motorcycles from small 50cc bikes to Hyabusa's. If you want more sporty riding a scooter isn't really the bike to ride. What brought you to buy the Silverwing that wasn't likely to meet your sport bike desires in the first place?
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Well put Paul.
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