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    old fl rider

    I am 75 years old. Still riding. Have had many bikes from scooters to cruisers to Sport Touring (ST1300/FJR). I once even had a Pacific Coast.

    The NT looks nice and I am looking at them. Currently have a Silverwing scooter and a VStrom DL650

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    Re: old fl rider

    Welcome to the forum.
    Wayne
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    Re: old fl rider

    welcome to you down in warm country! I also had a PC800, actually 2 of them. NT was best fit, and FI. like lower 700cc 64 hp to 46 hp of PC

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    97 PC800 67,664 miles in 3.3 yrs::'96 PC800 160,560 miles in 10.5 yrs::'82 GL500 Silverwing::'83 Shadow500::'78Suzuki GS550::'73Suzuki TC125::Suzuki TM400

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    Re: old fl rider

    Welcome to NT-World, ol fl rider! We've got a great Forum and, IMNSHO, the NT is a great bike. I started riding in 97 and my first bike was an '83 GL650i Silverwing. I followed that with two '99 Kawasaki Concours before buying my NT in March of 2010. It's done everything I've asked of it for the last 125,000 miles!
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    Re: old fl rider

    Welcome to the NT forum! If you liked the PC, you will like the NT even better!
    I currently have a 2010 NT and a 2009 Suzuki DL650. Great combo.....
    TIM WILKES
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    Re: old fl rider

    Hi, Silverwing is a nice ride, at RoadRunner weekend a couple ride one, they ride fast and always in control.
    Old Man with too little time and too much to ride

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    Re: old fl rider

    Welcome neighbor. I live in North East Naples and I ride a 2010 Red NT. They are the fast NT models and we get more looks. HaHa. If you would like to meet sometime just send me a pm and we will arrange a meet. Enjoy our beautiful riding weather.

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    Re: old fl rider

    Looks like you found a good fit for your toybox. Enjoy your ride.
    Karl
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    Re: old fl rider

    Quote Originally Posted by tawilke46 View Post
    I currently have a 2010 NT and a 2009 Suzuki DL650. Great combo....
    I personally have a 2010 NT700V (NaTalie) and 2013 NC700X (NaNCy) with the DCT. Both in silver. Now those are a perfect combo.
    Last edited by Brillot2000; 12-01-2017 at 05:54 PM. Reason: Added Bike Color
    Bruce B.
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