Welcome to the Vulcan madness stiervulcan. (LP, I just googled Binghampton, NY and it appears to be about 100-120 miles west of Albany on HWY 89.) I have learned as much about US geography on this site over the past 18 months, as I have about the vn750.
Congrats on finding a great new ride for yourself. The vn750 is a spirited bike, with lots of torque all through the lower and middle engine speeds at least. I have never wound mine right out, as I ran out of nerve before I ran out of throttle. Your comfort, and initially your confidence while learning to ride the bike, may depend too some extent on your physical size and strength. Too tall and your legs will feel like a twisted pretzel after more than 30 minutes or so, if you don`t have highway pegs to stretch out on.
If you are vertically challenged, with a short inseam, balancing #525 of mc at a stop, especially on uneven ground can be unnerving for a newbie. I`m ~5' 10 1/2" tall, and feel that the vn750 may be the ideal size for a rider just a little shorter than I am, say 5' 6" to 5' 8", and without this extra #100 I am carrying around my middle!
Having said that, there is at least one vn750 rider who is 6' 5" and finds it comfortable.
Check the link below and pay particular attention to the rear spline lube, MF-AGM batteries and NGK Iridium Spark plugs.
If you are going to practice before taking the MSF riders course, wear the best crash gear you can afford, even for slow speed parking lot practice.
Since you probably have a few more weeks at least until your riding season begins, spend a little time reading and internalizing some safety tips here: