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My first bike was a 09 Kawasaki EN 500LTD.
2nd was a 09 Yamaha 950 Tour,
3rd was a 95 883,
4th a 11 Victory Boardwalk,
5th a 12 XL1200C Sporty,
6th a 16 Indian Dark horse,
7th a 09 Kawasaki EN 500LTD,
8th is a 15 XL1200T sporty.
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My first bike was a 09 Kawasaki EN 500LTD.
2nd was a 09 Yamaha 950 Tour,
3rd was a 95 883,
4th a 11 Victory Boardwalk,
5th a 12 XL1200C Sporty,
6th a 16 Indian Dark horse,
7th a 09 Kawasaki EN 500LTD,
8th is a 15 XL1200T sporty.
Seven out of eight bikes are from the 21st century. God, I feel old!!!!! Thanks for that.
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First was a 2008 Suzuki s40.
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My first bike was a little Honda 50, one with the knobby wheel barrow tires. Used it to pull a wagon loaded with my tools when I worked in a salvage yard after school and summers as a teenager.
My first street bike was a KZ400. I put 100,000 miles on that bike and sold it for the same amount I paid for it. Didn't want to sell it, but starting a family and had bills to pay.
The Sportster was a friend's wife's bike, and when she passed he put it up for sale. I'd ridden the bike a couple times when I was up visiting them and was impressed with it, so I bought it.
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My first motorcycle was a 73 Yamaha RD-350
2nd: 73 Yamaha TX-750 in a rigid frame
3rd: 78 HD FXE
4th: 68 HD XLCH
5th: 75 HD XLH
6th: 66 HD XLCH
The Yamahas are gone, all the HD’s are still hangin around.
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