About Motorcyclist mtnair03
Member for: 5 years, 216 days
- Road Rep: 10 points
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What's in my Garage? 2005 BMW R1200rt 2010 Honda NT700v
Old for a beginner
My good friend Mando has loved and ridden motorcycles all of his adult life. He used to own a 1999 Honda Shadow 750 Ace and a 2003 Silver Wing Scooter. For over two years he tried to sell me the Shadow so we could ride together. In 2012 at the age of 67 I gave in and bought his Shadow.
After a couple trips to Americade and the Dragon on the Shadow, I wanted a touring motorcycle. Consequently, I bought a 2005 BMW R1200rt. Great bike, but tall for this short, senior citizen. In the mean time (2014) Mando bought a new 2010 Honda NT700v from a dealer in Wisconsin. I fell in love with the size and handling of his NT. A year later I found a similar NT with 873 miles. The original owner had bought it new in 2011 and had never had it out of his home town.
BY 2015, I had three motorcycles.
Since then, the BMW has had lowering shocks and a special seat installed. I am now flatfooted on the BMW as I am on the NT. Since I wasn't riding the Shadow, I recently sold it.
mtnair03 has been a member of our motorcycle community for 5 years, 216 days. Since becoming a member, mtnair03 has racked up 10 road reputation points!
The best of the best. These folks have ridden and shared more roads than any other ORJ member this month.