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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-17-2010, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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My first ride of the season..

So yesterday I decided to take the bike out of storage and get my fix. Well, I did everything in my power to make sure she was set for take off when I put her away. But as you all know its never just an easy "step one, step two, go." So I have decided that my first ride of every season will be for me to get all the kinks out so I may enjoy the rest of the season.
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 03-17-2010, 01:13 PM
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I don't know how it is in Michigan, but in MA it feels like spring is already here, and it's really, really early, lol. At least we get some extra time time this year to work out the problems

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Nice here in Philly too - its 66 without a cloud in the sky...
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It's probably about the same here, maybe closer to 60.

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Been riding since last Sunday here in SE Minnesota. Last of the snow has melted and it is supposed to get up past 60 today. It feels so great! Supposed to cool back down this week-end with a rain/snow mix... but it feels good to be set "free" again.

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I'm glad to live down south {Ga.} I ride year round,the longest time I did'nt ride is when it was with Lance.With the custom lowers he made,Riding in cold/rain is alot better.People can hear me now too, with my Lance & Hinds { They KICKASS !!} Thanks again Lance !
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well, it has been nice and warm for about a week, snow is gone and its gorgeous. I waited untill we had a nice rain to wash all the salt off of the roads because i know a guy who took a nasty spill when he hit a patch of the stuff.
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I rode to work today, froze my butt off but the ride home was sweeeeeet, actuall just my fingertips were frozen. thought about rigging some quad hand deflectors on her with a quick realease setup somehow for those cold mornings.

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acct to mcct mod https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17917

rekeying locks, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7309

stator replacement walkthrough, https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11369
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Went out last Sunday for an hour. Real nice ride... and I'm dead sexy in those leathers, man. After nearly three months sitting in the garage, my '03 750 (properly choked of course) started right up, idled nicely, and was rock solid and peppy the whole time.

I'm certain my ride was so smooth and trouble free because of the help and advice I've taken from this group.

Here's to another safe and trouble free riding season everyone!!

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I haven't been out yet, But the bikes are starting to hit the streets here in force... also Any VN750 Riders in Gouverneur, NY??? I saw a Red and Black Vn750 pull out in front of me on main street coming out at the stop light next to McDonalds.
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