Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: MARCO ISLAND, FL, W. NC USA
Start searching around this site for more info than you'll ever need.
You need to run the bike in the 4,000 rpm range for the sweet performance you desire.
The seat can be raised by a flip found under the seat. (many of us got rebuilt custom aftermarket seats)
I think the 05 had the adjustable hydraulic rear shock.
I believe the HP increased in 2005, someone will correct me if wrong.
For what you paid you can put a few bucks into AND HAVE A GREAT ride.
DO NOT STOP USING THE FRONT BRAKE WITH THE WHEEL SLIGHTLY TURNED! (unless you want to experiance how truly heavy she is)
I really loved our 2006 bought new and traded w about 100K on it.
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