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I've been riding motorcyles for 30 years now. As a teenager I owned a couple of Kawasakis and then I bought a Suzuki GS-550 after I joined the military. That all changed in 1989 when I bought my first and only Harley. I purchased a 1989 883 Sportster from the Air Force Exchange while stationed in the Philippines. I've had it ever since. Two years ago I did a Thunderstorm conversion and she runs great. I dyno'd the bike and got 82.3 hp and 72 ft lbs of torque. I'm very pleased with the results. Every time I ride it I feel like a kid again, its very exhilirating!

I'm just hitting 26 years in the Air Force now and will be retiring soon. For now I'm enjoying my tour in Hawaii and the many days I get to ride. It truly is paradise. :D

I look forward to more posts in the future. Kindest regards, chieftd
 

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Welcome chief. Sporty's are lots of fun, still wish I had mine. Visit the vets forum also.
 

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chieftd,

welcome aboard! Let's see a pic of your sled.

regards,

wyo
 

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Welcome to the forum Chief, just retired from USN after 23 years. It's a great feeling. Enjoy Hawaii....
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Welcome Chief from a retired (a long time ago) Navy E-9. Great forum here.
 

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Welcome chieftd, welcome to the fourums and your future entry in the world of retar...., I mean retirees:D Quite a few of us here, enjoy and post often...................
 

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Welcome Chief!

Retired 18 months ago after giving the Navy 20 years.

This is a great place, lots of information and good people.
 

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chieftd said:
82.3 hp and 72 ft lbs of torque

I'm just hitting 26 years in the Air Force now and will be retiring soon.
Welcome to the forum. 82.3 hp is pretty darn impressive. Thanks for serving our country. Post up often.
 

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Welcome to the forum!

A BIG SALUTE TO YOU!!!
 
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