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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-04-2018, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
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Hi everyone, I just bought my first bike (2002 Yamaha Vstar 1100). Looking forward to being a part of this community!
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-04-2018, 03:19 PM
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Welcome from Atlantic Canada Chris. Just read your post about the front cylinder issue. I'm not mechanic either but I'm you'll get plenty of help from more qualified members and it'll be running fine in no time. Post a pic when you get a chance!
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-04-2018, 06:28 PM
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Welcome from Houston, Texas. Glad you joined us. Here's a few interesting threads to check out when you get a chance.

https://www.starbikeforums.com/forum...ms-bike-month/

https://www.starbikeforums.com/forum...ighlight=Yammy

https://www.starbikeforums.com/forum...where-you.html

https://www.starbikeforums.com/forum...enced-you.html

https://www.starbikeforums.com/forum...ature-you.html

If this is your first 1100 here is a must read.

https://sites.google.com/site/vstar1...r-must-do-list

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Thank you for this, it is very helpful, particularly the tip about not using the throttle to start the bike... I have been using the throttle to help start the bike ever since I got it two months ago... I hope that I haven't screwed anything up by doing that.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-13-2018, 05:22 AM
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Hi Chris! Welcome to the forum from East Tennessee. Please share some pics with us and we’re glad you joined us.


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