Just bought a new Yamaha

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Just bought a new Yamaha

#1 Unread post by xsyamahadg » Fri May 04, 2007 9:43 pm

I just took delivery of a 2007 Yamaha 1100 V-Star Silverado on Monday, and so far I'm loving it. I had been looking at the Road Star, but because of my age and a bad knee from a crash years ago, I decided the Road Star was a bit too heavy for me to move around in my garage and parking spaces. So far I only have about 100 miles on the clock, but it looks like the 1100 is a winner. I have to say, the fit and finish on the new Yamaha is excellent. The paint and chrome work is typical Yamaha... perfect. I'll know more about the bike after I get it broken in. XS
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#2 Unread post by blues2cruise » Sat May 05, 2007 3:08 am

pics please.... :mrgreen:

or at least tell us what colour. :)

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#3 Unread post by xsyamahadg » Sat May 05, 2007 5:33 am

Oops, sorry..how ignorant of me :lol:

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#4 Unread post by blues2cruise » Sat May 05, 2007 2:00 pm

Looks very nice. I notice you already have an accessory nailed to the tree. :laughing:

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#5 Unread post by storysunfolding » Wed May 09, 2007 12:40 pm

That's a sharp and attractive ride... You know as usergroup moderator I'm sort of supposed to test ride all new bikes :wink:
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#6 Unread post by xsyamahadg » Wed May 09, 2007 12:46 pm

Come ahead and test ride it, I need someone to break it in for me. :D
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#7 Unread post by Biker Medic » Mon Feb 11, 2008 6:54 pm

[quote="xsyamahadg"]Oops, sorry..how ignorant of me :lol:

XS,
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#8 Unread post by Biker Medic » Mon Feb 11, 2008 6:55 pm

storysunfolding wrote:That's a sharp and attractive ride... You know as usergroup moderator I'm sort of supposed to test ride all new bikes :wink:

Ummm....I'm afraid not :D
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#9 Unread post by DarnMike » Sat May 24, 2008 12:06 am

Hey xsyamahadg I have the same color only mine is the 1300.

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#10 Unread post by 02custominfl » Sun May 25, 2008 9:54 am

I have an '02 1100 Custom, black, I love it too. And it has 82,000 miles so you'll be enjoying yours for a while if you keep it.

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#11 Unread post by DarnMike » Sun May 25, 2008 10:36 am

I would post a better pic but not quite sure how to do that right now but when I figure it out I will.
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Yamie wrote:I would post a better pic but not quite sure how to do that right now but when I figure it out I will.
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#13 Unread post by DarnMike » Sun May 25, 2008 8:02 pm

Hi dr_bar and tks. I tried that and it didn't work for me but then again maybe it is in my profile some where to activate it.
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#14 Unread post by BAJACRUISER » Mon Dec 22, 2008 11:46 pm

congratulations for your new ride....... :) Nice color....


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#15 Unread post by Starrider » Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:01 pm

Very nice bike... ya gotta love them 1100s.

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#16 Unread post by CC Ryder » Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:10 pm

Nice bike! I'm sure that you will have fun breaking it in....now have you found someone to ride with?

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#17 Unread post by xsyamahadg » Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:21 am

CC Ryder, check out my web site and you can see who I ride with:

http://rideohiomc1.proboards82.com

And after two seasons, I still love the bike.
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Re: Just bought a new Yamaha

#18 Unread post by xsyamahadg » Sun Oct 24, 2010 8:19 am

Well, it's the end of the 4th riding season for the V-Star Silverado and it is still flawless. All I have had to do is change the fluids on a regular basis and add gas. I may need a new rear tire for next season, but everything else is good to go, the chrome and paint remain perfect, not a bit of rust in sight. It's been a good old horse.

My next bike will no doubt be another Yamaha.

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Re: Just bought a new Yamaha

#19 Unread post by xsyamahadg » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:36 am

It's been 6 riding seasons, and starting on the 7th since I bought my 1100 V-Star Silverado and it continues to be flawless. The only issue I had was with hot starts, it didn't want to start after a ride in 90 temps, but a re-jet took care of that. I also changed over to synthetic oil, just for my own peace of mind. I'm looking at the V-Star 1300 tourer as an upgrade for the 1100, but that won't happen until we get some good riding weather in Ohio.

This is what the Silverado looks like today with 9K on the clock. I'm happy to report that it's been a good old horse.

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Re: Just bought a new Yamaha

#20 Unread post by madjak30 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:08 am

Still a nice looking ride...but it needs to be ridden more ;-)

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