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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-21-2011, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
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Semi-Noob From La.

No, not the movie star place...the bayou country!

Picked up my 2nd bike-2011 VStar 250 last Saturday. Love it.

Had a '2007 Honda Shadow I bought used in October. Have some back issues, the bike was a little too heavy for me. Sold it in April.

Missed a bike. Let the wife trade in my truck on a new car. Went bike shopping where I bought the Honda. Sat on the VStar. As the little bear said, "it felt just right."

82 mpg the first time I checked the mileage. A little over 200 miles so far. Perfect bike for me, much more maneuverable than the Honda.

Great place you have here!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-21-2011, 11:58 AM
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Whew! For a minute there I thought you meant Lower Alabama!

Welcome to the forum. Sounds like you finally got a sweet ride that will bring you miles of smiles. Enjoy your new ride.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-21-2011, 10:34 PM
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Welcome to the forum. Congrats on a great bike.

2007 Stratoliner S
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-22-2011, 04:41 AM
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howdy. be sure to vote for bike of the month and submit your own for voting

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-22-2011, 08:47 AM
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Welcome to the fun house Seminoob! Congrats on the new ride and finding one that works for you. Great place we have here, seems like lately quite a few 250's are popping up here. Adding to the wealth of information we have here!

Ride safe and keep the rubber side down.

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