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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-23-2015, 09:54 PM Thread Starter
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Hi. I've been riding street bikes since 1992, but I'm new to the world of V-Star. I sold my old Ninja about 10 days ago, and I pick up a new 'heldover' 2014 650 Custom this coming weekend.

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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-25-2015, 02:49 PM
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Welcome LS, be sure to send us some pics after you bring er' home this weekend.
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Welcome to the forums from the Netherlands, LS!

Very nice ride indeed, and looking forward to seeing some pictures - hint, hint .
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-28-2015, 11:15 AM Thread Starter
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I picked up my new V-Star yesterday morning. It was a very good price as it was leftover from 2014, so the price was $1600 (CND) below MSRP for the 2015s. The catch was that the dealership was about an hour's ride away.

I was a bit anxious about riding an unfamiliar bike a good 60 miles of mixed freeway, but I needn't have worried. The bike ran flawlessly and everything seems great. I went out this quiest Sunday morning for about another 80-90 minutes of riding on the local backroads. Again, the new 650 is working perfectly!

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Now that you have us salivating LS, where's the pic's eh? Sounds like you are having a blast!
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You make me wanna run out and jump right on mine and go but been it's rainin all morning and I really don't wanna do any more cleaning. Although thinkin about it, it does need a bath now... and yes post up some pics of that bad boy.

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