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post #1 of 13 Old 05-06-2014, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation I'm now an official Stromtrooper! Picked up a 2012 Wee this weekend!

At long last I can now call myself an official Stromtrooper. I picked up a very nice 2012 Wee Adventure model in Alabama on Saturday and rode it back almost 900 miles to Austin, TX. I have to say, the bike is downright amazing, especially coming from my 1982 Kawasaki KZ550 LTD. It's almost like stepping into a spaceship from a horse and buggy. The bike is soooo smooth and handles like a dream! I feel so much more secure and confident and couldn't be happier! And what at amazing ride back too! The weather was perfect - blue skies, cool evenings and mornings, warm but not too hot afternoons...just perfect riding weather. Here's some info:

2012 Wee Adventure, 5800 mi, Black
Farkles in addition to crash bars and side cases that come standard: skid plate, Rox risers, Koubalink 1" lowered, tool tube, hand guards, matching Suzuki top case, Suzuki case liners, center stand, 2 fuel bottles and holders attached to panniers.

I think I'm pretty set with farkles for now, but do want to add a fork brace and USB outlet.

Thanks again to the folks that replied to my various threads. I'm sure I'll have more now that I'm an official owner! Here's a couple pics of the new ride.
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post #2 of 13 Old 05-06-2014, 08:12 PM
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congrats!! thats a good looking ride. you won't regret the fork brace, I have the one from Adventure Tech and it is worth every penny.
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post #3 of 13 Old 05-06-2014, 08:24 PM
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Congrats on the new ride, and you have that set up really well.

Looks great!
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post #4 of 13 Old 05-06-2014, 08:39 PM
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Wow....great deal. Congrats on your new ride. Enjoy the miles

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post #5 of 13 Old 05-06-2014, 09:14 PM
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Thumbs up Congrats

Very Good. Great looking.
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post #6 of 13 Old 05-06-2014, 11:45 PM
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i'm pleased for you but a wee bit envious since i am wee-less!



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be well.

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post #7 of 13 Old 05-06-2014, 11:50 PM
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Congrats. My first bike was an 81 LTD 550. I think the Wee is the closest bike I've had to it's seating position since that bike. I've had a Concours and a number of cruisers. It's good to be back on an upright bike.

What did you do with your LTD?
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post #8 of 13 Old 05-07-2014, 07:16 AM Thread Starter
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Congrats. My first bike was an 81 LTD 550. I think the Wee is the closest bike I've had to it's seating position since that bike. I've had a Concours and a number of cruisers. It's good to be back on an upright bike.

What did you do with your LTD?
I've still got the LTD and debating whether to keep it or sell it. I haven't been riding very long and it's my first bike too, so I'm a bit attached to it. Although, I could use the money after buying the Wee.
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Welcome! It's a great ride. Just bought my second one, a 2013 Wee.


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post #10 of 13 Old 05-07-2014, 04:26 PM
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Congratulations! May many trips be in your future.
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