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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 07-18-2019, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
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Hey gang. New member. I’m about to purchse my first RG and I’m moving up from a Yamaha V Star 900. Weight wise that’s about 250-300 pounds more than my old bike. Was curious to hear your thoughts about moving up in weight. What you learned and your own experiences.

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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 07-18-2019, 10:11 PM
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Just buy it, then adjust

Seriously, once I pulled out of the parking lot I never thought about it again


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What Matt said. Just do it. I went from a vtx1300 to the road glide special. Do not regret one bit...ever. if you are aware of the weight you will be fine. Just be aware of surroundings for loose gravel and such. Even with old bike I was aware of my footing and such.

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What madmat and Livewire have already stated, buy it, adjust to it, you won't be sorry.
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Same as above. Welcome to the forum!


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Welcome to the Forum. Don't worry about the weight just be aware that its there. I mean that if you let it lean too much while stopped there is no recovery... If you are aware its there you will not have any problems.

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Welcome to the tank and congrats on the new scoot. Like the others have said don’t worry about the weight just remember that it’s there. Enjoy and ride safe.
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post #10 of 14 (permalink) Old 07-19-2019, 10:38 AM
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Congrats & Welcome.

You will adjust quickly once you put some time in the saddle.

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