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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-17-2019, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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I bought my first bike in 2003. It was a 1982 Honda cb750 custom with only 1100 miles. Three years later I sold that and got a 2006 Victory touring cruiser 1507cc bored out to1634cc and stage one exhaust but had to sell it in 2012 due to financial reasons.
So last year things were looking better in my bank account and I found a nice looking affordable 2012 Yamaha V-Star 950 Tourer (Raven). A lot smaller than what I was used to but I had to get back to cruising the back roads. I have to admit I like the feel and ride of the Yamaha compared to others I test rode. The lower seat height fits me better and the 950 has enough power to get out of its own way. But as soon as possible I will be upgrading to a larger Yamaha!
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Welcome from Houston, Texas. There's a lot 950 owners here who really like it. Glad you joined us. Here's a few interesting threads to check out when you get a chance.

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Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!
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2000 V Star 1100 Classic (Sold)
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Welcome from another 950 owner. I canít wait for spring so I can get out on road and blow the winter soot out of it!

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