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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-31-2016, 11:56 PM Thread Starter
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New MA rider

Finally bought a bike after years of wanting one. Scored a very clean 2006 Vstar 1100 Custom in red with the white ghost flames. So far I have about 150 miles on it. And I have loved every single one of them.
Took the windshield off and now its even more fun. Bike is a lot faster than I imagined it would be. I have to admit I feel like I took to riding like a duck to water. I am not cocky, just really love the feel of the biker under me and the power when I twist the throttle.

I have noticed a small oil drip coming from the kickstand area, perhaps a neutral switch, as ive heard that's a fairly common cause.

I have a cobra 2 into 1 exhaust on it, and I really want to pull the baffles. I am just reluctant because I don't want to have to reject and retune...maybe in time.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-01-2016, 01:16 PM
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Welcome BigAlf, from southwestern PA. Congratulations on yer new ride. Know that feeling of finally getting that ride ya always wanted. And the 1100 is one great ride ta boot. I think it's just the way the bike handles that makes ya feel that way. And get yerself a manual, cause it makes it much easier when it comes to working on yer machine. Good luck and shiny side up.

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