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Many thanks Cliff for that write up and comparison that I asked you for. You left me no room for a come back question.

You too E.D., for the other side of the coin.

I thought about which one to look for, the B650 or the SW600 but not for long. I will go with a Silver Wing. I do ride at night. Riding all through the year tends to put you in that situation. My B400 is an '07 so it has only the single light with a high beam on the other side. Woefully inadequate. I can't see into the turns and curves. I bought an '08 right side light assembly for that so all I have to do is switch them out and do some wiring. I am also adding riding lights. The SW has only one light in the center so I am adding riding lights to that too, when I get one. E.D., I don't mind too much how they affect the look of the bike, so long as I can see the road. Thanks for the break down guys.
You're welcome Hammer. I'm glad you could make the choice you like. I don't think you could wrong anyway that you went, it's just a matter of preferences. The Silver Wing is a great Bike. I am also on the Silver Wing Forum http://www.silverwing600.com/.

I get on the Silver Wing site once in a while, I'm even on there right now! john grinsel is writing about getting a new scooter, and not a Siver Wing, he's looking at Kymco's and maybe a Burgman 400 or somehting else!.

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By mid-summer I plan to purchase new bike/scooter. I like to trade at 50,000 miles. My scooter 2013 leftover SilverWing, my 2nd.

So went to look at Kymco dealers----2 in my area have stopped Kymco scooters. Next dealer either 100 miles to north or south=too far for me. The dealer is more important than than bike.

Do not want to buy 3rd SilverWing. Main drawback too heavy and not great handling loaded . They do not break often. I buy only new.

So list at present very limited----maybe leftover Honda Forza--dealer in my neighborhood. Last 2 choices, Vespa (had 4 in past) but dealer 100 miles away. Scooter expensive, can be made buffet free with right windshield, aplus. Last 2 new Vespas cost me each $400. When Sears got out of scooter business--1969 got a 125 in the crate...$400 Mid 1980's Army PX Pirmasens Germany--PX got out of scooters, as GI's had difficult time getting operating license---$400 US model PX 150 with auto oiling---really enjoyed that scooter, my choice for vacations in Switzerland mountains. My garage had other bikes, but liked to use Vespa AND could buy Burgman 650, but the $12,000 to get in expensive and maybe too heavy for old fart--78 this year. Burgman 400 is possibility, already had 2 new---Suzuki USA is not bringing them in 2017. I like them,non-linked brakes.

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I get on the Silver Wing site once in a while, I'm even on there right now!
Is Cliffyk there?

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Looks like acw patrick got one of these. Dunno if still has the PC800 he traded the 400 for.

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Bolzen,
Sure he is on there, from time to time.
I don't see you on there, you better sign up, get on and chat. Tim, the Cosmic Jumper will be glad to see you. It's a nice place. I get on there sometimes, but on here more.

Here was his last log on.
cliffyk 2016-05-15 Thu 16 Mar 2017, 17:28 Posts 26

Patrick hasn't been there since 2013.
acworthpatrick 2011-03-28 Tue 30 Apr 2013, 16:40 Posts 141

They don't seem to post on there as much as us. The board doesn't seem that busy, but I don't watch the stats.
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2008 Burgman AN400 K8 Red (The Red Baron)
1977 Honda CB 750 Silver
1977 Penneys 50 Moped Red
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Thanks, E.D. -- but this board is more than enough for me. From time to time i visit my former places, you know - those good memories and things like that Please give the guys my best regards, and tell Cliffyk to come back - i'll forgive everything
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Sure he is on there, from time to time. <<<<SNIP>>>>They don't seem to post on there as much as us. <<<<SNIP>>>>
It's like NO ONE on HERE has 8,125 + posts, mostly about NOTHING.
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It's like NO ONE on HERE has 8,125 + posts, mostly about NOTHING.
LOL, you said it, not me!
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