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5 hours ago, MaxSwell said:

Bought in 2014 with 10,700 miles on her. Empty trailered to Virgina, bought from a pole barn, hauled to T-Mac where we found a rodent nest in the air box. (A pic was taken but I cannot find it). Too many upgrades to list but simply love this machine. 

That's impressive mileage for six years!  I used to ride that much, and hope to again someday.  🙂 

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15 hours ago, Budgie said:

just ordered a 2020 vfr arrives in september.  now what about bag options hmmm

Congrats, I didn't know they were still making them for sale anywhere. 

6 hours ago, BusyLittleShop said:

Anyone one else meeting their mileage expectations running a 30 grade???

 

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Ducati's recommended oil. With 4 bikes I'm sticking to the dino for the Hondas.

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2 hours ago, vfrcapn said:

Congrats, I didn't know they were still making them for sale anywhere. 

Ducati's recommended oil. With 4 bikes I'm sticking to the dino for the Hondas.

Hiya Mike... is that 30 grade for both???

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7 hours ago, Sparkie said:

I'm using 10-30.  I get 45+ mpg regularly.

Thanks Sparkie... I saved your photos for my next BITOG oil viscosity debate...

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3 hours ago, Baileyrock said:

Bought my 02 wrecked with 200 miles on it, rebuilt it and rode the crap out of it until 2016.

 

 

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No doubt Bailey miles are never in moderation... 100K Bailey miles equals 300K normal miles... I gather you're still running 5w30 Mobil 1???

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On 6/27/2020 at 2:16 AM, vfrcapn said:

Congrats, I didn't know they were still making them for sale anywhere. 

Ducati's recommended oil. With 4 bikes I'm sticking to the dino for the Hondas.

I bought mine new April 2020, lockdown and weather has her at 700 odd miles still. First service done and waiting to tour

 

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On 6/26/2020 at 11:16 PM, BusyLittleShop said:

No doubt Bailey miles are never in moderation... 100K Bailey miles equals 300K normal miles... I gather you're still running 5w30 Mobil 1???

You know it Larry, thanks for oil your input throughout the years.

I actually just fired up my 6th gen last week after  4 years and it still sounds good!

Kevin (baileyrock)

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6 hours ago, HareBrain said:

 

Are you hoping to sell it on for $80,005? Because I think you might be disappointed.

Maybe in some foreign currency you could get 80,000 something. Name of the bike is "First Wife" you being a sane smart person like you are, do you think I would ever, ever sell her? Let me answer for you, NOoO : )

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On 9/15/2020 at 4:34 PM, ridervfr said:

Maybe in some foreign currency you could get 80,000 something. Name of the bike is "First Wife" you being a sane smart person like you are, do you think I would ever, ever sell her? Let me answer for you, NOoO : )

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Loooove 3rd gens . . . .  :wub:

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I bought my NOS 2015 DLX on Wednesday. I'm very pleased that it appears I will get many (s)miles out of it for years to come with proper care. It's difficult to adequately express my level of excitement! I put 460 of those miles on.

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Bought the bike in July with 10,700 and I now have 14,600. Back in the saddle after 22 years absence; this is my 4th VFR after two 700s and an '86 750 in red-white-blue (the prettiest, but less punchy than the 698cc!).  Here's a surveillance photo, prowling around downtown Philadelphia.

 

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