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

  1. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard Instagram @motopossum Super Moderator

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    I realized on Friday that I hadn't properly washed my Sportster in months. Spent 3 hours cleaning it and checking it over. Even waxed the entire frame, seat and tank off!

    Not a great shot but it wouldn't stop reflecting!

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  2. Jarlaxle

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  3. Kevm

    Kevm Eternal Optimist

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    Really? Compared to what?

    I see plenty of other Harley OEM and aftermarket pegs that are that expensive too.

    I've got a set on one of our V7's abd think they're solid/quality.
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  4. vntgmx

    vntgmx Been here awhile

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    What is the luggage rack you have on there? Looking to add a couple of soft bags/messenger style to my 2018 1200 custom which has the same rear setup
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  5. Webman

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    Agreed, those are machined, and they’ve gotta recoup the cost of the setup for what must be fairly small numbers. Price seems fair to me.
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  6. vntgmx

    vntgmx Been here awhile

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    out and about on a beautiful Florida day in the country side

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  7. Jarlaxle

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    I recall my 4" mini-floorboard pegs were fifty bucks.
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  9. Kevm

    Kevm Eternal Optimist

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    That sounds cheap to me. Were they decent? At that price it's expect cheaper metal and poor finish or the like.
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  10. Jarlaxle

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    Yes-they're V-Twin Manufacturing, IIRC.
  11. Kevm

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    Sounds like they were used or on closeout somewhere cause:

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    vntgmx Been here awhile

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    Edward Richie on Etsy. He’ll make whatever you like. I believe it was called the traveler and I don’t remember the height I know I had him make it a little bit shorter than the standard height that he advertises
    Does quality custom work in bare or black finishes.
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  13. Jarlaxle

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    A6220B89-70FF-4627-B9DD-DF5DD2885F3E.jpeg My selfmade sissybar and rack…..15 inches
  15. Ginger Beard

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    They're some cheapo HD bag support knockoffs from eBay. Had to add my own hardware as what it came with was pot metal. The hoops themselves are decent quality.
  16. Jarlaxle

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    Sounds like a lot of the cheap crash bars. Bar is fine (though chrome quality varies wildly), hardware is crap.
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  18. bikeridermark

    bikeridermark Long timer Supporter

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    Knightdesigns forward control brackets to lower the pegs. These were on my sidecar rig when I bought it. $80. Screenshot_20210523-213910_Chrome.jpg
  19. Jarlaxle

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    A simple chunk of machined anodized(?) aluminum versus a painted mini-floorboard with a rubber insert? I re-checked my records-they were actually sixty bucks, not fifty.
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    Do those only work on forward controls?