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Old 11-29-2012, 12:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi All,
I'm new to the community but have been riding for about 40 years off and on. Started in my teens (maybe about 16 or so?) in Iowa with a Kawasaki. In my 20's I bought a used Des Moines police bike, a Moto Guzzi 750 Ambassador that I rode for years and eventually I bought another Moto Guzzi 850 ElDorado that I rode all over the midwest. Probably logged over 100K miles on the two Guzzis. Quit riding after a serious fall off a roof in my mid-30's. Sold the two Guzzis and considered my riding days over. Moved to S. Florida 15 years ago and a few years ago, when gas went over $4/gallon, decided to give motorcycles another shot. Have owned and sold two BMW's and a Victory over the past 4 years (much to my wife's dismay) trying to find the right bike for me. A couple of months ago I bought an "08 Street Glide. I think I've found it.

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Old 11-29-2012, 12:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the forum from Houston! And congratulations on your new (to you) '08 SG.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:59 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Welcome from Weyburn, SK, Canada. Congrats on your new ride.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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welcome from san diego. what part of s. florida. im lookin at places there myself.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Welcome to ya from the hills of North Carolina. grew up in so fl meself, homestead area.
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Old 11-29-2012, 02:01 PM   #9 (permalink)
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