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Old 07-02-2012, 12:54 AM   #1531
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Thanks mate.....
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:10 AM   #1532
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Yep.

If Harley would build a Sporty Scrambler they'd sell DOZENS of them.........

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Old 07-02-2012, 04:46 AM   #1533
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Yep.

If Harley would build a Sporty Scrambler they'd sell DOZENS of them.........

Sad, but true.
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:49 AM   #1534
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Thank you!

I think the stock Nightster shock length is 11", and I believe the chassis are identical, so the stock 13.5 " of the Roadster is night and day better than any other Sporty ever produced by the Motor Company.

Of course, "better" = actual, objective performance measures, such as cornering clearance, not subjective criteria, like "looks".
No to mention the super cramped cockpit on the nighty. My knees were in my ears compared to an roadster
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:31 AM   #1535
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What do you do when a guy comes in wanting a "New" Sportster with FAT laced wheels, a spring seat, springer front end, minnie-apes, saddle bags, 4.5 gal. tank, V&H Pipes and a Super Sucker with a race tune?" You build him one!!!

I likeeee! Details Please. What gas tank? What springer and how does it handle?
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:01 AM   #1536
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I likeeee! Details Please. What gas tank? What springer and how does it handle?

Gas tank is the stock 4.5 gallon tank. The bike was ordered through the custom build prgram from HD. The factory did the paint and wheels. Latus did the rest. In 2013 you will also be able to build a Dyna Street Bob.

Pacho. Do NOT try to save money looking at anything else.

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Old 07-09-2012, 05:39 PM   #1537
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. In 2013 you will also be able to build a Dyna Street Bob.
Source?

(My wet dream is the Fat Bob with factory equipped mids like they had back in '09.)
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:07 PM   #1538
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(My wet dream is the Fat Bob with factory equipped mids like they had back in '09.)
Swapping out forwards to mids is easy, and if you find the right person will probably just run you shipping.

Lots of people want to go from mids to forwards. Not many people going the other way.
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Old 07-09-2012, 06:57 PM   #1539
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I went from forwards to mids and ended up pocketing like $150 in the end. Buy em cheap on eBay, swap and sell yours.
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:03 AM   #1540
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Old 07-13-2012, 07:08 AM   #1541
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(My wet dream is the Fat Bob with factory equipped mids like they had back in '09.)
Get out of bed... You can do that now.
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:26 PM   #1542
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Bloodweiser; My "07" xl1200r looks similar to yours/pewter pearl silver. I have HD 1/4 fairing and mids also. What magnetic tank bag you go there? I'm using my Eclipse old school tank bag with sleeve slipped over the back rest pad currently. Like your choice of Wolfman bag also. I'm considering going with Giant loop Great Basin bag for luggage.
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Old 07-20-2012, 11:37 PM   #1543
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I likeeee! Details Please. What gas tank? What springer and how does it handle?
What is not to detest about this bike?
Fat front tyre. Why? Obsolete and inefficient front suspension.Dumb matt black paint. Boring black exhausts. Bizarre high handlebars.
Oh yeah. The panniers are OK. My wife has a set.
Are RTW Doug, John Wesley and Jimmy the Hog the only serious bike builders anymore?
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:00 AM   #1544
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Bloodweiser; My "07" xl1200r looks similar to yours/pewter pearl silver. I have HD 1/4 fairing and mids also. What magnetic tank bag you go there? I'm using my Eclipse old school tank bag with sleeve slipped over the back rest pad currently. Like your choice of Wolfman bag also. I'm considering going with Giant loop Great Basin bag for luggage.

Nelson Rigg CL-600. Fits well and holds a bunch.
I think I scored it for a 20 spot on ebay.

The Wolfman works pretty great for trips.
- Ebay (noticing a trend?), $120 I think.


Enough jabber Tiells, pics!
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:20 AM   #1545
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What is not to detest about this bike?
Fat front tyre. Why? Obsolete and inefficient front suspension.Dumb matt black paint. Boring black exhausts. Bizarre high handlebars.
The bike is purpose built. It is fucking awesome and the owner is pleased as punch.

It is an Urban bike and he can't stop laughing as he racks up the Miles. It has already been back for two services. (meaning he is riding it... A LOT)

So You know not of which you speak.
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