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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-08-2015, 06:35 PM Thread Starter
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I'm new to this "cruiser" style of riding. I started off on little dirt bikes, as most folks tend to do. But, I cut my teeth on street bikes when I was 18 and I bought one of those new fangled "sport bikes" from a co-worker, a Ninja 900! I could barely keep it upright at the stop lights and was trembling for most of the first month. But, here we are a couple of years later (ahem!) and now my tired knees finally won the battle of comfort over way-too-much-performance.

The first cruiser I rode was my buddy's 2004 Road Star. I must admit that the performance was disappointing since I was riding my 2009 Concours14 just minutes before. The ride was nice, but I stuck with my Connie for a while longer until the same buddy convinced me to take this thing called a Roadliner for a test drive. Wow!

So, so long Connie and hello 2010 Roadliner S!!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-08-2015, 08:23 PM
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Welcome to the forum from Highlands, TX
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-08-2015, 08:42 PM
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Welcome to the forum Tt, nice looking Roadie there. Thanks for including the pic's with your intro. Ride safely!
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-09-2015, 12:20 AM
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Great intro and welcome to the forum from southwestern PA. And thanks for the pics. Nice ride!

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