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  1. #1
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    Greetings from the Granite City

    Good Morning All,

    Thought I would introduce myself, my name is Scott and I am from Aberdeen.

    After 12 years of riding Triumph (i know, i know) I decided to mix things up a little and see how the other half ride. So for my only my third bike, I sold my Thunderbird Storm and took a huge CC reduction to a reasonably priced Iron 883.
    the verdict so far.... to my surprise.... highly enjoyable. Sure i can now appreciate the scenery more and find it surreal when listening to a fast paced song how sedately the world flies by, however all in all I am very pleased.

    Not one to sit around I have already put my stamp on the bike with a few modestly priced non HD finishing touches. (had to buy Imperial tools!) and a few more planned (who needs baffles anyway?).

    So if you are around Aberdeen and happen to see a 'red denim' (read red-lead for those of the ilk and age) 883 with brass bits feel free to say hello.

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    Senior Member bluenose-1956's Avatar
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    Fit like Scott,

    Welcome to the forum from an exiled Heilan' man in Calderdale, West Yorkshire.

    I'm originally from Dufftown, Banffshire.

    I have owned and ridden Meriden Triumph's in the early 1980's, a TR7RV Tiger 750, a T140E Bonneville 750, a T160V Trident with Norman Hyde 871cc big bore kit, and finally a TSX-4 750.

    I now have a 2011 Iron 883 which I bought new, Sportster's are ideal for customising and putting your own mark on them. Hope you enjoy the forum, we're a small but friendly bunch of H-D owners.

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    Senior Member Whistler's Avatar
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    Welcome tae down the road a bit in Fife, far a fellow Iron owner. Great bikes the Iron. Had mine 2.5yrs now and still loving it.
    FTW )

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    Senior Member Dod's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forum from Kinross


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    Member Alec L's Avatar
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    Blairgowrie
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    Welcome Capn' from Blairgowrie. I was actually in Aberdeen today - first time for 10 years!

  7. #6
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    Hi from another 883 newbie from Strathaven

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