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thunderrun53

New VFR1200 Owner Here

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Hello all, I'm introducing myself as the new owner of a slightly loved 2010 VFR1200.  So far, I love this bike.  I've been on sportbikes for 22 years and it was time to get something a bit more comfy.  I look forward to reading and learning as much as I can from the smart people on this forum.

 

Currently, racing takes up 90% of my energy and focus.  I race with CMRA in the Ultra-Light Endurance series.  I have a team called FMD Racing based out of San Antonio.  We have 5 racers and 4 bikes all ridden by combat veterans and supported by Race for the Wounded and C&D Powersports.  If anyone has time, check out Race for the Wounded and FMD Racing and give us a like on facebook.  

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Welcome to the site. :beer:

 

Any photos of the bike?

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Welcome to the madhouse thunderrun53. That's a beautiful looking 2010 model. That colour combo is Great, certainly looks well cared for, hope it gives you many a mile of two wheeled pleasure.

Cheers.:beer:

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Hope that hound by the rear wheel is not doing a leg lift! Hmm first one I have seen with the same sliders I have on mine. Bike looks well looked after. That stock seat could inflict severe agony if you go long distances on your new ride. Welcome.

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Thank you Grum.  It was the color that caught my eye first. The previous owner did a pretty good job of keeping the bike nice, but he did a few modifications that I'm undoing now.  For some reason he blacked out the inside of the windscreen with paint.  I have no idea why someone would do that.

 

EhViffer, the dog back there, Odin, only pees on the tires of my truck.  That's his thing.  I rode about 415 miles yesterday and didn't have too much of an issue on my backside, but I wouldn't mind upgrading to something a bit more apt for two up riding.  I'm also looking forward to a good top box with a back rest for my wife.  It's been so hot here 95F/35C that it's hard to get comfortable at all.  Sweaty butt syndrome is the reality down here in Texas.

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