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    Brought home the 06!

    Finally picked up the 06 TW I bought a few weeks ago. Background, on my way to the airport to go visit my GF in England for a few weeks I stopped and looked at it as it was 100 miles from my house. Made the deal and flew to England. While I was away I had them put a new front tire on her and reserved a small Uhaul for when I got back. I got to Cocoa from Orlando and stayed at a hotel on the beach that night, was up at 430 because of the time change. So I went to Home Depot and bought a 1/2" 2x4 piece of plywood, metal strips and a couple of straps. Ramp and securing options settled. I had reserved the 4x8 trailer as it sits below the height of my Outback and hardly any drag. Unfortunately the lights did not work so they gave me a 5 x 8. No problem towing but it does knock my MPG down to 18 because of the drag at 75 mph.

    The little thing looks lost in the bigger trailer!

    Took her for a short spin around the hood when I got home and squeezed her into the garage with the Road Glide Ultra and the CB500x RR. She looks tiny compared to them. Only pic I got was in the trailer though. Bonus, she has an LED headlight along with the LED turn signals.

    Original pic from a few weeks ago.
    Last edited by Juno; 09-21-2018 at 06:17 AM.

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    Congrats. Let the fun begin!
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    Looks great.
    You love the 2006 because it's so... unique to other years.
    Wait, did I say that? It's just like other years.
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    2008 Vespa 150"S" (Elec & Kick Start)
    2007 Ural Patrol (2WD, Elec & Kick Start)
    2006 Yamaha TW200 (Elec & Kick Start)
    1995 BMW K75 (Elec Start)
    1991 Honda XR250L (Kick Start Only)
    1986 Yamaha BW200ES (Elec & Kick Start)
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    Nice find. Congrats
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    Just like mine, which I bought in 06 and just passed 20,000 miles this week!

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    Looking great, recently I towed the same bike, i am a truck driver at Rite Way.
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    Awesome, that's the best year!
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