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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-30-2012, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
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On my way to work this morning I watched my odometer tick over to 59,000 miles. I've had her for just over 4 years. I bought her August 21st 2008 with just under 9,000 miles, and I've added 50,000 miles since then. I guess I've been enjoying her.

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Bought with just under 9000 miles on 08/19/2008
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WooHoo!

Keep the clock turning and you'll add another 100k to that in no time.


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Nice John! I bet you've enjoyed every one of those miles too! I know I have!


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Keep ridng like that John and you'll catch up the milage on my 94 (nearing 190K )in about 12 years .

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I've seen you ride John
Yep,,,,,,,, you've been enjoying it
I know that feeling as well. I bought mine in Sept. 2006 with 46,000. She now has 120,000 on the clock and going strong

Keep enjoying

The things I liked,,,,I\'ve tried em twice!
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My 2000 yr model is 350 miles away from 100 grand. I think it will go another 100. Had 68000 2 yrs ago.

Don't want a deal with alot of flibiddy-flab or mumbo-jumbo...........

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Congrats! I love watching the odo change numbers.
I should hit 93k in a week or two, and it had about 15k when purchased in '05.

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You almost have it broken in John...... a few more years and she should be fully broken in and a great riding machine for many more years.

I bought mine July 5th with 108,000. Today she has 115,000 and climbing fast, she runs wonderfully and looking forward to another 200K.

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On my way to work this morning I watched my odometer tick over to 59,000 miles. I've had her for just over 4 years. I bought her August 21st 2008 with just under 9,000 miles, and I've added 50,000 miles since then. I guess I've been enjoying her. John
Keep working on it John, my 1500 had 65,000 miles on it when I got it and 175000 when I sold it two years ago. She gave me 110,000 miles of trouble free miles in the seven years I had it.

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A bunch of riders on this forum! Thanks all!

John


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