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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 06-29-2012, 01:00 PM Thread Starter
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Im a new member. I am 30 and just got my first Harley. This is my third bike so been riding a while. I traded my classic corvette for my 2000 Electraglide. It has 28,000 miles on it now. Ive had it a month and already put 2500 miles on it and planning a trip to the tail of the dragon on the 4th. Ive alteady changed the back tire and changed primary oil today and plan on an oil change tomorrow. Well thats a little bit about me and just wanted to say hey I'm new!
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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 06-29-2012, 01:02 PM
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Welcome from north Texas! Enjoy the trip to the Dragon!! Be careful, you don't want your picture to show up making sparks!!

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Hello im in south bend......

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Welcome from the NW corner of the state. I was supposed to do the dragon over memorial day but will have to wait until next year.

Tell us about the trip when you get back.

That was me 40 years ago
My how times have changed

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I ride therefore I am (Veho Ergo Sum) JPR

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Welcome from Australia...

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JayD's journey back to the road rebuild here to see the journey...

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Welcome Ironman. Congrats on the EG.

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post #10 of 21 (permalink) Old 06-30-2012, 01:31 AM
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Welcome from Hickory North Carolina. Harley Davidson motorcycles are the pinnacle of riding. I discovered this when i got mine. Congrats and enjoy that trip to the Dragon, its a nice ride. Be careful. Be safe. Be vigilant, there will be Troopers everywhere, waiting on marks to give their awards to. Have fun!

Riding and smiling, lovin every mile... mods coming slowly, as money and motivation permits.

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