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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-09-2018, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Bought a 2010 650 v star last month. Much nicer machine than my two Yamaha 650 70's and 80's vintage twins. Has short shots on it but I made new baffles to quiet them down. Much better now. Removed the AIS stuff and pretty much zero backfire noise. Am looking now at Rox pivoting risers. I am stretching too much for the handlebars. Have been reading great info on this forum, glad to be a member!
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-09-2018, 06:02 PM
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Welcome from Houston, Texas. Sounds like a great bike. Here's a few interesting threads to check out when you get a chance.

Ride often and safe.
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2001 Vstar 1100 Classic (sold), Cobra Slash Cut full exhaust, Dropped 1 inch with lowering links, ORK, 4.5 inch handlebar risers, Ultimate passenger seat, Passenger pegs moved forward 4 inches, Handlebar clock, KN air filter, Viking saddlebags, Additional rear lighting
Loose nut "me" behind the bars
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-09-2018, 06:10 PM
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Welcome from Atlantic Canada. Love to see a pic.
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2007 Vulcan Nomad
V&H exhaust

2000 V Star 1100 Classic (Sold)
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Kuryakyn Grips
4" Risers
Switchblade Quick Release Windshield
Ugly but somewhat functional saddlebags
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-09-2018, 07:46 PM
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Welcome to the forum from Sacramento, Ca.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-09-2018, 07:54 PM
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its a great bike. Have you tried loosening up the handle bars and moving them forward or back?

The guy I bought my 650 from was a foot shorter than me. After riding for a few days I realized the handle bars were hitting my knees when I turned hard.

Adjusted them forwards quite a bit - it was like a whole different motorcycle then - it felt much bigger!
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Welcome to the forum from East Tennessee Goodenuf! I also would like to see some pics of your bike. Ride safely!

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-10-2018, 02:55 PM
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