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Offline George R. Young

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No longer a Concours owner
« on: July 15, 2019, 07:13:59 am »
Last Saturday, a fellow from Newfoundland flew into Ottawa, packed his kit into the Concours bags, and headed out to ride back to the ferry to the 'rock'.

Slight sadness here, I've had the Concours since 2003, and I probably won't be doing any more long distance riding. On a positive note, I should have a replacement motorcycle within a week or so.

But my eBay user name is 'concoursowner', what shall I do?
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2019, 10:35:22 am »
Buy a C14 quick so you are not false advertising on eBay!!!
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2019, 11:57:01 am »
You know, I thought the same when I let go of my C14 for the Indian.  Now I can't ride that Indian enough.  So perhaps with a new bike the urge to travel far and wide will come back.
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2019, 03:07:01 pm »
Slight sadness here, I've had the Concours since 2003, and I probably won't be doing any more long distance riding.

I have never done any long distance riding on my Concours.  It fills the role for comfort, convenience, reliability, and power on short or long rides.

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On a positive note, I should have a replacement motorcycle within a week or so.

Then why did you sell your Concours?

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But my eBay user name is 'concoursowner', what shall I do?

Buy another Concours? :)
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2019, 05:36:40 pm »
Last Saturday, a fellow from Newfoundland flew into Ottawa, packed his kit into the Concours bags, and headed out to ride back to the ferry to the 'rock'.

Slight sadness here, I've had the Concours since 2003, and I probably won't be doing any more long distance riding. On a positive note, I should have a replacement motorcycle within a week or so.

But my eBay user name is 'concoursowner', what shall I do?


Change your user name to "concoursEowner".

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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2019, 10:51:19 am »
Change it to: 'usedtohaveaconcoursbutIsoldittobuyanotherbike'
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #6 on: July 17, 2019, 08:07:39 am »
Go hang out on the Oldwing sites, like you're already doing. Geezer... ::)
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2019, 09:28:01 am »
 :rotflmao:
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #8 on: July 17, 2019, 06:18:29 pm »
Go hang out on the Oldwing sites, like you're already doing. Geezer... ::)

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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2019, 06:18:27 am »
Oh yes he did!
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2019, 12:54:29 pm »
We'll see I guess. Might as well kick him in the junk while he still checks in. 8)
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2019, 07:15:13 am »
Really?  :rotflmao:   I got a bunch of crap when I sold the C14 for the Indian Roadmaster.  That's pretty much an old man's bike.  Well, not so old.  I daresay the age bracket of these old guy bike types is very similar to ours
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2019, 07:39:50 am »
Go hang out on the Oldwing sites, like you're already doing. Geezer... ::)
Well, the replacement is a 2003 Suzuki SV650S, a bit different from a Goldwing. I went to see it yesterday, had a test ride (on a gravel road, no less), everything seemed fine. The seller delivered it from Green Valley, ON to Ottawa, it's in the garage now, should be registered today. I admit to being a geezer, but not yet a sedate geezer.

Edit to add: And (!), it has a Ninja ZX14 shock to replace the stock one, so I can legitimately still call myself concoursowner on eBay. Oooeee.
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2019, 07:56:56 am »
Well, the replacement is a 2003 Suzuki SV650S, a bit different from a Goldwing. I went to see it yesterday, had a test ride (on a gravel road, no less), everything seemed fine. The seller delivered it from Green Valley, ON to Ottawa, it's in the garage now, should be registered today. I admit to being a geezer, but not yet a sedate geezer.

Edit to add: And (!), it has a Ninja ZX14 shock to replace the stock one, so I can legitimately still call myself concoursowner on eBay. Oooeee.

Long black socks with shorts? Isn't there a law against such carnage in Canada?   ;)
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Re: No longer a Concours owner
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2019, 09:29:20 am »
Congrats, George! That should feel light as a feather after the Connie. 8)
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