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Old 11-14-2012, 12:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone - I'm a "late bloomer" - 41 and just got my endorsement. Bought an '02 Shadow ACE, which I'm really excited about. Good to meet you all!

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Old 11-14-2012, 01:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the club -- of late bloomers as well as riders. You'll find there are a lot of people on this forum that started later in life. I was 45 when I got my endorsement this year and bought my first bike (since I was a kid, anyway). There's even a thread on here pertaining to that very topic. So, ride safe and have fun!
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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welcome to the club Jeff, nice to see another Shadow rider in Vegas
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Old 11-14-2012, 04:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Welcome to the club -- of late bloomers as well as riders. You'll find there are a lot of people on this forum that started later in life. I was 45 when I got my endorsement this year and bought my first bike (since I was a kid, anyway). There's even a thread on here pertaining to that very topic. So, ride safe and have fun!
Thanks Bryan. A lot of people warned me about learning to ride in Vegas, so I'm pretty conservative when I ride (which has been a sum total of about 5 hours so far). The bike I just bought now won't start - so I get to learn about the OTHER half of owning a motorcycle now.
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welcome to the club Jeff, nice to see another Shadow rider in Vegas
Thanks GhostRider. Have you always lived and/or ridden here? Do you think it's any more dangerous here than in other cities?
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Hello Jeff!

I got mine at 45. Enjoy!
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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WElcome to the forum, I envy you living in Nevada!
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I'm new to the forum and new to Vegas. Apart from that it's been a long time since I was new to anything. Good to see there are some locals here.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:37 PM   #10 (permalink)
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PS The bike I just bought has a crankcase guide plug leak. I feel your pain about the "other" half of owning a bike.
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