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Offline Mother

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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #220 on: May 21, 2020, 09:38:41 am »
have to love some peoples skill in making beautiful harleys out of sportsters
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #221 on: May 21, 2020, 10:17:35 am »
That is a Beaut, I cannot understand that some People don't like Harleys........ ::)
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #222 on: May 21, 2020, 10:56:08 am »

I want a Fatboy Lo so bad I can't stand it.

Show us a Fatboy Lo please.
Been a Fatboy fan for many years, it's probably the HD I see myself on the most.
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #223 on: May 21, 2020, 11:05:45 am »

I want a Fatboy Lo so bad I can't stand it.

Show us a Fatboy Lo please.
Been a Fatboy fan for many years, it's probably the HD I see myself on the most.

Google Fatboy Lo, then click images, there's hundreds of images of the model.
 

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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #224 on: May 21, 2020, 11:10:57 am »
my First Harley
bought this VRod new in 2006.........loved this bike ......only problem is they have very small tanks and you end up riding from garage to garage

bike has a very much drag bike feel........
used to race my mate shaun on his KTM 950.........hehehe he can tell you how this bike did.....goes like a bat out of hell

today you can pick them up fairly cheap as they been discontinued by harley and many owners dont put too many km on them......they come in a few versions ie  night rod etc

A couple of years ago me and 2 nephews did a SA trip for 2 weeks, Night rod, KTM 990 R and GS Adv. The Night rod was faster then both the KTM and GS but boyoboy, you need to hold on at 200km + without any wind protection. the most comfortable was the GS (Yes we shared bikes ) The KTM was the most fun but after 6 hours in the seat your ass was feeling it. The Night rod was filled up at every little town, but it gave us the opportunity to see so much of this beautiful country.
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #225 on: May 21, 2020, 11:21:16 am »
Iirc, the VRod engine was a collaboration between Porsche and HD engine designers?

I can't remember what exactly it was, but there wasn't much room between the engine and frame, thus the engine had to be removed for valve inspections or cam inspection, my memory fails me.
 

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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #226 on: May 21, 2020, 11:24:52 am »

I want a Fatboy Lo so bad I can't stand it.

Show us a Fatboy Lo please.
Been a Fatboy fan for many years, it's probably the HD I see myself on the most.

Google Fatboy Lo, then click images, there's hundreds of images of the model.

 ::) ::) :peepwall:
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #227 on: May 21, 2020, 12:18:57 pm »

I want a Fatboy Lo so bad I can't stand it.

Show us a Fatboy Lo please.
Been a Fatboy fan for many years, it's probably the HD I see myself on the most.

Google Fatboy Lo, then click images, there's hundreds of images of the model.

 ::) ::) :peepwall:


the new new fat boy is awesome........
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #228 on: May 21, 2020, 12:21:29 pm »
Iirc, the VRod engine was a collaboration between Porsche and HD engine designers?

I can't remember what exactly it was, but there wasn't much room between the engine and frame, thus the engine had to be removed for valve inspections or cam inspection, my memory fails me.


my dad and i fitted an aftermarket tank from the states to get an extra few litre capacity............we literally had the bike in half to get to fit the tank.......not a lot of space to move on the vrod for sure
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #229 on: May 21, 2020, 12:21:57 pm »

the new new fat boy is awesome........

Love it!  :thumleft:
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #230 on: May 21, 2020, 12:44:12 pm »

I want a Fatboy Lo so bad I can't stand it.

Show us a Fatboy Lo please.
Been a Fatboy fan for many years, it's probably the HD I see myself on the most.
Sorry Big, but he asked so Iíll show mine.




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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #231 on: May 21, 2020, 12:47:39 pm »

I want a Fatboy Lo so bad I can't stand it.

Show us a Fatboy Lo please.
Been a Fatboy fan for many years, it's probably the HD I see myself on the most.
Sorry Big, but he asked so Iíll show mine.




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they are nice all blacked out  :thumleft:
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #232 on: May 21, 2020, 01:42:58 pm »
just saw this article from the wall street journal

all going a bit sideways this year for harley


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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #233 on: May 21, 2020, 01:46:22 pm »
just saw this article from the wall street journal

all going a bit sideways this year for harley

this may push up the prices on second hand harleys however
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #234 on: May 21, 2020, 01:50:28 pm »
its the right course of action..rationalise the products to save costs. Instead of having the huge range streamline models. Harley wont lose too many sales from this strategy i believe.
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #235 on: May 21, 2020, 03:00:57 pm »

Sorry Big, but he asked so Iíll show mine.


Man, that is sweet!  :drif:
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #236 on: May 21, 2020, 03:36:15 pm »
I want an old FXR badly man.  Build one of those unexpectedly good handling Harleys and go hammer it.
 

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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #237 on: May 21, 2020, 04:10:15 pm »
I have a new favorite, seems like I will be getting a Fatboy some day!

I like the Sportster particularly because its still closest to a bike for me. The couches I always feel like you could just as well be in a car, its so big.
But this thread is definitely changing my opinion.
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #238 on: May 21, 2020, 04:33:33 pm »
Should i ever buy another harley it would be the break out ..that is sex on wheels...

keep the tourers and highway mile eaters... iwill tour on a brake out with a tool bag and a bed roll... like a cowboy
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Re: Harley Davidson
« Reply #239 on: May 21, 2020, 04:41:31 pm »
Softail Low rider S for me if I win the lotto.

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