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Old 11-03-2012, 08:17 AM
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Default I bought a new Wee-Strom over the phone yesterday.

And I'm going to pick it up today. I have been pondering this for a while. The last new bike I bought was a 1978 PE 175, I still have it. I have owned a few Suzuki's over the years and this bike seems to fit my interests exactly. I have been blessed lately, enough to by a new motorcycle and with the wife and kids approval (youngest kid 22) I hope to wear out some tires.
More when I get it home.
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The kids approval? What parenting book is that in?
Son, can I buy a moorcycle?
Hey, congrats and I hope the bike is everything you hope for. I know I really like mine. The Wee is really a good thing.
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Congrats and welcome to the forum. What part of southern Illinois? I'm in Glen Carbon but bought my used wee in Fairfield. Good Luck and
Stay Safe. Dave
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The biggest thing I notice upon my first Strom ride, was how much better a modern bike handles, than the old early 80's bikes I'd been riding......you'll be shocked!
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The kids approval? What parenting book is that in?
Son, can I buy a moorcycle?
Hey, congrats and I hope the bike is everything you hope for. I know I really like mine. The Wee is really a good thing.
my son does not hesitate to scold me for spending his inheritance
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:23 AM
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... I have been blessed lately, enough to by a new motorcycle and with the wife and kids approval (youngest kid 22) I hope to wear out some tires. ...
Congrats on the new bike, being blessed, and being a family man!
My son always approves, and then it goes something like this .... "I'm getting, I mean, you're keeping, the old one, right?"
My wife and daughter never offically approve. They resignedly approve (if that's a word at all).
Good luck with the new bike and wearing out the tires. Then get Pilot Road 3s.
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my son does not hesitate to scold me for spending his inheritance

Ah, yes, the greedy hands reaching out before the grave. Wife and I are spending it down so the kids can have what we started out with ...NOTHING!
I have given at least one son a motorcycle though. We are generous occasionally.
Do your kids ever pay back the "LOANS"? Funny how that doesn't work!
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:11 AM
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I stated that wrong (with the approval of my wife and kids) I should have said
"with the encouragement of my wife and kids"
Went Saturday and picked it up, trailer queened her back home ( for various reasons) got home kinda late so no pics on Saturday but today



I bought it at Big St. Charles Motorsports in St. Charles Mo. I worked with Bob Emerson, good guy I liked him. They gave me a price that I though I better grab.
The are averaging like 260 bikes in October and 300 a month in the summer. Cant sell that many with out good prices.
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:15 AM
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Congrats and welcome to the forum. What part of southern Illinois? I'm in Glen Carbon but bought my used wee in Fairfield. Good Luck and
Stay Safe. Dave
I live in the country near Mt. Vernon
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Old 11-05-2012, 12:20 AM
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The biggest thing I notice upon my first Strom ride, was how much better a modern bike handles, than the old early 80's bikes I'd been riding......you'll be shocked!
Yes! I was shocked this bike is awesome. My son rode it down to the corner and back and said I he ever got a road bike this bike is exactly what he would want.
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