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Hello from Western New York

jimmyd292
05-19-2017, 08:30 PM
Just got back into riding two years ago after 35 years off !!! Last bike I owned before getting back into it was a KZ1000. I had three sons within a 10 month span and had to give it up for a while, never thinking it would be so long. I bought a 2007 Vulcan 1500 Classic two years ago and just traded it for a 2013 Voyager a couple of weeks ago. Being close to 71 this bike fits me much better, very comfortable. Paid $10,000 for it from a Harley dealer in Buffalo. Only 10,000 miles on it and it had rear speakers and a set of three windshield bags installed. Best part .... called Kawasaki with the VIN and it is still under factory warranty till January of 2018 !!! I put Kuryakyn longhorn offset dually iso-pegs, Grasshopper backrest, and Vance and Hines Twin Slash slip-ons on it so far... LIFE IS GOOD

2013masterchef
05-19-2017, 08:34 PM
Very sweet looking

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jimmyd292
05-19-2017, 09:55 PM
Thanks. It's nice to experience the sensations of riding again after so many years. Years ago it was how fast I could go, now it's how comfortable I can get. At my age I'm not in a hurry to get any where !

Ken
05-20-2017, 04:20 PM
That's a great looking Voyager - love the paint scheme.

We must be pretty close if you bought in Buffalo. I'm on the east side of Rochester.

jimmyd292
05-20-2017, 05:08 PM
Not too far Ken, I live between Brockport and Holley. Nice riding on "zero traffic" country roads. Just sent my ECU to Ivan to have it reflashed to compensate for the new pipes.

Hilts
05-21-2017, 09:31 AM
Welcome to the forum Jimmy. Nice looking Voyager you got there. I get down to Buffalo once a year, usually in September. I like to stay in Williamsville and take in a Bills game.

jimmyd292
05-21-2017, 10:07 AM
Thanks Hilts. I've been to a few Buffalo Bills games too. Their best years were with Jim Kelly, but sadly they never took home the GOLD. Maybe new owners will turn the corner for them !!

pantera
05-22-2017, 07:02 PM
Welcome from Chili.

jimmyd292
05-22-2017, 08:00 PM
Welcome from Chili.

Thank You for the Welcome. You are only a few miles away. I'm just a mile into Orleans County.

Hilts
05-24-2017, 06:50 AM
Thanks Hilts. I've been to a few Buffalo Bills games too. Their best years were with Jim Kelly, but sadly they never took home the GOLD. Maybe new owners will turn the corner for them !!

Yes, under Kelly they should have won one of them for sure. If not for a missed field goal. Anyway, lets hope the new owners can turn things around.