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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-13-2017, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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New to me 2006 Strat

After selling my last motorcycle (Honda Fury) 18 months ago to buy a house, I am finally back in the saddle again. I fell in love with a Stratoliner a couple of years ago, but still had the Fury. I began looking for a motorcycle again as I am taking a job where I will be commuting 100 mile round trips daily. I eliminated the Fat Boy (dream bike) due to price and the Rocket III because I did not think my wife would enjoy it. Then I found a 2006 Stratoliner with 5300 miles on it. Great shape, rode well, Mustang seats... exactly what I wanted. Was able to pick up for less than 5k with a helmet for the misses thrown in.

I trailer-ed it home for convenience and only rode about 5 miles when I got it home. I can't wait to get in on the road.
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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-13-2017, 08:45 PM
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Welcome to the forum from East Tennessee there Mad_Jasper. Great intro 'cept one thing, where's the pic of your new to you Strat? We're huge pic lovers here, so please share one with us. Glad you joined us and that you're back the saddle again, and ride safely!


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Congrats on the Strat! Glad to hear that you're back on two wheels. - As Keith Post mentioned, we always welcome pictures if ya got 'em.

Glad you joined the forum!

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Welcome from the east coast of Canada. Sounds like a real nice ride you got yerself there!
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Sorry guys... I'm two glasses into to my celebratory scotch... so ya know...

Don't mind the messy garage... a whole lot of honeydoin' going on right now.
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Sweet ride! Thanks for sharing a pic!


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Congratulations, same thing happened to me a couple of weeks ago.



Wait till you ride the Strat for a couple of hours. Your face will start hurting from the smile.
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I will never understand how a bike that beautiful only got 5,300 miles in 11 years. Great find for you, but I just can't imagine owning that and being like, "500 miles this season sounds like enough."


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Welcome from Texas. I enjoyed your intro and that's a really nice looking bike you have there.
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post #10 of 14 (permalink) Old 04-14-2017, 09:09 AM
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Nice bike you got there. You will definitely enjoy the power of the Strat.


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