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Old 03-26-2012, 08:28 PM   #1201
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This one is my favorite.
Thanks, I'm fond of it myself and we have a lot of miles together.
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:55 PM   #1202
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This one is at least somewhat lighter and a great deal less fugly, IMHO, maybe you'd agree?

That's one cool bike. Nice, classic roadster style. Any more info?
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:29 PM   #1203
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anyone beef up their beams?

looking to blast up the road,
80/100w too much?
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:28 PM   #1204
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Crazy looking Sportster there... that fork is very strange as is the steering stabilizer,. I'm sure they work but damn, they look like they came off an International Tractor!

I took mine up Coffee Pot Road in White River NF. It was a very nice ride, the weather's great but it's killing me, I've got work to do on the bikes, can't seem to stop riding long enough to tear into them!


Beautiful bike! What suspension are you running on the back? Is the front suspension stock?
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:12 PM   #1205
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Beautiful bike! What suspension are you running on the back? Is the front suspension stock?
Rears are 15" Progressive 413's. Sort of a test to see what I need back there. They work pretty well. Front is the stock Sport cartridge fork. I think I could use a slightly longer front fork now, maybe 2" overstock but if I do that I'll need to go with Race Tech emulators and I'm not sure I want to do that... I dunno, for now the weather's nice so I'm not real eager to pull it apart and miss out on riding time...



This pic shows what 2" of rear shock will get you... I like it!
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Old 03-28-2012, 04:32 AM   #1206
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Thumb I gotta admit, even though I ride a DR650 ...

I need this bike .
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:15 AM   #1207
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I need this bike .
It's big FUN... great torque and power and there's no sound like a sportster from 3000 to 6500, she just snarls!

Not done yet, I've got more changes planned, just too busy right now!
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:18 AM   #1208
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Rears are 15" Progressive 413's. Sort of a test to see what I need back there. They work pretty well. Front is the stock Sport cartridge fork. I think I could use a slightly longer front fork now, maybe 2" overstock but if I do that I'll need to go with Race Tech emulators and I'm not sure I want to do that... I dunno, for now the weather's nice so I'm not real eager to pull it apart and miss out on riding time...



This pic shows what 2" of rear shock will get you... I like it!
That looks good and just right for a scrambler. It is amazing how well that motor works finding traction in the dirt. Its a hoot
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:05 PM   #1209
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That looks good and just right for a scrambler. It is amazing how well that motor works finding traction in the dirt. Its a hoot
You got that right! I'm gonna ride it for the season this way. Well except for the tires Venoms are great on the street but don't really "hook up" in the dirt..
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:05 PM   #1210
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That's one cool bike. Nice, classic roadster style. Any more info?
Google "LSL XR1200"
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:52 AM   #1211
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I'll never admit it to him but Klays the reason I finally decided to start paying attention to your and you're.
That's Klay's.

Sportster content: my old '04 XL1200R in front. Gone now.

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Old 03-29-2012, 01:21 PM   #1212
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I just changed the stock 1200R stainless Roadster bars for some black 883N bars. The improvement is subtle but noticeable. Just a bit lower, but 2.5" narrower.

Before:
Bars4

After:
NewBars2

Comparison:
Bars3
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:23 PM   #1213
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Anybody been able to get their paws on a "72" as yet. They look really sharp. If they had a range of more than 75 miles?

Thanks for the PM, GUS. Read your post #1168. Couldn't agree more. I've owned 2 H-D's in the past.....but this thing is like the sweetest!

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Old 03-29-2012, 06:05 PM   #1214
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Anybody been able to get their paws on a "72" as yet. They look really sharp. If they had a range of more than 75 miles?

Thanks for the PM, GUS. Read your post #1168. Couldn't agree more. I've owned 2 H-D's in the past.....but this thing is like the sweetest!
Dakez would know for sure but I think it's a 3.3 gallon tank which would mean 140-50 between fillups, more if you like to live dangerous..
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Old 03-29-2012, 06:26 PM   #1215
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I just changed the stock 1200R stainless Roadster bars for some black 883N bars. The improvement is subtle but noticeable. Just a bit lower, but 2.5" narrower.

Before:
Bars4

After:
NewBars2

Comparison:
Bars3

Change that brake line!
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