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Anyone go on a 1000 mile trip on a Trident??

I have a '96 Trident with 24,000 miles on it. It's running great. I Live in Philadelphia PA and want to go to bike week in Florida this March. Anyone have experience riding say 1000 miles in two days, Running around town, then 1000 miles back? I did it on a Yamaha 650 back in 2000 and had no problem, it had 5000 miles on it, but it was Japanese. I've been told the Trident 900 is one of the most over engineered bikes ever. I assume that means for dependability. What's the most likely problem I might have? Not counting a sore bum. I don't want to get stuck in South Carolina...

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