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  • Hello From Lincoln Nebraska

    I've been riding 2-wheelers for almost 50 years now but I'm fairly new to the Road Star. I was just getting ready to sign up for the "old" Road Star Clinic and low and behold, it is shut(ing) down. I gained a ton of valuable information from the old website as a guest and wanted to continue learning about my Roadie so I joined 3 Road Star Facebook Groups. That's where I found the announcement for this "new" Road Star Clinic Forum.

    A little history on my Bike:
    I found my '07 Road Star (XV1700A) late last fall (2017). At the time it had about 12,000 miles on it and had sat for at least 3 years. It ran but only on 1/2 to 3/4 choke and sounded like crap, and was backfiring like crazy. It was in pretty good shape otherwise other than needing tires and a thorough cleaning. I trailered it home and within a week had a lower carb kit installed, jets cleaned, and all fluids & filters changed. Since that time I've put about 1,000 miles on it and have made the following changes. Added a Memphis Shades Fats Windshield, Highway Bars & Pegs, Luggage Rack, Driver's Back Rest, E. D. Seat, Beach Bars & new grips, Rush Exhaust, Saddlebags, Luggage Rack Bag, Tightened the Neck Bearing (It had a deceleration wobble at ~35-40 mph) and removed the AIS. All of the wrenching knowledge was gained from the old Road Star Clinic website. Thanks Guys!!

    I'm looking forward to learning more about my Roadie, and maybe even offer some knowledge if I can.

    Cheers!!!

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    Toronto Canada

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      Welcome from Cali

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      • #4
        Welcome from Dallas
        Peace,
        Baron Wilhelm Gustav von Schmidt III
        (But you can call me Joe)

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        • #5
          Welcome to the Clinic, from Plano Texas.

          Ride safe.

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          • #6
            Glad to have you as a member! Hard to get to know a secret guest!!
            "There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer."
            Chris, 2004 Roadstar Silverado

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            • #7
              Welcome to the Clinic from Scorpion Gulch, Arizona.

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              • #8
                Hi, and welcome to the RSC from San Diego, CA.
                Gerry

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                • #9
                  welcome from north east Iowa
                  on the road again

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                  • #10
                    Welcome to the clinic. From Boston
                    Is the word PICTURE a picture?

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                    • #11
                      Welcome from Sturgis Mi

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                      • #12
                        Welcome from another 07 Midnight. Madera,Ca

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                        • #13
                          Welcome to the RSC from Northeast Nebraska. I attended the bike show in Lincoln yesterday only saw one Roadie...and it was pink.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by davej View Post
                              Ok davej, gotta ask, how did you get the old site "welcome" sign?

                              And welcome to 07Roadstar!

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                              • #16
                                copy/paste from old site

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by LDofDC View Post
                                  Welcome to the RSC from Northeast Nebraska. I attended the bike show in Lincoln yesterday only saw one Roadie...and it was pink.
                                  Whoa, Pink??? Where at in Northeast Nebraska? I grew up in Sioux City, IA

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                                  • #18
                                    I think Tyke has moved stuff over here????
                                    Yep

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                                    • #19
                                      Good to see new folks joining the new site!
                                      Manuals, Roadwing, other stuff
                                      PGR
                                      PGT MT

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                                      • #20
                                        from Sunny Phoenix, AZ its just a dry heat

                                        Rod

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