New Member in Arkansas! 1997 Vulcan 1500 - Kawasaki Motorcycle Forums
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New Member in Arkansas! 1997 Vulcan 1500

Hi everyone, just joined up on the site, picked up my first Kawasaki motorcycle a couple of days ago.

I've been riding on two wheels for 25 years or so, and this is my first bike with a windshield, bags, etc. Love the sound of the cobra pipes, the relaxed riding style, and my fiancee loves it too. Completely different mindset on this bike, more of a smell the roses in motion kind of thing. Was able to carry all our personal effects, sweatshirts, sunglasses, water, bottle of scotch and a six pack in my bags with lots of room left....that's pretty awesome since I'm used to only being able to carry what will fit in my pockets or backpack when riding. I feel like the bike needs some new tires as when you're leaning you can feel the tread causing some vibration in the bike. Going to be looking for some recommendations for best tires to put on it.

New Bike:
1997 Vulcan 1500
5900 miles
Saddle bags
Cobra exhaust (2 --> 2)

Current Bike:
2004 Honda CBR 1000RR
10k miles
Black/Gray Repsol fairing kit (what a PITA to install)
Two Brothers carbon exhaust
Power Commander III
Shorty Levers
CORE braided lines

Some Past Bikes
2009 Yamaha Raider
2012 CBR1000RR HRC edition
2008 HD Softail FXSTC (worst bike I've ever owned)
2001 Yamaha R1
1996 CBR 600 F3 Smoking Joe edition
???? Yamaha FZR 600 (can't remember year lol)
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