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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 01-17-2012, 05:23 AM Thread Starter
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Just wanted to say hi to the star bike forum. My name is Bryan if you couldn't guess. Right now I ride a 1997 Honda vlx but I'm looking forward to buying a new v star 950 this spring. Ide love to hear any ideas or suggestions from you guys and can't wait to be a star rider myself.
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Welcome aboard Bryan! Lots of good info and opinions in here!

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I was wondering if it's worth getting the touring model or not. I like having a windshield and bags but the backrest is optional in my mind. But I've seen bags and easybrackets that would save me money. Also something I want is pipes and a fuel processor. I was looking at the cobra Fi2000 power pro, but is it worth the price?
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I was wondering if it's worth getting the touring model or not. I like having a windshield and bags but the backrest is optional in my mind. But I've seen bags and easybrackets that would save me money. Also something I want is pipes and a fuel processor. I was looking at the cobra Fi2000 power pro, but is it worth the price?
If you want the windshield and bags, I would go ahead and get the touring. You can always take the backrest off, then put it back on if/when you may ever need it.
You may want it some day to secure luggage to if you decide to take it on a trip.

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If you want the windshield and bags, I would go ahead and get the touring. You can always take the backrest off, then put it back on if/when you may ever need it.
You may want it some day to secure luggage to if you decide to take it on a trip.
True. Maybe they can give me it in the red color also. The other thing is it doesn't seem like many exhausts fit the touring model. Is that true?
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I would find it hard to believe any exhaust manufacturer would not make pipes to clear factory bags. The bikes are the same.

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howdy. feel free to vote for bike of the month and submit your own for voting once you get it.

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my suggestion. don't wait till spring. buy now
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