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Hi folks.

Just found this forum. I bought my 2001 Vulcan 800 today! I've ridden quite a few bikes, and I absolutely LOVE this bike. It has quite a few custom parts--bars (high bars), seat, grips, pipes, highway bars. I was afraid that I might outgrow an 800, but I think I can ride this bike for a good many years. My husband just bought a 2003 BMW F650GS; it's a nice bike, but I just don't feel comfortable on it. I'm much happier with my older Vulcan.

I'm a return rider--haven't owned a bike in 20 years. I rode for quite a few years, but 20 years is a long time. So I took the MFS beginning rider course a few months ago. It's really great to back on a bike again. My Vulcan is my 50th birthday present to myself. Makes turning 50 a lot easier to deal with. :D

Thanks for a great forum. I can tell I'm really going to enjoy this place.

Julie
 

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Julie,

Welcome to the Kawi Forum...You are among friends!!!! We are about the same age!!!! Check the place out and also come up to the Ladies only forum and introduce yourself there!!!!

Again welcome and hope to see you up here often. You are welcome to email me any time...just hit the PM button.

Ride Safe/Ride Sane

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welcome Julie, is great to have you. Visit the ladies forum and post often
 

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Hi Julie,

Welcome back after the furlough from bikes. Glad you made it back and have the sense to do it right (MSF) Great call and look forward to your contribution to the site!

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Welcome, Julie. Nice to have you here. Love to hear stories of riders getting back into it. Great bike you have there btw :D
 

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jukief said:
Hi folks.

Just found this forum. I bought my 2001 Vulcan 800 today! I've ridden quite a few bikes, and I absolutely LOVE this bike. It has quite a few custom parts--bars (high bars), seat, grips, pipes, highway bars. I was afraid that I might outgrow an 800, but I think I can ride this bike for a good many years. My husband just bought a 2003 BMW F650GS; it's a nice bike, but I just don't feel comfortable on it. I'm much happier with my older Vulcan.

I'm a return rider--haven't owned a bike in 20 years. I rode for quite a few years, but 20 years is a long time. So I took the MFS beginning rider course a few months ago. It's really great to back on a bike again. My Vulcan is my 50th birthday present to myself. Makes turning 50 a lot easier to deal with. :D

Thanks for a great forum. I can tell I'm really going to enjoy this place.

Julie
ok, first of all, if you just got the bike today... why in the heck aren't you out riding instead of posting? Not that this isn't a great forum, GET OUT THERE!!! :)
 

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Hehe... it is nice riding out there today.

Welcome, welcome...
 

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ok, first of all, if you just got the bike today... why in the heck aren't you out riding instead of posting? Not that this isn't a great forum, GET OUT THERE!!! :)
Well, I rode it home that day--the long way. Took a 30-mile detour. :) Then rode it the next day, and the next, and the next. Unfortunately, I had to take it to the shop yesterday (needs brake work), but the temperature dropped to 45 degrees today and it's raining, so I couldn't have been riding anyway.
 

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WELCOME, Julie!

Stay in touch and when you run into problems get on line...IF you hven't ordered the Service manual order one through Beartooth Kawasaki, our Forum Sponsor..1 800 556 3098
 

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Hello everyone, I had joined last week, I just want to say hi, and I'm glad to meet you all. Looking forward to good discussions and hopefully a ride or two.

-Jim :D
 

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Cruiserman,

Welcome to the forum.....WE have a lot of fun up here talking about bikes and life in general......hope to see you up here often!!!!

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Welcome Cruiser Man...Nice to have you aboard...WInter is definately going to be wierd this time...keep us alive with riding/or not on the east coast!!! I miss the fall seasons and riding the east caos through Mystic, CT, Buzzards Bay...loved riding out there...always a challenge.
 
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happy b day julie,,excellent gift to receive anytime :lol: be safe and enjoy your bike and this forum :)
 

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Welcome! :D
 

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Welcome new forum members!

Nice to have you on board...as for the light in the end of the tunnel if it ain't red..well, just look at all the light fixtures hanging under the lights and try counting all the dead bugs...I'm not saying go through tunnels or not to, but just as the prior comment went about the light being turned off indefinately...there has to be something wierd about a white light, at the end of a tunnel, and going TOWARDS IT...Thinking about things before they happen may save your life. you won't find a "reset" button in life or a rewind/do-over, Instant playback...think ahead and always have a backup plan if you can...
 

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happy birthday

Welcome! My bike was my 47th b-day present, after a long hiatus. It does make you feel younger...closest thing to flying!

Ride safe...God bless!

-Ron 8)
 
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