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Offline Himself

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Rush of blood to the brain
« on: July 13, 2019, 19:58:52 »
Hello All,

Following a sudden rush of blood to the brain, it appears I am the owner of a red 2016 V-Strom 1000 complete with all of the bits that suggest I'm off on a world tour. Bits notwithstanding the test ride to set my mind at ease before buying, was a blast.

I'd ridden there on my 1000SX, which could not be any more different to the V-Strom. Both are heaps of fun yet in totally different ways. The V-Strom's gyroscopic front wheel needs a totally different technique to make it corner. And the screen on the V-Strom (Givi Airflow - two bladed thing) ... WoW ... Spot on 70MPH and not some much as 1 mph more - honest - with my visor up! Highly impressed.

Looking forward to discovering all the foibles and characteristics of a totally different bike

Cheers Himself

Moped - CB200 - GT380 - CB750 - GS750 (850 Yoski kit) - CB900 full of Moriwaki bits - GPZ1100 - GS1000S - Kids - Suzuki 650F - Tiger 1050 - Versys 1000 - and now the SX and the V-Strom


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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2019, 20:49:40 »
 :welcome: hope you enjoy your new vee.
Not far from you at Ollerton.  :thumb:
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2019, 20:51:24 »
Hello himself and  :welcome: from myself
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2019, 21:06:22 »
 :welcome2: enjoy yourself on your new vstrom 

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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2019, 22:03:54 »
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2019, 22:32:07 »
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2019, 23:07:42 »
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2019, 23:07:54 »
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2019, 23:18:43 »
 :welcome2: from a fellow red one, know what you mean about the front wheel, I'm working on a 17" conversion  :)


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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2019, 07:14:03 »
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2019, 07:20:16 »
Hello and welcome
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2019, 09:46:13 »
Ah! 'Tis Himself on the forum! Enjoy the Strom :grin:   and  :welcome:
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Re: Rush of blood to the brain
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2019, 17:04:15 »
Hello and  :welcome2:. Ah yes! The SX. I had one. So good at what it does but the heart thought it was tedious and boring. Unlike your new steed.
Look at the clock and the calendar.
It'll never be now again.
So just get out and do it.
As fast as you possibly can.
Because .........
Nothing travels faster than the speed of time.