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I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« on: December 07, 2017, 12:49:17 am »
Hello COG's,

Today I bought a 2012 C14 in Arabian Red from Jones Honda in Columbia Missouri.  With only 9800 miles on the odo, it came with several nice upgrades.

My last two big bikes have been a '91, and a '94 Honda ST-1100.  I still have the 91.  While ST's are great bikes, it recently became obvious to me that the 1991 was getting a bit cranky and incontinent. It was time for a significant upgrade.

My first bike was a 1975 Kawasaki G4TR-E 100.  I was 13 when I bought it and we lived right outside of Ft. Hood, Texas.  I still look back at how the world has changed since then.  When I was 14 I could go ride all day on Ft. Hood.  I'm not saying I ever took that bike into the impact area, but I will say there are thousands of miles of tank trail on Ft. Hood.  It was heaven for a me.

Since purchasing that G4 in 1979, there have been many other bikes, and there have been some ex-wives. But I now am looking forward to some real distance touring on my new-to-me C14. 

I'd like to thank Connie owner, and member here, Mike Spickelmier (MizzouMike) for his assistance in acquainting me with the model and the COG tribe.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2017, 01:42:15 am by Shiny, Reason: Adding info »
Chris Dunn, Columbia, Missouri
Active: 2012 Kawasaki Concours 14 (Serenity); 1991 Honda ST-1100 (Brittney 2)
Retired: 2008 Suzuki TU-250 (UJM); 1994 Honda ST-1100 (Brittney 1); 1976 Yamaha TT500 (Thumper); 1975 Kawasaki G4TR-E 100 (Shelly); 1969 Honda CB 450 (Midnight)

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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2017, 12:52:31 am »
Welcome Chris, grats on the new ride. :motonoises:

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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2017, 01:04:25 am »
Welcome to the insanity...  Now lets get down to the Spider Ride in the fall!!!   :great:
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2017, 01:05:24 am »
Congrats on your new-to-you-bike and welcome to CO
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 01:20:36 am »
Hi,
      LOL! :-[

Motorcycles....Ex-Wives....

It's only money!!! ;D >:D >:D >:D
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2017, 01:24:50 am »
How apropos as there is a National in TX coming up where all that is Concours can be seen and experienced. Welcome aboard.  :beerchug:
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2017, 02:07:29 am »
Welcome Chris!!!
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 10:44:10 am »
Welcome aboard, good luck with the new ride, a bit of a power upgrade from the ST.
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2017, 11:22:11 am »
Welcome to the madness!  Now get started on the farkles.  :)

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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2017, 12:16:22 pm »
Welcome dude. I only have Ex-Bikes, no Ex-wives...still takes money.

Enjoy!
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2017, 01:59:58 pm »
Welcome Chris, I'm looking forward to the ride we talked about.
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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2017, 12:10:33 am »
 Chris welcome, congrats on your new c14 enjoy,and ride safe. :beerchug: :great:

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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2018, 03:40:38 pm »
Welcome!!  :)

We do several rides that are close enough for you to join in on. There are many in your area and east that join in.
PM me your email addy and I will put you on the email list.

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Re: I Just Bought a New-to-Me 2012 C14 in Columbia, Missouri
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2018, 01:32:43 pm »
Welcome!  And with the fastest color too!! :beerchug:
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