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Old 12-14-2011, 03:25 PM   #901
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Yep, that's me, in the italian alps, today..
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Old 12-28-2011, 05:02 AM   #902
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Well Santa, you didn't pull through this year. But next year I'll be REALLY REALLY good, and in exchange I think it's only fair to ask for this in exchange:

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Old 12-29-2011, 09:04 AM   #903
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I have really been lusting after an XL1200R lately. I never gave sporties much of a look but this roadster is old-school cool!
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Old 12-29-2011, 12:17 PM   #904
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I have really been lusting after an XL1200R lately. I never gave sporties much of a look but this roadster is old-school cool!
The first "big" bike I rode was a Sportster back in 1964ish. I've always had a soft spot in my heart for them, so I took one for a test ride at the Long Beach IMS I really wanted to like that bike, but alas I didn't. I guess I've gotten used to my creature comforts. I was not comfortable on it at all - shook, rattled (and not in an Italian bike kind of way), hard seat, ergos that no longer really worked for me. *sigh* I really wanted to like that bike.

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Old 12-29-2011, 09:19 PM   #905
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Old 12-29-2011, 09:34 PM   #906
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Old 01-02-2012, 09:23 PM   #907
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This may sound crazy, but I'm contemplating trading my 1125r for an xb12s.... Many reasons!
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Old 01-03-2012, 02:50 AM   #908
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This may sound crazy, but I'm contemplating trading my 1125r for an xb12s.... Many reasons!
I'd do it!
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:04 AM   #909
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The first "big" bike I rode was a Sportster back in 1964ish. I've always had a soft spot in my heart for them, so I took one for a test ride at the Long Beach IMS I really wanted to like that bike, but alas I didn't. I guess I've gotten used to my creature comforts. I was not comfortable on it at all - shook, rattled (and not in an Italian bike kind of way), hard seat, ergos that no longer really worked for me. *sigh* I really wanted to like that bike.

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That is why I am looking at the "R" rather than the "N" which does look better, imo. The R comes with Standard seating position and a it is taller than most sportsters therefore has more clearance. I have read if you replace the stock shocks with progressive 401's or cheaper and better yet used Roadking shocks it provides a much better ride. As far as the "shake" goes, I enjoy riding my Harley so the vibes doesn't bother me one bit. I think I would like a Guzzi as well and have lusted more than once after your Norge! Hmmm...maybe I need to add another bike to my wish list?
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Old 01-03-2012, 02:48 PM   #910
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Unless you're doing a lot of track days, I could see the appeal in a trade like that.

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Old 01-03-2012, 04:14 PM   #911
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Honda Shadow 750RS tricolor. I really dig this little bike.
Tune the FI, fit some better rear shocks and fork springs, and I got my new commuter.
The tricolor makes me happy.
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:48 AM   #912
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:51 AM   #913
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Old 01-04-2012, 10:19 AM   #914
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