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Hello all. Hope in the coming days you will be patient with me. I am a new rider to the street, but have been riding dirt bikes and quads since I was 22. Am now 49. I currently have a Yamaha Raptor 350 quad and a Yamaha Vstar 1100 street bike. Hope to learn from you all with some questions about lots of things. Once I am used to riding more on the street I would like to branch out and go on further rides away from home. I am currently a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association too! So to all Hello, and God Bless!
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Thank You for the warm welcome. Where exactly are you from? My wifes cell phone woke me up this morning. I have been up since 5am here in Clinton, Missouri USA.
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Thank You for the warm welcome. Where exactly are you from? My wifes cell phone woke me up this morning. I have been up since 5am here in Clinton, Missouri USA.
]Sorry for the late answer, i am from Greece!
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How is the weather over there in Greece, Zandesiro?
Here it was 60 today, going to be 65 Saturday, 70 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday. I am so looking forward to going riding this weekend. I need all the seat time I can get! What kind of motorcycle do you have? Mine is a Yamaha Vstar 1100, 1999 year model. She is a little older but not very many miles.
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How is the weather over there in Greece, Zandesiro?
Here it was 60 today, going to be 65 Saturday, 70 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday. I am so looking forward to going riding this weekend. I need all the seat time I can get! What kind of motorcycle do you have? Mine is a Yamaha Vstar 1100, 1999 year model. She is a little older but not very many miles.
Lamps3 The weather here in greece is still warm we have the same degrees!

I have a a Honda Varadero XL1000V 2005 and still love it!!

Your bike is a beauty!
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Zandesiro, Your bike is really GREAT. Does the fairing block most of the wind? Is your bike also considered a sport tour, or adventure tour?
Thank You for the compliment, she is not too bad looking for a 99. This past weekend I cleaned her up even more, and then shining all of the chrome. Ran out of my favorite which is turtle wax with rust remover. Sunday I went and rode around town with my son.
I can not believe the weather we are having here. It is suppose to cool off a little tomorrow and heat back up by this weekend.
I do want to get my bike out and ride this coming weekend. Do you ride everyday? I currently am looking at getting the riding gear for cooler weather riding. I bought some insulated chaps as I wear shorts to work because our factory's inside temp is near 80 degree all the time. Only thing I will need next is a leather jacket. I have my eye on an Alpinestar!
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Zandesiro, Your bike is really GREAT. Does the fairing block most of the wind?........Yes


Is your bike also considered a sport tour, or adventure tour? ........a litle bit of both!!
Thank You for the compliment, she is not too bad looking for a 99. This past weekend I cleaned her up even more, and then shining all of the chrome. Ran out of my favorite which is turtle wax with rust remover. Sunday I went and rode around town with my son.
I can not believe the weather we are having here. It is suppose to cool off a little tomorrow and heat back up by this weekend.
I do want to get my bike out and ride this coming weekend. Do you ride everyday?........Yes, but not the Varadero i also have a scooter...
I currently am looking at getting the riding gear for cooler weather riding. I bought some insulated chaps as I wear shorts to work because our factory's inside temp is near 80 degree all the time. Only thing I will need next is a leather jacket. I have my eye on an Alpinestar!.......

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