View Full Version : Our new ride.....

02-08-2008, 06:00 PM
My wife and I purchased a motorcycle this afternoon. It is a 2006 Suzuki C50T.


Larger Picture (http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2006models/2006-Suzuki-Boulevard-C50Ta.jpg)

It was a tad chilly on the ride home but I didn't care. I was thrilled to be back in the saddle. I'll get some real pictures posted in the next few days. It's too dark right now for good ones.

02-08-2008, 06:16 PM

Don't forget to wear your helmets. :wink02:

02-08-2008, 06:26 PM
We always wear full face helmets. I hate taking a bug to the face at 60 mph. LOL.

02-08-2008, 06:44 PM
Wow! Nice Bike! :nw:

The Duke
02-08-2008, 07:05 PM
dude, that's a sweet ride :thumbsup:

beats the hell out of driving the school bus I guess

Don't forget to wear your helmets. :wink02:


you better get yourself some steelers helmets :helmet:

02-08-2008, 07:14 PM
Thanks guys. :) I can't wait for the warmer weather. Still That half hour ride in 45 degree air wasn't bad at all. Just layer up and you're good to go. :)

02-08-2008, 07:50 PM
So what made you go for the Suzuki? My buddy is pushing me hard on Triumph and my Uncle in law was actually in the photo on the cover of the 2004 Harley Davidson guide, so you know he's a Harley guy. I may take the plunge in the next couple of years.

02-08-2008, 07:54 PM
VERY nice bike. :cheers:

Don't let Ben see it. :chuckle:

02-08-2008, 08:01 PM
I believe that when you buy a Harley you're paying an additional $1000 or more just to have the name Harley Davidson on the tank than you would for a comparable Japanese bike.

I like nice riding cruiser style bikes. I test rode quite a few bikes and the one that we( my wife and I) kept going back to was the Suzuki.

It sits nice and low. My wife, who is 5' 3", can sit on the seat and firmly get both feet flat on the ground. She will be riding it too. I found it to be very comfortable as well.

The "T" model came with all the accessories we wanted. On most other bikes we'd have had to add them at a cost of about $600+.

It's got an 805 cc engine. It's got plenty of grunt for cruising the highway and yet is light enough to toss it around the corners pretty good. The footboards and gear controls are awesome. How did I ever ride without them!? LOL!

02-08-2008, 08:04 PM
One other thing... This bike will be ridden mostly by me this year. My wife is going to take a refresher motorcycle safety course. She has her license but hasn't ridden in about a decade. This bike is going to be hers. Next year we'll get me a slightly bigger one. Possibly a Yamaha V-Star 1100 or a Suzuki C90.

02-08-2008, 08:30 PM
It's not the best picture but so many people had asked to see it that I just had to oblige. :o)


02-08-2008, 08:32 PM
Wow! Nice!

tony hipchest
02-08-2008, 09:17 PM
It's not the best picture but so many people had asked to see it that I just had to oblige. :o)


other than the reflectors, its missing lots of gold/yellow.

sharp looking bike and very cool you and the wife will be cruising together.

02-09-2008, 12:14 AM
Gotta say.... Very nice.

02-09-2008, 08:11 AM
Thanks guys. :) I ride paranoid. I'm constantly keeping track of every vehicle around me as much as possible while still trying to enjoy the ride.

02-09-2008, 08:32 PM
You'll shoot your eye out, you'll shoot your eye out....oh...........................

Whoops. Wrong topic! Sorry.

Nice bike, though. Have fun!

02-11-2008, 06:55 PM
Mother nature isn't cooperating with me. :dang: I know... It's February.

Every fiber of my body wants to just go RIDE! I think on Thursday I'll take it into work for my afternoon shift. It should be about 40 degrees then. :smile:

Here's a pic I took today. Yes.... I wheeled it out of the garage in 15 degree weather just to take a picture. :flap: Oh neat... I just noticed my reflections in all the chrome. :thumbsup:


Polamalu Princess
02-11-2008, 07:49 PM
AWESOME!!! My hubby would love to have a bike like that.

02-11-2008, 11:16 PM
when i saw the thread title (before reading the OP), i thought it was preacher tellign us he traded the 'stang for a minivan and a down ayment on his house, then i thought you hd bought the mustang.... alas, it is neither