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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-23-2012, 12:45 AM Thread Starter
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Hello from Roch-cha-chester NY

Hello all.. I'm Eric. Been on bikes, quads, three-wheelers, since I was little. Just sold an '84 XT600 (dirtbike with signals) and bought a new-to-me '02 V Star 650 Classic. Needs a little lovin' but should suit me well. I'll poke around, and see what/who's here. (screen-name comes from mashing my last name and 'Rochester' together)
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Welcome from the 'good' Washington The group of mentally unstable riders will be along shortly to complain about you not posting pics of your ride. You can safely ignore most of them...i think some of them may be stalkers

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Welcome Rochest-er-cha-shire...



This is just one of the many Benny's of Forum membership
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Welcome to the 4M!

You will find many here that are very knowledgeable. And I'm one post late, but as you can see one of the members knows JACK!




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Welcome to the forum.Great bike you picked up.What kinda mods are you going to do with it?Ride safe and keep the shiny side up.

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You will find many here that are very knowledegable.
All evidence to the contrary...
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Welcome to the zoo.

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Thanks for the intro's... the mentally unstable are more than welcome! I'll blend right in!!!

Here's a pic of my bike. Seems all stock, except for the pipes. Not sure of brand (there's no visible "V&H", "Cobra", etc) but they're on the loud side... may have to swap back to stock or something less loud than current ones. We'll see.

57k miles, which is on the high side, but it just means it's been pre-enjoyed! Chrome's decent. There's a couple of spots on rear fender that need attention (or saddlebags to cover!). But with some lovin' it'll be a good ride.
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howdy. feel free to vote for bike of the month and submit your own for voting

https://www.starbikeforums.com/forums...isplay.php?f=7

and please take our census

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do the tassels give you any performance gain?
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do the tassels give you any performance gain?

I took 'em off right after the pics... just not my style!
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