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Old 05-13-2011, 06:39 AM   #328
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Originally Posted by Bloodweiser View Post
Ditch them and you'll come out ahead. My roadster came with forwards, sold them for $200 and picked up mids for $50.
+1. I bought an '04 1200R a couple weeks ago, PO had put forward controls on it.

Got a set of new mid-controls off a Nightster for $80, and the bike feels like a real motorcycle again. I personally don't know how anyone can ride with forward controls. I put about a hundred miles on the bike before I could switch them out and never felt like I was in complete control of it.
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