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post #1 of 9 Old 06-13-2019, 09:30 PM Thread Starter
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Hello All,

After 3 years on a CB500X I bought a 2019 VStrom 650 and am loving every minute on it. Use it for commuting but can't wait take her on tours this summer around North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Ralf
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post #2 of 9 Old 06-13-2019, 10:03 PM
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Welcome to the forum, Ralf.

2020 Eastern V-Strom Rally (website) - May 14 - 17, 2020
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2006 Suzuki V-Strom DL650K
1986 Honda Shadow VT700C
1974 Suzuki TM-250
1966 Triumph Bonneville T-120R
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post #3 of 9 Old 06-13-2019, 10:47 PM
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welcome aboard :-)

nice colour would look great near some snow :-)
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post #4 of 9 Old 06-14-2019, 02:27 AM
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Welcome and congrats on your new bike! She looks lovely.

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post #5 of 9 Old 06-14-2019, 03:20 AM
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Welcome to the Forum, Ralf. Congrats on your new ride.
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post #6 of 9 Old 06-14-2019, 07:28 AM
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Welcome aboard!

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1971 Honda CB500 Cafe Racer
1974 Honda CB550
1975 Honda CB750
1981 Honda Goldwing
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post #7 of 9 Old 06-14-2019, 07:07 PM
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Nice looking bike.
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post #8 of 9 Old 06-14-2019, 07:23 PM
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Where is home? That pic looks like a familar place.
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post #9 of 9 Old 06-14-2019, 09:43 PM
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There are some fantastic roads in those states! I explored VA a bit while I was riding my SV650S and that experience made me realize I needed something more upright. Looks like you've got the right bike for the job!
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