Go Sportsters

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Bloodweiser, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Bloodweiser

    Bloodweiser honestly

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    I know there's a ton of sporties on ADV.



    I'd rather see your modded-for-go bikes, but I'll take a looker too.
    I just think it's about time for another pro sportster rally.




    883, 900, 1100, 1200 I don't care.
    I need ideas that don't involve more chrome, skulls or speedo-relocating.




    My new-to-me 1200r.

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  2. gelandestrasse

    gelandestrasse Fidem Scit

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    Is that the ultra low seat?
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  3. Riteris

    Riteris Dessert Runner

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    Because it is a holiday week, does that mean Friday comes early?:norton
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  4. Bloodweiser

    Bloodweiser honestly

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    yes.
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  5. Bloodweiser

    Bloodweiser honestly

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    already got a stocker coming to replace this grampa seat. maybe one of you old timers is interested?

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  6. page62

    page62 Been here awhile

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    How about a bigger fuel tank that will get you further than the next bar?

    j/k :rofl
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  7. Lopoetve

    Lopoetve Been here awhile

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    a word of advice - really ride the stocker before you get rid of the grandpa seat. The stock seat on those bikes is, by far, the most uncomfortable seat I've ever ridden. Really. I miss mine, but NOT that seat.

    Many of the aftermarket ones are questionable too - the mustang sloped too much forward, so you got racked in the junk on every stop. Comfy otherwise.
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  8. Merle O'Broham

    Merle O'Broham too beaucoup

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  9. Shooter1

    Shooter1 Been here awhile

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    I like Sporties, especially the "R's". Nice bike.
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  10. Bloodweiser

    Bloodweiser honestly

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    This bike is righteous.

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    The grampa seat and I get along fine, just a damned thing to look at. My lady likes it fine too. I'll probably keep it around for her and longer rides.
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  11. windmill

    windmill Long timer

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    +1000,

    Rather ride a bus, than spend more than 45 minutes on the stock seat.
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  12. spraypilot

    spraypilot Been here awhile

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    Save yourself some trouble with the POS Sporty and just sell it to me!:freaky
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  13. Bloodweiser

    Bloodweiser honestly

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    I thought I heard the stock seat wasn't too bad... ?

    Anyway, got a nice deal on it on ebay.



    Looking for a duffle or something like. I keep coming back to the wolfman beta, any input on this? Other ideas that doesn't look like a leather keg?



    ....and where are these other sporties?! POST EM UP.
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  14. mr openroad

    mr openroad Target Fixated

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    grampa seat looks good too me and looks comfortable :dunno
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  15. pm9654

    pm9654 Been here awhile

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    Had a grandpa seat on my old '91. Put on a Corbin because I hated the look of it. Corbin was pretty nice. I think the best thing to do is to throw away HD's lame excuse for shocks and put on some real ones! I have had two different Sporties, loved them both!
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  16. Lopoetve

    Lopoetve Been here awhile

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    50 miles and I was in pain. 100 miles and i had tears in my eye. 130 miles, end of tank (on a REAL push day), and I could barely walk.

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  17. drhach

    drhach gorillamanufacturing.com

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    Well, you could start by getting some mid controls. After that, check out Storz Performance. I don't think they sell anything with skulls on it.

    http://www.storzperf.com/
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  18. Richy

    Richy Been here awhile

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    Just took a short ride on my beater-

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  19. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    That 3.3 gallon tank will take that bike 150 miles on the highway...
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  20. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    +1... A Roadster with Forwards... :puke1

    Storz stuff rocks! :super
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