Old dog, old tricks - Wrist Twisters
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 Old 11-10-2015, 12:34 PM Thread Starter
Again!
 
51db919's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Livermore
Posts: 7
Rep Power: 1
 
Old dog, old tricks

OK, back in the saddle after almost twenty years. Finally got around to getting a bike again before it's to late. I'm 51 and have been borrowing and riding others bikes for far to long. Found me a nice '05 919 w/4.5K miles, very clean. When I was looking to buy I considered cruisers and Harleys and went for a few test rides but couldn't see why I would want to lounge around when I ride. I've always loved a good roller coaster and this bike is a great ride for me. This forum has been a big help. Since I bought the bike I have replaced the original 10 year old tires, removed the smog, fixed a couple wiring problems, dialed in the suspension and modified the rear fender all by reading through these threads. You guys are a great resource. I'll post some photos soon as I get the chance. Got the bike 10/16 and I'm already annoying my wife and kids by disappearing twice a week on rides. Trying to get hours on the road to relearn some old tricks. If you're SF EastBay I'll see you on the road.

51db919 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 11-10-2015, 01:18 PM
Tribunus Laticlavius
 
voodooridr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Salinas, CA
Posts: 4,601
Rep Power: 1
 
Welcome, you're lucky to live that close to skyline/hwy 35


Dan
voodooridr is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 11-10-2015, 02:11 PM
Cornicen
 
gibbonater's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 594
Rep Power: 1
 
Welcome to the forum. You will not be disappointed with the 9er.

Bikes:
2004 V-Rod (sold)
2004 CBR600F4i (sold)
2003 RC51
2010 Triump Scrambler (sold)
2003 CB900F
2004 CBR 600rr

Non Bikes:
2007 JK Sahara
2005 CTS V (sold)
2006 Audi S4
gibbonater is offline  
 
post #4 of 5 Old 11-10-2015, 02:32 PM
I'm going riding.
 
scrat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: West Fargo, ND
Posts: 1,274
Rep Power: 1
 

Awards Showcase
Veteran 
Total Awards: 1

Welcome! Have some fun modding, lots of fun zipping, and try your hardest to wear it out my 9er has been close to my heart for nearly a decade, and I still enjoy fiddling with it and riding it

30,000 mile 919 survivor. No plans of stopping the abuse any time soon.
scrat is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 11-10-2015, 03:02 PM
rmb
Let's go!
 
rmb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Sussex Couty NJ
Posts: 7,649
Rep Power: 1
 

Awards Showcase
Wrist Twisters Event Attendance Wrist Twisters Event Attendance Wrist Twisters Event Attendance Wrist Twisters Event Attendance 
Total Awards: 9

Hello and welcome!

rmb is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Wrist Twisters forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome